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RACING IN ENGLAND.

NEWMARKET SECOND OCTOBER MEETING.

OCTOBEE 12, 13, 14.

THE MIDDLE PARK PLATE, Of 600 soys, added to a Sweepstakes of 30 soys each, 20ft for two-year-olds ; colts, Bst 101b, fillies and geldings, Bst 71b ; winners extra ; the second received 200 soys, and the third 100 soys out of tho stakes; Bretby Stakes Course (6 fur); entrance 3 soys ; 120 subs. Lord Rosebery's b f Kermesse, by Cremorne out of Hazeldean, 9st, (including 71b extra) (Cannon) 1 Mr P. Lorillard's Gerald, Ost, (including 41b extra) , Mr W. S. Crawfurd's eh f Sfc. Marguerite, Bst lllb (including 41b extra) .. .. (Fordham) 3 Mr I. Bate's br c Adrastus, Ost, (including 41b extra) .. .. ..(H. Jeffery) 0 Duke of Beaufort's b c Auriga, Sst 101b (W. Macdonald) 0 Lord Bradford's Battlefield, Sst 101b (J. Osborne) O Lord Cadosjan's Carlylo, Ost, (including 41b ext-a) (Watts) O Mr Craven's br c Laureate, Bst 101b .. (Goater) 0 Mr R. S. Evans' Marden, Bst 101b . . (F. Archer) OMr Grosvenor's Shotovor, Bst 71b . . (C. Wood) O Mr J. H. Houldsworth's eh c Springkoll Bst 101b ' (Lemaire) 010 1 Sir W. A. Lethbridgo'a eh f Cloistress, Bst 71b ' ' (Morbey) 0 Mr C. Porkins' Bonaparte, Bst 101b (Snowden) 0 Betting: Even &a Kermesae, 5 to 2 agsfe Marden, 10 to 1 agnt Laureate, 100 to 9 agst Gerald, 20 to 1 agsb Bonaparte, 28 to 1 agst St. Marguerite, 33 to 1 agsfc Carlyle, and 60 to 1 each agst Shotover and Adr&sfcus. The fhg fell without a failure to & splendid start, iv which Battlefield, Springkell, Cloistre?a, Adrastus, and Bonaparte w«re plnced on.

tho right, Auriga', Laureate, Carlyle, and Gerald in the centre, and St., - Marguerite, Kermesee, Shotover,' and Marden 'on lue left.

Tho first to break the line were Gerald and Kermease, and they made joint tunning fe* 300 yards, after which the favourite settled down in slight command from St. Marguerite, the pair being followed by Gerald, Laureate, Mfti-'den and Shotover to the bushes, where Springkell, Cloistress, and' Auriga dropped out of tho race. Carlyla and Laureate were also beaten half-way down the hill, and Cannon having taken a pull at the favourite, she waa rejoined by Gerald and Sfc Marguerite, and the, trio came into the Abingdon Mile . bottom, almost abreast, and a length or so clear of Marden and Shotover. ' The last-named pair drew nut in climbing the hill, and as soon, as Kermosse was asked a question, she shot ahead, and, takiog the pull out of St M&rgurite and Gerald in half-a-dczm strides, won easily by a length from the American, half as far separating the second and third. Marden was fourth, three lengths off, Shotover and Bonapnrt fifth and sixth, these being well clear of Auriga, Laura, Battlefield, ' and Carlyle, with Cloistress and Springkell the last two. Time, 1 mm 20 2-sjec. Value of the stakes, £2817. THE CHAMPION STAKES

Of 20 soys each, h-ffc, with 1000 added ; three-year" olds Bst 41b, four 9st 41b, five and upwards 9st 61b ; mares allowed 31b ; second received 10 per cent. and the third 5 per cent, on the whole stake ; entrance 4 soys ; A.F. (1 mile 2 f urlonga 73 yards) ; 171 subs, 33 of whom declared 4 soys ft. Lord Alington's eh c Bend Or, by Doncasfcer— Rouge Rose, 4 yrs, Ost 41b .'. '' (F. Archer) 1 Mr C. Blanton's b c Scobell, 3 yrs, Bst 41b

