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ASCOT RACES.

Tuesday, June 4. The Prince of Wales's Stakes of 50 soys each, h ft, with 1000 added, for 3-yr-olds; colts, Bst 101b; fillies, Bst 51b ; penalties and allowances ; second to receive 200 soys, \ and the third 100. New course, i About one mile five furlongs. 99 subs. i Duke of Beaufort's Vauban, by Muscovite j — Palm, 9st lllb (including 51b extra) (Fordham) 1 - Colonel Pearson's Achievement, Bst 101b ] (including 51b extra) ... (Challoner) 2 i Mr Merry's Marksman, 9st lib (including _ 51b extra (J. Daley) 3 ] The following also ran: — Owain Glyndwr, Star of India, Van Amburgh, Julius, Eavioli, Beanstalk, Seville, Thornapple, and The Padishah. Betting: 3 to 1 agst Marksman, 100 to 30 agst Vauban, 4 to 1 agst Achievement, 10 to 1 agst Owain Glyndwr, Van Amburgh, and The Padishah, 100 to 8 agst Julius, and 20 to 1 agst Ravioli, The Eace—The lot were despatched at the first attempt, and Seville slipping her horses the moment the flag was lowered, assumed a lead of about half a dozen, lengths. The Padishah following, being closely attended by Vauban, Achievement, Marksman, Julius, and Owain Grlyndwr; but on descending the hill Marksman dropped into the rear of Owain GHyndwr and Beanstalk. In the Swinley Mile Bottom the last mentioned dropped into the extreme rear, and Marksman continued with Owain Glyndwr. With the exception of The Padishah retiring from the front there was no material change, an drat the lime kilns Vauban held second place, Achievement going on third, Julius fourth, Owain Glyndwr and Marksman (together) next, fully six lengths in advance of The Padishah and Ravioli. Approaching the first turn Owain Grlyndwr and Marksman changed their positions twice; and at the next turn Vauban headed his stable companion, who immediately retired, and left the son of Muscovite in command of Achievement, Marksman taking third place when coming into the straight. Vauban drawing away, won in a canter by ten lengths. Marksman finished a bad third, Owain Glyndwr fourth, and Julius, pulling up opposite the stand enclosure, was passed by Ravioli. Van Amburgh was seventh, Beanstalk eighth, and Thornapple nineth. The Padishah, pulling up, passed the post in company with Seville, who was the absolute last. The Ascot Stakes of 25 soys each, 15 ft, and 5 only if declared, with 200 added; owner of the second to receive 50 soys, and the third to save his stake. 2 miles and a-half. 60 subs, 3S of whom pay 5 soys each. Won by Mr Joseph's Zenobia by Nutbourne— Diadem, 5 yrs, 7st 4lb; Gomera, 5 yrs, Sst 121b, second ; and o by Vedette — Vixen, 3 yrs, 6st 51b, third. Fourteen others also ran. Betting: 5 to 2 agst the Vixen colt, 8 to 1 agst Gomera, 10 to 1 each agst Zenobia and The Peer, 12 to 1 agst Dalesman, 100 to 7 agst Lucifer, 100 to 6 agst Steamboat, and 20 to 1 each agst Opoponax, Orne, Sweet Home, and Glengarnock. The Gold Vase, given by the Queen, added to a Sweepstakes of 20 soys each, for all ages; weight for age, with penalties and allowances. 2 miles. 16 subs. Won by Sir F. Johnstone's Mail Train, by Grosvenor—Celerity, 6 yrs, 7st 131b; Regalia, 5 yrs, Sst 121b, second; and Tynedale, 3 yrs, 7st

71b, third. Six others also ran. Betting: 5 to 4 agst Moulsey, 5 to 1 agst Knight of the Garter, 6 to 1 agst Tynedale, 9 to 1 agst Eegalia, 10 to 1 agst Mail Train, and 20 to 1 agst Tourmalin.

