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CHRISTCHURCH AUTUMN MELTING. The following are the results of the concluding evento of yesterday’s meeting : Bastke Handicap, a a weeps lakes of 5 govs each, with 250 sovs added, Second hone, 60 sovs; and horse 20 sots out of the stake; one mile. Major N. George’s hr h Wapiti, by King Cole —Realisation, 4yra, 7at 51b (White) 1 Mr D. O’Brien’s b m Eubina, 4yrs, 9 t (Derrett) 2 Major N. George’s ch h Nelson, 4yrs. Bat 61b (Thompson) 3 Hon G. McLean’s br m Lady Emma, aged, Bst 51b (Kean) 0 Mr J. Stephenson’s br h Captain Webster, 4yrs, 7st 71b ... (Shaip) 0 Betting—Even on Rubina, 3 to 1 Captain Webster, 5 to 1 Nekon and Lady Emma, 7 to 1 Wapiti. Time—lmin 44seo. ToUlisator—lnside, L 670, L2 tickets, dividend, L2l 10sCd; outside, LOGO, LI tickets, dividend, L 7 12s. Polo Poky Race, for a piece of plate value 25 sots; four furlongs. Mr W. S. Armitage’s b m Yiva, aged, list 71b . (Owner) 1 Mr W. St Lindsay's cr g The Shifter (Mr P. Jones), Mr E. Egan’s Miniature (Mr. Carmichael), Mr Levin’s Tom Til (owner), Mr 0. W. Miles’ Nelly (owner), Mr G. Rhodes’ Titania (Mr A. Boyle), Mr F. A. Archer’s Biddy (owner), Mr G. Bennett’s Eua (Mr Lane), Mr G. Palmer’s Piggy (Mr J. Palmar), Mr M. J Godby’s Peter Blobbs (Mr H. Lance), Hon R. Rodney’s Sam (owner) also ran. Af er a good race, Nelly came in first, two lengths ahead of V iva, Miniature third. Mr Miles, who rode Nelly, could not draw the weight when he returned to scale, so Viva was declared the winner. Mr Carmichael, who bad the mount on Miniature, was also under weight. Totalisator—lnside, L 268, dividend L2 7s, outside, L 268, dividend L2 15s 6d. Consolation Handicap, a sweepstake of 1 sov each, with 100 sovs added ; second horse 20 sovs from the stake ; one mile. "Mr $. G. Stead’s br c Lochipl, by Prince Charlie—Florence M'Carthy, 3yrs, 7st 21b (White) 1 Mr P* Butler’s bike Talebearer, 3yrs, 7at ... (Monaghan) 2 Mr J. Stephenson’s ch h Taiaroa, syrs, 'Sat 61b ... • ... (Sharp) 3 Mr P. F. Tancred’s r h Administrator 6yrs, 7st 61b (Vaile) 0 Mr A. Hathorne’s b f Take Miss, 3yrs, 6st (Clark) 0 Son’-Wester, Bst 131 b, was scratched. Betting—2 to 1 agat Taiaroa, 3 to 1 Loobiel, Administrator, and Talebearer,10 to 1 Take Mias. Take Miss led from the start, and was first into the straight, whpn shp dropped backhand Talebearer took command, with ■ Taiaroa close up. At the rails, White brought Lochlel through, and after easily settling Toiaroa, beat Talebearer cleverly by a neck. Time—lmin 4t 1 6th sec. Totalisator—lnside, LSOB, dividend, IS 0b 6d j outside, L 448, dividend, L2 16s.

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SPORTING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1508, 8 April 1885

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SPORTING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1508, 8 April 1885