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THIS EPduM DjsJKBY, (PBR PRESS ASSOCIATION,; . . .;■'. London, Jam 5/ In tho raoe for* the Darby Stakee, Donovan assumed tb.9 leacka quarter of a mite from the winning post, and woo In a oan'.ev by » length and a naif. Time— 2joln44|jeo. Tbe ltftest belting cabled was 6 to 4 on Donovan, 100 to 8 ugat Pioneer, 100 to 7 agat Laureate, J.OO to 1 »gat Miguel. Donovan, . by Giloplu— Mowerlna. the winner of tbe UOtb Derby, Is owned by the Dpko of Portland. He started thirteen tlmaa as a two-ye»r*old, with the following reaults :— Won Brooklesby Btnkeu, value £1031 15 i ; won Portland Stakes, value £600Q ; second with 9it 101 b to Ohttabob (Bit llib), In Whitauutlde Pitta ; won B bury O:ub Horaebred Fo»l Stakes, value £475 ; wou Huiotboarue Sukea, value £1250; won July IStakes, value £1120; wou Ham Stakes, value £700 ; thild with 9,t to Xl Dorado (Bit lllb) and Gold (9it) In Prinoe of Wales' Stakes ; won Buokenbam Stakes, value £900; won Hopeful Stakes, value £537; wou Middiepark PUte, value £2105; won Dawhurst Plate. valuu £1197. Total valua of stakes won *s a iwo-year-old £1C,487. This year Donovan h»s iron the Priuoe of Wales' Stkktjs, value £11,000, the Newmarket Stakes, value £7500, the Derby, value (n»y) £4000; and fiutshed secoad to ftnihuslast m the Two Thouaand, bringing up his total winnings to £39,187 16s, ihe largest Bam ever won by a racehorse. Sydne?, Jane. 6. The r< salt of the Eugitah Derby readied bete la une hoai aftoc tho name of the wluutng horse wms posted. Wbllington, Jano 6. The Willlngton Kacing OJub have deolded to tunko several ueoußsary improv>.meatd on their cooreo at the Hint, m o'udlng the oceotlon of a nuw grand stand to cost £8.0. It Is intended to rattse & fund fur carrying on the work by the introduction of llfu membarshlps »ud tin yturs uißuibora. tbo formal' to pay £20 and the latter £10 10s.

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SPORTING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2145, 7 June 1889

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SPORTING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2145, 7 June 1889