Horse Racing - Ascot - Gold Cup - 1924
Henry Ternynck's 'Massine' winning the Gold Cup by a short head from 'Filbert de Sovoie' with 'Inkerman' third
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Botticelli wins at Royal Ascot
The Marchesa Incisa della Rocchetta's Botticelli, ridden by E. Camici, wins the Gold Cup for Italy as he strides to a length's victory in the race at the Royal Ascot meeting. Pounding into second place is Mr W. M. Jeffords' Blue Prince II ridden by W.H. Carr (4), and third is Mr Marcel Boussac's Elpenor, ridden by S. Boullenger. The Queen and other members of the Royal family watched ther race, which had been put forward a day at her Majesty's wish.