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HORSES WHICH WERE NOT SOLD, The December sales at Newmarket !mvi shown us some wonderful things this week, und puiticulaily has Ibis beiii ho ease In connection with Iioihch which did not reach the reserve placed upon them When I hey entered the ring. There were many mil mals which have iniiilo names lor thcuiNclvcs 011 the turf due to come under the hummer, und everyone was Interested to see what sort of prices they would fech. Hy the llguies at which they were withdrawn we can form some Idea of the value placed upon them. To take a few of the uiikoIiI Jots on Thursday, I think it will lie admitted that Latmlut, for one. Is worth more than the -l.fiOO guineas at which bidding slop-Ml and I am, therefore, not at all surprised at his withdrawal, Hy Snearilllut out of Hed Lily, he has good blood Mini should make a successful sliillloii. even If he never sees a race course again. As he Is only a four-ymr-ohl, however, he linn still plenty of time to do further good deeds on the track, mid In my opinion he would make 11 good Cup uulimil next. year, lie has not been overdone with racing, and Is possibly only now coming to his best. He showed Ids true worth In tlio ioodwood Cup, wherein he disposed of Aleppo, Lance Chest, Irlnce Ialatlne. Klvoll and Cavalry. When It Is recalled that over iplMMMKld was paid for Irlnce Ialatlne surely Catmint must be worth considerably more than -I.MlO guineas. Tulllbardlue was taken out of the ring at the same liguro as Catiulnl, but In his can It Is probable that his racing career Is at an end; In any case, he bus not been seen In nubile this year, lie Is by St. Frusqulu out of Floors, a Trenton mare, mill is tpilte likely to make a useful sire. Hut his nice courso record could not be called a brilliant one. though It undoubtedly proves 1 1 1 ill a good horse. Like Catmint, he Is a winner of tho ioodwood Cup, In which he beat King William and Tootles, and he was far from disgraced when beaten by Halscaddeii, to which hi1 was giving nine pounds in the Newbury Autumn Cup. He ran his last race In tho Cesarewltch of H12. Vet another JoimIwooiI Cup winner In Magle failed to realize the price put on I1I111. In his case a sum of 2,!HH guineas was offered. Magic was perhaps a liieky winner of the ioodwood Cup. It will be recalled he lieat Hayaido and Hud, tin verdict being a neck and :i bad third. It Is Interesting to nolo also that that was the only race Magic ever won, though it should be stated that be only llgured 011 the turf for one season at three years of age. In the Cup, Hayaido was attempting to eoncede thirty-six pounds for the year Is-tween them. It was a great iM-rform anoe for a three-year-old to stay such 11 tiring course, hut he was quite expected to do so by his owner, Mr. II. i:. Heddliigton. and his trainer, Felix Leueh, iteing by Martagon, Magle could be expected to slay and ought to make a good Hlalllon. Iird Annandiile was withdrawn at l,8.riO guineas, anil advance of -10 guineas on the price Mr. W. I til 1 ttin el gave for him In A nil I last. It must, however, he admitted, that his value has Increased considerably since then. He showed good form at Lincoln In the spring, when running High Hock to a short head, for tho latter turned out a fair performer. How I-onl Amiiimlulo afterwards won the Stewards Cup at Ioodwood Is now a matter of his tory. and slnco then he has been kept well up lu the humllcups. He Mulshed up the season well hy running a good third to the consistent DIailuiueuos and Icrclvul iCeene at Lincoln In November, mid without doubt Is worth more than the price offered, for II bus to be remembered that ho will he only four years of age next season. Matelot, at the sumo llgure as Lord Aunuudale, seemed to mo to have reached his value, but his owner did not think so. Ills best performance last season was his victory In tho County Handicap at iutwlck In August, wherein he beat Mohae, and ten others. He also won races lu tho spring at Kifom and Nottingham, lie Is Amerlcaii-fired. Juautock, too, I thought would have been allowtl to go at l,sri guineas, for though bo Is an exceptionally siicfdy animal, ho has been none too sue cessful, Trui. he won the Champion Sprint Handicap at Hurst Park, und tho Kmplre Stakes 11! New bury; but there ver a good many other races that he failed In. Jim While, from llie fact that he Is by Unit tine stayer. The While Kiilght, would appear to be worth more than the l.Tiil guineas offered for him. Al I. -Ill guineas Jingling leordle wiih passed out unsold. He was a disappointing horse, and 1 vein 1 1 that he was much fancied for the Derby, lu which ho finished llflh to Tagallo, Deulsou, a three year-old, had 1,000 guineas hid for him, but was not allowed to change hands. He can he depended on to win more races, for he showed pretty fair form afler midsummer. "Vlgllanl," In Ignition Sportsman.