Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

MISCELLANEOUS.

By the ?.s. Warrimoo, which leave.? her 6 nexo Monday, Mr L. D. Nathan's horses* Sh. Hippo, Mis* Lobby and The Dancer, will bo conveyed to Sydney en route to Melbourne. George Wright, of course, will go over with the trio, and his trip is likely to extend over the A.,1.0. Autumn Meeting afc Rand wick. That first-class younsj horseman. ,1. Gallagher, also crosses the herring-pond, bur, it is not his firstvisit to Australia. During \V right's absence in Sydney, Jas, IVean is to have charge of Wright's string o f horses. At a meoiintr of the Committee of the Auckland Racing Ciub held yesterday afternoon the following race programmes warn passed :—Te Puke (Tauranjra), Febuaiy 9 ; Papakura Racing Club, March 17. A resolution was passed declaring that; all owners, truincr.«, jockeys and horses who I tonk part in the ISiorchern Wairoa and ' VPliangsroi Kacei were disqualified. Tho jumping horse Business (iate Hurricane) dropped dead yesterday on the Takapuna racecourse. lie was an aged horse by Natator—Storm, and wnH well-known in thfi Gisborne district and Hawke's Bay. Nominations for tho following events to bo run nO the Tnkapuna Jockey Club Summer Meeting clo.=o with Mr Wynyard on ! Friday niijhi ne-.t afc 9 o'clock :-Hiindieap ! Maiden Plato, Hi»ndicnj)Hordles, Zealandia i Httndicin, Calljopf Handicap (two-year- ■ oW»), Hundicap Maiden Steeplechase, I Borough Hfimiie.it), Stewards' Handicap, Handicap Maiden Hurdles, Sibarban Unndiotp, Eobson Handicap, (two - yeaol'jfi), Anniversary Handicap. l'lio weiMi'iotvii jumping horse and flat racer Belinont. will be oiiered for sale at Hunter and Nolan's yard on Friday next at 12 o'clock. Owners- of young stock should not forget twit nomination? lor the Great Northern JJerby of I-595 (fornowyearlinus)ond Great Aonliern lA, ;i ! Stakes of J894-5 (for now «;ab) close with Mr Fercival on Friday night nexr. j ■f'le Lrortitier pony Puhoi, who ran I fecom! to Sailor Boy 11. in the second •™»V Trot at. Epsom on 31st December, S u", ycsfM-d.iv. She was owned by Mr .}." {""ks, and was sired by Fitzjames. J-i'o j-jckey W. MeKinnon Lot his collar- , nnac broke, nt O'Neill's Point yesterday. ; m yiu) schooling the horse Kildaro, who came to grief afc one of the jumps. Mr H. H. Hayr has sold To Aba to a Uuranga sportsman. The horse was j ""ippGcl to his new home last evening. \ llie full prom-arome of the Otahuhu , ■notunpr Club I\lt.'Otiny appears in our busi- ■ l)mn , to-in K bt, Nominations close \ °a i'nday, January 20th, with Mr Luck- . "Mt^fcne secretary. « U ronehly estimated that there will be ', ■Proht of £400 over the Auckland Racing 1 Summer Meeting. j T J-jie death is announced of the stallion ( Uoiinn.. The old fellow was foaled in < anillaiu] m 1371, and was got by Caterer . "<»» rapmnnia. He was the sire of f Bri T'l a'TLooi)okl' Leonora, Tipredia, t dnf m a"d Clogs' who were n 0 1 other? &t tbe racins Bame' besides many I f hftl^m Geor 2e nas destroyed his brood E frtnii .• arnbl' a (clam of with at t 6 mJl? bullot. The mare had been on , ?•«ck hat for some weeks.. The Wapiti < has also lost his brood mare t euSenl °c (dam °£ Manton) wbo died * g r Jf Stead has purchased the yearling v for Ira t0 Oat POBt, by v aneuard—Titania, t 5/50gs. The voun?^ ,»a a gelding. I

