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ENGLISH RACING. THE TWO THOUSAND GUINEAS. (By Cable.—Press Association.—Copyright/ LONDON, May 3. The following is the result of the TWO THOUSAND GUINEAS of 100 eove each; second 400 sovs, and thud 200 6ovs from stake. Eor three-year-olds; colts Set; fillies Bst.7lb. One mile ° Lord Falmouth's ch o • Clariesimus, by Radium —Quintessence, 9st .. •• L —. Fairie's b c Kwangeu, by Cicero— Galicia, 93t ' • ••„.•• J. Sandford'e bo Nassovian, by WiUiam the Third—Veneration 11., 9et .. <> Under ordinary conditions the race fortho Two Thousand Guineas ia looked forward to with very great interest in England ae it is the first of the classic events of the sear eon, and its result is generally regarded ae throwing some tight on the Derby prospects. Clarissimus, this year's winner., raced only twice as a twp-year-pjd, and at hie second appearance won the Clearwell Stakes at Newmarket, in October last. ASHBURTON COUNTY K.C.'S > AUTUMN MEETING. The weather, though somewhat dull, was by no means unpleasant yesterday for the opening of the Aehburton, County Racing Club's- Autumn Meeting. The attendance, however, was not up jo the usual standard, and the totalisator investments showed a decrease the amount put through yesterday being' £9785 10s, ae compared with £11.714 ■ for. the corresponding day last year. The course was in capital order,, and though the fields were in meet" cases small, there was some very interesting racing. The following are details of the racing: — FIRST HUKDLE HANDICAP, of 100 eove; second 15 eovs, and third 5 sova from stake. About one mile and three-quar-ters. 1 J Parsons's b g Crib, by Sant Ilario— Cryde. syrs, 12st slb .. (W. Fielding) 1 3. D. Rutherford's b g Mesca], aged, 9st 9lb (W. Scobie), 2 i 2F S. Rutherford's b g Caet Iron, aged, J 9st 131b .; v .. (E. Redmond) 3 S Miss Maronan 9et 4lb (G. Fielding), and 4 Resemblance Sat (R. McSeveny), aleo started (Winner trained by S. Trilford.) Mescal at once went to the front, and jumped tho first hurdle well clear of Crib and Cast Iron. They ran in this order to the , far turn, where Crib and Cast Iron closed on tho leader. When • the straight wae reached, "Crib had the measure of Mescal, ( and won without any difficulty by a length. , Cast Iron wa3 ten lengths away,'with Miea : MaTonan fourth. Time, 3min 14 l-sth see. LONGBEACH HACK HANDICAP, of 100 eovs;- second 15 sove, and third 5 sovs from stake. Six furlongs. 2. C. P. Buckenharn'a b g Bandy, by Sarto—Tourmaline. 6yrs, 83t 9lb (C. Emerson) 1 7. J. Crossan's ch m Fin Jess, syrs, Bst 81b (W. O'Halloran) 2 1 R. C. GiDies's br g Bellshire. 3yrs, Bst 31b .. .. (W. Humphris) 3 5 Bon Bst Hlb (J. Campbell), 3 Arthur George Bst 10lb (A. H. Wilson), 8 Veritas 7st I3lb (E. Ludlow), 4 San Sebastian Bst 21b (F. E. Jonee), 9 Trireme 7st lllb (J. Beard), 6 Bonsign 7st 9lb (J. Oleen), and 10 Formola 7et 710 (D. Anderson) also started. (Winner bred by Sir Geo. McLean, and trained by F. D. Jones.) Finiess was quickest to begin, but Bonsign and Bon quickly ran past her, with Bellshire prominent. Turning into the straight, Bellshire looked a winner, but in the run home Bandy came through, and won comfortably by two lengths from Finless, who was only • a neck in front of Bellshire, with Ban close up fourth, and San Sebastian fifth. Time, lmin 14 3-sth eec. ASHBURTON CUP HANDICAP, of 300 eovs; second 40 eovs. and third 15 sovb from stake. One mile and a quarter. ■i. G. M. Aynsley'e ch m Chryeotie, by St. Ambrose—Roeella, 6yrs, 7st (T. Muaeen) 1 2. A. Boyle'e b g Martius, syrs4-Bst lllb (J. Olaen) 2 1. J. Parsons's ch g Oxenhope, 9st 31b

(J. Campbell) 3 5 Snub Bst 21b (F. E. Jonee), 3 SpeciaJfonn 7st 121b (C. Emerson). 7 Gnome 6et 9lb (N. Shore), and 6 Don Fraacisco 6et 71b (J. Bryce), aleo started. (Winner bred by J. F. Reid, and trained by Owner.) "When the field settled down Gnome wae in charge, with Oxonhope and Specialform iw>xt, followed by Snub, llartiue and Chrysotis. There wae practically no change in the order over the first eix furlongu, but before reaching the far turn Snub and Martras started to improve their positions, though the* L\ttcr was djisa-ppointed in trying to gei

through his eld. • Rounding the turn Chryeotis closed on tho leaders, and when the straight was reached she was in front, while Gnome had had enough, and Oxenhope was also in trouble. Martiue was the only one to soriouely threaten Chi-ysotis in tho straight, but she finished well and won by two lengths. Oxenhope' was a similar distance away, and then came Snub, Specialform, and Don Francisco. Time. 2min 6 4-sth sec.

