AUCKLAND RACING CLUB'S AUTUMN MEETING. THIRD DAY. The concluding, day's racing of the Auckland Racing Club's Autumn Meeting took place in glorious weather to-day at Ellerslle. The course had improved very much overnight, and was in fair order, while the attendance for an off day was well above the average. The settled bright weather Invited the' feminine patrons to don gay •raiment., and during the -afternoon the effect on the lawn produced by the tout ensemble of daintily gowned ladles, 'brilliantly vielng flower beds, sensuous music, and all the other diverting concomitants to the joy of the racegoer, was generally enchanting. MAIDEN HURDLE RACE, of HOsovs; 1J mile. -E. Hillary's eh g Wellcast, aged. Castor —Lady Wellington, 9.3 (Pinker) 1 J. Molloy's br g Eblls, aged, 9.4 (Cole) man) 2 S. Darragh's b g Haeremai, aged, 9.11 (Brady) 3 Also started: Noteorlni 10.9, Melton Hall 9.7, Carlyle 9.1, Pleiades 9.0.
Noteorlni and Wellcast were quickest to the first fence, where Pleiades fell, aud the pair set out to make the running, and at the second hurdle, which proved fatal to Melton Hall, were a couple of leugtus m front of Eblls, which was at the head of the others. Noteorlni made a faulty jump at the third fence, and came dowu, leaving Wellcast to go on alone in the lead, the order of the others being Eblls, Haeremal, and Varlvle. E'-blis was almost on terms with Wellcast wheu they jumpel the hurdle at the six furlong post; but it was only ou sufferance, as Wellcast easily drew out again, aud, getting over the remaining obstacles in safety, won at the finish by half a dozen lengths from Eblls, wbich was two lengths iv front of llaeremai, with Oarlyle some distance away, last. Time, 3 ">7. Noteorlni was favourite. Speakmau and Ackroyd, the riders of Pleiades aud Melton Hall, escaped without injury, but Howard, the rider of Noteorlni, received a aasty shaking.
GORE-BROWN HANDICAP of lOOsovs. Six furlongs.
Arthur Morgan's b m Alls Well, aged, by Hotchkiss—Miss Annie, 7.7 (Deeley) 1 J McNicol's eh g Tattoo, 4yrs, 0.3 (Ryan) • Dawson aud Waller's b g Michaeloff, oyrs, 7.0 (H. Price) ' •Dead heat.
Also started: Miss Advance 8.10, Escamillo 8.6, L'rauia 7.U.
When they Uad gone a furlong Michaeloff was iv charge, followed by Lraula, All's Well, Miss Advance, and Escauilllo in that order. Crossing the top stretch, Tattoo ran into second position, wuile All's Well moved up to the leaders. Turning for home Mlchnelotf, Tattoo, aud All's Well were racing abreast, and a great race to the post was witnessed, the trio flashing past locked together, the judge's verdict going to All's Well by a head, with 'iattoo and Michaeloff a dead beat* for second honours. Miss Advance was fourth, and Urania last. Time, 1.18. All's Well was favourite. ONSLOW STAKES of HOsovs. Distance, five furlongs. Mr R. Barlow's b f Het Volt, 2yrs, by Chlan—Heriot, T.u ill. Price) 1 Mr U. Sydney's br g Xukutuku, -yrs, 7.S (Percival) - Mr J. Twohill's b g Impulsive, 2yrs, 6.13, (It. li. brown) 3; Also started: Fleet Arrow, 7.9: Maykoff, 6.13; Lady Doou, G.LS; Mary Auue, 6.13; Etonian, 6.13. The barrier lifted to a straggling start, Etonian and Maykoff losing a lot of ground. Fleet Arrow and Impulsive were the flrst to move, the pair making the running across the top. just clear of Tuku Tuku. with Het Volt and Mary Ann most prominent of the others. There was uo change iv the positions when they turned for home, aud at the distance Tuku Tuku, Fleet Arrow. 1 and Impulsive were flghtiug it out. when Het Volt came through. and gradually overhauling the leaders won by a neck from Tuku Tuku, which was two lengths in front lof Impulsive. Fleet Arrow was fourth, the ! last to finish being Etonian. Time, 1.3 2-5. Tuiu Tuku was favourite.
of 650sovs. One . St. J. BuckleytU b b AlV'fted, 4j_CS,-_>£ Stepniak—M'afjder, U.B (JetrknTs) 1 T. H. Lowrv's <Jh h Downfall, 4yrs, 8.13
(Buchanan) - Mrs A. Lennard's blk c Walmangu, 3yrs, 7.2 (Deeley) 3 Also started: Sedition 7.13, Ngapuka 7.10, Sir Prize 7.8, First Guv 6.13.
When tbe barrier lifted Sir Trlze hung and lost a lot of ground, the flrst to move being Downfall, First Guv, Sedition, aud All Red, and when they passed the stand the last uamed had charge, a length clear o£ First Gun and Downfall, which were together, with Walmangu, Sedition, aud Ngapuka all together, and Sir Prize lasl. All Red still had charge as they raced along the back, having as his nearest attendant Downfall, which had Walmangu on his quarters, with Ngapuka at the head of the others. Crossing the top stretch All Red was still the pilot, Walmangu lying second, just clear of Ngapuka, Downfall dropping back. All Red was first to turn for home, and, after stalling off a challenge by Walmangu and Ngapuka, just lasted long enough to beat Downfall, which came with a great run from a long way back, by a head. Walmangu was a length and a-quarter away, third. Ngapuka was fourth and Sir Prize last. Time, 2.40 3-5. All Red was favourite. FEILDING J.C. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) FEILDING, this day. Beautiful weather prevails, and there is a large crowd for the second day of the Felldlng races. The track is in fine order. Four bookmakers inside and seveu outside are licensed. Results:— Denbigh Stakes.—Mon Ami 1, Hermia 2, Toa Tuhi 3. Scratched: Sandstream. Mon Ami and Hermia led all the way, the former winning by three lengths. Time, 1.16. Kimbolton Hurdles.— Maidi 1, Whatakura 2, Rookby 3. Also started: Master Douglas, Oryx, Paparaehi, Showman. Won by a length. Time, 3.21 3-5. Awahuri Hack Welter.—Clemora 1, Median.2, Canadian 3. Also started: Misslsipi. Won comfortably by half-a-length. Time, 2.23. C.J.C. AUTUMN MEETING. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) CHRISTCHURCH. this day. The autumu meeting of the Canterbury Jockey Club was concluded to-day. The weather was dull, but fine. There was a fair attendance. Results are ns follow:— Peerswick Hurdles, about 2 miles.—Southern Cross, 9.10. 1; Leonard. 10.6, 2; Ability, 10.9, 3. Won by ten lengths. Time. 3.22.
Autumn Nursery Handicap, five furlongs. —Broadsword. 9.0, 1: Ingoda, 6.7. 2: Sharpshooter, 5.7, 3. All started. Won by three lengths. Time, 1.2 3-5.
Federal States fish consignments last week from the Bluff were a record. In all 1200 cases were despatched in lots about equally distributed as between Sydney and Melbourne. It is an open secret of the trade this represents within a fraction of £1200 inbrought cash. (says the "Bluff Press"). Stewart Island fish stations contributed la-st month between 2000 and 3000 cases, valued at 20/ per case. That of itself will ho recognised as a fairly good contribution to the circulating medium of the inland. Besides fishermen, there are fish-cleaners, etc., to be reckoned with. The latter is in a measure a household pursuit, in which the women and children take a hand. In that way the distributed capital appeals to a class or classes that might otherwise be reck- | oned non-productive. The small capitalist, many of them not more than two or two and a half feet high, is quite a common occurrence. As for the "quid wife," she considers herself good
enough for the napery supplies of the establishment. In that way, capital and labour get along exceedingly well, and no one heeds the intervention of an Artration Court or Court of Conciliation. Of late the fish banks have been inundated with whale feed. The result is the fish have been biting badly. The prevailing gales are expected to drive the feed away* in which case biting will be more eager than it has been.
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