Death Of Samuel Y. Keene., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-28


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DEATH OF SAMUEL Y. KEENE. OsorgetOWa, Ky.. May 27.— Samuel Y. Keene. the breeder of Georgetown and other notable thOTongh-hretls. died at his home in this city last night. Mr. Keene was ninety years of age and was the oldest of the breeders in Kentucky. His death was due to no disease. He was on the streets as usual Saturday, but yesterday when awakened by bhi wife said he "guessed he would sleep a while longer." He was aroused several times during the day. hut In the early evenings breathed his last. Mi Kc.lie lor main years had been a fi-equeui Contributor to the turf press ami his articles, hugely dealing with the breeding of the thoroughbred, * were widely read,

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