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NOTES OF THE TURF FROM LANDS ABROAD. August Belmont has chosen a trainer to replace the late Richard Carter, Jr. His racers will shortly be sent to Arthur Carter and will be trained by him in future. Capt. OBrien Butler, the well-kuowu Irish amateur rider, having exchanged into a home regiment, has returned to Ireland lroui India, where lie rode numerous winners. The total amouut of stake money won in England and Ireland on the flat during the past racing season was ,S;5,38. This is 3,001.25 more than in 1012, and constitutes a record. Frank Wootton rode in England from 1000 to 1013, inclusive, and in the course of his eight years of saddle service there, wou SS0 times out of a total of 3,803 mounts, a grand average in percentage of 23.55. Belford has been given jumping exercise and takes well to it. Mr. Reid Walker is also having ilying Ghost, Adamite. Jack Saw, Belted Karl, Impediment. Red Ruff aiid one or two others schooled over hurdles. Arthur Nightlngall, the well-known steeplechase jockey, who has been lying seriously ill at the Kpsom Cottage Hospital for some weeks past, is much better. Arthur Nightingall wou the Grand National Steeplechase on three occasions, viz., Ilex in 1S00, Why Not in 1S94 and Grudon in 1001. When the colt foal by Bayardo Cheshire Cat was sold at Newmarket for 3,100 guineas, a record was established for a foal at auction. A bigger price was paid privately for the Galliuule foal from Flair four years ago, when Mr. F. C. Stern purchased the youngster, with his dam, for 15,000 guineas, and subsequently passed the foal on to Sir K. Cassel. The colt raced as Gallon. He won only one race of small value and was sent to Japan. The most successful race horse this year in Austria-Hungary was Miczi, a three-year-old filly, which won five races out of six starts, finishing second in the other, worth in all 4,025. Miczi is by Mindig. The races she won were the Nemzeti, Hungarian Stuten Prize, Austrian Stuten Prize, Kozma Memorial and Queen Elizabeth Prize. The Derby winner. Csardas. with 0,S30, finishes only fourth, behind Mosci Ksiaze, which, although only second in their blue ribbon, managed to win ,045 more than his conqueror, the total of Prince Lubomirskis three-year-old being 2,775. Second on the list was a four-year-old, Mokan, with 9,840.