English Racing Gossip, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-31


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ENGLISH RACING GOSSIP. Owners still race largely for their own money in England. The gross value of the Middle Park Plate is .14,3,50. The wholo of this -amount was contributed by the owners themselves, for although the Jockey Club nominally added ,500, this amount was wiped out by fees from the owners, which amounted to .S0O, aside from the sweepstakes of 50 each, with 00 forfeit. 15. Lynhain, one of the leading riders in England, has been engaged by M. Maurice Calliaut, the French turfman, for whom Johnny Reiff rode this season. The contract is for three years at 0,000 a year. Lynhain is a good rider, but will have to stir himself to boat the record made in France by bis follow- countrymen. Stern and Bellhouse, the only riders in France to hold their own with the American boys. IteifC will ride in Germany in 1D0S. Merry Fox, a three-year-old, by Flying Fox Flower of Wit, for which G. 11. Freeman paid 3,000 as a yearling, was sold in the paddock at Newmarket the other day to dissolve a partnership, and realized 00. The colt was a distinct failure as a racehorse.

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