Ascot Gold Cup Winner: Massine Victorious in Englands Famous Long-Distance Race, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-20


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| ! 1 | : I | | ; , I ! ASCOT GOLD CUP WINNER ♦ ■ Massine Victorious in Englands Famous Long -Distance Race. • Papyrus, Last Years Invader, a Failure — A. K. Macombers Parth Scores Notable Triumph. Special Cable. LONDON, England, June 19.— Today was Gold Cup day and before one of the most notable gatherings that ever graced royal Ascct Massine was winner cf the two miles and a half of one of Englands most famous races. Through the closing stages of the I heart-breaking journey it narrowed to a desperate battle between the winner and Filibert de Savoie and only a short head separated the pair at the end. Third was the portion of Reid Walkers Inkerman, which beat Le Capucin for that part of the prize. Back of the four placed horses were A. K. Macombers Rose Prince, Poisoned Arrow, Papyrus, Waygood, Battle Ship, 1lack and I Mor. Petit. Papyrus, which went to America last year and was defeated by Zev at Belmont Park, failed to stay over two miles and dropped back when the battle was on through the last trying half mile of one of the worlds great-est | tests of thoroughbred stamina. ! The following is a summary- of the placed ; ; horses: Henry Trenynoks Massine, b. c. 4, by Consols J —Mauri. 120 Sharps 1 j Cesarn Ilabuceis Fililiort 1e Savoio, gr. c, 4, ! | by Isard II. — YolandV, 12G Jennings 2 j Reid Walkers Inkerman. 1 . c, 4, by Invincible I — Elizabetta, I2ti P.ullock •••• 3 Jacques Des flwu La "apucin, b. c, 4, by Nimbus — Carmen, 12C Bartholomew 4 Time, 4:36Vand. The Rous Memorial of seven-eighths and 166 yards fell to Twelve Pointer, which easily ■ ■ beat My Lord by three lengths, with Tom, | Pinch third. A. K. Macombers Parth. ridden by the American jockey Frank ONeill, scored a ; I notable triumph in the Churchill Stakes of two miles. Mr. Macomber was on hand to witness the victory, though in rather bad health. The New Stakes of five-eighths, for two- year-olds, went to Black Friar, a brown son of Friar Marcus and Throsga. Fifteen ran in this contest and the winning margin was a length and a half. a

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