Hewitt Establishment Paid: Breeding and Racing Ventures of Late Buffalo Turfman Profitable., Daily Racing Form, 1923-03-07


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HEWITT ESTABLISHMENT PAID Breeding and Racing Ventures of Late Buffalo Turfman Profitable LEXINGTON Ky March 6 John I Smith trainermanager of the thoroughbreds belonging to the estate of the late Herbert H Hewitt of Buffalo and which are to be sold here Thursday March 22 under the auspices of the Kentucky Sales Company left last night for Buffalo to see the execu ¬ tors of the estate relative to the closing out of the fortysix horses which to him are as so many children for all with the exception of the mares Coy Maid Aviston Inspiration and Run of Luck were bred by him for his deceased employer employerSmith Smith began l is connection with and served for Mr Hewitt thirteen years ago With four mares costing 3000 Smith entered upon a racing and breeding venture that was so eminently successful that what the estate will realize out of the sale can he says be counted as profit profitI I have heard it stated that Mr Hewitts racing and breeding fun cost him a quarter of a million dollars said Smith but not in my time My connection with him was har monious and successful I havent any books to refer to as to maintenance and income be ¬ cause each year the affairs were closed up and transactions completed but as I know the run of affaiis the fortysix horses in my hands at Mr Hewitts death stood him clear clearSmith Smith declined to state his views or what the horses will bring at the auction but the consensus of opinion hereabouts is that they should judging oy the market last fall av ¬ erage around 3000 perhaps 3500

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