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THE TWO THOUSAND GUINEAS.

By cable comes word of the result of the firsb of bhe English "classic" races, the Two Thousand Guineas, which resulted in a victory for the Irish-bred colb Galtee More (by Kendal—Morganette) owned by Mr J, Gubbine. The winner wae really the best performed of the two-year-olds which ran in England lasb season, his record being five wins, while only once did he suffer defeat, and this was in the Lancashire Breeders' Plate, in which he ran a dead beat for eecond place, a short head away from the winner. Galtoe More's victories were the Hurstbourne Stakes of £879 ab Stockbridge (July), the Molecomb Sbakea of £745 at Goodwood (July), the Rous Plate of 445sovs at Doncasber (September), and the Middle Park Plate of £2,296 at Newmarket (October). In the lasb named evenb tho betting wa* 5 bo 1 on Velasquez, who gained second place. Strange to say the two colts finished in ths same order in tho Two Thousand Guineas on Wednesday lasb. Kandal the eire of Galtee More, is by Beud Or from Windermere, the leading strains of blood in his pedigree being Doncaster Agnes—Young Giantsss. Morganette, the colt's dam, is by Springfield—Lady Morgan, by Thorman by.

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THE TWO THOUSAND GUINEAS., Auckland Star, Volume XXVIII, Issue 100, 8 May 1897

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THE TWO THOUSAND GUINEAS. Auckland Star, Volume XXVIII, Issue 100, 8 May 1897

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