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WINNER OF THE CESAREWITCH, 1867.
ENGRAVED BY E. HACKER, FROM A PAINTING BY HARRY HAIL.
Julius, bred in the Royal stud at Hampton Court, in 1864, is by St. Albans, out of Julie by Orlando, her dem Nun Appleton by Bay Middleton-Miss Milner, by Malek-Whisker-Orville.
St. Albans, bred by his owner the Marquis of Ailesbury in 1857, is by Stockwell out of Bribery, by The Libel. St. Albans signalized himself as a race-horse by winning the St. Leger, while he has proved so far very satisfactory at the stud. His stock first appeared in 1865, and he is the sire amongöt others of the following winners :-Duchess of St. Albans, Little Mary, Primate, St. Sophia, Stoic, Caithness, Duchess, Julius, King Charles, Regentess, Seville, Verulam, Whirligis, Ailesbury, Aspásia, Harpenden, Grimston, King's Cross, Lady Glencora, Lady Grace, Lady Rose, Ninny, The Parson, St. Ronan, Viscount; and Witchcraft. The young St. Albans are generally very blood-like and fashionable, and some of them, like King Charles at 1,500 gs., Ailėsbury' at 1,100 gs., and St. Ronan 2,000 gs., have made long figures at the yearling sales. $t. Albans himself was rather a flashy style of nag in work, but he has since filled out into one of the very handsomest horses at the stud. He is still at the Hampton Court Paddocks at a subscription of forty mares at 50 gs. each.
Julie, an own sister to Attraction, bred in the Royal stud at Hampton Court in 1856, as sold amongst the other yearlings in 1857, for 155 gs., and, booked to Sherwood, of Epsom, passed into the possession of Mr.“ Mellish.” She had a turn of speed, and won the Duke of Richmond's Plate over the New Mile at Goodwood, but her career on the turf was not otherwise very brilliant, for she was a sad jade at heart. She was covered in the spring of 1860 after running three or four times, but had no produce until 1862, when the foal died young. The mare missed again in 1863; threw Julius to St. Albans in 1864, Corinne to St. Albans in 1865, a colt by Young Melbourne in 1866, and a filly by St. Albans in 1867. Julius was sold as a yearling at the hammer for 550 gs. to Mr. Padwick, and resold to the Duke of Newcastle; Corinne was also knocked down for 920 gs. to Mr. Padwick, and also transferred to the Duke, and the Young Melbourne colt sold direct for 220 gs. to the Duke of Newcastle, who has thus secured all the mare's produce that have yet been offered. Julie returned to her birth-place after being taken out of training at 200 gs., and is still in the Royal stud.
Julius is a deep or rich bay colt with black legs, standing fifteen hands three inches high. When we first saw him, at the Hampton Court sale, we were struck with his sweet head, nice expression, and fine length. He has, further, a good strong neck, with well-laid but thin shoulders, as he is also somewhat flat-sided. IIe has long but not muscular quarters, with fair sized hocks, knees and arms, but not over
large bone. Julius is altogether a taking stylish borse, miore especially in profile, carrying his head and tail well up, but his appearance does not convey the idea of great power, or of carrying weight so well as he has done.
Julius went of course into the hands of Mathew Dawson, who now trains at Newmarket for the Dukes of Newcastle and Hamilton. In 1866, when two-years-old, he made his first appearance at Stockbridge, where ridden by Goater at 8st. 71b. he ran third for the Troy Stakes for two-year-olds-Bush in—won by Mr. Chaplain's Hermit at 8st. 10lb., with the Duke of Beaufort's Lady Hester, 8st. 41b. second: Duke of Beaufort's Vauban, 8st. 101b., Duke of Beaufort's Caucasus, 8st. 10lb., Duke of Beaufort's Ophicleide, Sst. 71b., Lord Falmouth's Sunnylocks, 8st. 71b., Mr. Padwicke's Bombastes, &st. 71b., Duke of Hamilton's Ailesbury, Sst. 71b., Lord Stamford's Feodor, &st. 1016., and Lord Stamford's Kidderminster, 8st. 101b., also started, but were not placed. 100 to 7 against Julius, who was beaten three lengths from the second.