(Rossiter) 2 Mr P. Lorrilard's Iroquois, 3 yrs, Sat 41b „ .-> (C.Wood) 3 Mr W. S. Crawfurd's ro c Buchanan, 4 yrs, 9st 41b (Fordham) 0 Mr R. S. Evan's b c Falkirk, 3 yrs, Bst 41b (Rawlinson) 0 Lord Falmouth's Muriel, 4 yrs, 9sfc lib (Cannon) 0 Duko of Hamilton's Jiddler, 3 yrs, Bst 41b (Watts) 0 Count F. de Lagrange's Albion, 3 yrs, Bst 41b (Goater) 0 Betting : 6 to 4 on Bend Or, 9to 4 agst Iroquois, 8 to 1 agst tSeobell, and 33 to 1 each agst Muriel and Fiddler. '

.Falkirk, in the middle of the course, made .steady running from Fiddler and Scobell on tbe righti Bend Or and Jroquois following in thoir track, with Muriel and Albion side by side on the left, and Buchanan in the rear. The improvement of pace at theT.Y.O. winning post was caused by Fiddler depriving Falkirk of tho command, and Scobell attended him to the bushes, where they changed places, and came down the, hill in front of Bend Or, Ircquois, acd Muriel. The Fiddler was disposed of before reaching the dip, and, with Iroquois beaten as soon as he attempted to climb the hill,' Muriel made a bit of a show on her side, having much earlier lost the company of Albion. Still she was unable to quite secure the five per cents.,, and, although Archer rode Bend Or sharply until half-way up the hill to get on terms with Scobel), he had no .-noner drawn level than the voidiot waa secure, and won easily at last by three parts of a length. Iroquois was a bad third, jußi; clear of Muriel, with Fiddler fifth, Buchanan and Falkirk next, and Albion last. Time, 2 mm. 23 3-5 sec. Value of the stake, £2087. HER MAJESTY'S PLATE,

Of 300 guineas ; three-year-olds Bst lib ; four, five, six, and aged, 9st ; last two miles of tho Cesarewitch Course ; 7 subscribers. Puke of Beaufort's bk c Petronel, by Musket out of Crytheia, 4yrs, 9st .. .. (F. Archer) 1 Lord Bradford's Chippendale, 5 yra, Ost (J. Osborne) 2 Mr C. J. Lefevre's Eusobe, 3 yrs, Bst lib (W. Macdonald) 3 Prince SoltykoS's Eurus, 4 yrs, Ost . . (Rossiter) i Botling : Evens on Chippendale aud 21 to 20 against Petronel. Eurus made play, and was followed at a clear interval by Chippendale, 4 Euuebe, and Petronel to within half a mile from home, when Eurus had Bhot his bolt, ' Tht lead waa then taken by Chippendale,, with Euaebe on his right and Petronel on his left to the bushes, where the last-named 1 changed sides, the three year- old aa well as Chippendale showing &n inclination to hang to the left. Eusebe cut it in a most unmistakable manner as be entered the Abingdon Mile bottom, and with Chippendale also tacking across the course when challenged by Petronel, the latter, who finiohed as straight as a gun barrel, forged ahead, and wun an exciting raoe by three parts of a length ; a bad third. THE NEWMARKET DERBY,

A sweepstakes of 25 soys each, 10 forfeit, with 300 added, for three-year-olds ; colts Bat 111b, and fillies Sat 71b ; the second 100 soyp out of the stakes ; penalties and allowances ; the last mile and a half of the 8.C. ; 44 subscribers. Mr P. Lorillard's br c Iroquois, by Leamington out of Moggie 8.8., 9st 41b (in 7 extra) (V. Webb) 1 Mr R. Jardine's b c Ishmael, Bst lllb (J. Osborne) 2 Lord Faltnouth's Lennoxlove, Bst 321b (F. Archer) 3 Mr Leopold de Rothschild's Lord Ohelmsford,, Bsfc 41b .. .. •• (Fordham) 4 Betting: 6 to 4 againat Iroquoiß, 9 to 4 against lalimael, 4 to 1 agaiußt Lord Chelmaf ord, and 6 to 1 against Lennoxlove. lehmael cut out the work from Lord Chelmgford and Iroquois, with Lennoxlove laid off to the Red Poist, where Lord Chelmsford compounded, and was passed by Lennoxlove. The lasi-named wan eooti afterwards in trouble, and Iroquois waited upon Ishmael until a hundred yardß from home, when ho drew ahead, and won in a canter by three parts of a length ; a bad tuiid. i Value of the stakes, 075 sovb,

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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 1569, 10 December 1881

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