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THE PRQFITS OF RACING.

Th.c, London, Daily N,awa supplies the following information regarding l^st year's racing in England : —The names of the horses which have won the largest amounts may be given as follows; — Lord Palmouth's Spinaway, eleven races, worth £9016 ; Prince Bathyanv's Galopin t five race's, worth" £7580'; Lord Falmouth's Parnese, eight races, \totl\x £65,00 ; Mr Stirling Crawfurd's Craig Millar, two races, worth £5050; Mr Vyner's Camballo, the Two Thousand Guineas, worth £4550; Mr Saville's Earl of Dartrey, three races, worth £3753 ; Mr Spencer's Petrarch, the Middle Park Plate, worth £3404; Lord Dupplin's Kaleidoscope, four races, worth £2955 ; Mr Bowes' Twine the Plaiden, five races, worth £2947; arid Mr Bird's Lowlauder, eight paces, wprth £2937. There are several others which have w.on more than £2000. .It is only natural, in this connection, to notice the accomplishments of tbe different jockeys, F. Archer has riden no fewer than 172 winners. It is true that he ha* bad 605 mounts, and that his average is consequently inferior to that of Fordhapi, who, though only sixth in the list with 41 winners, has ridden but 141 times this season. The nearest rival of P. Archer is Lord Rosebery's jockey Constable, who has ridden 71 winners out of 297 moun,ts ; and next to him comes J. Goater, who, with 59 successes out of 211 attempts, has almost as good an " average" as Pordham, and a better one than Newhouae, who has widen far oftener to obtain the same uumbet of winning brackets. It may be noted tH&t of the 1906 races run for thi^ seaaqn, three — the Derby, the Two Thousand Guineas, and the St. Leger — were more than £4000; one, the Middle Park Plate, more than £8000 ; while five others were between £2000 and £3000 in value. Nineteen races were worth from £]000 to £2000, and 6JL more fr.qm. £1000 to £500 — the total value of the 89 wh\ch came up to the last-mentioned figure being £96,156.

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THE PRQFITS OF RACING., West Coast Times, Issue 2270, 18 March 1876

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THE PRQFITS OF RACING. West Coast Times, Issue 2270, 18 March 1876

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