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RACING IN ENGLAND.

, NEWMARKET HOUGHTON MEETING.

October 23. CAMBRIDGESHIRE STAKBS,

Of 25sovs each, 10 ft, with 500 added ; second to receive lOOsovs out of the stake, and the third to stive stake. New Cambridgeshire course (last mile and a distance of A.F.). ,- Mr WJ Legh'a Veracity, by .Wißdom— Vanish. 4yrs, 7.4 ... ... ... (Oalder) 1 Mr' II F Bovd's Cactus, 4yrs, 6.0 [51b allowed] • (Faloon) 9 Mr A Cooper's Bismarok, 3yrs, 7.8 ... (Fagani 3 Mr C Perkin's Belle Mahone, 3yrs, 7.7... (Luke) 0 Also ran : Fullerton, Tenebreuse, Aome, Reve dOr, Gallinule, Sheen, Candlemas, Tisgaphernes, Button Park, Phil,Danbydale, Sandal, Admiral Bepbow, Mamia, Polydor. Betting : 3to 1 agsb Bismarck, 9 to 2 each Mamia and Tenebreuse, 8 to 1 Acme, 15 io 1 Phil, 20 to leach Veracity and Cactus. Bismarck, in the centre of the course, rushed to the front, and half a mile from home was still holding a clear lead, with Cactus, Veracity, and ! Danbydale in close attendance, a slight interval separating these from the remainder of ;the field. At the Bushes Bismarok still led, followed by Cactus, Veracity, and Belle Mahone ; and to this quartette the contest was now practically reduced ; but in the Abingdon Dip Bismarck began to hold out signals of distress, ami in making the ascent out of the Abingdon Bottom he gave way to Cactus and Veracity, whilst Bolle Mahone drew up to the quarters of Bismarck. An exciting set-bo resulted between Cactus and Veracity, but the latter always had slightly the best of the' struggle, and, amidst great excitement, secured the verdict by ahead ; two' lengths off Bismarck was third, defeating Belle Mahone by about a head. DBWHUHST PLATE, Of 3008OVB added to a sweepstake of 25sovs each, for two-year-olds ; the second received lOOsovs out of the stakes. Lust seven furlongs of R.M. Duke of Portland's b c Donovan, by Galopin— Mowerina, 9.5 ... ... (F Barrett) 1 Mr D Balrd's oh oJßnthusiast, 8.9 (T Cannon) 2 Mr H MHner'a b c Devil's Dance, 8.9 (Gleminson) 0 Mr Hamar Bass' eh c, by Hermit— Ma Belle (G Barrett) Betting : 100 to 30 on Donovan, Bto 1 agst Enthusiast, 10 to 1 Australia. Devil's Dance forced the work from Enthu siast and the Ma Belle colt, with Donovan bringing up the rear to the T. Y. C. winning post, where Devil's Dance was spun oub. The lead then remained with Enthusiast, his fol lowers being Australia aud Donovan into the Abingdon Mile, when Barrett set the lattet troing, and he won in a canter from Enthusiast by half a length ; two lengths between seconc and third. Devil's Dance was tailed off. Value of the stakes, £1197.

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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 1934, 14 December 1888

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RACING IN ENGLAND. Otago Witness, Issue 1934, 14 December 1888

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