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THE LIVERPOOL CUP.

LrvBHPooL Cv? of 1000 soys., added to a Ffannicap Sweepstakes of 20 soys. each, 10ft. if deolared; 1J miles; 91 subs., 53 of whom deolared. Lordßosebery's Snail, by Esca—Reveille , , aged, 7st 121b ... ... (Constable) 1 Lord Lonsdale's Pefcrarob, 4 yrs, 9st 31b ;■■■-■■■■ • (Oustftnoe) 2 Mr Gomm'a Advance, 4 yrs, 6sfc 12lb ..'" " " (Morgan) 3 Major Stapylton's Sign Mannal, 3 yrs,6 st : ■ (W. Macdonald) 4 Mr Bowes'a Polocaise, 6 yre, 7et 61b (Dodge) 0 Mr W. EoTuke'e Jfoble Henry, 4 yrs, 6st 111b (car. 6st 131b) ... (Wainwrlgbt) 0 Mr 0, Trotter's K.G., 3 yrs, 6sc lQlb (J. Macdonald) 0 Mr T. JeßDings's Sheldrake, 3 yrs, 6st m. Morris) 0 Mr J. Gilby'e Birthright, aged,'' Set I3lb (F. Sharpe) 0 Mr M. Brown's Knight of the Forest, 3 vrs, ssb 12lb (including 51b extra) * V f ' .; (Mallows) 0 Mr Gerard's Kiiio, 3 yw, sst 71b (Lemaire) 0 Mr E Luck Penny, 3 yya, sst 71b (Andrews) 0 'Betting -6 to 5 on. Peimrcb, 6to 1 agst SnaiJ, 10 to 1 agst Kino, 12 to 1 agst Sign Manual, 16 to 1 agst Knight of the Forest, 20 to 1 each aget Advance, K,G, and Luck Penny, 32 to 1 agst Sheldrake, *nd 50 to 1 each agst Polonaise, and Birthright.

The necessary formula of parading past the stand having been performed, the dozen equestrians reached the post in due time, but in consequence of the fractiousness of KlG.,*whb. resolutely lefusei to j'in his horses, several breaks away ensued, and npwards of a goirter of an bour was lost at tbe post befoie Mr M's<oge could get , ocd r. ,A£ la*t .the, opportunity offered," and the Qss was lowered to an exstirt. in vrbitih Snail was the firet ia action, and held a slight lead of Ad.Fan.--c; I'ut they''Had''bo'sooner entered the tack • r .n. » has the first name 'was pulled back, md Advance then .went on with the rtmnuij clear • f Snail, the pair having a length aaviufcvg o! K,a, Noble Henry, Luck Penu'y", Petrarch, Sign Manual, and Sheldrak/H, ,*ho fallowed in a b-dy, ia such comx H'tJ- tftaV it was difficult tn a*eiga them place", whilst Knight of the Forest and Po--1 n*ißei were in the extreme rear. At the tuilfl post Snail ran up to the leader, the pair hoiug oloeeiy attended by K.G., Petrarch, Kino, Luck "Penny, and Sign Manual £> the ooial bridge turn. Here *~G. and Noble Henry, suffering from tbe seventy of the nace, retired*) at th* same time S.ga. Manual drew «P to the leaders a<. they neared the bend into the uttftight, which they had no eoonei' yoauded thaa»tbe favorite, seeuig an «*» e thwugb, and joined issue StUiSv-aee, «h«>* he bad terten* quarter Tt tile" froai h«w ,'h. 1-need on the whip htfA V «? to >•« quarters at the d^sanc.?.' l»uc 'm"'y date y after Petra<<*h *»s aean to which eual.lwi Oonsta.-ie to s'e.% Iv his ho*«e'.for ..one nin. and the pir <ame on 1 Kjked t»getbßr to ,tiie stan<l, where Lord LousHale'a favorite, cvi em ly tiring under the jwg'it, was seen to cbaasje b.w legs, ana in so doing enabled S ail to get up i■» tbe i»st and snatch the judge's fiat oat of fie£« by amidst great excitement .imUar '.S%w» ««>aratng "**?. SjtfiS: Mannal, wbowae place* Cpurth, L^ X fenojr finishing fifth, Sheldrake «*th, Knight o» jfas Fpreifc eeveuth, Kino eighth, Jfoble Eenry aioth, with K.&. next, ana ilzbt snS ?ylcoa«BtaUsd off. Timebyß^fl'

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THE LIVERPOOL CUP., Press, Volume XXVIII, Issue 3791, 15 September 1877, Supplement

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THE LIVERPOOL CUP. Press, Volume XXVIII, Issue 3791, 15 September 1877, Supplement

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