RACING IN ENGLAND.
ASCOT. June 18.
THE ST. JAMES' PALACE STAKES, Of 100 soys each, half forfeit, with 300 added, for three-year-olds— colts 9st, fillies 9st lllb; second to receive 200 soya out of the stakes, and third to Bave stake. One mile. ', Lord Bradford's Sheraton, by Springfield out of ' Adversity, Bst 71b ... ... (J Oaborne) 1 Mr C J Lefevre's Ducat, flst ... (T' Cannon) 2 Mr Manton's Sweet Willie, Bst 71b ... (G Barrett) 3 Lord Alington's Luminary ..flst ... (F Archer) 0 Lord Calthorpe's St. Horiorat, Bst 71b (P Webb) 0 Mr T E Walker's Greenwich, 9st ... (A Giles) 0 Betting : 6 to 5 agst St. Honorat, 6 to 1 Luminary, 100 to 15 Greenwich, 8 to 1 Sheraton, and 10 to 1 Ducat. Greenwich was first away, and made the running from Luminary and Sheraton, then following St. Honorat, with Ducat in the rear. They ran thus for about a quarter of a mile, when Luminary drew to the front, Greenwich, St. Honorat, and Sheraton following in the order named until two distances from home. Here the favourite, Luminary, and, Greenwich were beaten, and Sheraton, taking up the running shortly after passing the Spagnolette board, won in a canter by three lengths ; a bad third. ' THE GOLD CUP, Value 1000 soys, with 200 for the second and 100 for third, udded to a sweepstakes of 20 soys each. Weight for age. About two miles and a-half. Mr J Hammond's St. Gatien.'by Rotherhill or The Hover (by Blair Athol) out of St. Editha, 4 yrs, Ost ..'. ... ... (C Wood) 1 Mr F Gebhardt's b h Eole, by Eolus out of War Song, nged, 9st 41b ... ... (T Cannon) 2 Mr J Hammond's The Dutchman, by Dutch, Skater out of Creole, 5 yrs, 9st 41b ' (F Webb) 3 Mr J Foy's Scot Free, by Macgregor out of Celibacy, 4 yrs, flst ... ... (J Osborne) 0 Betting : 100 to 30 on St. Gatien, 100 to 15 agst Scot Free, 10 to 1 Bole, and 33 to 1 The Dutchman. At a slow pace The Dutchman made the running from St. Gatien and Bole,' with Scot Free last, and so. they ran to the Stand, on passing which Bole closed with The Dutchman, and they went on dear of the other pair, who were running side by side, until reaching the Swinley starting past, where Scot Free dropped into the rear again. Eole and The Dutchman kept close company, with St. Gatien treading their heels off, until half-way through the Swinley Bottom, where Eole took a clear lead of The Dutchman and St. Gatien, while Scot Free, who had all along been running anything but generously, now dropped away several lengths in the rear. Eole came on in front of The Dutchman and the favourite until half-way up the straight,
where St. Gatien took second place, and, heading Bole' inside the distance, won in a canter by three lengths ; a bad third. Time, 4 mm. 53 3-5 sec. ROUS MEMORIAL STAKES. Of 40 sovr each, with 1000 added; weight for ago ; penalties and maiden allowances ; second received 100 soys. New mile. _ 107 subs. Lord Bradford's Isobar, by Isonomy out of Remorse, 3 yrs, 7et 41b ... ' (X Tomlinson) 1 Duke of WestraineUr's Duko of Richmond, 4 yra, SstlOlb ... ' ' .i. ... (F Archer) 3 Lord Zetland'! Prism, 5 yrs, est 51b (J Watt) 3 Mr J H Houldsworth's Royal Fern, 4 yrs, Bst 101b (J Osborne) 0 • Mr L de Rothsohild's Lucerne, 6 yrs, 9st Blb (T Cannon) 0 Mr J Foy's Jacob, 3 yrfl, 7st 41b (W Chaloner) 0 Betting : 13 to Bon Duke of Richmond, 4to agst Prism, 8 to 1 Lucerne, 20 to 1 Isobar, and 25 to 1 Royal Fern. Isobar, on the right, jumped off with a clear lead of Jacob in the centre of the course and Lucerne on the left, with Prism and Duke of Richmond lying off for six furlongs, where the favourite took second place. He, however, failed to reach Isobar, who made all the running, and won in a canter by fifteen lengths; a bad third,
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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 1759, 8 August 1885
RACING IN ENGLAND. Otago Witness, Issue 1759, 8 August 1885
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