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RACING IN ENGLAND.

NEWMARKET HOUGHTOX.

Ocjobee 26, 27, 28, 29.

CAMBRIDGESHIRE STAKES,

Of 2^tovs each, with so added by the Jockey Club. Second received lOOsov/j, and third saved his slake One mile MOyds. 97 subs. Mr W Gilbert's b h The Sailor Prince, by Albert Victor— Hermita, 6yrs, 7st 71b ... (While) 1 Mr Manton's St Mirin, 3yrs, Bst 61b [car Bst 7b] (Archer) 2 Mr Somers' Carlton, 3yrs, 6st 131b (J Woodburn) 3 Lord Hustings' Mel'on,4yrs, 9at 71b (Cannon) 0 Bnron de Hirsch's Althorp, 4yrs, 7sb 121b [allowed Sib] . ... ... ... (Day) 0 Mr J R Gubbins' Ashplant, 3yrs, Bat 21b (Lashmar) 0 Pi ince Soltykoff 's Mephisto, 3yrs, Bat lib (Arnull) 0 Mr Craven's Campbell, 4yrs, 7st 71b [allowed Sib] i Coker) 0 General O Williams' Cohort, (jyrn, 7st 3,b [allowed 51b] ... ... ... (Howaid) 0 Mr J Daly's Tyrone, 3yrs, 7st 71b ... (Warne) 0 Mr Childwick'B Harpenden. 3yM, 7st 61b [car 7st 91b] ... ... ... (Wood) 0 Prince Soltvkoff's Silver, 3yrs, 7st 61b [car 76t 81b] (G Barrett) 0 Mr T Jennings' Exmoor, 3yr«, 7«t 4lb (F Barrett) 0 Mr a Lambert's Aruudcl, Syra, tsst 111b • Tomlisson) 0 Lord Caltliorpe's Sfc Honorat, 'tyrs, <*st 51b [allowed s'bJ ... ... ... (i-ong) 0 Mr J Corlett's Invictus, 3yrs, sst, 101b (Chaloner) 0 Betting : 425 to 100 ngst Carlton, 100 to 14 Tyrone, 9 to 1 Kxmoor, 10 to 1 Silver, 21 to 2 ArundeJ, 100 to 9 St. Mirin, 14 to 1 Melton, 20 to 1 f he Sailor Prince ; 25 to 1 each Cohort, St. Honorar, and Harpenden ; 40 to 1 Campbell ; 50 to 1 each Mephisto, Ashplant, and Invictus ; and 1000 to 15 Alt.horj\ At the third attempt the Hag fell to an excellent start, the first to show in fiont being Harpnivlen nnd St. Mirin on tho top ground, who wt.ru followed by Melton, Arundel, Carlton, luvictus, Mephisto, and Tyrone, the next lot being Silver, Exmoor, and Cohort, Althorp bringing up the rear. After going a furlong Tyrorie took up tke nwoiug, and was followed

