Doncaster Yearling Sales, Daily Racing Form, 1922-09-17


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DONCASTER YEARLING SALES DONCASTER, England, September 16. A number of yearling purchases by American breeders and horse owners have marked the Doncaster yearling sales this week. The chief American buyer was Walter J. Salmon of New York, but A. B. Hancock and H. P. Headley also acquired several choice youngsters. During sales of the week 287 were disposed of at an average of ,350. Seventeen from Sledmere Stud averaged 1,000. The top-priced ones of the consignment included the filly by The Tetrarch Lady Josephine, purchased by the Aga Khan for 5,000 ; the filly by Gay Crusader Sonora, for which Boyd Rcchfort paid 7,500 ; the colt by Lemberg Queenlet, sold for 7,500 to Frank Hartigan. Other good prices were realized for the colt by The Tetrarch Salamander, which went to the Aga Khan for 5,000, and the colt by Prince Palatine Decagone, bought by F. Hogg for 0,000. Top prices at Fridays sales were 4,500. paid by Mrs. S. Whitburn for the filly by Tracery Cantrip, and 0,500 paid by F. Darling for the filly by Bachelors Double Dancing Dora. The high average for the sales wao made possible by the strong demand for the general run of youngsters, in conjunction with the usual rush of bidding on tlie choicer offerings. The yiarlings bought for Walter J. Salmon of New York were the colt by Lemberg Lindal, ,000 ; filly by Swynford Eos, ,500, and the filly by Charles OMalley Chiffre JAmour, ,000. A. B. Hancock obtained the filly by White Eagle Orris, ,-500 ; colt by Volta Parakeet, ,750, and the filly by Black Jester Easter Beauty, ,250. A fine celt by Gay Crusader Port Sunlight was purchased for a friend of Mr. Hancocks for ,750 and the filly by Cylgad Aircraft j.was bought for H. P. Headley for ,800. These American purchases will be shipped to the United States on the Menominee within a fortnight.

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