Belmonts Two Colts by Collar, Daily Racing Form, 1907-07-06


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BELMONTS TWO COLTS BY COLLAR. August Belmont has two yearlings at Nursery Stud by Collar, the sire of Frank Gill. They are both bay colts, one out of Mem Sahib, which has been named Melodeon, and the other out of Black Poplar, which will be known as Bay Tree. Mr. Belmont bought these ninrcs at Cobham, England. July 24, 190.", they having been rrnr to the court oT Collar a few weeks previous to the auction sale. Mem Sahib came out of J. A. Doyles consignment and the. price paid for lier was hB,S00. Black i Poplar was consigned to the sale by W. Bushnell and at foot she had a brown colt by Flying Lemur. For this mare and her foal Mr. Belmont paid ?2,700. The foal was named Black Oak and lie is one of the three two-year-olds that Fred Burlew Is training for the chairman of the Jockey Club this reason. He has yot to make his debut on the turf, but good reports of his work have been heard. Mem Sahib and Black Poplar were brought over from England in the late summer of 1905 and two colts by the half-brother to Sceptre and brother iu blood to Ornie, were foaled at Nursery Stud,

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