Latest European Racing News: Royal Bucks Won for Lady Owner--Huge French Mutuel Betting of 1913., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-06


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LATEST EUROPEAN RACING NEWS Royal Bucks Won for Lady Owner Huge French Mutuel Betting of 1913 LONDON England March 23 Before the Lincoln ¬ shire Handicap was run Royal Bucks the winner was bought with his engagements by the Marchioness of Queensberry The horse will remain in Rol ert Sieviers stable Her ladyship has registered her colors as Douglas tartan white collar cuffs and cap capMarch March 21 training had recommenced in earnest at Chantilly near Paris but whereas before the war 2900 racers were stabled there there are now only 570 570It It is reported in England that when the English flat racing season ends Donoghue the jockey cham ¬ pion will go to India to ride for the Maharajah of Coocli Behar BeharThe The racing season in Belgium will commence April 13 with a meeting at Boitsfort BoitsfortThe The antipodean racing ban on account of influenza is off At the Flemington course of Melbourne Australia March 15 the Newmarket Handicap threequarters of a mile witli 7500 added to a sweepstakes was won by Mollys Robe Sir Ibex being second and Greenstead third thirdOfficial Official racing statistics show that there were 202 horses in training in Spain at the beginning of the year fiftyfive fiveyearolds and over fifty two fouryearolds sixtyeight threeyear olds and only twentysix twoyearolds twoyearoldsIn In 1013 the last full racing year in France the official figures show that 79121345 passed through the niutuel machines Of this huge sum 39153930 was invested over the flat races and 31072845 over the jumping events Trotting races drew 8G3300 and mixed meetings 155275 155275Thomas Thomas Murphy who before the war was II 15 Duryeas trainer in France will take the direction of the racing stable which A K4 Macombcr is to establish in the republic in the approaching season The stable at La Morlaye will be composed in great part of horses bred by Mr Duryea Mr Macomber will go to France whenever the date of the re ¬ starting of racing is announced announcedM M Edmund Guyot the old Belgian gentleman rider who won the Derby of his country in 1901 with Argonaiite intends to reestablish a racing stable and has bought the French yearlings of M Dufour DufourAt At its recent general meeting at Paris the Jockey Club of France elected the Duke of Dondeauville as president The duke who for many years was vicepresident has now actually assumed the office which his father once occupied with distinction distinctionSince Since the armistice was signed up to the present time C2520 demobilized horses have been sold in the United Kingdom for 2075858 pounds sterling at an average price of 1H In the same period 1478 mules have fetched 127495 at an average l rice of 85 The highest average horse has been reached in Scotland 208 208It It is announced that the British Board of Ref ¬ erees has agreed to the statutory percentage ap ¬ plicable to profits derived from the services of thoroughbred stallions being increased by seven per cent making it fourteen or fifteen per cent ac ¬ cording to the year in which the profits were earned The concession is based on the fact that the average stud life of a stallion is thirteen years The association has asked for an increase of the percentage because of the risks incidental to horse breeding At present the decision applies only to stallions in Great Britain It is however expected that formal application will be made for the extension of the concession to Ireland

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