ASHBURTON RACING CLUB'S AUTUMN MEETING.
Pmstdknt— E. G. Wright. Viok Pb*sidint — J' Grfgg. Judge— Matthew Stitt. Stbwabds-O- W. Parnell, W. B. Denshire, fiugo Friedlander, W. M. Lyttelton, E. G. Crisp, J. O N. Grlgg, T. Leahy, J. M. Tweed, D. Thomas. Tbbabubeb— David Ihomas. Clebk 07 Scales— O. Digby. Clbbk or Ooubsb — A. HewsoD. HAio)iOAP?xa— G. Cutts. Staktbr— D. Thomas.
The first day's eaolng of the Aihburton Bacing Club's Autumn Meeting took place to-day. The Oiab were unfortunate In the matter of weather, a steady, though mild, rain falling daring the day. There was a moderate attendance.
Handicap Hukdlb Kacb, of 40 iovs; second horsa to receive 5 sovo from ibe stake. Two miles, over eight flights of hurdles about 3ft 6ln high, 16 Mr T.Kearney's b h Torrent, Dyrs, * list 101 b (Owner) 1 84 Mr J. Wallace's Sockburn, Gjms, 10it51br (Walls) 2 59 Mr J. Harris' bile g Satan, aged, 9<tlolb (Matthews) 3 32 Mr T. SheantD's br g Premier, aged, list (Owner) 0 9 Mr P. Jones' blk g Monteagle 6yrp, lOst (carried lOst 2b) ... (Owner) 0 24 Mr H. 6. Pitt's cr m Sqalb 6yra 9it 121 b (oarrled 9st 131 b) (Owner) 0 I 45 Mr 0. O'Connor's b h Louis 4yrs j 9it (carried 9st 21b) ... (Owner 0 4 Mr J, Smith's (ns) b g Forest King Bstlolb (Robs) 0 Sookburn was the first away from the ■tart, and with Forest King led to the top turn. Here Monteagle and Louis went up to the leaders, and oomlng past the stand the first time the former took 06mntand. No farther material ohaage took place till baU a mile from home where Premier tailed off and Torrent oatohing ibe leader as they turued Into the straight, came away and won with the greatest ease by four lengths, Sookburn beating Satan by * length for seoond place, Monteagle fourth and Premier last. Time 4<nln 3;63. Dividend £13 6s.
WiKAirui Stakes Handicap, of 25 boys ; second horee to receive 6 bovb from. the stake, District horses only. One mile. 20 Mr M. Soott's oh g Pennlnp, 3jr», 6it ... (Wisby) 1 48 Mr 8. Alexander's oh g Doubtful, syr», 9it (Mcllroy) 2 40 Mr L, Markey's b m Authentic, 4 yrs, Bst9lb (Ross) 3 63 Mr J. Donald's blk o Bannookbnrn, 3y» t 8a 9.b (oarried Bjt 111 b) (Keith) 0 5 Mr J. O. N. Grlgg's oh g Union
Jack, sy», Bst 81b ... (Prloe) 0 21 He W. BUhop'c oh g The Victr, syrs, Bit6lb (Huxtable) 0 0 Mr A. MoLeod'i b m Meads, 6yri. Bit6lb (Bunber) 0 4 Mr J. Oromie's b m Lotto, 6yr«, 7at lOib (Price) 0 11 MrD, McKendry'sbrgGlenrowan, 4Ljt; 7«t 71b ... (Buddlcomb*) 0 5 Mr J. Corbett's b f Inobkelth, 3yre, 7rt (oarried 7st 31b) (McOonoohlo) 0 6 Mr J. R. Oorriean'a b f Roie of Cheviot, 3yra, 7at ... (Ousttn) 0 Beoreoy was scratched. Rose of Cheviot jumped off with the lead, bnt at the end of ■ furlong had yielded the premier position to Doubtful aod Pennine, who with Union Jaok and Authentic In oloae attendanoe, led into the straight. Doubtful m at the head of affairs half a mile fr6m home, but Pennlneioomlng fast at the dlotanoe went to the front and won by a length from Doubtful, Authentic about lour lengths away third, aod Unfdn Jaok, polling up last. Time ltnin Slieo. Dividend £9 19a.
Amhbubton AuTr/am Handicap, of 60 sovi j second hone to reoetve 5 sovi from the stakes. On* mile and a half. 64 Mr P. Butler's b f Adulation 3yrs 6stl2lb ... (Ray) 1 48 Mr J. Buggey's be h Alpine Rose 6;iß7at (Ousdln) 3 27 Mr H. Lunn's br h Wakattpu syrs 7st 2ib ... ... (McOraokeo) " 3 101 Me F, Panettl's br g Escapade syrs, Bit .., ... [Leeson) 0 82 Massrs M. and O, Hobba' b g Quibble, aged, 7st lOib (McDonald) 0 86 Mr A. Oowle's b g The Brewer Syw, 7at 7ib (McGrath) 0 Sir Julius was watched. Won very aaslly Time, 2m(n 43seo. Dividend, £5 16s, Novxl Race, of 25 sovf. The winner to be sold by anotion Immediately after the race, the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of the Cub. Weight Btt, any overweight to be declared. Half a mile. Ormaro ..• 1 Hollowbaok ... 2 Fickle,., , ... 3 WootMlly. Dlvidtnd-^3 10i.
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ASHBURTON RACING CLUB'S AUTUMN MEETING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2130, 9 May 1889
ASHBURTON RACING CLUB'S AUTUMN MEETING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2130, 9 May 1889
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