In the long term there is nothing to be gained by selling someone a horse and leaving them with a feeling of having been 'cheated' when they discover that it is a crib-biter
or weaver, and that the vendor and the auctioneer knew that it was before the sale.
What a pity she isn't a crib-biter
as well, then you could add a few more noughts for good measure.
Ferguson played down the "crib-biter
" reference announced before bidding started on the colt, saying it was not particularly relevant tofuture development.
Ellison said: "I put it in for horses who might be box-walkers and who don't like being confined in a stable, bleeders or others with respiratory problems who benefit from being in the open air, or crib-biters
like Yesyoucan, who will always find something in a stable to grab and take in air.