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SPORTING; WELLINGTON STEEPOECHASES.

(PBE PBKBS ASSOCIATION.) Wellington, July 15. Tb'e steepleohaae meeting postponed from Saturday, was held to-dny. The weather was threatening and cold. The attendance before racing began waa ahont 500 and afterwards inoreaoed to 1500. Lord Onalow and party, and several mumbers-of the Legislature were present. Rs suits :— fIUKDLES. Louis ... ... ... ... 1 Panto 2 Clarice ( ... 3 Six others started. Won by a length. Time— 3m ln 34-iecß. Dividend— £s 4a. Flying Handicap. Repose ... ... ••• 1 Re ware wa • ••« 2 Tennyson •• 3 Seven others Btarfced. Won rather easily by three quarters of a length. Time— lmin 20|,00a. Dividend— £s 15j. Ladibß Bracelet. I£ahu ..« ... ... *• 1 Obed ... 2 Nutmeg ••• 3 Won aaslly. Time— 4min 335e08. Dividend— £l loa. Wbllingxon Steeplechase. Roßsiter ».. ... ... 1 Kangaroo ... 2 Panlo ... 3 Orient, Detainer, Ooeola, Lonia, A.rlel, Don, Right Bower, Dootor, Owhlti also ran. Kangaroo led to the last hurdle where he waa collared by Rosßlter who won easily by six lengths* Time— 6mln 22aeos* Dividend— £2B 13a. Selling Hurdles was won by Reputation, Dividend- £lO. Winter Handicap. Beware wa ... ... ... 1 Strenuous ... 2 - Pretender : , 3 Won easily. I Tim*— 2mln 19jsecs, Dividend -£5 9s. £3258 was passed through the totall- ' sator. ■ '

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SPORTING; WELLINGTON STEEPOECHASES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2174, 16 July 1889

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SPORTING; WELLINGTON STEEPOECHASES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2174, 16 July 1889

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