Polk Laffoon Purchases Stallion Busy American, Daily Racing Form, 1922-12-25


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POLK LAFFOON PURCHASES STALLION BUSY AMERICAN LEXINGTON, Ky.. December 21. Busy American has been sold by Col. E. It. Bradley, master of Idle Hour Farm, to Polk Laf-foon, member of the Kentucky State Racing Commission, and is shortly to go to the Laf-foon Farm in Kenton county, just out of Covington, where he is to be retired to the stud as a mate for the several mares at that establishment. Busy American, certainly one of the fastest horses ever produced at Idle Hour Farm, is exceptionally well bred, being a grandson both of Sunstar and of Dark Ronald. Messrs. Montfort and B. B. Jones arc here to be holiday guests of John E. Madden at Hamburg place. Gifford Cochran has sent to Idle Hour Farm the mare Marie Odiele to bo mated with North Star m. Florsain, a young daughter of Sain, owned by Theodore Mitchell of New York, has been shipped to Kenter Farm, the establishment of John A. Payne and Robert H. West, in Kenton county. John Shannon, secretary to E. F. Simms and James McClelland in racing matters, has returned to Lexington to spend the winter at home. John J. Murray has been appointed by Secretary A. McL. Earlocker to represent the Westchester Racing Association at Lexington in the matter of entries to the Futurity, which is to close January 3. Col. E. R. Bradley and Mrs. Bradley will leave New Orleans for Palm Beach, Florida, on January 3.

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