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The Hunters' Stakes of 3 sov. each, with 30 added, and 10 for the second horse ; 12st. each ; 'm, and g. allowed 3lb. thoroughbreds 10mb. extra : the winner to be sold for 1501. if for 1001. allowed 7lb. for 501. 14ib. heats, the New Course, nearly two miles. Mr Brown's Jack, by Venison, (1001.) llst. 41b.
Mr E. Haworth 1 1 Mr Coppard's b. m. Agility (501.) 10st. llib. - owner 2 2 Mr C. Bates's b. g. The Baron (501.) 10st. 11 lb. Mr Johnson 3 dr Mr Mathews's b.g. Rushlight (501.) 10st. 1lib. (carried Ilst. 4lb.)
owner 4 dr Mr c. Taylor's b. m. Flora Fabri (501.) 10st. 111b, owner 5 dr Ld Paget's b. m. Camelia (501.) 10st. lib. Mr A Ricardo dis
A Hurdle Race of 2 sov. each, with 20 added ; llst. 71b. each ; Gentlemen riders : the winner to be sold for 1001. three quarters of a mile. Mr Hornsby's Donald Caird, by Mozart Mr E. Haworth 1 Ld A. Lennox's Barnaby Rudge
Ld Glamis 2 Mr C. Bates's The Baron
- Mr Johnson 3 Five others started. A Hack Stakes of 2 sov. each, with 5 added, the winner to be sold for 501. Gentlemen riders, heats, three quarters of a mile (5 subscribers) was won by Mr Mathews's Rushlight, 1lst. 7lb. beating Rob Roy.
A Hurdle Race of 1 sov, each, with 10 added, 11st. 71b. each, two miles (6 subscribers) was won by Mr Jenkins's ch. g. Bob Booty (Mr Mathews) beating three others.
CROXTON PARK. WEDNESDAY, April 1st.-The Farmers' Plate of 50 sov. and 10 for the second horse, given by the Gentlemen of the Belvoir and Quorndon Hunts, for horses not thorough-bred, the property of and bred by Farmers, which have been regularly hunted, &c. and which never started previous to the day (except for this plate) paid, or recd. ft. four yrs old, 11st. 10lb. five, 12st. 7 ib. six, 13st. and aged, 13st. 5ib. ridden by Farmers or their Sons ; heats, two miles, over hurdles. Mr J. Pilgram's b. h. Nimble Harry, by Harry Siddons, or Nimrod, 6 yrs
owner' 1 3 1 Mr March's ch.h. Whitefoot' . . Mr Guy - 2 2 Mr Hilton's bl. c. Othello, 4 yrs . . . .
Mr Hurd's ch. f. Levina, 4 yrs . *Mr Spriggs's br. g. Wheeler, 6 yrs Mr Wright 2 1
Four others started for the first heat.
* Wheeler, previous to starting, was objected to as not being bred in the county; after the second heat an investigation took place, and he was disqualified.
The qualification of Nimble Harry was also objected to, he having run for a Cavalry stake at Bicester; and the plate was eventually awarded to Whitefoot, the second money to Othello.
The Scurry Stakes of 5 sov, each, with 20 added, for horses of all denominations (winners previous to starting excepted) 12st. each ; the winner paid 51. to the Racing-fund; half a mile (9 subscribers). Mr Osbaldeston's b. c. Secutor, by Gladiator, 4 yrs owner i Mr H. Clifton's bl. g. Mervis, 6 yrs - Mr R. Clifton 2 Mr R. E. Oliver's bl. m. Grace Darling, 6 yrs Ld Howth 3 Ld Wilton's br. g. The Cracker, aged - Ld Wilton Mr J. Wilders's b. g. Pot-boy, aged
- Mr Erskine Mr C. P. Leslie's ch.g. Democrat, 6 yrs - Mr G. Moore Sir H. Bruce's br. h. Evergreen, 5 yrs - Capt. W. Pee! Mr Geary's cb. m. Quicksilver, by Elis - Ld Newport 2 to 1 agst Mervis, 4 to 1 agst Evergreen, 5 to 1 agst Quick
silver, and 6 to 1 agst Secutor. Won by three quarters of a
length ; Grace Darling beaten by about a neck for second. Mr Surtees's b. h. Tariff (owner) beat Mr Atkinson's ch. h. Ceremony (owner) 12st. each, two miles and a half, 100, h. ft.
