Notes of the Turf from Abroad, Daily Racing Form, 1915-12-06


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NOTES OF THE TURF FROM ABROAD. The "Berliner Tageblatt" states that during tl/rty-scven days racing this year in Germany, V.N",li* passed througu the totalizator. .Several of Mr. J. B. Joels horses have been sent froi.i Newmarket to Childwickbury for the winter. Sunbury, Paean, St. Anthony, Amandine and Chan-larella left for Australia. lx rd Durham has given the name of Melissa to his crack two-year-old filly by Rochester — Melusine, and Mr. II. H. Hartigaus four-year-old gelding by Tor-Iioint— Miss Bobs has been named Me. The following horses, viz., Landweed, Syconphant. Faleinus and Lady Gladys have been shipped to South Africa by the Galway Castle. Their despatch was suj»erinteuded by the Ayr trainer, J. McGuigan, who has recently been given charge of Desmonds Hoiie, which cost 1,720 as a yearling, but has not yet run. The expensive son of Desmond and Silver Pheasant will lie schooled over obstacles. Mr. R. Craig-McKerrow left London November 19 cu route for India. He will run some of his horses at the Calcutta ra -es. which commence on Christmas eve, among them Silver Thrush and Lucky Thought. The former is entered for all the inqtortant events, including the King Emperors Cup one mile l. the Cooch Behar Cup tone mile and a quarter, the Viceroy Cup one mile and three-quarters, and the Metropolitan at three-quarters. The stallion Perrier. which was bred by King Edward VII. at Saudringham, has achieved much fame iu the Argentine as a stallion, his son, Packoy, having won the classic Gran lremio Nacioual of 00,000, and a cup to the winner, on October 17, lrom the flying Ocurreiicia and seven others. The winner was ridden l.y F. Arcuri, and won by a head. He lielongs to Senor J. Amelia, and is by Perrier -— CeeU. by Bocage — Overdue, by Bend Or — Mezzotint, by Coeruleus. His sire is by Persimmon — Amphora. Christmas day falling on a Saturday, the Johan-nehuuig lurf club summer meeting will be spread over an interval of thirteen days, inclusive, as the first fixture will fall on Saturday, December 18, and then Boxing day, Monday. I»eceml er 27, concluding with the New Year day program. The South African Nurserv is set for the same day as the Summer Handicap of , the juvenile event being worth a matter of 50 more. Of Boxing day the GoldSelds Handicap is worth ,500 and the South African Derby the same day should ensure an excellent card, oil the concluding day the principal events are the South African Oaks of ,750 and the Merchants Handicap of ,O0O. with the «Jovernor-Generals Cup of ,750 $"V00 presented bv his Excelleny the Governor-General. Deborah, when the mail "left, had evidently settled into a firm favorite for the South African Derby, with Zeudling next in demand, then Glist and Hector at a point longer.

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