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RACING IN ENGLAND.

NEWMARKET HOUGHTON MEETING. October 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th. the criterion stakes Of 30 soys each, 200 soys added, for two-year-olds • colts, Sst 81b ; fillies, Sst 61b ; winners extra • Criterion Course (six furlongs). 58 subs. ' Mr W S Crawfurd's eh f Thebais, by Hermit—Devovotion, Bstl3lb .. (G Fordham) 1 Lord Bcsobery's Savoyard, Sst 81b (T Cannon) 2 Lord Hastings' Sir Marmaduke, Bat 121b (J Snowden) 3 Mr J R Keene's Bookmaker, Bst 101b (C Wood) 0 Count F de Lag-range's Albion, &st 81b (W M'Donald) 0 Count Fde La?range's Leon, Bst Blb (J Goater) 0 Mr PLorillard r s Dakota, Bst 81b .. (Barbee) 0 Col Roden's Fortune's Favourite, Bst Blb (Mordan) 0 Mr Leopold de Rothschild's Brag, Bst 81b (F Archer) 0 Betting: 5 to 2 agss Brag, 100 to 30 agst Thebaie, 9 to 2 agss Savoyard, 8 to 1 agat Bookmaker, and 10 to 1 agst Sir Marmaduke. On settling down to their work Bookmaker assumed the command on *he top ground, and made the running from Bra^ and tha French pair on his own side, Savoyard and Thebiis in the centre, being clear of Sir Marmaduke, D«kotx, and Fortune's Favourite on the lower ground Tliey ran thus to the Red Post, where Bookmaker was beaten, and gave way tr> Savoyard and Thebais, who ran together, followed by Sir Mavmaduke, Brag, and Leon. Hi. lf way np th ? rails Savoyard was beaten, ond wt 1 h Brag and Sir Manr.adake also ia trouble, Thebais drew away and won cleverly by a length and a half ; half a length separated second aad third ; L°' n was fourth, Brag fifth, Bookmaker and Aluioj next, and Dakota last.

