Admiration for Nigrette Led Lister to Purchase Eternity, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-24


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Admiration for Nigrette Led Lister to Purchase Eternity EternityLEXINGTON LEXINGTON Ky May 22 Probably because he once owned Nigrette B F Lis ¬ ter New England business executive was prompted to journey to Lexington nearly two years ago for the purpose of buying a weanling son of Bull Dog Rose Eternal from Coldstream Stud This youngster named Eternity recently graduated from the maiden ranks at Suffolk Downs DownsLister Lister after losing Nigrette maintained great respect for the daughter of Rose Eternal In 1939 Lister purchased a son of Bull Dog Rose Eternal for 11600 This was the first foal Rose Eternal had by Bull Dog and as Bull Brier he won at his first asking He was third in the National Stal ¬ lion Stakes and ran six furlongs at Narra gansett Park in 110 i Eternal Bull jvho came along the fol ¬ lowing year was purchased by Allen T Simmons for 5300 and except for inter ¬ ference the colt probably would have won at his first asking However he continued to race well and defeated Alsab in the Myles Standish Stakes at Suffolk Downs That fine essay probably caused Lister to trek to Lexington for he purchased Eter ¬ nity soon afterward and sent the colt to Rhodes Estills Elmwood Farm where he remained until last fall

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