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SPORTING.

C.J.O. SPUING MEETING. Second Day—Thursday, Nov. 13. Railway Plate of 100 soys. Entrance 5 sovs. Weight for age- For two-year olds and upwards. Four fm-lbngs. Mr R, Ray’s b m Maritana, aged ... 1 Mr Smith’s be Tim Whiffler, 2yrs ... 2 Mr Walters’ b c Billingsgate, 3yrs ... 3 Canterbury Cup, of 500 sovs, added to. a sweepstakes of 20 soys. Second horse to receive 50 sovs from the stake. 3yra, 7st 11b ; 4ys, 9st; syrs, 9st 71b ; Cyra and aged, 9st 91b. Two and a quarter miles.

Mr E. G. Griffiths’ br c Betrayer, 3yrs 1 Mr R. Ray’s b c Hornby, 3yrs ... 2 Mr R. Ray’s Templeton, aged ... 3 Spring Steeplechase Handicap, of 100 sovs, added to a sweepstakes of 5 sovs each for acceptors. Second horse to receive 10 sovs from the stake. . Nomination 5 sovs each’, .to go to the fund. About three miles, over -such country as the Stewards may direct.

Mr D. O’Brien’s b g Little John ... 1 Mr P. Butler’s ch g Te.Whetu, aged... 2 Tradesmen’s Handicap of 100 sovs., added to a sweepstakes of 5 sovs. each for acceptors ;■ one mile. '■

Mr. W. Walter’s b o'. Billingsgate, by ■ Izaak Walton:—Slander, ,‘lyrs.fist. • 121b.i-carried 7st. ... (Nolan)' 1 Mr. J. W. Mullock's b c Foul Play, 4yrs., 9st. 21b. ... (Den itt) 2 Mr. H. ; ,eh c York, 4yrs., 7afc 121bs. ... ... , (Riidings) 3 Third DAY--pßili)At, ;Nov. 14.Thu weather for the third day was anything but inviting, as showers of rain’fell at shox-t intervals, and prevented anything like an attendance.. This was to be regretted, as from the liberal bill of fare provided by.the C. J.Ci a good,day’s sport was anticipated. , Christchurch Prate of 150 soy?., added to a sweepstakes of 5 sovs. each. Second horse,to save his stakes.. .Entrance 5 sovs., .to go.to the, fund. Winners of weight for ago races in one event, since Ist August, 1879, to ■cany the following penalties—of 200 sovs., sib. extra : of 500 sovs. , 71b. Penalties not to be accumulative. Maidens at starting allowed—for 3yrs., 51b.; 4yrs., 101 b.; syrs. and upwards, 141 b. Once round

and a distance. Mr. R. Bay’s b h Templeton, aged, 9st. 71b (R. Ray) 1 Mr. Walter’s ch f Grand Duchess, 3yrs, Gst. 81b. . ... .:. (Taylor) 2 Mr. E. G. Griffiths’ br o Betrayer,,, 3yrs., .7at 111 b. ... (T. Clark) , 3 Publicans’ Steeplechase. Handicap ,of 75 sovs., added to a sweepstakes of 5 .sovs. each for, acceptors. Second, horse to save his stake. About two miles, over such country as the stewards may ; direct. | Mr. D. O’Brien’s b g Little, John, syrs., 105 t.... ... ... 1 Mr. P. Butler’s ch gTe Whetumarama, aged, list 71b ... ... ... 2 Mr. P. Butler’soli g The Agent, 6yrs, , i2st 7ib. ... 3 Han m cap of, 100 sqvs, .. added to a ,sweepstake of 5 sovs. , each for. acceptors, second horse to save his stakes. Entrance 3 soys. ;, to go to the. fund. Weights, to be declared by 7 p.m. bp, the second day of the races ; one ni)le„ep<i ?;,bal(. Mr J. W. Malloch’s Foul Play, syrs. 9st. ... ... ... (Derritt) 1 Mr Ray’s Hornby, 3 years, Sat ,51b ,(\ya,ttie) 2 Mr W. Walter’s b c Libeller. 3yrs., Tstllb ... ... ' .(Ijfolan) , 3

York, Soukar, and Atlantic a3*i ran. Betting—6 to 4 Hornby; 8 and 4 to ,1 against any other.. Knfire,,?ind Betrayer, were , scratched. Soukar played up a good deal at the start, the horses, getting away fairly together, Libeller making the running round the bottom, Hornby lying second. Foul Play op.lus quarters, York pulling hard, .van np third opposite the Stand., Libeller . and Horpby ran round the far corner, eome length before the rest. Entering the straight Hornby led, Foul Play coining up on the outside, and catching Hornby opposite the stand,where a good race ensued, the black and gold winning. by a short half length. Time : 2nuns. 3 |secs. Sjsllino Back of 50sovs. added to.aiiweepstake of 5 so vs*, each ; weight ’for age ; winner to be sold by auction inpuediately, after tlie race for .400 soys., any surplus to go to ,ihe„,fund- liTdntered to be sold for 300 sovs., allowed 71bs ; for 200 sovs., -.141bs ; i for 100 i aova., 211bs. Three quarters .of.a mile. Messrs Mason and Vallance’s. b g Sinking Fund, aged, (£100), 7st 101 b ... ... ... ... 1 Mr. Walter’s b c Bilingsgate, 2 • yrs, (£400), 7st 91bs ... ... 2 Mr Mallock’s b g On Dit, 3yrs-, (£300). 6st. lllbs. ... ... 3 Luna, Elfin. King, Daisy, Sir Garnet, and Hilarious also ran. Time : Imin. 22^secs.

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SPORTING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 22, 15 November 1879

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