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SPORTING.

Weights for the Waipawa winter meeting will be declared on the 20th mat., after the Napier Park meeting. Acoeptanoeß are due on the 22nd. Sabretache arrived at Auck aud by tne Waihora yesterday. Tbe Friar, who won theKgmont Steeplechase, started twelve times in flit races, winning only one of hia engagements which was a Welte: Handicap, run at Bell 1 Bloc* (Taranasi), over whioh .i dividend of .sl3 18s was paid. The hurdioM Conscript, Booties, and Ulysses had a rough trip on the Anglian from Sydney to Auckland. On the firav night out, the etsamar experience! very bad ---either, and Williams had a very anxious time with tho horses. All were m'<ro or less knocked about, but Footles suffered much more severely than his companions, so much so tbat it will be neoetsary to treat him to a rest All three horßes yesterday left Manukau for Harfa'a. Galtea More (Kendal—Morganotte) the. winner of the Two Thousand Guineas at the Newmarket meeting, is an Iriah-bred colt, who last yenr proved one of th« best two-year-olds of the season. He made his debut iv the Hurstbourno Stakes, run at Stock badge, when be succeeded in bowling over a red hot favorite in Minatre 1 , who started with odds of 13 to 8 /aid oh hia ability to win. In the Great Lancashire Breeders' Plato he again proved hicneeif a really good oolt by running th? winner to a short head. At Goodwood Galtee More secured the Mureo;>mb Stakeo, mid at Donoaater he silenced a field of ten opponents in the Rous Plato 'i hese auoccssea he followed up later on Ht "Newmarket by defeating a h.t favonte in Velaequtz pointless in the Middle Park Plato. Galteo More is engaged in the Derby, as are also Velafquez and Minstrel.

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SPORTING., Daily Telegraph, Issue 8059, 11 May 1897

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SPORTING. Daily Telegraph, Issue 8059, 11 May 1897

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