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BUNK BONNY'B NuvvMAaitET Atfn Ersoi» RUNNINO. - The following aro tho '- ingenious explanations',' which have been referred to in rofcrcnco to Blink' Bonuy's perforiniiiieo for the Olio Thousand, and for tile Dorby and Onksi-Taken altogether the present Derby bas been one of tho most extraordinary on record, and it would be an act of groat injustice to Mr 1'Anson not to bear testimony to tbo straightforward lionorablo con- duct which lino distinguished bim throughout tho piceo, in spite of the market influences brought to boar in cer- tain quarters, whereby tho innocent were thrown oil'their guaní, and opinions indulged in of which the present ro- stí It ;i(lends tho most satisfactory contradiction. All sorts of insinuations wore thrown out respecting Blink Bonny during the wlntor, and her flnctiintlons in the betting at " tile Corner" gavo rise to tho belief that she was a .* safe 'uu." Tho truo causo, howevor, wo aro ns mirod hy hor owner, was nn attack of dentition fever, brought on by the mum cutting har teeth. After Don castpr, vvlicro sho was known to bo a littlo " oil," Blink Bonny began to thrive wondorfully, and Mr 1'Anson left hor as well ns poisiblo (under tho care uf his son Kobort wini has always looked after har, and on most occasions ridden hor in public) when ho started, to tho Liverpool Autumn Meeline; lust November; but, on his return from Shrewsbury, ho lound her amiss, and siuco that period sho has buen legtiluily attended by two veterinary Bur- geons. Prev ious to being brought out at NowtimtLot sha could itCiUiTly euther corn, and, as u matter of uuuiso,
Wns in a thoroughly' wank slatoi but, wi-Jiing to keep faith with the public, and thinking her good enough to win the Thousand even in that condition, Mr l'Ansnn started tho mare-with what result our readers aro woll acquainted. Since then bar teeth Iinvo been rasped twice, and she hits fad mid done much bettor, but even now cannot masticate a feed of corn without consider- able dlfilciiliy.
AMOUNT OF Dsnnv AND OAKS STAKES FOB TUB PAST KI.UVHN YKARB.-It will soarcely ho croditcd, but £60,485 have beon paid over to the Derby victors during tlio past cloven years, «nd £42.1 IO to tho Oaks winners,' within tho same porloil, making, in all, £102.625 to the twenty-two viz., for Pyrrhus the First, £5.250; Cossack, the same amount; Surplice, £5,550; the Flying Dutch man, £6,320; Voltiguor, ¿'5,.'.50; Teddington, £5,475; Daniel O'Ronrko, £5.050; West Australian, 5,400; Andover, £5,950; Wild Dayroll, £4,925; and Ellington, £5 775, for the Derbies. And Mendicant, £3,800; Minmi, £4,125; Cyniba, .£4,200; Lady Evelyn, .?4,425; Rhcil\cina, £3,425; Iris, £J.1,5Ü0; Songstress, £3,275; Catherine Hayes, £3,801); Mincemeat, £3,915; March- ioness, ^4,175; and Mincepio, ¿3,500, for the Oaks.
Sxtm HORSES RUPIIIUIËNTI:!» IN TUB DIIIBV.-Ont of the thii ty runners, three ouch wore by Melbourne, Bird catcher, and Surplico; two each by Touchstone (nnd both favourites). Orlando and Simoon; and one each by Womcrslcy, Flutcntchcr, Voltigeur, Windhouiid, Bay Middleton, tho Cure, Wood pi goon, Sir Tatton Sykes, Alarm, Loup (inroii. Cossack, Pyrrhus tho First, Robert de Gorham, Don John, and Malcolm.
DKUDV Honans ANn ST. LKOKH HORSES.-Skirmisher, Tournament, M.D., and Sautitercr will have no chance of redeeming their characters in tho Leger, not being entered for that race; but Anton, Arsonal, and Adamas, as well as Sydney, loyola and Co., will have an oppor- tunity of shivcririg a lanco with the northern mare, on tho banks of tho Don. Uird-Iri-tho-TIiind, too. ¡s not in the great race at Doncaster. Ninotccn out of the thirty Derby startors .arc in the St. Leger, including the ti rat, third, and fourth horses.
YoincsiiuiK AMI» RMNK BONNY.-It is creditably stated that thorcsnlt of this maro's extraordinary victories hist neok has or will bring near £200,000 Into Ibo East Riding, in all pal ts of which sho was heavily booked, and Hint, too, without the parties being able to get out to any extent.
TUB B'S ANO Tnu Dnant*-Blucher (1814), Bay Mid- dleton (183fi), Bloomsbury (18.19), and Blink Ronny nie the only " B'a" that linvo won tho Derby; and the mare is tbo one of that Ilk that bus won the Oaks within half a century.
Sir Robert Peel lind .a horse at Iho Derby, which, If it won, would havo hi ought bim in £80,000. How much ho will lose on its failure wo do not know- probably a third or fourth part of that sum.