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■ The following nominations were received on Saturday evening :— The New Zealand Grand National Steeplechase Handicap, of 4CO soys. Oddfellow ' Roll Call Auckland Little Arthur Daddy Longlegs ; . The Drover Squib Landsborough Ahua „. Kangaroo Enterprise , > Mangaohane Gladius. The Donkey Trooper Jenny(lateßosebud) Sir Garnet Snapshot Darnley Pastime Grand National Hurdle Eace Handicap, of 300 soys. ! Oddfellow Leonardo Ahua Blue Mountain Ixion Little Arthur Harkaway ; The Drover Modiste Trimolite Erin-go-Bragh Montrose 11. j The Spy Mangaohane ! Sir Garnet Romulus i l< Jacob Clifton ' Snapshot ..Jenny(lateßosebud) The Dream Irbq'uois Darnley Kahu Dunedin, June $. The Jockey Club have increased their stakes at the Spring meeting (which will be a three-days fixture) to £3200; Autumn meeting, £3500- - . ■ - The Metropolitan Gas Company in Mcl- | bourne has erected at its works in South Melbourne. a telescopic gasholder, which, it is claimed, is one of the largest in the world. In the year 1880 the total gasholder storage at the . Company's various stations amounted to only three million cubic feet, i while it now reaches no less than a eleven million cubic feet. The total weight of steel and iron used in the construction of I the gasholder and its framing was'a tli'ous-' j and tons. One -end a-quarter million bricks ' were used in building the tank for the re- ' ception of this enormous holder, and nearly five million gallons of water were required ' to fill it.

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CANTERBURY JOCKEY CLUB., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2436, 9 June 1890

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CANTERBURY JOCKEY CLUB. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2436, 9 June 1890

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