High Priced Austrian Yearling, Daily Racing Form, 1919-02-06


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T HIGH PRICED AUSTRIAN YEARLING Considering ho- badly things were going in the war, yearlings sold at remarkable prices in Austria -Hungary this year. Recently the Hungarian government stud capped all prevtous rrgnres for the season by selling a yearling colt by Adam Prignitz to Coiuit Bela Trichy for 170.000 kroncli, which is a record .for the stud. nnd. says "Vigilant" in the Sportsman, has only twice ben beaten by Sceptre and Cupbearer,. Prignitz "was foaled in Germany, but is of pure English .blood, by Galtee More Princess Patti, by Royal Hamilton. After racing in Germany she was sent to England and became the property of II. ile la Rue, who passed her on to Count Szapary, and, with a filly-foal by Cicero and bred to Mintagon. she went to Hungary in 1911. Taking the krone at its normal value of twenty-one cents, this youngster by Adam fetched in round figures 7,150, while the average for the whole band of yearlings panned out at upward of ,500. Prignitz was fouled in 1907, and should therefore be in her prime.

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