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FOREIGNERS GET ENGLISH HORSES. An American Bred Mare Brings Top Price at the December Sales. London, December 7. The annual sales of thoroughbreds closed at Newmarket yesterday. Prices were no more than fair. The only disquieting feature of the sales is the extraordinary determination shown by the foreigners in the purchase of our best mares. This is clearly revealed by the following list of mares that realized .,000 or over, the buyers names being also given: Grave and Gay, by Henry of Navarre with colt foal by Zinfandel; Herr Weinberg. .3,520 Pomegranate, by Persimmon; Count Lehndorff 10,920 Lady Burgoyne. by Ladas; M. Blanc 10,400 Presentation, by St. Simon or Avrshire; Mr. Potts 10,400 Salop, by Salisbury; Mine, de Villers 9. loo Samlilake, by Trenton; M. Halbronn 8,:!20 Shellduck. by Gallinule; M. Blanc S.OGO Sweet Hilda, by Pepper and Salt; M. Halbronn 7,5-10 Scotch Mistake, by Ayrshire; Count Lehn- dorfT 7.2S0 Reckless, by Gallinule; M. Blanc 7.2S0 Perpetua, by St. Simon; M. Halbronn C.240 Crimps, by Sainfoin; Mine, de Villers . 7."2i Chilmark, by Childwick; Baron Springer.... .",720 Bibiani, by Childwick; Baron Springer. .",720 Illustrious, by Isinglass; Mr. A. Taylor 54G Desiree. by Velasquez; Baron Oppenheim fi.200 -Mare, by Ladas Lock and Key; F. II. Potts 5.200 Popperette, by Hampton; Count Lehndorff.. ,",200 .Diamond Crescent, by Diamond Jubilee; M. Halbronn 5,200 Coronea, by Kendal; J. Reeves, Austria.... 4.940 Nortonis, by Gallinule; Mme. de Villers 4,732 Orwell, by Matchmaker; M. Halbronn 4,030 Jettatura, by Aborigine; Sir T. Dewar 4,420 Lady Ogle, by Raeburn; .Baron Springer 4,320 Pietola, by Galliard; C. Wangh ; 4,205 Luteola, by Martagon; F. W. Lambton.... 4,212 Snow Glory, by Ayrshire; G. Scott..... 4,212 Zelva, by Janissary; Baron Springer 4,100 Stagsden, by St. Frusquin; Count Seidlitz 3.S4S Cellaret, by Prisoner; . D. Mann, Argentine.. 3,002 Ayrshire Lassie, by Ayrshire; Mr. Scott..-.. 3,000 Williainina, by St. Simon; Captain Bauer.. 3,484 Lady Angela, by St. Angelo; J. C. Dyer 3,120 Dorothy Suhr, by Rightaway; M. Halbronn.. 3,120 Porte Victoire, by Velasquez; F. n. Pots 3.00S Diavoletta, by Diamond Jubilee; Mr. Purefoy 2,704 Queen of the Plains, by Salisbury; Mr. Harti- gan 2,052 Florescence, by Florizel II.; M. Halbronn.... 2,000 Briseis, by Galopin; Mme. de Villers 2.G00 The statistics covering the weeks transactions are: Days. Lots Sold. Amount. Average. Monday G3 $ 07,007 ,003.00 Tuesday 110 137,3GS 1.21S.72 Wednesday 121 144.50S 1,194.71 Thursday Ill 189.09S 1,702.70 Friday 91 95,075 2,021.87 Totals 490 1907.sh33,710 1,277.52 It may interest some readers to have last years totals and averages, placed before, them for comparison, so here they are: Days. Lots Sold. Amount. Average. Monday 08 $ 87,131 $ 8S9.0S Tuesday 121 111.3S9 903.29 Wednesday 117 238,502 2.03S.4G Thursday 105 131,352 1,250.47 Friday 91 70,554 S41.25 Totals 532 ,92S ,212.22 The three English stallions recently secured by the French Government, Prince William, Ramrod and Veronese, are all to stand next season at the Pin Stud. The French have secured another stallion In Gin-gal, a bay four-year-old horse by Carbine, out of Pindi dam of the speedy Bass Rock, and he will stand next year at the De La Chapelle Stud, owned by the Countess de Chenelette.