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The Ascot races in England.

--The Ascot races took place on the 5th inst. The London correspondent of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes:

‘ This has been the aristocratic racing week, distinguished from the Derby by the fact that the races at Ascot are attended almost exclusively by the upper classes, while at Epsom all classes mingle in inextricable confusion. The Queen never went to Epsom, but always to Ascot. This year the Prince and Princess of Wales were present, the first time that royalty has been represented for three years. The attendance was very great, and the performances exciting. Our countryman, Mr. Ten Broeck, was in the list, but none of his horses were successful. Now and then some good grows out of this institution. Mr. Naylor, the owner of the winning Derby horse, sent five thousand dollars to the Mayor of Liverpool, to be distributed among the charitable institutions of that city. He also gave his jockey the same amount, and his trainer fifteen thousand dollars. It is not often that a successful turfman is so liberal Mr. Naylor, however, could well afford to be liberal, for the aggregate amount of his winnings exceeded two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

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