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A.J.C.A UTUMN MEETING.

THE OUP WON BY OARBINE. A Fnn Association telegram gives the following partioulan of the raoe for Th» Sydney Our, a handloap sweepstake, of SO soys eaob, with 1500 soys added ; seoond horse to reoaive 200 iovi, and the thiid 100 sovi ftom the prlz*. Two taOm. Mr D. Wallace's b o Oarbine, by Maiket— Meney, 9«t ... (O'Brien) 1 Mr Gannon's b o Helps, by Goldsborough—Melody, 7st 71b ... ... 2 Me J»s. White's oh h Abcroorn. 4yr», bj Chester — Cinnamon, 9«t (Balei) 3 -Toe other starters were — Loohiel, Recall, PloUrob, Honeydew, Keith, Yabba, Astwa, Pearl Shell, Papua (New Guinea), •sd Lyon, The betting at the post was 2 to 1 agst Keith and tteloi, 9 to 1 agst Oarbine, 10 to 1 agst Plutaroh and Papua, 10 to 1 agat Loohiel, and 20 to 1 agst the rest. When the flag fell Yibba'a oolors were th« most prominent, with Amlna next, •nd Lady Lyon next, Ai the horses roie over the hill Lady Lyon went to the front, and at the half-mile post was six fcngtbs ahead of the field, Plutaroh, Keitb and Loohiel being olosest to her. Bonndftig the bend L»dy Lyon inoreased her lead, And when passing the stand was folly fifteen lengths m front of Loohiel. Amlna and Plutarch, who headed the next division, consisting of Keith and Pearl Shell, by a length and a half, the others In » duster close behind, with Melos, Carbine and Papua lait. Lady Lyon was now banging out signs of distress, and aa the field passed Oxenham'e the was only four lengths to the good of Amlna, with whom were racing Plutaroh, Loehlel, K«ith and Pearl Shell. * Along the baok •treteh the field dosed on tbe leaden, and aioeoding the bill fife furlongs from Borne Loohiel wm m front. At the halfmile Loohiel bad still « little the best of It, with Plutaroh, Lady Lyoo, and Abereorn bandy. Here Carbine made a forward movement, but being Interfered with fallback last. O'Brien, however, coon hid him In his stride •gain, and once fnora got In the ruok. Honeydew now o*ma ap fast, and joined the leading horses. Ai the hones swept Into the atraigbt it was seen that Loobiel wai ctlll ahead, with Aberoorn, Honeydew, Papas, Carbine and Melos In the order named, following. When fairly In the borne ran Hales took Abeioorn to the front, and Carbine otme with a great tnih. At the same time Melos, on the outride, closed up, and a great race ensued home, tbe judge giving his verdict m favor cf Oarbine by a head from Meloi, who wm a length and a half m front of Aberoorn. Then followed Keitb, Papua, . Yabba, Honeydew, Loohiel, Pearl Shell, Amlna, Recall, Plutaroh, and Ltdy Lyon, In tbe order named. Time, 3min Slseo. Mr Gannon, owner of Melof, seoond horse la theOqp, entered a protest against Carbine, on the ground of jostling ; bat he handed It m too late to be entertained by the Stewards. The oup raoe was a camarkably exciting ooe, and Carbine's performance the most brilliant and popular viotory ever witnessed on the Randwiok course. Oarbine has excelled the doings of all the hones of his aga, and the way In wbloh he came at the finish was quite phenomenal. He received a great oration on returning to tbe paddook. The winners of other events on tbe aeoandday were:— Flying Handicap, Glen Elgin; Maiden Stakes, Dreadnought: Champagne Sukes, Radolph ; Selling Plate. Spoilt OhUd; First Nanery . Handloap, Antaous.

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A.J.C.AUTUMN MEETING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2118, 25 April 1889

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A.J.C.AUTUMN MEETING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2118, 25 April 1889

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