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Mystery, b. f. by Jerry out of Nameless, Mr. G. Ongley's.-At Northampton and Pytchley Hunt, 90 sovs.; and at Ascot Heath, 150 sovs.

New-year's Day, b. f. by Jerry out of Problem, Mr. Booth's.-At Newmarket Second October, received 100 sovs. from colt by Slane out of Cobweb.

Nutbourne, ch. c. by Elis, dam by Peter Lely, Mr. Gully's.-At Goodwood, the Molecomb Stakes of 675 sovs.-D and L.

Old England, b. c. by Mulatto out of Fortress, Mr. John Day's.-At Ascot Heath, 420 Sovs. (Mr. Gully's): at Newmarket July, the July Stakes of 430 sovs.; at Newmarket Second October, 200 sovs.; and at Newmarket Houghton, 225 sovs. -D. and L.

Olive Oil, b. f. by Muley Moloch out of Olive, Lord G. Bentinck's, -At Goodwood, 200 sovs.s.-D and L.

Outcast, ch. f. by Elis out of Sister to Glencoe, Mr. Holland's.-At Sutton Park, 50 sovs.

Pantasa, b. c. by Picaroon out of Acanthus, Mr. Mostyn's.-At Liverpool July, the Mersey Stakes of 475 sovs.-D. and L.

Piccolina, b. f. by Toss-up out of Minima, Mr. Ford's.-At Newmarket First October, 50 sovs.

Plaudit, br. f. by Tomboy out of Interlude, Lord Eglinton's.-At Newmarket Hough. ton, received 100 sovs. from Captain Phebus.

Pluto, bl. c. by Sheet Anchor out of Vesper, Sir J. Gerard's.-At Newton, 140 sovs.; at Warwick, 160 sovs.; at Richmond, 235 sovs.; and at Nottingham, 100 sovs. Prologue, br. c. by Camel out of The Drama, Duke of Bedford's.-At Lewes, 100 sovs.; at Newmarket First October, the Rutland Stakes of 260 sovs.; and at Newmarket Second October, received 100 sovs. from Jet.

Pug, b. f. by Bay Middleton out of Barbiche, Lord G. Bentinck's.-At Newmarket Houghton, 50 sovs.-O.

Pythia, ch. f. by St. Martin out of Spaewife, Lord Eglinton's.--At Paisley, 80 sovs.; and at Western Meeting, 105 sovs.

Refraction, br. f. by Glaucus out of Prism, Duke of Richmond's.-At Goodwood, the Ham Stakes of 2500 sovs.; at the same Meeting, received half of 225 sovs. with Maid of Orleans; and at Newmarket Second October, the Clearwell Stakes of 670 sovs.-0.

Rigolette, br. f. by Jerry out of Rhodope, Mr. Payne's.-At Newmarket Houghton,

50 sovs.

Rose of Cashmere (The), ch. f. by Abraham Newland out of Manurity, Mr. H. Johnstone's. At Eglinton Park, 100 sovs.

Rose of Cashmere, ch. f. by Bay Middleton out of Moss Rose, Lord G. Bentinck's.At Goodwood, 200 sovs.; at the same Meeting, 50 sovs.; and at Newmarket Houghton, 175 sovs.-0.

Scarmentado, bl. c. by Voltaire out of Sarah, Lord Albemarle's.-At Ascot, received 75 sovs.-0.

Sowerby, b. c. by Voltaire out of Whisker, Mr. Bell's.-At Newcastle-upon-Tyne received 75 sovs.-D, L, and Y.

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Sweetmeat, br. c. by Gladiator out of Lollypop, Mr. A. W. Hill's.-At Liverpool July, 190 sovs.; at Wolverhampton, 200 sovs.; and at Wrexham, 60 sovs. Tottenham, ch. c. Brother to Hudibras, by Newton, Mr. Skerratt's. At Worcester, 100 sovs. Wynyard, bl. c. by Inheritor out of Yarico, Mr. Stephenson's.-At Richmond, received 50 sovs.; also at the same Meeting, 40 sovs.

