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VICTORIAN RACING CLUB SPRING MEETING.

Melbourne, November 1. , A beautiful spring clay -was. enjoyed for the opening of the V.B.C. Meeting,,and although the day was warm a gentle breeze tempered, the sun's rays.' , The attendance was very large, and -it ,'waß estimated that fully 50,000 were present, including his Excellency Lord Hopetoun, Lord Kintore, Governor of South Australia, and Admiral Sir Charles Scott. The following are the results :— Maidbx Platb. Mr J. Wilson's eh c The Serf, 4yrs. - (Moore) 1 Mr S. Cook's b c The Harbor Light, 3yrs ... (Hales) 2 Mr Mayo'sMasterGrrand, 3yrs (Gough) 3 Eight horses started. Melbourne Stakes. Mr D. Wallace's b h Carbine, syrs, 9st 4lb > •;.-.• (Ramage) 1 Mr T. Jones' b c Greaford, 3yrs, 7st 91b (Power) 2 Mr W; Gannon's c h Melos, syrs, 9at 41b (Harris) 3 Hotham Handicap. Mr R. K. Maitland's gr c Grey Gown 6stl2lb ... (Dalton) 1 Mr W. S. Gray's br g Wattle, 7st 31b (Robsori) 2 Mr J. Wilson's eh f Swing, 4yrs, Bsit (Moore) 3 Seventeen horses started. V.R.C. Derby, a sweep of 25 soys each, with 1000 soys added ; second 200 soys and third 100 soys from the stake. Three-year-olds. Colts Bst 101b, fillies Bst 51b. One and a half mile. .97 subscribers. Mr S. Cook's br c The Admiral, by Richmond—Footstep ... (Hales) 1 Mr J. Wilson's br f Magic Circle, by , First King—Yardley "... (Moore) 2 Mr 1 W. Gannon's eh c Gatling, by Nordenfeldt—Petroleum (Harris) 3 Other starters—Annesley, The Spot, Granite, Correze and. Whimbrel. r Thb Maribyknong Plate. Mr G. Lee's br c Yarran ... (Harris) 1 Mr J. B. Clarke's b f Corvette (Hales) 2 Mr W. R Wilson's b f She (Campbell) 3 Seventeen horses started. Coburg Stakes. . MrJ. B. Clajrk's eh h Crown Jewel

4yrs,.7st 31b. ... (Liddiard) 1 Mr D. S. Wallace's b c Megaphone 3yra, 9st6lb (Ramage) 2 Mr T. Cummings' b h Corythus, aged Bst (Power) 3 Twenty-two horses started.

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VICTORIAN RACING CLUB SPRING MEETING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2560, 3 November 1890

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VICTORIAN RACING CLUB SPRING MEETING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2560, 3 November 1890

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