ASCOT GOLD CUP
WIN FOR OCEAN SWELL
(By Telegraph—Press Association— Copyright) LONDON, July 8. The attendance at Ascot, which is traditionally England's most fashionable race meeting, was easily a' wartime record, but it did not exceed 60,000, which Is well below the best pre-war attendance. The Ascot Gold Cup resulted: — Ocean Swell, by Blue Peter—Jiffy, 3yrs .. 1 Tehran, by Bols Roussel—Starafalla, 3yrs ' 2 Abbot's Ell, by Felstead—Lady Abbess, 3yrs 3 Won by one and a half lengths. Time, 4.36 3-5. The Hunt Cup resulted: —Battle Hymn, 1; Sir Edward, 2; Solicitor, 3. Time, 1.38 3 r 5. Battle Hymn is owned by the American Colonel J. H. Whitney. Ocean Swell and Tehran finished In the same order in the 1944 New Derby Stakes at Newmarket, but in the St. Leger Tehran was the winner from Borealis, with Ocean Swell third. Tehran had earlier run third to Garden Path and Growing Confidence in the Two Thousand Guineas. Ocean Swell was bred and is raced by Lord Rosebery, and Tehran by Prince Aly Khan. —"Binocular."
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ASCOT GOLD CUP, Evening Post, Volume CXL, Issue 7, 9 July 1945
ASCOT GOLD CUP Evening Post, Volume CXL, Issue 7, 9 July 1945
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