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CURRAGH COURSE S.

Anglesey Post
New Rathbride Post
Three yrs old Course
New Two yrs old Course
Red Post
Post on the Flat
Conolly's Mile
Peel Course
New Waterford Post (on the Peel

Course)
Marquis's Post
New Chain
Sligo Post ( a few yards longer than Red Post).

Miles. Fur.

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1 6

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Yds.

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22 136

3 58

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VOL. XCIV.

ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE RACING CALENDAR.

b. for bay

D. for Duke
E. for Earl
M. for Marquis
Ld. for Lord

B.C. for Beacon Course
R.C. for Round Course
Y.C. for Yearling Course
Ab.M. for Abingdon Mile
An.M. for Ancaster Mile
B.M. for Bunbury Mile
R.M. for Rowley Mile
D.I. for Ditch in
D.M. for Ditch Mile
T.M.M. for the Two Middle Miles of

B.C.
A.F. for Across the Flat
T.Y.C. for Two yrs old Course
A.E.C. for Audley End Course

bl. for black gr. for grey br. for brown ch. for chesnut ro, for roan d. for dun Y. for Young h.-b. for half-bred yrs for years old gs for guineas sov. for sovereignis h.ft. for half forfeit pd for paid p.p. for play or pay recd. for received ft. for forfeit agst for against w.o. for walked over alld. for allowed dr. for drawn dis. for distanced disq. for disqualified incl. for including subs.for subscribers

h, for horse g. for gelding m. for mare c. for colt f. for filly

RACING CALENDAR.

1866.

[The calue of the prize, estimated according to Rule 64, is

giren with each race.]

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MANCHESTER. MONDAY, January the 1st.-A Handicap Hurdle Race of 5 sov. each, 1 ft. with 25 added; the second saved his stake; about two miles (21 subs.— 561.) Mr W. Copeland's Queen of Trumps, by King Tom, 5 yrs, 9st 7lb

Knott Mr C. Coburn's Vanquisher, 5 yrs, 9st 915 W. Lomas 2 Capt. Chauner's Acolyte, 5 yrs, 10st

J. James 3 Mr T. Price's Turcos, 6 yrs, 9st 1211 Mr C. Smith's The Abbot (h.-b.) 5 yrs, 9st 7 il Gregory 5 5 to 4 on Queen of Trumps. Won by four lengths, a

length between the second and third. The Trial Handicap of 3 sov. each, 1 ft. with 20 added, for all ages; the second saved his stake; winners of any race after Dee. 15, 515 extra; about a mile (26 subs.—601.) Mr Dobson's Moorgame, by Gameboy, 4 yrs, 7st 415 Sleigh 1 Mr Phillips's Diana (h.-b.) aged, 8st

Tomlinson Mr Clayton's Professor Milne, 4 yrs, 7st sit Kay 3 Mr Lyon na. Oulton Lowe, 5 yrs, 8st 7 lh T. Barlow 4 Mr Williams's Tilt, 4 yrs, 8st 7lti

J. James Mr Smith's The Abbot, 5 yrs, 8st 3lb (incl. 5lb ex.) Gregory Mr Hineson's Malvern, 4 yrs, 7 st

Hoystead Mr Proome's b. f. by Cannobie, out of Hopbine, 3 yrs, 6st 121b

R. Challoner Mr Wilkins's Easton Lass, 3 yrs, 6st 7th

Stagg Mr Merone's Indulgence, 3 yrs, 6st 215 (car. 6st 41b)

Merone, jun. 6 to 4 agst Tilt. Won by a length, a neck between the

second and third, half a length between third and fourth. The other two races at this meeting were steeple-chases. VOL. XCIV.

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HARROW. THURSDAY, February the 15th.—The Two yrs old Stakes of 5 sov, each, with 40 soy. added; colts, 8st 10lb, fillies, 8st 71b; the second saved his stake; half a mile (6 subs.— 601.) Mr England's b. f. Lady Pam, by The Prime Minister

E. Forster 1 Prince D. Soltykoff's b. c. Transformed

J. Mann 2 Mr W. G. Bennett's b.c. Pelerin

S. Hibberd 3 Mr W. W. Baker's b. c. Bedlamite - John Nightingall Mr Beadman's ch. f. Bonne Fortune

- Murray 5 to 2 agst Transformed, 3 to lagst Bonne Fortune, 4 to 1

agst Bedlamite, 5 to 1 agst Pelerin, and 6 to 1 agst Lady Pam. Won by two lengths, a length between the second

and third. A Handicap Plate of 40 sov, for all ages; about threequarters of a mile. Mr R. Porter's b. c. British Tar, by Orest, 3 yrs, 7st 21b

