Captain Cuttle Wins The Epsom Derby: Astors Tamar Is Second; Craigangower Finishes Third and the Favorite, St. Louis, Fourth.; Thirty Horses, Largest Field Since 1914, Start--Donoghue Rides the Winner, Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-01


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ASTORS TAMAR IS SECOND Craigangower Finishes Third and the Favorite St Louis Fourth Thirty Horses Largest Field Since 1914 Start Donoglme DonoglmeRides Rides the Winner SPECIAL CABLEGRAM CABLEGRAMLONDON LONDON England May 21 Lord Wool aInstonH Captain Cuttle chestnut colt by Hjrry On TSellavista won the Epsom Derby in a canter by four lengths from Lord As lors Tamar this afternoon at Epsom Downs A Barclay Walkers Craigangower war third three lengths behind Tamar St Louis Lord Queenboroughs colt which was fa ¬ vorite at 1 to 1 and Sol Joels Pondoland quoted at 11 to 2 and well backed were both great disappointments St Louis finished fourth and Pondoland was far back in ninth place placeThe The day was a scorching one and the track was as hard as Hint Tills was a great han ¬ dicap for St Louis as he is notoriously best In soft going and the condition of the track undoubtedly had much to do with his weak showing showingThe The start was delayed considerably by the fractious actions of a number of the starters The field was bulky thirty horses facing the I arrier and several kept breaking through the webbing The tapes gave way under the strain Sir Ernest Pagets Reecho St Louis and Lord Wavetrces Baydon were the most troublesome and the lastnamed colt wa left when the Held finally was sent away Reecho was next to last at the start startA A W Gordons Jacquet was away well and l d on sufferance until the field reached Tattenham Corner Donoghue hart been sav ¬ ing Captain Cuttle In close pursuit to this point where he gave him his head and al ¬ lowed him to take the lead Captain Cuttle drew away quickly and continued to the ilnlrfh practically unchallenged to win by four lengths lengthsTA3IA11 TA3IA11 GUKAT IMIMIOVEMEAT IMIMIOVEMEATTamar Tamar showed wonderful improvement over his recent form to be second Craigan ¬ gower was not well placed through most of the running but made up a world of ground in thrt last furious to be third Pondolands oft hind leg showed a slight swelling when the ficid paraded and he ran badly from the start Lord Jerseys Scamp contributed a slight thrill In tho last quarter mile when Lane s iit him up in a desperate but feeble and useless attempt to close on Captain Cut ¬ tle Tamar raced prominently from the start Captain Cuttle had attracted considerable speculation because of the fact that Stephen Donoghue was to ride him and the Donoghue followers Joined in a tremendous ovation for tho rider Donoghue had previously been cheered to the echo when he appeared at the end of the parade prior to the running of the race raceTodays Todays Derby was the most valuable ever run H was worth over 50000 to the win ¬ ner The time for the mile and 90D yards of tho Derby eourso establishes a new record for the race Captain Cuttle tovered the distance In 231 231Summary Summary of tho race follows I ord WouIavliiBlonN Cuptalu Cuttle oil r by Hurry On IlPllavlsta S Donozliue llilJ llilJpounds pounds 10 to 1 1 1Lord Lord Asiors Tainan b c f Tintcry Uamoazo UamoazoV V lliillocU 12U IMJIIIIIS 10 to 1 2 2A A llir Iny Walkiri CralKancowcr cli c by Iolymelui Kortuna Ilcary 1iJ pounds 0 0to to 1 3 3Lord Lord QuiTiiboroiiclin HI LmiU b r by IxmroU Primisb Sluilini ArclilbuM 1111 pounds poundsJ J to 1 4 in Simon 1ure Sciinip Vlllara ll folio d Jliirk Hussar Diligence 1rJ Toast idwuy Prince ircat Ktnr Irixli Jlittlc Jariinot I ird Itilberry I rd of Hurnliloy Jloyode Norse ¬ man Nnrili Km Psychology Ituns Ho Saltllrtt Hlljihit Kilvnnu I for Ikiclor Quill Double First Hiiydon Mift at post postHcratchedCiylone HcratchedCiylone e White Satin True Knight Giiepor GiieporI I Won cixlly by four lengths three lengths between second and third Time 221 It

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