Racing at Royal Ascot: Meeting at Englands Most Famous Course Opens Tuesday, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-19


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RACING AT ROYAL ASCOT ♦ Meeting at Englands Most Famous Course Opens Tuesday. _ • Epsom Derby Winner of This Year, Sanso- Ino, Captures Princes of Wales Stakes — Two Victories for Lord Woolavington. ♦ FIRST DAY. Special Cablegram. LONDON, England, June 18.— Royal Ascot opened its glorious race meeting Tuesday with all the pomp and ceremony that is as traditional as is the wonderful racing itself at this most famous of English racing grounds. There was the usual large gathering of the most brilliant and representative of Englands notables, including the royal family. Every race at Ascot is a stake race and all the best horses of not only England but of France ar.d other countries are seen in contest for the rich prizes offered. Mrs. Fred Hardys Scullion, the four-year- I old son of Junior and Mullion. under 109 poondfl and ridden by Smyrke. was winner j of the Ascot Stakes, at two miles, with Lord J Woolavingtons Keror, the five-year-old son | of Nimbus and Flamarende, second and Sir H. Lawsons Miwani, a bay horse by Wil-lenyx — Velour, third. Scullions winning margin was two lengths. Keror was the favorite and fourteen ran. Vicomte de Fon-tarces Brownhylda fell during the running of the race with Hulme, but fortunately both the filly and jockey escaped seriously injury. The Prince of Wales Stakes of a mile and Continued on sixteenth page. RACING AT ROYAL ASCOT Continued from first page. five-eighths, for three-year-olds, brought victory to Lord Derbys Sanscvino, winner of this years Epsom Derby. He was much the best of his company and scored by a margin of four lengths. The two miles of the Gold Vase was won by C. F. Kenyons Audlem, the three-year-old son of Bachelors Double and Luxury. He was ridden by Smyrke and his margin of victory was two lengths. There were eleven starters and Dunmow, the favorite, was unplaced. Lord Dynevors Iceberg, a two-year-old son of Lemberg and Freesia won the Coventry Stakes easily by two lengths from ten others, with Mrs. S. Whitburns Iron Mask, the favorite, finishing second. The Queen Mary Stakes, at five-eighths, for two-year-old fillies, fell to Lord Woolav-ingtons Margeritta, ridden by the American jockey Archibald. She was favorite in the field of nineteen that started. James Whites Brimstone, a bay son of Rock Flint and Bernera, was winner of the Trial Stakes of seven-eighths and 166 yards. There was recorded a double victory for the Lord Wcolavington silks when Tom Pinch accounted for the St. James Palace Stakes of a mile, for three-year-olds. l eating Saint Germans, Salmon-Trout and Donzolon. Tranquil met with an accident in training and was scratched from the Gold Cup and other notable absentees were Epinard and Town Guard. SECOND DAY. LONDON. England. June 18.— Mrs. R. R. Jeffreys Dinkie, under the feather of 94 pounds and ridden by Alford, was winner of the Royal Hunt Cup at Ascot this afternocn. The race was at seven -eighths and 166 yards and another lightweight was second when Weathervane, carrying 100 pounds, was in that position at the finish. He was ridden by Leach. Twelve Pointer, carrying 124 and ridden by Carslake, finished third. It was not until nearing the finish that Dinkie challenged and in an exciting finish was winner by a neck, with a length separating the second and third horses. Lady Sykes Straight Lace was winner of the Coronation Stakes by three lengths from Neigieuse and five others. In this race the sensational Mumtaz Mahal ran indifferently and was all through at the end cf three-quarters. Sol Joels Polyphontes was victorious in the Ascot Derby, in which there were eight starters. His margin of victory was three lengths and Hurstwood was unplaced. The Waterfcrd Stakes fell to Mrs. J. Bancrofts Purple Shade. The probable starters and jockeys for the Gold Cup, to be run tomorrow, are: Rose Prince ONeill, I.e Capuchin Bartholomew, Filibert de Savoie Jennings, Massini Sharpe. Papyrus Jellis, Waygood Archibald, Inkerman Donoghue, Plack . Smirk.

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