DUNEDIN JOCKEY CLUB ANNUAL MEETING. [By Telegraph.] Second Day—Friday, Feb. 25. [The result of the following events came to hand too late for insertion in our yesterday’s issue] ; Dunedin Jockey Club Handicap, of 200 sovs, with a sweep of 5 sovs each. miles. Hon. W. Robinson’s ch h Natator, 5 yrs, Bst 111 b ... ... ... ... 1 MrH. Prince’s br c Hilarious, 3 yrs, 7st ’ 2 Sir H. Robinson’s br f Lady Emma, 3 yrs, 7st 21b ... ... ... ... 3 Mr. H. Horsford’s ch c The Governor, 7st 21b ... 0 Betting—3 to 2 on Natator, 2 to 1 against Hilarious, 4to 1 Lady Emma, 6 to 1 The Governor.
Natator got all the best of the start, but The Governor and Hilarious rushed to the front in the first hundred yards, and led past the stand a length before Lady Emma, Natator coming last. At a mile Hilarious went up alongside the Governor, followed almost immediately by Natator and Lady Emma, all passing Mr Horsford’s colt. Natator soon got on terms with Hilarious, and passing him before entering the straight, came away and won with a good deal in hand by a length. Lady Emma was a good third, and Governor was last. Time, 3min 20secs. There was LBOB in the totalisator, of which L 382 was on Natator. Private Trotting Match, for L2OO a-side. Three miles. Our Pony, five secs start ... 1. . Native Cat, scratch 2 Betting—2 to lon Native Cat. Native Oat broke repeatedly, and Our Pony won by 250 yards. Time, Bmin 39secs. Bail way Plate of 60 sovs, the gift of Mr David Proudtoot. Three-quarters of a mile. Weight for age. Hon. R. Campbell’s b c Sir Modred—--3 yrs, Bst 71b 1 Mr G. M'Lean’s br f Ledgerdemain, 2 yrs, 7st ... 2 Mr T. George’s ch f Nautilus, 3 yrs, Bst 71b 3 Betting—3 to lon Sir Modred. Won hands down. Time, Imin 20secs. To-day’s Racing. Handicap Steeplechase. The Agent 1 Sailor Boy ... ... ... 2 Carrigheen ... ... ... 3 Time—6mins 36secs.
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SPORTING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 279, 26 February 1881
SPORTING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 279, 26 February 1881
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