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Risbar, the Mineral colt, winner of Derby, carried off the Grand Prix de Paris, on June 11th; EDguerrand, winner of the Oaks, was 2nd ; and Moudaine, 3rd. The Ascot week commenced on Juno 18th; the weather throughout was favourable, the attendance large', and the racing good. On the first and last days several Royal Princes and Princesses and illustrious foreign visitors were pre- sent. The Prince of Wales Stakes, worth nearly £3000, was won by Petrarch ; Great Tom, 2nd ; Julius C'osar, 3rd ; White- bait secured the Ascot Stakes ; Blue Riband, the Maiden Plate ; Thunderer, the Gold Vase ; and Lowlander, tho Queen's Stand Plate. On the 14th, twenty-two horses started for the Royal Hunt Cup, which was won by Hop bloom. Dalham being 2nd, and Thorn 3rd. The Fernhill Stakes were carried off by Spring- field, and the Visitors' Plate by Jester. In an interesting match between Lowlander and Controversy, for 1000 sovereigns, the latter won bj* two lengths. On the loth only six horses started for the Gold Cup, which was won by Apology without much effort ; Craig Millar waa half a length and Forerunner three length. behind. The race, 2¡V miles, was won in 4£ minutes. On the 16 th, twenty-three horses contested the Wokingham Stakes, Mandarin winning, Monarch being 2nd, and Pearl Drop third. The Hundred Pound Plate was won by .Maybelle, and the Maiden Plate by Warren Hastings.

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