The Autumn supplement to the ruff's guide to the turf for 1856;conataining a calendar of the races in 1856, to the end of august; the horses indexed with their pedigrees;performances of the two-year-olds in england,to the same period;nominations for the derby and oaks,1857 [alphabetically arranged]:nominations for september & october,1856;derby lots,1857;etc,etc.
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Page 120 - Lady of the Lodge. Won by a head, a length and a half between the second and third.
Page 6 - Pharos, and 6 to 1 agst any other. Won by a length and a half; a length between second and third ; Bucksfoot, Barrel, and Cranbourne were next close together, about half a length from the third.—!