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RACING IN FRANCE.

THE FRENCH DERBY.

By Elkotbio Telegraph—Copybioht,] [Per Press Association.)

PARIS. June 2,

At the Chantilly spring meeting to-day the following was the result of the race for the PRIX DU JOCKEY CLUB (French Derby), of 40 sov* each, 24 ft, with 2.000 added, for three-year-olds; to carry—colts Sat 111b, fillies Sat 31b. Second received 160 eovs. One mile and a-half. Mr E. Blanc's oh e Clover, by Wellingtonia—Princess Catherine . ■ .. .. .. 1 Due De Felt re’s bo Acbilli, by Tristan—Aurore .. 2 M. De Lupin's Phligethon, by Fontainebleau— IsmSnle .. .. .. .. .. 8 Glover ran only once last year, namely, in the Frix Devilliers, of 230 sovs, in which he ran third, behind Vendridi and Lift. He ran once in England also, finishing third in the Middle Park Plate, of 2j105 sovs, won by Donovan, with Gulliner second. Clover’s English engagements included the Newmarket Stakes, of 8,580 sovs (won on the 21st ult. by Donovan), the Derby (to be run to-morrow), and the Eclipse Stakes, of 11,000 sovs (to be run on July 19). Clover is not engaged in the Grand Prix de Paris. Achilli ran only once last year, unplaced in the PriX de Saint Firmiu, of 184 sovs, won by Anita. He has no English engagements, but is entered for the Grand Prix de Paris.

Phlegethon did not run last year, Like Achilli, he is not entered for any of the great English races, but is engaged in the Grand Prix de Paris.

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RACING IN FRANCE., Issue 7924, 4 June 1889

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RACING IN FRANCE. Issue 7924, 4 June 1889

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