Royce Rools Sells For 1,500: A. K. Macomber Pays Big Price for the Pimlico Spring Handicap Winner., Daily Racing Form, 1919-05-18


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ROYCE ROOLS SELLS FOR 11500 A K Macomber Pays Big Price for the Pimlico Spring Handicap Winner NEW YORK N Y May 17 A large crowd attended the dispersal sale of the horses of T M Cross which was held in the paddock at Jamaica before todays racing When the star of the sale Royce Rools was offered it became evident the good horses would bring good prices The first bid of 1000 was rapidly topped and spirited bidding in which R L Bresler John McKee and C J Fitz Gerald participated saw the Salvation gelding advanced to 11500 at which figure auctioneer Frank Bains hammer fell and Mr Fitz Gerald became the nominal purchaser It was later announced that he had acted for A K Macomber and Royce Rools the conqueror of Wcsty Hogan Omar Khayyam and other good handicap horses would go under Walter Jennings care Mr Macombers action proved highly popular among enthusiasts who accepted it as an indication of a renewal of the interest which waned during his war activities last season Kali tan the Preakness winner of 1917 went to R A Smith acting for the Woodland Stock Farm after a bidding contest with Dr R H McCarter Potter former master of the request Stud Krewer the good imported twoyearold winner 11 Davis for ¬ tunately secured for 3 00 The prices for all were as follows followsProperty Property of T M Cross Chicago 111 Royce Rools b g 4 by Salvation Sainto Saintolat 11500Krewer lat A K Macomber 11500 Krewer b c 2 by Alford Keadean II IIB B Davis 3500 3500Kalitan Kalitan DallyWoodland b li 5 by Key Hindoo Dally Woodland Stock Farm 3500 Romany 3500Romany DoraIt blk c 2 by Eeouen May Dora It H McCarter Potter 3000 3000Orleans Orleans LadyInstallator Girl br f 2 by Jack Atkin Lady Installator W M Congdon 1000 1000Lucius Lucius ch h 5 by Isidor Roxanc M F FBonner C50Cain Bonner C50 Cain Spring b g 3 by Zeus Boueda G GWatkinson Watkinson 100 100Property Property of John Sanford Amsterdam N Y Titanium 1 c 2 br Radium Pliilistia P PS 850Diomedes S P Randolph 850 Diomedes ch c 2 by Voter Fille de Guerre GuerreT 350Dominican T 0 Webber i 350 Dominican ch c 2 by Prertlcatettr TJbve Apple TJbveApple C B Williams 300 300Manager Manager Trail tor of the FasigTipton Company remarked that lie had never heard of such prices being paid for horses A good horse is worth a small fortune said lie This shows the wonder ¬ ful present interest in the thoroughbred and turf affairs

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