Notes of the Turf in Other Lands, Daily Racing Form, 1914-01-31


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NOTES OF THE TURF IN OTHER LANDS. Pretty Polly, .Major Loders famous mare, is safely in foal to Desmond. The death is announced of M. Paul llalller. an owner and breeder, whose colors were often successful on French provincial race courses. The death is announced at Xewuiarket of A. Vid-ler. after a long and painful illness. He was formerly a Jockey connected witli W. Goaters stable at Michel Glove. On January 1! The Tetrarcli was reported one of Persses band of hories taking useful exercise over his training grounds at Stockbridge. a cheering bit of information to his admirers. M. Ldmoiid Rhine has been invested with the cross of the Legion of Honor for his distinguish"d services in connection with the Improvement of the thoroughbred horse in France. Hie lirst foal of this season born at J. I!. Joels .Maiden Erlegh Stud is a bay colt by Sunder out of Ornamental, by Orine. It .out in an appearance January 14 and is said to be an extraordinarily good one. The Sydney Cup winner, Cadonia, lias been purchased on behalf or tile German government for 2.000 guineas. Another thoroughbred stallion. Ily-man, by Havoc from Bridal Morn, has been purchased in Sydney for the German government. J. II. Martin "Sheets" has quite recovered from bis slight accident on the Cresta run and was lo Represent St. Moritz at curling for the Orthw.iu Cup competition at Davos. William Griggs is also at Moritz enjoying the bob-sleighing. C. Hobbs, for several years one of the leading jockevs in France, where he served his apprenticeship, intends to settle down in England and. being promised some riding by a couple of the leading trainers at Newmarket, will take up his residence there. Hohbs. who is still quite a young man. c-in go to scale at about 10S pounds.

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