DUNE DIN RACES.
The following events were decided after we went to press on Saturday :— Mar-hall Memorial Stakss, 200 sots; six furlongs, Mr P. Butler's Man ton, 9at 31b (Derrett) 1 Middlepark Co.'s Rnvenswing, Bst 41b (White) 2 Mr G. G, Stead's Scot'B Grej, 6<t 71b (Oudin) 3 Apres Moi and Dunkeld also ran. Manton won by half a lengt'i. Time, lmin 18f sec. Dividends, £5 2a and £4 13s 6J. Flting Handicap, 100 soys. One mile. Mr J Stevenson's Captain Cook, 7st (Holmes) 1 Mr Clifford's Golden Crest. 7<*t 81b (McMorran) 2 Mr P. Butler's Adulation, 7st (Cuadin) 3 Ruby, .Escapade, Moss Rose, Ixlon and Vaul trees alno ran. Won easily. Time, lmin 46seo. Dividends, £7 9s 6dand £9 14b 61
DxthbdiiTi February 25.
A meeting of the Stewards of the Danedin Jookey Olob was held on Saturday evening, when, after evldenoe m connection with the running of Dudu In the Dnnedln Cup, taken m conjunction with her running In the DJ O. Bandloap was taken, (t was decided tbat the mare's running <ras very unsatisfactory and reasonably caused susplolon m the minds of the public, but the Stewards hava been unable to obtain sufficient evldenoe to justify them In takiDg farther aotlon. Mr Williams, the owner of Saltan, writes a letter to the press exoulpatlng Outts, and deolarfng tbat the mare was beaten on her merits after a mile and a half had been rnn.
la racing circlet the action of the Club In disqualifying two prominent jockeys like Brown and Holmoa and, at the same time, taking no cffiolal notice of the starter's delinquencies, is adversely commented on.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2072, 25 February 1889
DUNE DIN RACES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2072, 25 February 1889
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