The Granby Handicap of 20 sov, each, 10 ft. and only 5 if declared, &c, with 50 added, for horses of all denominations (two yrs old excepted) the winner paid 15 sov, to the Race-fund; Granby Course, about a mile and a half (42 sub. 19 of whom paid only 5 sov, each). Ld Chesterfield's b. c. Javelin, by Jereed, 4 yrs, 10st. 11 lb.
Ld Wilton 1 Mr Osbaldeston's b. c. Secutor, 4 yrs, 10st. 7lb. Mr Osbaldeston 2 Mr Robinson's br. h. Morpeth, 5 yrs, llst. J2ið. Mr P. Williams Mr W. Scott's b. h. Cataract, 6 yrs, llst. 61. Capt. W. Peel Capt. Boyd's ch. h. Dog Billy, 5 yrs. 10st. 121b. Mr Erskine Ld Howth's b. h. Bashful, 5 yrs, 10st. 10lb. - Ld Howth Mr Leslie's b. h. Wootton (h. -b.) 5 yrs, 10st. 7fb. Mr G. Moore Mr W. H. Johnstone's b. g. Blind Hookey, aged, 10st. 7fb.
Mr Scobell Mr Spriggs's b. f. Mogador, 4 yrs, 10st. 61b. Mr J. F. RowlandsMr Robbins's b. g. Valiant, 4 yrs, 10st. - Capt. Pettat Ld Howth's b. c. Outcast, 3 yrs, 9st. 51b. Mr Berkeley 5 to 2 agst Morpeth, 3 to 1 agst Valiant, 3 and 4 to 1 agst Bash
ful, 4 to 1 agst Cataract, 5 to 1 agst Blind Hookey, 6 to 1 agst
Outcast, and 14 to 1 agst Javelin. Won by a length ; Cataract and Blind Hookey beaten about half a length by Secutor, The Billesden Coplow Stakes (handicap) of 25 sov, each, 10 ft. for horses that have been regularly hunted with ihe Belvoir, Quorn, or Cottesmore hounds; once round and a distance (5 subscribers). Mr R. E. Oliver's bl. m. Grace Darling, by Sheet Anchor, 6 yrs, 12st. 5lb.
Capt. Williams 1 Mr Atkinson's b. g. Tom-tit, 6 yrs, 10st. 13fb. Ld Howth 2 Col. Anson's b. h. Brilliant, aged, llst. 9. - Ld Wilton 3 Ld Maidstone's The Kicker (half-bred) aged, 10st. 9ib. owner 4 6 to 4 and 2 to 1 agst Grace Darling, 3 to 1 agst Tom-tit, and
4 and 5 to 1 agst The Kicker. Won easily by a length and a half. THURSDAY.–The Farmers' Handicap of 50 sov, and 5 to the second horse, for those horses which ran for each heat in the Farmers' plate and were not distanced; ridden by Gentlemen; heats, once round. Mr Pilgrim's b. h. Nimble Harry, 6 yrs, 13st. Mr Scobell 1 1 Mr March's ch. h. Whitefoot, 5 yrs, ilst. 10lb.
Mr W. H. Johnstone 2 2 Mr Hurd's ch. f. Levina, 4 yrs, 8st. 121b. Mr Clifton 3 dis
This plate was also awarded to Whitefoot, on the same grounds as the first day's plate ; no horse received the 5 sov. as second.
