STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi State University will
auction about 40 horses, including some of the last foals of Triple
Crown descendant Minister Slew, on Nov. 15 to raise money for
The sale will be conducted at the Mississippi Horse Park in
MSU officials six horses are the offspring of Minister Slew, the
grandson of 1977 Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew. Minister Slew
was one of MSU's top stallions until his death last summer.
Other horses are registered with the American Quarter Horse
Association, the American Paint Horse Association, the Tennessee
Walking Horse Association or the Jockey Club. Included in this
year's sale are about 30 weanlings, several yearlings, two
2-year-olds under saddle and several pony colts.
On the Net:
MSU horse sale, http://msucares.com/livestock/equine
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