Madden Is Fitz Herberts Owner., Daily Racing Form, 1910-02-03


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MADDEN IS FITZ HERBERTS OWNER New York February 2 John E Madden is the real purchaser of Fitz Herbert whose engagements TlivIorlVCItra wHT1 ly S C IIiltlrcth to Frank M lijlor Mr Madden tonight admitted that he was the purchaser of the horse for t5MX and 5 i t tnow t f iW1VnlilfS lmt lle Sai1 that 1 i t V i1811 een SHCWSSf1 in his bid until after nft r tl the deal i had been consummated by Tavlor Tavlorclient ° ai ° Ition ° 11 Fitz niiru 1rt for another hliA client J hnUV i hl Il1 1 lls wn empowered to bid 40 000 for the son of Kthelbert for Mr Madilen Wlieu his ons rail client failed to take up the option in tli tlifo 1 St ° tlme in clorfB Ul Ueal fo Mr Madden It is seldom Mr Madden has bought of late Imf he paid 120000 for Yankee and he Ml t for i 1000 Jlnli1 He ii011 said N that r S JII he considered to cli nce Fitz Mackay Herbert for the best horse In the country and that he made the purchase for the reason that It was rarelv that the occasion presented itself for the acquisition of sueii sueiiSuch Such horses he said have usually been owned by Mr Keeiit Mr Belmont Mr Wilson or other turfmen of like atllucnee and when they reached anything like the fame that has come to Fitz Herbert thev were not for sale He saleHe is of the opinion that Fitz Herbert Is the master of any horse in America and lie considers him a burjjaiu for his stud qualities alone

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