At Winchester, ridden by Custance at 8st. 10lb., he won the first year of the second Biennial Stakes for two-year-olds—five furlongs-beating Mr. E. Brayley's Dick Turpin, 8st. 71b. (2); Lord Portsmouth's Haidee, &st. 3lb. (3); Duke of Beaufort's Rinderpest, 8st. 3lb. ; Mr. R. Kelso's Strathclyde, 8st. 101b., and Mr. F. Temple's Palmeria colt, 8st. 10lb. 6 to 4 against Julius, who won by a neck.
At Goodwood, ridden by Challoner at 8st. 10lb., he was not placed for the Lavant Stakes-half-a-mile-won by Colonel Pearson's Achievement at 8st. 121b., with Duke of Beaufort's Lady Hester, 8st. 91b. second, and Mr. T. H. C. Wyndham's Golden Bloom, 8st. 10lb. third. Four others also ran.
At Lewes, ridden by Coates at 8st. 41b., he won the Nursery Handicap for two-year-olds-T.Y.C.-beating Mr. R. Porter's Challenge, 6st. 7lb. (2); Mr. C. I. Carew's Prima Donna, 6st. (3); Mr. H. Smith's Seville, 8st. 7lb.; Mr. Chaplin's Satyr, 7st. lllb. ; Mr. G. Angell's Canard, 7st. 71b.; Mr. H. Savile's Primrose, 7st. 5lb. ; Mr.
1. Burbridge's Rose Stock, 6st. 121b.; Mr. Hodgman's Vice Versâ, 6st. 131b. ; Mr. Saxon's Lady Craven, 6st. 101b. ; Mr. Alwyn's Bonnic Doon, 6st. 1016.; Mr. W. G. Craven's Bravura, 6st. 71b.; Mr. T. Hughes' Master Robert, 6st. 71b. ; Mr. S. Thellusson's Alice, 6st. ; and Mr. Flemming's Vicious, ôst. 6 to 1 against Julius, who won by
At Newmarket Houghton Meeting, ridden by J. Snowden at 8st. 3lb., he ran second to the Duke of Beaufort's Vauban, 8st. 8lb., for the Troy Stakes, for two-year-olds, T.Y.C. The Duke of Beaufort's Lady Hester, 8st., was third, and the following not placed : Mr. W. G. Craven’s Bismarck, 8st. 10lb. ; Lord Falmouth's Sunnylocks, 8st. 3lb.; Mr. Merry's Marksman, 8st. 10lb. ; and Baron Rothschild's Jasper, 8st. 10lb. Even on Julius, who was beaten by a neck.
In 1867, at Newmarket First Spring Meeting, Julius, ridden by Edwards, was not placed for the 2,000 Guineas Stakes, for three-yearold colts 8st. 10lb., fillies 8st. 5lb.-R.M.-won by the Duke of Beaufort's Vauban, with Captain Machell's Knight of the Garter second, and Mr. Merry's Marksman third. Fourteen others also ran. against Julius.
At the same Meeting, ridden by Covey at 7st., he ran second to Mr. Sutton's Lord Lyon, 4 yrs., 8st. 101b., for £100 Plate, R. M.: Mr. Chaplin's Bertie, 4 yrs., 8st. 101b., also ran. 6 to 1 on Lord Lyon. Won by a short head.
At Epsom, ridden by J. Mann, he was not placed for the Derby Stakes for three-year-old colts 8st. 10lb., fillies 8st. 5lb.--a mile and a-half-won by Mr. Chaplin's Hermit, with Mr. Merry's Marksman second, and the Duke of Beaufort's Vauban third. Twenty-six others also ran.
