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ENGLISH RACING

DERBY COLTS MEET

United Press Association—By Electric Telecranh —Copyright. (Received May 17. 9 a.m.) LONDON, May 10. On the second day of the Newmarket Meeting the special race for three-year-olds - was decided, with the following result:— NEWMARKET STAKES, a sweepstakes of £30 each, with £100 added; for three-year-olds; 1J miles. H.H. the Maharajah of Rajpipla's b c "Windsor Lad, by Blandford —Resplendent, by By George .. 1 Lord Rosebery's b c Flamenco, by Flamingo—Valeseure, by Swynf ord 2 Sir A. Bailey's br c Valerius, by Son-in-Law—Haintonette, by Hainault , 3 Eleven started. Won by a length, tho third horse being three lengths away. If Colombo stays, then the Derby 13 all over, is the opinion of the majority of racing critics. Trainer Hogg says Colombo will stay the distance. Windsor Lad, today's Newmarket Stakes winner, impressed by his comfortable victory. "The Times" says that if Colombo/meets the sajno fate as the hot favourite Orwell did two years ago, Windsor Lad may be victorious.

The three placed horses in this race are engaged in the. Derby, to be run on June 6. Windsor Lad had threo outings as a. two-year-old, winning the Criterion Stakes (£665) at Newmarket last October, winning narrowly over ths six-furlong course. Third in this event was Spend a. Penny, who filled a similar position in the One Thousand Guineas recently.

Flamenco had nine races last season, winning two: The Caledonian Stakes (£268) at Ayr and the Newmarket Produce Stakes (£623), starting a warm favourite in both events. The best performance registered by Valerius at two years was when he ran Colombo (the champion of his age, winner the other day of the Two Thousand Guineas and now a hot favourite for the Derby) to a short head in the Imperial Produce Stakes . (£4543) at Kempton Park on September 30. Colombo' carried 9.6 and Valerius 8.3, and the winner ran his six furlongs in lmin 12 3-osec. He was at odds-on, while Valerius was v at a long price. The value of yesterday's race last season was £1738.

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ENGLISH RACING, Evening Post, Volume CXVII, Issue 115, 17 May 1934

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ENGLISH RACING Evening Post, Volume CXVII, Issue 115, 17 May 1934

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