Time by Benson's chronograph, 1 mm 20aec. Value of the stakes, £1320. CAMBRIDGE STAKES, Of 25 soys each, with 300 soys added ; 1 mile, 240 yds. Prince SoltykoS's Lucetta, by Tibthorpe— Verona, ! 4yrs, 7stll (Greaves) 1 j Mr P Grctton's Fernandez, 3 yrs, Sst 111b ' (Fordham) 2 i Lord Rosebery's Cipolata, 3 yrs, Sst (car Bst 21b) ! (Constable) 3 I Lord Rosebery's Pelleas, 3 yrs, 6st 21b (Beach) 4 Mr C Elanton's Exeter, 4 j rs, 9st lib . . (T Cannon) 0 Mr JRiKcene's American Spendthrift, i yrs, Sst 121b (F Archer) 0 Duke of Beaufort's Petronel, 3 yrs, Bst (Huxtable) 0 Mr J Whittaker's Experiment, 3 yrs, 7st 131b i (WPlatt) 0 Mr Naylor's Leoville, i yrs, 7sfc 101b . . (C Wood) 0 i LordWilton'sToastmaster, 3yrs,7sfc9lb(ear7stlolb) I (Loates) 0 Mr H Jennings' La Scala, 4 yrs, 7st 91b (Pettitt) 0 i Count F de Lagrange's Castillon, 3 yrs, 7st 71b (Morrell) 0 |Mr P Lorillard's Wallenstein, 3 yrs, 7st 51b (Enoch) 0 I Mr C J Blake's Sybil, 3 yrs, 7st 51b (car 7st 61b) (Wycherley 0 Lord Bradford's Retreat, 3 yrs, 7st 41b (car 7st 51b) (W M'Donald) 0 Mr F Gretton's Eminence, 5 yrs, 7sfc 3lb (Lemaire) 0 Mr Sherbourne's Sun of York, 4 yrs, 7st 21b (Pugh) 0 Mr C Alexander's Peace, 4 yrs, 7st 21b (J M'Donald) 0 Mr P Lorillard's Nereid, 3 yrs, 7et 2lb (J Day) 0 Mr H Rymill's Chirper, 3 yra, 7st (car 7st 41b) (Mordan) 0 Lord March's Khabara, 3 yrs, 7st .. (Hopper) 0 Mr W S Crawfurd's Buchanan, 3 yrs, 6st 131b (Gallon) 0 Duke of Westminster's Evasion, 3 yrs, 6st 121b (Bell) 0 Mr Gerard's Ulster, 3 yrs, 6st 121b . . (J Coates) 0 Duke of Westminster's Adventurer, 4 yrs, 6st 111b (Brockwell) 0 Mr T Brown's spitzbergen (late Spitzberg), 3 yrs, 6sfc 111b (Cranham) 0 Mr J N Barlow's King- Priam, 3 yrs, 6st 101b (Barrett) 0 Mr H Jennings' Nattie, 3 yrs, 6st 101b (Segrott) 0 Col Forester's Dreamland, 3 yrs, 6st 61b (ear 6st 81b) (Kellett) 0 Mr R S Evans' Red Wolf, 3 yrs, sst 121b (car 6st lib) (Rawlinson) 0 M Ephrussi's Basilque, 3 yrs, 6st 71b . . (Clayton) 0 Betting :— 9 to 2 agst Fernandez, 8 to 1 agst Eetreat, 5 to 1 agst Castillon, 100 to 8 each agsfc Ulster and Evasion, 100 to 6 each agst Lncetta and Exeter, 20 to I each agst Leoville and Cipo lata, 25 to 1 each agat Buchanan, Adventurer, and King Priam, 30 to 1 agst Toastmaster, 33 to 1 agst Eminence, 40 to 1 each atrst Experiment and Pelleas, 50 to 1 each agst Wallenstien, Sun of York, Basilqae, Nereid, and Petronel, 66 to 1 agst Sybil, and 100 to 1 each agst American Spendthrift, Peace, Chirper, Khabara, and Spitzbergen. Several break aways preceded the actual start, ia which Mr M' George sent them away nearly in a line, and in this order they ran for a few strides, when Pelleas drew out and came on with a clear lead, followed, as Hear as we could make out, through the heavy rain, by King Priam, Ulster, Sybil, Leoville, and Experiment, in close company,- while the second division wa3 headed by Petronel, and wide on the rieht by Fernandez and Lucetta, the latter being on the whip hand of the favourite, to whom succeeded Evasion, Castillon, Wallenstein, Nereid, and Toastmasfcer, with Exeter, American Spend strift, and Cipolata in the extreme rear. Owing to the heavy downpour the colours of the respective competitors were scarcely distinguishable, therefore our details must be taken 1 ' errors excepted. " Afc the Bed Post the front rank was reduced by the retirement of Leoville, Castillon, Eetreat, and Toastmaster, and Lord Rosebery'a second string came on in advance of Lucetta and the favourite, Cipolata, who had gradually threaded her way through her horses, and now took place with the front rank. Halfway iv the rails Pelleas gave was to Lucetta, bnt the latter was immediately after challeaged by the favonrifce, when Greaves took up hiß whip, from which the filly swerved, and iv so doing narrowly escaped bumping Fernandez ; but again swerving, she crossed his track so immediately to his front as to occasion Fordham to ease him to prevent a collision. At this time Greaves had steadied Lucetta, who came on and won by half a length, Fernandez defeat ing Cipolata by a couple of lengths from the second horse; Pelleas was placed fourth, asimilar distance to the rear of his stable companion ; Wallenstein being fifth, Toastmaster sixth, Retreat'seventh, with Eminence and Buchanan next, with Chirper tenth, and the rest pulling up at wide intervals, whipped in by Exeter, Dreamland, and American Spendthrift. On returning to scale, Eordham lodged an objection against the winner on the ground of a cross, which was investigated by the stewards before dinner, and, after hearing evidence thereon, the objection waß overruled^ Time, 2 mm. 11 sec. Value of the stakes, THE DEWHURST PLATE Of 300 soys, added to a sweepstake of 25 soys each • for two-year-olds ; colts bst 91b, Hllies Bsfc 61b • winners extra ; last seven furlongs of 8..M. : 123 subs. Lord Falmouth's br f Bal Gal, by Adventurer—Cantiniere, Sst 131b . . . . • • (F Archer) 1 Mr L de Rothschild's eh c Brag, by Struan— Bounce Bst9lb (Maidment) 2 air Perkins br f Lucy Glitters, by Speculum— Bicycle, BstClb .. .. (JSnowden) 3 Mr Crawf urd's eh cSt Louis, 9st 51b . . (Fordham) 0 Mr R S Evans' eh c Montrose, Bst 131b (J Goater) 0 Lord Falmouth's eh c Golden Plover, Bst 91b (Morgan) 0 Duke of Hamilton's b c Fiddler, Bst 91b „ ( J Osborne) 0 Lord Hastings' eh c Sir Mannaduke, 9st 21b „ „ , , (Lemaire) 0 1 Mr P Lonllard sb c Dakota, Sst 91b . . (Barbee) 0 j Lord Rosebery's b c Town Moor, Bst 91b (T Cannon) 0 Lord Falmouth declared to win with Bal Gal. j Betting :— 5 to 2 agst St Loais, 5 to 2 agst Town Moor, 3 to 1 agat Bal Gal, 10 to 1 agst Lucy Glitters, 100 to 7 agst Brag. | THE BACE. On the right, Brag arid Fiddler were in front of Lucy Glitters and Dakota, and on the left, Golden Plover was followed by Montrose, Town Moor, and St. Louis, clear of Bal Gal, the centre lot being headed by Sir Marmaduke. Thay ran in thig order to the Bushes, where Fiddler and Golden Plover were beaten, and Bal Gal gradually improved her position. Soon, in descending the hill, Town Moor and St. Louia hung out signals of distress, and Brag was joined by Lucy Glitters, Bal GJ at the same time quitting the company of the righthand division. A very fine race resulted oufc of the dip, Bal Gil just having the best of it at last, and winning by a neck ; a similar distance separated the second and third. St. Loaia waa fourth, Town Moor fifth, Fiddler and Dakota nex j, and Sir Marmaduke last. Time, by Benson's chronograph, 1 mm. 41 sec. Value of the stakes, £1920. THE BRETBY NURSERY HANDICAP PLATE, ut SOO soys ; winners extra. Bretby Stakes Course (six furlongs). Mr J R Keene's b e Foxhall, by King Alfonso— Jamaica, &t 121b .. (C Wood) 1 r F^ e tt° n ' sc , h ' c Heyday, 6stl2lb ".". (Greaves) 2 1/ i V, Manser sch c Accelerato, 6st 71b (Barrett) 3 \l T \ te ' s Favorita, Bst 61b . . (H Jeffery) 0 Mr J Abel s Big Jemima, &st Mb (car Sst 71b) „ ~ . „ (Uos'.iter) 0 Mr Crawfurd s Traveller's Joy, Sst 21b (Fordham) 0 Mr D Milner's Theekla, Bst lib (Maidu-ent) 0 ? 71)7 1 ), rl f, tie " s $ ucen Mair - V > Bst ( w -M'Donald) 0 Lpv i /.etlan-Js Syringa, 7st 101b (J. M'Uonald) 0 Mr Craven's Schoolmi-tre^, 7^ (Brockwell) 0 Mr R II Combe's fby Hermit— Salamanca, 6>t t-21b (UaUon) 0

