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THE DERBY.

(From the Home tfevs.) Tub Derby Stakes of 60 soys each, h ft, for three-year-olds; colta, Bat iOlb; fillies, Bst 51b ; the owner of the eecond horse to receive 300 soys, and the third 150 soys out of the stakes. About, a mile and a half (starting at the new High-level starting post) 229 suba. Mr A. Baltazzi's Kisber, by Buccaneer— Mineral, Bit 101b ... (Maidment) 1 Mr B. Peek's Forerunner, Bat 101b (F.Webb) 2 Mr B. Peck's |Julius Ciesar, Bat 101b „ , (T. Cannon) 3 Followed by All Heart, Bay Wyndham, Father Claret, Pkylark, Great Tom, and seven others. Betting—2 to I agst Petrarch, 7to 2 agafc Kisber, 100 to 15 each aget Forerunner and Skylark, 100 to 12 agst All Heart, 25 to I aget Great Tom, 100 to 3 aget Hardmda, Julius Cacmr, and Wild Tommy, 40 to 1 agst Bracoonnier, 60 to 1 aget Coltneee, and 66 to 1 each against Bay Wyndham and Wisdom. Within a few minutes of the time for the start tho fifteeen runners emerged from the paddock, Skylark and his stable companion showing the way, they baing immediately followed by Coltneas, Wisdom, Hardrada; Kiebei, Wild Tommy, then Lord Roseberry'e three, with All Heart in front, and the favorite with the Rusiley pair. Advaoce being the last of all. The first four off at a moderate pace were Kisber, the favorite, and Father Claret, who were followed by Forerunner and Hardrada, but before going a furlong the favorite and Eisber wero pulkd back, and this move left Father Claret in front as they neared Sherwood'e, be being followed by Coltness and Hardrada, while in the last-named's track cam» Wisdom and Petrarch, clear of Great Tom and Skylark, then in a cluster, the Buselej pair, with Braconnier and Kisber, who had some difficulty in settling down, the rear lob here comprising Advance, Bay and All Heart, and before reaching the City " and Suburban post Bay Wyndham was several lengths in the rear of all. Before reaching the distance Wisdom had dropped back, and Skylark had also failed when called on to make up hie ground. Kisber, mesa while, rushed up tp Petrarch, and wrested the lead from him just below the distance, and as Lord Dupplin'e colt was at once in trouble the issue was beyoud doubt. Opposite the stand Petrarch was passed also by Julius Csciar and Forerunner, the latter a few strides from home getting in front of his stable companion, but not within hail of Kisber, who without ever being asked to gallop won by five lengths, Julias Oeur being tbree lengths behind Forerunner and clear of the favorite, who was a moderate fourth. Then oame Skylark, Ooltnese, Wisdom, Great Tom, and Wild Tommy, ia the order given, while Braconnier headed Advance, Hardrada, and All Heart, who were t he last three, Bay Wyndham and Father Claret not passing the post.

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THE DERBY., Press, Volume XXVI, Issue 3397, 24 July 1876

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THE DERBY. Press, Volume XXVI, Issue 3397, 24 July 1876

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