Nominations for all events of the Auckland Trobting Club Meeting in aid of the Hawke's Bay fund close with Mr Mark on Friday nighb nexb.
J. Chaafe, junior, left for Sydney on Monday evening. He took with him Markinch, and bhe ponies Partan Jeannie and Purvoke.
The Wanganui Jockey Club have voted a bonus to Mr Evetb, bhe handicapper, for his work during bho season. Mr Ben Curtis, son of Mr B. Curbis, wellknown in Dunedin sporbing circles, died the other day. Golden Plover, who is being schooled over hurdles at Hastings, is reported to be fencing most proficiently.
A dispute between W, Pine, the owner, and J. Loughlin, bhe trainer, of the much balked of Goldspur, has resulted in the horse being removed from the latter'e charge. The son of Rubezahl is now trained by Fine, and ib is said will shortly be taken to Australia.
Eaglet, who won the V.A.T.C. and V.11.C. Grand National Steeplechases, died a few days ago. When ho had done racing Eaglet was sold for £6, and subaebuenbly earned his living between the shafts of a buggy. A London paper of April 17bh last said bbab no longer than bwo months ago a gonbleman anxious to win the Derby inquired bhe price of Galtee More, and was told in reply thab £20,000 waß the lowenb offer thab would be even considered, Mr Gubbins nob being ab all desirous to sell. In addition, there was a stipulation to bhe effect thab bhe horse should continue his braining under the care of Darling, his present brainer.
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MISCELLANEOUS., Auckland Star, Volume XXVIII, Issue 133, 9 June 1897
MISCELLANEOUS. Auckland Star, Volume XXVIII, Issue 133, 9 June 1897
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