Earliest High-Priced Yearling, Daily Racing Form, 1921-06-18


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EARLIEST HIGHPRICED YEARLING YEARLINGThe The first yearling to reach four figures at auction in England was Priam for whom William Chifney gave 5000 in 1S23 Priam proved he was worth all that was paid for him by winning the Derby and subsequently Lord Chesterfield gave 15000 for him In 1S3R an American gave 17500 for Priam It was not until 1837 when Glcnlivet by Rowton was sold for 5050 that another yearling reached four figures at auction in England Glcn livet was a failure

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1920s/drf1921061801/drf1921061801_2_6
Local Identifier: drf1921061801_2_6
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800