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ENGLISH TURF STATISTICS.

English papers by the last mail contain full statistics bearing upon last season's racing. Tnanks to the remarkable career of Flying ii'ox, the late Duke of Westminster takes first placa amoiig tho winning owners, with a total of £^3,965, of which sum his good three-year-old has secured no less than £37,415. Lord W. J3eresfor<l, the success of whose horses has besn one of uhe iea;ures of the flat race season just closed, runs the Duke rather close with £42,736 10s, and of this amount nearly £13,000 has besn accounted for by Democrat, tho best winner for the Heath House stable. Sir R. W. Griffith, who comes third in order, is considerably behind the leading pair with £14,805, and Mr L. de Rothschild, who was a long way first last year with over £30,000, is fourth. The jockeys' record give S. Loates the pride of place with 731 mounts, 160 wins, 130 seconds, and 107 thirds; then O. Madden, with 807 mounts, 130 wins, 126 seconds, and 116 thirds; Moruington Connon, 463 mounts, 120 wins, 81 seconds, and 61 thirdb. T. Loate= ; 693 mounts, 112 wins, 84 seconds, and 83 thirds; and J. F. Sloan ("Tod"'), 345 mounts, 108 wins, 63 seconds, and 40 thirds. The other riders with over a score successes were T. Weldou, 75 ; F. Allsop. 73 ; F. Rickaby, 72; L. Reiff (American), 55; J. Finlay, 48; J. H. Martin, 43; J. Fngan, 33; W. Robinson, 33; F. B. Black, 31; C. P. Purkis, 29; J. Dalton, 28; K. Cannon, 27; J. Reiff (American), 27; S. Chnudley, 23; and J. Hunt, 22. In the order of winning percentages '"Tod" Sloan comes out ahead with 31.30; his compatriot, L. Reiff, 29.88; M. Cannon, 25.6-1- ; J. H. Martin, 25.59; S. Loates, 21.87. The list of winning sires ia headed by Orme with £46.703, of which Flying Fox contributed no less than £37,415. The American sire Sensation follows with £20,188, of which his two-year-old son Democrat supplied £13,080; St. Simon comes next with £17,b05, his best representatives being the fcwo-vear-old Manners (£2785), The Gorgon (£1928), Simoudale (£1850), and Diamond Jubilee (£1200) ; then Royal Hampton with £13.530, and whose be&t son, Forfarshire, earned £5332 ; Donovan, £11,240, including O'Donovan Rossa's contribution of £3781 ; St. Serf, £107802, of which Calveley was responsible for £3097 ; Hampton, whose three-year-old son Proclamation furnished £3040 out of the total of- £9725 ; Bona "Vista, £9108, of which the well-performed Cyllene secured £4012. An interesting incident in the list of winning sires is that the descendants of 11 Australian-bred sires won prize money to the extent of £7853. The following were the amounts credited to the sires in question: — Newminster, £2980; Malue, £1820; Grand Flaneur, £1543; Trenton, £1171; Carbine, £763: Oranbrook, £710; Kirkham, £643; Holchkiss, £375 ; Sir Modred, £216 ; Derringer, £185; and Carnage, £157. In the list of winning trainers during the season of 1889, John Porter, of Kingsclere, stands first with a total of £5b,546. W. Huggins, the American trainer, is second with £42,798 to his credit, and R. Marsh third with £21,344. In addition to being second in order of value of races won, Huggins tops the list with regard to the actual number of successes, having scored in 72 races.

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ENGLISH TURF STATISTICS., Otago Witness, Issue 2396, 1 February 1900

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ENGLISH TURF STATISTICS. Otago Witness, Issue 2396, 1 February 1900

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