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NASHUA IS SOLD BY MAIL
Mary Jane Gallaher
December 26, 1955
In an unprecedented sealed-bid sale 1955's Horse of the Year last week brought the purchase price of all time
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December 26, 1955

Nashua Is Sold By Mail

In an unprecedented sealed-bid sale 1955's Horse of the Year last week brought the purchase price of all time

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"I think Nashua can win a lot of money," he says. "He's probably the greatest horse we've had around in many a year. He's like Man o' War—he can run all day, sprint, come from behind, do anything." What, when he is retired, will Nashua's stud fee be? "At least $10,000," says Leslie Combs with a faraway look in his eye.

It should perhaps be explained that Spendthrift Farm is named for a horse once owned by his grandfather—a highly successful horse in his day, too—not for any real rashness in Mr. Combs's temperament.

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