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RACING IN ENGLAND.

EPSOM SUMMER. May 27, 28, 29. the woodcote stakes, Ot 20 soys each, with 500 sov3 added, for two-year-olds; colts, Batl2lb ; fillies, B it 91b; three-quirtors of a mile. Duke of PorMand'B b c Rosy Morn, by Kosicrucian — Sounio Kitie, 89t121b .. (P. Archer) 1 B ran Kirsch's Laverock, 83t12ib.. (Cannon) 2 M. C. J. Lofovre's Ducat, 83t 121b .. (Wobb) 3 Mr Kruckcnberg's lotne, Bst 9.b .. (VVooo) 0 Betting : 5 to 2 .on Rosy Morn, 7 to 1 each agat Laverock and Ducat, and 10 to 1 agst lerne. An excellent start sent the quartette on their way on even terms, and on settling down Rosy Morn went to the hoad of affairs, followed by Ducat, with the other pair lying side by side at their heels for half the journoy, when the Frenchman took up the running, out entering the straight was again passed by the favourite two distances from home. Laverock took second place, and at the Bell made his effort, but could not overhaul the favourite, who easily Bhook him off, and won cleverly by three lengths, , THE DERBY. We have already published a pretty full account of this race as telegraphed to the American papers, and there is little now to add. M. de Rothschild declared to win with Talisman in preference to Woodstock, but Sir J. Willoughby made no declaration, and it was understood that both Queen Adelaide and Harvester would be ridden out on their merits. After his reported accident a few days before tho race Harvester was almost knocked out of tho betting, and at the start he was quoted at 100 to 7. St. Gatien appears to have lain in a good position throughout the race, vr\th Harvester behind him. The former looked all over a winner a short distance from home, but Harvester collared him at the Bell, and, breasting the hill like a lion, was just in time to make a dead heat of it, the pair running locked together for the last few strides. EP3OM GRAND PRIZE, 01 1003 sov3 for tho winner and 203 soya for tha breeder of the winner, with a sweepstakes of 25 boys each added. For three-vear-oldo ; colts, Bst 101b ; flllieg, Sst 51 h. Penalties aad allowances. One mile and a quarter. Mr Ciostb'd b f Cherry, by Sterling— Cherry Duchess, 89tl2tb .. .. (f. Archer) 1 Lord Rosebery'a Kinsky, 83t 101b ■ (Gannon) 2 Mr H. Chaplin's Magdalen, 7flt 121b (P, ftoesifcer) 3 Mr C. Blenton's Wickham, Bst 101b (E. RosaiterJ 0 Lord Bradford'o Bay Oorau-, Ba* 31b (TomlinsoD) 0 Mr Garard's Sh Medard, SJst 1011) (&. Loatea) 0 Mr R. Jardino'n Bonnie Chad c, B }t 31b (Hatt) 0 Mr Lefevrr'a Hermitage, Bstlolb .. (Oonter) 0 Mr W. Leitrh'a Cimranile, Bsu 101b . (Giles) 0 Mr W. A. Lone's Oombr, SjtSlb.. (Morgan) 0 Mr Leißh'B Pantail, 85t Bib .. (Wood) 0 Mr H. Marshall's Uon, Bat 31b . . (r>harpe) 0 M de Rothschild's Woodstock, Bsfc 10!b (C. Loatet) 0 Betting : 6to 4 agst Cherry, 100 to 30 Fantail, 6 to 1 Kinsky and St. Medard. The first to mako tho running wan Campanilp, who soon drew clear away from Fantail and St. Medand, Condor whipping in. At the mile-post Woodstock took second place behind Campanile, the pair boiug followed by Hermitage and Don. As they descendod the hill Woodstock retired, and Hermitage and St. Medard went on second and third, with Fantail and Cherry at the bead of the others. A quarter of a mile from home " Campanile was done with, and Cherry went to the front, and, stalling oil' a. challenge from Kinsky at the

distance, won a good race by half a length. Magdalen was a bad third, St. Medard fourth. Time, 2 mm. 12 1-5 sec. ,

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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 1704, 19 July 1884

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