Prospects of Racing in France, Daily Racing Form, 1915-10-01


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PROSPECTS OF RACING IN FRANCE. .»• iaris correspomlent writes: Every endeavor has been made lo relieve the hardships imposed on breeders and owners of race horses and stem the tid" of ruin the national industry of breeding has had to face In a country where prosperity had en f ur.igeii gentlemen with a taste for go xl horses to make pecuniary sacrifices and develop resources which lias given France a position In the Continental market only second to that enjoyed by England. M. Ruau. the Minister of Agriculture, is alone empowered to authorize the re sumption of raeing. He has remained unmoved up to the prcseut. but it would si"om as though he lind liooii finally persuaded by the loading race noeietics to listen to* reason. The "Chroniipie du Turf." whose edit, r is M. Jean Joubert. one of the most active in the cause of racing, announces the prospoet of a near recommencement of s|K»rt. The courses at Maisons-Laflltte and at Saint Cloud are actually ready for racing purix.scs. and it is said that the ••Bulletins." or Calendars, of the two leading s«ieicties are on the point of lieing republished. The ••Bulletin" of the Soclete dEn-couragenient will contain the dates and conditions of the classic events of 191« and 1917. and the principal two year old events of 1918 and 1919. Flat racing within the Paris district continues until November 13. ami before that date some use may be made of the two courses now available. — London Si orliug Life of September 15.

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