Wednesday, Jura 5. TnE Second Yeae of the Ninth Ascot Biennial Stakes of 10 soys each, with 100 added, for 3-yr-old3 ; colts, Set 101b; fillies, Bst 61b; the owner of the second to receive 25 BOVB. One mile. 61 subs. "Won by Mr Chaplin's Hermit, by Newminster Seclusion, Bst lOlb; Julius, Bst 101b, second; and Dragon, Bst 101b, third. Three others also ran. Betting : sto 2 on Hermit, 100 to 15 agst Wroughton, and 10 to 1 agst Julius. The Fibst Yeae of the Fieteenth Ascot Teiennial Stakes of 10 soys each, with 100 added, for 2-yr-olds; colts, Bst 101b; fillies, Bst 71b. T.Y.C. 44 sots. "Won by Duke of Beaufort's Europa, by Trumpeter — lonica, Bst 71b; TJncas, Bst 101b, second; and Formosa, Bst 71b, third. Nine others also ran. Betting: 7to 4 agst Michael de Basco, 3 to 1 agat Bestitution, 10 to 1 agst Vale Eoyal and Europa, 12 to 1 each agst The Parson and False Alarm, 100 to 6 each agst Warrington and Pearlfeather, 20 to 1 agst TJncas, and 100 to 3 agst Formosa. The Eotal Hunt Cup, a piece of plate value 200 soys, added to a Sweepstakes of 10 soys each, for all ages; winners extra. New Mile. 82 subs. Won by Baron Rothschild's Jasper, by King Tom —Flash of Lightning, 3 yrs, 6st 41b; cby Eomulus —Attack, 3 yrs, sat 71b, second; and Wild Agnes, 5 yrs, Bst 121b, third. 27 otters also ran. Betting :sto 2 agst Camellia, 7 to X each agst The A.ttack oolt and Union Jack, lZto 1 agat Tigorous, 100 to 6 agst Madlle. Cleopatre,2o to 1 each ag3t Dalesman, Nutrition, Manoeuvre, filly, Actaea, and Bounceaway, 25 to 1 agsfc Eegalia, 30 to 1 agst jasper, and 40 to 1 agsfc Chapel Eoyal.

