Royal Ascots Opening Day, Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-15


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ROYAL ASCOTS OPENING DAY SPECIAL CABLEGRAM CABLEGRAMCONDON CONDON England June H A heavy rain which began shortly before noon and con ¬ tinued until 3 oclock in the afternoon marred the opening day of tha Ascot meetJng Tues ¬ day dayLord Lord Woolavingtons Captain Cuttle chest ¬ nut colt by Hurry On Bellavista winner of the Epsom Derby confirmed his form by scoring an easy victory in the Saint James Palace Stakes a 5 COO added dash for three yearolds over the Old Mile course Ho crossed the finish line two lengths in the lead cantering and covered the distance in 141 141The The Trial Stakes also for threeyearolds i resulted in a victory for Sir William Cookes Collaborator a bay colt by Circero Com ¬ bination binationG G E D Langleys Double Hackle chest ¬ nut colt 4 by Bachelors Double Sweet Hackness won the Ascot Stakes of 10000 added He carried 101 pounds and was 8 to 1 in the betting The favorite A R Cox Air Balloon carrying 117 pounds was sec ¬ ond The two miles were covered in 3 22 22The The Coventry Stakes with 5000 added for fortwoyearolds twoyearolds at fiveeighths resulted in a avictory victory for Mrs S Whitburns Drake brown browncolt colt by Sir Eager Lady Burghley with 1 Lord Derbys Moabite by Phalaris White Whitei i wash second secondThe The Ascot Gold Vase a twomile race fell to Golden Myth Sir George Bulloughs four yearold bay colt by Tredennis Golden Lily The favorite for the Vase was Lord Derbys Selene bay filly 3 by Chaucer Sorenissima but she met with interference during the run ¬ ning and could finish no better than fourth fourthW W Raphaels Villars bay gelding by Sun Star Sospel won tho Prince of Wales Stakes with 5000 added for threeyearold colts and geldings covering the new course of a mile and fiveeighths in 2 4l 4lThe The Queen Mary Stakes for twoyearolds brought victory to Lord DAbernons Cos a brown filly by Flying Orb Renaissance F Strakers Chri by Roi Herode Depeche was second and Col W F Storys Silver Grass by Phalaris Silver Spray third

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