Buys Valuable Mare in England, Daily Racing Form, 1913-12-09


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BUYS VALUABLE MARE IN ENGLAND. Up to Friday last the Newmarket blood stock sales realized a total of nearly one and a half million dollars. One hundred and forty-live lots changed hands at an aggregate of $:;22,!JS0. Thursday Sir William Nelson paid the highest price of the day when he successfully bid 3,025 for the six-year-old Galliuule uiarcv-Salanmnca, from 1. P. Gilpins tud. The uexr highest price was paid for the well-bred Qunir, from the Duke of Portlands string, which was bought on behalf of an American sportsman, Mr. Alexander Smith Cochrane, for 4,750. Qunir is a bay marc foaled in 1903, and was bred by the Duke of Portland. Her sire was the great race horse, Orme. and her dam The Oaks and St. Leger winner. Memoir. The latter famous mare was by St. Simon Quiver by Toxopholite. No better bred mare than Quair exists. She was not raced and has been in the stud since 100S. Her half-brther. The Scribe, was imported to this country and has sired winners here. ,

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