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THE GRAND PRIZE OF PARIS. — June 5.

The Giancl Pii'o ol Pai.s, "un olijet d\ut," the gift otliH Majesty tlio Empoioi, and X' 4,000, given lialE by the city of P.n is and half l>v the h\ c gicat lailwny coinp.imcs ot 'Fiance, added to a sweepstake of4oso\s each 9-1 ft The sccon Ito leceive 100, .uid the tlmd 100 soys. Alnufc 1 mile 7 fmloiK's. 120 subs. \r It Delannuesli c \eimo\\t,bj Ui3 Nabob— Yoimcille (lnoil in I'l.mei; . i Mi W I'Aiisoni bli'i Atliol . 2 Jr. JI Delamniie • l!ois Kou iel (Inert m Fiance' 3 ] ? noiii) V.'on by two lengths ii T i!le do l'Aii 1 came in thud, but hei ]oekcy not weighing in time, Boi, P,ou-,sol \ a, j I.', cd tliud, and the" Oaks winner nas consequently distanced, Tlie Timn oE Juno 7th f m m-.be i an nitoi eating aeon inh of the pi codings, fio.u which we make tho fnllov ills' o\u vet' — "Si'iuliy was a magnificent day foi the race, although w.umthit it added to the baldness of the gioitnd. All Pans went out to see it and made a s.'loudid show, although we mn«t a<M that, as leg.nds the iinm'iejs of individuals ,md of ef{iiip,»gc», even Ascot, which i-, t\\ enty-fn e miles fioni London, fai outvies Loi)«cbamps \ gieab concouiie oE people assembled of all giades, in which what was most conspicuous wc\e the lovely ihevsos with, the cvjuisitely chu.eu colons of the Fiench dames Suiely, m no out of-dooi spednole m the woild could such ,i show p.esent it .elf. 'Iliab patt of the gnund immediately bofoie the Giand Stand which at Ep-,nm i^ .iMoLted to the betfcnuj-mcn, is ab Lonnch imps mule a piomenulo f(.i the l.irties and thcie they '-it m ch.ius n^hfc m Fiiiut ot the laeeeouibc, whio the benches of the stand i uige down to the £{i.iiml. 'Jhe Jfnipeioi and l'mpiess, attendc'l by niunciou-. moinbei'a of the O'oiul-, ap penidd in tlie nnpeu il tiibun. jn^t bofoie the "taiul jni/o wis inn fm The sight wis \oiy gay and piettv, and c.pociallvin bho " ucighbouihood of the imp.ml box, but all louud the coiuse bnghl ciowd^ in li o 'ht cbe^so-^ .x-scmbkd to g-»/cupon the eollte^^, winch, mole paiticul.uly Miicutlio lecophon Fillede lAn lenned ,\t Upsom, has come lo be \e«a\i l ed with pihiotic ivti n.-t Oio.it was the excitement as bo the itsue of the e\ cut when li »,i, hoaid that ]j) in Alnol lnd liocn detained at J''olKstoiio, and had aiuM^d only the lu^lit bctoio Fionchinon, when they lio ad of In, detention, bc^iu to bngliten up, and told oa^b o'bei c-iniidcnliiily that "the hoi -.c vonld not appcxi at all KMglis'n'nen, 100, bcijui to lose cnud-'enoo iv him, aim' it «,», not until his aiuval «ab ie ttd th it hi j position in public L\\ om was iccmeied J'Jien, .mil especially whui hew as Sfiui toll v\oiam,eiod well on the i.>c coiu^o, heio:ein the b-ttuig- till the odds, ot 2 to 1 wee ventiued on him [>i the simp, .md, indeed, much gicatoi piopoition, Fille de 1' Vit declined m public fa^oui, so that v hen the tune foi the l.ace oime 3 to 1 was oiicied and no (mo lould tike it Wlien she ap pcaied on the coiuse, howevei, s-hc was chcoied, not because lliose who chosiod liad duj' distinct knowledge of hei capabibtie-, but because then |atnot /oal led lliem to v bli micccss to the Fiench nine. On hot back .Mono the honour of Fiance was supposed to lest, and it was foi hei to vindicate "Fiance n^imst pufiJiou. Albion lepie senttdby TSlan Athol. Less notieo wps taken of ]3ois llousscl and Veimou6 Tlie foimei is, a sfcifF, stuidy, Luge-made lioise , the latter is light, any, and of moi c &ti iKiii£r action w lien g.illopinij. llu stylo of going, indeed, v is so coi spumous tint aftei Jus piobnun.iiy caiitci he enlisted inuiy suppoiteia wlio hid picMously not even lecogmsed his existence. A^ foi JJaionollo, the only ot'iei hoi ,c that i,iu, he mi»htdy pleased iho ladies, but he was not fabed to bang any gicitei success to the house of Itoth'clnld thtin I3iee7O oi Tomato obtained at Epsom "'J he hoi sc-. got o^Tat the fii-,t, Veimont leading, and Blan Atliol bided his lime behind That Vermont should lead was piccisely what the ]>übhc expected. They loqaidecl "Bois iJoussel as the betfcei lioise, and supposed that it was the business of Veituoufc to make tlie i mining foi his stible companion. The conclusion which was di/iwii fimn the position r\f the lioises as they pished the stand w.is that if c-ithei of l\r Delainane's hoists was to win it would coitamly be the bnvdmost Ass they went lound the fiist tnin by the mill, Yoirnout still held the foiemost ]>lace, but wheieas lutheito Bois iioussel had followed next, Baionello being thud, the last of these now for a time took the second place, Bois JUoussel diopt into the thud place, while Fillo de lAir lemauiid as fiom the stait, fouifch, and Elair Atliol last. Veiy much m tins Older the lace continued up the gently undulating distance which may be called a lull, and the only point which need be paiticuUily specified is that Baioncllo souii gave way, and lost all chance of coming again i.ito the i.ieo At the top of the lull the pace, winch had btfoio beer nubfleient, impioved, .<nd Fille de lAn inched to tiio fiont, she and Veimout coming on by themselves down tho lull, at the bottom of which Jsl.ni Athol joined thorn lleie, foi a sec out] oi two, the anticipations which unlearned men would have foi mod fiom the betting seeinsd about to be leah't'd; mas much is lliotHO f viouiitos npptiioi! to bo going' ftsfcei than Veimout, who was, neveithele«a, still leading. The emotion excited by this nch .nice was only tiansitoiy, as Fille <!e lAn was almost instantaneously disposed of, and Chdlonei's puismt of tlie leadei was, in less lime than no take to mention the fact, discoveicd to be futile. Nothing daunted, howevei, he continuec 1 his effoits to the half-distance, when peifidious Albion was fain to ie\no\\leclge htisulf beaten, and Veimout, who continued without; f.dteung tho same magnificent action which had chaiaeteiised his i turning llnoughout, won easily at the last by two lengths. Whethei the extio. llnee fnilongs ovei and above the Doiby Coiuse did oi ilul not piove f.Uil to Blair Atbol's ehanci. we do not heie attempt to decide ; but the facts lcmain that at the Doiby distance ho looked as like a winnai as anything could well be, and that when that distance was oveipassed ho was piactically disposed of.

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THE GRAND PRIZE OF PARIS. —June 5., Daily Southern Cross, Volume XX, Issue 2212, 23 August 1864

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THE GRAND PRIZE OF PARIS. —June 5. Daily Southern Cross, Volume XX, Issue 2212, 23 August 1864

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