Lord Rosslyn's Atalanta, 6st 121 d. . (Kendall) 0 Lord Vivian's Orange Lily, 6st 91b . . (Hopper) 0 Mr R C Naylor's Light Wing, 6st 91b . . (Bell) 0 Mr Thompson's Gladstone, 6st 91b (car 6st 101b) (W Kellett) 0 Capt Maehell's Fugitive, 6sfc 81b .. (Brown) 0 Mr E E Witt's Rizzio, 6st . . (E Martin) 0 Mr M H Sanford's Fix, 53t 101b (car 6st) (H Enoch) 0 Betting : 4 to 1 agst Heyday, 8 to 1 each agst Gladstone, Favorita, and Traveller's Joy, 10 to 1 agst Foxhall, 100 to 8 each agst Fngitive, Accelerato, and Queen Mary, and 100 to 6 agst Eizzio. Coming over Bushes Hill Atilanta, Light Wing, Orange Lily, and Theckla were in trouble, and Heyday came into the dip in front of Accelerato and Foxhall, bnt swerving a great deal, at laat th 9 favourite was caught on the posG and beaten by a head by the American ; a head separated the second and third ; Fugitive was fourth, Orange Lily fifth, Atalanta and Schoolmistress nex%, and the last two were Fix and Big Jemima. A POST SWEEPSTAKE, Of 200 soys each, for two-year-olds ; colts, Sst 101b ; fillies, Sst 71b ; with penalties and allowances. T.Y.C. (5 furlongs 140 yards). Three subs. Lord Rosebery's b c Town Moor, by Doncaster— Euxine, Sst 7st (car Sst 81b) . . (T Cannon) 1 Mr Crawfurd's eh c Sfc. Louis, 9st 31b (G Fordham) 2 Betting 6 to 5 on St. Louis. The favourite held a slight lead into the cords, when Town Moor drew up, and a fine race ensued, the non favourite winning rather cleverly by half a leng'h. THE JOCKEY CLUB CUP, Value 300 soys, added to a sweepstakes of 20 soys each. Weight for age, with penalties and allowances. Cesarewitch Course (two miles two furlongs 28yds). 20 subs. Lord Bradford's br c Chippendale, by Rococo— Adversity, 4 yrs, Bst 121b . . (J. Osborne) 1 Mr W S Crawfurd's eh f Out of Bounds, 4 yrs Bsfc 91b (G Fordham) 2 Mr P Lorillard's eh c Mistake, 3 yrs, 7st 51b (JDay) 3 Lord Falmouth's Apollo, 3 yrs, 7st 121b (Lemaire) 0 Mr L de Rothschild's Favo, 4 yrs, Sst 121b (W M'Donald) 0 Betting : 7t04 on Chippendale, 2 to 1 agst Out of Bounds, 20 to 1 each agst; Apollo and Mistake, and 100 to 1 agst Favo. Favo made the running, followed by Chippendale and Oat of Bounds, with Mistake next, and Apollo lying away last. At the bottom of Choke Jade Favo measured his lead to a dozen lengths from Chippendale, and so they came on to the flat, when Mistake took third place. Half-way across the flat Chippendale and Mistake joined Favo, who soon afterwards retired from the front altogether, the American coming on in advance of the favourite, who in turn was clear of Out of Bounds. Half-way down Bushes Hill Mistake was done with, and Chippendale, always having Out of Bounds in trouble, came on and won very easily by four lengths; Mistake, who swerved from the extreme right to the extreme left of the course, finished a bad third, and Favo was beaten offTime, by Benson's chronograph, 4 mm. 38^ j sec. 1 Value of the stakes, £530. j

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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, 25 December 1880

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