Names of Shipp Youngsters, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-04


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NAMES OF SHIPP YOUNGSTERS. Lexington, Ky., December :!. J. I. Clayton is training six coming two-year-olds at the local track for J. V. Shipp, Sunny Slope Farm, Midway, Ky., for which names have been claimed, as follows: Smith Baker, b. e,by Blues Fleda 15., by Falsetto. Gronimcler, br. c, by Ethclbert Chione, by Falsetto. l.orgne, ch. c, by Blues Digitalis, by Stratford. Sfax, b. c, by Blues Nettle Beatrice, by Joe Daniels. Toisou dOr, ch. c, by Blues Goldflece, liy Iu-goldsby. ZafTro, b. f, by Blues Iscerne, by Isaac Murphy. Smith Baker is the name of the son of R. L. linker, who last week purchased the good colt II. . Kami. Grommeler is French for grumble, and the colt was so named because he is known by the stable men as a "grumbler," making a noise when he thinks it time to cat. The colt out of Digitalis has only one eye, the right optic being out. Borgne is French for one-eyed, hence his name. Sfax is the name of a town on the Mediterranean Sea in Tunis, northern Africa. Toison dOr is French for Heece of gold. ZafTre is a blue pigment used for painting on porcelain or glass. Borgne is considered one of the best racing prospects in training here. He has been an eighth in lis, but has never been asked to go a fast quarter. He is a colt of good size and conformation. Trainer Clayton is making no extraordinary claims for him, but says he is well worth sending to the races.

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