In all probability my "Remarks" would be slighted by the "fastidious bettor" if I were to name any other than ALARM for the Premiership in the Derby betting; nevertheless I fancy two or three more deserving of patronage. Alarm is a bay colt, got by the celebrated Venison, his dam Southdown by Defence out of Feltona-blood good enough to beat anything. His first and indeed his only race was for the Champagne Stakes at the Bibury Club Meeting, which he won so easily that Mr. Greville became his owner at what Mr, F, Craven would

call "a stiffish figure."-I think Mr. Delmé was quite correct in "pocketing" the animal. The Field against this crack was anything but alarming; still he won quite easy, and two or three, by "improving," ran subsequently very respectably. To follow out my intent I will give the beaten ones: Winchester, Lady Wildair (amiss), Nuthourne (half dead and since quite), and a miserable crawling creature called Ægis, who certainly had no right to "join the company"-that is, if good company ought to be select. Alarm is trained by Mr. Dilly, at Littleton, near Winchester, and is one of "Fortune's favorites,' inasmuch as he has no engagement previous to the race. Of course I am not now prepared to say who will be selected for the mount, but Nat is an immense favorite with the party, and perhaps, it would not be an easy task to find a more wide-awake or clever party than the one under notice.

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I flatter myself that many of my Readers will anticipate my next "appeal"-Colonel Peel's Colt by Slane out of Cobweb. I wish the Gallant Colonel would christen his promising plant, and let me stand godfather! If there ever was a perfect two-year-old moulded, the youngster in question is the one. I am free to confess that the valuable Sweepstakes at Goodwood was a great temptation to strip anything of "outward and visible signs" of goodness, and to that alone I apprehend Mr. Cooper had his keen eye when he advised the Cobweb colt to be sent for "inspection" at Goodwood: as it was, the half-prepared animal ran amazingly stout and well, and unquestionably is a far superior colt to the "Monimia" of Danebury, who, on this occasion, proved a lucky winner. I must candidly assert that I am not very partial to the Slane get; nevertheless the blood on the dam's side is superlative. The Cobweb colt is engaged in the Tuesday's Riddlesworth and the Two Thousand Guineas Stake at Newmarket, a Sweepstakes at Ascot Heath, the Drawing Room and the Gratwicke Stakes at Goodwood, the St. Leger at Doncaster, and the Grand Duke Michael at Newmarket. The present betting about the Cobweb colt for the Derby is 18 to 1, and these odds ought, in my opinion, to be readily taken.

I shall now introduce another Derby favorite who " put in an appearance" when only half prepared for trial-I allude to Colonel Anson's KEDGER, by Sheet Anchor, dam by Whisker, out of the famous blood mare Miss Fanny. Kedger ran for a valuable Stake at Doncaster, and was beaten with some difficulty by the Goodwood Cowl, whose form was at the time a dozen pounds better than the Whitewall pet. I have a notion that Scott will produce something better from his famous nursery than Kedger; therefore have only to add that those who follow me will at least "hold hard" for the present. Kedger is engaged in the Two Thousand Guineas and Newmarket Stakes at Newmarket, the Derby at Epsom, the Chesterfield Stakes at Ascot Heath, the Drawing Room and Racing Stakes at Goodwood, the St. Leger and the 200 sovs. each Sweepstakes at Doncaster, and the Grand Duke Michael Stakes at Newmarket: he is a remarkably fine lofty animal, and is under the care of the celebrated John Scott, who knows things as well as most people. I have many pocket reasons for respecting "Scott's lot" for either the Derby, Oaks, or St. Leger.

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in a most fashionable company at the great assembly at Chester, namely, the charming LANCASHIRE WITCH, by Tomboy out of Kite (Vulture's dam). This valuable gem is in keeping by the spirited and gallant Mr. Worthington, who, notwithstanding the most tempting offers, seems determined to maintain his prize-lucky man! The beaten ones in the race at Chester were so good that I must for character sake name them--Anne Page, Alice Grey, Violet, Tottenham, Psalmsinger, Witch, and Alaric. Although this race was given "a neck," I have reason to believe that it might have been gained much farther. At the York August Meeting, the Lancashire Witch, carrying two pounds extra, won the Prince of Wales's Stakes in admirable fashion, beating Pantasa (two pounds extra), Jessy Hammond, and the following not placed by the Judge-Alaric (two pounds extra), Firemaster, The Duke of Kent, Miss Beale, Alice Grey, filly by Voltaire out of Priscilla Tomboy's dam, Prescription, Punjaub, Sittenham, Bretwalda, Titania, Extravaganza (two pounds extra), The Comical Boy, and Twig. This undoubtedly was one of the grandest Fields to test the merits of Derby and Oaks candidates of the season.- -At Doncaster, the Lancashire Witch maintained her great superiority over her followers, for she bore off the rich and sparkling "Champagne," flooring Mid Lothian (then in great force), Alaric, colt by Touchstone out of Rebecca (a great Derby pet), Pantasa, Miss Elis (highly tried), Gossamer (a "shocking bad 'un), Hope, colt by Stockport dam by Viator, The Helmsman, Jinglepot, and the Danebury colt by Camel out of Mouche. This fascinating beauty is engaged in the Oaks, the Chester and Doncaster St. Legers, the Great Yorkshire Stakes at York, and the Park Hill Stakes at Doncaster. She is a chesnut filly, and, health permitting, must appear to advantage for the "Ladies' race" at Epsom: indeed she has a host of admirers for that important and "valuable consideration."

