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A London photographer named Hendeison succeeded in' getting a perfect sun-picture of Derby.jUst at the moment when Shotover drew ,up to Quicklime,; .Crowds, stands, and all surroundings are in detail. ' The picture is said to have been takon in the 250 th part of a second ' and while the horses we're' going at the rate of ; 'about 50 feet a second. " , ' - „ , The sale, of, Mr Waring's yearlings realised - 6700 guineas— *>r an average, of 172 guineas for* the 39 lots. highest price was 1030 guineas, jgLven by Alec Taylor for a colt by King Iftd— ' .Strategy. ' • . . ! • < •<* . At Stockbridge races the Beaufort Handicap * (not the St.- Clair Handicap as telegraphed), was won by , Mr ' Keene's \ American colt Golden !Grate,-Bst 4ib, beating three others. Petrbnel won Her Majesty's Plate only after a hard fight : with Wolaieley, and .the Musket horse is said jto be nothing l|ke so good as he was last year. , \ ' At^ Four, Oaks Park, on June 27th, the valuable Midland Foal Plate, of 1000 soys, fell to Mr Leigh's crack" filly Rookeijf, by Hampton —Hippodrome; who gave a stone or more to everything in the race, and won in a caater. ; The leading ■ jocjeeysf winning mounts op to June 23rd were as follow : — ' Mounts: 1 " ' Lost. Won. ' Archer, F. .. 203 '.. 133 72 , Wood, C., .. 221 ..168 .. % , Fordbam, G. .. 112 .. 77 . 35 ; Barrett, G. :. 166 ' .. 131 .'.' 3S' Cannon, T. •.. , .101 ... 74 ..80

Barrett rode' seven- winners at Newton races The 3p yearlings of the Hampton Court Stud realised 4756 guineas, or an average of 158 ' guineas. ■ him ' i ~'~*^; ■ , < An English, paper states that William Days ' book, "The Racehorse in Training," has 4tu» .' into a fourth edition, and has been translated into.several languages. At Newcastle' races on June 2ftth Petronel won Her^Majesty's Plate, of 200 guineas!' The Searton Delaval^ Stakes, of 500 soys (for two- ' year-olds), was won ;by MrC. Perkins'' Chisle-' hurst, by Beauclerc— Empress ; while the same owner took the Newcastle Handicap with Marylebone. "The Northumberland Plate Handicap, of 600 soys, had 11 competitors, of whom the Duke of Beaufort's cok Fauch-a-Ballagh (6st 71b) -was made a hot favourite, bufc he was never, in. it, the winner taming up in Mr Bragg's Victor Emmanuel (Bst), with Mr ■ Stevenson's Novice (7st 21b>' second, Mr 1 R. Cook's Champion (sst 91b) third. The Monk- ' Chester Plate, of 3GQ-Bovs (for two-year-olds), was won by M^.C. Perkins' Beaumaris,by Rosicruwan— Bonnie Bells. The North Derby, of 500 soys, vfas secured by Mr W. Sandersons Mermaide'a, by Speculum— Shylock's.

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ENGLISH., Otago Witness, Issue 1604, 19 August 1882

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ENGLISH. Otago Witness, Issue 1604, 19 August 1882

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