Manawatu Times , 17 July 1905, Page 2
(Per Press Association). Wellington. Last Night. Favourable conditions prevailed for the second day's rac3s. tho weather being all that could be desired, and tho attendance being larger than usual, lhe double evon. tote on the July Steeplechase and Winter Oats Handicap paid a dividend of £29 10_. The totalisator receipts for tho meeting totalled ±21,727 as against £15,679 ia_t year. Results :—
Onslow Handicap -Wet Reef 10.9 1, Tonderghie 98 2, Matuku 9.3 3. Abo started -Good Intent, Coxswain, Tessern, Waitoti, Hinurewa. Won easily by half a length. Time, lmin 212 5 sec. Divs., £2 and 19j.
Trial Plate-Mobility 9 0 1, Blvthomaid 911 2, Sir Percival 911 3. Also started -Xavier, Martin O'Brien, Error, Captain Shannon, Matariki, Perchance, Operetta, Peiticoai. Won comfortably by two and ahaif lengths. Time, lmin 22sec. Divs., £2 16. and 133
July Steeplechase—Nor'west 10 2 1, Defoe 9.12 2, Rongoa 9.8 3. Also started—Jacko'-Lantern, The Dauber. Won comfortably by three lengths. Time, smin 25_.ee. Div., _E3 3s. Winter Oats—Shrapnol Shell 10.9 1, Hamua 9-2 2, The Leader 9.2 3. Also started—Cannie Chiel. Asteroid, Sardonyx, Lyrist, De la Bey, Ngatarua, Spoil, ninurewa, St. Lyra, Amaryllis, Cure, Seagull, Gilahad. *Won by a head after a great finish, a length and a half between second and third. Time, lmin Slsec*: Divs., £1 10s and £Q 13s. Finul Hurdles-Pushful 1012 1, Kohunui 8.4 2, Tupar 9.12 3. Also started—Handsome Rose, Trumpory, Levant, Waiwera, Valima, Magnificent. Wdh easily by four lengths. -Time, 3min 26 2 _sec. Divs., £2 19s and £2 Is.
Second Hack Hurdles—Jewel Gun 10 91, Outer 10.9 2, Tilson 9.2 3. Also started—Black Squall, Taxpayer, -Wet Blanket, Swop, Pa Tuna, Grand Jury, Southern Cross. Won by two lengths. Diva., £8 10a and 14s.
Thorndon Hack Handicap—Jolly Friar 9 10 1, Te Kainui 9.2 2, Gawain 10.6 3. Also started Hukiaks, Oryx, PaderewVki, Clnremont, Tiwha, .Lando'-Cakes", Mango, St. Lcuis. Won by three lengths. Divs., £2 5s and _E3 loj.