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GATWICK. Friday, Mat 21. Worth Stakes, of 910sovs. For two-year-olds. Five furlongs. Mr Rose's eh c Cyllene, by Bonavista— Arcadia. 9.3 (S. Loates) 1 Mr Prentice's eh f by Swillington— Samaria, 8.8 (Madden) 2 Mr L. Brassey's b f Petella, 8.8 ... (Bradford) 3 Simple A.veu, 8.8 (M Caunon) 0 St. Lucia. 8.8 (G Payne) 0 Betting : 85 to 20 on Cyllene, 100 to 8 agst Samaria filly. Petella was in front of the Samaria filly for nearly half the journey, when the latter took the lead, attended by the favourite, who passed her below the distance and won easily by threeparts of a length. Saturday, May 22. The Prince's Handicap, of 1650sovs. One mile and a-quarter. Mr A. Cohen's br h Greenlawn, by Kendal — Buda. 6yrs. 8.13 (J. Watts) 1 Mr A. J. Schwabe's b c Marton, 4yrs, 7.9 (Trundley) 2 Duke of Westminster's b c Shaddock, 4yrs, 9.3 (M. Cannon) 3 . Rampion, 4yrs, 7.13 (K. Cannon) 0 i Lady Ernie, 4yrs, 8.8 (Allsopp) 0 ! Chitchat, 4yrs, 8.2 (C. Wood) 0 Miss Fraser, 4yr», 8.4 ... (i alder) 0, Devoue, 4yrs, 7.9 (O. Madden) 0 ' Betting : 11 to 8 agst Shaddock, 6 to 1 Rampion, IGO to 14 Greenlawn. A quarter of a mile from home Lady Ernie and Chitchat dropped out, and Greenlawn and~Shaddock challenged Marton. The first to head him was Greenlawn, and he won by three-parts of a length from Marton ; a leugth between second* and third. Time, 2min 10 4-ssec. EPSOM. | Tuesday, June 1. Woodcote Stakes, of 925sovs. For two-year-olds. Six furlongs. Mr L. Brassey's eh c Oral, by Ayrshire — Merry Miser, 8.9 (W. Bradford) 1 Mr Dewar'sb or brc Perthshire, 8.13 (J Watts) 2 Sir J. Blundell Maple's blk c Firearm, 8.12 1 (Calder) 3 Mr J. Saloachin's Golm, 8.9 ... (Rickaby) 0 Mr Richard Croker's Maddison, 8.12 (C. Wood) 0 Betting : 11 to 4on Perthshire, sto 1 agst Orzil, 100 to 8 Firearm. Orzil made running from Perthshire, with Maddison and i' irearm on their right, and Golni on the left. So they travelled to the distance, where the issue was confined to Orzil and PerthBhire. Althjugh the first-named rolled about a good deal Perthshire was iv the same boat, and the idds were floored by three lengths ; five lengths between second and third. Maddison was last. \ Wednesday, June 2. Derby Stakes, of 6000sovs, by subscription of oOsovs each. For three-year-olds. The nominator of the winner 500iovs, the owner of the second 300sovs, and the owner of the third 200sovs. About one mile and n-half. Mr J Gubbins's b c Galtee More, by Kendal — Morgan ette, 9 0 (U Wood) 1 Xiord Rosebery's b c Velasquez, by Donovan — I Vista. 9.0 (J. Watts) 2 Sir S Scott's b c History, by Hampton— KaVlle, 9 0 (M. Cannon) 3 EEH. the Prince of Wales's b c Oakdene, by Donovan— Poetry, 9.0 ... (O. Madoen) 0 Sir J. K. Keene's b c St. Cloud 11, by Candlemas—Belle of Maywood, 9.0... (Bradford) 0 Mr Fairies b c Eager, by Enthusiast— Greeba, 9ti ... (F. Rickaby) 0 Mr J. G. Joicey's eh c Silver Fox, by Satiuty — Silver Sea, 9.0 (S. Loates) 0 Mr Wallace Johnstone's eh c Monterey, by Goldfinch— Mutina, 9.0 (F. Allsopp) 0 Hr Jersey's eh c Angelos, by St. Angelo— Spud, 9.0 (F. Fiulay) 0 Sir l\ Wadlow's b c Prime Minister, by Friar's Balsam— Twyael, 9 0 .tT (N. Robinson) 0 Mr C. D. Rose's b c Frisson, by Chittabob— >ur- ' prise, 9.0 (Calder) 0 Betting : 4 i to 1 on Galtee More, 10 to 1 agst Yela>quez, 25 to 1 