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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF C.alway date, nn imported Knglish horse now six ye BIl "Id. by Prospector — Star of Kve. won the Prince ef Wales Cap at Calcutta, Q. BaJJbjgsjaa, the French jockey, being the lider. August Beiaaoat. chairman of the .loekey Club, is reported fully recovered from the bruises sustained when his horse stumbled and fell while be was hunting recently in South Carolina. James Irail, one of the leading English bookmakers who operated in the Tuttersall ring as "Ike White." lied at Torquay ten days ago. He was noted for freak bets, such as 00 to a cigar, and lost some of them. Mustard Seed, the Peter Quince— Alsike. by Ben Brush, three-year-old in tiainer Goldsboroughs stable at Oravesend. has developed into a picture giant. The colt must weigh 1.300 pounds. Mustard Seed. which was sore of feet all last year, was fast and courageous always and is likely to be a sharp factor in the spring short distance racing. In New South Wales. Australia. 4110 race cours-s of various kinds were licensed last year, an uarrease of thirty-six over 1989, Every settlement almost has its race track and the general colonial opinion is that there are too many. The racing Indian Prince Aga Khan, for whom William Duke trains, and who recently bought Sam llildreths old training place at Maisous-Lnffitte. is making a hurried trip to India, so as to be back for the French flat racing season. Enfilades sire. Ramrod, which died a few dnys ago at the French National Stud, was one of the old-fashioned bred staying kind, nineteen years old and by Carbine, the Australian stayer and champion, from Esk, by Ksterling, herself one of the cut and come again kind. Captain Jefferson Davis Cohns tenure of the Haras de Chamant. where he maintains his French breeding establishment, has been confirmed by a high French court. A lower court had declared his lease on the property at an end on the petition of he lessor, Raroness de Forest, but the higher court reversed the verdict.