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NOTES OF THE TURF IN OTHER LANDS. . Doris, the dam of Sunstar, the Derby winner of if G 1911. has foaled a splendid cult by Sunflower II., . . t which Mr. J. B. Joel considers the tinest foal he le J has ever bred. I II. P. Whitneys grs| success in Kngland this is fear was achieved iii a jumping race at BootOU „, J Park. April 18. when his bane, Flanders, won a a $:.mi hurdle race. The Preach crack. Nimbus, won the Prix Botard at Maisons ltttitte* April 15. with greal ease and id is to run in the Pri.v. .In Ca.lran at Longcli.uiii.s on ■ii May 7. after which his owner will decide if he i i~ lo fulfill his engagement at Ascot in the Ascot Gold id j Cup. I Trianon III. will not run in either the Berlin in I Grand Steeplechase or in the Grand Steeplechase at Auteuil. M. 11. de Miimm having decided to to give him a rest until the autumn, when the son ■ 1 of Cliampaubert will recommence work in view of ul next years Liverpool Grand National. | At a meeting of the Jookev Club at Newmarket it j.til 15. Major Bnatace I «hl retired as a steward »1 s on accout of ill-health. A vote of thanks for his hi j services was adopted. Mr. Lambton retired by »V I rotation and nonUnatated Iord Villiers as his succes- •■ Bar. The stewards nominated Captain ireeti lo to "j act as senior steward for this year in succes-ioii to Major Loder. A filly bred for s|ieed if ever one was. Lady Josephine, bv Sundridge — hi Stub US Cirl. made a •1 successful debut in the Taltenliain Plate at Kpsoni, 11, April 21, and running its five-eighths straiglu " ii. 554e. defeated fourteen well-tried opponents like a ■ high-clans tillv. She was bought at the Pom-aster JJ yearling sale last year by W. M. Savill for 88,840. q Her dam. Lady ft UK III IIS, is a daughter of the fast _j horse Rey del Caredea, which was taken from this country to England by Richard Croker and there K j renamed Americus. The Tetrarchs stable companion. B norland, gave vl , a stylish performance in the Filzwilliam Stakes *J at . Newmarket April 15. Eighteen trapped out. and " | I lie Osmaston Plate winner. San.lniole. shared favoritism v" with one of R. Days supposed good i hints. ;?- ; Orbost, but they were lM.th unplaced. Mr. Bassets K j son of William the Third stayed liest. and won frOM " ] Lord Roscherys nnanied daughter ... Valve and 111 j I he Nottingham winner. Cieeromar. Roseland bolus "s a large number of engagements and is brother " to the good coll Rosewortby. Besides winning the Craven Stakes on Kenny y- more at the Newmarket Craven meeting, Frank 11k . ONeill had one other mount, riding Lord Cadogans . October, an American bred rail by Ib.ck Sand I Octoroon, in the lifty fourth Newmarket Biennial. il. and this proved the most thrilling race of the meet •t- ing. thanks to ONeills superb Jockeyahlp. October Ic just wresting the verdict from L. Winans" is Duke of York, another American-bred horse, by a a short head, with October carry 138 pounds t 112 12 on Duke of York. The latter is a half brother to to King James. The Publiziticbe Arbeitin states that two million on persons in Germany are concerned in betting on on racing. Of these two million, spread over 014 14 low ns. 8,050 bookmakers have to be reckoned. There-are ■re also 210.MM provincial betting agents and tip ip sters. and il is calculated that between 50,000,000 KKi ami 8500,000,000 is spent every year in belting. ig. In 1912 the revenue from the tax on betting ng amounted to . 125. toll. In consequence of the h. proposed duty on bookmakers, the tax will in future ire b. double, and I lie revenue is expected to amount ut to 1914.sh,250,000. Speaking of training operations al Newmarket, L.t, April 15, London Sportsman said: "The Balaton on House striae was an the Mew Gaound, where Joynec icr gave Warliiighain a lively stretch over a mile ile and three quarters by himself. The old follow i»w went well, and is expected to render a good account le- of himself in the future, llaruionicoti. which ich has grown all the right way and is now a grand id- looking horse of beautiful quality, coveted a mile He and a quarter at a useful pace with Sandman. Slumber, and Santa BeUls, and Psnoalne was ■Hairing ip- along over rive furlongs with Crinoline." The Italian Derby Reale of 0,000 at 1 1-2 Mites, Which was run for at Rome on April 10. resulted ted in a thrilling finish between the representatives res of "Sir Rholand" Ohev Scheibl.11 and Sigm»r M. M. F. Teste, victory going to the colors of the latter ter l.y the aid of Vatista. The winuer. which N by bj Spearmint out of that once great race mare. Usdree, was ridden by Langbam, ami she won j°" l.v a head from Sir Rholands colt. Cliumvi. with hliekbiirn up. in th: g :l Mine of _ I W .-. " ■ lengths away II Falco Ryan was third, with ith Prometeo iDaU fourth. The other runners were ere Kraclio. Oreo, Austerlitx, and Avanguar.lia.