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RACING NOTES

NOMENCLATURE Messrs Nicholson and Davis three-year-old by Vaals—Queen March lias been named Sousa, and the ChatsAvorth—Gay Marigold gelding in Llie same ownership will race, under the name of Gay Chat. Both wiU he trained by T. F. Verner, of Takanini. A SPEEDY FILLY Trainer J. H. Wallace has just taken in hand at Takanini the .speedy filly Kittyora. She has been showing plenty of speed on the training ground, and the mentor may be depended upon to place the three year old to advantage. RACING AND PATRIOTISM The balance sheet of the Auckland Racing Club for the year just ended, shows a prolit of £3899 Us sd. This amount, clear of any deductions, is, being donated for patriotic purposes., and is yet another instance of the assistance magnanimously accorded by racing to "The War Effort/' THE JOCKEY PREMIERSHIP The place getters in the past seaSon's jockey championship are W. F. Ellis 43 wins, W. J. Broughton 41, J. Williamson 27, L. J. Ellis and R. Hoot on 23. FOR HURDLING Perm, recently sold by Mr W. H. Gaisford, of Hawkc's Bay, has gone into A. M. Wright's stable at Awa-, puni. The Zuazzard—Colfort representative will probably be schooled over the battens in the near future. A JUMPERS DOUBLE Only two, horses, Liberator and Gladful have won the Great Northern and Grand National Hurdles. Mr W. S. Goosman's Town Survey this year's winner of the Great Northern., is to essay the task on Saturday, but all is not well with the Surveyor gelding. Last week subsequent to a iknoick a leg Idled, and after a strong gallop there were signs of bleeding. A GIFT EQUINE M;r J. H. Hoare, of Palmerston North, lias given Henry of Huntingdon to Mr K. McK. Duncan. ' The horse has joined Doc Knapp's team at Awapuni, and will therefore continue in the jumping brigade. BALLOTING OUT The committees of the Canterbury Jockey Club and Gore Racing Club have decided to follow the lead of the Wellington Racing institution in regard to. balloting out candidates after acceptance day to obviate the necessity of division races. THE LEADING SIRE For the third year in succession the Cambridge owned Foxbridge is at the head of the winning sires list for the Dominion with 33 winners of 57 races and stakes totalling £21,185. I WIN FOR MISS PAGET This year's Irish Grand National Avas Avon by Miss Dorothy Paget's Golden Jack second favourite, with the favourite, Prince Regent, second. The race was run over a distance of three and a half miles. YET ANOTHER DECISION After due. consideration <Mr E. N. ■Fitzgerald has decided not to send Kindergarten over to Australia this year. The horse's next appearance is to be at Trentham in October when he Avill contest the weight lor age event that he Avon in 194.1 and 1942. A PERFORMER OF NOTE The Avell knowi\ Te Aroha candidate, Mrs E. M. Leonard's Lou Rosa, whose winning stakes now total over £8000 is again in light Avork at Waihou. He has been well wintered, and will soon be read}* to show his galloping ability on the tracks. 6 Now a six year old Lq,u Rosa should again worthily take his place among the Cup candidates of the Dominion. RE-COMMISSIONED The Lackham—Hine Wehi gelding Mea Me a, is noAV a member of M. O'Connor's jumping team at Ellerslie. He was not raced last season, buti when ready lie is lilkely to be well placed to, make up lor lost time. A STABLE ACQUISITION Trainer N. Cunningham, of Ellersie, who was successful last .season •vith Colifox and Lady Reynard, is ■ow putting the three year old Musketoon—Volimond gelding. Llanirth, through a preparation. This alf-brother to Foxmond, Full Hand nd Volifox is more than likely to mulatc the successes of his rclaives, more especially as he was not aced as a tAvo year old. I

Boys as Bomb-spotters ' Boys of IB arc being employed as bomb-spotters in New South Wales because of their keen eyesight. Largest Australian Factory The largest factory employer is now the Australian Federal Government. The number of employees in 1939 was 11,700 and in 1941 56,000, aiul it is still rising. Output of Linen Flax Factories Steps are being taken to increase the output of linen flax factories in South Canterbury by working three shifts whore- practicable, and working the retting tanks on Saturdays and Sundays to meet the accumulated supplies of raw material. Electric Car Using 21 old car batteries as motor power, a South Australian made an clectric automobile with a 4 li.p. engine run non-stop 94 miles at an average speed of 24 miles an hour at a running cost of 1/ —world record, of course. The motors rfre embodied in the two back wheels., making a differential unnecessary. Batteries are recharged from the electric mains with an automatic cutout!

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RACING NOTES, Bay of Plenty Beacon, Volume 6, Issue 97, 10 August 1943

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RACING NOTES Bay of Plenty Beacon, Volume 6, Issue 97, 10 August 1943

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