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Thoroughbred Stallion for Sale in Mexico, MO
The gelding is offered for $4, 000. Sire: Diamond Bill. Dam: Lion's Decree (pictured - 15. 3h) . Lion's Decree is by winner Lion d'Or, sire of progeny with earnings over $2. 1 million in North America and Europe. Lion d'Or is by the magnificent SECRETARIAT.
About Mexico, MO
Mexico was laid out as "New Mexico" in 1836 and was a major stop for settlers heading to the Republic of Texas (thus the name "New Mexico"), and it became the county seat under its present name in 1837. The word "New" was dropped after the Mexican War that saw Texas become a part of the United States. There is an apocryphal story about the name. When a University of Missouri student, who was questioned on radio, was unable to give an account of her hometown's name, the question was put to L. Mitchell White, then editor and publisher of the Mexico Ledger: "'The first settlers found a wooden sign along the trail.