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THE CESAREWITCH RACE AT NEWMARKET.

, Tuesday, 11th Ootobee. - The Ce'sarewitoh Stakes, a free handicap of 25 „ soys. each, 15 ft. with 200 added for 3-yr.-olds and upwards ; .winners , extra.^ Cesarewitcb. Course. 2 miles *2 'furlongs, and 28 "yards. '30 6ubs. ' ' ' Lord Coventry's Thalestris, by Kingston-- Virago, >( 4 yrs., 6st. 21b (J. Grhnshaw) 1 Mr. W. Kobinson's Gratitude, 4 years 6st (Carroll)^ Mr. S. Hill's Aekwoi'th, 3 yrs.7st (Cannon) 3 \ 'The : following also ran-:— Blackdown, Miner, Despair, JocOj ,Tomato,> The .Brewerj.Beaver, Lady Hylda^King Charming,. Sharping, woman,, Mail Train, Crisis," Dr. * Syntax, "Planet, Suspicion,. Beatrix, Pearl. Diver,, .c by.^az.zoletto— Oaliafca, Cathedral, Castle Espie,' Wandering; Minstrel, -Auricula, EOI7 Poly,.:Cuarinian, : Battaglia, and Speculation (late Belooeb.ee.) '■■ Betting.: 100 to 30* agst. G-ratitude, 9 to 2 agst. Mail TfainylOO'tb 15' agst. Thalesfcris, 10 to 1 agstl Charmian, 100 to 8 agst. Calista colt, 100., t0 "1 agst. /Planet, .lpO.'tp.e.jagst. The/Brewer, 25 ri to 1 j agsfc. Catheclrat, 30"to 1" agst. : Suspicion, 1 33 to T " a"-stl Lady Hylda/-*0 to • lpeach ags : t.jAck worth dndißeatrk, 50 to' l" against^ Blackdown, "66 to 1 agst. Beaver, and 100 to liagstoPearl Diver. _ f JThe Eace.— Preciseiy. at 2.38, only 3 minutes : beybnd tile Sme' appointed 'for 'the racef an admirable jstart was^^ effected, T The-,Brewer~making. -play, with "Mail' Train and Tomato" close at His side, G-Fatitude" werelnTf ohfc, ■ wide p£ the three leaders, ;the -rest being, close r{Qs, : Holy „ JPolj, - -King .- -Charming, _and Charming 'Woman being beaten .early, in tlie Except thai Pkriet/'Mineri Cath'edval/Battaglia, Wander-, ing SMinstrel,. Dr. Syntax, and Beatrix were alone when half the distance had been run, there was no alteration until the -lot had- streamed^ on. -to.the bushes, where G-raKtude oh 'the 'upper' gro'iind, with Thalestris at her neck, was in. front, closely attended by Mail Trdm ;i (lying 'about tiu-ee parts of a length in the rear), Planet and Ackworbh, wide of the trio, being the"bther two in advance. The race afc this point had . a . very ".tailing" appearanbe';DiJspair, I B'Oly Poly,- and King Charmingr—the, latter of whom; was pulled up shortly after" ]iassing ; tlie r b ushes-— being completely 'out of "the issue at the bushes. ;. Coming down the- hill, after ; passing the bushes, Mail Train began- to show signs of distress, inimediately he was called upon to ' sti'Uggle ' with ' " Grratitude arid Thale'stris ; ■"'(with whom the result appeared a match) and shortly afterwards Bwerving right across, -the; course to the- left, .narrowly escaped running amongst the crowd wh6were taking their view of the race! from. the ropes. In the dip (gratitude was leading by three-quarters of a length - from. Thalestris, who inch by inch gained upon Mr. EobLnson's marO; and after one o£- the' iribst; exciting finishes Thalestris got up in the last stride and won by a heacL ' Threetquarters ;.) of ; ajleiigth; separated the second and third.. Mail Train was fourth, Planet fifth,; .Mmer.rjsixth, Cathedral seventh, Battaglia eighth, Wandering Minstrel ninth, and Beatrix, and Dr. Syntax next. The last lot were the Calista colt, Despair, Roly Poly, and Charming Woman; The only accident, in the race occurred to Auricula, who was knocked on her knees 'coming '"through the gap by Ackworth; but- neither- -horse nor- jockey was injured,-r-2Zb?ree JS T ews. ;;■■•;•; ;;.: '"

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THE CESAREWITCH RACE AT NEWMARKET., Southland Times, Volume I, Issue 84, 20 December 1864

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THE CESAREWITCH RACE AT NEWMARKET. Southland Times, Volume I, Issue 84, 20 December 1864

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