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YORK. August 26th, 27th, 28th.

The Yorkshire Oaks of 100 soys added to a sweep of 15 nova ouch for thm-yanr-old fillies, 8»t 1010 each. One mile and a half. 49 entries. Pcnulties. Lord Falmouth's b f Wlmcl of Fortune, by Advonturer— Queen Bertha, 9. t3lh(F Archer) .. 1 Mr Bowea' Tjfßeconcil.nl ion, 9st 3H> (Fordlinm) .. 2 Sir J. Soairy's Jo^Bie Apnes, Rit 101b (Ohaloncr) .. H Lord FalmouUi's Leap Year. Bst jOlb (Huxtible) .. 0 Mr Northern's Oororaarde! It, Bst 101b (Fjtjan) .. o Duke <if Wesltniu'tpr's Ad venture, Bjt lOlb (Wood) 0 Bstting : 3 to 1 on Wlieel of For'aine, with whom Lord Falmouth declared to win. Adventurp and Reconciliation cut out the running, with Whe?l of Fortune in the extreme rear until half a mile from homo, when coming through her horses with a rush fhe drew away and won in very hollow Btyle by a length; four lengths betweansecond and third,

Great Ebor Handicap Stakes, a handicap of 600 fovs, added to a sweep of 20 aovs. Two mllas. Over tho old course. Forty-two entries. Mr P Gretton's b h Isonomy, by Sterling -laoH Bella, 4 yw, 9it 81b (mc uding 61b 1 enalt.y) (Cameron) 1 Mr T H Stephenson's b h Knight Templar, 5 yis, 7at 51b (F. jr«O 2 Mr T Brown'H b n Kerintja, 3 yrs, sit 81b (»ru ives) 3 Lord Kosebrrry's b c Mar, 3 yrs, 6>t 111b (Lu!<e) 0 i Mr W S Cariwright's Twia bar-burn, 4 yrs. 6<t 91b (Gallon) 0 Betting : 11 to 8 on Isonomy ; 100 to 15 against Twin-bar-burn ; 7 to 1 Mar ; 10 to 1 the rest. Knight Templar forced the running at his pace, followed by the Welshman, the pair being three lengths in front of Mar, with the favourito in waiting till the plantation turn, when they got upon closer terms, the mud aud water flying in all directions as they ploughed their way along. As they rounded the turn the favourito was Been creeping up_ in tho centre of the course, and when fairly in a line for home ho headed the re^t, and coming: away, won hands dyv/a by eight lengths from Knight Templar ; Seringa a bad thu\3. Time, 3miu. 54apc. Princb of WaiiTss Stakes, of 'soo soya, added to a mvoap of 15 Boys each, for two-yew-oldx ; colls, Bst 101b ; fil ics, But 7ib, with penalties. Five fur lonirs 44 yards. 145 entries Duke o! Westminister's oh c Bend Or, by Doticaater—Ronga Hoge, O.t 31b .. (F Archer) 1 Mr Beddingcon's isrothor to Brsilia, 9st 3lb (Cannon) 2 Lord Stafford's Gil Bias, 9at lib . . (C Wood) 3 Mr J Milncr's Ofiomoros, Bst 71b .. (Morgan) 0 Mr J DawsonN Glen.Ronald, 9st 31b .. (J Goater) 0 Lord Falmouth's Dolly Pcntreith, Sst 41b (dux table) 0 Mr Wl' A.nson'3 c b Speculum. Sst 71b (J Onhorne) 0 Mr W I'Anson'a Priucois liUdud, Bit 121'j (Fau;au) 0 Mr RlVri(?ht'.-iTho Prince, Bit7lb .. (Luke) 0 Betting : 2to 1 on Bend Or ; sto 1 .ig3t Brother to Eft-ilia ; 15 to 1 any other. The favouiite on the inside marie play with a Blight lead of Brother to Eruilia, Gil Bias, and Princess Bladud, with Glen Ronald aud Dolly Ptintreath at tho head of the remainder. They retained these positions till the turn for home, when tho favourite quitted hia horses, and won in a canter by half a length — five lengths between second and third. York Cnr Handicap, of 300 soya, added' to a swoep of 10 soys o vc.h. One mile aud a-lulf. Mr 0 Perkins' b li Rooiiampton, by Lord Clifdon — SunnnT's Evo, 6 yra, Sit 101b (Snowden) .. 1 Lord Rosabery's b h Touchet, 5 yrs, 83fc 10!b (P«;rdtii»Qi) .. .. .. .. ..2 Lord Pal mouth's b m Jmette, 4, yrs, Bas 111b (B' Archer) .. .. .. .. .. 3 Mr Bjwes' b f Reconciliation, 3 jrs, 7st 41b (TiD'fley) .. .. .. .. .. 0 Betting: Even on Jauette; 5 to 2 agst Touchet ; 3tn 1 Roehami^ton. Touchat led for « mil^, with Roehampton and Janette lying close; then tbe lot got together till the turn, when lloehampton went to the front, aad won easily by a length. Great Yorkshire Stakes of 600 sors, addod to a sweep of 15 boys each. ; for three-y-ar-olils ; colts, 83t 10!b ; fillies, Bits.b ; winners extra, uno ujile acd t'iree 4uartors 103 tv tries. MrJ H Houldsworth's hr c Ruptrra, by Adventurer—Lady Morgan, Bst 101b (Wood) 1 Lord Fj'mouth's b f Wheel of Fortune, Sst 91b (P Aroher) 2 Mr Bowes' br c Rycornki, 8« 101b (G Fordhain) 3 Mr W l'Ansan'K b f Alaccironea, Bst (KagaD) 0 Lord Rosebery's b c Vise jnti, Bst 101b (Cannonj 0 Betting : 3 1o 1 agst Wheel of Fortune, 7 to 1 Vieconti, 100 to 7 Rupeira, 25 to 1 the others. Ruperra at the Btait showed in front of Rycerski and Maccaronea, with Wheel of Fortune lost of all j but after 200 yards wore covered Rycerski Hhot to the front and aesumed a lead of three JeDgths. In this order they ran for half a mile, when Maccaronsa fell back lMt. At the T.V.O. po-it Ruperra ran up alongside Rycoraki, who with Vicconti was baaten before the Htraight was reached. Here Wheel of Fortune joined Ruverra, and looked aU ovsr a winner, but in a moment Archor had to coiflnwnco riding her for the fir*t time in ber racing c&ve&v, and Ruperra, having still plenty lett ii> him, drew away, and won comfortably by a lsngth. Rycerski was a bad third. Time, 3 mm. 22 fieo. There waa some ch«ering from the bookmakers at tho rtsalt, but moßt sportsman felt a pang of regret at the hitherto unboaW filly's return to the paddock defeated. She immediately wer.t back in tho rffc. Legsr betting from 5 to 4 to 5 to 2, aud wa? scratched for that race a week later.

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YORK. August 26th, 27th, 28th., Otago Witness, Issue 1457, 18 October 1879

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