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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

The Derby Stakes of 50 soys. each. Lord Zetland* Vbltigeur . • (J. Marion) i Mr. H. Hill's Pitsford . . (A. Day) s Lord Airlie's Clincher . . (F. Butler) 3 Mr. Gratwicke's Nigger . . iFlatman) 4 ~ The following also started, but were not placed:— Mr. Ford's Penang (R. Sly); Mr.W. Edward ns Bolingbroke (J. Robinson) ; Captain Bastard's Mildew (Bartholomew ) ; Mr. Hustey's Royal Hart (Simpson); Mr. Gannon's Deicoon (J. Sharp) ; Mr. Gurney's St. Fabian (R. Pettit) ; Mr. Greville's Cariboo (S. Rogers) ; Mr. Davidson's Charley (Abrahams) ; Mr. Meiklam's The Italian (Templeman) ; Lord Exeter's Nutshell (Norman) ; Mr. Lister's The Knight of Gwynne (Dockeray) ; Count Batthyany's Valentine (Crouch) ; Duke of Richmond's Ghillie Callum ; (S. Mann) ; Mr. Merry's Brennus (P. Prince) ; Lord Eglinton's Mayors (Marlow) : Major Martin's The, Swede (W. Abdale) ; Mr. Disney's Captain Grant (D. Wynne) ; Mr. Moseley's Alonzo (Whitehouse) ; Sir G. Heathcote's Dark Susan c. (Ralph Sherwood) ; Mr. S. Herbert ns Augean (H. Edwards). ' Betting at starting : 7to 2 agst Clincher : 9 to 2 agst Mildew : sto 1 agst Bolingbroke : 6 to 1 agst The Nigger: 12 to 1 agst Pitsford j 16 to 1 agst Voltiguer : 20 to 1 agst Deicoon : 33 to 1 agst Nutshell: 40 to 1 agst The Italian : 40 to 1 agst GhUlieCallum : 50 to 1 agst The Swede: and 1000 to 15 agst any other.

Penang and Deicoon got away together, and, with the Nigger, Mildew, the Swede, and Ghillie Callum laid up, Voltigeur next, in company with Clincher, cut out the work to the mile-post, where Penang died away. Diecoon went on with- the running at good pace, followed in' rotation by Mildew, the Swede, and the Nigger, Ghillie Callum, Clincher, and Voltigeur remaining in their original positions. They went on thus to the road, where Deicoon was beaten, and Mildew took the lead, Clincher and tbe Nigger waiting on him, Ghillie Callum and Cariboo next, and Pitsford, who laid off for the first half-mile, well up. Mildew was beaten at the distance, and Voltigeur and Clincher then singled themselves out, the former taking the lead opposite the stand, and running home a very easy winner by a length : Pitsford, who came, opposite the stand, beating Clincher for the second money by half a length. The Nigger fourth, Mildew fifth, and Ghillie Callum sixth. Mayors laid forward iv the early part of the race, but broke down at the turn, and , wm not persevered with. The race was run in 2 ! mm. 50 sec. _____ _____

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle, Volume IX, Issue 453, 9 November 1850

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle, Volume IX, Issue 453, 9 November 1850

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