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MISCELLANEOUS.

Forme's name is missing from the nominations for the Wanganui Derby, or else she would have fulfilled her engagement. However, her name appears in the Auckland Guineas. Doris and Grenadier also figure in the list of entries, but on paper the race looks o good thing for Forme, The Poverty Bay Turf Club Meeting comes off on Tuesday aiisrl Wednesday next. So. Kilda (lOat 9lb) and Mahald (Bst 71b) are engaged in the Spring Handicap of lOOsovs, 1£ mile. With 6st 91b The Sharper has been given a chance to distinguish himself in the Flying Handicap, Mr Lopez left for Sydney in the mail steamer on Thursday. He failed to sell the trotters Shoemaker, Allan-Dale, Grand Moor, junr., and Antrim, and these were shipped over on the day previous. It appears that it was Ivy (not Eve) that was included as part of the purchase money for Pleaeanton. Needlegun has been struck out of the Auckland Cup. The Sharper wa9 shipped to Gisborne on Thursday to fulfil his racing engagements. The stallion Kalo has been taken back to Gisborne. Malabar should prove hardest to beat in the Pakuranga Hunt Club Cup on Saturday next. He is to be ridden by Mr Thos. Halstead. Acone has not been brought over from Sydney to Christchurch. Mrs James White haa received a cable from America asking her to put a price on Martini-Henry. The lady stud-owner replied by the same means that she valued the son of Musket and Sylvia at 3,000 guineas. Mr Sydney James has sent me a copy of the Dunedin Jockey Club programme for the season 1894-95 got up in book form. The total added money to be given during the season tots up to £7,525. The distance of the Dunedin Cup is reduced to one mile and three-quarters and 132 yards. Golden Plover is a horse who appears to be above the average. He won the Maiden Plate at the Hawke's Bay Jockey Club Meeting, and followed this up by putting off the double of Park Stakes of SOOsovs and Racing Club Handicap of 150sovs. Last season Golden Plover started^ four times, his* only winning effort being a Maiden Flat Race at the Waipawa County Summer. He is a four-year-old son of Forerunner and Plover, and is in tho same stable asPinrose. . . The Committee of the Auckland Racing Club decided yesterday afternoon to give Gray's starting machine a trial on the Prince of Wales' Birthday if the machine acts satisfactorily at Ellerslie on Saturday next. . American papers contain particulars oi the running for the Doncaster Sfc. Leger. The betting was 11 to 10 on Ladas, and 50 to 1 against Throstle, the winner. Throstle challenged Ladas in the straight, and defeated Lord Rosebery's colt by threequarters of a length. At the Oamaru races yesterday, Aidershob won the President's Handicap of 70 sQva. with Casket second and Victim third,

Dividend, £2 12s. Aldershob also annexed the Farewell Handicap of 35sovs, paying a £115s dividend.

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MISCELLANEOUS., Auckland Star, Volume XXV, Issue 245, 13 October 1894

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MISCELLANEOUS. Auckland Star, Volume XXV, Issue 245, 13 October 1894

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