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The two-year-old handicap races on the later days at the C.J.C. Meeting next week promise to be most interesting events. Among the fresh horses in these fields will probably be Daniel Defoe, Scandal, Baran, Lord Midas, and Scold, all of whom may prove themselves up to classic grade. Daniel Defoe's next appearance is being; keenly awaited, especially after his defeat at his second start at Trentham. He is not engaged on Monday, when the distance is four furlongs, but will run on either Wednesday or Saturday, when the distance is five furlongs. Scandal is the half-brother by Bulandshar to Beaupartir and he ran second to Daniel Defoe at Trentham at his only start to date. He looks like being the hard one to beat in the Irwell Handicap on Monday, as the better class is missing 'from that event. Scold, who has yet to race, has a I reputation in the south. She is a bay I filly by Myosotis from the Silverado' mare Berate, a half-sister to Chide and Chidden and a winner herself at two and three years. Scold, who has had her name changed from Lecture, was recently bought by Mr. G. R. Macdonald from her breeder, Mr. G. Mur- ! ray Aynsley. Baron Ede Rothschild's Bubbles colt Eclair au Chocolat, ridden by C. Bouillon, won the Prix Royal Oak (the ] French St. Leger) at Longchamp on September 18. Cillas, the French1 Derby winner, was not saddled up be-; cause of a leg injury. Sir Simper, who was returned from, Australia a short time back, will be mated with 20 mares at Chelandry Stud, Invercargill, this season, says a; Southland report. Two years ago he j had a light season, and his first crop of j foals, now yearlings, have come in- for |

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DANIEL DEFOE'S NEXT, Evening Post, Volume CXXVI, Issue 110, 5 November 1938

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DANIEL DEFOE'S NEXT Evening Post, Volume CXXVI, Issue 110, 5 November 1938