Offers 5,000 For Sam Freedman, Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-06


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OFFERS 15000 FOR SAM FREEDMAN LOUISVILLE Ky April 5 Joe Umensetter yes ¬ terday morning turned down an offer of 15000 made by John E Madden for Sam Freedman the sensational twoyearold that is credited with hav ¬ ing worked threeeighths in 335 over the Churchill Downs track about six vyeeks ago agoMr Mr Madden was so desirous of securing the colt that he produced his check book and told Umenset ter lie would write out a check for the full amount offered if he would consent to sell Umensetter told Mr Madden that if he wanted the colt he would have to increase his offer to 25000 Madden de ¬ parted for Lexington without signifying any inten ¬ tion of going l eyond 15000 Oscar Rehm a local merchant owns a half interest in the colt and he has jone on record as being unwilling to dispose of him at any figure Madden might have had posses ¬ sion of the colt now had he come to terms with Umensetter about a month ago when the latter told Madden he could have him for 5500 5500Sam Sam Freedman is a bay colt by Pataud Feme sole and was bred at Hamburg Place Pataud his sire is a French horse and was brought to this country by S C Hildretli Local horsemen who have seen this colt in his trials concede he is one of the fastest youngsters that has worked over the Churchill Downs course in recent years but they are divided in their opinion as to whether a colt that has never faced the barrier is really worth the price placed on him by Mr Umensetter

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