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NEWMARKET FIRST SPRING MEETING.

THE TWO THOUSAND GUINEAS. United Press Association— By Electrto , Telegraph — Copyright. (Received April 28, 8.41 a.m.) . " LONDON, April 2T. At the Newmarket First Spring Meeting today, the following is the result of th« ! TWO THOUSAND GUINmS STAKES, of 100 Boys each; second horse to receive 400 eovs and third horse 200 soys from the stake. One mile. 1 Mt Leopold de Rottnohild's bo St Amant, ! by St Frusquin— Lady Loverule, 9si . 1 Sir John Thur*by'e b c John o' G*ma, by Isinglas*— LV Fleche, Bfft . . .2 . Mr_J. Husker's br c Henry the First, by ■^ Melton-r-Simena, 9srfc ... 3 •Eleven other horses started. (Ail three placed horses have good records as two-year-olds. Si Amant started five times and placed three victories to his credit. He opened his career at the Ascot June Meeting by winning the Coventry Stakes, of 1953 soys, run over, rive and a half furlongs. In the following month he won the Prince of Wales Stakes at Goodwood, the race being valued at 2200 eovs, and run over «be furlongs. In September he could only finish third in, the Champagne Stakes at Doncaater, won by Pretty PolJy, but at the Newmarket October Meeting he secured 'th« Rous Memorial Plate, of 600 soys, five furlongs. At the same meeting he had again 1© strike his colours to -Pretty Polly, to whom he finished second in the ■Middle Park Plate. John o' Gaiurt only started four limes as a two-year^ld. Hi* opening essay was to finish second in a •Maiden. Plate at the Newmarket May Meeting. He then fini&hed behind St Ama-nt in the Coventry Stakes, and occupied third position iaJme British Dominion Handicap, for two-year-olds, at the Sandown June Meeting. He dosed tihe season by winning the Hursibourne Stakes, of 585 «ovs. run over five furlongs, at the Bilbury Park Meeting. Henry th« First was four times successful out of six starts. He finwhea third in the Hurst Park Foal Stakes «b me opening of the season^ and then <afc the Newcastle June Meeting appropriated the Seafcon Delaval Plate, of 1080 eovs, five furlongs. He next acted as "runner-up" to St Amant in vhe Prince of Wales Stakes, and then won a double «.t the Newmarket September Meeting; securing the Buckenh'am Stake 3, of 1200 soys, and the Bosoawen Stakes, of. 900 soys, both run over five and a half fur'.onge. He finished the season by winning the Dewhurst Plate, of 1687 pova, seven furlongs, run at the Newmarket October Meeting. On latest! mail ad- J vices he was favourite for the Derby.)

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NEWMARKET FIRST SPRING MEETING., Star, Issue 7997, 28 April 1904

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