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