Notes of the Turn in Other Lands, Daily Racing Form, 1914-03-16


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NOTES OF THE TURF IN OTHER LANDS. Lord Min to, former governor-general of Canada, and an ardent admirer of racing, died at his homo in England March 1, Sir J. Tichborue intends to relinquish racing in the Emerald Isle, and his horses in training at The Curragh will he sent over, to England after the Punchestown meeting in April. Sir Charles Assheton-Sinith has taken out of training his high-class hurdler. Lady Madcap, and the daughter of Drummed and May Morning has arrived at the Riverstown Stud in Ireland, to be mated with St. his. the sire of Glenside, Bernstein, etc. Lady Madcap represents a famous line of jumping blood In Ireland, where she was bred, but she is not in the Stud Book. Many horses of late have claimed to be the oldest In training, but the question has been settled now that Fluttcrer has been sent out again, as his trainer assured us that the old chestnut Is seventeen. Considering his great age, Fluttcrer made a very gallant show In the Elvaston Handicap Steeplechase at Derby yesterday. He jumped superbly, and was ouly caught and beaten by Orangeville and Red Stork in the last fifty yards. Sporting Life of March 3. On .March o Mediator and Cuthbcrt were equal favorites" for the Lincolnshire Handicap at 100 to 9. Aghdoe was next In favor at 100 to S and Brancc-peth had good backing at 20 to 1. At the same date Luttour III. was favorite for the Grand National Steeplechase at 100 to 12. Covcrtcoat standing at 10 to 1, Jacobus 100 to S and Carrigrue 100 to i. Both races will be decided before long, the Lincolnshire on March 25 and the Grand National on March 27.

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