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SPORTING.

TIN.WALD ANNUAL RACES. President, C. J. Hawdon ; vice-president, D, McLean; judge, M. Stitt; stewards, G. James, E. Ga es, A; McLeod, D. McLeod, F. Lewis, J. Begg, D. Tippett; treasurer, M. Scott; starter. Dr Leahy ; clerk of the scales, A. Harrison ; clerk of the course, B. Hanks; handicappers, S. Saunders, C. C. Fooks, and Dr Leahy, The annual Tinwald races were held this afternoon in a paddock adjoining Graham’s road, kindly placsd at the disposal of the Committee by Mr Robert Wilkin. The course was in very indiflercondition, but the other arrangements reflected the greatest credit upon the executive. Mr Heseltine made an efficient and obliging secretary ; Dr Leahy, as starter, handled bis fields with his usual ability ; Mr Harrison was careful and expeditious as clerk of the scales ; and the other officers were quite au fait in their respective duties. Messrs Hobbs and Goodman had a totalisalbr on the ground, and attracted a fair amount of business, and the Excelsior Band, agreeably filled the intervals between the races. Mr Scott, of the Tinwald Hotel, gave every satisfaction in the publican’s bopth ; and Mr W. G. Davis supplied an excellent luncheon, both caterers receiving a largo amount of well-earned patronage. The following are the results of the racing Handicap Huddle Race, of 12 sova ; miles ; over 6 flights of hurdles.

Mr J. Corbitt’s b g Captain, aged, 12st (Owner) 1 Mr J. Graham’s b g Fox, 4yrs, 9st (including 101 b overweight) (Cox) 2 Mr W. Healy’s b g Bell Allan, syrs, 9at 71b ... ... (Woodsford) 8 Mr 0. H. J. Neate’a blk g Wrangler, 4yrs, 93*1 71b (including 71b overweight) - ... (Tillett) 0 Mr Ei. McLean’s b g Jasper, aged, Bat 81b (including 2lb overweight) (Johns) 0 Captain and Wrangler got the beat of an indifferent start, but immediately gaVs way to Jasper and Bill Allan, the two latter leading to the first hurdle. At the road turn Wrangler ran up to the leaden and took command at the second obstacle,, I Fox being already outpaced. Jasper ran round the second hurdle and was never again prominent in the race. Passing the stand for the first time Wrangler led by six lengths, Bill Allan second, a similar distance in front of Captain. At the fourth hurdle the two leaders ran off and left Captain and Fox to fight out the issue alone. Both horses jumped well, bat the veteran, very nicely bandied by : Mr Corbitt, always had the best of his opponent, and won In a canter by fonr lengths. Totalisator—34 —9—L3 Bj. Tinwald Cub, of 25 sovs; 1$ miles j second horse to receive 5 sovs from the stake. Mr J. Smith's oh f Primrose (late Patter), 3yrs, 6st slb ... (Price) 1 Mr J. Smith’s b g Frantic, sya, 7*t 51b (Woodley) 2 Mr Sullivan’s b m/The Madam, 4yrs 6it 121 b (including 121 b overweight) 3 The lot were despatched to a fairly good start, but Primrose at once took a commanding lead and led by a dozen lengths at the first turn, where the other two were close together. Passing the stand, Primrose increased her lead, but along the back stretch Madam improved her position, being carefully shepherded by Frantic. Coming into the straight the trio were under the whip, but Primrose won with the greatest ease by ten lengths, Frantic beating Madam by a v*« second place. Totalisator —86 29—L2 13s. Trotting Handicap, of 10 sovs; 2 miles. Mr *O. Kent’s b m Folly, aged (650ydu) (Hood) 1 Mr a McLeod’s b g Alma, aged (500yds) (Physiok) 2 Mr T. Harrold’a b g Sly Go, aged (600yds) ... ... 8 Mr J Porter’s b g Larrikin, syrs (400yds) ... ... 0 Mr G. F. Scott’s b m Kellie, aged (550yds) Mr J. Neil’s b m Rosy (GOOyds 0 Totalisator dividend—6s—B3, L3lo*

Maiden Plate of 10 bo vs ; 1 mile ; w.f u for horses that have never won public money prior to the date of entry. Mr J. H. Alexander’s b m Louie, 4yrs, o a t 21b {including 41b overweight) (Cox) 1 Mr J. Brankin’sch tn Red Wing, syrs, gat 131 b ... (Johns) 2 Mr 0. J. H. Neate’s blk g Wrangler, 4yrs, 9st 61b (including 61b overweight) ... ... ... (Tillett) 3 Mr iy. E. Roberta’ b m Phoebe, aged, Bst 131 b (Roberts) 0 Mr 0. Sullivan’s b m The Madam, 4yro, Bst 121 b ... (Woodford) ,0 Mr A. McKay’s b m Miss Lyle, 4yrs, B,t 12 ... Mr 0. Kent’s g f Little Wonder, Syrs, Sat 61b ... (Price) 0 Totalieator 67—U—L5 9a.

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SPORTING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume V, Issue 1514, 15 April 1885

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