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ASCOT RACES.

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ASCOT RACES. Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales. A bright May morning ushered in a warm and lovely day for the meeting, which proved to be one of the largest ana moat-aristocratic assemblages ever known at Ascot. The arrivals of visitors at Windsor, and at the many elegant country seats and villas round feanmngdale, Virginia Water, and Ascot were very numerous; and during the morning these found their way to the course m defcaohments, gradually filling the grand and other stands, and lining the course in every direction From an early hour in the morniiag the stream of traffic from Waterloo station was something astonishing. ° Towards eleven o'clock the police arrangements for the protection of the publie were completed under the superintendence of Colonel Blandy, the chief constable of Berks, and Mr. Inspector Reeøe, of the county con- stabulary, and Mr. Superintendent Walker, of the A division of the metropolitan police, whose force con- sisted of 250: officers of all ranks.. Sir Thomas Henry, the chief magistrate, and Mr. W. D. Burnaby, chief clerk at Bow-street, were in attendance at the Ascot police-station. By one o'clock the course was thronged by thou- sands of visitors, vehicles of every description lining the narrow-strips of greensward on which the horses were to run. The grand stand and other centres were a, sea of faces, while the light and tasteful toilettes of the ladies shone to great advantage. Carriages, omni- h_ -3 -'1- 11 ltuhoo, auu ooaones, Drougb.t numerous visitors, who reached the heath from Windsor, having travelled to the Boyal-borough by the Great Western Railway, by which-company special^ trains were run from Padding- ton and other partsi s Their Royal aighnessea the Prince and Princess of Wales, with the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Denmark, and Prince Teck, attended by Major Tees- dale apd suite, drove from Titneas-park, the seat of Lord Annaly, in several of the Queen's carriages, to the Royal, standj: which at once became the centre of attraction. In the race for the Prince of Walea's stakes of ^850 order ad<3e^5 the horsea °^mQ in in the following ^"stic 11 Sealskin 4 LordLyou 2 f Maori Chief colt 5 Robin Efeod. 3 f Chibtea 6 Sealskinj with Robin Hood in olo30 company, made play, followed by the favourite and Rustic side by side, waited upon by Maori Chief and Chibisa to the lime-kilns. Here Robin Hood gave. way, and the Maori Chief, having run past* his horses, came on with a clear lead to the road, where Lord Lyon came up on the inside, and as they entered the straight he took a clear lead, waited upon, by Rustic and Robin Hood to half-way up the hill, when the Dake's, colt drew forward, and, waiting until they reached the en- closure, Rustks then made his effort, and getting up at the Stand, won cleverly by half a length; a bad third. The others were pulliag up as they past the post. One well-known face was missed from the circle in the Royal enclosure, and the cause of its absence a subject of much regret. The Earl- of Chesterfield was seized with paralysis on Saturday morning last, and lies in a state which justifies the worst fears of his numerous friends.

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