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DEFEAT OF PAPYRUS

(UNITED PKESS ASSOCIATION.—COFIIUGBT.)

(ADSTItALUN - HEW ZEALAND CABLS ASSOCIATION.)

LONDON, ,13th September. . The "Daily Telegraph" says that in the race for the St. Leger Stakes Papyrus, assisted by Steve Donoghue, at his best, was emerging successfully from a stiff ordeal when Tranquil challenged. ,'jThe*'i|sue'hung'in- the Balance for a moment, and then Tranquil forged ahead. Donoghue" acknowledged defeat by easing his mount before he reached the post. .■.lt ; \vasa satisfactory race,- as-a true test, though Papyrus had his hind leg cut below the hock, showing he must have been struck. The "Daily Telegraph" does not for a moment suggest that this influenced the result.

- -The "Daily Chronicle.'! says .papyrus was cut about, and bled freely from two wounds. .... _.'. , ,- - ' ' ■ Tranquft was ridden by Weston, Papyrus by. .Donoghue, and Teresina by Holme.

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DEFEAT OF PAPYRUS, Evening Post, Volume CVI, Issue 65, 14 September 1923

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DEFEAT OF PAPYRUS Evening Post, Volume CVI, Issue 65, 14 September 1923

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