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ACCEPTANCES TAKEN FIELDS FOR SATURDAY P.A. CHRISTCHURCH, Tuesday. Following are the acceptances for the first day of the New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club's national meeting at Addington on Saturday:— INTERMEDIATE HANDICAP of £500, I rotters, one mile and five furlongs, limit 3.s3.—Fire Water, Indian Arrow, Lee Berry, limit; Chateau, Jimmy Dillon, Safari, Tall Timber, 12yds; Gelert, 24yds; Invigorator, Mae Wynne, 36yds; Cockney, 48yds; Castigate, 60yds. ISLINGTON HANDICAP of £GOO, two miles, limit 4.4l.—Barometer Chimes, Elation, Jervis Bay, Sir Raymond, Windermere, limit; Bromley Boy, Dillondale, Emulous, Ingle Belmer, Loyal Chief, Vlmy Ridge, 12yds; Ann Scott, Caledonian Girl, Elvo's Pride, 24yds; Cameronian, Frances Easton, Nola Scott, Technique, 36yds; Liberty Bond, 4Syds. HEATHCOTE HANDICAP of £850, two miles, limit 4.3G.—Castlebar, Gold Peg, Jeeves, Play Safe, Tamo' Shanter, Zingarrie, limit; Certainty, Loyal Nurse, 12yds; Communique. Fancy Goods, Golden Shadow, Josie Dell, Positive, Traverse, 24yds; Characteristic, Imperial Lady, Lucky Loyal, Punctual, Radical, Scotch Music, Scottish Emperor, Scottish Lady, 36yds; Poppotunoa, 48yds. WINTER HANDICAP of £1750. Two miles. Limit 4.26. Catalpa Lt. lady Dawn ... 12 Claremorris . . . Lt. Parrish Lad ... 12 Foremost Jun. . . Lt. Watcher 12 Sabu Lt. Battle Colours . . 24 Eea Born . . . . Lt. Cabin Boy ... 24 War Guard . . Lt. Knave of Diamonds 24 yds. bhd. Ned Worthy ... 24 Black Label ... 12 Parshall 48 SPEEDWAY HANDICAP of £1250, two miles, limit 4.3o.—Distributor, Night Beam, Pre-eminence, limit; Gallant Chief, Great News, Highland Scott, Navigate, Scott Axworthy, Sir Volo, Wainoni Girl, 12yds; Dundee Sandy, Loyal King, 36yds. STEWARDS' HANDICAP of £750, trottors, one mile and five furlongs, limit 3.47.—Gentleman Joe, Steel King, Sure Lady, limit; Fantom, Great Mountain, 12yds; Forewarned. 24yds; Ordnance, 36yds; Lady Scott, Manian, 48yds; Rangefinder, Sea Max, 72yds; Margin, 96yds. CANTERBURY THREE - YEAR - OI,I) STAKES of £850, special handicaps, one mile and a half.—Balcurvie, Dandy Grattan, Emily Volo, First Globe, Gold Case, Hallstrike, Hazard Queen, Nelsonova, Rose Volo, Sir Michael, Stirling Castle, Town Talk, limit; Local Gold, 12yds; Globe Direct, Sprayman, 24yds. AUGUST PACING FREE-FOR-ALL of £1000. One mile and a quarter. Limit 2.10. Battle Colours Integrity Bronze Eagle Josedale Grattan Countless Loyal Friend Double Peter Parshall Dusky Sound Ronald Logan Gold Bar Sabu Indian Clipper Shadow Maid DOUBLE PETER FIT FREE-FOR-ALL CANDIDATE The Waikato-owned and trained pacer Double Peter has got through a good preparation for his National engagements In the August Pacing Free-for-all on Saturday and the National Handicap on the second day. Double Peter showed outstanding ability at the New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club's Easter meeting to win the Easter Handicap from 24 yards in a field of 16 in 4.17 2-5. He was timed to pace the first mile and a half in 3.16 2-5 and the final four furlongs in 1.1. On the second day he beat the best pacers in commission in the Champion Pacing Free-for-all in 2.37 3-5 for the mile and a quarter. The sectional times for the race were: Two furlongs, 325; half mile, 1.2 3-5; six furlongs, 1.36; mile in 2.6 2-5; and the last two furlongs in 31 l-ss. In both races he was driven by R. Young. Double Peter is a 10-year-old gelding by Peter Bingen (winner of two New Zealand Trotting Cups) from Eleawah, and was bought for a modest sum about a year ago by Messrs. H. Douglas and F. Smith. He is trained at Hamilton by F. Smith.

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ADDINGTON TROTS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 192, 15 August 1945

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ADDINGTON TROTS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 192, 15 August 1945