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RACING IN ENGLAND.

DONCASTER. Tuesday, Sepiembee 11. CHAMPAGNE STAKES, 'of l£oosovs. For two-year-olds. lisd House m. Mr H. J. King's b c Orchid, by Orme— Musley Maid, 9.0 ( J. Sloan) 1 Sir R. Waldie Griffith's eh c Veles, 9 0 (J. H. Martin) 2 Captain E. Loder's eh c Star Shoot, 9.0 {.J. Reiff) 3 Lord Bobs, 8.0 (S. Loates) Q Flcur d'Ete, 8.11 (L. Reiii) 0 Tannstickor, 8.11 (O. Madden) 0 Betting : 7 to 4 agst Veles, 2to 1 Orchid, 7 to 2 Star Shoot. Lord Bobs set the pace to Fleur d'Ete and Star Shoot to the bend. Here Veles took up the running, followed by Lord Bobs and Tannsticko^-, but at tho disxaJice was challenged by Orchid, who got up in the last furlong, and won by ihiee parts of a length ; the same distance between second and third. GREAT YORKSHIRE HANDICAP PLATE, of 975sovs. Old St. Leger course. Lord Durham's b g Osbech, by Common — Alibech, Syr s, 8.12 (F. Rickaby) 1 Mr C. S. Newton's b h Ameer, syrs, 7.10 (O. Madden) 2 Sir E. Cassel's b f Gadfly, 4yrs, 7.7 (J. Reiff) 3 Sinopi, 4yrs, 6.7 (Broom) 0 Jiffy 11, syrs, 8.6 (L. Reiff) 0 Lady Schoniberg, 3yrs, 6.10 (C. Rickaby) . . 0 Bettmg : 9 to 4 agst Osbeeh, 4to 1 Gadfly, 5 to 1 Ameer. When well in. the straight, Sinopi had shaken off the attentions of Lady Schomberg, and Osbech was now rapidly closing up. Below the distance Sinopi began to hold » out of distress, and, dropping out of the contest shortly afterwards, Osbech held Ameer at Lay, and won by two lengths ; a length between second and third. Time, 3min 13 1-osec. Wednesday, September 12. St. Leger Stakes, of 25sovs each, for three-year-olds ; the second received 300sovs, and the third lOOsovs. About one mile six furlongs and 132 yards. Prince of W ales' s b c Diamond Jubilee, by St. Simon— Perdita 11, 9.0 (H. Jones) .. 1 Mr W. Low's br c Elopement, bysßightaway —Maid of Lorn, 9.0 (M. Cannon) .. .. 2 Mr J. Redd Walker's eh g Courlan, by Gallinule—Clarion, 9.0 (J. F. Sloan) 3 Lord Rosebery's b or br c Sailoi Lad, by Ladas — Seabreeze (C. Wood) 4 Prince of Wales's Frontignan, by St. Simon —Sweet Muscat, 9.0 (R. Jones) . . .. \. 0 Mr J. Musker's Downham, by Orion — Mods, 9.0 (J. H. Martin) 0 Mr A. Stedall's Most Excellent, by Freemason — L'Excepcion, 9.0 (S. Loates) . . 0 Lord Durham's Mardi, by Marcion — Primrose Day, 9.0 (F. Rickaby) . . 0 Lord Harewood's Phalaris, by Tyrant — Carillon, 9.0 (L. Reiff) 0 Mr L. de Rothschild's Hulcot, by Crafton — Qiieen of the Riding, 9.0 (T. Loates) .. 0 Lord Durham's Martineau, by Marcion — Drizzle, 9.0 (C. Rackiby) .. ... .. 0 Betting: 7 to 2 on Diamond Jubilee, 100 to 7 agst Elopement, 25 to 1 Mardi and Courlan, 40 to 1 Phalaris and Downham, 100 to 1 agst Sailoi Lad, Hulcot, and Most Excellent, 200 to 1 Frontignan and Martineaii. An excellent start. Frontignan, on the inflide, get the pace to Diamond Jubilee, Mardi,

Martineau, Most Excellent, Hulcot, and Elopement, with Phalaris, Downhaui, and Courlau the last, three. After covering a quarte.. of a mile Frontignan drew away from Martineau, Diamond Jubilee, and Mardi, with Hulcot Aext, in front of Mo&t Excellent, Elopement, and Courlan. Up the hill Martineau h-id headed Froniignan, who dropped into third place, behind Diamond- Jubilee, whilst Mardi headed the others. A mile and a-quarter flora. .home, Diamond Jubilee joined Martineua, whilst Mardi went on third, in advance of Downhain, Most Excellent, ilulcot, and Courlan, Frontignan, now dropping into the rear. As the Red House was reached Diamond Jubilee was out a couple of lengths in front of Mardi, with ,Ccurlan next, in advance of Sailor Lad and Elopement. Rounding the bend Courlan was beaten, and Diamond Jubilee entered the line for home with the race well won, followed by Mardi, Courlan, and Elopement. Sloan was soon riding Courlan, and though Diamond Jubilee appeared tcfonce hang fire, he only required something to lace with him. It was now Elopenicnt's turn to come throt;gh, which he did with a rattle, bvtt all to no purpose, for Diamond Jubilee, with eais pricked, strode home a length and a-half winner ; two lengths between second and third. Sailor Lad was placed fourth, Hulcot was fifth, Msst Excellent sixth, Phalaris seventh, Ma'rdi eighth, and then came Downhani and Martineau, a long way off, whilst Frontignan was tailed off, last. Time, 3min 9 l-ssec.

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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 2433, 31 October 1900

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