RACING IN ENGLAND.
ASCOT. June 7, .8, 9, 10.' ASCOT STAKES* HANDICAP, Of 600SOVS added to a sweepstakes of Vssovs each ; second horse lOOsovs. About two miles. Mr J Hammond's eh Eurasian, by CaraballoLaia, syrs. .. ... ... ... 1 Mr T Jenning's b,h Exmoor, by Vestminater— Lorna Dopne, 4yrs • ... ... ... 2 Mr li De Rothschild's b h Beaver ,by Sir Bevys— • - Atholine, 4yrs ... > . ... ... ... 3 The' weights- had not been Issued* when the last mail left Home. Eurasian won the New* market Handicap, in April, of SOOsovs, his first success since he was a two-year-old, JUBILEE HANDICAP. Mr R C Vyner's b h Minting, by Lord Lyon— Mint Sauce, 4yrs ... ... ... ... 1 Mr Manton's br h St. Mirim, by Hermit-Lady— Paramount, 4yrs ... ... . 2 Mr H Barclay's br h Bendigo, by Ben Battle — Hasty Girl, aged ... ... ... t Mr J Hammond's b o Aintree, by Sefton—Electric, 3yrs ... ... ... , ... f This race is a new feature in the Ascot programme, and its conditions have not yet come to hand. It must, however, have been a good stake to attract such cracks as Minting* Bendigo, and St. Mirim. THE GOLD CUP, Value lOOOsovs, with 200aovo for the second, and lOOsovs for the third, added to a sweepstakes of 20aovs each, h. ft. Three-year-olds, 7st 71b; four years, 9st ; five years, six years, and aged, 9at 41b. Mares and geldings allowed 31b. About two miles and a-half. (31 subs.) Mr Douglat Baird'sb h Bird of Freedom, by Thuringian Prince— Vitula, fiyra, 95t41b ... ... 1 Captain C. Bowling's b c Carraaco, by Speculum — Baroness 3yrs. 7st 71b ... ... 2 Mr Fern's b c The Baron, by Xenophon— Tantrum, 3yrs, Ist 71b . ... ... ... 3 Among the nominations were Bendigo, Minting, The Bard (gone to the stud, however) and other good horses, but as they were nominated
for, other valuable, stakes on the same day they may "not have started for the Cup.. THE HjajpWIOKE STAKES,, r Of 20008OV8 added to a sweepstakes of lOsova eaoh for . three-year-olds and' upwards. • Three-year-olds , •to carry 7st 121b ; four years, 9st ; fiye.years and upwards, 9st 21b. Winners of a race worth £2000. , or of races collectively worth' £2000, to carry 101b ' penalty ; winners of £1000, 71b penalty ; maiden three-year-olds allowed 61b ;, four years arid iipwaifds, 101b. "Second horse to receive 10 per cent., s , , ; and third horse 5 per cent.- of the .whole stakes. Swinley r cqurse (one mile and a-half). JSigbty- , ' f our nominations. 1 • ' ' ' >•'-.>-' Duke of Westminster's b h r Ormonde,' by Bend Or ,^-MHy Agneß,,4yrs,i9Bt 101b il Mr E 0 Vyner'a b' h Minting, by Lord Lyon— Mint' Saude, 4yrs. 9st 101b -> ''..'.' '-"' ■ :.:' 2" Mr H Barclay's b h Bendigo, by Ben Battle ■ ' , Htisty.Glrl, aged, 9sfc 121b - , ... ... 3 This,' must have been a sensational race, for even if no more than the three started they are the best three' horses in England,' and with the doubts as to Ormonde's being able to stay since, he' was] popularly supposed 'to have turned roarer, the, contest hnist have been 'considered very open. , ' The three placed horses have won iD stakes no less than £60,281 ; of which amount' Ormonde has secured £29,060, Behdigo £17,451, and Minting £15,750. ' ' ' ' ' The whole meeting at Ascot must have been a very brilliant one, it only wanting the exiled crack, The Bard, to make the company perfect.
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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 1856, 17 June 1887
RACING IN ENGLAND. Otago Witness, Issue 1856, 17 June 1887
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