RACING IN ENGLAND.
NEWMARKET FIRST OCTOBER,
September 28th, 29th, 30th, October Ist.
THE SECOND GREAT FOAL STAKES, Of 25 soys each. 10 ft, with 1000 added, for three-year-olds. Colts, Sst 121b ; filiies, S-t bib. The second received 300 soys, the third 200, and the breeder of the winner 100. Penalties and allowances. A.F. (one mile two furlongs 73 yards) 268 subs. Mr C. Brewer's br c Robert the Devil, by Bertram —Cast-off , 9st 51b .. .. (T. Cannon) 1 Duke of Wfetmintter's eh c Bend Or, by Doncaster — Rouge Ro*e, 9st 51b .. .. (F. Archer) 2 Lord Falmouth's b f Muriel, by Parmesan—Chevieaunce, Bst 91b . . (G. Fordham) 3 Lord Bradford's Retreat, Bst 71b (W. M'Donald) 0 Mr T. Browne's Spitzberg, Bst 121b (Goater) 0 Count F. de Lagrange's Dora, Sst 41b (Sherratt) 0 Mr Fetheretonhaugh's War Horn, Bst Sib (J. Osborne) 0 Bfatting : 65 to 40 on Robert the Devil, 9to 4 aget Bend Or, 100 to 6 ogst Retreat. Robert the Devil made the running at a moderate pace, followed by War Horn and Re treat on his left and Dora on the right, the whippere in of the party being Bend Or and Spitzberg. They ran in this order to the Bushes, when the pace was materially improved, and as a consequence War Horn and Dora lost their places, and Muriel took second position, coming down the hill at the quarters of Robert the Devil, Bend Or, on the left, also lying well up third. Out cf the dip the latter and Muriel changed places, and the Derby winner challenged Robfrt the Devil, whom he seemed to have collared 50 yards from home, but he swerved in the last few strides, and, after an intensely exciting race, was beaten by a head ; three lengths separated the second and thiid; Retreat waa fourth, War Horn fifth, and Spitz berg last. Value of the stakes, L 2697. Time, by Benson's chronograph, 2 mm. 25 sec. THE SECOND YEAR OF THE THIRTY-SECOND TRIENNIAL PRODUCE STAKES, Of 10 soys each, with 300 added. For three-year-olds ! —colts, Sst 101b ; fillies, Sst 71b. A.F. (one mile t\\ o furlonps 73 yards). 119 subs. Lord Bradford's eh c Zealot, by Hermit — Zelle, SstlOlb .. .. (J. Osborne) 1 Prince SoltykofFs eh c Mask, Bst 101b (T. Cannon) 2 Lord Falmouth's br f Muriel, Sst 71b (G. Fordham) 3 Lord Bradford's Retreat, Sst 101b (W. M'Donald) 0 Lord Falmouth's Apollo, Sst 101b (F. Archer) O Mr T. E. Walker's Elizabeth, Bst 71b (C. Wood) 0 Lord Bradford declared to win with Zealot. Betting : 9to 4 agst Mask, sto 2 agst Zealot, 9 to 2 agst Elizabeth, 6 to 1 agst Apollo, and 10 to 1 atst Muriel. Retreat, on the right, made thß running with a lead of half a dozen lecgtbs cf Zealot and Muriel, Apollo and Elizabeth going next, and Mack bringing up the rear. They ran thus to the Bushes, where Muriel took second place, and wa* followed down the bill in close company by Apollo, Zealot, and ilsek. Eetreat was in trouble in Abingdon Bottom where Mask came to the front, followed by Zealot »nd although the former appeared to the occupante of the stand to have won a little cleverly the verdict was in favour of Zealot by a head • » length and a-half separated second and third.' Retreat wae fourth, wad Apollo last, Value of
the stakes, L 776. Time, by Benson's chronograph, 2 mm. 25£ sec* THE GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY HANDICAP, Of losors each, 10 ft., with 200 soys added. Brefcby Stakes Course. Fifty-four subs. Lord Hastings' Fire King, by Kin;* of the Forest, out of Wild Fire, by Artillery, 3 yrs, 6st 41b (Barrett) 1 Lord Bradford's Sword Dance, 3 yrs, 7st 21b (W. Macdonald) 2 Sir J. D. Astley's Microphone, 3 yrs, 6st 31b (Greaves) 3 Lord Hastings' Hackthorpe, 5 yrs, Sst 121b (F. Archer) 0 Sir G. Chetwynd's b or b h Sutler, 5 yrs, 7st 121b (C. Wood) 0 Count F. de Lagrange's Innocent, 3 yrs, 7st 91b (Shevratt) 0 Mr O. fecavenius' Mowerina, 4 yrs, 7st 41b (Cranham) 0 Mr H. Saville's Lincolnshire, 5 yrs, 7st 31b (H. Covey) 0 Mr C. Alexander's Thunderstone, 6 yrs, 7st 21b (Teinpleman) 0 Lord Hartington's Assegai, 4 yrs, 7st (Murrell) 0 Lord March's Khabara, 4 jears, 6st 131b (Hopper) 0 Lord Rosebery's Queenfisher, 3 yrs, 6st 61b (Beach) 0 Mr W. S. Crawfurd's b c Young Duke, 3 yrs, 6st 31b (Gallon) 0 Betting : 4 to 1 against Sutler, 5 to 1 each against Hackthorpe and Lincolnshire, 8 to 1 against Mowerina, 10 to 1 each against Sword Dance, Assegai, and Fire King, 100 to 8 against Thunderstone, 100 to 7 each against Khabara and