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SPORTING.

DUNEDIN JOCKEY CLUB ANNUAL MEETING. First Day—Thursday, Feb. 24. , [By Telegraph.] Dunedin, To-day. The D.J.C. Annual Meeting commenced to-day. The weather was dull and threatening. When the bell rang for the first race there were about 3,000 persona present on the course. The first event on the programme was the Handicap Hurdle Race, of 80 sovs. The second horse to receive 10 sovs from the stakes. -Two miles and a distance, over 10 flights of hurdles, 3ft 6in high. Mr T. Foster’s hg Sailor Boy, aged, Bst 91b... ... ... ••• 1 Mr P. Butler’s ch g The Agent, aged, 12st ... ... ... ••• 2 Mr. L. Dooley’s hr g Milo, aged, 10st 3 Champagne Stakes. For two-year-olds, a sweepstakes of 10 sovs each, with 150 sovs added. Colts, Bst 101 b ; fillies, Bst 71b ; no allowance for geldings. The second horse to receive 20 sovs from the stakes. Six furlongs. Closed with 30 subscribers. Hon. R. Campbell’s b c Somnus, Traducer—Hammock, Bst 101 b... ... 1 Mr Geo. Dodson’s br filly by Cassivelaunus—Envy, Bst 71b ... ... 2 Hon. R. Campbell’s br c Idalium, Traducer —Idalia, Bst 101 b ... ... 3 Time—2min 21sec.

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SPORTING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 277, 24 February 1881

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SPORTING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 277, 24 February 1881

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