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THE TWO THOUSAND

LORD DEWAR'S SUCCESS

(Rcceivcrl 30th April, 10 a.m.) LONDON, 29th April. On the second day of the Neivmarltet Spring Meeting the following was the result of the TWO THOUSAND GUINEAS, a sweepstakes of lOOsovs each, with 2000 guineas added; second 10 per cent., and third 5 per cent, of whole stakes. For three-year-old entire colts and filles. Rowley mile. Lord. Dewar's b a Canleronian, Pharos —Una Cameron, 9.0 .... 1 M. Mftreel Boussac's b c Goyescas, Gainsborough—Zariba, 9.0 .... 2 Sir John Rutherford's b 6 Orpen, Solario—Harpy, 9. 0 3 Twenty-four started. Won by two lengths, three lengths between second and third.

The success of Canicronian. in the first, ot' tlio sciiKon's clhssh's in.Knglnnd was not pi'obfl.bly freely (inticipalod, as he floes, not appear to have raced us a two-year-oUI, ;ind wsis not in the list of the I'Veo Handicap for two-year-olds issued at- the close of Inst season. Ho is a half-brother to.LovAt Scout, Avho showed fair form in last.season's elas-

sics, and was bred by his owner, Lord Dewar, whose livery he has givefcits first Two Thousand, winner, since the race was inaugurated in 1809. Pharos, the sire of Cameronian,.ia..by. PhaJaris, from Scapa Flow, by Chaucer. He was bred by Lord Derby in 1920, and ran second in Papyrus's Derby (1923), subsequently winning the ; , Champion. Stakes and Liverpool Cup in 1924, and the Duke of York Handicap in 1924 and 1925. In 1924 he did ra short season at a Belgian stud, and ,aftgr,,a subsequent term in England, ..he was sold in July, 1928, to a French stud, where Ihe is now standing. He is the<'/first son of Phalaris to have sired a classic winner. 'Una Cameron, the dam of Cameronian, was bred by Lord Dewar in 1922. She is by Gainsborough (son of Bayardo) from Cherimoya (who was destroyed in 1927), - by .Cherry. Tree (formerly Matt Byrne's, and a son of Hampton) from Svcltej by St. Simon.

Goycscas, who ■. was second' iiuithe race, introduced the Gainsborough blood on the sire side, for lie is'by; Gainsborough from Zariba, by Sardanapole from Saint Lucre, a daughter, of the Bend Or mare Fairy -.Gold,- < who, having been exported to America,..produced the celebrated Fair. Play,, "who thrice headed the list of winners in that country, and was subsequently'tie sire of another fine horse, Man- o' War. Goyescaa was beaten .only once,..last season, by Portlaw. over six furlongs, at jNTewmarket, and he had been freely named in recent exchanges as onV of the likeliest of the classic-horses. Thera were some doubts whether the. Guineas would be far enough, and as he has performed so well he will probably'become foremost among, the Derby-fan-

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THE TWO THOUSAND, Evening Post, Volume CXI, Issue 100, 30 April 1931

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THE TWO THOUSAND Evening Post, Volume CXI, Issue 100, 30 April 1931

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