Notes of The Turf in Other Lands, Daily Racing Form, 1913-12-31


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NOTES OF THE TURF LN OTHER LANDS. Mr. Edmond Blancs trainer, R. Denman, has received from Morocco the mournful news of his sons death, which took place most unexpectedly at Rabat after a short illness. Mr. C. W. Marriot, the Jockey Club manager of the Heath at Newmarket, has been seriously iU from an attack of influenza, on which pneumonia supervened, but is now getting on towards complete recovery. Fred Darling has for the time being taken over the charge of the famous Beckhampton training establishment. His father. Sam Darling, has not enjoyed the best of health for some time. Fred, was the trainer of Ycntoi ivhen Lady de Bathes horse won the Cesarewitch. Madame Chcremeteff, the well-known Russian lady owner of an important stable in France, has decided to sell all her racehorses, yearlings, fillies, and foals. This decision was taken soon after the death of her husband a few weeks back. Her colt Nuage won the Grand Prix de Paris of 1910, worth that year 2,030. At Haydock Park, England, December 14, the American-bred three-year-old gelding. Bit o Rye, a 10 to 1 outsider in the betting, won the Newton Handicap Hurdle Race, defeating ten opponents. Bit o Rye is a castoff from H. P. Whitneys stable in England, and being by Disguise Blturica, is a brother to the grand filly Maskette, which won the Futurity of 190S.

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