Chinn Buys Battle Creek: Will Try for the Derby with Him Arrivals Beginning at Breeding Farms, Daily Racing Form, 1924-01-27


view raw text

CHINN i BUYS BATTLE CREEK Will Try for the Derby With Him Arrivals Beginning at Breeding Farms. LEXINGTON, Ky.. Jan. 2C Phil T. Chinn today closed with Whitney Moore for the purchase of the good three-year-old colt. Battle Creek, by Sweep On, out of Munition, by McGee. Chinn said that he had bought the colt for his own account, feeling that ho has a splendid chance fGr the Kentucky Derby and other events for three-year-olds. Chinn, however, declined to confirm the report that he had paid 5,000 for Battle Creek. "I do not care to say what I paid for him," he said, "but I will say that I paid a good price and I feel that I have bought him where he will make me some money." The first foal of the season at Emil Ilerzs Short Grass Stud is a bay colt, by Pennant Mary Belle, by Ballot. Herz says it is a very good individual. Ilerz is leaving Sunday morning for New York on business and expects to return to Lexington the latter part of the week. The first foal at Belair Farm is the properly of Brownell Combs and is a half-sister to the good race mare Sweetheart, being a chestnut filly by Pennant Humanity, by Voter. Teresa J., by Helmet, has foaled a chestnut colt by Trevisco at John IT. Morris Bosque Bonita Farm and will be mated with Playfellow.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1924012701_12_5
Library of Congress Record: