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PLUMPTON COURSING MEETING.

Third Day.—Satcbday. The weather was loveljr to-day, the sun shining brightly, and making the sport far more enjoyable than on the two preceding days. Before proceedings commenced Mr Sydney James intimated that anyone guilty in future of using obscene or coarse language in the stand or on the ground would be warned off the course during both coursing and racing meetings. This is a step in the right direction, and the notification was received with load applause by all piesent, excepting those individuals who are in the habit of Bowling out objectionable language with the full force of their lungs. The following were the results of the conning np till the time of our going to press : CONSOLATION STAKE! FIRST TIKB. Sea Book beat Bludight Presto beat Etnin Bey Red Pine beat Little Jack Gordon beat Artillery Dribbler a bye. Sea Rook (5 to 2 on) led Bluelight and turned, bat the latter then got in, and some exchanges ended in a narrow victory for the favorite. Presto (6 to 4 on) was led to the hare by Emin Bey, who scored rapidly and looked all over a winner till the favorite got in, and, working splendidly, wiped off bis opponent's score, winning somewhat easily when the hare was killed.

Red Pine (2 to 1 on) ran right away from Little Jack, and, doing all the work, won easily. Gordon (2 to 1 on) was slower away from the Blips than Artillery, but raced past the

latter and gained the turn. The black dog then got in and Becked the hare, which, however, got away again, and the course was prolonged for a further space, both dogs putting in good work, but Gordon had won when puss escaped. Dribbler ran a bye. SECOND TIBS. Presto beat Sea Reck Red Pine beat Dribbler Gordon, a bye. Presto (6 to 4 on) led Sea Rock, and a good working course ended in his favor, with a bit in hand. Red Pine (2 to 1 on) was slower away than Dribbler, but gave him the go-by in the run up, and, after a rare give-and-take course, had won when tho black dog killed. Gordon ran a bye. THIRD TIES. Presto beat Gordon Red Pine, a byo. Presto (2 to 1 on) tan rings round Gordon, and won easily. Bed Pine ran a bye. FINAL ROUND. Red Pio9 heat Presto, and won the stake. ST. LEOER STAKE 9. THIRD TIES. Black Pine beat Penance Mariner beat Rozello lona, a bye. Black Pine (5 to 2 on) led Penance by four lengths, and, working in grand style, let the latter in only once, the favorite winning with great ease. Mariner (5 to 4 on) led Rozelle by a length, and, doing most of the work in a good trial, won with a bit in hand. lona ran a bye. FODBTH TIBS. Black Pine beat lona Mariner, a bye. After an unreasonable waste of time Black Pine (3 to 1 on) and lona were slipped well together, but the favorite ran clean away from the bitch and won as he liked. Mariner ran a bye, working the hare in grand style. FINAL ROUND. Mr F. Brookcs's Wk d Black Pine (Red Pine— Whiff) beat Mr J. Scanlan'g bd w d Mariner (Horio Marine—Glonsbee), and won the stake. ALL-AGED STAKES. THIRD TIES Rotomahana beat Effio Deans Fugue beat Briar Root Flora, a bye. Effie Deans (2 to 1 on) and Rotomahana were slipped well together, but the favorite drew away in tho run up and was two lengths ahead when she turned the hare. Rotomahana then got in, and getting a little the best of some rapid exchanges was given the judge's fiat when the hare escaped. Fugue (2 to 1 on) simply ran rings round Briar Root, and working the hare magnificently won anyhow. Flora ran a bye. 70CRTU TIES. Flora beat Rotomahana Fugue, a bye Flora (3 to 2 on) led Rotomahana and turned, but a collision between the two let in the dog, who turned once and wrenched twice before the favorite got in again ; and after that she again had the advantage till the hare escaped. Fugue ran a bye. FINAL ROUND. Messrs 3. and W. Mlltb'a r b Fikuc (Bridegroom— Symphony) boat Mr W. Gardiner's ( w b Flora (SamMiss Camesoo), and won the stake. Five years ago in Yokohama and Tokio there were but Ave schools for girls, while at present there are more than thirty.

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PLUMPTON COURSING MEETING., Issue 7904, 11 May 1889

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PLUMPTON COURSING MEETING. Issue 7904, 11 May 1889

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