Notes of the Turf from Other Lands, Daily Racing Form, 1913-11-13


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1 i 1 1 1 I i s r 1 , 1 ? 1 c NOTES OF THE TURF FROM OTHER LANDS. Lord Derby lias definitely decided to keep Sted-fast in training for another season. W. Huxley will be out of his apprenticeship with R. Wootton at the end of the present season. He Intends taking up his quarters at Newmarket. High Feather, dam of the Cesarewitch winner FIz Yama. is an American-bred mare, being bv Henry of Navarre High Tea, by Rayon dOr. M. A. Aumont has first call on Milton Henry as jockey for 1914, and M. J. de Breniond has renewed Ills engagement for his second mounts. ONeill heads the list of winning jockeys on the flat in France up to date with 148 wins. J. Reiff is second with eighty-eight, G. Stern third with sixty-three and Sharpe fourth with sixty-two. The good mares Ambush and Mavcup have ended their racing careers and, arter running at Newmarket Houghton last week, they went on to E. Hultons stud farm at Warren Towers, Chivelev Park. The three-year-old fillies Inaugural, by Voter-Court Dress and Surcingle, by Rock Sand Souver-aiue, were shipped from Newmarket for New York-October 30, presumably to go to the stud farms of II. 1. Whitney and A. Belmont respectively. G. Parfrement heads the list of successful French cross-country jockeys up to date with slxtv-nine wins. W. Head is second with llfty-two. A. Carter third witlt forty-live, Berteaux fourth with forty. Powers and F. Williams have thirty wins each. At the Newmarket Houghton meeting "Skeets" -Martin won the Durham Stakes on Tuxedo and secured tlie mount by a lucky chanee. He was to have ridden St. Melruau In the race, but Mr. Bed-dington s horse was cast in his box overnight and was not able to run. English sportsmen were interested to learn that the Doncaster Corporation intends to revive the Champagne Stakes dinner, which function used to be held annually. The dinner will be held at the Mansion House on the first day of the Doncaster NovemlKr meeting. D. McCalmon. the owner of The letriirch. the winner of the race this year, is among the Invited guests. Southey, tin- rider of Cantilever in the Cambridgeshire, is not an apprentice, as is generally supposed, lie is a married 111:111 with a family. Is well over-thirty, and had ridden with a deal or success Iu Austria until Illness seized him and he was compelled to undergo two operations for appendicitis. He then returned to Newmarket and joined College Leader s stable, for whom he 1ms been riding on occasions all the present season. Originally lie was apprenticed to Percy Peek, at Exiling. Souther soon after be returned from Austria, became landlor l of tin; Carpenters Arms, at Newmarket.- A unique experience surely, for a retired publican to ride a Cambridgeshire winner. London Sporting Life

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