LAGMHOR PLATE, of 100 sovs; second 15 eovs, and third 5 eov3 from stake. Special weights. Five furlongs. 3. F. W. Pointer's br g Finboy, by Fin- / land—Circus Girl, 4yrs, Bet 21b (C. Emerson) 1 6. H. A. b g Bomb, 3yrs,- 7et lllb J. .. .. (J. Olsen) 2 2. S. Trilford's b g Yes, 6yrs, Bst 2lb (W. O'Halloran) 3 I 7 Finland Maid 6st 2lb (J. Miller), 10 Aaland Bst 2lb (A. Grifien), 8 Amortir Set 2lb (F. E. Jbnee), 9 Sport (D. Anderson), 10 Fabriquette 7st lllb (N. Shore), 4 Highwator 7st lllb (E. Ludlow)., 5 Red Shield 7st lllb (H Donovan), 11 Donnata 7st lllb (J. Beard), and 1 Glen Helen 7st 3lb (J. Bryco) also started. (Winner trained by R. Emerson.) Amortir and Glen Helen loet their chances at the etart, ths tapes carrying away, and their riders being caught in them. Bomb and Yes were quickest to begin, and they made tho running to tho straight, whero Finboy challenged, and won by a length. Yes was half a length back, followed by Aaland, Red Shield, and Sport. Time, lmin lsec. FAIRFIELD WELTER HANDICAP, of 100 eovs; second 15 sove, and third 5 eove from etake. Seven furlongs. 2. C. P. Buckenham's b g Bandy, by Sarto—Tourmalind, 6yrs, Bst 13lb (inc. 101b pen.) •• (F. E. Jones) 1 3 D. H. Roberta's b g Fiery Cross, 6yrs, Bst lib .. •■ (C. Emerson) 2 6 B Burgess'e ch g Hap Dha, aged, 9et 31b .. .- (J- Campbell) 3 7 Mnltum in Parvo Bst 12lb (J. Olsen), 4 Aerial Bst lllb (J. Pankhuret), 1 Derby Day Bet lllb (J. Miller), and a Lion Sst 4lb (D. Anderson) also started. (Winnei bred by Sir Geo. McLean and trained by F. D. Jones.) From a good start Derby Day began smartly, with Aerial and Fiery Cross next. Derby Day was beaten when they landed into the straight, and Bandy finishing etTongly won by a couple of lengths from Fiery Cross. Hap Dha wag half a length back, followed by Lion and Derby Day. Time, lmin 27 l-sth see. MELROSE TROT HANDICAP, of 100 sove; second 15 eovs, and third 5 sove from etake. 2.32 or better. Ono mile. 4 R J. Munro's gr m Louie Drift, by Driftwood— St. Louise, syrs, lSsec (Owner) 1 ' 3 F Bebbington'e b m Elveno, syre, lOsec i " (Owner) 2 1, F. E Button's ch f Tracey Dillon, 4yrs, 13sec •• ••• ("*• Brankin) 3 5 Mountain Palm. 9sec and 1 Lucillo 9sec also started. , , ~ „ Louie Drift began well, and leading all ihe way. won easily by forty yards from Elveno, who beat Tracey Dillon by four lengths. Mountain Palm was fourth, juet in front of LuciUe. Time, 2min 20 3-sth GROVE FARM HANDICAP, of 130 sove J second 20 sove, and third 10 sovs from i stake. Six furlonge. j 4 A Boyle'e b f Margerine, by Martian •l-Starebot, 3yrs, 7st 41b (N. Shore) 1 [a Vf Nidd'e br m Peronilla, syrs, 7<rt 91b (car. 7st JOlb) (C. Emerson) 2 6 W H Is. Christie's br g Speedometer, syrs, Tat 41b (car. 7at 51b) (D. Anderson) 3 5 Chudic Sat 2lb, car. Set 3lb (F. E. Jones), !l Twelfth Night 7et 4lb, olb allow. (J. j Bryce), and 3 Briar Patch Tat 91b (J. jOlsen) also started. . (Winner bred by Pyne and Boyle and trained by xl. Derrett.) Peronilla, Briar Patch, and Speedometer ■were responsible for the early running, but Margerine came wita a strong run in the etrai"ht, and won by » neck from Peronula, who was a length and a half in front of Speedometer, wift Briar Patch fourth, and "Twelfth Night fifth. Time, lmm 13 3-sth e6C " TO-DAY'S ACCEPTANCES. SECOND HURDLE HANDICAP, of 100 eovs; one mile and a half—Daylight Bill Wet 2lb, Con the. Shaughran lOst 131b, Cast Iron lOet Sib, Sarto3ta"9st 13lb, Copper Boy 9et slb Miss Maronan 9st, Resemblance 9st. JUVENILE HANDICAP, of 150 eovs: six furlonge—Margorine 9=t 9lb. Deltonio 7et 13lb, Bonaign 7et 81b. Aycliffe 7st Bib. Highwater 7et 3ib, Glen Helen 6st 12lb, Subterfuge 6st 7lb. WAKANUI HANDICAP, of 130 eove; six furlonge—Davtime 9st, Obsono Sst 131b. , Derby Day Bst 6lb. Peronilla Set 4lh. Chudic . Tet 13lb, Speedometer "at 71b.

