Current Notes Of The Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1918-10-17


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF Hartford Insurance John A Payne General Agent Cincinnati O Advt AdvtF F Winter the English jockey is still a prisoner at Ruhlcben Germany GermanyIn In England this year Sir George Noble is giving half his winnings on the turf to war charities Up to July 17 his contributions totaled 5075 5075The The colors of another noted Canadian turfman were seen at Empire City Monday when Some Where in France made his racing debut carrying the silks of It j Mackenzie MackenzieBritish British sportsmen continue to pay the supreme sacrifice in the great Avar Among the latest casualties appear the names of Capt G B Black a wellknown gentleman rider and Major W Holds worth a famous hunting man and steeplechase rider riderFrenchbred Frenchbred horses won half the opening card at Empire City Monday They were Naturalist Snapdragon II and Tableau dHonneur The first two were bred by American turfmen while Tableau dHonneur is a product of the famous French stud of Maurice Ephrussi EphrussiAn An Ascot Gold Cup was recently for sale in New York This particular trophy was won by Hamer Bass Love Wisely in 1896 and was for sale at 3200 of which ten per cent was to be given to the Red Cross The advertised value of the cup at the time of the race was 5000 5000After After the victory of the British in Palestine for which horses were so largely responsible it is to be hoped we shall hear no more about cavalry being an effete arm of the service A high caste Arab and a thoroughbred are the most courageous horses iu existence Most of the Indian cavalry remounts come from Australia where the thoroughbred pre ¬ vails almost exclusively in the breeding of all the socalled Walern There are no better remounts in the world and many of the sort are no doubt in Palestine now London Sportsman

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