Notes of the Turf from Other Lands, Daily Racing Form, 1914-01-15


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NOTES OF THE TURF FROM OTHER LANDS. Ilie Manchester, Eng., jumping meeting, scheduled for the first week in January, had to lw abandoned because the course was frozen too hard to race over safely. "Sheets" Martin, who met with what was thought then to be a serious accident in bob sleigh racing on the Cresta Run at St. Moritz, Switzerland, has recovered and is all right again. The noted Irish trainer. T. J. Hartigan, who trains a long string of hurdlers and steeplechasers at Tarbrook. County Limerick, intends going to the Cnrragh, where in future he will have control of Hat racers as well as junipers. The death is announced at the age of forty-one of Signer Ferdinand Bocconi, who, In partnership with his brother, Signor Hector Bocconi, owned the Besnate Stud, one of the most hmtortaut racing and breeding establishments in Italy. John Sanford, of Amsterdam, X. Y., has placed three two-year-olds in the care of Joseph Butlers at Newmarket to be trained for this years racing in England. They arc Kafir Fowl, bay lillv bv Galli-nule Gravosa: Philistia, bay lilly by Isinglass St. Xatalia and Byswick, chestnut lilly by William the Third Lady .Melton. At Xewbury, December 30, two American-bred horses won jumping races, L. S. Dennys chestnut gelding, King Star, by Kingston Starlight, taking Hie Tlieale Handicap Steeplechase at two miles anil titty yards, while ".Mr. Stokes " four-year-old brown lilly. Meadowsweet, by Yankee Campo, won the Beading Steeplechase at the same distance. The most successful steeplechaser and hurdle racer during the present year in France has been 1lti-niatum, whose winnings have amounted to 221.930 francs, or 4, ."SO. Next on the list come: Gala-fron, 217,150 francs; Marteau II., 122,075 francs; Belisairc II., 103,855 francs, and Ex Abruplo. 98,725 francs. Montngnard, Bozkario, Sea Lord, Pane and Ismen have each won over ;0,MH francs. Mayfowl has won the Viceroys Cup at Calcutta for the fourth time, which constitutes a record, and one that eclipses Dean Swifts performances in the City and Suburban. The remarkable feature about May-fowl is that the son of Wildfowler lias always shown better form in the Viceroys Cup than in any other race in which he has taken part. Twelve months ago Mayfowl dead-heated with Brogue for the same event.

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