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THE ABHBURTON R.O. SPRING MEETING. JWKIDBNT— Mr E. G. Wright. Vick-Prksi dent— Mr John Grigg. Judge— Mr Matthew Stitt Stewards— Messrs C. W; Pumell, W. B Denshire, Hugo Friedlander, W. Lyttelton, E. G. Crisp, T- Ci N. Grigg, A.' J. Reid, Dr Tweed. Treasurer— Mr David Thomas Clerk of Scales— Mr O. Digby. Clerk of Course— Mr A. Hewson. Handicappers—Mr T. Quill Starter— Mr D. Thomas. Tba following events were deotdid aftti Wt went to press yesterday :— BwtiNT Handicap, of 25 sovi. Saves furlongs. 95 Mr S. Alexander's oh g Doubtful, by Bdiltngton, 6yrs, But 61b (Md'rov) 1 $3 Ma B. Ooaltor'i b> Meada, Byrs, Bst6lb ... (Sharp) 2 16 Mr T. Watson's b f Sorella, 3yr», 6stslb (Daly) 8 20 Mi J. F. Bell's blk c Baonookbatn, Syrs, 6st 91b... ... (Mitchell) 0 16 Mr A. Turnpenny's oh g Paddy, aged, 6«t 91b ... ... (Onohln) 0 8 Mr W. D, Cotton's b f Rosa of Ghaviot, 3jra, 6atßlb (including lib over) (Wlsby) 0 Paddy was the first to get away, but at the end of the first furlong Doubtfal took oomstaad whloh he held from thenoe to the •nd, winning easily by three lengths, Sorella same dlstanoe away, third. Time, Im!n42ieo. Dividend, £2 SoitL Raob, of 2550v8. Catch weights. Six f arlongs. 14 Mr H. E. Taylor's b m Pickle, by Hornby- Deceit, 6yrs ... (Wisby) 1 . 15 Mr J. K. Oorrigan's b g Nipper aged ... .... (M'Jlroy) 2 84 Mr J. 0. U. Grigg's b g Hollow Back, syra ;.. ... (O'Keefe) 3 60 Mr 0. G, Hawdon'a Duchess of Albany, 6yrs ••• 0 6Mr 0. Jeff h Toorak, 6yrs ... ... 0 . . Paddy , who had four investors, went to the post but bolted before the start, and, clearing oat of the coarse, did not take " tiny part m the race. The horses entered the. straight m abuncb, when Fickle drew •onfc and won by a length and a half. Time, lmin 26secs. Dividend, £6 9s. 4&BIHG HiwDioAP, of 30 fovs. One mile. 33 Mr W. Bnssell's g g Erin-RO-Bwgh by _Jßt George— Alice Gray, fiyrs Bstl3lb 1 C 5 Messrs M. and C.Hobbs' g g College Boy. aged, 7st 121 b ... (Dodd; 2 65 Mr F Faneti'a blk g Bewi, aged Bat7lb ... ... C'tratford) 3 16 Mr W. F. Jackson'B eh m Glenlora .-.■;■%•, 7«t 0 ?..3&wi at)dGl«nlora ran ten lengths m ' Evince ef the other pair till reaching the top turn where College Boy cloßed on the leaders. and Erin-goßragh commenced to snak4 np his ground. Entering the straight Olenlora was m command, Rewi jast behind, but College Boy almost im mediately went to the front. College Boy was leading at the distance, but Erin-go-Bragh now coming through won with a length to spare. Time, lmin 555e08. Dividend, £4 17s Wsx/iib B/MDIOAP, of 26 rovs. Two niles 16 Mr vV\ Grice's br k Little Arthur by Jangler, 6yre, 9st (Rosewarne) 1 14 Mr H . Coulter's b m Meada, syra 9stl2lk ... ... (Bamber) 2 6 Mr J. Bell's b g Scratcher, aged 9st 91b (R. Kinpan) 3 26 Mr T. Kearneyfe br h Reuben, 4yrs list 41b 0 41 Mr H. G. Pitt's g m Squib, 6yrs list lib ... ... o . Little Arthur jumped away m front of Qleada and Scratcher, and showed the way lor the first mile, with Reuben and Squib whipping m. At the half distance, Squib ran into third place, pausing Reuben and Bcratcher, but was beaten at tha top of the straight, where lieuben also retired ; and Little Arthur going on won m a canter by . three lengths. Time, 4tnin 17eec. Dividend, £6 19a.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1995, 23 November 1888

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SPORTING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1995, 23 November 1888