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PLAISANTERIES PROFITABLE CHILDREN. Referring to that great mare Plaisanterie, a writer in a Loudon exchange says that though she was not exactly a successful breeder, she gave- Sir Tattou Sykes no cause- for regret from a finamial point of view. During sevente-eu tsassaai she- had onlv se-vi -n living foils, among which were Child-wick, which earned *:50.000; Kui-ont .r. 8,660; Ste. Adresse. 1. r,00; Havvksv, ick, ?17.000; Tin- Wag. .J00; Topiary. 5,000, and Jocatrix. .O.10. The figures against each name are the prices realized as yearlings. None of them was in tiie first class, and iierhaps Raconteur was the best until he went wrong in his wind. Childwlck won a Cesarewitch. hut earned much greater fame as a stallion in France, and Topiary claims sjm clal mention as the , d.-un of that good horse. Tracery, which won the i St. Leger for Mr. Belmont.