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SPORTING AND THEATRICAL NOTES.

THE statement that the Cobham Stud Co. offered £20,000 or any such sum for Springfield is incorrect. Lord Falmouth won the Gold Vase at Ascot, and not the Gold Cup, as Avas stated in the'" Herald's" statistics. An eminent barrister, Avhose name has n ot transpired, is at work upon an historical play in blank verse for Mr Henry Irvine. The Hon. Mrs Wyndham Stanhope, (nee Miss Camilla Dubois) has joined the English Opera Company at Melbourne. Chamant, who won the Two Thousand Guineas last year, Avas brought up tor sale at Tattersall's in December; but varna to reach the reserve price, (said to be £b,VW) did not change hands. , Vi , ~, n When Coomassie won the Waterloo Cup in 1847, she only weighed 44lbs. An adaptation of Sardons Doia, by the Rowe Bros., was to be produced at the Prince of Wales' Theatre,, in London in January, under the title of "The Mouse folloAving famous racehorses died during 1577: Bregautiiie, Dolby, Ely, Favoiiius, Feu de Joie, Parnie_au, Promised Land, Restitution, and Thorn. Like Palm Flower, Coomassie when a puppy, divided the NeAvmarket Champion Puppy Stakes. Beauclerc Avill Aviv the Two Thousand Guineas. Cricket. —Mr W. G. Grace's 261 for the South, against the North at Prince's, Avas the best innings of the year.

Fargeon is making a great success in America. a>Besaut and Rice, the authors of " Ready Money Mortiboy," are Avriting "The Monks of Thelema" for the " World."

In 1572 Archer rode 27 Avinners, in 1573, 107 ;in 1874, 147; in 1875, 172 .in 1876, 207 ; and in 1877, 218. The One Thousand Guineas Avas worth £600 more than the Oaks last year. I. L. Toole now plays an absurd monologue entertainment, the scene of Avhich is laid in a Police Court. He not only takes the part ot the Magistrate, but of all the Avitnesses as well.

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SPORTING AND THEATRICAL NOTES., Auckland Star, Volume IX, Issue 2476, 28 February 1878

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SPORTING AND THEATRICAL NOTES. Auckland Star, Volume IX, Issue 2476, 28 February 1878

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