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EPSOM.

DERBY STAKES, WoOsovs each, half forfeit ; the owner of the second horse to receive 300s- vs, and the third 150sovb out of the stakes Colts, 9st ; fillies, Bst 9lb. One mile and a-half. (193 subs.) SrAbington's br c Merry Hampton, by Hampton -Doll Tearsheet. 9st ... ... ... 1 « Fern's b c The Baron, by Xenophon—Tantrum, 9309 3 o ... tit 2 a J P. Douglas* eh c Martley, by Doncaster— lady Margaretfce, 95t... ... ... ... 3 Merry Hampton won by four lengths. Timei torn 43sec. The quotations on the day before the race wte cabled out as follow :— 6 to 5 on The »«on, 100 to 15 agst Eiridspord, 9, to 1 Merry H^pton, 100 to 8 Aintree, 100 to 7 Martley. Merry Hampton never raced till this season. H e is trained by W.G.Stevens. His owner Purchased him as a yearling for 3100gs at the We of Mr J. S. Harrison's yearlings. [Some particulars with reference to the winner jjll be found in our English notes.] Merry ,, H »mpton is engaged in the St. Leger and other "aportant races. The Baron won all four races that he took y*fk in last year, they being a Maiden Plate, of l J<soys, at Newmarket; the Woodcote Stakes, ?| SOOsovs, at Epsom ; International Two-Year-"'aPlate, of 836sovs, at Kempton Park; and Stakes, of 1016sovs, at Lewes. He is' lot engaged in the St. Leger. Mattloy will be remembered as having run g*oiia to Bendigo on May 7 in the Jubilee ot »ses, of 3000gs. Last year he won two races

out of five, they being * the • International Breeders' Two- Year-Old Stakes, of 816sovs, at Kempton Park, and the Champion Nursery Handicap, of 950sovs, at the same place. ' He is not engaged in the St. Leger.

OAKS STAKES, A sweepstakes of 50sovs each, for three-year-old fillies ; 88t 101b each. Second, horse, 300sovs ; third, 150sovs from the stakes.' Duke of Beaufort's eh f Reve dOr, by Hampton— Queen of the Roses ... ... ' ... I' Lord Falmouth's b f St. Helen, by SbriDgfield— Bt. Hilda ... ... „. ■ • ... 2 Duke of Westminster's eh f -freedom, by Bend ' ■ Or-Freia ... ... ... ... 3 Reve dOrs performances for last season were given by us a few week's back on the occasion of her winning the One Thousand Guineas. She is not engaged in the St. Leger. St. Helen last year ran five times and won one race, the Doveridge Stakes of 550aovs, at Derby. She, however, got a place in all her other races, finishing second to Guadiard in the Manchester Foal Stakes of 900sovs;' third in the Midland Foal Plate of 900sovs, at Four Oaks Park; second to Purple Emperor in Champion' Breeders' Foal Stakes of 1214sovs, at ; Derb'y ; and .third in the Devonshire -Handicap of *500sov8j at the same meeting. She is not engaged in the St. Leger. ■ ' Freedom's performances were given by us when she ran third to Reve dOr and Porcelain in the One Thousand Guineas. She is not' en* gaged in the St. Leger.

PEDIGREE tiF THE OAKS WINNER. Touchstone Camel Banter I 5 & Newminat'r Beeswing Dr Syntax Ardrossan mare " The Slave Melbourne Hump'yOlinker Cervantes mare s I -I Volley' . Voltaire Martha Lynn - . • " ■" - . ■ - Gataplan The Baroh Pocahontas ,- I a Kettledrum Hybla The Provost Otisina 35 O a Haricot *Mango or Lanercost Liverpool Otis .. • Queen Mary Gladiator Pl'nipot'ntry m 5 Jerry Corinthian -- CabelQuotemm c 4 1 a 02 Jeremy Diddler Maipessa Muley Clare . G? Madeline The Libel Pantaloon' Pasquinade • • Redbreast Redshank Lady Day ' Melbourne Humpy Clinker Oervantes mare 03 s M <v v £ o O West Australian Mowerina Touchstone Emma I Maria Harkaway Economist Fanny Dawson -. Speculation Foam Suspicion *The >cdi; rree of Lanercost is accei tted.

Touchstone Camel Banter • d O ■E 5 Newminst'r Beeswing Dr Syntax Ardrossau mare The Slave Melbourne Hn'hr'y Olink'r oervante9 mare' 1 o a X Volley Voltaire ' , ;. Mar tha i Lynn . Kataplau . Tlie iaron Pocahontaa ■ a s> ■& c Kettledrum ' Hybla The Provost - Otisina ■ - i H Haricot * Mango or Lanercost " Liverpool * ' Otis • Queen Mary - Gladiator " Pl'nip't'nt'rym. X The Baron Birdcatcher' Echidna is o s m Stookwell Pocahontas Glenc.oe " Marpessa H H I Queen Mary Gladiator Partisan Pauline Daughter of Plenipotentiary Myrrha Ithuriel Touchstone Verbena, . 3 Longbow Mlbs Bowe Catton '. Orville mare Sir Hercules Whalebone . Peri ' ( ; ; Venus - . ' ' Echo j. Kmilius ' .• ScudorPion'rm * The ledii :ree of Lanercost is accei >ted.

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EPSOM., Otago Witness, Issue 1854, 3 June 1887

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EPSOM. Otago Witness, Issue 1854, 3 June 1887

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