Appleton, Argentine Star, Bought by Mrs. Bankhead: Pays Over 0,000 for Colt; Due in United States Tuesday, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-01


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Appleton, Argentine Star, Bought by Mrs. Bankhead Pays Over 0,000 for Colt; Due in United States Tuesday By FRED GALIANI LAUREL, Md., April 30.— Mis. Eugenhi Bankhead announced today that she had purchased the new Argentine sensation, Appleton, a three-year-old chestnut colt, for a price upwards of 0,000. Mrs. Bank-head, who campaigns Jabneh and other horses, revealed that the colt will leave Argentina Monday and arrive at IdlewiW next Tuesday, and then be vanned to Garden State Park. Appleton has won seven of his nine starts i in the Argentine and has been second on the other occasions. He recently made j headlines south of the equator when he ran [U4 miles on the turf in 1:59% at San Lsidro on March 23. In a previous start on March 9 he burned up a dirt course with a mile in l:35-»£. I Appleton is a son of Make Tracks out of i Besieged. His sire Make Tracks is by Eight Thirty and was foaled in the United States but raced abroad in England before being shipped to the Argentine to serve as a stud. Phil Goodwin, trainer for Mrs. Bank-heads horses, went to Buenos Aires to inspect Appleton and was accompanied by Manuel Girberga. The latter will be In charge of shipping the horse to the, U. S. It is planned to race Appleton both in turf and grass, stakes this year, but he will have to perform , as a four-year-old in this country. The decision to ship Appleton to the U. S. meant they passed up an invitation for the Brazilian Derby in Rio de Janeiro.

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