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V.R.C. MEETING.

RAKWOOL'S G.N. STEEPLES

OCEAN BOUND HOME IN HURDLES

MELBOURNE, July 12

The Victoria Racing Club's Grand National meeting was concluded at Flemington yesterday The principal events • 'resulted: — GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE of oOOOsovs. About 3 miles and 1 furlong. RAKWOOL, b g, Gyrs, by Woorak— Wooltinga (Mr. E. T. Shiel), 11.7— Inkson 1 KENTLE, ch h, aged, by Kenihvortli— Amicitia (Mr. L. K. S. Mackinnon;, 11.0 —D.vnon 2 BESTMAX, b li, aged, by Green Seal— Wedding Cake (Mr. T. Kelly), 0.2— Howson . 3 Fourteen started, ' including Mosstrooper, who fell on approaching the home turn. Itakwool's victory was achieved in the easiest fashion. He out,lumped, outstayed, and outpaced his rivals from the start. Ke took the lead shortly after the start, and at one stage was 40 lengths ahead of the others. The result was never in doubt. Rakwool won by 20 lengths, with a length and a half between escond and third. Welcome Stranger was fourth, then George William and Ancient Mariner. Time, 6.35. DOUTTA GALLA HURDLES. Two miles and a half. OCEAN BOUND, 10.4—Dynon 1 GADRAY, 9.2—80tt 2 POLYGONUM, 9.l3—Fullarton 3 Seven started. Won by two lengths aud a half. Time, 4.45.

ROSEHILL RACING CLUB.

SARCIION WINS HANDICAP, SYDNEY, July 32. The results at'theßosehill Racing Club's meeting yesterday were:— Maiden Hurdles of loOsovs and sweepstake, two miles and forty-two yards.— Chrysocolla (Tillyman) 1, Resonant 2, Dreamer 3. Nursery Handicap of loOsovs and sweepstake, seven furlongs.—Omagh (Johnston) 1, Tilt 2. Sega via 3. Flying Handicap of loOsovs and sweepstake, six furlongs.—Erbie (Cook) 1, Bunkum 2, Sir DoninaUl 3. Rosehill Handicap of 200sovs and sweepstake, one mile and three furlongs.— Sarc-hon (Pratt) 1, Spearshot 2, Gleaner 3. Maiden Handicap of loOsovs and sweepstake, one mile and a quarter.—Brain (Pratt) 1, Kengo 2, Khartoum 3.

Carlingt'ord Handicap oC loOsovs and sweepstake, seven furlongs.—Merryland (Reynolds) .1, Mr. Kerry 2, King Crow 3. Mr. Kerry finished first, but was placed sccond as the result of a protest by Merryland's owner.

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V.R.C. MEETING., Auckland Star, Volume LXII, Issue 163, 13 July 1931

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V.R.C. MEETING. Auckland Star, Volume LXII, Issue 163, 13 July 1931

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