16 to 1 against Julius. At Ascot, ridden by Custance at 8st. 101b., he was not placed for the Prince of Wales' Stakes, for three year-olds-a mile and five furlongs —won by the Duke of Beaufort's Vauban, 9st. llb., with Colonel Pearson's Achievement, 8st. 10lb. second, and Mr. Merry's Marksman, 9st. llb. third. Eight others also ran. 100 to 8 against Julius.
. At the same Meeting, ridden by Daley, he ran second to Mr. Chaplin's Hermit for the Ninth Ascot Biennial Stake, for three-year-old colis 8st. 10lb., and fillies 8st. 61b.--the Old Mile- Count F. de Lagrange's Dragon (3), Mr. G. Jones' Huntsman (4), Mr. Cartwright's Wroughton (5), and Mr. Mackenzie's Tynedale also ran.
10 to 1 against Julius, who was beaten by a length and a-half.
At the same Meeting, ridden by Huxtable, he was not placed for the Gold Cup, weight for age--two miles and a half-won by the Marquis of Hastings' Lecturer, 4 yrs., with Mr. Graham's Regalia, 5 yrs. second, and Baron Rothschild's Hippia, 3 yrs., third. Six others also ran.
At Stockbridge, ridden by Kenyon at 6st. 101b., he won the Beaufort Handicap-a mile and a quarter-beating Mr. J. B. Day's Scavenger, 3 yrs., 5st. 71b. (2); Mr. G. Angell's Python, 3 yrs., 6st. 41b.
3 (3); and the Marquis of Hastings' Red Riband, 3 yrs., 5st. 10lb. 4 to 1 on Julius, who won by a length.
At Newmarket July Meeting, ridden by Fordham at 8st. 41b., he ran second to Mr. Payne's Bradamante, 6 yrs., 7st., for the Beaufort Stakes-a mile and a half-Count Batthyany's Vanderveld, 6 yrs., &st.
was third, and the following not placed : Baron Rothschild's Dalesman, 4 yrs., 9st. 41b. ; Lord St. Vincent's Lucifer, 4 yrs., 8st. 71b. ; Duke of Beaufort's Seville, 3 yrs., 7st. 91b. ; Mr. C. Rayner's Little Ben, 3 yrs., 7st. 4lb. ; Mr. H. Savile’s Ravioli, 3 yrs., 7st. 21b.; Mr. F. Elliott's Leases, 3 yrs., 7st.; Mr. Saxon's Monitress, 4 yrs., 7st. ; and Lord George Manners' Marmite, 3 yrs., 6st. 111b. 100 to 15 against Julius, who was beaten by three lengths.
At the same Meeting, ridden by Daley, at 8st. 71b., he won the Summer Stakes—six furlongs—beating Count Batthyany's Mount Palatine, 4 yrs., 7st. 121b. (2); Baron Rothschild's Water Cure, 3 yrs., 6st. (3); Mr. Pryor's Musician, 4 yrs., 8st. 61b. ; Mr. Montgomerie's Redan, 4 yrs., 8st. ; Count F. de Lagrange's Montgoubert, 3 yrs., 7st.
3 111b. ; Lord George Manners' Marmite, 3 yrs., 7st. Alb. ; Lord Conyngham's Dr. Syntax, 4 yrs., 6st. 8lb. ; and Mr. J. H. C. Wyndham's Golden Bloom, 3 yrs., 6st. 6lb. 3
4 to 1 against Julius, who won by a head.
At Winchester, at 8st. 101b., he walked over for the Winchester Biennial Stakes, for three-year-olds--one mile.
At the same Meeting, ridden by Crow at 8st. 31b., he ran second to
the Duke of Beaufort's Lord Ronald, 5 yrs., 9st. 8lb., for the Uxbridge Cup-one mile-Mr. A. Day's Chilbolton, 4 yrs., 8st. 31b. (3), Mr. Swindell’s Crossfire, 3 yrs., 7št. 21b. (4), and Mr. J. Day's Catawba
3 filly, 2 yrs., 5st. 71b., also ran. 5 to 2 on Julius, who was beaten by a neck.
