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LEADING STALLIONS OF AUSTRALIA. Although the male line of Newminster has not been doing particularly well in this country of late years, it is going very strong in Australia, for I sec from "The Australasians" invaluable Turf Register that the stallion Ayr Laddie heads the winning list for the year ending July 31, with 41 winners of 145 races, of a total value of 20,140 sovereigns. Avr Laddie is by Ayrshire out of Catherine Douglas, and goes back to Newminster via Ayrshires sire, Hampton. Then Flavus by Hampton out of Aloara comes sixtli on the list with 40 winners of 100 races, worth 14,014 sovereigns, and Orzil bv Ayrshire thirteenth, with 0,348 sovereigns. Needless to sav, the Galopin and St. Siniou strains continue to do well down under. Malster, Bobadil and United States, all three sons of Bill of Portland, occupy the second, eighth and fourteenth positions with, respectively 22,301 sovereigns, 9,402 sovereigns and 0.1GO sovereigns. Positauo by St. Simon stands third with 17,410 sovereigns to his credit, Grafton bv Galopin ninth with S.528 sovereigns, St. Alwyne by St. Frusquin tenth with S.324 sovereigns. As for the Carbines, his sons, Wallace and Pistol, hold respectively the fourth and fifth places, the one with 22 winners of 50 races worth 10.7S5 sovereigns and the other with 44 winners of 11G races worth nearly 14,500 sovereigns. The only two winning owners who amassed over 10,000 sovereigns aro W. Brown 13.S53 sovereigns and F. Merton 10,112 sovereigns. Both these owners hail from New South Wales. Mr. Brown holds his position at the head of affairs mainly owing to Piastres Melbourne Cup victory. "Vigilant," in London Sportsman.