MORETON HACK HANDICAP, of 100 eovs; eix furlongs—Sir Malt Bst 131b, Comely Bet lllb. Finless Sat lllb. Bon Bst 9lb, Arthur George- Set Blb, Bollshire Bst Sib, Deltonio 7st 101b, Veritae 7st 71b, Trireme 7st 6lb. Aaland 7st. Red Shield 7st. Highwater 7st, Amortir 7st.

WINCH MORE WELTER HANDICAP, of 100 sovb; eeven furlongs—Bandy 9st 12lb, Fabrikoff 9st 10lb, Peg 9st 101b. Hap Dha 9st 4lb, Derby Day Bst lllb, Aerial Bst 101b, Gnome 83t 10lb, Multum in Parvo Bst 9lb, Fiery Crosa Bst slb, Lion Bst 31b, San Sebnatian 7st 101b, Moneymaker 7st 10lb. AUTUMN HANDICAP, of 200 eovs: one mile—Oxenhopo 9st 4lb, Martius 9st, Tannhauaer fiat 12lb, Chrysotis 7st 13lb, Specialform 7st lllb, Margerine 7st 101b, Down 7st 9lb. Gnorm- 6st 10lb. SELMA TROT HANDICAP, of 100 sove; ono mile and three furlongs—Hervic Bbcc, Lucille Bsec, Mountain Pa.lm 9sec, Joyful llsec. El Cnrbino 12scc, Wooddrift 12sec, Searehficld lfeec. REEFTON J.C.'S AUTUMN MEETING. (press association telegram.) REEFTON, May 4. Tho weather was fine for the Reefton J.C.'s Autumn Meeting, though the going was eoft. There wae a large attendance, and the totalisator investments amounted to £6755, an increase of £169 on last year's figures. The following nvo the remaining results:— REEFTON TROT, of 70 eove; two miles —King William 1. Voter 2, Sergt. Havelock 3. Seven started. Wen by a length and a half. Time, smin 34eec. FLYING HANDICAP, of 65 eovs; five furlongs—Caraid Dileae, lOst, 1; Tip-up, 10rt 31b, 2: Sea King. Bst 13lb. 3. Clanmena. Don Charl, and Florance were scratched. Won by two lengths. Time, lmin 4sec. FAREWELL HANDICAP, of 70 eovs; six furlongs and a half—lzdubar, 9et 101b, 1; Listen. 9st 2lb, 2; Treadftre; Bst Blb. 3. Won By a. length. Time, Imin 27sec. EGMONT R.C.'S WINTER MEETING. (I'EESS ASSOCIATION* TELEGRAM.) HAWERA, May 5. The following acceptances havo been reHANDICAP HURDLES, of 125 sovs; ono milo and a half—Parewanui list 7lb. Crown Pearl lOst 13lb, Calais lOst 3lb, Lord Nc-leon lOst 2lb, Simple Sam 9st 10lb Patronymio 9st 101b. Golden March 9st 2lb, Mita 9et 2lb, Royal Simon 9st, Mahlstick 9at Silver Rose 96t, Captain Miro 9st. McRAE MEMORIAL HANDICAP, of2oo sove; one mile and _a quarter—Rewi Poto 9st 9lb Loonta Set 121b. Crawford 7et 10lb, Marbour Light 7st 101b, Want 7st 7lb, Manawukaha 78t, Ineuru 6st 13lb, Combustion G3t 121b. LADIES' PURSE HANDICAP, of 100 eove; eight furlonge and a half—Parewanui 12et 21b, Sylvan Dale list 9lb, White Blaze list oih Bercola list 3lb. Darby Paul list I 2lb, Bivouac list lib. Carloman lOst 13lb, Draft K)3t 131b, Conguard lOst 13lb, Nita lOet 9lb, SUenus lOst lllb, Normanby 10et91b, Capi tain Miro lOet 9ib, Gleneek 10at 7lb, Raneg ! Hist 7ib, Convoy 10st 7lb, Leah Kleshna I lOsi, 7ib, Ngatirangi lOst 7lb, Hastie lOst I 7lb Regio lOst 7lb. 'i'AWHITI HANDICAP, of 150 eovs; sis furionge—Astor 9st, Lord Lupin Set 10lb, Glenroy Bst 61b, Awahou Bst slb, Los Angelos Bst, Interlude Sst, Zetes 7st 121b, Ratana 7et 12lb, Tirana 7st Gib, Depredation 6st 131b. Bisogne fet 13lb, Veto 6st 12lb.