History, 33 to 1 Silver Fox. 50 to 1 Eager and Monterey, 66 to 1 Oakdene, 100 to 1 St. Cloud 11, Frisson, and Prime Minister, 200 to 1 Angelos. With Prime Minister jumping off in front on the outside from Monterey, Angelos, and Oakdeue. they were followed by Hiitory, Galiee More, and Frisson, with St. Cloud II in the rear. This Drder soon underwent slight alterations, as Oakdene joined Prime Minister in passing Sherwood's, and at once took a slight lead. The pair were then divided by daylight from Galtee More, ftngelos, Eager, and Monterey, with St Cloud II continuing to whip in behind Silver Fox, History, Velasquez, and Frisson. At the mile post Prime Minister was clear of Oakdene again, their successors being Ga\t?e More ! and Monterey to the top of the hill, when History berame third, with Galtee More dividing him from YelaFquez, Kager, arc! Monterey in a cluster, ana Fri-son and St. Cloud II the two last. Half-way down the hill Pjime Minister began to compound, and he left Oakdene we 1 iv advance of Galtee More, Velatqurz, an.) H>tory, next to whom laid Eager and I'rime Minuter. As soon as Oakdene had rounded Tattenhani Corner
he began to tire, and G<ee More increased the command from velasqupz and History, with the wearer of the royal colours contriving to hold Eager and Silver Fox in decided check. The race was a match more 1 than a quarter of a mile from home, and although Velasquez rap his race out bravely to the end, he signally failed to disturb Galtee More, who had a uniform advantage to the distance, and won easily by two lengths. Easing off a little when pursuit was uaeless, History finished eight lengths behind Velasquez and about three lengths in front of Oakdene, with St. Cloud II fifth, Eager sixth. Silver Fox seventh, Monterey eighth, Angelos ninth, Prime Minister tenth, and Frisson last. Time, 2min 44sec. Thursday, June 3. Great Surrey Breeders' Foal Plate, of 1082sovs. For two-year-olds. Five furlongs. Captain Greer's eh c Bittern, by Gallinule— 7 Hirondelle, 8.9 (C. Wood) 1 Mr T. Cannon's eh f Our Queen, 8.6 (M. Cannon) 2 Mr P. Lorillard's eh c Lanwing 11, 8.9 (All^opp) 3 Common Dance, 8.9 „. .... .. (Calder) 0 Savoir Vivre, 8.9 ,M, M (S. Loates) 0 Demonette, 8.6 (X Cannon) 0 Sylvestris, 8.3 (Bradford) 0 Betting : 11 to 10 agst Bittern, 7 to 2 Our Queen, 6to_l Lapwing 11. Bittern made running from Savoir Vivre and Common Dance, with Lapwing II and Our Queen next to the distance, where ttvh v last-named worked her way into second place; but Bittern had by this time taken a clear lead, and holding it to the end he won easily by a length. Friday, June 4. Oaks Stakes, of 45"0sovs, by subscription of 5030vs eachj I'or three-year-old fillies. The nominator of the winner received 40030V5, the owner of the second 200sovs, and owner of the third lOOsovs out of the stakes. About one mile and a-half. Lord Hindlip's eh f Limasol, by Poulet— Queen of Cyprus, 9.0 (W. Bradford) 1 Lord Rosebery's b f Chelandry, by Goldfinch— Illuminata, 9.0 (J. Watts) 2 Lord Ellesmere's b f Fortalice, by FitzSinion— Zariba, 9.0 (F. Finlay) 3 Mr Reid Walker's Galatia, by Galopin— Pamela, 9.0 (R. W. Colling) 0 Mr C. D. Rose's Cortegar, by Galli.ird— Agnes Court, 9.0 (h. Loates) 0 Sir R. Waldie Griffith's Merle, by St. Serf— Thistlefield, 9.0 (G. Runibold) 0 Mr L. de Rothschild's Goletta, by