Turf Notes From Lands Abroad, Daily Racing Form, 1918-09-03


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TURF NOTES FROM LANDS ABROAD The English bred horse All Black sire of Desert Gold and Bunting is about to leave New Zealand for Melbourne Australia having been leased for three years to Mr Chaffey ChaffeyR R Ramage who rode Carbine when he won the Melbourne Cup in 1890 won two races with a horse named Gleneer a grandson of Carbine at Bunbury West Australia a few weeks ago agoThe The Irish Derby of 1920 closed with upwards of 150 entries the majority of the most prominent owners in England and Ireland being represented including King George V The Irish Derby of that year will for the first time be of the value of 20 000 while the Irish Oaks and the Irish St Leger of the same year have each been raised to 10000 10000Bonspiel Bonspiel II the French stallion by St Frusquin Glasalt died suddenly at the Courteilles Stud He was bred by Lord Derby in 1905 and bought for France by MM Goubert and Foucault His first progeny ran in 1914 and several of them were taken by the Germans including Montagnard IV This year Uonspiel II sired fifteen foals of which ten were colts coltsAt At a meeting of the committee of the French Jockey Club to consider the question of a racing season in the autumn it was decided that having regard to the important military movements and the transport of American troops which had greatly increased and the difficulties of victualing it would be impossible to carry out the program which had been tentatively arranged arrangedIt It is now reported from New Zealand that there was no insurance on the race horses Informal De ¬ motic Hyuieona Lady Jack and Deep Sleep which were lost when the Wimmera foundered through striking a mine off the New Zealand coast Infor ¬ mal was one Of the best twoyearolds in New Zealand and llymeona had recently been bought for 1000 guineas so that the loss of these two is a heavy knock for their owners

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