Notes of the in Other Lands, Daily Racing Form, 1914-03-08


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NOTES OF THE TURF IN OTHER LANDS. M. Aumonts crack. Nimbus, has passed a good winter and is doing regular work. Mr. J. Linker lias sold Buckwheat as a stallion and the sou of Tarquiu and Bindweed has been sent to Russia. . Medcalfes stable will have first claim on the services of tlie promising jockey H. Bobbins during the coming Hat racing season. M. lie Saint-AIarys two-year-old Basilea. by Flying Fox or Ajax Byzance, has been sent to Newmarket, whore he will be trained by Gilpin for raciug iu England. M. J. de Bremond lias sent his two broodmares, Karamaude and La Marsaudiere, to Kugland. Tho former will be presented to Mushroom and the latter to Willonyx. Nephte, the dam of Nimbus anil Nuage, has just foaled a handsome chestnut colt by the famous Vlctot stallion, Elf. This promising youngster as far as pedigree goes has been given the name of Sirrus. TIk noted steeplechaser Irish Mail was scratched from the Liverpool Grand National on February IS on account of lameness. This leaves only Covertcoat to represent Sir C. Asslieton-Sinith in the big race. He was the winner last year and Irish Mail was secoud. Inclusive of the sums won in stakes at Autenil on Sunday, the positions of the three leading owners of jumpers in Frauce since the commencement of the year to February 22 are as follows: M. Charles Lienart, 201.253 francs; M. James Hennessy, 117.SS3 francs; M. A. Veil-Picard, 98,020 francs. According to the Buenos Ayres- El Jockey Cyllene finished at tho head of the list of winning stallions of 1913 in Argentine with a total of 57,293. or nearly 4,000 in front of his nearest rival. Old Man. Third camo Jardy with over 33,000 and Diamond Jubilee a moderate fourth with 49,500. Orange 17,850 was fifth and Polar Star 96,200 sixth. King Georges Grand National Steeplechase candidate, Twelfth Lancer, fell at the water jump at the Kempton Park February meeting in his tirst race of the year, but was not injured. He had fourteen pounds more than he will have to carry in the big race and was evidently a long way from being ready for a hard effort., so the accident was held to have no bearing on his Grand National prospects. Tlie following broodmares have arrived at the Haras de Villeltou. to be mated to Rock, Sand: Mr. II. Payne Whitneys Tanya, jr. Ed. Kahns Jlira-mar. the King of Wurteuibergs Tannsticker, Jfessra Clarence -Mackay and Charles Carrolls Audience. Colonel W. Birkins Seadune and Needlepoint. M". Cberi R. Halbronns Verge dOr, and JI. JIarcel Holtzers Bethanie. JIushrootn, judgiug from the good looks of his first foal, is evidently going to make good at the stud. The foal in question is a beautiful colt, and takes after his sire in color, being a good brown. He is out of Amazon dam of that smart filly Jliss Is-sippi. Breeders in France are greatly impressed by the stud prospects of Mushroom, and among those that have taken subscriptions to the sou of Common Quick are the Viconite de Fontarce and Messieurs Deschaiups, De Jlonbel, De Bremond, Bedout. and De St. Alary.

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