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EPSOM SPRING.

Al'Kili 22, 28. THE GREAT METROPOLITAN STAKES (Handicap), nt 20 soys each, with SCO soys added. About two miles and a-quartor M Lef acre's b c Zadig, by Lord Lyon— Zira 3 .vrn, 6at 7 b .. .. .. (fomlintoo) 1 Mr Cumberland's See See, 3 yvs, ssk 101b (Martin) 2 Duko of Hamiltoii's Loch Ranza, 3 yrs, Gst Bib (r.ukc) 3 Duke of Beaufort'd Faugh-a-Ballagh, 5 yra, 9=t (Archer) 0 Mr F Walton'g Girofle, sged, Ssii 41b (Donoghtioj 0 L-nd ElleDmero'B Lizzio. 4 yr-i, Bst Sib (Morg.vn) 0 Me R Javdinu'-i Qreenbanb, 4 j rs, 7.t lOib (Fo\vm>n) 0 Count Lohndoxff's Glocke. 4 yrs, 7st 101b (Mor e.i) 0 Jjird Itnaeherj's Kt'tnvo, 4 yr", 'yt 71b (S Loateß) 0 Mr C Brewer's Tortoisesnell, 3 yrs, Gst 121b (Aiv.ull) 0 Betting: 6 to 4 nqsfc Loch Racza, 5 to 1 Fnugh-a-Ballagh, 100 to 8 each iUdig, Glock, and Etfarre, and 100 to 6 each agst See See and Lizzie. Crlocko made the running, and was followed on pnnsuipr the stand by See See, Tortoiseshell, and Faxt^h-a-Ballcgh, aftfer whom came Zadig,

Loch Ranza, and Lizzie, with G-reenbank and Ebfcarre in the rear. There was little alteration in this order until turning out of the straight, when Faugh-a-Ballagh ran up to Glooke. The heavy weight was, however, quickly pulled back, and Glocko went on in front again, followed by See See, Faugh-a-Ballagh, Tortoiseshell, and Girofld, the most prominent of tho others being Zadig and Loch Ranza, with Ettarre still in the rear. On entering the racecourse again, about a mile from home, Tortoiseshell lost a lot of ground by running wide, and See See ran up to Glocke. The leading pair were now dear of Zadig, Faugh- aBallagh, and Girofld, with Loch Ranza next. In this manner they ran until a quarter of a mile from home, where Glocke and Faugh aBallngh were beaten and Zadig took command, being followed by See See and Loch Ranza. At the distance the three closed up, bufc from the bell home Zadig always had the best of See See, and won by a head. Loch Ranza, who made a lot of ground in the last 100 yards, was beaten by thrae-quarters of a length for second place ; Glocke was fourth, Lizzie fifth, and Faugh-a Ballagh next, the last pair being Girofle and Greenbaok. Time, 4 mm. 23 sec. THIS CITY AND SUBURBAN HANDICAP, Of 15 f ovs each, with 600 soys added. One railo and a quarter. ♦ Lord Bradford.) b h Quicklime, by Wcnlock— Duvernay, 6 yra, 7st 61b . . . . (TomHnson) 1 Mr Manton'a Thebais, 6 yra, 9 t 41b . . (8 Loates) 2 Mr J B Cookeoa's Koyal Stag, i yrs, Ost 7lb (P Barrett) 8 Lord Ellosmoro't) Lowland Chief, 6 yrs, 9it 121b • (Wo b) 0 Lord Arlington's St. Blaiste, 4 jrs, 8?t I2li> (F Archer) 0 Mr W G'lbert's Deppair, 6 yrs, 8-t 71b (0 Loates) 0 Mr Walton's Girofle. aged, 7tit)olb (Donohue) 0 Mr TCannou'n fc'nchem, 5 yrs, 7st lib (Booti.v) 0 Mr Hammond's Florence, 4 yrs, 6it 12lb ((.uk'e) 0 Mr H T Barclay's Bon Mote, 4 yr3, 6dt 121b (Bu'iford) 0 Mr J Barnard's Antler, i yr. j , Gst 101b (Rnwlinflon) 0 Mr Walton's Peceivor. 4 yrp, Osb 81b . . (Wall) 0 Lrrd Roaebery'ii Modrcd, i yrd. 6st 7lb (Turner) 0 Mr U Jardino's Springbok, i yra, flat 7ib (Goodway) 0 Mr F T Walton's KUhoionJ, 8 yra, 6=c ai* (White) 0 Mr Lefevre'a Arbalete, i yrs, ssfc 121b (Tom)ioson) 0 Duke of Beaufort a Isliab, 8 yra, 6at 121b (Martin) 0 Mr A Benholm'j Pordita 11, 3 yrs, sst lOHi (Dunn) 0 Mr S Cooper'd Aaphcdel, 8 yrs, 5-it 7ib W Robinson) 0 Mr G F Lafc'a Tibicon, 5-yrs, 6t. 61b i J Woodburn) 0 Mr X O Vjrnei'a Tho Lambklu.S y« o*6 (Q Woodburn) o Betting: 7 to 2 agst St. Blaise, 8 to 1 Florence, 100 to 12 each Lowland Chief and Royal Stapr, 100 to 8 Richmond, 100 to 7 Thebais, 100 to 6 Sachem, 20 to 1 Quicklimo. A long delay took place at tho post, and there were several breaks away ; consequently it was quite throe-quarters of an hour atter the time set for a start to take place before the •competitors were despatched on their journey. Richmond was first to draw out, and had Despair in close attendance, while St. Blaise, Springbok, Thebais, Lowland Chief, Modred, Florence, and Quicklime came next, and these were followed by Asphodel, Lambkin,> and Sa Imm, the two last being Bern More and Girofle. When they reached the mile-post Ishah took up the running, and was followed by Springbok, Despair, St. Blaise, Modred, Lambkin, Florence, Richmond, and Deceiver, and after these were Quicklime and Pordita 11, with Lowland Chief and Thebais in company next. At the top of the hill Springbok went on wifch a slight lead of Despair, whne St. Blaise was third on the inside and Florence lying next, tho succeeding division, including Lambkin aud Perdita 11, with Quicklime, close up. As they rounded Tattenham Corner St. Blaise wont on in advance of Modred and Despair, whilst Richmond drew up on the inside, with Thobais on the top ground, and Perdita IT and Royal Stag the most prominent of the rest ; and thug they ran until crossing the road, St. Blaise being followed by Perdita II ; but a quarter of a mile from home St. Blaise, Perdita 11, Modred, and Despair were done with, and Quicklime and Thebais became the leaders. The former of the latter pair, however, had the best of the contest, and won by half a length. Royal Stag, who took third place at the stand, was three lengths from Thebais ; Richmond was fourth, Perditn II fifth, Arbaloto sixth, Modred seventh, Benmore eighth, Lambkin ninth, Florence tenth, Ishah eleventh, Antler twelfth, Deceiver and Springbok next. Girofle' headod the rest, who were whipped in by Despair, Lowland Chief, and St. Blaise. Time, 2 mm. 10 sec.

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EPSOM SPRING., Otago Witness, Issue 1699, 14 June 1884

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EPSOM SPRING. Otago Witness, Issue 1699, 14 June 1884

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