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NEWMARKET HOUGHTON MEETING. Wednesday, October 23. dewhurst plate, Of 300sovs added to a sweepstake of 25sovs each. For two-year-olds — colts 8.9, fillies 8.6, certain winners extra. Seven furlongs. Eighty-five subs. Baron de Rothschild's eh c Le Nord, by TristanLa No'ee ... ... ... ... 1 Mr J H Houldsworth's b c Alloway, by Springfield—Lady Morgan ... ... ... 2 Lord Penrhyn's br c Far Niente, by Galliard—Lotus ... ... ... ... ... 3 Thursday, October 24. THE CAMBRIDGESHIRE STAKES (handicap), Of 25sovb each, 10 ft, with 500sovs extra ; "winners extra ; the second to receive lOOsovs out of the b takes, aud the third to save his stake. New Cambridgeshire course (last mile and a distance of A.F.). Mr Hammond's eh c Laureate, by Petrarch—Macaria, 3yrs, 7.9 ... ... ... ... 1 Captain Machell's b f Claribelle, by Uncas or Beauclerc— Gusette, 3yrs, 6.7 ... ... 2 Captain L H Jones' b o Theophilus, by Arbitrator —Theodora, 3yrs, 7.6 ,. k ... „. 3 DONOASTER. .THE ST. LEGER STAKES, Of 2580V8. each, for three-year-olds— colts, 9.0; fillies, 8.11. Second received 200aovs, and the third .lOOsovs out of the stakes. Old St Leger course (about one mile six furlongs and 132 yds). Two hundred and four subs. Duke of Portland's b c Donovan, by Galopin— Mowerina.9.o ... ... (F Barrett) 1 Mr J Gretton's br o Miguel, by FernandezCream Cheese, 9.0. ... ... (FWebb) 2 Lord Bradford's b c Davenport, by ChippendaleHemlock ... ... ... (F fiickaby) 3 Mr D Baird's eh o Enthusiast, by Sterling— Cherry Duchess, 9.0. ... ... (T. Cannon) 0 Sir X Jardine's eh c Lord Lome, by HamptonLady Lucas, 9.0 ... ... (J Osborne) 0 Lord R Churchill's blk f L'Abbesse de Jouarre, by Trappist-Festive, 8.11... (JWoodburn) 0 Duke of Hamilton's eh c Scottish Fusilier, by Lowlander— Music, 9.0... ... (Driscoll) 0 Mr W Low's b c Gay Hampton, by HamptonRosy Morn, 9.0 ... ... (G Barrett) 0 Mr C Perkins' eh cGhitabob, by Robert the Devil | —Jenny Hcwlet, 9.0 ... ... (Fagan) 0 j Lord Zetland's b c Pinzon, by Springfield— Pinta, 9.0 ... ... ... (J Watts) 0 Mr J Lowther's eh c Cheroot, by PeterCigarette, 9.0 ... ... (H Morgan) 0 Mr J Lowther's eh c Workington, by Charibert Hematite, 9.0 ... ... (Bruckshaw) 0 Betting at the start : 13 to S on Donovan, 5 to 1 aKafc Ohitabob, 100 to 6 Enthusiast, 20 to 1 each Pinzon and Davenport, 33 to 1 Miguel, 40 to 1 Workington, 6G to 1 L'Abbesse de Jouarre, 100 to 1 each Lord Lome and Gay Hampton, 200 to 1 Cheroot and Soottish Fusilier. Place betting : 9to 2 on Donovan, 100 to 60 agst Ohitabob, 2 to 1 each Davenport and Pinzon, 9 to 4 Enthusiast, 5 to 2 Miguel, 5 to 1 L'Abbesße de Jouarre, 6 to 1 Workington, 10 to 1 Lord Lome, 100 to 8 each Scottish Fusilier and Gay Hampton, 33 to 1 Cheroot. The flag fell at the first attempt, and the running was at once made by Cheroot, who was only started to aid his stable companions Pinzon and Workington, The description of the race, however, lies in a nutshell, for Donovan was always in a good position, and although when he began to forge ahead at the bend he was for a moment threatened by Ohitabob, it was but for a moment. The hope of Yorkshire's effort was a terribly brief one, and be dropped back at once beaten, whilst the a 11- conquering Donovan strode on, and cantered home an easy winner by three lengths. Miguel and Davenport, both riden out for placeß, obtained them easily enough; for although Cannon did all he could to get a place with Enthusiast he could only get fourth, just in front of the pulling-up Ohitabob. Donovan's time was 3min 133e0, and the value of the stakes £4860.

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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 1979, 31 October 1889

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RACING IN ENGLAND. Otago Witness, Issue 1979, 31 October 1889