Wm. Helis Pays 5,000 for Attention: Place Crack Son of Equipoise Under Hammer at Belmont Sale; Eighteen Racers of Estate Of Mrs. P. Corning Among Thirty-Eight Head Sold, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-29


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Wm Helis Pays 55300 for Attention Place Crack Son of Equipoise Under Hammer at Belmont Sale Eighteen Racers of Estate Of Mrs P Corning Among ThirtyEight Head Sold SoldELMONT ELMONT L L N Y May 28 William Helis of New Orleans purchased Attention for 55000 out of the sale of horses in training held at Belmont Park this morn ¬ ing The bidding for the fiveyearold son of EquipoiseFizzaz by Bubbling Over was brisk and upon the final bid of Tony Pelleteri acting for the Louisiana patron he was sold soldAttention Attention was the star of the sale held under auspices of the FasigTipton Company in the local paddocks to close out the estate of the late Mrs Parker Corning Of Albany N Y The price established a new high for a sale of a horse in training In recent years The price was however eclipsed several times at the yearling sales when such prices as 75000 for New Broom 70000 for Hustle On and 65000 for Broadway Limited were secured In the records of older horses sold at private terms or at auction the price is on the small side sideThe The highest price on record in America Js that of 265000 paid for Tracery when August Belmont disposed of that thorough ¬ bred to the Argentinian Senor Unzue Inchcape which was purchased by the oil tycoon Harry FSinclair and that was to meet an untimely death in a fire at Jobs town was bought for 115000 from J H Rosseter Friar Rock was purchased by W R Coe from August Belmont for 130000 Fair Play another from the Belmont dis ¬ persal was sold for 100000 100000The The top price in the world market was 300000 each paid for Call Boy and the Italianowned Nearco NearcoPayeB PayeB Part in New Orleans Revival RevivalHelis Helis looms importantly among new ¬ comers to racing in several years His for ¬ tune was made in oil in Louisiana and his first venture on the turf was to acquire a sizeable financial interest in the revival of racing at New Orleans Fair Grounds GroundsThe The first race horse he bought was Mas cow H last January for whom he gave 5000 and who incidentally he bought sight unseen Later during the Fair Grounds meeting he gave 15000 for the twoyearold Valdina Royal changing this runners name to Tropea the name of his birthplace in Greece GreeceBidding Bidding on Attention started at 10000 and the price was immediately jumped to 30000 At this figure it hovered for a few minutes and was gradually stepped up to 50000 Preston Burch I Bieber J B Balding und Pelleteri were active in the bidding Balding carried the fiveyearold to 54000 and a minute later the final bid was received receivedAttention Attention will start in the Suburban Handicap on Monday and his engagements for the remainder of the season are many They total well over 100000 in prize money moneyThirtyeight Thirtyeight head were sold for a grand total of 85300 or an average of 2244 per head The second highest price of the day was paid for Camptown one that was con ¬ signed by G D Widener This colt a son of Jamestown After Dark was sold to H C Richards for 5500 5500Following Following is a complete summary of the sales salesPROPERTY PROPERTY OF CORNING FARM Attention b h 5 by Equipoise Fizzaz Wm Helis 55000 55000Thanksgiving Thanksgiving b h 8 by Bud Lerner Inchcape Belle P Godfrey 1700 Fib blk m 15 by Westy Hogan Hyperbole I Bieber 600 600Inhibition Inhibition ch m 14 by Stimulus Enslaved A Pelleteri 300 300Dove Dove b m 14 by Noah Mille MilleFleurs Fleurs Wm Helis 1600 1600Dormy Dormy ch m 1914 by Pennant Mary Belle Wm Helis 1500 1500Illusive Illusive ch m 13 by General Lee 15pFlying French Doll P Godfrey 15p Flying Mare b m 10 by Masked MaskedMarvel Marvel H Lassie May B L LSquires Squires 400 400Light Light Moment b m 9 by Sting May Queen Barrington Stable 1500 Go Seek ch m 5 by Bold Venture Illusive Barrington Stable 400 400Thankful Thankful b c 2 by Thanksgiving Dove P Godfrey 2500 2500Historic Historic ch c 2 by Thanksgiving Dormy Dock Stable 1600 1600Pilgrim Pilgrim b f 2 by Thanksgiving Illusive P Godfrey 1100 1100Double Double Day ch f 2 by Thanksgiv ¬ ing Flying Mare Messbach Stable 1500 Black filly weanling by Thanksgiv ¬ ing Fib I Bieber 600 Chestnut filly weanling by Thanks ¬ giving Inhibition F N Jaekle 150 Bay colt weanling by Thanksgiv ¬ ing Illusive Dock Stable 3250 Bay colt weanling by Thanksgiving Go Seek W Shea 225 PROPERTY OF WILLIAM ZIEGLER JR JRProdigio Prodigio ch c 2 by John P Grier Marvella II Frank Ryan 375 375Warrior Warrior Lad ch c 2 by John P PGrier Grier Warrior Lass V L Shea 400 400Wee Wee Bairn b c 4 by Jock Nancy Alyea M Potts 50 50PROPERTY PROPERTY OF J B BALDING BALDINGChief Chief of Staff dk b c 3 by Sun Briar Dinah Victory T Callahan 175 175PROPERTY PROPERTY OF CEDAR FARM FARMBattle Battle Won b g 5 by Peace Chance Abeth C J Behan 650 650Bold Bold Nelson ch g 4 by Bold Ven ¬ ture Barefoot T Callahan 125 125Blentiard Blentiard b g 3 by Blenheim n Minstrel Gal L Tufano 250 250PROPERTY PROPERTY OF MRS RITA M SAMARCO SAMARCORoyal Royal Marlboro gr g 5 by Royal RoyalMinstrel Minstrel Stylist Old Story Farm 100 PROPERTY OF SANFORD STUD FARM City Light ch f 2 by Starpatic City Maid L Veitch 150 150LOdeon LOdeon b g 8 by Mont Bernina LOleandre Dock Stable 200 200Sea Sea Lord b g 5 by Colombo Fu turity J J Mick 150 150PROPERTY PROPERTY OF GEORGE D WIDENER Camptown ch c 3 by Jamestown After Dark H C Richards 5500 High Legend ch f 2 by Jack High Tittanita A E Tarleton 450 450Wayoff Wayoff b g 2 by St James Miles MilesAway Away Mrs D P Barnett 800 800Wise Wise Step ch g 2 by Jack High Anne Odette T B McCord 650 650PROPERTY PROPERTY OF EVANLOFF STABLE 2 yearold Sir Herbert Barker Our OurDiane Diane E Cartwright 150 150Brown Brown filly 2 by Sir Herbert Barker Nida Mrs S Daly 150 150Wiseshot Wiseshot ch c 4 by Bold Venture Flying Mare P Godfrey 225 225PROPERTY PROPERTY OF PARKER CORNING Bay colt yearling Thanksgiving Light Moment P Godfrey 175 175PROPERTY PROPERTY OF LOUISIANA FARM Tower Captain ch c 3 by Jean JeanValjean Valjean Gray Porte Orange OrangeStable Stable 500

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