Turf Notes from Lands Abroad, Daily Racing Form, 1919-01-18


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TURF NOTES FROM LANDS ABROAD Mr. George Gregory of the Market-place, Don-caster, whose death at the age of seventy-four has just taken place, had witnessed the race for sixty-three consecutive St. Lcgers. The French Syndicate of Breeders of Thoroughbreds in France have asked breeders to formulate for indemnification their claims for losses which they have sustained through enemy action. December 18, in London, a substantial sum was invested on The Panther at 5 to 1 against, while Stefan the Great had previously been backed at 6 to 1, both for the Epsoiii Derby of 1919. Permission was during the course of the war refused to an American buying commission for army purposes in Ireland, and permission was also refused to a commission projected by another of our Allies to purchase here. The United States must furnish a million horses for Europe, according to the statement of an officer of the British service attending the International Livestock Exposition at Chicago, says the New York Herald Paris edition. Improvement has been effected in the Irish Grand National by the increase of its value to ,000 and the extension of its distance to three miles and a half. The value for the past couple of years was only 1,150 and it was run over a three-mile course. According to the list of -stallions published in the latest issue of the South American Stud Book, the English-bred Tilton is the veteran, the son of Melton having been foaled in 1890, so that he is now bordering on his twenty-ninth year. London Sportsman.

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