Court Martial, Outstanding British Sire, Sold to U.S., Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-09


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Court Martial Outstanding British Siref Sold to US USSpecial Special to Daily Racing Form LONDON Eng May 8 Reuters Court Martial leading sire in Britain in 1956 and 1957 has been sold to go to the United States The 16year old stallion will stand at A N Han ¬ cock Jrs Claiborne Farm in Kentucky where he will join other imported sires including Nasrullah Tulyar and Priiicequillo The price paid to Court Martials owner H J Joel was not disclosed disclosedDavid David McCall of the London Blood ¬ stock Agency who negotiated the sale said I am not permitted to give you any idea of the amount but of course it was a very biff figure figureCourt Court Martial has been a great suc ¬ cess at stud and was the leading sire of twoyearolds six times in the last seven seasons Good winners sired by him include Kings Bench Ratifica ¬ tion Star of India Military Law and Major Portion leading twoyearold of 1957 and runnerup in this years 2COO Guineas Most of his stock are fast horses with stamina limitations

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