Notes of the Turf in Other Lands, Daily Racing Form, 1914-12-16


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NOTES. OF THE TURF IN OTHER LANDS. Mr. II. S. Perssc. the Stockbridge trainer, has been given a majors commission in the Remount Department. Eighteen horses are left in next years Scandinavian Derby. For the same race in 1!1G the entry stops short at nineteen. Lord DAhernon has made his trainer. De Mcstre a present of the Liverpool Cup that his horse Diadu-inenDs won. a trophy that the Bishops Canning trainer values greatly. Sandpaper, a good-looking three-year-old colt by Black Sand out of Supplement, bred by Mr. A. 1C. Wolfe, lias been purchased privately on behalf of Mr. John Stevenson, of Johannesburg, and shipped to South Africa. Mr. E. Kennedy, the owner of the Straffaii Stud,-County Kildare, where lie bred The Tetrarch, was thrown heavily frcm his horse November 21 whilst riding round his receatly-aequired property at Bish-opscourl and sustained serious injuries. D. Mahers health has undergone considerable improvement since he has been in South Africa, where he is the guest of Sir Abe Bailey. The genial air in the colonies is benefiting Maher considerably, and he has begun to put on weight. Among the recruits to jumping this winter is the excellent race mare Her Ladyship, which was anion.: the field for the Manchester November Handicap, but ruined her prospects by half whipping round at the start and causing some delay by her fractiousuess. Cigar, Turbulence. Charlton, Desmonds Song, Toller, Martindale, l!eth, Sergoi and Iyet are a butch of hurdle race recruits that J. Dell will train this winter at Epsom under the superintendence of Mr. K. Haiin. Iyet. a half-brother to Rising Falcon, ran second to Sco!id Fiddle at Manchester on Saturday, November 2S. Mr. John Thompson, owner of the Widden Stud Australia and part-owner of the premier stallion .Maltster, recently died in a Sydney private hospital. .Mr. Thompson came for the races, but was stricken With hemorrhage of the brain, and at once removed to ti hospital. " He never regained consciousness nor recognized the members of his family, who were all with bim to the last. Mr. W. H. Kiev, honorary secretary of the West Suffolk Newmarket Subsidiary war relief committee, lias acknowledged the receipt of ,53S.S5, received from Messrs. Weatheiby. being the riding fees of the jockeys on Cambridgeshire day at Newmarket. There is no explanation of the odd coppers, which proliably mean that there was a "hat" in addition to the fees. This money goes to the Prince of Wales fund. One of our readers informs us that lie noticed the name of Fine Duck among the entries for one of vesterdays events at Manchester. He also noted that the initials of the owner, Mr. F. Deusoii, were similar to those of the horse. When he later discovered that another "F. 1:." Bullock the jockey -caliifc into the scheme of tilings, the gentleman decided to back the combination. For the result, see our returns today. London Sporting Life of November -S. And the horse won at 7 to 1. The Jlerliu newspapers now publish an otlicial explanation of the release of several English race horse trainers who had been arrested with other civilians and Interned in the aliens camp at Ruhle-beli. The reason, accordiug to the otlicial statement, is that valuable thoroughbreds in many racing stables have been without proper :ontrol, and would possibly have died if they had been neglected much longer-" It was therefore considered advisable to j release" tin Englishmen, as no Germans could 4e engaged without the consent of the owners who are at the front. A yearling brother to the Lincolnshire Handicap winner, Sunsovino, by Marco out of Pietola, belonging to Mr. F. Luscombe, and trained by C. Waugh. fViad tile misfortune to break a leg through being 1U!1 Into bv a Red Cross arabulaiKJ that was passing throttgh Newmarket. All the Iietola family seem to be unlucky, for Sansovino broke a leg as well as uplifting u pastern. Another brother that was sold for lSiH guineas broke a leg while breaking lis a i carting, and another sister also broke a limb in the paddock. Ificlola herself and her this years ": I wire destroyed. The. German governments Graditz Stud as announced 111 "Deutsche!- Sport" of Friday, Nov. 20, has engaged Ant.Olejinik as stable jockey, thus breaking through its former custom of relying on imported talent for its riders. The nnnie Olejnik sounds more Polish or Russian than German, but the jockey was formerly one of the stables apprentices at the time when Richard Waugh was in command, and he steered eighteen winners this season prior to the commencement of hostilities by Gerinanv. A German trainer Is also to be chosen for Graditz." A remarkable record has been achieved by the foals got bv the Melton Stud sires which Mr. Musk-cr sold at the December sales in 1011. They numbered fifteen, and all of them have raced. No fewer than thirteen have won races in England, Ireland, and abroad, and one of the remaining two lias been placed. Altogether the thirteen havu captured thirty-eight races, with 0,430 and have run second or third iu forty other races. The winners are: Kings Common, Tom Firr. Poetical, Steady Trade, Melton Flier, Airy, nubecula, Sabiuard. Tin Collar. Hornby, Scarlet. Don Gabbiano, and Hull.

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