Current Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1919-12-19


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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF The French jumping sport is flourishing. MM. Lienart and Arthur Veil-Picard have, in tlie past, won as much as Lord Glanely in England this year, some 50,000. The leading continental meeting of the winter is to be bold at Nice. France, from January 4 to 22. Its chief event is the ?20,000 Grand Prize Steeplechase, open to all entries. J. II. "Skeets" Martin, the American rider in England, after a good season, announces that he will give up public riding and not apply for a 1920 license from tlie English Jockey Club. George Archibald, the American jockey who has been riding so well In Spain and recently met with a nasty accident near Madrid, is recovering. One of the first to call uimn him was King Alfonso. . The Welsh turfman Watkin Williams has named his The Tetrarch Lisma colt Syrian Prince, and the good English half-brother to Omar Khayyam, Lady Peregrine and Lucentio appears in the English Two Thousand Guineas. The 1,"K yearling bought at the English October sales by General Sir Hari Singh. Rajah of Kashmir, is lieing trained in Ireland by the Curragh expert. Parkinson. The colt is by The Tetrarch Certes. by St. Amaiit. is a fine individual anil extensively entered iu English fixtures. In the Irish flat racing field the past season W. .Parish led the owners with S.r2." iu winning twenty-four races with fourteen horses; J. J. Parkinson, tlie trainer, with fifty-six races and ijr5.790; I II. H. Reasley, fifty-eight wins anil 24.7 percentage, and Joe Canty, sixty-five wins and 21.9 percentage, the jockeys: and Lomond, by Desmond, the sires, i with eight winners, nineteen races and 0,7."3.

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