A gold Cup, added to a Handicap Stakes of 20 sov, each, 10 ft. and only 5 if declared, &c. the winner of the Granby handicap, 10lb. of the Coplow, 7lb. extra. The winner paid 151. to the race. fund ; two miles (15 subscribers, 3 of whom paid only 5 sov. each.) Ld Chesterfield's Javelin, 4 yrs, llst. 9fb. (including 10lb. extra)
Mr P. Williams 1 Mr W. Scott's Cataract, 6 yrs, llst. 4ib. - Capt. W. Peel 2 Mr Spriggs's b. f. Mogador, 4 yrs, 10st. 2i. - Mr Scobell 3 Mr Osbaldeston's Secutor, 4 yrs, 10st. 9ib.
- owner 4 Ld Chesterfield's New Brighton, 6 yrs, llst. 41b. Ld Wilton 5 6 to 4 and 6 to 5 agst Cataract, 25 to 10 agst New Brighton, 4 to
1 agst Secutor, and 5 to 1 agst Javelin. Won easily by half
a length; Mogador a bad third. Mr W. H. Johnstone's Blind Hookey, by Bran, 12st. recd. ft. from Mr Clifton's Pedlar, llst. owners to ride, one mile and a half, 500, 100 ft.
The Melton Plate of 501. given by the Inhabitants of Melton Mowbray; four yrs old, 10st. 71b. five, Ilst. 4ib. six and aged, llst. Ilib. m. and g. allowed 3ib. half-bred, 6ib. a winner previous to starting to carry 5lb. if of the Tally-ho, Granby, or Coplow, 10lb. extra; one mile and a half. Mr Osbaldeston's ch. m. Sorella, by The Saddler, 5 yrs owner 1
Mr Ird's ch.c. Tottenham, 4 yrs - Mr P. Williams 2 Capt. Boyd's cb, h. Dog Billy, 5 yrs - Mr S. Erskine 3 Mr H. Clifton's Mervis, 6 yrs
owner 4 Mr T. Davis's Coheiress, 6 yrs, 11st. 9tb. - Mr Scobell Mr Geary's ch, m. Quicksilver, 6 yrs, llst. 81b. Capt. W. Peel 5 to 4 on Sorella, and 7 to 2 agst Tottenham. Won easily by two
lengths. The Optional Selling Stakes of 10 sov. each, with 20 added; four yrs old, 10st. 61b. five, llst. 2lb. six and aged, Ilst. 61b. maiden horses allowed 41b. The winner to be sold for 1001. if entered to be sold for 1501. to carry 3lb. for 2001. 8ib, for 3001, 141b. and for 4001. 21ib. extra; a mile and a half (3 subscribers). Mr W. H. Johnstone's b.g. Blind Hookey, aged (1501.) 1]st. 91b.
Mr Scobell 1 Ld Chesterfield's br.g. New Brighton, 6 yrs (1501.) 1lst. 9ib.
Ld Wilton 2 6 to 4 on New Brighton. Won easily. The forced Handicap of 5 sov. each, with 20 added ; one mile. Mr W. H. Johnstone's Blind Hookey, aged, 12st. 3ib. Capt. Peel I Mr Ird's Tottenham, 4 yrs, llst. llib.
Mr Parkyns 2 Sir H. Bruce's br. h. Evergreen, 5 yrs, llst. - Mr Clifton 3 Mr Leslie's Wotton, 5 yrs, llst. 10ib.'
Ld Howth 4 Ld Wilton's br. g. The Cracker, aged, llst. - Ld Wilton 5 6 to 5 and even on Blind Hookey, and 5 to 2 agst Wotton. Won
BIBURY OLD MEETING. FRIDAY, April 3rd. The Bibury Stakes of 10 sov. each, 5 ft. for horses not thorough-bred, that never won before the day of running (matches excepted) five yrs old, Ilst. 7ib, six and aged, 12st. two miles (11 subscribers). Mr I. Griffith na. b. c. by Stockport, out of Raffle, 3 yrs - 1 Sir C. Cockerell's b. m. Flirt, 5 yrs
The Aldsworth Handicap of 10 sov. each, 5 ft. with 25 added; one mile and a half (8 subscribers).