G*lopin— Biserta, 9.0 (I . Wood) 0 MrJ. B. Leigh's Flying Colours, by PrismFlyaway, 9.0 (M. Cannon) 0 Betting : sto 2 on Chelandry, 10 to 1 aget Goletta, 100 to 8 Limasol, 100 to 7 Cortegar, 100 to 7 Flying Colours, 100 to 6 Galatia, 20 to 1 Merle, 40 to 1 Fortalice. Limasol led from Goletta, Chelandry, and Galatia, the uext pair being Merle and Fortalice, with Cortegar and Flying Colouis Bide by side in the rear. They ran so for a quarter of a mile, when GoletU was in cjinmand from Limasol, Galatia, and ChelaDdry, with Fortalice now last behind Cortegar, Merle, and Flying Colours. Half-way through the furzes Limasol resumed the command, with' Chelandry, Cortegar, and Flying » ,'oioura in immediate attendance. At thi.-s point Goletta. was refusing to make the least efforr, and ou the top of the hill had become conspicuously last. In the meanwhile Chelandry had drawn up to the heels of Limasol, ana they were followed to Tattenham corner by GaUtia and Flying Colours, well clear of Cortegar and Fortalice. Immediately after crossing the road Chelandry draw up 1,0 the neck of Limasol. and the pair came on from Galatia, Flying Colours, and Fortalice until a quarter of a mile from home, at which advanced stage Limasol, who had always been going as well as OheJand'ry, began to forge ahead again. The upshot was that she had the race in band, and steadily creatiDg a goodsized gap eventu *lly won by three lengths, with foar leDgthß between second and third. Galatia was fourth (beaten a head), Cortegar fifth. Merle sixth, Goletta seventh, and Flying Colours last. Time, 2miu 4osec. Value of the stakes, £4150. MANCHESTER. Wednesday, June 9. John o' Gaunt Plate, of 444sovs. For two-year-olds. Five furlongs. Prince of Wale&'s b f Little Dorrit, by Donovan— Pierrett e, 8.2 (O. Madden) 1 Mr J Lowther's b c Devil a Saint, 8.8 (Calder) 2 Lord Ellesmere's eh f Hedge, 8.5 (C. Wood) 3 Aloof, 8.13 (Finlay) 0 Succoth, 8.8... .„ ... ... (M. Cannou)'o Oceano, 8.2 (S. Loates) 0 Galliemifr, 8S (White) (I Meta 11, 8.5 (Allsopp) 0 Betting: 7 to 2 agst Oceano, 9 to 2 Devil a Saint, 6to 1 Hedge 10 to 1 Little Dorrit. - Little Dorrit made play from Succoth, Meta 11, Hedge, ana Aloof to the distance, wheiv the leader had the whole of the field in trouble. From that point some of her followers began to pull up, and sailing along to the end Little Dorrit won as she liked by four lengths. Breeders' Foal Plate, of 890sovs. For two-year-olds Five furlonga. Sir J Blundell Maple's b or br f Nun Nicer, by Common— Priestess, 8.9 (CaMer) 1 Mr M. Dawaon'a b c Longtown, 8 13 (J. Watts) 2 Mr H. Chaplin's b f Yester Year, 8 9 . „ (M. Cannon) 3 Lapwing 11, 8.9 (O. M«dden) 0 Doulton, 8.9 ... (Wildon) 0 Fencote, 8.9 ... „. ... (C. Wood) 0 Airosa, 8 6 ... ... (Allsopp) 0 Docetist, 8.6 „ (F. B. Black) 0 Shaftesbury, 8.6 (Fagan)" 0 Colt by Chelsea— Lady Hetty, 8.9 ... (White) 0 Betting : Evens on Longtown, 7 to 2 agst Yester Year, 7 to 1 Nun Nicer, 10 to 1 Docetist, 100 to 8 any other (o). .a quarter of a mile from home Airosa was in difficulties, and left Nun Nicer 'in front, and she won by a leDgth.
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BACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 2264, 22 July 1897
BACING IN ENGLAND. Otago Witness, Issue 2264, 22 July 1897
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