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RACING IN ENGLAND.

NEWMARKET FIRST SPRING.

Tuesday, May 3. Hastings plate, ■Of SOOsovs added to a sweepstakes of lOsovs each, h. ft. For three-year-olds. D.M. Mr J. Durward's b c Drogo, by Althotas— Flutter, 8.3 (Fagan) 1 Mr Blundell Maple's b c Bombshell, 8.3, by Barcaldine— Rosebud, 8.3 ... (M. Cannon) 2 /Lord Roseber/s br c Accumulator, by Dutch Skater— llluminata, B.3 ... (C. Loates) 3 l/>rd Dudley's Roscidus, 8.3 ... (G.Barrett) 0 Mr Noel Fenwick's Gossoon, 9.1 (F.Webb) 0 Sir R. Jardine's Jolly Monk, 9.1 (Allsopp) 0 "Mr J. Joicey*s Silvermint, 8.12 (Rickaby) 0 Captain Lang's Somersault, 8.3 (Peake) 0 MrJ. Lowther's Salamones, 8.11 (J. Watts) 0 Mr H. Milner's Deademono, 8.12 (R. Chaloner) 0 •Colonel North's Bonnie Gal, 8.0 (G. Chaloner) 0 Mr A. Taylor's gr c by Exile II or Pell Mell— Little Nell, 8.3 (Griffiths) 0 ".Major Wickham's Ulleswater, 8.3 (Crowther) 0 Betting : 9to 4 agst Bonnie Gal, sto 1 Accumulator, 11 to 2 Bombshell, 10 to I .Drogo. From the distance the issue was reduced to a imatch between Drogo and Bombshell, and with the pair hanging away from each other in the last 50yds the country candidate pulled by a head ; a bad third.

Wednesday, May 4. two thousand guineas stakes, .A. subscription of lOOsovs each, h. ft. For three-year-olds. Colts 9.0, fillies 8.9. The second received 200sovs out of the stakes, and the third saved stake. R.M. (one mile 11yds.) .Mr Rose's eh c Bonavista, by Bend Or— Vista, 9.0 (W.Robinson) 1 IMr H. Milner's b c St. Angelo, by Clairvaux or Galopin— Agneta, 9.0 ... (R. Chaloner) 2 'Prince SoltykofFs blk or br c Curio, by Thurio —Light of Other Days, 9.0 (F. Webb) 3 Mr Fairlie's b or br c.Galeopsis, by Galopin— Agave, 9.0 (F.Pratt) 4 "Lord Alington's eh c Goldfinch, by OrmondeThistle, 9.0 (G. Barrett) 0 liord Bradfords' eh c Sir Hugo, by Wisdom — Manceuvre, 9.0 (T. Weldon) 0 Mr R. H. Combe's b c President, by PeterMaid of Perth, 9.0 (Rickaby) 0 Mr W. Cooper's eh c The Lover, by Charibert — Loversall, 9.0 (C. Loates) 0 Duke of Hamilton's eh c Persistive, by FitzJames— Persistence, 9.0 (J. Watts) 0 Mr J. H. Houldsworth's b or br c Dunure, by St. Simon— Sunrise, 9.0 ... (G. Chaloner) 0 Sir R. Jardine's b or br c llouge Dragon, by Bend Or— Tiger Lily, 9.0 ... (F.Barrett) 0 Mr B. Maple's eh c Scarborough, by Saraband — Hackness, 9.0 (Fagan) 0 Colonel North's b c El Diablo, by Robert the Devil— Tantrum, 9.0 (M Cannon) 0 Mr A- Taylor's b c King Charles, by Exile ll— Lady Charlie, 9.0 (J. J. Griffiths) 0 Betting : 9to 2 agst El Diablo, 6 t:o 1 St. Angelo, 10 to 1 Bonavista, 40 to 1 Curio. Scarcely had the field got under weigh than St. Angelo took up the running from Galeopsis and Scarborough on the same side, with The Lover and Bonavista respectively heading the right hand and middle lot. Next to these lay Dunure, King Charles, Goldfinch, and El Diablo, Per6istivej and Curio in a cluster, with Rouge Dragon, who ran wide by himself, and President jointly bringing up the rear. At the end of the first half mile Dunure and Scarborough began to lose their places, and on passing the T.Y.C. winning post Persistive was also in trouble, together with King Charles. In the meanwhile St. Angelo continued at the head of affairs from Galeopsis, and when The Lover dropped back at the Bushes, Bonavista went on third from Sir Hugo, Goldfinch, El Diablo, and Curio, the others being completely disposed of. As they commenced the descent, both Sir Hugo and Goldfinch hoisted signals of distress, and before entering the Abingdon Mile they bad

