J. E. Widener Buys Sweeper II. For 0,000, Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-06


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JEWIDENERBUYS SWEEPER II FOR 70000 NEW YORK N Y June 5 Joseph E Widener has purchased Sweeper II the thirteenyearold stallion by Broomstick Ravello II by Sir Hugo from Mrs H B Duryea for a re ¬ ported price of 70000 according to an announcement today Tho horso is being shipped from Mrs Duryeas Haras du Gazon in France and is due to arrive in this country shortly He will then be put at stud service serviceSweeper Sweeper II was a firstclass per ¬ former on the turf in his racing days He won the July Stakes the Richmond Stakes and the Middle Park Plate as a twoyearold in England As a three yearold he won the Two Thousand I Guineas and ran third to the great j Tracery three times conceding weight to the latter latterHis j His record in the stud has been a good one Last year he had thirteen winners in French racing for a total of 585746 Among these was Zenoia the unbeaten twoyearold winner of four races and 529505 529505Sweeper Sweeper II s dam Ravello II was j bred to Broomstick and sent to France i In 1906 Pie vas foaled in France but J his blood lines arc American and he is expected to meet with great success j in the stud here

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