Madden Sells Uncle to Hildereth: Price is 0,000 Cash and Contingency in the Saratoga Special, Daily Racing Form, 1907-08-07


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MADDEN SELLS UNCLE TO HILDRETH. Price Is 0,000. Cash and Contingency in the Saratoga Special. Saratoga, N. Y., August C. John E. Madden sold the two-year-old colt Uncle by Star Shoot The Niece, to S. C. Hildreth today for 0,000 cash and a fifty per cent- contingent interest in the colts winnings in next Saturdays Saratoga Special, iu which he is labeled as a certain starter. Should this brilliant juvenile win this, the most celebrated sporting stake in America, his purchase price will be close around 0,000. The announcement that Madden had sold Uncle to liis one-time enemy for such an enormous sum quickly obtained the widest publicity and was of absorbing interest to horsemen and public alike at the race course during the remainder of the afternoon. The racing itself for the moment became of secondary importance. Uncle will have his work cut out to take the measure of the unbeaten Colin, now that James U. Keejre champion has fully recovered from his recent slight attack of coughing as evidenced by a phenomenal trial during the morning six furlongs in 1:13 with 125 pounds up over a track that was far from fast. The Jockey Club sent out an official denial that S. L. Parsons is to act as third steward at the coining Empire City meeting. , Charles Edward arrived today in fine condition.

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