Australian Racing Inexpensive, Daily Racing Form, 1913-11-09


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AUSTRALIAN RACING INEXPENSIVE. The Victoria Racing Club is giving owners 13,-750 without charging entrance or acceptance foes, and the Australian Jockey Club is donatiug 3S,0l0 on the same conditions. Australia is, probably, the best country In the world for a man to race horses in. Royal Ascot is considered the finest race meeting in England. The best English horses are opposed by the best In France, and often American and other countries am represented. The stakes for the four days at Ascot come to about 00,000, but owners contribute a good deal of that nioiiev. It costs 00 to start for one race alone, and a good many of the others an; expensive. The richest race in Australia Is the Melbourne tun. The added monev Is 0,O:;o, anil it only costs 50 for each starter. And this money takes the form of a sweepstakes, which is divided among the owners of the three placed horses. The Australian .locker Club adds 5,000 to its Derby. It only costs 00 to start, and yearlings entered early in. tin; day can be scratched at a i-ost of out; sovereign up to within a month of the race. London Sportsman.

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