RACING IN FRANCE.
LONGOHAMPS. Sunday, 6th June, GRAND PRIZE OP PARIS, Of 40 boys each, with 4000 sots added, for three-year-olds ; c^lts, Bst 91b ; fillies, Bst 61b ; second received 400 soys, and third 200 out of the entries. About one mile seven furlongs. Mr C Brewer's b c Robert the Devil, by BertramCast Off, Bst 91b .. .. (Rossiter) 1 Mr A Staub's eh c Le Destrier, by Flageolet— La Dheune, Bst 91b .. ..(Shepherd) 2 Count P de Lagrange's b c Milan, by Le Sarazzin — Mdle de Champigny, Bst 91b .. (Goater) 3 M Lefevre's b c Beaumont, by Flageolet— Beauty, Bst9lb .. .. .. (Fordham) 4 Count F de Lagrange's eh c Poulet, by Peutetre— Printaniere, Bst 91b .. .. (Dodge) 0 Martinvast Stud's b c Pacific, by Atlantic— King Tommaro, Bst9lb .. .. (Hunter) 0 Mr H Jennings' br c Arbitre, by Bigarreau—Aspasia,Bst9lb .. .. (Carratt) 0 M Lefevre's b f Versigny, by Flageolet— Verdure, M Mr H Jennings' eh c Milan 11, by Don Carlos— Sees, •Bst9lb .. .. (Mills) 0 M Ephrussi's eh c Bourn, by Longchamps or Beau Merie— Belle Etoile, Bst 91b .. (Storr) 0 BETTING AT THE START : 6 to 4 on Robert the Devil 3 — 1 agst Beauminet 12 — 1 Arbitre 14 — 1 L e Destrier 20 — 1 Poulet 33 — 1 Milan II 40 — 1 Pacific 50 — 1 Milan 60 — 1 Versigny THE EAOE. When they had settled down Bourn held a v slight lead of Arbitre, Versigny, Robert the i Devil, and Le Destrier, with Beauminet next, and this order was maintained until a mile from home, when Le Destrier and Robert the Devil, who kept olose to the cords, improved their positions, and Beauminet drew into fourth plaoe, attended by Poulet Half a mile from home Bourn was beaten, and Count Lagrange's pair took up the running, closely followed by Beauminet, Le Destrier, and Robert the Devil, all the others being beaten. Coming round into the straight Poulet made a determined effort, but Robert the Devil, without moving out of his stride, was gradually drawing up, and passing Beauminet, Milan, Le Destrier, and Poulet, went on and won in a common oanter by a length; three-quarters of a length separated the second and third, and a length tbe third and fourth, Beauminet being in the latter position, Poulet was fifth, Pacific sixth, Arbitre seventh, Yereigny eighth, Milan II ninth, and Bourn tenth. Time, by Benson's obronograpb, 3 mm. 21$ see Value of the stakes, £6076.
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RACING IN FRANCE., Otago Witness, Issue 1499, 7 August 1880
RACING IN FRANCE. Otago Witness, Issue 1499, 7 August 1880
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