Nominations for the WeJHngton Racing Club's Steeplechase Meeting close this evening. The steeplechasers Northern Star and Eurus returned from the Hawke's Bay Meeting yesterday. The Explosive gelding, Don Hannibal, created a very favourable impression on his arrival in Sydney last week, and the critics predict that he will be successful 'in Australia. Paritutu ie reported to haye seriously broken down, and is not likely to be seen on the tracks again for some considerable time. The yearling daughter of the world's champion trotter Lou Dillon has been named - Gretchen B. ■'■'.- Seabreeze, a famous mare in her day, died recently after foaling. She carried off the Oaks and St. Leger in 1888, and when she won the rich Lancashire Stakes was followed home by the Derby -winner, Ayrshire, and the French horse Le Sancy. Altogether Seabreeze, who was a very beautiful daughter or Isonomy and St. Marguerite, won nearly £30,000 in stakes, bat as & brood matron she was more or less of a failure. ,
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NOTES., Press, Volume LXV, Issue 13454, 21 June 1909
NOTES. Press, Volume LXV, Issue 13454, 21 June 1909
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