Mueller True Sportsman: Louisville Business Mans Hobby is Breeding Thoroughbreds, Daily Racing Form, 1928-04-17


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MUELLER TRUE SPORTSMAN f m « Louisville Business Mans Hobby Is Breeding Thoroughbreds. » Name Mentioned as Possible Member of Kentucky State Itnrins Commission Soon § * to Be Appointed. LOUISVILLE. Ky.. April 16.— Theodore E. Mueller, one of Louisvilles representative .-business men and sportsman has just returned to his home in this city alter an extensive business trip to several European V countries. On his trip abroad. Mr. Mueller was accompanied by a number of business associates, and tlie party was accorded a royal welcome upon arrival at Cherbourg, by high state officials of tlie French republic. Mr. Mueller reported having had a most enjoyable visit, but he was glad to get back to Louisville. Mr. Muellers name has been mentioned prominently as a member of the new State Placing Comniusion, which is due shortly to be named by Governor Sampson, and his selection would be a most popular one. As the head of the largest manufacturing con- 1 cern in Louisville, which employs over 4,000 persons. Mr. Mueller has proven his ability as an executive, and his talents should fit him thoroughly for a place on the commission. I Although deeply immersed in business problems. Mr. Mueller finds time to devote to his chief hobby, the breeding and racing of thoroughbreds. lie has been thus engaged _ for some years, and although he has not yet bred any great hors:s. or won any important stakes in Kentucky, he has campaigned a most useful stable in the care of James H. Moody. Mr. Muellers Shady Brook Farm j is one of the leading breeding establishments ] in Jefferson County, and is a model of its kind. Its owner finds relaxation from busi- j ness cares in superintending his breeding operations, and acting as host to his numerous friends. The imported stallion Sarmatian has been standing at the head of the Mueller establishment for a number of years, and already he has signed a number of horses that promise to make a name for themselves on the . race track. Mr. Mueller is in the business of breeding and racing thoroughbreds for the pure love of the sport, and not for any monetary gain. Undeterred by somewhat ill success in the past, he is going right along acquiring fresh stock, and generally enlarging his scope of operations. « j

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