Notes of the Turf from Other Lands, Daily Racing Form, 1917-08-02


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NOTES OF THE TURF FROM OTHER LANDS. This years Irish Grand National was won by Pay Only, an aged mare by Walmsgate. She carried 163 pounds and, ridden by an amateur, W. F. Sankey, started at 6 to 4 in a field of. fourteen. In England women are not missing many of the opportunities the war has created for them. A London paper of April 21 mentions that on the previous day a woman was fined 50 for street betting. In South Africa recently Sir Abe Bailey purchased LAiglon for 1,000, which is stated to be a record price in that country for a two--old gelding.-Titan, also a gelding, was sold at that age in Australia for 23,250. The English trainer Tom Cannon, was 71 years, old April 23 last. One of the first big winners ridden by Cannon was the Marquis of Hastings Repulse, in the 1860 One Thousand Guineas. His only Derby success was on Shotover in 1881. Otto Madden, after being a trainer for many years, applied for and received n license as a jockey in England this year. Among the big races won by Madden when he was previously riding was the Derby on Jeddah, the Oaks on Mush, the St. Leger on Challacombe and the Two Thousand Guineas, on Mr. Belmonts Norman II.

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