Hungarian Racing Matters, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-22


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" ""HUNGARIAN RACING MATTERS? Buda-Pesth. December 0. Last week died at Buda-Pesth John Francis Sarkany, late treasurer and secretary of the Hungarian Jockey Club. The great development of the Hungarian Jockey Club commenced in his time, as during his services the present race course at Buda-Pesth was proposed, and, in spite of many difficulties, built, and it was also Mr. Sarkany who installed the totalisator, the source of so much pecuniary benefit to the club. -M. de Luczenbachers stud at Pettend has experienced a great loss In the deatii of Morgan, one of his best stallions. Bred in England twenty-four years ago by J. H. Houldsworth, the son of Springfield, out of Morgiana, was six years old when M. de Luczenbacher secured and imported him. His best produce in England were Tanderagee now a. prominent stallion in Belgium, and Molly Morgan. In Hungary Morgan had the prejudices of breeders to contend against, and was never used according to his merits. Besides others, he sired Pardon, winner of the Kings Prize at Buda-pesth and of the Derby at Vienna, now one of the leading stallions at Kisber, while only last year Morpeth, another of his sons, which contested this year tho Ascot Gold Cup, won for his sire a second Vienna Derby. Fred Taral, the famous American jockey, Is again champion of out professional riders. Having ridden eighty-one winners out of 321 mounts, his average is a very line one. It was his seventh season in Hungary and Austria, and five times within these years he was first, and twice second in the list of our winning riders. All in all, he has now ridden -553 winners on our race courses. Next year he will be again first jockey of Baron do Springer, and with such cracks as Peregrin and Gaborian in the. stable of that able trainer, Hyams. Taral may bo able to steer the next winner of the Vienna Derby. Second to him comes G. Janck, a Hungarian, who rode his first winners in England, carrying the pretty colors of the lato Sir J. B. Maple. Janek is the best of our native jockeys. He donned silk in 310 races, and won seventy-two of them, among his victories being the Kings Prize at Buda-Pesth and the Derby at Vienna, the two most valuable events of out country. Sixth place with twenty-nine winners and 109 mounts is held by H. Blrkenrutli, the American, who will next year again be riding in the Mauthner colors. The next places are filled by Heidt with twenty-eight. Fries with twenty-six, A. Vivian also well-known In England, with twenty-six, Gnlyas with twenty-two winners, while Miles American, Seller and Cockeram an Englishman, have ridden twenty-one winners each. Among those who did not ride twent.,- winners arc J. H. Martin, eighteen. S. 15. Walkington, fifteen, II. Aylin, twelve, Rigby, six, and Southey five. The list of owners who won 5,000 or more on the flat Is as follows: Baron de Springer, 1907.sh4,310; Mr. Miklos de Szemere. 0,780; Baron Alpbons de Rothschild. 8,350; Mr. Mauthner, 1,860: Mr. Dreher, 9.SO0; Count de Wenckheim S,310; Mr. Lagos de Egyedi. 0,525; Count Trauttmansdorff, 5,055; Baron de TJechtritz. 9,140; Baron du Tornvai, 3,485; and Mr. Arthur de Egyedi, 0.-035.

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