After numerous disappointments, Mr Cartwright has at last succeeded in gaining the blue riband of the English turf, and with one of his own breeding 1 , too, from the clebrated Stock well mare Princess of Wales, who during the five years she has been at the stud has produced five foals (all chestnuts) to Marsyas. among them being Albert Victor, Louise Victoria, and George Frederick. Like Rose of Denmark, Princess of Wales is from a Melbourne mare, and Marsyas is a son of Orlando. It i 9 a somewhat remarkable circumstance that at the October Newmarket Meeting the three that secured places for the Derby each won a race. George Frederick commencing by winning the Boscawen Stakes, Couronne de Fer following with a victory in the Hopeful Stakes.. Atlantic securing the Buckingham Produce Stakes.
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THE DERBY., Bruce Herald, Volume VII, Issue 609, 26 June 1874
THE DERBY. Bruce Herald, Volume VII, Issue 609, 26 June 1874
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