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ENGLISH AND FOREIGN.

Full details of the Ascot meeting appear in this isaue. The gathering seems to have been a most disastrous one to backers, the favourites going down in almost every instance. The added money alone at Ascot amounted o £14,100.

Another lady was sot on fire-—tho second during; the week—j n the Master of the Buckhounds enclosure at Ascot on the the third day either by a cigar or the head of an unburnt fuzoe. Two gentlemen threw; their coats around her and extinguished the fire, but not before ahe was seriously injured. ; Corrie Roy's time for the three-mile Alexandra Plate at Ascot was. 5 mm. 9 sec, but the exact distance is " rather lesa" than three miles. ■•-■-.' - - ■

Tristan has now won the rich Hardwicke Stakes three years in su'eceaaion. . During his career on the turf he has credited his. ownor with the grand total of £22,065 in stakes, which has been won as follows:—In l"880, £186810 a; in 1881, £877; in 1882, £6641; in 1883, £7628 ; in 1884, £2676; to this must be added £23J5 won in France. '

- A bat of £BCOO to £2000 was laid in "ono hand" against Enorgy for- the Wokingham Stakes at Ascot, and the horse pulled it off. It was rumoured at Ascot that the whole of "Mr Manton's" (the Duchess of Montrose) horses will be brought to the hammer in the July week. ' The leading jockeys' figures up to June 18 were as follows :— . Mounts. Lost. Won. Archer F. . .. 2io • 123 07 Wood C. .. 197 117 E0 ■Loates-S.-,-.- .. ISO -.. 143 38 Cannon T. , .. 74 51 23 Watta J. .. 83 "- 63 23 Woorlburn J. . .. 104' 88 21 WebbF. .. 80 61 '" " 19 Osborne J. .. 70 63 '17 At the above date last year Archer had scorod only 07 wins, whilst Wood had 57 to his'credit. . ' ■ ' The entries for the Bad6n-Baden Jubilee Prize (a gold cup, with 2000 isovs added) haa . cloßed with 70 subscribers. Wo: notice in tho list the names of St. Simon, Busybody, St. Gatien, Florence, Fra Diavolo, Corrie Roy, Thobais, Ktir, and The Lambkin/The race will be decided On August 25. . next meeting of the English Jockey Cub the following-important alteration to the rules of racing will ba considered: To add "When a.walk-over is the result of arrangement by the owners of horses engaged, neither a cup; nor any portion 'of the advertised money need be given." At tho conclusion of the Ascot meeting there was some hoavy betting on the St. Leger, the following being the latest quotation : — - " "' ST. LliGiiß. 90 to 20 agst Scot-free (after 1500 to £00 and 000 to ICO twice laid) • 11.—. 2 — Superba (if ter 10C0 to 200 tk) 7— 1 Harvester 9 — I—~ Qjeen Adalaido 1100 - 101 busybody (after 12C0 to 100 laid) 1000 —91 -— - Lambkin (after 500 to 40 and 10C0 to 80 three times laid) 1000— 81: Waterford 10PO— 40 Cambium ,ro 1000— 40 Sandiw»y : 1000— 40-—Royal Fern 1000— SO Sir Reuben 550 — 500 Harvester, Scot Free, and Superba, (mixed) 5500 — 500 Cainbuiinoro and Sandiway, coupled (tk, attor 5000 to'soo laid). The Yaukeo • plunger Walter returned to America in June last. He has retired from the English' turf and taken all his horses with him.

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ENGLISH AND FOREIGN., Otago Daily Times, Issue 7015, 9 August 1884, Supplement

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ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. Otago Daily Times, Issue 7015, 9 August 1884, Supplement

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