A Press Association cablegram from Lon don says: "At the suggestion of the jockey club, the English bookmakers tnoi to consider the question of registration but a motion in favour of the proposal was rejected, principally owing to the efforts oi Joseph Thompson, the Leviathan, whe urged that the system was a failure in Australia." The bay filly by Castor from Welcome Katie, knocked down to Mr G. S. Budge at the Wellington Park sale for 125 guineas, was shipped to (Jhristchurch on Monday in the e.g. Takapuna. It is stated that she was boughb for Mr Stead. The yearling colt by Tasman from Rose and Black, was also shipped to Christchurch in the Takapuna, along with the stallion Tasman. The Hawke'a Bay Jockey Club will come out of their Boxing Day Meeting with a clear £200 after paying all expenses. The Hon. J. D. Ormond's stallion Dreadnought served thirty-two first-clas3 mares this season. Titan has been removed from Hickenbotham's stables at Flemington, so that that trainer is not now in the employ of Mr W. S. Wallace. Just prior to the last mail leaving England a bet of £'2,000 even was made, that the Derby of next year will be won by Isinglass, Meddler, Raeburn or Ravensburg. The firsts named is, or was, at latest advices, first favourite at 9 to 2. Mr T. E. Walker, who won the One Thousand Guineas in 18S0 with Elizabeth, has tailed in England with liabilities estimated at £200,000. A London correspondent ha?, it that the Duke of Westminster's horses are leaving John Porter's charge for that of George Dawson, and the general public jump to the opinion that the change of trainer is attributable to the Orma " poisoning business." Patrick Kelly, the well-known Victorian trainer, is dead, after suffering severely for some time from dropsy. The deceased was recognised as a master of his business, and will be remembered as the trainer of Ben Bolt, winner of the Caulfield Cup in 1886. The deceased trainer had followed his vocation in England, Ireland, Scotland, France, South Africa, Australia, and even in Russia. Carbine's dam, Mersey, is amongst those mares which have slipped their foals at St. Albans. Princess Agnes, a two-year-old filly by Master Agnes from Princess Royal, is very highly spoken of in the Wairarapa district. Karari, by Musket, who was at one time champion pony of Melbourne, has foaled a 2olfc foal to Mentor. M. Carmody, the trainer of Glenloth, has idded to his string the five-year-old Repeat, by the Assyrian—Nellie. Retreat is i good performer, having iast season won jiie Launceston Cup, Tasmanian Racing Diub Wilson Stakes and Farewell Handicap. Nellie, the dum of Retreat, is by St. Albans, from a mare by Old English 3entleman. Strahan, by Musk Rose,"vho "ecently won the Tasmanian Derby, has seen purchased by a patron of M. Carmody's ?tablo. The price paid for the colt is stated to bo £<\SQ, Sir William, by Sir Modred, who Snished second in the Melbourne Cup of 1891, won by Malvolio, has been put into work again. The "will of the late M. O'Brien, the celebrated Victorian horseman, has recently been lodged in the Victorian Probate Office. The applicants for probate ire Fanny O'Brien, the widow of the deceased, and Philip Thomas Heywood, of Oakleigh Park, grazier, the brother-in-law of the deceased. The testator died on August 29th last, leaving a will executed on April Ist preceding his death. The estate is valued at £7,967, and consists of £3,800 realty and £4,167 personalty. T. Sanders, who road Durilop when tli6 son. of Nsckersgat won the Melbourne Cup of 1887, and who was disqualified in March, 1891, for three years and a half has been reinstated. The " Australasian " remarks that seeing the bother the V.B.C. had with him, and the decisive way in which they kept adding to his sentence, it seems strange that the Committee should allow Sanders such a liberal rebate on the three and a half years he was banished for. When a horse shows a tendency to shy at anything he should be held in by a firm and gentle hand, and spoken kindly to. If possible, hold his head directly toward the object, and let him look at it as long as he will. Then move him towards ib. If the object is stationary, let him get acquainted with it, let him smell it, touch it "with his sensitive upper lip and look closely at it. The moment a hor?e becomes familiar with the things that alarm him and knows what they are, he grows indifferent to them. ' The Ploughman' says this is the only way to break a horse of shying at everything he meets on the road. The man who uses the whip when the horse shies only aggravates the evil. A writer in the London ' Referee ' discourses as follows on the Chester Cup, won by Red Deer :—As it stands, the story of Red Deer's Chester Cup—which many a sporting sub-editor wishes had never boon run—reads a rather nasty barefaced plant. Justifiable maybe on the part of a professed callous sharp of no particular reputation, bub most queer business for a very hightoned swell turf reformer and correcto?of abuses. I said that many a sporting subeditor wished Red Deer had never won. That is because, ever since he did land, catch bets have been founded on the bodily weight of Kitchener, or Kitshonar, the Deer's pilot. I always thought that it was Kitchenar, not *er.' The late Mr Langlands told me Ihe name was spelt 'nar.' His father found the boy one dark night at the_ double (toll) gates at Morton. A shrimp crept out from the toll house's shelter and asked for a lift to Epsom. On the road he explained that ho' had run away from home to be a jockey, and bo a jockey he would. Finding tho mite would nob bo turned from his purpose, Mr Lan<rlands got him a job. What size he was when first discovered may be guessed from his being able to ride, after learnino- the business, at 351b in the Ascot; Wokingham Stakes, though he weighed out 3sfc 121b. Writes our London correspondents :— Baron Hirsch continues in favour with tho fickle goddess, and this year, as in 1872, the fortunate punter has been he who chose for his motto : "Follow the Baron." As usual, the Liverpool Autumn Cup, which was decided in unusually fine weather on Friday last, brought out a good field. Ante-post speculation had been pretty brisk, with the result thab fche Baron's three-year-old colt Windgall, by Galleard-—Windsor, which was apportioned Bst 21b, was installed favourito at 4 bo 1. When the numbers of the fifteen contestants were exhibited, the betting was : 4 to 1 Windgall, 7 to 1 Lady Rosebery (aged 9st lib), 100 to 14 Erma'k (4yrs, S 3 b 51.b), 9 to 1 Lauds-cope (3yrs, 7st3lb), 100 to 7 each against Alloway (syrs, 7st 81b), Madame D'Albany (syrs, Bsb 61b), Detonator (3yrs, 6st 121b), Friar John (3yrs, 6st 41b), and Miss Dollar (oyrs, Bsb 91b), whilst Col.' Morth's Stmonean (4yrs, 7st 21b) was freely supported at 20 to 1. Blanc Mange, Ledge Chat and Father Confessor were unfriended at 33 to 1, whilst Comedy (4yrs, Bst 91b) was returned as a 100 to 1 chance. The field was a bit unruly at the post but at the third attempt the flag fell to a fair start. Madame D'Albany at once rushed to the front and made play, closely attended by Lady Rosebery, Blance Mange and Lauriscope, whilst the favourite and Ermak occupied good positions in the second division. So they raced along the top stretch, and with little change reached tho five-furlong post. At this point Comedy and Miss Dollar were lengths in the rear of the field. Rounding the bend for home Lauriscope snatched the lead from Blanc Mange and Windgall crept up to the leading division. By this time Ledge Chat and Trapezoid were being hard driven tc keep their places. and

