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ENGLISH AND FOREIGN.

Charles Archer having applied to the stewards of the Jockey Club tor a renewal of his license to train at Newmarket, which was withheld for the year 1884, they have grunted the license, with a caution aa to hiu future conduct.

At the date of latest Home advices betting quotations on the two principal Spring events were as under :—: —

TWO THOUSAND GUINEAS. 100 to 30 aget Paradox

10— l Child of the Mist 100— 8 Langwoll 20—1 The Priar 20— 1 Brother to Althotew. THE DERBY. 100 to 15 ag3t Paradox 9 _ 1 Melton v 100 — 9 Luminary 16— 1 Child of the Mist 'JO — l — Royal Hampton 40—1 The Friar 50—1 Golden Ray 59 — i Ttiuringlan Klug 50—1 Ducat.

A curious conflict between two horses occurred recently in America, ia which the stallion Abe Dowling killed the stallion Mambrino Pariß. The two horsea were hitched double at Waverley, la., and began fighting with great ferocity. Mambrino Paris in rearing was thrown with tremendouß violence, and died soon after from the injuries received. The Florida Daily Journal of January 22 publishes the following paragraph : —" We have the pleasure of notifying our readers that wo have among our visitors in this city Mr Fred Archer, the celebrated English jockey. He is in company with several gentlemen on a hunting tour, including Mr Arthur MagnuF, the leviathan bookmaker of England. Both of these gentlemen have been travelling through the most interesting parts of the United Statf 8 to see tho sights this country ia bo well noted for, and have been well pleased and enter* tamed by the gentlemen to whom they have had the pleasure of being introduced. Both purpose leaving for England at the end of February, in time for the commencement of the racing season there on Maroh 23. We join with their many friends in wishing them a happy time and a pleasant journey.' 1 Viscount St. Vinceat, who died of wounds received at the recent battle of Abu jjlea in Egypt, was" well known in sporting circles a few years ago. He frequently rode at looal steeplechase meetings in Kont,-but has been on active service since the Zulu war of 1879. Ho was born in 1850, and is succeeded by hia brother, Captain Carnegie Parker Jervis. Colonel Boscawen, to whom was entrusted the commaned of the square at the battle of Gubat, is the son of Lord Falmouth.

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ENGLISH AND FOREIGN., Otago Witness, Issue 1741, 4 April 1885

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ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. Otago Witness, Issue 1741, 4 April 1885

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