Turf Notes From Lands Abroad, Daily Racing Form, 1918-07-25


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TURF NOTES FROM LANDS ABROAD The entries for the next Melbourne Cup total 253 Last year there were 249 entries and twenty starters startersTherp Therp were 05000 racegoers at the Randwick RandwickSydney Sydney meeting on Easter Monday a record recordattendance attendance For the four days the aggregate was 177000 spectators spectatorsFinancially Financially Mr Crocker was not a loser by the death of Orby in Ireland last spring That horse was stated to be insured for 150000 a sum prob ¬ ably representing his full value valueThe The descendants of the stallion St Damien by St Simon Distant Shore which died recently in France lave won a little over 1535000 the greater part of it in jumping races racesPrize Prize money is on the upgrade in South Africa At the Johannesburg wintec meeting all the races carried more than at the corresponding fixture last year The principal handicap was worth 250 against r0 0 and the Goldfields and Transvaal Handicaps 3000 each against 2000 2000Last Last month the Australian Jockey Club donated 10000 to the Italian Red Cross fund 10000 to the French Red Cross and 2irtO to the Salvation my which has done excellent work among the nips lii September last the Australian Jockey Club distributed 41r 50 This states leading dub is doing its bit wholeheartedly wholeheartedlyHalfbred Halfbred horses in Ireland have not been realiz ¬ ing prices that paid their breeders and at a meet ¬ ing of the Irish Breeders Owners and Trainers Association it was decided that the government should be urged to place the industry upon a sat ¬ isfactory basis The prominent ownertrainer J j Parkinson in discussing the mattec said he thought 450 was a fair price for a trooper and 050 to 750 for a clulrger

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