To the porter who answered his ring he handed the message to be put off at the first stop.
"That mare'll beat him," retorted Porter, curtly, nettled by the other's cocksureness.
He was Mike Gaynor, a trainer, and more than once Porter had stood his friend.
"I don't want the horse—" began Porter; but Langdon interrupted him.
There had been great unison in the Porter household over the placing of Alan.
Even in the Porter household, which was at Ringwood Farm, was divided allegiance.
"Porter tells me Lucretia is good business," said Danby, in a tentative tone.
The Porter family were not the only dwellers of Brookfield who took part in racing.
Porter turned into the box, and taking the chair the other pushed toward him, sat down.
Lauzanne is a maiden, and Porter doesn't often make a mistake about any of his own stock.