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DEATH OF AN EPSOM DERBY WINNER. .last two v ars nue the De.ke of Portland"- gnat thoroughbred rtalllou, St. Simon, died at the a. •.anco.l ag" of tnuitj seven rears, and an Tuesday aft. rn.ron. March 2!». his grace had the misfortune to lose another famous sre in Ayrshire. This batae dev lop.d ■ large tumor on the outside of his quarters, rendering him useless for stud purposes, ami he had to be de-t roved. Brad bj MBS, Ayr-hire was ■ bay - n of that stout harae. Hampton, out of the Galonla aiare. Atalanta. ■ad be stood at the Egertnu stud. Ken nasi ant, at a fee of BljOBfl. The borne bad a BMat successful ra reer on the turf in the estate al the Puke of Part-land, be v. inning as : two-year-old such important raeea as the Cbeateruetd Stake-. Goodwood: Prince of Wales Brakes. Geodwedd, an 1 the t hamnagnc Stakes. Don aster. The following season Ayr-hire captured the Two Thousand Gaineas. foil.. wing up this classic encases by a great ffctory in the Epenui Derby. He, baa ever, was not destined to win the much coveted triple Town bj scoring in the St. I.cg.r. the great Doncaater race falling to the late Lord Cultborpes grabreese Ayrshire, bowerer, in ls-p raptared the Bcttuae Stake* of 9,400. His career at the -Iml was a sniecessful one. and , ;- iii"-1 ;i-t ingiti-hed progca were Air- sad Graces uafl Oar f saslr both winners of the Oaksl, Ballan trae 1 v. i 11 u« i "I the Cambridgeshire, and Robert le pfaUe winner at the City and Suburban.