Grissom Stable Dispersal Sale Set for August 3: Breeders Sales Co. to Conduct Vendue at Keeneland Pavilion, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-30


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Grissom Stable Dispersal Sale Set for August 3 Breeders Sales Co. to Conduct Vendue at Keeneland Pavilion LEXINGTON, Ky., June 29.— The Breeders Sales Company announces that it will conduct a complete dispersal of the P. L. Grissom stable on Friday, August 3, 1951, at the sales pavilion at Keeneland race course. Grissom, Detroit automobile man, is retiring his racing colors in order to concentrate his activities on thoroughbred market breeding and also the raising of registered Aberdeen Angus cattle. At present Grissom owns two farms, Duntreath Farm No. 1 and No. 2, just outside of Lexington, having purchased this year the farm of the late M. C. Haddix. He has maintained a successful stable since 1936 when he purchased his first thoroughbred, named Berea. The dispersal, which is the day following the conclusion of the Keeneland summer sale of yearlings, will include 23 horses currently in training, two lead ponies, Abigail, the well-publicized striped mule mascot, and racing tack. The dispersal will be under the direction of William S. Evans, general manager of the sales company and will be a morning sale Catalogues are now in the process of production and will be ready for distribution in about two weeks. Horses listed for sale are as follows: Petes Comet, Our Cindy, Foxy Sun, Rena Pop, Togel Cup, Saved Again, all two-year-olds, and Scotch Jack, Whirl Off, Dun Biz, Corky Paul, Lock Out, Sveltos, three-year-olds; and Ida C, Dealer, Djymy, four-year-olds. Included in the group are older horses: Some Town, Bull Man, Sorority. Blue Helen. Almenow, Wide Wing. Childeric. Sun Herod.

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