French Racing Trials Satisfactory, Daily Racing Form, 1916-12-08


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FRENCH RACING TRIALS SATISFACTORY. Great praise is due to the French railway companies, says a Paris racing writer, which have conveyed more than a thousand horses from Chan-tilly; Maisons-Laffitte, and other training centers in Caen in the west, Moulins in the east and Mont-de-Marson in the south, for all the important thoroughbred trials which have taken place during the past "tw months. All the horses have returned to their quarters safe and well, and no one has complained about the railway traffic being disorganized. Moreover, no one has been heard to declare that these horse races have been in any way detrimental to the progress of the war; on the other hand, there is general satisfaction, not only among owners and trainers, but also among the heads of military and agricultural departments. The results indicate the comparative merits of the three-year-olds, and even should no further racing take place the best can be selected for stud purposes. A number of govepinient officials followed the racing throughout With diligence, and Monsieur jQuinehez, the Inspector-General of the French National Stud, was nearly always present. ; 1

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