Sale Of Roman Soldier May Be Closed Today, Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-11


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SALE OF ROMAN SOLDIER MY BE CLOSED TODAY I HOMEWOOD 111 June 10 Negotiations for the transfer of the crack threeyearold Roman Soldier runnerup to Omaha in the Kentucky Derby and winner of the Texas Derby to an undisclosed patron believed to be Mrs R B Fairbanks of Indianapolis had reached such a stage Monday that con ¬ summation of the deal was expected within twentyfour hours hoursWith With the transfer of the son of Cohort and Miamba to Detroit where he is sched ¬ uled to start in Saturdays renewal of the 25000 Detroit Derby negotiations shifted to that city Phil Reuter who owns the star threeyearold in partnership with El wood Sachsenmaier is known to have re ¬ fused several offers for the colt but before leaving Washington Park Saturday indi ¬ cated that he expected the prospective pur ¬ chaser now dickering for the colt to meet their terms termsAlthough Although there has been no announce ¬ ment of price it is believed that transfer of the Sachsenmaier Reuter racer would involve as large an amount if not more than has been paid for a horse in several years yearsMrs Mrs Fairbanks is owner of one of the largest stables at Washington Park Shortly before the Kentucky Derby she purchased Bluebeard from W R Coe for the express purpose of having a representative in the Kentucky Derby

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