Hibberd 1 Mr England's b. f. Queen Bee, 3 yrs, 6st 121b (car. 7st)

J. Smith 2 Mr Sherring's b.g. Holkar, 4 yrs, 7st 4lb C. Page 3 Mr Pearce's Peignoir, aged, 8st 415

C. Gray Major Wieland's My Lady, aged, 8st

-E. Forster
Mr T. Read's Llangollen, 5 yrs, 7st 1215 - Deacon
Mr J. Nightingall's Benanoar, 4 yrs, 7st 9tb Elphick
Mr Hawkins's Lydia, 4 yrs, 7st 4ib

Murray
Mr Fuller's br. f. Glow-worm, 3 yrs, 7st 41b Coslett
Mr Barrett's b. g. Chirp, aged, 7st 21b (car. 7st 5lb) Collins
Mr Ballard's b. f. by Cannobie, out of Hopbine,
3 yrs, ist

R. I'Anson 2 to 1 agst Benanoar, 4 to 1 agst British Tar, and 10 to 1

each agst Holkar, Lydia, and Hopbine filly. Won by two lengths, the same distance between the second and

third. A Selling Stakes of 3 sov.each, with 25 added: the winner to be sold by auction for 50 sov. if for 30 sov. allowed 71b; about five furlongs (7 subs.--431.) Mr J. Butler's b. f. Bessie, by Autocrat, 4 yrs, 7st i1lb (301.)

J. Covey 1 Prince D. Solty koff's Leah, 3 yrs, 6st 10lb (30l.) Jarvis 2 Mr England's ch. f. Duchess of St Albans, 3 yrs, 6st jilb-car. 6st 13 ib (301.)

J. Smith 3 Mr Emms's b.f. The Gem, 4 yrs, 7st lilh (301.) Gregory

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Yr W. Hawkins's b. f. Finale, 3 yrs, 7st (301.) R. I’Anson Vr Wilson's Killarney, 6 yrs, 8st 415—car. 6st 615 (301.)

F. Page Ur Barrett's Oxygen, aged, 8st 4lb (301.) - Macdonald 5 to 4 agst Bessie. Won by four lengths, a bad third.

The winner was bought in for 70gs. FRIDAY.-A Selling Handicap of 3 sov, each, with 20 added, for all ages: the winner to be sold by auction for 40 SOV.; about five furlongs (5 subs.—321.) Mr J. Nightingall's ch. c. Benanoar, by Hobbie Noble, 4 yrs, 8st 121h

Jas. Nightingall 1 Mr S. J. Bond's Shazalie, 3 yrs, est

Coslett 0 Mr England's ch. f. Duchess of St Albans, 3 yrs, 7st 9th

J. Smith 0 Prince D. Soltykoff's br. f. Leah, 3 yrs, 8st Jarvis 4 Even on Benanoar. Won by three lengths, a dead heat

for second place, a bad fourth. The winner was bought

in for 41gs. A Selling Hunters' Stakes of 5 sov. cach, with 20 added, about three miles (5 subs.-402.) was won by Mr R. Walker's g. by Bolingbroke, aged, 12st–501. (Mr R.

Walker), beating four others.
The other races at this meeting were steeple-chases.

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LINCOLN SPRING MEETING. TUESDAY, February the 20th.—The Trial Stakes of 5 sov. each, with 30 added, for three yrs old and upwards; the second saved his stake; one mile (14 subs.--901.) Mr Fobert's b. g. Wise Man, by Oxford, 3 yrs, 6st 101b

Cameron 1 M. of Hastings's ch.f. Alberta, 3 yrs, 7st - J. Grimshaw 2 Mr T. H. D. Bavly's Old Warden, 4 yrs, 8st 31b Challoner 3 Mr Herbert's b.c. Opposition, 3 yrs, 6st 1311 Scorey 4 w Westmorland's br. c. Wild Boy, 4 yrs, 8st 316 Morris 5 7 to 4 agst Old Warden, 5 to 2 agst Alberta, and 5 to 1

agst any other. Won by a length and a half, a neck between the second and third, and a head between the

third and fourth. The Brocklesby Stakes of 5 sov. cach, with 50 added, for two yrs old; the second saved his stake; about half a mile, straight (51 subs.-2951.) Mr Chaplin's b.f. Problem, by Newminster, 8st 7lb Custance i Captain Christie's b.f. Jeanic Deans, 8st 71 J. Grimshaw 2

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