WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10. MIDDLE PARK PLATE,
Of SOObovb, added to a sweepstake of 30sovs each, 20 ft, second received 200sovs, jjand the third ■ lOOsovs out of the stakes. Six furlongs. Duke of Portland's b c Donovan, by Galopin— Mowerina, 9.3 ... ;» (F Bajrett) 1 Mr Rose's b c Gulliver, by Galliard— Distant Shore, f1.0... ... ... (J Watts) 2 Mr MB Blanc's eh c" Clover, by Welllngtonia— Princess' Catherine, 8.10 ... (Rolfe) 3 Mr H Milner's Australia, by Hermit— Emma Melbourne, 8.7 .' ... .» (G Barrett) 4 Mr D Baird'a Enthusiast, by Sterling, 8.10 , (Warne) 0 Lord Bradford's Swift, by Chippendale, B.lo ' (Rickaby) 0 Lord R Churchill's St. Serge, by Retreat,' 9.o (B Martin) 0 Mr J Gretton's Miguel, by Fernandez, 8.10 (T Cannon, jun.) 0 Mr J H Houldsworth's Evergreen, by Springfield, 9,3 ... ... ... (Goater) 0 Mr W Low's Gay Hampton, by Hampton, 9.3 (Webb) 0 Prince Soltykoff 's Gold, by Sterling, 9.0 (Robinson) 0 Duke of 'Westminster's Ben Strome, by Bend Or, 8.10 ... ..'. .» (T Cannon) 0 Mr Vynet'e Minthe, by Camballo, 8.7 ( J Woodburn) 0 Mr H Bass' eh colt by Hermit— Ma Belle. 8.10 (S Loatea) 0 Betting : 11 to 8 agst Donovan, 9to 2 ,Aits-, tralia, 6 to 1 Ben Strome, 10 to 1 Gulliver, 20 to 1 Clover. Before reaching the Bushes all the right-hand division, except Clover, had given vf&j, and they were fqllowed into recrement by Gold," Thereupon Donovan carried his colours, to the fore from Ben Strome, Gay Hampton, Clover, and Australia, who were joined halfway down the hill by Gulliver. For a few strides in the Abingdon Mile Bottom the last-named was on level terms with' Donovan, but Barrett had never been fairly hard on the favourite, who Shot out opposite the stand in the most resolute fashion and won gallantly by two lengths. Gulliver secured second money by a neck from Clover. Time, lmin 15 l-ssec. Value of the stakes, £2105. -
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WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10. MIDDLE PARK PLATE,, Otago Witness, Issue 1933, 7 December 1888
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10. MIDDLE PARK PLATE, Otago Witness, Issue 1933, 7 December 1888
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