RACING IN ENGLAND.
LONDON, Ju'y 17 At the Sandown Park meeting tho Eclip=e Stakes resulted as follows — THE ECLIPSE STAKES, of lO.OOOsovs , the owner of the second ho-&e Sooso\ «s. third lOOsovs, kid the nominator of the winner 500?ovs out of the stakes One mile and aquartfi i3r J. Gnbbi".s's br c 4.rd Patnck, by St. Flouai — iidgaiitic, <!; rs .. .. .. 1 Mr B.its's b f Sceptre, by Persimmon — Sj: J. Mi'ler's br c Rock Sur.d, by Sair.iom — Roquebnme, 3;*rs 3 Oiiols und the Lhike of WoE.minster also Waited Ard Patrick won by a neck, three 'enjrilis separating second and tnird. Rock Sp.ikl was ins taw.^j, but Onolo toon supplanted him, with Aid Patrick and Sctptie thud und fouith. A mile from homo Ard Patnck diei\ to the fio:\ fo'.lojrcd by Rock Sard and Sceptre. At t'-'o quarler-unle post Scept-e ran up second, an-d passing Ard Patrick, the ]..ur foii^ht out ,i d°bp°rnts finish. iJuk; of V.'eotniir.ster was fourth M. 1 diilj 1 !. 1 - sod Aid P.iti.ck to Count Lamsdorff for 29 OJC gunicos, retaining the right to lrn the horse through tie season. [Ths ru-. j ot i g b^twee i Ard Patrick (last ycr.r's D?rb\ wn.nerl. Sceptic tthe winner of the Oi c Thousand Guineas, Two Thousand Ciuiuesc, tmd St Leg?r), and Rock Sand (the winner of this year's Two Thousand Guineas and Dcxby winner) woald be certain to arousa great inteieat in the racing world. Ard Patrick by annexing the Punce of Wales Stakes (10 OOOsovM and tho aboT.e-mentioned race has confirmed the excellent form he displayed lsst season prio* t-o going s'igiitly amiss beioie the St Leger, and has proved a great stake-winner for his owi 1 or and breedei, Mi J. Gubbms, v.ho, it will be remembered, s-o'd GalUe Mere at tho conclusion o r lus racing caieer for 21,OOOso\s]
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RACING IN ENGLAND., Otago Witness, Issue 2575, 22 July 1903
RACING IN ENGLAND. Otago Witness, Issue 2575, 22 July 1903
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