THE CESAREWITCH STAKES.
A POPULAR WIN.
FrtM AttocUtlon—By Telegraph—Copyright.
LONDON, Ootobar 13. At the Newmarket Second October meeting the following was the result of THE CE3A RE WITCH STAKES, % handicap ol 25 sovi, with 500 kvi added; th« owner ot the «ecoud to receive 200 govs, and the third 100 eovi out of the stakes: with penalties. Cesarewitch court*, two miles, two furlongs, 35 yards. (Closed with 76 Miba.) Mr Jersey's eh c Merman, by Grand FlaneurSeaweed, 4 yrs, 7st slb .. .. (Webb) 1 Mr Dobell's eh c The Hush, by Barcaldine - Whirlpool, 5 yrs, Bst 31b .. (J. Waugh) 2 Mrllamar Bass's eh c (J*rlton Orange, by Carlton —Mystery, 5 yr«, 7=t 61b .. (Clement) 3 Mr W. Low's b c St. Bris, by St. Simon—Nandine, l.vra, 8-tllb .. .. (J.Porter) 4 Won by a neck, four lengths between second and third.
Twenty-three started, including American, French, Australian and English representatives. Betting—4 to 1 agst St. Bris, 100 to 7 Merman.
Jacobus acted as pacemaker till half a mile from home, where St. Cloud was leading. Merman then drew to the front. The Rush came with a desperate effort, and momentarily headed Merman, but the latter gamely responded to his jockey's call, and snatched the victory in the last half-dozen strides after a punishing race. Time, 2min 39gsec. The Price of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge were among those present at the meeting. The win was a very popular one and Mrs Langtry, the owner, wins £40,000. The winner was at one time owned by Mr W. R. Wilson, the well-known sporting gentleman of Melbourne, and won several races in Victoria prior to being shipped to England, where he was purchased by Mrs Langtry, who races under the name of "Mr Jersey."
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THE CESAREWITCH STAKES., Press, Volume LIV, Issue 9858, 15 October 1897
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