Brownleigh Park Broodmares Seized: Advertised to be Sold at Lexington next Tuesday to Pay Transportation Bill, Daily Racing Form, 1908-02-19


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BROWNLEIGH PARK BROODMARES SEIZED. Advertised to Be Sold at Lexington Next Tuesday to Pay Transportation Bill. Lexington. Ky.. Feliruary 18. — Fred L. Grinstead. agent for the Adams Kxpress Company in this city, today advertises for sale by public auction to be held in the stable of Garrett D. Wilson, next Tuesday, twenty five thoroughbred broodmares shipped from Goshen. N. Y.. January 1 by Grant Hugh Browne of the Rrownleigh Park Stud, and now-quartered at Foster Helms Grassmere farm. "There is a bill of ."i due the Wells-Fargo Company for transportation of these horses," said Mr. Grinstead this afternoon. "Fnder instructions from New York I advertised these horses for sale about a fortnight ago. Then I got orders to withdraw them from sale with the statement that Mr. Rrowne had arranged to pay the hill. I was under the impression that the matter had been settled until yesterday, when I received instructions to advertise them for sale next Tuesday by order of the United States District Court for the southern district of New York. I was given to understand by the Wells-Fargo people that Mr. Rrownes affairs have gone into the hands of a receiver, and that this matter had been taken into the Cnited States court. I do not know the pedigrees of the mares to be offered, and i do not sup-post it will be necessary to offer the entire twenty-five. It is my Intention to sell only what will be necessary to secure the indebtedness to the company. I gather from correspondence on the subject that Mr. Rrowne met heavy losses in his operations mi Wall street during the recent panic. I still have hopes that he will lie able to settle the matter without a sale." The ten year-old brown mare. Vedas. by Wads-worth— Fancy Free, dropped a bay colt by Jover-nor Foraker at the Stevens Walnut Hill Farm Sunday night. It is a full brother to the two-year-old filly. Proela. in the string Fletcher Driver is getting ready al the Stevens farm for racing this season.

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