Deauville Yearling Sales: Aga Khan Largest Buyer-J. E. Widener Pays Highest Price-Many American Purchasers, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-27


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DEAUVILLE YEARLING SALES Aga Khan Largest Buyer J. E. Widener Pays Highest Price Many American Purchasers. SPECIAL CABLEGRAM. DEAUVILLE, France, Aug. 26. A recapitulation of the yearling sales at Deauville, which have now been completed, shows that the Aga Khan was the largest buyer, with an expenditure of over a million francs. Joseph E. Wideners purchases totaled under the million mark. Other big buyers were Julius Fleischmann, Ogden Mills, R. B. Strassburger and A. K. Macomber. Mr. Widener paid the highest price of the sales when he went to 250,000 francs for the chestnut colt by Nimbus Galloping Jenny. Tho Baron Maurice de Rothschilds Sarda-naple youngsters averaged 110,000 francs. The average price paid for Mrs. H. B. Dur-yeas offerings by Sweeper II. was 100,000 francs. The yearlings purchased by Mr. Widener have been shipped to Jerry Welsh at Chan-tilly to be broken and trained. Mr. Fleisch-manns purchases went to Galan Brown at Chantilly.

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