Notes of the Turf in Other Lands, Daily Racing Form, 1913-12-07


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NOTES OF THE TURF IN OTHER LANDS. Sumter, the American jockey, not having renewed his engagement In Germany, intends to remain indefinitely iu France. W. Smyth, who is attached to the Treadwell House Stable, has been engaged to ride iu India for Mr. J. Ainsworth, who is a steward of the Western India Turf Club. Roinney, a Stewards Cup winner, and a handsome and game little horse, has recently been sold privately to go to Germany. Dinna Forget, by Loved One Barometer, sire of Dinneford. and many other winners, has left Mr. held Walkers Irish stud farm for Russia. Horses bred at the Austro-Hungarian Napagcdl Stud have, during the last twenty years, according to "Deutscher Snort," won In stakes no less a sum than 7,847,99S kroner, or, in our currency, ,034,995. Dalmatian is the second horse owned by Mr. L. Winaiis to win the Manchester November Handicap, The Valet having credited the American sportsman with the race in 1910. Curiously enough, both races were run in such a dense fog that little or nothing could be seen of the happenings in the race, although most of the jockeys agree that it was a well run race. W. Higgs, who had his last mount at Lingfield, October 24, rode Laud League in the thirty-two races that, game horse won for Captain Homfray. He also rode those good horses, Willonyx and Long Set, in all their most important races. Higgs is now to devote his attention to breeding, and has recently given ,000 for a inare that he iuteuds sending to Loug Set next spring. J. Bowman, who rode for M. II. Delauiarre some twenty-five years ago. has just died, aged fifty-six. When he resumed riding Tom Cunnington engaged him as first lad, and employed him as sucn for several years. He was of late in the service of W. Cunnington, M. Camille Blancs trainer. After such a long and well-filled career his death in the Saint Germain Hospital seems a particularly sad one. It Is rejwrted in Ireland that the Duke of Westminster lias sold to Capt. Scarvell Cape his stud farm at Ballyniany. County Kildare. Captain Cape is a patron of the jumping sport in Ireland, and at Piinchestown last season won the Kildare Hunt Plate with Miannas Park. Ballyniany abuts on The Cur-ragh, and is a fine property: as, in addition to the extensive area of land on the farm, the Duke of Westminster expended a large sum of money in the erection of stabling, yards, etc.

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