Qneennsher, and 20 to 1 against Microphone* Fire King, with the extreme left hand berth, jumped off in front, and was immediately followed by Mowerina on the light. Next to Fire King laid Sutler and Microphone, with Assegai, Sword Dance, and Khabara clear of Hackthorpe in the centre, and Queenfisher, Young Duke, and Lincolnshire holding good places on their whip hand to the Bushee. At this point Sutler, Assegai, and Lincolnshire began to hold out signals of distress, and Fire King was followed by Microphone, Queenfisher, Mowerina, Sword Dance, and Young Duke into the Abingdon Mile Bottom, where Hackthorpe made a show- His effort was not sustained, however, and dying away haif up the hill in company with Mowerina, his comrade remained in clear command to the end, and won by two lengths from Sword Dance, who ia turn beat Microphone by a neck for second money. Q aeenfisher and Mowerina were fourth and fifth, Young Duke, Sutler, Thunderstone, and Hackthorpe next, and Lincolnshire last; Value of the stakes L 572. THE NEWMARKET OCTOBER HANDICAP, A sweepstake of 15 soys, with 200 added. A,F. Forty-four subs. Mr W. S. Crawfurd's br h Elf King, by Joskin, out of Queen Mab, 4 yrs, Sst 61b . . (Fordham) 1 Lord Hastings' Lancaster Bowman, 3 3TS, 7st 81b „ T (Barrett) 2 Mr Leopold de Rothschild's Fa.vo, 4 yrs, Sst 71b _ , _ . (Cannon) 3 Lord Rosebery's Ragman, 4 yrs, Bst 121b , „ (Constable) 0 Lord Bradford's Sword Dance, 3 yrs, Bst „ _ _ , (W. Macdonald) 0 Mr T. Fetherstonhaugh's War Horn, 3 yrs, 7st 111b „ _ (Sherratt) 0 Mr C. Pans' Stitchery, 4 yrs, Vst 91b. . (C. Wood) 0 Mr Alexander's Peace, 4 yrs, 7st 91b . . (Huxtable) 0 Mr M. H. Sanford's North Elkhorn, 3 yrs, 6st 101b Sir J. D. Astley's Fontenoy, 3 yrs, 6st 51b (carried 6at6lb ) .. .. ..' (Greaves) 0 Betting : sto 2 agst Favo, sto 1 tach agst Sword Dance and Peace 7 to 1 agst War Horn, 16 to 1 ag«t Stitchery, 100 to 8 each agst Rag. man and Elf King, and 20 to 1 agst Fontenoy. Lancaster Bowman, in the right-hand divi. sion, cut out the work, followed on his Q w n side by Etf King and Sword Dunce, in the centre by Peace and War Horn, and on the left by Favo. They travelled thus to the Bushes, where Peace vanished from the front, and Lancaster Bowman was followed down the hill by Elf King, Sword Dance, and Favo, of whom the first-named pair closed with the Bowman in the Adingdon MiJe Bottom. Sword Dance compounded, however, a conple of hundred yards off home, whereupon Elf King went ahead without the least trouble and won easily by half a length ; three lengthß dividing second and third. Sword Dance was close up, fourth, War Horn fifth, Stitchery sixth, and North Elkhorn last. Value of the stakes, 512 soys. THE ROUS MEMORIAL STAKES, Of 15 soys each, with 500 added, and 100 for the breeder of the winner, for two-year-olds; colts Bst 101b, fillies Bst 71b ; winners extra ; second received 50 soys. Rous Course (5 furlongs). 113 subs Lord Falmouth's br f Bal Gal, by Adventurer— Cantiniere, Bst 121b (mc 51b extra) . . ( F. Archer) 1 Mr Evans' eh cMontrose, by Scottish Chief— Violet Bstlolb .. .. (Morbey) 2 Lord Falmouth's bf Fairy Ring, Bst 71b. .(C. Wood) 3 Mr Carew-Gibson's Capuchin, 9st 111b (inc. 51b ex.) (Morrell) 0 MrJ. H. Houldsworth's b f by Macaroni— Hlanchette, by The Baron, Bst 71b . . (Lemaire) 0 Count F. de Lagrange's Leon, Sst 101b . . (Goater) 0 Mr R. C. Naylor's Blue Ribbon, Sst 101b (Huxtable) 0 Mr O. Scavenius's Sheila, Bst 71b . . (T. Cannon) 0 Bettiug : 6 to lon Bal Gal, and 100 to 8 aga!; any other offered. Oapuchiu wido on the left ma<?e the running from Leon on his own side, and Fairy Ring and Montroso on the right, Bal Gal lying close up with them in the centre of the course. Capuchin was in trouble soon after passing the Bushes, and down the hill Monf rose came on, followed by Bal Gal, who literally toyed with him until a few strides from home, when she Bhot out and won with the utmost ease by half a length ; Fairy Ring wa3 a bad third, Leon i fourth, Blanchette filly fifth, Capuchin sixth, Sheila next, and the last of all was Blue Ribbon. Time, by Benson's chronograph, Imm 10 sec.
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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 1515, 27 November 1880
RACING IN ENGLAND. Otago Witness, Issue 1515, 27 November 1880
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