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THE DONCASTER ST. LEGER.

THE FAVOURITE UNPLACED.

(BY CABLE.—PRESS ASSOCIATION.)

London, September 7. The race for the St. Leger took place at Doncaster to-day, with the following resulb :—

The St. Leger Stakes of 25sovs each for .-year-olds ; colts, 9sb; fillies, Ssb lllb ; tho owner of the second horse to receive 2008OV8, nnd the third lOOsovs oub of the stake. Distance, 1 mile 6 furlongs 132 yards.

Baron de Hirsch's br f La Fleche, by St. Simon—Quiver ... ... ... ... 1 Lord Bradford's eh c Sir Hugo, by Wisdom— Manoeuvre ... ..; ... 2 Baron do Hirsch's br c Watercress, by Springfield—Wharfdale 3

By winning the St. Leger La Fleche has further demonstrated that Bhe is one of the best fillies that ever raced in England. Baron de Hirsch gaves,soogs for La Fleche as a yearling, and as a two-year-old Bbc proved successful in the four events she started in. This season La Fleche won tho One Thousand Guineas and Oaks, and ran second to Sir Hugo in the Epsom Derby, the colt jusb beabing her after a desperate struggle. On this occasion she has reversed positions with Sir Hugo. La Fleche, it is now almost unnecessary to state, is a full sistor to Memoir by Sb. Simon out of Quiver by Toxopholite. out of a mare by Young' Melbourne, out of Brown Bess by Camel. Ib will be seen by this that Quiver is a three-quarter sister to Musket. Orme was a tremendous favourite for the St. Leger, but it would appear tbab the Duke of Westminster's cold has disgraced himeelf. .

.PRESS ASSOCIATION.]

(BY ELECTfttC TEi.m'JAi'H-rCOPrRIGHT.J,

THE CAUI_TE_D CUP- „ .■ '"."'■ Melbourne, this day. , During the paßt day .or two Paris has been well backed for the Caulfield Cup at 100 to 6.

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THE DONCASTER ST. LEGER., Auckland Star, Volume XXIII, Issue 214, 8 September 1892

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THE DONCASTER ST. LEGER. Auckland Star, Volume XXIII, Issue 214, 8 September 1892

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