Observer, Volume XXXVII, Issue 9, 4 November 1916, Page 23
Colonel Soult, in his. last two visits to the. course proper, put the in .2.5 1-5, a soundl gallop, and on Saturday he took 2.7 3-5.
Two of Mr J. D. Kemp's horses that have been doing sound work since coming from Awhitu are British Arch and Last Call. They ran a merry five, furlongs, on Saturday iv 1.7, in favour of the former.
Bowlei sibowed pace while he lasted in company with Fisher from the mile post, pulling up after going six furlongs in 1.21, the black horse running out. the mile in 1.50 2.5.
The Takapuna Jockey Club have been using the pruning knife, cutting down the season's stakes a little over 500 soys. The club is under a very big expense, enlarging the course and other important improvements to make.
Lady Penury and Sir Ralph put up a very nice nine-furlong run on Saturday morning outside the trestle' on the course. The former had a little- the best of the finish.
Some good schooling work took place on Tuesday morning at the Elierslie racecourse before breakfast. The Channel jumped the steep. 1 echase fences on the flat.
Alu'hata went over a round of the big schooling hurdle's in line style.
After breakfast, t>he maiden hurdler was put over a couple of the pony battens which she. negotiated with more freedom than usual.
Ulster and Brookfield gave a finished-display of clean hurdle jumping. The pair wore, ridden out, being close together.
Dfe.'emar beat Dancaster after negotiating six of the big schooling hi;rd,cs. The chestnut has come on a lot recently.
Marconi, Ngatiniaru and Lochlaatis were associated together for a run over the hurdles, and, after the latter made all the running, he was beaten by the other pair.
Gluepot, Warhead, Master Drury r JaKara-nda and; Kaiwhakahaere. wenit over the steeplechase course. Both Jakaraiida and Kaiwhakahaere came to gi'ef, and the others finished as above.
Sir Rosa, after losing his rider, was schooled with both Tamahere and Glutanus. This, daughter of Gluten never looked better than at the present time, and should catch a heat shortly.
While schooling on Tuesday, Kaiwhakahaere gave his rider a fall at the first fence of the double fences, but, nothing daunted, was remounted , and had another go without mishap.
At the semi-final gallops on Tuesday the work was. fast and snappy, Lady Penury being the latest Oity Handicap candidate to claim attention With two horses at her she put up the best once round, putting the distance past in* 2.3. Colonel Soult's best effort was. 2.5.
Messrs C. F. Markj J. Howe, and the istudmaster' R. H. McKenzie will make the trip to the C.J.C. Spring and the New Zealand Metropolitan T.C. mcc.ting.
F. Loomb has arrived from Gisbon-ne with Downham, Pacific Slope, Oarlycian and l Pitau, all looking in good racing condition.
C. Hdrdj thiQ trotting trainer, haa left for the Soutlh. Kirikiriroa has gone into W. Tozer's care.