New Wrinkle in Nomenclature, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-12


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NEW WRINKLE IN NOMENCLATURE. "Since the loss to the turf of such veteran sportsmen as the Duke of Beaufort, Lord Arlington. Lord Falmouth. Prince SoltykolV and Count itatthvanv, a younger school has sprung up. and possiblv of the old style Mr. Ilouldsworth Is the doven at the present day," says London Snorting Life. "Still, he is run close by an ardent follower of the national sport on both shies of the channel in Count do Berteux. Every school boy remembers KoWnson Crusoes trick of keeping a record of time by notches on a stick, but the count has signalized his connection with the turf in a more original manner, naming his animals each vear with the succeeding letter of the alphabet. He started with A, ran through to A, and, commencing again with A, has readied Q on his second course, which will be found twenty-six plus seventeen, viz.. forty-three years, which -counts his connection with English racing. :t novel :iml pretty war of retiudinff the advancing years. The count, who breeds his horses in France, is :t steward of the Jockey Club t.ver there and is often to be found on the stands at Xewmarket."

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