Notes of the Turf from Other Lands, Daily Racing Form, 1915-08-25


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NOTES OF THE TTTRF FROM OTHER LANDS. Nine of the Kings yearlings have arrived at Ilger ton House stables to be trained for their engagements next year. Mr. Richard CtOker has generously decided to hand ov.-r all the stake- won by his horses this year to the funds of the British Red Cross Society. I. F. Hartigan lias left Kngland lor India, where he will lain Mr. George Kdwardes" horses, some twenty of which have already been dispatched to that country. Mr. Hailev engaged Fred Touipleinan to ride for one of " the leading India stables, and that jockey left for India after the Newmarket racing of August 10 to 12. Lord Dalmeny. son and heir of Lord Bosehery, and one of the best of sportsmen, has been wounded in action. A second lieutenant in tin- Grenadier Uuards. he has been serving on the staff as A. D. C. for some time. Sir Thomas Dixon, who won the Irish Oaks with Lathams has bought privately a yearling balf-sistet to that tillv. by The Baft -Westminster Lass, and be has also" purchased privately I yearling halt sister to Aohtoi second to the Irish Derby j by Prospector. Iu consequence of the abandon stent of racing at Doneaster Messrs. Tatter-all will hold the yearling sales al Park Paddocks, Newmarket, during the fourth extra meeting. August ".1 to September 2. fifth extra meeting. September 14 to 17. and the usual October meetings. The following horses recently purchased from his Majesty the King by Mr. J. Beid. of New Z -aland. left Sewmnrket August ."» for that country under the charge of T. Chill-: Sunny l.ake. Markhope, Grey I Innet, Symbolism, Flowery Speech, Sprig of Erin. Lsther Simper and AYinkie. The pront made over the meeting at Fleniingtou. Australia in aid1 • the war relief funds amounted approximated- to 2,000, while in donations a -inn of 0,115 was received, making a total ol sVlTo The committee resolved to vote from the funds of the dub a sum sufficient to bring the total to 0,000. At the annual meeting of the Western Australian Turf Club in Perth, 5,000 was voted- making a sum of 0,000 in all— to war and patriotic funds. Mr. I. A. Connollys proposal that a race meeting be held in aid of the Belgian fund was adopted, and ,050 was collected at once, of this stun Mr. tonnolly contributed JjsjOO. The subscriptions to the Irish Derby. Irish oaks Irish St. Leger of BUT ate satisfactory, although no record ha" " established in counec- tion with am oi tin- events. His Majesty is a nominator. The Irish Derby has secured 105 entries of which .0 were made by Bagttsh breeders — the laks 82, Cue St. Leger 71. and the Biennial 04. In Brisbane. Queensland, Anetralla, the racing Clubs retain totausator tractions, but as the Blatter i- receiving government attention, the position may be -hanged. In many quarters it is considered the fractions -I Id !»• divided among charitable institution,, i He- custom in South Australia. It is calculated that he Brisbane clubs, a- a whole, inuu ally benefit to be extent of over 5,000 through totalfamtor fiat lions. I"i"in a comuiuiucal ion receive.! by "Deiltsi her Sport" from Herr I. Von Uertzen. vice-president of the Fnion Club, it appears that the conditions for races to be run at Hoppegarten during a further period of tj-n days have been framed. In view of the scant success ohtametl by sinjjll owners and breeders at the race meetings HlivHp?""riTri throng*, spa mi provishm win he made bj tne Wtoreots of the smaller stables. Prior to Auuii-i 10 there had been 154 races at Newmarket eo tar this season of the approximate aggregate value of 33,650 to the respective winners, the amounts credited to the horses which filled the minor positions not being taken into account. The prizes as regards numbers have been almost equally distributed between Newmarket trained horses and the competitors rrom outlying stables, so being credited to Newmarket and 74 to the visitors, ihe former have won 85,100, of which siim 12,730 represents the value of races of a mile and over, and 2,42.1 in races of less distance. Visiting horses were credited with 1915.sh8,500 in races of a mile and over and 0,085 in shorter daihftl The 154 races attracted no fewer than 2.121 starters, but since the mooting* on the July Course began in June with the "First Extra" there have been 1,433 runners in ss mesa, an average of a trifle iu ex-ccs of 10 starters each. There are yet a half dozen fixtures in the Newmarket list, giving a total of twenty-two days racing there before November.

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