The Fern Hill Stakes of 15 soys each, 5 ft, with 100 added, for 2-yr-olds and 3-yr-olds; certain allowances. About half a mile. 23 subs. Won by Sir J. Hawley's Blue Gown, 2 yrs, 7st 21b; Grimston, 2 yrs, 7st 21b, second ; and Commissioner, 3 yrs, 9st, third. Lady Hester also ran. Betting : 6 to 4 on Grimston, 5 to 2 agst Blue Gown, and 100 to 12 agst Lady Hester. The Coronation Stakes of 100 soys each, h ft, for 3-yr-old fillies, Bst lolb each; penalties and allowances. Old mile. 33 subs. Won by Colonel Pearson's Achievement, by Stockwell 9st 31b (inc. 71b extra) ; Arapeile,Bst 101b, second; and Eavioli, Sst 101b, third. Two others also ran. i Betting: 100 to 30 on Achievement, and 7 to 1 agst Arapeile. Thursday, June 6. the cup dat. The Prince of Wales, accompanied by the Duchess of Cambridge, the Grand Duchess of Mecklenberg-Stre-litz, and the Duke of Cambridge, arrived from Windsor shortly before the commencement of racing with all the time honoured Ascot ceremonial. Lord Colville, and the Eoyal Huntsman, the men in green, and the men in scarlet, were greeted with warm and respectful loyalty by the immense throng. One Cup-day always exceeds another, or is supposed to do, and, like the 10,000 additional lamps at old Vauxhall, more people, they tell, us, come each year. Certainly, the display on the course in " carriage company " was more brilliant than we ever remembered. Whether there were more people on the stand and in the enclosure is known best to Superintendent Walker and the money-takers, but we should say that the attendance was about the average one. When the course was cleared for the Cup race, the great assemblage was in its fullest and most animated phase. Lady Elizabeth, with the 51b penalty, made such an exhibition of her field, including one or two candidates for Derby honours next year, in the New Stakes, that the backers of Eabican, a colt from the French stable, who has already found his way into Derby books, must have been rather disconcerted. The easy victory of Hermit in the St. James's Palace Stakes brought a most enjoyable afternoon to a close. The Gold Cup, value 300 soys., added to a subscription of 20 soys each ; second to receive 50 soys; weight for age, with certain allowances. To start at the Cup post, and once round (about two miles and a-half). 33 subs. ifarquis of Hastings' Lecturer, by Algebra 4 yrs, Bstlolb (Fordham) 1 Mr Graham's Eegalia, 5 yrs, 9st (Heartfield) 2 Baron Rothschild's Hippia, 3 yrs, 7st 21b (Peake) 3 The following also ran *—Mr B. E. Dunbar's Tormentor, Lord Glasgow's c, by Young Melbourne, dam by Teddington—Maid of Masham, Marquis of Hastings's John Davis, Count Lagrange's Montgoubert, Duke of Newcastle's Opoponax, Mr Chaplin's Eama, and Duke of Newcastle's Julius. Betting: 5 to 2 agst Hippia, 11 to 4 agst Lecturer, 5 to 1 agst Rama, 100 to 15 agst Eegalia, and 10 to 1 agst Opoponax. The Eace.—After being saddled, the competitors were paraded in the royal enclosure, Rama leading, folfowed by Lecturer, Hippia being the last. They went on to the course in this order, and, after taking their canters, were conducted to the starting post, and without any delay the flag was lowered to an excellent start, John Davis, in the centre of the course, making the running with a clear lead of Opoponax, Eama and Hippia, side by side, being slightly in advance of Tormentor, Julius, and Lecturer, this trio being about three lengths in front of the Maid of Masham colt, Eegalia, and Montgoubert. In this order they passed the Stand, and proceeded to the hotel turn, where John Davis, with the object of serving his stable companion Lecturer, considerably improved the pace, and descended the hill folly four

