Notes of the Turf from Other Lands., Daily Racing Form, 1917-03-23


view raw text

] l , • NOTES OF THE TURF FROM OTHER LANDS. Silver Fowl, dam of Fifinclla. foaled a bay colt on January 14 to Polymelus. This year she went to Swynford. Mares by Bona Yista are in high repute in Austria-Hungary, the produce of daughters of the late Sir . D. Roses Two Thousand Ouineas winner having won stakes of the value of nearly 05. 000 last year. Kempton Cannon, for many years first jockey to Mr. L. de Rothschild, has been invalided home from the front, where lie was serving witli the Royal Flying Corps. He lias been suffering from gastritis. but is making a goad recovery. Snndridge. the famous sire of Sunstar. Jest and many other winners, will make the present season at the Bel Ebat Stud in France. He has forty hoice mares en his visiting list. At that stud can be seen a half score of remarkably good yearlings by the great son of Amphion — Sierra. The deatli is recorded by Deutscher Sport of Count Franz Egon Wolff-Metternich. a prominent member of the Union Club. The count was in his forty-fourth year. His younger sister, who died in Egypt in 1909. was the wife of Prince Kinsky, of Zoedoue fame. He himself owned a number of good horses. Among the ninny Americans who have recently joined the ranks of the owners of thoroughbreds is S. Christensen. of California, who bought a number of mares and fillies at the December Sales at Newmarket. He t_ a heather of c. W. Chriateaeea, the well-known Essex breeder of Warlingham and other horses. — London Sportsman. According to Deutscher Sport of February 18, the well-known English jockey. W. Warne. who was said to be returning to England, is still at Kuhleben. Together with Shatwell. Martin and other Englishmen. Warne was on the list of those wiio were to be exchanged, but owing to "recent circumstances, " their liberation has been postponed for the time being. — London Sportsman. During the four days of the summer meeting at Johannesburg. 3,025 was distributed in stakes, and Sir Abe Bailey, owing chiefly to the successes of Matrimony, headed the list of winning owners with 0,275 A. Briton was second witli ,175. Among-the jockeys E. Crickmere. with five wins, was first, and W. L. Randall, who trains for Sir A. Bailey, prepared the winners of four races. Summer in South Africa corresponds with our winter. The stallion Wombwell recently died at the Nap-ajedl Stud. Austria. By Isinglass — Mrs. Butter-wick. Wombwell was bred by the Duke of Portland in IMS, and as a three-year-old he carried off the Barwwicke Stakes at Ascot from Kuroki and Malua. In the following year he was purchased for an Austrian syndicate by the late llerr Aiistide Baltazzi. and he sired many useful winners there, his stock from 1910 to last year having won over 0. KM in stakes.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1917032301_2_7
Library of Congress Record: