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RACING NEWS, Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 82, 6 April 1909
ELLERSLIE TRAINING NOTES. It was bleak and cold for training operations at EUerslie this morning, but there was no rain, uud some interesting work was witnessed. The grass, on which, with few exceptions, all the fast work was registered, waa in good order. Maheno and Sea Elf were first to commence, running five furlongs In 1.4 4-5, the former having most to suy at the finish. Master Soult gave First Gun a break of at least a dozen lengths at the start of seven furlongs, and finished within half-a-leugtli of him, running the distance iv 1.30. The colt finished stioug, and the performance was a good one. Dogger Bank (alone) spurted four furlongs In 51 4-ss. Coromandel galloped seven furlongs, running the last six In 1.17 4-5. A round was the task upportloued Scotty, the vcterau covering the iourncy In 1.57 4-5.
Apollinarls ran six furlongs in 1.17 3-5, a distance which occupied Mecktle 1.19 2-5, Chonteuse, with a light-weight up, running on a furlong further in 1.30 2-5. Santa Rosa and Walmangu were companions over a mile, the last seven furlongs of which took 1.32 2-5, Santa Rosa easily holding Walmangu at the finish. Silent was going easier than Excnlibur at the end of five furlongs ou the sand, run in 1.7 3-5. Epsom Lass and Dunborve gulloped seven furlongs In 1.33 2-5, the former pleasing most. Turbine easily beat Censure In a four-fur-long spurt, run In 52 3-ss, Escamlllo running on a couple of furlongs further In 1.18 2-5. Downfall, Meriiwa. and Hyperion was the order in which the trio finished a five-furlong sprint In 1.4 4-5, the Easter Handicap candidate running on a couple of furlongs further.
Rlmlock spurted four furlongs In 545, Tetrnzzlni, which got the best of the start, beating Tuku Tuku and Elyslan over a similar distance iv 50 2-ss. Glndsmulr, Bully, and Freevata were associated over a round of the sand, which was covered in 2.2, the two former finishing on terms, with Freevata beaten off, First Mute <alone) galloped seven furlongs Iv 1.36 1-5, Aborlgtnle and Morlarty running v furlong less Iv 1.20 3-5, the former having the best of the .gallop. There was nothing to choose between Turlnu and Miss Advance at the end of four furlongs ou the suncl In ol 2-ss. Auldearn (alone) gnlloped six furlongs in 1.20, Mary Ann covering a furlong less in 1.6 3-5, Moor; King and Wimmera doing a similar task in 1.5 3-5, the former pleasing Sir Antrim moved freely over seven furlongs in 1.34. Carmanla, assisted by the Salvadan—Astbore Ally, ran six furlongs in 1.21, the latter finishing in front. A number of others were also exercised.
After breakfast Ail's Well and Lochbule strode over six furlongs at three-quarter pace. Dardanus, which got the best of the start, beat Explosive and Itarntn over six furiongs in 1.18 1-5, ilanapourl and Sir Artegal finishing together at the euu of a furlong less In 1.8 3-5. Eblls and Luseombe were companions over a mile and a-half, the last round taking 2.2 8-5. 'he former flnshlug In front. Tamalnnpo, after getting the worst of the start with Lady Frances and Aimwell, easily beat them at the finish of five fin longs, which was covered In 1.5, Kaknma running a similar distance In similar time. Tattoo was too good for Urania over five furlongs on the sand in 1.7 2-5. Waibuku beat Notcorini a break, and beat him at the finish of seven furlongs run In 1.32 2-5.. A. number of others did useful tasks.
Paritutu was schooled over a couple o* fences, jumping carefully, while .he galloped very scratchily. Ben Jonson and Te Aral did a round of the schooling nurdles, both fencing well and finishing on terns. Putaruru jumped 3 hurdles in good style, Armagh and Okaihau going over.a couple of hurdles, both jumping well. Warden and Capitol were sent a round of the big country, going over the hill, both fencing faultlessly. , The racehorses Watpu, Moral, and Hullworth arrived by the Main Trunk express this morning In charge of J. Cameron. RICCARTON TRAINING NOTES. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) CIIRISTCHURCH, this day. At Riccnrton this morning the plough wan In capital order, most of the work being done there. The weather was Ideal. Flitaway beat Husbandman over a mile In 1.43. Broadsword alone ran six furlongs, from almost a staudlng start, in 1.17. Glenculloeh covered a mile In 3-444, tinishlng strong. Sir Tristram ran six furlong* In company with Woodhey In 1.19, Orsluo covering the same distance iv 1.18 4-5. Stronghold and Eurus covered a mile, finishing together, in 1.51. Buccleueh and Musterer spurted five furlongs In 1.4. Whlstlecraft defeated Sharpshooter by eight lengths over six furlongs run in 1.17 1-5. Lady Disdain and Petrovna running the same distance in the same time, the latter having the worst of it. The best gallop of the morning was registered by Bollin and Diamond Star, which ran seven furlongs In 1.301, finishing abreast. After breakfast excellent work was done on the grass, and the early morning's work was Improved upon in a good many Instances. All Guns galloped a mile and aquarter In 2.12. Contender ran seven furlongs In 1.83. Sister Anne, alone, spurted five furlongs in 1.5. Valdimar finished better than Passion over six furlongs, run In LIE, Fasnakyle and Taskmaster covering the same distance In 1.19, Cymblform taking the same time. A number of others were given light tasks. Tumut and Osiris arrived this morning. AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB'S AUTUMN MEETING. (By Cable. —Press Association. —Copytlght.) SYDNEY, April 5. Wharekura has been allotted 9.10 In the First Hurdle Race and 9.5 in the Highweight Handicap. Swimmer has been scratched for both steeplechases. At Randwick this morning some good gallops were registered, Irishman covered seven fui longs In 1.21), Goldou Slipper, running wide all the way, occupying 1.82$ for v similar journey, Maltlno negotiated a mile in 1.45, Flaxen covering a mile aud n-qnarter in 2.15, The New Zealand-owned filly Artllletie was amongst the starters for the Flying Handicap at the Hawkeabmy meeting on Saturday, and she was just beaten for v place, RANDWICK TRAINING NOTES. (Received 10,5 a.m.) SYDNEY, this day. Training at Randwick this morning was without special features, and was principally confined to short distance work, Dunolly put put half-a-mlle in 50 3-os, beating Pendll Lord Nolau Is suffering from a spilt hoof, but It is not likely to interfere with his engagements.
RACING NEWS, Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 82, 6 April 1909
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