Supposition to Go to Sain, Daily Racing Form, 1907-11-07


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SUPPOSITION TO GO TO SAIN. Barney Schreiber presented a season to his great stallion Sain last Tuesday to Koine Bespess. Thats equivalent to ,500, which is the figure Mr. Schreiber charges for service, says the Cincinnati Enquirer. This transaction took place under peculiar cir-cunistauces. It did not take place behind darkened windows and doors of a cafe, but right on our principal highway, Vine street. Harney Schreiber was seated on a wire screen, which rested on open cellar doors in front of the Illinois Central otlice at the Vine street- end of the Emery Arcade. With the genial German was Gene Lutz, the local turfman, and the conversation j drifted from Schreibors bad leg to Cooks seven j farms and seven stepbrothers. ! .From FiCtli street came Rome Bespess and Col- onel Alee Labohl, and Will from across the j street, and each one took a hand in the talk. It drifted from the possible sale of Sain to the gift of a season to that stallion to Colonel Milt Young. It turned to the Dick Welles yearlings that Bespess lias at Latonia at present, and then it went back to the gift season again. "Why didnt you give a season to Sain to Bespess" asked Colonel Labold. "Hes got some great mares." "He can have one to Bannockburn." answered Schreiber, and added, "by the way, Rome, I refused to sell a season for Martha Gorman, your old mare. When I was in the east 1 met J. E. Widener, the man that races those jumping horses, and he wanted to know if I had any more like Sheriff Williams, and I told him . I had six horses, three of which I thought would prove very serviceable horses at the jumping game. Then he wanted a season to Sain for Martha Gorman, which 1 declined, aud then he talked Colonial Girl. 1 offered Otto Stifel a free season to her and he declined and now I would not have her at the farm at any price. Mr. Widener then wanted to know why I would not breed Martha Gorman and 1 told him because he raced nothing but jumpers, and that settled that business." "That Sain certainly gets speedy horses," said Bespess. "Well, that Dick Welles ought to do the same," said Schreiber. "Why, hes a regular Jim ,Ief fries among horses, lie looks like one of those German horses. But Ill tell you, Rome, to show what I think of you, a Season to Sain is yours." Bespess extended his hand aud the bargain was closed, Rome saying: "Barney, Im a thousand times obliged to you. and whenever you feel like breeding one to Dick Welles send her over." "All right, Rome, Ill think that over," replied Schreiber. Then followed some talk as to what strain of blood was best to mate with Sain, to which Schreiber replied: "Any. He will get runners with all kinds." Respcss finally decided that Hie mare Supposition, by Sir Dixon Rejection, would be a good one, as her dam was a Hindoo lilly and her sire by imp. Billet, and this was satisfactory, so some time next year Supposition will travel from Wood-lawn Stud, Ohio, to the harem of Sain at Wood-lauds, Mo.

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