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SPORTING.

+. THE DERBY. Per Electric Telegraph— Copyright. Pbb Press Association. ] London, May 29. , The race for the Derby was run to-day and resulted as follows :— SirVisto 1 Curzon 2 Kirkconnel 3 Betting at the start— 9 to 1 against Sir Visto, 100 to 8 against Kirkconnel, 33 to 1 against Curzon, 100 to 13 against Laveno. ~i There were 15 starters, and Lord Rose.bery's colt won by three-quarters of a length. Beckhampton, which ran fourth, led the field into the straight, when Sir Visto made his effort and won as above. It was an unexpected victory, and the crowd loudly cheered Lord Rosebery as he led the winner back to the saddling enclosure. Time — 2min 43sec.

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SPORTING., Timaru Herald, Volume LVIII, Issue 1768, 31 May 1895

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SPORTING. Timaru Herald, Volume LVIII, Issue 1768, 31 May 1895

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