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RACING IN ENGLAND. DONCASTER. September 18.

THE DONCASTER STAKES, Of ID so\ s each, with ."00 added, for three-year-olds, Colts, Sst 101b : fillies, Sst (ib, with penalties and allowances. Mile and a halt. Prince Soltykoff's Channian, by Bertram orGalopin out ot Lucetta, Sst Clb (carried Sst 8lb) (T. Cannon) 1 Lord Zetland's St. Helena, Sst 01b (J. Snowden) 2 Lord Bradford's Invention, Sst 101b (carried Sst lllb) ... ... ... (F. Archer) 3 Mr Lambton'a I'iueolino. Sst 10!b (T. Bruukslmw) 0 Betting : 6 to 5 on HI. Helena, 8 to 1 agst Charmiau, 5 to 1 agst Invention, and 20 to 1 agst Piccolino. Invention was first away, but Channian settled down with a long lead of Invention and St. Helena, with Piccolino lying last. In this order they ran until a quarter of a mile from home, when St. Helena drew to the front, but Charuiian headed her again in the last fifty yards and won by two lengths ; a bad third. Piccolino was beaten off. THE DONCASTER CUP, Value 300 soys, added to asweesptakes of 10 soys each, with 100 soys added. Weight for age, with penalties and allowances. Cup course (about 2 miles and 5 furlongs). Mr I 'Alison's Hambledon, by Standard out of Gisela, 3 yrs, 7st Olb ... ... (J. Fagan) 1 Mr Lowthe'r's King Monmouth, 3 yrs, 7st 9lb(carried 7st 101b) ... ... (C. Wood) 2 Mr Craig's Blue Grass, ."> yrs, Ost ... (J. Watts) 3 Baron do Rothschild's Louis dOr, aged, 9st 71b (T. Cannon) 0 Betting : 11 to Bon King Monmouth, 9to 4 agst Hambledon, 8 to 1 agst Blue Grass, and 10 to 1 agst Louis d'Or. Blue Grass was first away, and led for a furlong, when he was pulled back, and Harabledon settled down with a long lead of Blue Grass and Louis dOr, with the favourite lying last. They ran in Indian file until a mile from home, where Louis dOr tailed off, and Hambledon held a long lead until entering the straight, where Blue Grass and King Monmouth took closer order with the leader, but they were both in trouble two distances from home, and Hambledon, making all the running, won in a canter by six lengths; a bad third. Time— 4 njui. 3S sec.

- " * ENGLISH. The Harden Deer Park sale on September 22 was a great success, several of the eighty lots offered fetching good prices. Lord Wolverton paid 1000 guineas for Lady Peregrina, a six-year-old mare by Toxopholite (Musket's sire) ; while the same buyer gave 1300 guineas for Mosquito, an eleven-year-old sister to Musket. The stallions were passed in at the following figures : — George Frederick, 4500 guineas ; Beaudesert, 2500 guineas. Plaisanterie appears to have been well backed for the Csesarowitch from the time that the weights came out. The figures of the leading jockeys, up to September 19, are as under : —

ivir 11. 1 ecK S woiiuunui owu-jruar-uiu uuiu, The Bard, has retired into winter quarters, with sixteen victories and not a single defeat to his name. Mr Vyner's colt Minting, who has extraordinary good wins to his credit— including the Champagne Stakes and Middle Park Plate — has advanced to the short price of 4 to 1 for next year's Derby, which will not be run for six months to come.

F. Archer C. Wood G. Barrett A. Giles J. Watts F. Barrett J. Fagan J. Woodburn J. Snowden A. White , . T. Camion F Webb S. Loates K. Tomlhison J. Osborne M ilounts. 4liß 402 -132 \ ... 205 2xS 310 131 177 142 238 153 132 232 1(55 101 i _..r..l i liosr. 2:(j 288 ;io2 232 lflti 2.'i7 115 ' 1I(> lit 212 127 107 208 l'U 81 Won. 182 114 80 63 (52 53 36 31 28 26 26 25 24 21 20 n.

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RACING IN ENGLAND. DONCASTER. September 18., Otago Witness, Issue 1773, 14 November 1885

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