Sale of the Hon. J. Whitens Horses.
[per press association.] Sydney, April 11. There was a large attendance to-day at the sale of the Hon. J. White's horses, and sensational prices were realised. Titan was the second animal put up. Mr Kelso opened at 2000gs. Hundred guinea bids carried the price quickly to 3000gs, and then amid breathless excitement, 4000gs was reached. Messrs Lloyd and Broadribb were the principal bidders, and the gelding was eventually knocked down to the latter, amidst tremendous applause, for 4600g5, the highest price ever given for a racehorse in Australia. Other prices and purchasers were :— Gs. Sinecurej Mr Lloyd, N.S. Wales ... 700 Dreadnought, Lord Kesteven, England; : .1. ... 2100 Singapore, Mr M. O'Shannassy, Victoria 2000 Rudolph, Mr Wilson, Victoria ... 820 Tribune, Mr Oakley, India 100 Marco, Mr Johnson, Victoria ... 625 Caiiist, Mr H. Dangar, Sydney ... 550 Denman, Mr Woods, .Sydney ... 250 Prelude, Mr Dowling, Sydney ... 2750 Ultimata, Mr Saunders, Melbourne 220 Utter, Mr Oxenham, Sydney ... 400 Litigant, Mr Lloyd, New South Wales ... 1515 Dreadnought was afterwards re-sold to Mr Jones, of Melbourne, at an advance of 500 guineas. Mr Broadribb, the purchaser of Titan, comes from Broken Hill.,
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Sale of the Hon. J. Whitens Horses., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2399, 12 April 1890
Sale of the Hon. J. Whitens Horses. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2399, 12 April 1890
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