Land Leagues Cambridgeshire, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-31


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, 1 ; LAND LEAGUES CAMBRIDGESHIRE. London, October 30. This was the second day of the Newmarket Houghton meeting. The racing feature was the Cambridgeshire Stakes, a handicap for three-year-olds and upward, of 25 each, with .500 added, over the new Cambridgeshire course of nine furlongs. There were eighty-three entries and fifteen starters. The rac! was won by the strongly backed third choice. Captain J. G. B. Homfrays Land League, bay colt, four years old, by Desmond Combine, an Irish horse trained by B. Sherwood, and carrying III pounds. Mr. G. Fabers Malua, 120 pounds, chestnut colt, four, by Marco Harem, was second, and M.r. W. Bass Stickup, bay colt, three, by Collar Wafer II., 102 pounds, was third. Maher, the American jockey, rode Malua, which was a strong favorite at 2 to 1. Land League was S to 1 and Stickup 32 to 1. The two greatest autumn handicaps run in England are the Cesarewitch and the Cambridgeshire, the lirst named being run at the Newmarket Second October meeting, and the latter at the Newmarket Houghton meeting. Betting over lioth is heavy, but not in such great volume as it was twenty years back. The winner of yesterday is a good colt that won his first live races straight this year, including a walk-over at Newmarket, and was steadily backed in the ante-post betting from the time quotations became current.

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