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THE DERBY.

United Press Association —By Electric Telegraph —Copyright.. (Received May 22, 8.53 a.m.) » LONDON, May 21. Betting on the Derby: 7 to 2 sgst Volodyovski, 6 to 1 Haadicapper, 10 to 1 Royal Rouge, 100 to 8 William -the Third, 100 to 6 OlympiaH. (The 'Derby •will be run on the second day of the Epsom Summer MeetingjOn. Wednesday, June 5. Volodyovski, by Florizel II. — La Reine, is owned by Lady Meux, but was leased to Lord William Beresford. On the death of 'the last-named, trouble ensued as to the possession of the oolt, and he was eventually leased for two years to the Amerioan racing man, Mr vV. C Whitney. Volodyovski is trained by the American trainer Huggins, and ha& ruled as lihe winter favourite for 'the Derby. His only engagement: ihis season, prior to -the Derby, waa the Newmarket Biennial Stakes, of which the result is not yet to band, but it will probably be found that he did mob start. The colt nas hardened up considerably in the betting during fhe past few weeks, as -when the last mail left England he waa quoted at 6 to 1, so that !he Is evidently making satisfactory progress -with his pre« paration. Handicapper, by Matchmaker — Agnes Osbome, is owned by Sir E. Cassel, and has come into 13ie 'betting quite recently, as the result of has ma im the Two Thou&and Guineas. Royal Rouge, by Florizel ll.— Red Enamel, is owned and trained by J. Cannon, and has been steadily supported for some time back, bis price -when, the last mail left being 100 <to 8. William the Third is -the St Simon—Gravity colt witih winch the Duke of Portland won the Newmarket Stakes last -week, and he owes his present position, in the betting to that victory.) t

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THE DERBY., Star, Issue 7106, 22 May 1901

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THE DERBY. Star, Issue 7106, 22 May 1901

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