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RACING IN ENGLAND.

EPSOM SUMMER. July sth. The Australasian's English correspondent gives the following partionlaraj concerning the oontesta for the Oiks and the Epsom Gold Cup :— THE OAKS STAKES, Of 60 soys each, h. ft. For three-year-olds fillies, Sat 10lb each. The owner of the second filly to receive 300 sovß, and the third 150 soys out of the stakes. About a mile and a-half, starting- at ttie New High Level Starting Post. 132 subs. Mr W. S. Ciawfurd'ai eh f Thebuis, by Hermit—Devotion .. .. .. (Fordhain) % Mr Perkins' br f Lucy Glitters, by SpeculumBicycle .. .. .. (Moigan) 2 Lord Rosebory's Myra, by Doncaster — Csarina (T Cannon) 3 Baron Schickler's b f Perplexite, by Perplexe— dam by King lorn . . . . (Hopkins) 0 Duke of Hamilton's eh f Thora, by Doncaster— Freia .. .. .. (Watts) 0 Mr J. H. Houldswoith's b f Napoli, by MacaroniSunshine .. .. (Lemaire) 0. Mr .Norman's eh f Meteora, by Thunderbolt— Hazeldcan .. .. .. (F Wobb) 0 ! Mr W. S. Crawf urd's br f Traveller's Joy, by Adventurer— Wild Myitle .. (Gallon) 0 Lord Wilton's f Sand.a, by Wenlock— Sandel (W. Macdonald) 0 Jsr J. M. Brook's b f E?s, by Prince Charlie— Jane (Goater) 0 Mr Perkins' bl t Caper Sauce, by Onslow or Cucumber— Hygeia .. .. .. (JOsborue) o ord Hastings' Queen's Messsage, by Queen's MesBenger—Prowesg „ „ (Archer) 0 Setting At starting 5 6 to 4 on Thebais, 10 to