lengths in advance of Opoponax, Eama ; and Hippia being about two lengths ; in his rear, Julius heading the others, the last pair being: Lord Glasgow's colt and Montgoubert, No change worth recording occurred in their positions until reaching the Swinley bottom, where Eama and Opoponax in company decreased the distance between them and John Davis, they being now a length only in the rear of the son of Yoltigeur, while Hippia and Tormentor, together, were clear of Lecturer, Regalia, and Montgoubert, and the Maid of Masham colt at this point being a long way in the rear. At the three-quarters of a mile post Rama and Hippia headed John Davis, the last named, a few strides further on, dropping into the rear, his mission having been fulfilled. Lecturer was now going on third, Opoponax fourth, and Eegalia next, but as they approached the turn for home Lecturer and Eegalia closed with the leading pair. When fairly in the straight Eama was lying next the rails, slightly in the rear of Hippia on the left, the Baron's mare being also in advance of Lecturer and Eegalia, but the four were so nearly abreast that each seemed to possess an equal chance !of success. Before reaching the disi tance Eama compounded, and the race was left to the three placed, but in a few strides further Eegalia took up the running, with Hippia on her whip hand, and the race was looked upon as a match between the pair. At the commencement of tbe enclosure Hippia made a determined effort, but dying away, Eegalia appeared to have the race in hand. Suddenly, however, Fordham, next the rails, called upon Lecturer, and the game little Colsterdale appeared at the neck of Eegalia, and taling tier Willi tlw greatest ease opposite the Eoyal Stand, won easily by a length and a-half amid loud and prolonged cheering. Hippia was third, beaten a couple of lengths, and about the same distance in advance of Julius. Kama cantered in fifth, many length in rear of the Duke of Newcastle's colt, the Maid of Masham colt was sixth, and Montgoubert seventh. Opoponax, Tormentor, and John Davis pulled up on the post in close company. The New Stakes of 10 soys each, with 100 added, for 2-yr-olds ; colts, Bst lOlbs, and fillies, Bst 71b ; winners extra. T.Y.C. 66 subs. Won by Marquis of Hastings' Lady Elizabeth, by Trumpeter —Miss Bowzer, Bst 121b. (inc. 51b ex.) ; Chelsea, Bst 101b, second; and King Alfred, Bst 101b, third. 9 others also ran. Betting— Even on Lady Elizabeth, 3 to 1 agst Eabican, 6 to 1 agst Chelsea, and 100 to 6 agst King Alfred. The St. James's Palace Stakes of 100 soys each, h ft for 3-yr-olds ; colts, Bst 101b, and fillies, Bst 71b ; maiden allowances. Old Mile. 19 subs. Won by Mr Chaplin's Hermit, by Newminster—Seclusion, Bst 101b ; The Palmer, Bst 101b, second ; and Wild Moor, Bst 101b, third. Betting—3 to 1 that Hermit finished first, The Palmer second, and Wild Moor third. Feedat, Juke 7 The AiiExANDEA Plate of 1000 soys, added to a sweepstakes of 25 soys each, 15 ft for 6-yr-olds and upwards ; second received 200 soy and the third 100. About 3 miles. ' 27 subs. Marquis of Hastings's Lectxirer, by Colsterdale—Algebra, _ yrs, 105t... (Fordham) 1 Mr Chaplin's Kama, 4 yrs, lOst 51b (including 51b extra) ... ... (Custance) 2 Baron Bothschild's Tourmalin, 4 yrs, lOst (J. Daley) 3 The following also ran : —Lord Bateman's Moulsey, Mr Bowes's Klarinska, Lord Glasgow's c, by Young Melbourne, dam by Teddington—Maid of Masham, Marquis of Hastings's John Davis, Count Lagrange's Auguste, Mr H. Saville's Sealskin, and Mr Watt's Strathconan. The Marquis of Hastings declared to win with Lecturer. Betting: 5t04 on Lecturer, 7to 1 agst Moulsey, 10 to 1 agst Klarinska, 12 to 1 agst Strathconan, 100 to 7 agst Eama, and 20 to 1 each agst Auguste and Tourmalin. The Eace.—The competitors having been paraded for the inspection of the Prince and others in the royal enclosure, the canters were taken. Before reaching the starting-post, Klarinska j was somewhat fractious, but with little delay a good start was effected. When fairly settled in their stride, John Davis, acting in concert with his stable companion the favourite, took up the running, closely followed by the Young Melbourne colt, clear of whom came Klarinska in advance of Lecturer, Auguste, and Eama, Moulsey and Strathconan bringing up the rear. In this order they passed the Stand, but on rounding the Hotel turn, John Davis, as in the race for the Cup, improved the pace, and increased his lead to half-a-dozen lengths, while Aldcroft, still forcing Lord Glasgow's colt, was nearly twice that distance in advance of Lecturer, Auguste, Klarinska, and Eama, while at intervals of half-a-dozen lengths followed Tourmalin, Sealskin, Moulsey, and Strathconan. In the Swindleybottom Lecturer and Lord Glasgow's colt were close up with John Davis, the trio being succeeded by Klarinska, Auguste, and Eama, Tourmalin being at least twenty lengths in advance of the others, who were toiling on in the rear. At the three-quarter of a mile post Klarinska joined the rear division, and was shortly afterwards followed by the Young Melbourne colt, and simultaneously with this change Lecturer, Auguste, Eama, and Tourmalin closed with John Davis, who immediately resigned the leadership to Lecturer, who came on with a lead into the straight. At the distance Auguste gave way, and Eama and Tourmalin were left to do battle with the favourite, but although both struggled gamely to the finish it was all to no purpose, as Lecturer drew away in the last fifty yards, and won in a canter by two lengths. Tourmalin, close up with Eama, was a good third, and Sealskin cantered in fourth a long way off. All the others pulled up before reaching the post, the absolute last being Klarinska.

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ASCOT RACES., Press, Volume XII, Issue 1496, 26 August 1867

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