Some Live Gossip from New York, Daily Racing Form, 1915-12-31


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is •- e d g , , . v ,p j y " • •s of ■ it .- ■ .1 ir ie SOME LIVE GOSSIP FROM NEW YORK. New York, December 34». — Homer Selby. who recently purchased twenty-seven horses in England f..r Grant Hugh Browne, says the best colt hi saw was by Colin — Acolot. bought by Tom Welsh for ,500. The steamship Manhattan, on which Mr. Brownes horses are traveling, will also bring about six head of yearlings belonging to John Sauford and is expected to arrive tomorrow. Price McKlnney is at the Ritz-Carlton and reports that all his horses are doing well on the farm in Kentucky. The Wyckliffe Stable, under which name Messrs. McKinney and Corrigan will race, has uiade fifty-four nominations for the Futurity of 1918. Tim greatest number of nominations ever made for this race was 305 by tin- late James B. Haggin. The largest list of nominations in any one year was 1 211 in 1902. During the life of the race there have been five years in which there were more than l.OOO entries of mares. -rhe coming three year-old colt Nyack, bought bv Henry Watersou at the Mackay sale, is sick at Gravesend. Frederick Johnson has mated ten mare* with his stake horse Cock o the Walk and eight of them are in foal. In commenting upon the great number of entries for the stakes at Belmont Park and Santo--, he said: "They speak volume* f..r the future of ♦?,,. turf and it* quick recovery. Considering theiv wi* no racing for two years after the crusade the result « are truly marvelous. There i* no question in 1 i- mind there will lie some great horse* bred l„ »ki country iu the future." u ,ul!*

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