I am certainly at a loss to know why and wherefore the colt under Coleman's care at St. Alban's, called YOUNG ECLIPSE, stands so prominently in the Derby betting, for his maiden and indeed only race proved him anything rather than a flyer; but there may be in it'something more than meets the eye. I cannot quarrel with the animal's pedigree, inasmuch as he is got by Elis out of Corrigie Bagh. Old England (of whom more hereafter) beat this pet of Coleman's at Ascot Heath into fits, and stands ten degrees worse in the "betting barometer" for the Derby! I must candidly confess that I cannot understand these ticklish matters. Young Eclipse's ownership is somewhat enveloped in mystery, but there cannot be a doubt about the party meaning to "do the trick" at Epsom, if possible, for few horses have run of late years backed more expensively.

John Day has two very popular performers for both Derby and Oaks, viz. OLD ENGLAND and the pretty little MAID OF ORLEANS.-Old England is a bay colt of average size, was got by the renowned Mulatto out of Fortress the dam of Delafre. At Ascot, then the property of Mr. Gully, Old England won the New Stakes cleverishly, beating Pantasa, colt by Jerry out of Turquoise (amiss), Young Eclipse, Alice Lowe, Carissima, Loadstone, Piquante, Mystery (five pounds extra), Scarmantado (five pounds extra), Bird's-wing, Corinthian Tom, filly

by Marcian dam by Blacklock, and Pulce. There was a three-year-old fraudulently nominated as "Bloodstone, got by Bubastes out of Romaike," which came in first by several lengths, but my friend Mr. Gully was not to be gulled, and on reference the cheat was discovered, and the ex-Member of Parliament pocketed the valuable Stakes. At the Newmarket July Meeting, Old England, ridden in "our John's" peculiar style, won the old-fashioned July Stakes, beating a very moderate lot. At the Newmarket Second October Meeting, he defeated Prologue in the race for the Steppingly Stakes with ease, and finished the year by beating Plaudit and Prologue over the Ab. M. Course by half a length. Old England stands nominated for the Newmarket Stakes in the First Spring Meeting, the Derby, a Stake at the Bibury Club, ditto at the Winchester Meeting, the Drawing Room Stakes at Goodwood, and the St. Leger at Doncaster. I will now hint that those who " got on" at the present Derby figure will have no occasion to repent. The Maid of Orleans is a remarkably small pleasing creature with quick and beautiful action; she was got by Jereed out of Anchorite's dam, and is the property of Mr. Gully. The Maid of Orleans commenced her victories at the famed City of Bath, where she discomfited Miss Elis and numerous others, who cut but sorry figures during the engagement. At Gorhambury, carrying four pounds extra, she won the Park Stakes, after a false race (in which she ran the entire distance and came in alone), beating Bastion, Corinthian Tom, and a host of others, in the commonest of common canters. At Goodwood, the Maid of Orleans, although not in blooming health, contrived to win for her popular owner the Lavant Stakes, over the Half Mile Course, beating Plaudit, Refraction, Full-sail, Pug, Tisiphone, and two or three others-won quite easy in the end. At the same Meeting, she carried off half a Sweepstakes, having divided with Refraction. In this John Day acted very wisely, for his pet was evidently amiss. At the Newmarket First October Meeting, the Maid of Orleans, carrying " our John," at 8st. 8ib., won the Hopeful cleverly by a length from Piccolina, 8st. 5lb.; the Laird-o'Cockpen, 8st. 6lb., and three or four others, whose names for charity's sake I will withhold. This promising little performer is engaged in the Oaks, but by many her chance of winning that interesting event is laughed at; nevertheless my advice is, not to "shout till you are out of the wood," for sometimes things take an awkward turn.-A "word to the wise !"

