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The weights allotted Typhoon in the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups have influenced his owner, Mr. A. E. Preston, of Wellington, to make preparations to send the horse to Australia for the spring racing, siates the Dominion. It is probable that Typhoon will miss the Cauineld Cup and make the Melbourne Cup his main .mission. Typhoon has 5.4 in the Melbourne Cup, and is weighted to receive Sib from First In, 51b from High Play, and 31b from Immediate. The mount is being offered to a prominent Sydney jockey. Typhoon has won five times and run second three times in 12 starts this season. He won three times at a mile and a half, but has never raced beyond that distance. Carrying 7.(5, he dead-heated with First In in the Canterbury Metropolitan Handicap at Riccarton last December, giving First In 01b. The last time they met was in the Great Easter Handicap at Riccarton, when they carried 8.9, neither finishing in a place. At her next start First In won the Great Autumn Handicap, one mile and a half, with S.lO. Tvphoon established his class at Trentharrri in March, when he won the North Island Challenge Stakes, seven furlongs, at weight-for-age, and carrying a penalty of 141b.

OWNERS' REMINDERS To-morrow —Nominations for Pakuranga Hunt races.

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TYPHOON FOR AUSTRALIA, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 181, 2 August 1945

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TYPHOON FOR AUSTRALIA Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 181, 2 August 1945

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