Sir C. Cockerell's br. m. Niobe, by Defence (h.-b.) 5 yrs, llst. 1 Mr Wall's b. g. Minus, 5 yrs, l1st. 5fb. and Mr Parr's Jack Cade
5 yrs, 10st. 12ib. also started.
The Hack Stakes of 5 sov. each : the winner to be sold for 401. straight in, about three quarters of a mile. Sir C. Cockerell's b. m. Flirt, by Detonator, or Viceroy (h.-b.)
5 yrs, llst.
Mr Wall's b. m. Zela, 5 yrs, llst. 101b.
A Handicap of 5 sov. each, 1 ft. one mile, was won by
EPSOM SPRING MEETING. Friday, April the 3rd.—The Epsom Trial Stakes of 5 sov. each, with 50 added by Sir Gilbert Heathcote, Bart, for three yrs old, 7st. four, 9st. one mile. Mr Hook's b. f. Buttress, by Defence, 3 yrs - Crouch 1 Mr S. Stanley's ch. c. Leaconfield, 3 yrs - W. Abdale 2 D. of Richmond's br. c. Laird o'Cockpen, 4 yrs Flatman 3 Sir G. Heathcote's ch. c. brother to Valentissimo, 3 yrs Wooton Sir G. Heathcote's b. f. by Liverpool, out of Carolina, 3 yrs
Chapple Mr Bainbridge's br. c. Sir Peter Laurie, 3 yrs
Pettit Mr J. Day's br. c. Bourton, 3 yrs
- A. Day Mr E. Haworth's br. c. John Davis, 4 yrs . Brown, jun. Mr G. Maugham's b. f. Cherry-bounce, 3 yrs • EatwellMr Balchin's b.c. Sir Edmund (half-bred) 3 yrs
Tasker 2 to 1 agst Bourton, 3 to 1 agst Buttress, 4 to 1 agst Leaconfield,
and 5 to 1 agst Laird o'Cockpen. Won by half a length; Sir
Peter Laurie a good fourth. The Great Metropolitan Stakes, being a bonus of 300 sov. by the subscriptions of the Licensed Victuallers of London and their Friends, added to a Handicap Sweepstakes of 10 sov. each; the owner of the second horse recd. 50 sov, out of the stakes, and the third 25 sov. last mile and a quarter of the proposed New Derby Course (61 subscribers). Mr Matthews's b. f. Chamois, by Venison, 3 yrs, 5st. 7lb. Sharpe ] Mr Gully's br. c. Weatherbit, 4 yrs, 8st. 91b. - S. Day 2 Mr G. S. Ford's b. f. Auricula, 3 yrs, 5st.
Tasker 3 Mr G. Ongley's bl. m. Queen of the Gipsies, 6 yrs, 8st. 21b.
- R, Sly Mr O'Brien's br. h. Lord Saltoun, 5 yrs, 7st. 111b. Francis Col. Peel's b. c. King Cob, 4 yrs, 7st. 10lb. . - Flatman Mr Maugham's ch, h. Doctor Phillimore, 5 yrs, 7st. 9ib. ..
Brown, jun. Mr Forth’s b. h. False Report, 5 yrs, 7st. 81b. - Crouch Mr Dockeray's bl. m. Lady Charlotte, 5 yrs, 7st. 8. Wakefield Ld G. Bentinck's ch. f. My Mary, 4 yrs, 7st. 7 ib. - Abdale Mr Drinkald's ch. g. Elemi, 5 yrs, 7st. 71b. - A. Day Mr Forth's b. m. Bourra Tomacha, 6 yrs, 7st. 5lb.. Mitson