Lady Rosobery, in company with Ermak, came to the front. At the distance Lauriscope resigned command to Windgall, on whom G. Barrett was riding all he knew. The favourite had scarcely taken command, when he was vigorously challenged by Lady Rosebery, Ermak, Friar John, and Lanriscope, who came again in the'last furlong. A terrific tussle ensued between the five animals, but Windgall jusb managed to beat Erinak by a head, whilst Lady Rosobery was scarce so far behind the French horse, third. Lauriscope was placed fourth by the judge, half a'length behind Lady Rosebery, and Friar John half a length behind was fifth. Madame D'Albany was close up sixth, and then came Blanc Mange, Alloway, arid Ledgechab, the last division consisting of Father Confessor, Miss Dollar, Detonator, and Comedy. The distance of the race was 1 mile and 3 furlongs, and the value of the stakes approximated £2,200. Baron Hirsch gives all his winnings on the turf to the London hospitals, and this fact, combined with the public's love of a hard fought race and the Baron's reputation for straightness, makes the victory a very popular one. Windgall, ib may be mentioned, has proved a remunerative purchase. The colt only cost 320gns. as a yearling, and including yesterday's race has won over £5,500 in stakes alone. The ring was hit very hard by the result, the placed animals being all heavily supported 'to win and place.' The final prices were 100-30 Windgall to win, evens for a place, 100 to 14 Ermak, 2 to 1 place and 10 to 1 Lady Rosebery, evens in place. Most bookmakers had full books against Ermak and Lady Rosebery in place betting, in fact just at the last ib was difficult to back either of the horses for ' a shop.'

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AS18930111.2.10.5

Bibliographic details

MISCELLANEOUS., Auckland Star, Volume XXIV, Issue 8, 11 January 1893

Word Count
2,183

MISCELLANEOUS. Auckland Star, Volume XXIV, Issue 8, 11 January 1893

Working