Racing Prosperity in Australia., Daily Racing Form, 1914-05-06


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RACING PROSPERITY IN AUSTRALIA. The Australian Jockey Club has made marvellous strides in respect of prise money during the past lew years, and at th" rate it is going will shortly leave every other racing club in the common wealth in the rear. At last weeks committee meeting an Increase of 9,250, aa compared with the current season, was decided upon, so that during the 1014-ir, season no less than 00,000 added money will he, distributed. Canicular attention lias been paid to the concluding day of the spring meeting, prohablv with the object of causing visiting, as well as local owners to are the kxtntrc tight through. Hitherto l here has generally been a rush to gel over to Canlneld after the third day at Randwiek, but a couple of s.i. iioo handicaps an the anal Saturday should change thai order of things. iiicieav, d prise money lac same at the two and three-year-old mesa will be anecially appreciated hi breeders, ;i it should lead to higher prices rot-tlndr yearlings at the coming sales. One effect of lustrallan liberality in prize money may be thai ere long a lew yearlings will be bred in Cuulau.l to our time with a vi-w to carrying their owners" colors out here. There are now such fine stakes K be won in two ami three year aM races in Australia thai such a venture should lie worth serious consideration.— Sydney Referee.

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