THE ASCOT GOLD CUP, Of 1000 soys, with 200 soys for the second, and 100 for the third, added to a subscription of 20 soys each, h ft. Three-year-olds, 7st 51b ; four, Bst 101b ; five, Ost 31b ; six and aged, 9st 51b ; mares and geldings allowed 21b. About two miles and a half. Thirty-two subs., including 1 four sealed nominations to be opened after the running for the Oaks. Mr F Gretton's b h Isonomy, by Sterling— lsola Bella, syrs, 9st 31b .. -• t •• •• 1 tiovd Bradford s to! h Chippendale, by Rococo - Adversity, 4 yrs, Bst 101b ••„,,•• , •• 2 Count F. De Lagrange's eh h Zut, by Flageolet— Regalia, 4 yrs, Bst 101b .. .. ..3 Isonomy won this race last year, and he is undoubtedly the best performer of late times. As a three-year-old he won his only race, the Cambridgeshire Stakes, starting at 40 to 1 In a field of 38 horsejand winning easily. His tabulated pedigree I gave at the close oi lose season, during which he Won the Ascot Gold Vase, Ascot Cup, Goodwood Gup, Brighton Cup, Great Ebor Handicap, and Poncastev Gup,
Chippendale last year won the Ascot Derby of 1325 soys; Hardwickc Stakes, of 3118 soys; and Cezarewitch Stakes, of 1457 soys. This year he won the Great Metropolitan Stakes, of Gls soys. Zut won the French Derby and other races last year.
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ASCOT., Otago Witness, Issue 1492, 19 June 1880
ASCOT. Otago Witness, Issue 1492, 19 June 1880
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