Notes of the Turf from Other Lands, Daily Racing Form, 1917-02-12


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NOTES OF THE TURF FROM OTHER LANDS. "Spink" Walkington. the steeplechase jockey, is now in Egypt with his regiment. Sir William Nelsons betacs ia Iiel.iml will be trained at The Carragb by W. U. Armstrong. K. K. L. Talbot, who died recently in Ireland as a result of a fall from a heme, was for many yuan a lose follower of the Irish turf and from time t.. time had homes ia training. In order to ensure a supply of oats the German "Uacing Calendar" re.piir s owners of breeding and raring studs to make a return of all stud horses and race horses they may have in their possession to the secretary of the Inion Club. Ha In dors Persse. which was recently a good winner at Brisbane. Australia, was the first foal of his sire. Bachelors Double, and was bred at Kathbane Stud. County Limerick. The dam of Bachelors IVrsso is Monaleen, a daughter of the recently defunct Wajaaagate. Val. S. Moore, who served his apprenticeship with W. Duke in Mr. W. K. Vanderbilts stable at Peissy. and was head man previous to joining up. has beea with the Army Veterinary Corps in France for the past twelve months. Recently invalided leme. he is now at the Bagthorpe Military Hospital, Nottingham. The four leading trainers in Austria-Hungary last year were F. Butters son of the well-known trainer J. Buttere, Adams, J. Reeves and Hesp. Butters stands first with a winning total of nearly 1106.00*. lb- trains for Herr V. von Mautner. Adams, who has charge of Herr A. Drehers string. was second with a winning total of neatly IPgogQQ, Baron A. Uothschilds trainer. J. Beeves, was third with over itwl.OOO. and Hesp Herr Egyedis trainerl won U,j00 with his charges.

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