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ASCOT. Tuesday, Junb 18. THE ASCOT STAKES (HANDICAP), Of 25sovs each, 15 ft, with 500sovs added for the winner, and lOOsovs for the second ; the third to receive BOsovb out of the stakes ; winners extra. About two mi lea. Sir R Jardine's eh o Lord Lome, by Hampton — Lady Lucas. 3yrs, 6.7 ... (Chandiey) 1 Mr J R Gubbins' b h Ashplant, by Umpire—Cecropia, 6yrs, 8.6 ... ...(Liddiard) 2 Mr N Fenwick'B br h Tissaphernes, by Xenophon Twitter, syrs, 8.8 ... (W Robinson) 3 Mr J E SaviU's Ringmaster, aged, 8.11 (Turner) 0 Mr W Blake's Exmoor, 6yrs, 8.9 ...(J Watts) 0 Duke of Beaufort's Dante, syrs, 7.7 ... (Mullen) 0 Mr O J Blake's Conservator, 6yrs, 7.1 (Chaloner) 0 Mr T Jennings' Mamia, syrs, 7.2 (J Woodburn) 0 Mr J Hammond's Crimea, 3yrs, 7.0 „.(T Loates) 0 Mr Rose's Aureoline,'4yrs, 6.8 • ... (S Webb) 0 Mr W Younger's Flower o' the May, 4yrs, 6.12 (Falloon) 0 Mr F Dives' Volcano, 4yrs, 6.7 „.(W Blake) 0 Betting : 6 to 1 agst Esmoor ; 8 to 1 Dante, Ashplant, and Lord Lome ; and 10 to 1 Tissaphernes. Mamia was headed in the straight by Asbplant and Lord Lome, and Tissaphernes pursued them until half-way up the hill, when Lord Lome closed with Ashplant. The three -year -old thence always had the best of it, and although Ashplant bored across the course inside the distance, it made no difference in the verdict, and Lord Lome went well ahead and won easily by three lengths ; a bad third. Time, 3min 41seo. Value of the stakes, £935. THE PRINCE OF WALES' STAKES, Of 50bovb each, X ft, with lOOOsovs added ; the " second horse received 300sovs, and the third 200aov8 out of the stakes. New course (about one mile and five furlongs). Duke of Portland's b c Donovan, by Galopin— Mowerina, 9.5 ... ... (F Barrett) 1 Mr T Jenniugs 1 , jun, eh o Royal Star, by George Frederick— North Star, 8.13 ... (J Watts) 2 Mr D Baird's eh c Enthusiast, by SterlingCherry Duchess, 9.6 ... ... (F Webb) 3 Duke of Beaufort's Cool, 8 3 (T Cannon, jun) 0 Mr H T Fenwick's Gondolier, 8,3 ... (Rickaby) 0 Sir R Jardine's Dnncraggan, 8.10 (J Osborne) 0 Prince Soltykoff 's Alastor, 8.10 (M Cannon) 0 Prince Soltykoff's Gold, 9.1... (T Cannon) 0 Betting : 9 to 2on Donovan, 10 to 1 agst Gold, and 20 to 1 any other. At the bend Duncraggan assumed the command, and, getting rid of Alastor, was followed right and left by Royal Star and Donovan until half-way up the hill, where the favourite sailed to the front, and, although Royal Star struggled on well for second money, he was easily defeated by a length and a-half. Time, 3min 8 4-ssec. Value of tha stakes, £2225. j Wednesday, June 19. royal hunt cup, A piece of plate* value 50C'sovs, added to a handicap j sweepstakes of 20sovs each ; the aeoond received 1508OVS out of the stakes. New mile. Mr D Henty's eh c Whitelegs, by Albert Victor— ! Flora M'lvor, by Prince Charlie, 4yrs, 6.6 (W Blake) 1 Mr W J Legh'a b h Veracity, by Wisdom— Vanish, fiyrs, 7.12 ... ... „. (Calder) 2 Lord R Churchill's blk f L'Abbesse de Jouarre, by "rrappist-Festive, 3yrs, 7.2 (J Woodburn) 3 Lord Dudley's Fullerton, 6yrs, 9.7 ... (J Watts) 0 MrJ B Savill's Ringmaster, aged, 8 3 (Turner) 0 Mr H Milner's Zanzibar, 4yrs, 7.9 (M Cannon) 0 Lord Calthorpe'B Toscano, 4yrs, 7.7 ... (Fagan) 0 Mr W Smith's Bullion, 4yrs, 7.8 (G Barrett) 0 Sir R Jardfne's Stronvar, 4yrs, 7.5 ..,(T Loates) 0 Mr T B Miller's Linkboy, 3yrs, 7.0 (E Adams) 0 Lord Rodney's Danbydale, 4yrs, 8.13 (G Chaloner) 0 Duke of Beaufort's Arquebus, 3yrß. 6.12 (Mullen) 0 Mr T Jennings', junr, Mamia, syrs, 6.8 (Peake) 0 Lord Penrhyn's Robin Hood, 3yrs, 6 8 (Bradbury) 0 Mr JNAstley's Netheravon, 4yrs. 6.6... (JWall) 0 Betting : sto 2 agst Danbydale, 10 to 1 Veracity and Whitelegs, and 100 to 9 L'Abbesse de Jouarre, and 25 to 1 Netheravon. Although Veracity once got within less than a couple of lengths of Whitelegs, he swerved to the right when Calder picked up his whip, whereupon Whitelegs strode away again and won by four lengths. L'Abbtsse de Jouarre was a bad third, about a bead in front of Fullerton. Danbydale walked in several minutes afterwards. Value of the stakes, £1010. Feiday, June 21. THE HARDWICKE STAKES, Of 2000BOVB, added to a sweepstakes of lOsovs each, p.p. ; the second received 10 per cent, and the third 5 per cent, on the whole stakes. Swiuley course (one mile and a-half). Mr Rose's b c Gulliver, by Galliard— Distant Shore, 3yrs, 8.5... ... . ...(Kickaby) 1 Mr J Grotton'sblk c Miguel, by Fernandez- Creaht Cheese, 3yrs. 7.12 ... (G Barrett) 2 Mr D Baird'a eh c Enthusiast, by SterlingDuchess, 3yrs, 8.8 ... (F Barrett) 3 Mr Ablngton'a Pioneer, 3yrs, 8.9 ... (J Watts) 0 Duke of Beaufort's Benburb, 4yrs, 9.0 (T Cannon, jun) 0 Prince Soltykoff's Love-in-Idlenesß, 4yrs, 9.7 (J Osborne) 0 Betting : 6 to 5 on Miguel, 11 to 2 a gat Pioneer, 7 to 1 Love-in-Idleness and Gulliver, and 8 to 1 Enthusiast. Gulliver made running from Miguel and Benburb, with Love-in-idleness last, into the Swinley Bottom, when Miguel assumed the command, followed by Benburb, Gulliver, and Pioneer. In this order they entered the old course, and ran to the bend for home, when Benburb was beaten, and second and third places were taken by Gulliver and Pioneer. The last-named compounded at the distance, and was passed by Enthusiast, who failed to reach the two leaders, of whom Gulliver got the advantage more than a hundred yards from home, and vanquished Miguel by a neck; two lengths between second and third. Time, 2min 42 2-ssec. Value of the stakes, £2404.

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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 1970, 22 August 1889

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RACING IN ENGLAND. Otago Witness, Issue 1970, 22 August 1889