given way to Curio, who wu<s now hanging on the skirts- -of the three leaders-. -With St. Angelo gradually tiring he could do no more than shake off Galeopsis, and when challenged by Bonavista he was almost spun out. The upshot was that he had lost the lead nearly a couple of hundred yards from home, and with Bonavista going steadily away he won by a length and a-half. In turn, St. Angelo secured second money by half a length, with Galeopsis close up fourth ; Goldfinch (who pulled up lame), a long way off, fifth. Sir Hugo sixth, The Lover seventh, El Diablo eight, Scarborough ninth, and Rouge Dragon, the last four being whipped in by King Charles and Dunure. Value of the stakes, L 4400. Time, lmin 54sec.

Thursday, May 4. march stakes, Of lOOOsovs, by subscription of 20sovs each ; the second received lOOsovs. R.M. (one mile 11yds.) Mr Rose's b f Lorette, by Galliard— Penitent, 3yrs, 7.11 (A. Watts) 1 Mr T. Jenning's eh f Catarina, 4yrs, 8.11 (F. Webb) 2 Mr H. Wickham's b c Huntingdon, 3yrs, 8.0 (G. Barrett) 3 Lord Bradford's b c Cuttlestone, 4yrs, 8.4 . (T. Weldon) 4 Lord Zetland's Grammont, 4yrs, 9 4 (J. Watts) 0 Mr Douglas Baird's Martagon, syrs, 8.7 (M. Cannon) 0 Mr D. Cooper's Dorcas, 4yrs, 8.1 (G. Chaloner) 0 Duke of Beaufort's Choralist, 4yrs. 7.11 (R. Chaloner) 0 Sir R. Jardine's Rent Payer, 3yrs, 7.3 (Allsopp) 0 Betting : 100 to 30 agst Lorette, 7to 2, Huntingdon, 100 to 8 Catarina. Won by half a length, a length and a-half dividing second and third. Cuttlestone and Martagon were fourth and fifth, separated only by a head, with Dorcas sixth. Time, lmin 50 l-ssec. Value of the stakes, LBBO.

Friday, May 6. o>'e thousand guineas stakes, A subscription of lOOsovs each, h. ft , for three-year-old fillies, 8.12 each ; the second received 20psovs and the third saved stake. R.M: (one mile 11yds). Baron de Hirsch's br La Fleche, by St. Simon —Quiver (G. Barrett) 1 Mr A. James 1 b The Smew, by St. Simon — Golden Eye (W.Robinson) 2 Mr Henry Milner's eh Adoration, by HermitDevotion (R. ChaJoner) 3 Mr Noel Fenwick's Gantler, by Galopin— Hors de Combat (J. Watts) 4 Colonel North's Lady Hermit, by Hermit or Galopin— Velindra (M. Cannon) 0 Mr Rose's b f by Hampton— Orphan Agnes (F. Rickaby) 0 Prince Soltykoff's Shining Star, by Thurle— Meteor (F.Webb) 0 Betting : 2 to 1 on La Fleche, 100 to 15 agst The Smew, 100 to 3 Adoration. La Fleche and Adoration cantered in front for 300yds,after which the pair reversed places, and were followed by The Smew, the next two being Gantlet and Lady Hermit, with Shining Star in the rear. They proceeded in this order to the Bushes, where the issue -was reduced to the three placed by the dropping away of Gantlet, Lady Hermit, and the- Orphan Agnes filly, and La Fleche having joined Adoration, the pair commenced the descent of the hill nearly clear of The Smew. Although so far Adoration, owing to the moderate pace, had not been quite stretched out, the next 200 yds made all the difference, and in 'the Abingdon Mile Bottom Chaloner was hard at work. In the meanwhile La Fleche was breasting the hill in her old style, and she drew but a very easy winner by a length from The Smew, who passed Adoration and secured second money by three parts of a length. Gantlet was a bad fourth, Lady Hermit fifth, the Orphan Agnes filly sixth, and Shining Star tailed off f Time, lmin 52 2-ssec. Value of the stakes, L 3650.

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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 2000, 23 June 1892

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