by Invictus, Carlton, Mephisto, and Exmoor, with Harpenden, Silver, and Arundel next, while Sailor Prince was last of all except Altborp. So they ran till passing the Birdcage, where Carlton took the cotnmaud, and rose the hill, attended by Tyrone, Silver, M*lton, and St. Mirin, with Harpenden and Arundel next, while The Sailor Prince began to make up lost ground. At the Red Post Silver was sent to the front, and came on from Tyrone, Melton, St. Mirin, and Carlton, The Sailor Prince now heading the others. Before reaching the rails Silver retired, as did Me phihto and Exmoor, and C«rlton went to the front, followed by St. Mirin and Melton, with The Sailor Prince now lying fourth. The last-named quickly improved his position, and before reaching the distance passed Melton. Carlton wa9 in trouble two hundred yards from home, and the race was left to St. | Mirin and The Sailor Prince, a most exciting struggle ending in favour of the latter by a head ; Carlton was a bad third about six lengths behind and clear of Melton, who was fourth. Time, 2min 8 l-ssec. Value of the stakes. £1310. DEWHURST PUTS, Of SOOsovb, added to a sweepstakes of 25sova each, ior two-year-olds— colts 8 t 91b, fillies Bst 6lb s winners extra. Second received lOOiova. Last seven furlot.g* of H.M. 84 subs. Duke of Beaufort's eh f Iteve d Or, by Hampton —Queen of the Hones, Safe «lb ... (Wood) I Mr Douglas Uaird'a Enterprise, 9st 21b (Cannon) 2 Duke of Weatrainstor'B Freedom, Bst 101b „. (Archer) 3 Lord Calthorpe 8 Florentine, 9st 51b (Watts) 0 Mr H T Fen '• ick'6 Phil, Bst l*lb ... (P Barrett) 0 Mr Mf nton's Timothy. 9tt 21b ... (Pagan) 0 Mr KB Hrett's Agnostic, Bst 61b ... (O Barrett) 0 Mr Brymer'sThtt Dervish, Bst 91b (J Woodburn) 0 Sir X Jardinn's Glenstrae, Bst 91b ... (Osborne) 0 M. Lefevre'B Cousolide, Bst 9lb ... (Go ter) 0 Betting : 100 to 30 agst Phil, 7to 2 Enterprise, 4 to 1 Florentine, 9 to 1 tilenstrae, 10 to 1 Freedom, 100 to 7 Timothy, and 20 to 1 each Rive dOr and Agnostic. Enterprise was the first to show in front, and came on attended by Phil and Florentine, with Reve dOr wide on the right. After going a furlong, the leader was passed by Phil and Agnostic, but at the Bushes this pair retired, and Enterprise came on from Florentine and R«ve dOr, with Freedom next. Before the Dip was reached Florentine was in trouble, but at the same time Reve dOr took a clear lead, and Enterprise decidedly cut it. The outsider drew away and won easily by three lengths ; a like distance separated Enterprise and Freedom, while close to thttlatter came Florentine fourth. Time, lmin 35sec. Value of the stakes, £1632. A FREE HANDICAP SWEEPSTAKES, Of 10 soys each, fur thr e-year-olds ; winners extra ; the second saved stukf . A.F. (1 mile 2 furlong* 73yds). 14 subs. Duke of Westminster's b c Ormonde, by Bend Or - Lily Agnes. 9st 21b ... ... (F Archer) 1 Prince So yk ff's eh c Mephisto, by R berfc the Devil— M'-g Merrilies, 7st 2lb ... (Uobinson) 2 Mr Sassoon's b c Theodore, by Sir Bevys—Magdala, 7st 31b ... ... ... (f Barrett) 3 Betting : 7tol on Ormonde, 10 to I agst Mephisto, and 20 to 1 Theodore. Won in splendid stjle by eight lengths ; a bad third. Time, 2inin 22sec. Value of the stakes, £750. A PRIVATB SWEEPSTAKES, Of lOOOsovs each, h ft. A.F. (1 mile 2 furlongs 73vds). Duke of Westminster's b c Ormonde, by Bend Or —Lily Agnes, 3yrs, Bst 101b ... (F Archer) w.o. Melton and The Bard, who were nominated for this, forfeited 500.*ovs each to Ormonde. THE HOME-BRBD FOAL POST STAKES, Of lOOsovs each, for two-year-olds— colts Bst 121b, fillies Bst 91b. T.Y.O. Duke of Beanforfr's br c Belisarius 11, by Pero Gomez— lschia. Bst 12lb ... (F Archer) 1 Lord Klleamere's b c Grandlson, by Hampton — Belle of Bury. Bst 121b ... (G Barrett) 2 Prince Soltvkoff's b or br c Devilshoof, by Balfe — Meteor.*Bst 12lb ... ... (T Cani>on) 8 Betting : 9 to 2on Grandisou, Bto 1 agst Devilshoof, and 100 to 9 Belisarius 11. Grandison made play with a slight lead of Deviltjhoof, and they stretched away seven or eight lengths from Selisarius 11. until approach* ing the rails, when the foremost pair began to stop, and with Devilshoof beaten a couple of hundred yards from home, the " outsider " then got up and floored the odds by half a length. THE JOCKEY CLUB CUP, VaTue 300sovs, added to a sweepstake of 20sovs each. Weight for nge. Cesarewitch Couise (2 mileß 3 furlongs 28yds). Mr J Hammond's b h St Gatlen, by Rotherhill or The Rover- St Editha, syrs, 9st lib (F Archer) 1 Lord Hastings' b c Melton, by Master Kildare— Violet Melos«.4vrs,Bst 121b ... (T Cannon) 2 Mr J Hammond's eh c Eurasian, by Camballo— Lais, 4yrs, Bst 121b ... ... (F Barrett) 3 Betting : 11 to 8 on St. Gatien, 11 to 8 agst Melton, 100 to 1 Eurasian (offered). Eurasian cut out tke work at a strong pace, and settled down about three lengths clear of St. Gatien, with Melton Jying off^ a hundred hards. When Eurasian began to tire half-way across the flat St. Gatien relieved him from duty, and as Melton either could not or would not reduce the cap, St. Gatien sailed in by himself, and won by tifiht lengths, Melton finishing jut cl-ar of Kuras-iuu. Time,4 mm 3 1 sspc.

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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 1831, 24 December 1886

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