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' TARANAKI JOCKEY CLUB'S AUTUMN MEETING. WAITArU WINS THE TARANAKI CUP. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) NEW PLYMOUTH. Wednesday. ' Glorious weather, prevailed for the first day of the Taranakl Jockey Club's Autumn Meeting. TARANAKI CUP. One mile and a-quarter. Waitapu '... .'.-.' 1 Maliutu .' .'..;.'.'.... 2 Belario ..- -..:. 3 Also started: Kilmarnock, Tan San, TJhlaudo, Tiptoe, Sir Artegal, Vasa, Taitoko, Chanteuse, Whetumarama. When the field moved oil Vasa. Waitapu, and Taitoko were most prominent. Kiluiar-. nock and >Xanteuse getting hung up in the tapes. Whetumarama was first into the straight, followed by Mabnta. Vasa, aud Waitapu. Mahuta and Whetumarama were abreast four furlougsfrom home, when Sir Artegal improved his position along the back. Three furlongs from the finish Taitoko came fast, but could not sustain the effort. Then Waitapu dashed up' and had his""' head in front at the turn into the straight, Mahuta hanging on gamely. Waitapu had everything beaten at the distance, aud wpu by over three lengths from Mahuta. " Belario was half-a-length away, third. Time, 2.8 4-5. First Welter Handicap, one mile.—Perolina 1, Kaniwaru 2, Recreation 3. Also started: Taurina. Won by a length and ahalf. Time, 1.45 2-5. Kaitake Hack.,-Handicap, one mile.—Astraea 1, Research 2, Coronetted 3. Also started: Mendip, Paul. Rohepotae. Astraeh. came into the straight well in advance of Research.- and lasted long "enough to score by nearly two lengths. Coronetted was a length further back, third. Rohepotae was fourth. Time, 1.44 2-5. Flying Handicap, I six furlongs.—Waikaraka 1. Golden Eagle 2, Mon Ami 3. Also started: Morlarty, Lady Menscblkoff, Waihuka. This race was spoilt by a very bad start, Walhuka staying at the post. Walkaraka sailed Into the straight on his own, and won by two lengths. Time, 1.15 1-5. Hack Scurry, five furlongs.—Clemency 1, Te Whaharoa 2, Whana 3. Also started: Daisy Webb, Cloreen, St. Tarra, Bukengahn, Olen, Golden Loop, Het Volt, Malka, Toanga, Overdraft, Gilrook, Lady Park. Won by'a short head. Time, 1.4 1-5. GOLD SEAL TO RACE IN ENGLAND. (By .Telegraph.—Press Association.)^. HASTINGS, Wednesday. Mr G. P. Donnelly's steeplechaser Gold Seal left Hastings for Wellington 'to-day, ■wfcere he -will be shipped to London iv the Athenic. Gold Seal will be placed In training for English steeplechase events under Mr Donnelly's nomination. CANTERBURY JOCKEY CLUB'S AUTUMN'MEETING) ■-.. : , MUSKERRY AND ABORIGINE SCRATCHED. *'"' . [ (By Telegraph^—Press Association.) - ,i CHRISTCHURCH, Wednesday. Muskerry and Aborigine' Were scratched i for the Great Easter and Autumn-Handicaps at one p.m, to-day., 1 SOUTH CANTERBURK JOCKEY j CLUB'S AUTUMN MEETING. (By' Telegraph."—Press Association.) ! I TIMARU,. Wednesday. The South Canterbury Jockey Club's Autumn meeting was opened to-day before 'a,.fair attendance. , The sum of £3597 wtas put through the totnllsator, as compared with £-4940 last year. Timaru Cup of 200sovs. One mile and aquarter.,—Tikitere, 8.2, 1; Dabchick, 8.1, 2; Tremulous;-8.8,-3. Also ran: Harvest;- 8.1, and Passion, 7.5. Passion led. for half.the distance, and then Tikitere van through'and won comfortably, by a. length. '. Time,. 2:10 .. Nursery. Handicap, five furlongs.— Bontade,'B.lß, 1;. St. Felix. 7.9. 2; Applegarth, 5.13, a. The only starters. Won" easily. Time, 1.2. ' • : President's Welter, sfr furlongs.—White Cockade,' S.O, 1: Zetland. 8.9, 2: Cute 5.4, 3. The- only starters. - Won by a length' aud a-half. Time; 1.16 2-5.. s ~-: Hack Race, five furlongs.—Federal, 1; Merry Lass, 2; Fancy Free, 3. Won easily. Time, 1.2 3-5. , i . Flying Handicap.—Lady 'Orizoln,, 8.2 ■1; Sen' King, 5.13. 2; Petrovna, 8.9, 3.' Also started: Levers, 8.0; Ilarita, 7.4; Octave, 6.10. Won by a neck. "

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RACING NEWS Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 72, 25 March 1909

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