1 each agefc Thora and Caper Sauoe, 14 to 1 aggfc Queen's Message. iOO to 6 each agst Meteora aud Lucy Glitters, 20 to 1 agsfc Myra, 25 to 1 aget Perplexi'e, This wisa more canter for Thebais, as Fordham oamo out and won by about three lengths anyhow. The race between Robert the Devil a?id Bend Or for the Epsom Gold Cup, value 500 soya, wei/i!\i for ago, one 'mile aud a half, produced terrificexciiemenr, fcnt I have no time before the mail closes to ko into particulars, and I do not care to spoil whal I shall have to send in, my next. Suffica it to say that the betting waa very heavy, and notwithstanding Archer being up, 6to 4 was laid on the Devil. The race was a great sm prise, for last year's Derby winner had the foot of his opponent all the way, and won very easily indeed; the distance, a mile and a- half, not far enough for Eobert, I think. But more next mail oh the subject. . Ut Ji ASCOT, June 14th, 16th, 16th. THE PRINCE OP WALES STAKE 9, Of 1000 soys, added to a sweepstake of 60 soys each, for three-year-olds. Colts, Bst 101b ; fillies, Bst 61b. Penalties and allowances. One mile five furlongs. Eighty.Beven entries. Mr P. Lorillard's br c Iroquois, by LeamingtonMaggie B. 8., 9st 51b .. .. (F. Archer) 1 Mr F. Gretton's br c Geologist, by Sterling— Siluria. Bsblolb .. .. .. .' g Lord Falmouth's b c Great Carle, by MacaroniQueen Bertha, Bst 101b .. .. „3 Mr M'lntoah's eh c Culloden, by Flageolet—Feu-de-joie, Bst3lb .. .. .. „. q Lord Rosebery's b c Voluptuary, by Cremome— Miss Evelyn, Bst 101b .. .. .. q Count de Lagrange's b c Maskeljne, by Albert Victor -Palmistry, Bst 101b .. ..0 Prince Batthyany's br c Neopbite, by Galopin— Penitent, Sat 31b .. .. ..0 Botting : sto 4 ag*t Iroquoia At the start Culloden jumped away with the lead, and made the running at a strong pace, clear of Neopbite, Voluptuary, and Geologist, with Greab Carle next. As they came along Swinley Bottom Culloden held the lead by about 20 lengths. He was followed by Volup< tuary, Maekelyne, Geologist, and Iroquois, in the order named, till three-quarters of a mile from home, when Culloden was beaten by Voluptuary, Neophite, and Great Carle, who came on together until half-way up the straight* when they were joined by Ircquois and Geolo^ giat ; the former winning a good race by half a, length before Geologist, with Great. Carle a bad third, and Maskelyne, Neophite, Voluptuary, and Culloden finishing in the order named- Time, 3 vain. 4 sec. THE GOLD VASE, Giren by Her Hajesty, added t a sweepstakes of 20 soys each. Two miles. Lord Falmouth'a ,b m Ambassadress, by Queen's Messenger— Pretence, 4 yrs .. „ X Mr If. E. Beddington's b c Monarch, by Kingcraft —Scotch Thistle, 3 yrs .. .. ..2 Sir J. D. Astley'e eh h Peter, by Hermit— Lady Masham, 6 yrs „ „ .. g Ouly three ran. ASCOT STAKES HANDICAP, Of 600 soys, added to a sweepstakes of 25 soys each* About two miles. Forty nominations. Mr R. Jardine's eh h Teviotdale, by Tynedale—Performer, 4 yrs, Bst 21b .. .. .. i Lord Rosebery's eh h Prudhomme, by Cymbal— Preude, 4 yrs, Bst .. .. ..2 Lord Bradford's b h Retreat, by Hermit— Quick March, 4 yrs, 7st 71b .. .. ..dlgt* Estreat came in first, but was disqualified for running against Teviotdale, and the stakes were awarded to the latter. Teviotdale won the same race last year, carrying 6at 131b. CORONATION STAKEB, A sweepstakes of 100 sevs each, with 300 added. For" three-year-old fillies; Bst 101b each. Penalties and allowances. Old mile. 43 nominations. Lord Rosebery's b f Armorica, by Victorious— Anderida, Bst 31b .. .. .. % Mr F. Gretton's eh f Isola Madre, by Sterling— Igola Bella, Bst 31b .. .. .. Jj Lord Bradford's br fby Galopin— Adversity, Bst 31b 3 Mr P. Lorillard's b f Seneca, by Strachino or Saxon — Ganista, Bst 31b .. .. „ Of The naine3 of the first two are yery badly telegraphed, and the winner may prove to boMr Legh'a filly Manzanilla, by Pero GomezBill of Fare. Seven started. ASCOT DERBY, A sweepstakes of 50 soys each, with 500 soys added* Colts, bst 101b; fillies, Bst 61b. Penalties and allowances. Swinley course. Forty-three nomitions. Count de Lagrange's b c Maskelyne, by Albert Victor Palmistry, Bst 101b .. „ 1 Mr P. Lorillard's b c Passaic, by Longfellow— Jury, 83t31b .. .. .. .. $ Lord Falmouth's b c Lennoxlove, by Scottish Chief —Ladylove, Bit 101b .. .. „ S Lord Kosebery's b c Town Moor, by Doncaster— buxine, Bst 101b . . . . . . 0 Captain Machell's eh c Cumberland, by King Lud— Luffra, Bst 31b .. .. .. .. 0 Count do Lagrange's eh c Leon, by Gabier — La Favorite, Bst 101b .. .. „0 THE ROYAL HUNT CUP, A piece of plate value 600 boys, added to a handicap swen-iofcakes of 25 soys each. New mile. 83 sub 3. Sir J. D. Astley's eh h Peter, by Hermit— Lady Mesham, 5 yrs . . . . . . . . 1 Lord Bradford's br h Sword Dance, by Tomahawk — Duvernay, 4 yrs . . . . . . 2 Duke of Beaufort's br h Petronel, by Musket— Crytheia, 4 yrs . . . . . . . . 8 Mr P. Lorillard's eh h Mistake, by Waverley— Misfortune, 4 yrs . . . . .. 0 Mr J. R. Keen's b c Bookmaker, by Bonnie Scotland—Juniata, 3 yrs .. .. .. O Fifteen others ran. The weights had not been declared when the mail left. THE NEW STAKES, Of. 600 soys., added to a sweepstakes of 10 soys. each. Colts, Bst 101b ; fillies, Bst 71b ; with certain penalties. Two-year-old course. 92 nominations. Lord Falmouth's b f Cam Bre, by Cremome- Crann Tair, Bst 71b .. .. .. .. 1 Mr T. Radmall's b c Kingdom, by Kingcraft— Light, Bitlolb .. .. .. -2 Mr J. R. Keane's General Scott and seven others also ranASCOT GOLD CUP, Of 1300 soys, added to a sweepstakes of 20 sovb. each* Three-year-olds, 7st 71b ; four, 9it ; five, six, and! aged, 9st 41b. Mares and geldings allowed Sib. Two miles and a-half. Second horse to receiver 200 fovs. from the stakes, third 100 soys. 24 nominations. Messrs Brewer and Blanton'sbr h Robert the Devil, 1 by Bertram— Cast Off, 4 yrs, 9st Duke ef Beaufort's br h Petronel, by Musket— Crytheia, 4 yrs, 9st „ .. ..2 Messrs Brewer and Blanton's eh h Exeter, by Cathedral—Lady Sophie, 6 yrs, 9st 41b . . 3 Mr J. R. Keene'a b c Foxhall, by King AlfonsoJamaica, 3. yrs,, 7st 71b . .. ..O Loid Bradford's eh h Zealot, by Hermit-Zelle, 4 yra, 9st .. .. .. .. 0 At the r-tarl Eseter cut out the work at aits u;lc.)\ile pace, with a deny lead of Robert the D^vii, who was jusc in front of Foxhall wihh l?e!.rouel and Zealot side by side. This otclor was mtiintaititd to the firac turn, where Robert the Bsavil drew eloslT to Exeter, the p«r being woil in advai.co of th« others. When a uailo from homo Exeter took a lead of three lengitiy. and at tuo same time improved the pace. Poxoall was then clear of his foimer companion. Ri^ect the Devil gradually drow up ftctl bunded Exeter on entering the . straight, and, despite » challenge by Fuxhalll and Zealot, wen in a common canter by five) lengths, ttlsh r. neck between Petjonel and Ex<-.t<;i'. Bend Or was nominated, but does not appear to have 8 arted. ROUS MEMORIAL STAKES, Of 1000 boys, added to a Bweepstake of 10 soys each Three-year-olds to carry 7st 81b : four. Bat 101b five and upwards, Bet 121b, Fillies Allowed 81b r

