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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

DUNEDIN MAY RACES. Second Day.—Saturday. The weather at the commencement of proceedings to-day was even finer than was the case yesterday, and with more promise of lasting. The attendance was again very good." The results of the racing up to the time of our going to pre 33 were as follows: SELLING HURDLE RACE, r.f 70 sovc Oae mile and a-ho'f. Mr James Wallace's g g Sockburn, by Hornby Alice Gr-y.agcd, 9_>t .. .. <W*M ) 1 Mr R. Kildarc'd ci g Secietary, ajed, 9js (J. Cotton) 2 Mr 11. L. Johnson'd h\\ g Tenakor, 6 yrs, 9^ (Poppleton) S Mr 11. Oourlej's, jun., blk g Wildboy, aged, lOst 71b 0 Mr K Wood's oh c Trapper, aptd, 10it .. .. 0 Mr \V. Ballautyne's b!k g Eicbus, agtd, dit .. 0 Betting : Even on Sockburn, 3 to 1 bar one. Secretary and Erebus went away in front, with Sockburn and Trapper going on next, Wildboy and Tenakoe last. At four furlongs Erebus and Secretary were still in the van, but as they went along Sockburn ran up to the front temporarily, then falling back on almost even terms with the two others, Tenakoe and Trapper meanwhile going on fourth and fifth. Approaching the home turn Sockburn's head just showed in front, but on either side of him were Secretary and Erebus, with Tenakoe and Trapper coming up very fast, and a rattling finish after the last hurdle was negotiated resulted, ending in a win for Sockburn by only half a length from Secretary, who beat Tenakoe for second place by only a head. Time, 3min 3!f"ec. Of L 591 in the totalisators, L 275 was on Sockburn. Dividends : Inside, LI 18s 6.'.; outside, LI 18j 6d.

PROVINCIAL HANDICAP, of 150 aovs, wilh a sweep tf 3 aovs each added; seejnd horse 20 sovs, third horse 10 govs from the stakes. One mile and aqua. ier. Hon G. M-Lean's li hj St. Cla'r, by Mu9ket— Pulchra, 6 yro, 7st Sib .. (»V. BuddlcDtubc) 1 Mr W. C. Webb's cb. ? Ruby, 5 vrs, (Der/ett) 2 Mr F. Oudaille's ch hj Mon Loup, 5 vrs, Tat (LardDer) 3 Mr H. Hammond's blk hj Sultan, 4 yrs, 9<t 7!b (White) 0 Mr H. Goodman'9 ch m Apropos, 5 yrs, Bit 81b , (Price) 0 Mr R. Kildare's b g Ixlo'a, 4 yrs, 6 t 12ib (W.Cotton) 0 Mr C, Tnrnbull's cb f Aprej Moi, 8 yrs, Gjt 71b (J. Cotton, jun ) 0 Mr J. Crockett's b m Foreet-me-Not, 6 yrs, 0;t 71b (Wisbey) 0 Mr D. Henderson's ch hj Le Temps, 4 yrs, 6st 510 (Thomas) 0 Hetting : 2 to 1 against Apropos, 3 to 1 St Clair, 4 to 1 Ruby. From a capital start Aprea Moi darted off with the lead, followed by Forget-me-J, r ot, St. Clair, and Ixion in close order, and the rest all handy. By the time they had reached the stand enclosures Apres Moi had taken a strong lead of Apropos, Forget-me-Not, and St. Clair, who were by this time her nearest attendants, and as they went round to the far side of the course Mr Turnbull's filly was fully six lengths clear of anything in the race. Approaching the half-mile post, however, St. Clair drew out from the position he had held in the van of \he ruck, and, sailing away at a rare pace, caught and passed Apres Moi in a few strides, and evidently had the race at his mercy, the pair being far away in front of the field. Ruby came with a good run in the latter P art ?* tne race i Dut could never catch St. Clair, who won from him, hard held, by four lengths. Mon Loup was a poor third. Time, 2min 14sec. Of L 1,116 in the totalisators, L 219 was on St. Clair. Dividends: Inside, L 4 lis; outaide, L 4 12a B<L NOVECi lUCE, of 70 sovs. One mile.

if i T. Tuomej'a g g Little Shamrock, 4 yw, 6st 10ib .. •• •• ■• (Bums) 1 Mr S. A'exandei'a ch gr Doubtful, 6 yre, 7st (Wisbey) 2 Me H Hammond'a cb m Tanlwha. 5 yra, 7st 101b (T. Buddlcombe) 8 Mr J. Lefevre'a b g Jackal, aired, 8)9 3!b (W. Budllcombo) 0 Mr P. Butlei'a b m Repose, 4 yra, B*t .. (Holmes) 0 Messrs M. and C. Hobbs's g g College Boy, azed, 7atl2lb .. .. .. -■ (M'Donald) 0 Mr C. W. Henahall's br m Allana, 4 yra, 6»t 121b (Lardner) 0 Mr 0. Rutbven'a b a lahmael, 5 yra, 6jt 101b (Ruthven) 0 MrH. L. Johnaon'a ch m Jeaale, 4 yra, 6st 61b (George) 0 Mr J. Pos'.e'a nib ; Deerfoot, aged, 6at ' tJ. Cotton, ]un.) 0 Betting: 2 to 1 against Repose, 3 to 1 Doubtful, 4 to 1 College Boy, After a long delay at the post, Repose and Allana got the best of a straggling start; but after covering half the distance Allana dropped back, and the running was taken up by Repose and Doubtful, A little further on Repose was done, and her place was taken by Little Shamrock, who, ranging up alongside Doubtful, wore the latter down in a punishing run home, and won an exciting race by half a length. Taniwha was a good third. Time, lmln 47sec. Of LI.OOO in the otalisators, L4B was on Little Shamrock. Dividends: Inside, L2l 9s; outside, Ll4

