Jock Atkin Sold for Paltry Sum: Noted Stallion Brings Only ,000 at Auction Eighty Horses Disposed of for 6,585, Daily Racing Form, 1919-12-06


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JACK ATKIN SOLD FOR PALTRY SUM Noted Stallion Brings Only ,000 at Auction Eighty Horses Disposed Of for 6,585, LEXINGTON, Ky., December r. Under the auspices of the Kentucky Sales Company at Tattersalls this afternoon eighty thoroughbred stallions, mares, geldings and weanlings were sold for 0,585, an average of 57.30. The top of the sale was the stallion Jack Atkin. sold for the. account of Mrs. Rarney Schreiber, to Messrs. White and Garnett, of Hopkinsville, for ,000. Six others sold for Mrs. Schreiber brought . The sale was well attended and the bidding was brisk for all desirable offerings, but tlie mares for the greater part were culls. The demand for weanlings was strong. There were only fourteen sold, and they fetched 4,273. The three by Colin sold to divide a partnership lietween Sidney Bedford, owner of the dams, and E. R. McLean, owner of the stallion, brought ,100. They were knocked down to Dr. W. E. Coover, "for the account of a patron," as he expressed it. Three weanlings consigned by Al Smitha realized ,500. At the sale on November 29, 1918, the dams of these foals were purchased by Smitha for au aggregate of 25. The ten head sold for the estate of the bite E. A. Docter brought au aggregate of ,000, one-half of which was paid for the stallion Sand Marsh, which was knocked down to Phil T. Chinn for Andrew Miller.

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