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AUSTRALIAN J.C. AUTUMN MEETING.

: /'^^^fo^'' April. 7.! There „Wss splendid weather:for the second 'day rs' racing the A.J.C. meet- • ring. ;; jThe Ea£lofjHoj?etauix;X*6ve:rnor>of *L "Victoria^ and Lord Carrington, Governor

of I^mj'So.uth Wales,; were present. The fqll^wing.are the requite,:/— „ ■;, u '." : '^^iK^tYisG-^'ibiKiiioip, a handicap sweepstake's of 5 soys each, with 200 soys added. Second horse 50 soys.

Six furlongs. \ The Gift 9st :..' ... ... 1 , ;"'(ir^j6ayTimeßst 2 , _--rJKD«raiel6st9lb 3 Twenty-two started. A great race home, .between- the_placed horses. Won; , by half a length. Time —Inun 15|sec. j * The Maiden Stakes, a sweepstakes of 5 soys each, i with 200 soys added; for . r ,.',; 1 maiden horses ; second horse 50 soys. ,j. „;-;• One mile and a quarter. Litigant, 6st 121b 1 The Serf; Bst 21b ... ... 2 ;,.: t Gresfordi 75t... ... ... 3 "'*'••■>} Seven started.. "Won easily. Time — ' 2min 17|secs. t Champagne Stakes, .a sweepstake of 20 " "soys each, with 1000 soys added; for two-year-olds. Second horse 200 soys, third horse 100 soys. Six Fur- ,, longs., : ■ ■■ ', •■ \ •„, Wilga r... ... ... ... 1 Titan ... ... ... .... 2 Correze ' .;.' ... ... 3 ,";„ Five started. Won by a neck. Time, •Imin l^seci tTHB Sydney Cup, a, handicap sweepstakes 6i 20 soys each, with 1500 added; second horse 200 soys, third 100 soys. ;Twormiles. ' ; Carbine,'9st 91b 1 '„'■.' Mantilla, 6st ...■ 2 Muriel, fat lUb 3 Betting—7 to 4 against Carbine, 3to 1 Melos, 6 to 1 Rudolph, 12 to 1 Sir William, 20 to 1 Tirania, Mantilla, Lancer, Bonnie Spec, and Hop Bitters ; 30 to 1 Muriel, Antaeus, and Eclipse. The other starters not named were Fernando, Eveline, and Grandson.

The flag dropped at the first trial and Bonnie Spec went off with the lead, followed by ISlantilla, Tirania, and Eveline with Carbine. Approaching the bend Tirania had assumed the lead, followed by Bonnie Spec, Hop Bitters, Antaeus and Muriel, Carbine still last. At the mile

.Grandson ran up into third place, Eveline and Spec having displaced the leaders.. Carbine and Eclipse were well together, and at the bend Mantilla" assumed command, Bonnie Spec and Antseus next, Carbine coming fast on the outside. A furlong from home Mantilla held the lead, Sir William next, Eveline, Grandson, Melos and Carbine in the order named. Opposite the Leger stand Carbine raced through his field, and coming away won easily by three-quarters of a length. Muriel was third, Sir William a good fourth. At first it was thought the latter was third. : Then followed Melos, Lancer, Eveline, Fernando, Hop Bitters. Time, 3min 37sec. " Thb Sittma Plate, of 200 soys. Seven < furlongs. rHagot... ... 1 The Bonce ... „. ... 2 • Rogan... 3 Sixteen started. Won by a head. Time, Imin29£sec. The First Nursery Handicap, a handicap sweepstakes of 5 soys each, . with 300 soys added. Second horse 60 soys. For two-year-olds. Five furlongs. : Venapa, 7st 21b 1 jVictorHugo, 7st2lb ... 2 Dona, 7st 31b ... 3 . Won by a length. Nineteen started. Time—lmin 4sec,

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AUSTRALIAN J.C. AUTUMN MEETING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume xii, Issue 2395, 8 April 1890

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AUSTRALIAN J.C. AUTUMN MEETING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume xii, Issue 2395, 8 April 1890

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