Apparent authority in an agent to do an act for his principal must be based on the words and acts of his principal and cannot be based on anything the agent himself has said or done. Reversed and judgment here. We think the rule to be applied here is that "a third person dealing with a known agent may not act negligently with regard to the extent of the agent's authority or blindly trust the agent's statements in such respect. Plaintiff then took the horse to Washington Park, Illinois, and it won again. Northfield wins "Buckeye Battle". Executive Vice President's Report 9. New Zealand.
Lawcock v. United States Trotting Ass'n, N.E.2d , 55 Ill. App. 2d – studiolonline.net
Cruise told her about Ione's Boy, a horse then in his possession and not active in racing. Docket Number: Gen. Roll Call 4. New Zealand. Long did not give me authority to sell the horse Ione's Boy. It is a well-established rule, therefore, that the principal does not have a duty to perform, nor is he liable upon, a contract which he has not actually or apparently authorized and has not ratified.