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SPORTING.

RACING AND TROTTING NOTES- j (BT "LOOJCM-ON.") A drizzling rain mado training operations at lliccarton ycry unpleasant yesi "relay morning. Coalition, who arrived from the North ■*'n Wednesday, was oat doing trotting vxcreiso in tho middle. Ho looks at the ■ of his condition. lion Ilevo did very easy pacing on the rind. He is suffering from a slight .itlack of nasal catarrh. Cyslic was decidodly Ifimo when he .'jjpeaml on tho track yesterday. iiattlo Array, who has been suffering :'rom a bruised foot, is sound again, ;.nd r.-iil bo coming South in a fow days. "Woatlinr permitting, Master Lupin, ■Coalition. Vascular, Dardanelles, i'li l'iioa, and Tip Up will bo schooled hi", morning. Arthur Oliver, the well-known .j-ickcy, mado his first appearanco in Mie saddle sinco his return from active r.ervico, at tho Hunt Club Meeting yesTiM'lay 'says Thursday's "Manawatu Daily Times"). His performances • howed that ho has still retained his '■leverness as a rider, ns ho was placed iu facli (if the ,<three races in which ho rodo. winning tho Inst one on Sir Fanciful in fine style. His victory was referred with <*rcat jubilation by tho returned soldiers present, and ho roceived ;j. .great ovation on returning to weigh in. Tho stakes of tho Ihinodin Jockey f'lub for the next season will amount to about !'20,000.

Scobio, who is Troll-known at Kiecarum, had a most nnlncky day at Flmningtou, on Saturday, July 12th. !In had three mounts, Rondrock* I.ady Sunderland, and Stagefright, and /•nch fell. Tho last fall, in tho Trial Ilurdles, looked to be a very bad one, and Scobie was brought in in the ambulance. Relief was folt when it became known that ho had escaped serious injury. Throe, falls in one afternoon's racing is rarely the lot of a jockey (says the ''Australasian"), but J. Chevalley had a similar experience fit Williamstown somo years ago. At the sale of blood stock in Melbourne, on July 11th, top price was realised by tho imported English maro Cranbrook, by Tho White Knight—Sal, served by Polymelus, who brought 875 guineas. Wilari's Sister, by Wallace— Murna, served by Tho Welkin, brought guineas; a bay colt foal by The Wolkin—Wilari's Sister, 080 guineas; and a chestnut yearling colt by Wallace —C'rtolamarong', .TtO guineas. Tho New Zealand-bred mares, Watershoot, T>y iioyal Artillery—Nenuphar, and Hilde{rarde, l>v Charlemagne II. —Watershoot, -went for 60 guineas and 25 guineas respectively, and a yet lower urice was paid for another New Zealander, the much-travelled maro Nightfall, by Multiform—La Notte, served by All Black, who brought 22} guineas. Mr W. 11. Kemball scored another success at Flemington, on Wednesday, July oth. when Gladful won tho Steeplechasers' Flat Itaco. On tho same day Jus recent purchase, Trespass, carrying t")st 21b, finished third in tbo Two-y« firold Mile, being beaten by Scotch Hnze fist 111b. and Sinbad the Sailor 7st 71b. »Snub was sent out favourite for the .Tlraybrook Handicap, but finished sixth in a fiold of eight. Tho annual meeting of the Masterton Racing Club was held on Jnly 29th, Mr J. Irons presiding. The report and Jialancc-aheet were adopted, and officors were appointed fo» the ensuing season. On the motion of Mr Harrison, second-f-d by Mr Douglas, it was decided: "That tho amount of stakes at the forthcoming meeting bo left to tho discretion of the stowards, and that it be a. recommendation that the stakes, be increased." _ Two proposals, ono to givc-£-{•500 as pri«o tnone.v. and the other to make tho amount JCoODO, woro each defeated. Tho prize money offered at the three days' meeting amounted to £3700. "That it be a recommendation to the stewards that the ten shilling totalisator be reinstated en the inside of the course" was carried, on tho motion of Mr Lamb, seconded by Mr Eton.