Penalties and allowances. New mile. 134 subscribers. Duko of Beaufort's br h Petronel, by Musket - Crytheia, 4yra,9st6lb .. .. •• * Mr R. Jardine's b c Ishmael, by Adventurer— Linn, 3yrs. 7stßlb .. ••,„"„ i" Lord Wilton's br h Toastmaster, by Brown BreadMayoress, 4 yrs, Bst 101b .. .. „ •• X Mr P. Lorillard's br h Wallenstein, 4 yrs, Bst 101b . . 0 Mr J. R. Keene's b c Don Fulano, 3 yrs, 7st 81b .. 0 Five other horses started, but Iroquois and Foxball appear to have been scratched. Petronel's name does not appear among tho entries ; but after our experience of Fcxhall in the Grand Prix it will not do to express doubts about the winner. ST. JAMES 1 PALACE STAKES, A sweepstakes of 100 soys each, with 300 soys added. For three-year-olds. Colts, 9st ; fillies, Bst lllb. Old mile. 28 nominations. Mr P. Lorillard's br c Iroquois, by Leamington— CoS^liagrange's eh c'Leon, by'babier-La Favorite .. •• •• •• i Only two started, and Ircquois won in a canter. NEW BIENNIAL STAKES, ' Of 800 soys. added to a sweepstakeß of 16 soys each. For two and three-year-olds. Two, 7st 21b; three, 9'st. Mr Craven's b ' c ' Skipetar, by Rotherhill— Miss • Vivian • • • » . '• • • • * Lord Rosebery'B br c Roysterer, .by Cremorne— Mr Alexander's b f Golden Eye, by General, PeelPintail • • ••■ •• •• I Mr J. K. Keene's b c Bookmaker .. .. 0 Two others ran.

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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 1551, 30 July 1881

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