John Day has two dark candidates for the Derby, namely, Mr. Gully's WEATHERBIT and the Marquis of Westminster's FALSTAFF, both of which have strong and influential partisans. Weatherbit was got by Sheet Anchor out of Wee Pet's dam, and is a nice looking youngster, but as I never saw him in action, or indeed out of his box, I am unable to say pro or con his chance for the Derby; probably he will be extended in the race for the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes in the First Spring Meeting.-Falstaff also is a promising Derby colt, with a good deal of the Touchstone cut about him; he was got by Touchstone out of Decoy, and is somewhat deeply and I apprehend profitably engaged. The present odds against this animal ought to be taken, for no Derby outsider stands upon more respectable grounds. I

am informed that Falstaff is intended to run for the Chester St. Leger, for which race, no doubt, there will be a large Field of tolerably good horses at the Post.

Mr. Wreford's lot this season turned out more lucky than good. The Colt by Camel out of Monimia, after running second to Refrac tion, won the great 200 sovs. each Sweepstakes at Goodwood, beating the Cobweb colt, Captain Phebus, The Laird-o'Cockpen, Clumsy, Plentitude, and the "cried up" impostor John Davis-won through condition and beautiful jockeyship. In the Newmarket First October Meeting, the Monimia colt was a middling second to Cowl, and did not get a place in the race for the Criterion Stakes in the Houghton Meeting. Like most of Mr. Wreford's young stock, the Monimia colt is heavily engaged-viz. in the Tuesday's Riddlesworth and Column Stakes in the Newmarket Craven Meeting, in the Derby, the Great Ascot Produce Stakes at Ascot, the Produce Stakes at Stockbridge, Salisbury, and Winchester, the rich Gratwicke Stakes at Goodwood, and the St. Leger at Doncaster. This colt is a fine animal, with the real Camel understandings-mark that!

Mr. Copeland's promising colt ARTHUR, by Dick out of Susan by Mango, ought to have been in a better position at the finish of the Clearwell race in the Second October Meeting, if indeed he had not obtained the prize absolutely. I have reason to know that the "orders" from the "fountain head" were disobeyed, and thereby some unplea santness was occasioned. Arthur is engaged in the Chester and Doncaster St. Legers: he is at present under the care of Beresford of Newmarket.


I am rather surprised to see JINGLEPOT so backward in the Derby betting. This colt is the property of the Gallant Colonel Cradock, and was got by Physician out of Gazelle, the dam of Imaum. At Liverpool, when a little off, he ran for the Mersey Stakes-won by Pantasa. Doncaster, Jinglepot ran forward in the Champagne Stakes-won by the Lancashire Witch. At Richmond, in blooming trim, Jinglepot (allowed 3lb.) won the Wright Stakes by a length, beating Sir Harry (allowed 31b.), Helmsman (allowed 3lb.), Punjaub (allowed 31b.)," Extravaganza (21b. extra), filly by Muley Moloch out of Young Mary, and Pythia (2lt. extra). At Northallerton, Jinglepot (with 3lb. extra) won a Speepstakes, after a good race, beating Comical Boy, Alice Grey, Pluto (31b. extra), and a nameless filly by Sheet Anchor out of Valencia. Jinglepot is trained by Lumley, and is engaged in the Derby, and in the Great Yorkshire Stakes in the York August Meeting. Depend upon it this colt will become a rattling favorite!

It seems, at the time of my "Remarks," that His Grace of Richmond's lengthy colt THE LAIRD-O'COCKPEN is destined to be the representative of the Goodwood firm-that is, as far as the great Derby race is concerned. This colt, a nice brown, was got by the famous Glaucus out of the pretty running Reel, and first put in an appearance on his own ground, where he was beaten in the race for the grand 200 sovs. each Sweepstakes by the Monimia colt, the Cobweb colt, and Captain Phebus, but defeated his stable companion Clumsy, Plentitude, and honest John Davis. At the same Meeting (Goodwood), The Laird won a Sweepstakes in first-rate style, beating Pug, Giantess, Prologue, VOL. V.-THIRD SERIES, N. S.-No. 25


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