18s Gd. A protest against Little Shamrock on the ground of a cross was dismissed • WINTER TROTTING HANDICAP, cf COsovs; second hone 10 80V9, third horse 6 sots from the stakes. Two miles. Mr M. M'Laren's b m Banshee, 4 yrs. 45aeo (Owner) 1 Mr J. Poole's r m Milton's Daisy, aged, 45seo (Owner) 2 Mr 3 Grant's oh g Dexter, aged, SSseo (Robertson) 8 Mr H. J. Smcrdon's b m Anneau d'Or, aged, sci at oh .. .. .. .. (Jonee) 0 Mr G. W. Henshall's b m Frolicsome, asred, 12<jeo (iTLauchlau) 0 Mr J. Howard's, jun. g m Folly, aged, 20aeo (Owner) 0 Mr J. Melrose's br m Evangeline, aged, 27sec (Melrose, jun.) 0 Mr W. M'Kswan'a r m Rose, aged, 80ieo (Owner) 0 Mr J. Black's eg Silver Bell, aged, 80seo (M'Mullen) 0 Mr J. hj f.vre'srmLucy, agcd,3s3ec (\. M'Koy) 0 Mr R. Bown'n bin Jane, aged, Bfneo . (G. Smith) 0 Mr J. M'Kewan's n m Antriir, aged, 85seo (Owner) 0 Mr J. PaUley'd br hj Crowhurst'a Spot, 6 yrs, 85sen (J. Cotton) 0 Mji C. W. Henshall's br m Emily, aytd, 40.jec (T. Cotton) 0 Mr E Coulan'a b g Silver Prince, typi, 40« ec (G-ant) 0 Mr A. Jcnci ns ghj Taiaroa, agod, 4»scc (Smerdon) 0 Mr P. Mngee'c tig Ranger, 6 yra, 4u;ec (Owner) 0 Mr J. Dunne's gin Sandfly, ngoii, tftst'C (Latiroci) 0 Mr A. Potter'a blk m Blackbird, 6 yra, SO.'ec (Pdislej) 0 Betting : 3 to 1 against Silver Prince re'j Dexter. I

Won in hollow fashion by nearly 100 yards, with Dexter a bad third. Time, Omin sser, Of L5lB in the totalisator sL22 was on Banshee,. Dividends : Inside, L 26 9s ; outside, Ll4 17s.

ST. CLAIR WELTER HANDICAP, o! 85 sovs; second hows 10 sovs from tha stakes. The winner of the Provincial Handicap to oany 71b extra. Seven (utlongg Mr H. Goodman's ch m Moss Roae, 4 yrs, 9at 121b (Price) 1 Hon. G. Milan's br c Si'. Jamc?, 3 yrs, 9jt (Ch :pmn) 2 Mr G. H. Clifford's oh m Golden Creßt, 4 yrs, Oit 3"ib _..__.. .. (M'Grath) 3

Mrsva M. and C. Hobbs's b g Quibble, aged, 9atslb .. .. .. .. (M'Donald) 0

Mr T. Kearnev's b hj Torrent, 5 ys, Bst 121b (Owner) 0 Mr C. O'Connor's b hj Louis, 4 yrs, Bst 71b (Derrit!) 0 Mr A. Anderson's b c Dispute, 3 yrs, Bst 71b (Sharp) 0 Mr S. Alexander's ch g Doub.ful, need. Sst3lb (/>eson) 0 Mr J. Christie's br 1 Cinnabar, 4 yrs, Bst (M'Morran) 0 Mr A. L. Popham's b c Aloldous, 3 yrs, Sst (Brown 0

Betting: f> to 2 Golden Crest, 7 to 2 Moss Rose, 5 to 1 any other, A very bad start gave Moss Rose a b'g advantage, while Alcinous was left a long way behind, with the rest of the field spread out between theae horses in straggling order. Moss Rose, as a matter of fact, led from start to finish, although Louis was at her heels for a good distance, while St. James came with a great rush towards the finish. Mr M'Lean's horse wou'd probably have won if he had got off well, but, as it was, could do no more than make a good second. Golden Crest was third, a bare nose in front of Dispute. Time, lmin 32Jtsec. Of LI ,040 in the totalisators, LI 55 was on Moss Rose. Dividends: Inside, L 5 16s Cd ; outside, L 7 3s 6d.

SCURRY STAKE 3, of 15 sots ; open to all horsrs. Weights, 7st. The winner of the Post Stakes on the first day to oarry 14<b extra. Four f uri.onßs. Ishmael .. .. .. ..1 AUnn& .. •. -2 Black Jack.. .. .. ..3 Thirteen ran. Dividend : LI 6 14s.

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 7916, 25 May 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Issue 7916, 25 May 1889

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