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ENGLISH RACING.

NEWMARKET FIRST SPRING MEETING. United Press Association—B7 Electric Teiepaph-^Copynisu.. LONDON, April 28. The iolfowing is the result of the TWO THOUSAND GUINEAS STAKES, of 100 eovs each; second 400 soys, end third 200 aovs from stake. For three-yesr-olds. Cots 9st, fillies Bst 0!b. One mile. His Majesty the King'a br c Minoru, by Cyltene—Mother Scigcl, Ost .. ■- 1 Duke of Portland's b c I'halcron, by Gallinule—Mrs Buttervrick, 9st .. -.2 Mr \V. Raphael's b c l«ouviers by Isinglass —Si. Louvaine, Ost .. •• ..3 (Received April 29th. 11.7 p.m.) LONDON, AprU 23. Minoru wod ■easily in the record time of liuiri 37 1-dth gee amid intense cntliusir.bin. Hi-J Majesty has t.cu J«>'i>n races of the value ct £7627 so far during tho present ECSaOn.

The Two Thousand Guineas is the first of the English classics, and its decision is always looked forward to with the greatest interest. The news of King Edward's victory with hie fine coit Minora will be hailed with the greatest satisfaction throughout tho Empire, especially an it looks like paving the way for another Royal Derby. As a two-year-ola Minora was eccn out on six occasions, but hie oniy win was attained in the Great Surrey Foal Stakes at Epaom. He finished second to Louvicrs in the Coventry Stakes at Ascot, and occupied a similar position behind Battleaxc in the July Stakes at Newmarket. He claims ft lot of valuable engagements this season, which include the Derby and Newmarket Stakes. Minora was bred by Mr W. Hull Walker, and is hold on lease by His Majesty. Phaleron has little in tho matter of two-year-old form to his credit, as out of foifr starts the best ho could do was to finish second to Princess de Galles in the Boscawen Stakes at Newmarket Louviers, the thirdplace filler, won the Zetland Plate at Doncaster. and the Coventry Stakes at Ascot, and was unplaced in four out of his other five two-year-old essays. Both Phaleron and Louviers aro engaged in the Derby, which will be decided on May 26th.

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ENGLISH RACING., Press, Volume LXV, Issue 13410, 30 April 1909

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ENGLISH RACING. Press, Volume LXV, Issue 13410, 30 April 1909

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