Career of Playfellow Ends; Brother of Man o War Dies, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-14


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Career of Playfellow Ends Brother of Man o War Dies DiesMIDDLEBURG MIDDLEBURG Va May 13 Daniel C Sands master of Benton Farm reports the death of the agea Playfellow The younger brother of Man o War did stud duty at this es ¬ tablishment He did not beget any ¬ thing outstanding His most note ¬ worthy achievement was in siring the mare Florhi who as a brood mare produced the stake winner Little Beans to the cover of Mirafcl a brother of Sarazen SarazenA A bay foal of 1918 and bred at August Belmonts Nursery Stud Playfellow was sired by Fair Play from Rock Sands daughter Mahu bah also the dam of My Play a good stake winner and sire of Head Play and Plucky Flay Masda a stake winner and successful producer and Mirabelle also a producer producerPlayfellow Playfellow figured in a Sensational court action Sold for 100000 by James F Quincy Johnson to Sam C Hildreth who was acting in be ¬ half of Harry F Sinclair it devel ¬ oped that he was a roarer Sin ¬ clair canceled the deal but it was necessary for him to make a court issue of the case before the sale was revoked

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