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RACING IN ENGLAND.

SANDOWN PARK. Friday, July 16. Eclipse Ftakes, of lO.OOOsovs ; second EOteovs, nominator of the winner SOOeovS, and the third lOOsovs. Eclipse Stakes Course (one wile and a-quarter). Prince of Wales's b c Persimmon, by St. Simon — Ferdita 11, 4yrs, 10.2 (J. Watts) 1 Lord Boscbery's b c Velasquez, by Donovnn — Vista, 3yre, 9.4 (C. Wood) 2 Mr L Brassey's b c Bay Ronald, by Hampton —Black Duchess, 4yrs, 913 (W. Br.jdtord) 3 Mr A. F. Cal vert's b or br c Bradwardine, by Burcaldiae— Monte Rosa, 4yrs, 9.6 (l\ Loates) 0 M. A. Meniar's b c Beato. by Fouilant— Bavarde, 4yr.=, 9.10 (T. Lane) 0 Betting : 100 to 12 on Persimmon, 100 to S agat Vel»squ*-z, 25 to 1 Bay Ronald, 33 to 1 Bradw*riine, and 40 to 1 Beato. The delay of 10 minutes was principally occaeioMfd l>y the tactics pursued by the" jockey of Be*t« to tecu r e the best of the start. He managed to jump off in front of Persimmon, -who immediately gave way to Bradwaivrinc and B*y Ronald, witli Velasquez in the renr. They raced so to the six-fnrlong po-.t, when Beato vras just clear of Bradwimline, with the others following in single flla. The pace was a " cracker," and Bradwardiue cl*ead with B«ato at the far orner and took the lead into the straight, whereupon Beato was passed by Persimmon and Bay Ronald, with the Fr*»ichinan dropping rapidly astern. In o.restiug the bill Peraimino'n turned on ttftam, and when : he deprived Bradwardine of the commstud at the entrance to the ia s ls the latter *harcd tbe retreat of Beate. ' Second and third places were now held by" Bay Ronald and Velatquez, of whom the thr«e-ya*r-old had been so well husbanded for an efitcri; that as he drew up to the quarters of Per- ' simmon a fight seemed in store. In fact, the far* u rite was for a few strides called upon in earnest, with the result that he forged ahead : again, and won amid n<uch cheering by a couple of lengths ; twice as far between second and third; Beato was bst. Time, 2min 9 3 ssec. Value cf the sUk-», £9285. Previous Winners of the Eclipse Stakes. Year. St. lb. B.p. Jockey. 3SSt>— Bendigo ... 9 7 6to 4 T. Cannon ISBB— Orbit 812 9to 4 T. Cannon ISB9— Ayrshire ... 10 2 4to 5 F Barrett ]B^l-Snrefoot ... 10 2 100 to 8 Liddiard 1532-Ornie 9 1 sto 4 G. Barrett 3893— Onne 10 2 2to 1 M. Cannon 1834— iMiigiass ... 10 2 4to 5 T. Loates IS95— Ls Jnsti<ier ... 9 1 6to 1 French 38Mi-Sr. Frusquin... 9 4 Ito 2 # i\ L«ates 1897- Persimmon ... 10 2 12 to 100 J. Watts The Time Record. in. s. m. s. ISSfi— Bendigo 2 12 2-5 IS92— Orme ... 2 15 JBS7— No race 18 '3— Orme ...2 112-5 ISSS-Orbifc... 2 14 IS-M-Isinalass ... 2 13 1889 -A'rsb ire 214 189o— Le Just icier 213 3-5 JS9O-ISO race 1800— St Frusquin 212 4-5 1891— Surefoot2 15 IS97— Persimmon 2 93 5 Persimmon's Winnings. j Two-year-old. . . £ £ Coventry Stakes ... 1,724 \ o cri Richmond Stakes ... 827 J *> bi}l ' Three-year-o'd. The Derby 5 450 "\ • St. Leger .-. 5,050 }■ 19,490 Jockey^Olnb Stakes .... 8,5*90 J Fuur-year-old Gold Cup, Ascot 3,380 \ ,0, 0 PA ~ Eclipse Stakes ... ...9,285 J ■ us>t * a ' Total ' , £34,706

Saturday, July 17. National Breeders' Produce Stakes, of : 425750v5. Five furlongs. Mr C. D. Uo-Vs eh c Cyllene, by Bonavista — Arcadia, ''.) 5 (S. Loates) 1 Lord Tto«ebery'a b f Ebba, 811 ... (C Wood) 2 Mr A. James's b c Dielytra, 9 0 ... (J. Watts) 3 Simylla.SU (Rickaby) 0 To*r*of Joy. 8.11 ■ ... (T. Loates) 0 Perthshire, 9,5 fB-adford) 0 :«.ip*iilve, 9 0 (M. CUnnon) 0 Girningron, 9.0 (O. Madden) Goliie, 9.0 (N. Uobinson) 0 Bo»»ieDoon, S.U TAUsopp) 0 B«tting : (i to son Cyllene, 10 to 1 agst Dielytra, a»« 25 to 1 Ebba. Cyllene had no opening to the distance, where h$ showed in advance of Ebba, and the pair baying overhauled Dielytra aud'SimyHa a hundred yards fiom homo, previous to which Perthshire had stood still, rapidly drew up, and Cylleoe won by a bead ; two lengths between second and third. Value of the stakes, £4257.

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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 2271, 9 September 1897

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RACING IN ENGLAND. Otago Witness, Issue 2271, 9 September 1897

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