Allisons Ten-Horse Unit Will Race at Centennial: Half of Group Are Irish-Bred Juveniles Purchased in Dublin, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-23


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Allisons Ten-Horse Unit j Will Race at Centennial Half of Group Are Irish-Bred Juveniles Purchased in Dublin LITTLETON, Colo., June 21.— One of the Rocky Mountain Empires leading thoroughbred stables, John Allisons Foothill Farms, is en route to Centennial Race Track from Hollywood Park. The 10-horse unit, five of whom are Irish-bred two-year -olds, are due momentarily. Allison, a native of McPherson. Kansas, is both a Colorado rancher and Kansas S banker. He operates two ranches in Colorado " and is regarded as one of the top J thoroughbred breeders in the state. Edgar Presnell is trainer for the stable. Two stallions now stand at Foothill [I Farms. Top Row and Ruditarius. A third, I, King Cole, died last fall. Three of Allisons string are Colorado-bred colts: two o by Top Row and one by King Cole. Last year Allison purchased six Irish-bred yearlings at the Dublin Sales. The e youngsters were offered by such famed breeding establishments as the Irish National Stud, Lord Gray Farm, and Kildal-lon Farm. They include Hafoskin, Baddys ; Pick, Duke of Mala, Salmon Peter and Molly Malone. A sixth yearling has been ■ sold. Molly Malone ran twice at Golden Gate e Fields and lost her first time out by a a photo. Later she was unplaced in the Es-trellita i- Handicap. The Irish lass is the I only daughter of Orestes, famed stallion of the Emerald Isle, still racing in this is country. Her dam is Strathearn by King 8 Salmon. Salmon Peter by Blue Peter — Spendthrift, by King Salmon, is the only son of Blue ie Peter running in this country. Salmon n Peter and Mafoskin both make their first st start at Centennial. Allison reportedly turned down 0,000 for Molly Malone, and 0,000 for both h Duke of Mala and Mafoskin. Presnell recently claimed Free Soul, a six-year-old handicap gelding by Free »e France — Singida, by Solario, for Allison at * Hollywood Park. The claiming price of ,000 went to Mr. and Mrs. J. Eyraud. Others in the Allison string are Grey Rockey. two year colt; Koo Town, three-year-old - filly; Tumble Beyond, six-year-old gelding, and Rudys Reply, two-year u filly.

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