(Br "Searchlight.' ') Acceptances for tho opening day of tho Metropolitan August Meeting close on Tuesday, at noon. The Mariborough-owned and trained trotter, Wild Pedro, has arrived at Addington. Be has lightened up on tho trip, and does not appoar to have travelled well. • X. Cunningham arrived from tho North yesterday, with Asturio, to fulfil his engagements at the National Moot* ing. Tho Ashburtori trainer, A. Pringle, is duo. to-day with . Moneymaker, "Watch- , ninn. Haunch M., nnd the trotting geld* iiiß Sol, who nro freely engaged at the r Metropolitan Club's August Meeting. • H. Barraclough has decided not to . race any of his team at Addington this month, and has withdrawn them from all engagements. Owners are reminded that they must register and race in their own colours n« from .August Ist, this rule having boon passed at the recent N.Z. Trotting Cenforenco. Tho programme for the special trot- • ting meeting to be held at Addington during the visit ot Admiral Jellicoo and the battleship New Zealand, has made

its appearance. Tho Meeting is uncf&r the control of tho throe local clubs, and for the seven events £2100 will bo distributed in stakes. Only tho best class of horses have been catored for, and there should bo some high-class racing. Tho principal race, the Now Zealand Handicap, 4min 3osec class, and the Mine-sweepers' Handicap, 4min 38sec class, are sure to attract some speedy performers. Tho Sydney Handicap, of ono mile and five furlongs. 3min SOses class, and the Queen Elizabeth Handicap, of one mile and a quarter, 2nrin 47sec class, should readily appeal to owners who have this class of horses in training. Tho unhoppled trotters are catered for with the Queen Mary Handicap. 4njin 47sec class, while the Victory Handicap, of one mile and a quarter,' 2m:n 54sec class, has been set aside for unhonplod pacers. Nominations for all events closo with Mr A. J. Rattray, on Monday, Aiieust iSth. at noon. As an act of clemency and mercy, and to celebrate a great occasion, the committee of tho Victorian Trotting and Racing Association decided to remit the unexpired portions of sentences of aisqualifications imposed on owners, trainers, and jockeys for offences on the Ascot, Fitzroy, and Richmond courses. The remission of tho disqualifications synchronised with tho official Peace celebrations on Saturday, July 15th.

ENGLISH RACING. GOODWOOD MEETING. (By Cable.—Press Association. —Copyright.) (Australian and CaM# A»«of Utiofl.) LONDON, July 29. Tlin following is tho result of the STEWARDS' HANDICAP, of COO sots. Sjs furlongs. H. Cunliffa Owon's ch h King So! by Valcrrs—Sol-Fa syrs .. •• 1 J. White'* ch c Irish Elrgancc, by Sir Archibald—Sweet Ciovano 4yrs .. U Lord Glanolv's ch c Scalwcll by M arcovi—Chcahiro Cat 4yra .. •• " [King Sol ran oncc at two years old, and at three years, out of five starts, ho won the Exiling Handicap at tho Second October Newmarket Mcotmg with 6st Tib in a poor field. Iriint season in six starts lie could not win, and win carrying 6ft 10lb in his last engagement. This Bcason hei won tho ltufford Abbey "Welter Stakes at Nottingham, -worth £100. very easily, and at Kempton, on May lGth, "ho won the 'Kivor Handicap, worth £165, ai6o easily, and at Epsom, on .Tuna sth, ho ran second to Brigadier in the Royal Stakes, His form must,have impressed tho handicapper, as ho was handicapped sit 9st lib for the Whitmintido Handicap at Wo'.verhampton, Itoideur, who haa won several races, only being lib above him. Irish Elepanco is sure to have heen topweight, a 9 he has some good performances to his credit up to a _ mile, Scatwell has not been a very paying investment for Lord Glanely. He won a Maiden Two-year-old Stakes at Nawmarket worth £507, and although he started in the Two Thousand Guineas Stakes last year, ho did not win ft raco. In tho Wokingham Handicap at Ascot he was weighted at ,221b less than Irish Elegance. He oomca from a fair racing family. Marteri,' who won_ the Princess of "WV.es Stakes, and Catlistock, the Woodeoto Stakes, aro both half-brothora; in fact, all Cheshire Cat's progeny have won. Ho cost Lord Olaaftly 2000gs when just two years old, in January, 1917.] MANAWATU HUNT MEETING. (PRESS ASSOCIATION' TELEGRAM.) PALMERSTON NORTH, August 1. The stewards of tho Slanuwatu Hunt Club liav© decided to pay tho full stakes in tho last race to. the owners of tho first and.' second horses, Sir Fanciful and Master Boria, tho /armor having heen instructed to carry the wrong weight by the officials.

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SPORTING., Press, Volume LV, Issue 16591, 2 August 1919

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