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DEATH OF NOTED TRAINER AND SOLDIER. Major Chas. Beatty. D. S. O.. elder brother of Admiral Sir David Beatty. died in England recently of wounds received at St. Eloi. France. Major Beatty was formerly a gentleman jockey and on Filbert in I8B7 he finished second in the Grand National to Manifesto. He had ridden his first winner at Rugby five years before. He was private trainer to the late Colonel McCalmont and later trained for Lord Howard tie Waldcn. Xinfanelcl anil St. Maclotl were the best of the horses that came under his care. With Zinfainbd he won, among other races, the Manchester Cup, the Ascot Gold Vase, the Coronation Cup, the Jockey Club Cup and the Ascot Gold Cup. Ziu-fnndel also finished second in the Cesarewitch, jiving the winner, the aged Grey Tick, twenty three pounds. Ziufnntlcl was then only a three-year old. St. Mnelous successes included the Lincolnshire Handicap and the Manchester November Handicap, the horse carrying 131 pounds in the last-named race. Other useful horses trained by Major Beatty were Rising Glass which won the Jockey Club Stakes anil ran second in the Derby and St. Lcger and Glass Jug, which finished second in Sceptres Oaks.