RAILWAY HANDICAP, of 150 sovs; eix furlongs—Coropett 9st, Maid o' Gowrie Sst 9lb, Antwerp Bst lib, Golden Grafton Ist 9lb, Pergola 7st Bib, Durano 7et 3lb, La-ke Eel 7sl, Hai»pai 7et, Sylviaroa 7st. TELEGRAPH HANDICAP, of 100 eovs; five furlongs—Depredation 9st 2lb, Coropett Set lllb, Zion Bst 6lb, Flying Camp 7et 121b, Koyal Chef 7st l" 21b ' Avena 7st 81b, Pergola 7et 6lb, Gayeium 7et 3lb, Silver "Webb 7et, Revocation 79t. WAIHI HANDICAP, of 100 sovs; eight furlongs and a half—Black Ada Set, Analogue fet. White Blaze 7st 9lb. Belle Paul 7et 6lb, Henry Clay 7et 21b, Ticino 7st lib, St. KeU 7st. NOTES. Nominations -for the D-unedin Jockey Club's Winter Meeting close this evening at 9 o'clock. Rock Linster, by Rokeby—Zemba, won the Juvenile Handicap at the Q.T.C. Meeting on April 24th. Rock Linster is a half-brother to Halina.

■ The Hawke's Bay Jockey Club's Autumn Meeting, -which opens to-day, should furnish some good racing. Tho Hawke's Bay Clip in particular, with Balboa, Eligible, Indigo, Multiply, Emporador, and Blackall, amongst tho acceptors, promises a fi ne contest. The field that contostrd the Mclroso Trot at the Ashburton County Racing

Club's Autumn Meeting yesterday was rather smaller than the average, and it -was anything but an exciting event, Sot Louie Drift, beginning smartly, led all the way, and won very easily. At the start of the Lagmhor Plate at Ashburton yesterday the tapes carried away, and both Amortir and Glen Helen lost a good deal of ground through their riders being caught in tbem. .J. Bryce, the rider of Glen Helen, had a narrow escape from serious injury. Oxenhope was made a. very warm favourite for the Ashburton Cup yesterday, but though he ran well for over a mile, he was in trouble when the straight was reached. Chrysotie finished very well, and won rather comfortably from Martius, who did not get the best of passages. Tho Ashburton County Racing Club's Autumn Meeting will be concluded today, and with the fields engaged, which aro in most cases larger than thoso that contested yesterday's events, there should be some very interesting racing. A special train will leave Christchurcfy at 10.15 a.m. 3 returning immediately ! after the races.

The Sarto gelding, Bandy, registered a good double performance at Ashburton yesterday, -when he won the Longbeach Hack Handicap, six furlongs, with Bst 91b, and afterwards putting up a lpib penalty, was successful in the Fairfield Welter, seven furlongs, ■with Bst 131b. In each raco Bandy finished very -well, and scored in decisive fashion. B. Price, who won a steeplechase at Randwick on Flash Jack, has enlisted, and goes into camp on his return from Sydney. Another New Zealander, in F. McCabe, is already in camp, but J. N. McGregor was discharged as unfit a few weeks ago. The last-named item is not surprising, for a man who hashad on e hundred odd falls and numerous breakages could hardly stand the wear and tear of war. ■ Although the fields were small at Ashburton yesterday, backers of favourites did not fare particularly well, and Crib, the winner of the Hurdle Handicap, was the only one of the public's first selections that was successful during the day. In his last three races Crib has performed very consistently, for at the C.J.C. Autumn Meeting he won on tho first day, and ran second to Art on the second day, so that in three starts he has registered two wjns and a second. The Ashburton County Racing Club has made some alterations to ite course since the last Meeting was held there. Previously the mile and a quarter races were started on a turn, but a new starting post has now been provided for them, which givee the competitors a straight run before they reach the course proper. From the public point of view, a much appreciated improvement is the construction of a flight of concrete steps in front of the grandstand.

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SPORTING., Press, Volume LII, Issue 15582, 5 May 1916

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