Woodwards Prince Simon Wins Newmarket Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-11


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[Woodwards Prince Simon Wins Newmarket Stakes NEWMARKET, England, May 10 Reuters. — William Woodwards Derby favorite, Prince Simon, made the Newmarket Stakes, over a mile and two furlongs here this afternoon, a procession and the crowd cheered him as he stormed up hill to finish six lengths in front of Lord Rbseberys Paradiso, with. Lord Derbys Periguex third, another 10 lengths away. This was Woodwards fourth success in this stake, having won with Scout the Second in 1930, Sir Andrew a year later and with Hares in 1936. The early stages saw Prince Simon and his stable companion, Salaise, racing together but soon after the half way point, Prince Simon drew smoothly away. At the top of the hill with about two, furlongs to go, Paradiso took second place.. He, like four others,: were under pressure and none Had the slightest chance of catching Prince Simon.

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