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4. 3. ■ 1, ,r of « " It at 1 1 t. of ,! ■ j ■ . : a a d CARBINES FAME AS RACER AND SIRE. Caibino not only sired great horses, but won races over all distances. He captured altogether 33 ; events, having contested 4. races, and was six I times second, and although Australia may claim to . have reared him, there was the good Kuglish blood ! as a foundation. In his tabulated pedigree is to b - , found Touchstone, mentioned four times: Bird catcher. The Baron. Stockwell. Newmlnster. Or lando, also Beeswing, These are inv ariablv iu the pedigrees of our own great winners. Carbine cost 820 guineas a- a yearling and after running second to Ensign in 1 he V. B. C. Derby, and winning the I Flying Stakes and Pool Stakes, be was BOM by ; auction for : .0OO guineas, bis chief success follow-1- lag. On the death of bis owner, Mr. Donald Walls lace. Carbine was purchased by the Duke of Port- land for lo.OOO guineas, and in this country has . also been a success at the stud. His best "retire- | sentative. of course, was Spearmint, by Carbine — ■. Maid of the Mint, owned by Major hustacc Ix der. . --Thi.s colt wen his tirst race, the Great Foal Plate j at Ungneld, subsequently nimiing second to Black : Arrow at Derby, but was unplaced to FarasJ in the ■ 1 Richmond Nursery ai the Houghton Meeting. 1 Spearmint was searcely viewed as a Derby candi-d - date until a day or two before the great race. . — ■ , Continued ou second page.j 1 1 ; :. I l t | I a j | , " ; i j , i CARBINES FAME AS RACER AND SIRE. CoathMed from lirst page. but. Hie other Clarhaven probables going aaataa, tin-toa 1. 1 Carbine became the representative, with Ma her Id the saddle. Lallj was a false favorite, and Spearmint, starting at 0 to 1 won the Blue Riband handsomely. The performance was regarded - having more than the BSOal merit, e.en for a Derby winner; consequently Spearmint was promptly sent to France to contest the Grand Prix, run ten dsyf later. The colt brought olT the double event. the French race being worth over 9,900 sovereigns to Spearmint a owner, while the victory added to the greatness of Carbine. Spearmint did not run again, and speedily became "full" at the stud al fee of 230 guineas. Another good representative of Carbine nn.i- C.ngill. the winner of I he Manchester Cup and Newmarket Handicap twice. Gargill was sold for ::.0hi guineas and sent to Hungary when a six-year-old, Bomba, by Carbine— St. Neophyte, credited Mr. .1. A. de RotliM hi tl with the Ascot Gold Cup. and Carabine appropriated the Chester Cup. Nottingham Handicap, anil Man Chester November Handicap, this horse subsequently In tng srat to India. Fowling Piece, brother to Cargill, nl-o won good races, including the Tudor Plate at Bandown, wai ■warded the Newmarki i Stakes on the disqualification of Aid Patrick, Which afterwards won the Derby, and also appropriated the Hurst Park Lennox riaie. Wargrave, by Carbine — Warble, carried off the Cesarewltch; Foresight and Powder Puff won numerous events, the latter chiefly In the north, and she was racing for tea rears. Pistol, as his name Implies, was another by Carbine. He won the North Derby and other race- for Sir Edgar Vincent. Glacis, by Carbine — Gbunlt, secured the neons Prise, Keinpton Park, and the Cheater Cua. Bushranger, Cattaro and Yellow Peril were also representatives of the Duke of Portlands famous horse, and picked up useful stakes, also Cam Great Foal stakes. Newmarket, and Grosrenor Cup. Liverpool, Bamrod Newbury Summer Cupt, Gingal iS:. George Stakes. Liverpool, and Breeders Foal Stakes, Derby i. G restores Hurst Park Foal Plate and champion Breeders Stakes, Derby. Semper Vidians Newmarket Handicap and Duke of York Stakes. Dundonald Duke of York stakes. Keinpton, Salute a winner of many handicaps, and Bistonian Union .lack Stakes. Liverpool, and several othet Items. Bamrod, by the way. is the si e of .Merle VI.. which won the French Oaks of this year. Several of Carbines daughters bare been successful broodmares, including Combine, the dam of Land League, the winner of the Cambridgeshire It is understood that the Duke of Portland has offered Carbines skeleton to the Melbourne Museum. The skeleton of Trenton was long Since set up there. The following table shows Carbines winnings as a sire in Ibis country: Sear. Horses. Rices. Value. UN 2 2 $ ::.~cr, 1900 12 V.t 22,810 1001 11 _:: 40.223 1002 10 41 110,630 it""-: 12 20 _.-...v.io Unit id if 22.240 1903 l 20 27,006 1900 12 2J 80,240 l!Mi7 0 Il _n .;:•.! i 1008 U 21 41.P7.-, 1!M.:i s 17 51.27S V.ilK 8 !t 11.200 1911 5 0 7.:;ko 1012 4 1 111 lVi lJlo .I ■ 5,230 Total loS _ : 73. 1 63 - Loudon Sportsman.