At Goodwood, ridden by Daley at Sst. 10lb., he won the Racing Stakes for three-year-olds--one mile-beating Sir J. Hawley's The Palmer, 9st. llb. (2), and Lord Stamford's Feodor, 8st. 10lb. 5 to 1 on Julius, who won by two lengths.
At Lewes, ridden by Fordham at Sst. llb., be finished second to Mr. Brayley's Pearl Diver, aged, 6st. 61b., in one of the lots that went this way and that way for the Lewes Grand IIandicap-two miles. This being declared to be no race, Julius and some others were drawn, and Pearl Diver afterwards won.
At Doncaster, ridden by Daley, he ran third for the St. Leger for three-year-old colts 8st. 10lb., and fillics 8st. 5lb.- a mile and threequarters-won by Colonel Pearson's Achievement, with Mr. Chaplin's The Hermit second, and the following not placed : The Duke of Beaufort's Vauban, Mr. Bowes' Taraban, Mr. Fleming's Van Amburgh, Mr. W. Edgar's The Duchess, Sir J. Hawley's The Palmer, Count F. de Lagrange's Longchamps, Mr. A. de Montgomery's Fervacques, the Marquis of Hastings' Challenge, and Lord Glasgow's Young Melbourne colt. 100 10 6 against Julius, who was beaten a head from the second and a length more from the winner, after having been seriously interfered with and cut about in the race.
At Newmarket First October Meeting, ridden by Fordham at Sst. 10lb., he ran fourth and last for the Grand Duke Michael Stakes, for three-year-olds-A, F.-won by Mr. Pryor's I'riponnier, 8st. 101b., with Mr. Chaplin's Hermit, Ist. 31b. second, and Baron Rothschild's Hippia, 8st. 6d. third. 9 to 4 against Julius.
At the same Meeting, ridden by Daley, he bcat the Marquis of IIast. ings' Challenge, 3 yrs., in a match for 500 sovs., Sst. 71b. each-a mile and three-quarters of the Cesarewitch course. 6 to 5 on Julius, who won by a neck.
At Newinarket Second October Meeting, ridden by Challoner at 8st., he won the Cesarewitch Stakes—two miles and a quarter--beating Mr. Bowes' Westwick, 4 yrs., Sst. 4lb. (2); Mr. J. Osborne's Romping Girl, 3 yrs., 7st. (3); Baron Rothschild's Dalesman, 4 yrs., 9st. 4lb. ; Mr. E. Buckley's Success, 5 yrs., Sst. 5lb. ; Mr. E. Brayley's Pearl Diver, aged, 8st. 41b. ; Mr. Cartwright's Scamander, aged, 8st. 21b. ; Mr. H. Savile's Sealskin, 4 yrs., 8st; Lord Poulett's Endsleigh, 5 yrs., 7st. 8lb. ; Lord Stamford's Archimedes, 5 yrs., 7st. 7lb. ; Mr. H.
). ; Green's Young Empress, 4 yrs.,
7st. Slb.; Mr. Chaplin's Blinkhoolie, 3 yrs., 7st.; M. H. Lunel's Etoile Filante, 4 yrs., 6st. 131b. ; Count F. de Lagrange's Montgoubert, 3 yrs., 6st. 121b.; Sir W. Bulkeley's Owain Glyndwr, 3 yrs., 6st. íllb. ; Mr. Blenkiron's La Dauphine, 4 yrs., 6st. 10lb. ; Mr. Jay's Grand Cross, 3 yrs., 6st. 111b. ; Mr. S. Thellusson's Pirate Chief, 3 yrs., 6st. 81b. ; Duke of Hamilton's Honesty, 3 yrs.. 6st. 81b. ; Mr. F. Elliott's Leases, 3 yrs., 6st. 71b.; Mr. Bevill's King Victor, 3 yrs., Ost. 71b. ; Colonel G. W. Knox's Armourer, 3 yrs., 6st. 21b. ; Mr. Brewer's Minister, 4 yrs., 6st. 1lh, ; Mr. J. Dawson's Numa Pompilins, 3 yrs.,