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ENGLISH RACING. I THE ASCOT GOLD CUP. United Press Association—By Eleotrio Telegraph—Copyright. (Received June 20th, 10.43 a.m:) ' , "tLOMDON"'June IS>. At Ascot to-dor the following was the result of -"ft- *•■'-.■■/ THE GOLD CUP, value 1000 soys, with 3000 soys in specie^'" added ,to a sweepstake of , 20 soys each", half forfeit;*- second 700 soys, and third"flOO soys from stake. Special weights. About two,'miles.and a half., Duke of Portland's b c "William the Third, by St. Simon—Gravity," 4yrs, _9at ..: 1 Lord Wolverton's b c Osbech, by Oberon —St. Isabella, 4yrs, 9st ... ... 8 Mr G. Edwardes's br h Santoi, by Queen's Birthday—Merry. Wife, syrs, 9st 41b, ... [William the Third ran in. seven races Ins season, won five of thorn, was second t Volodyovski in the Derby, and was unplacei J in his last: engagement, the Kempton Pari • Stakes, won by' Epsom Lad from Santoi anc Volodyovski. The Duke of Portland's coU made his first appearance-as a three-year-ok in the Wood Ditton Stakes at the Newmarket First Spring Meeting, which he won very easily from'fifteen others. At Sandown x-ark he Esher, Stakes very decisively, and then after a magnificent finish beat Doricles by a. short head-for the Newmarket Stakes, run at the Newmarket Second Spring Meeting. Next: came: his second hi the Derby, followed by a head victory over his Derby conqueror in the Hurst Park Lennox Stakes. Osbech won the Ascot Derby, the Newmarket Great Foal Stakes,'and" theChampion Stakes, also at Newmarket as a,three-year-old. Lost seaspn Qantoi was in the Kempton Pf.rk Ju-,-bilee Handicap,. the Great Whitsuntide Plate at 'Hurst Park, arid starting-a warm public "• . favourite won the Gold Cup in very handsome manner.]

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SPORTING., Press, Volume LIX, Issue 11305, 21 June 1902

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SPORTING. Press, Volume LIX, Issue 11305, 21 June 1902