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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

Rumors have been revived regarding the alleged change of ownership of the two-year-old colt Corunna, It is authoritatively stated, however, that au offer of L 2,500 for the colt, on behalf of an Australian buyer, has been refused.

EQMONT RACES

HAWERA, May 30,

The Egmont Steeplechase is being held to-day. The weather is fine, and there is a fair attendance. Results

MAIDEN STEEPLECHASE, Claries Won easily. Dividend, L2.

THE D.J.C. EXHIBITION RACE MEETING.

A fortnight ago we published the draft programme in connection with the Exhibition race meeting. The Committee have made several alterations, the most important of which are the shortening of the Cup distance by a furlong, the addition of a weight-for-age race, and the lengthening of the Jubilee Plate distance to six furlongs. As Anally passed, the programme is as follows : First Da?, HURDLE HANDICAP, of 160 sots ; second horse 25 end third 15 sovs from the stake. Tiro miles and a distance. MAIDEN PLATE, of 120 sovs; second horse 10sovs and third 6 sovs from the stake. One mile and a-quarter. NEW ZEALAND EXHIBITION CUP. of 1,600 sow. "Ith a sweepstake of 10 sovs each; second horse 300 sots and third 200 sots from the stake. One mile and tbree-quarteis. DUNEDIN STAKES, of 260 sots, with a sweepstake of 5 sovs each ; second horse 60 sots ana third 20 sovs from the stakes. For two-year-olds. Colts 87, geldings 84, fillies 8.2. Five furlongs. CARNIVAL HANDICAP, of 200 sovs, with a sweepstake of 8 sovs each; second horse 20 sovs and third 10 sovs from the stake. Penalties for winners. Six furlongs. SELLING RACE, of 100 sovs. One mile. SELLING TWO-YEAR-OLD RACK, of 123 sovs Four furlongs. COMMISSIONERS’ PURSE HANDICAP, of! 50 sovs, with a sweepstake of 2 sovs each; amount of sweep to go to the second horse. Winners extra. One mile. Second Day. TALLY-HO HANDICAP, of 160 sovs; second horse SO sovs and third 20 sovs from the stake. One mile and a-half. PRESIDENT’S HANDICAP, of 600 sovs, with a sweepstake ct 6 sovs each; secern! horse 100 sovs and third 60 sovs from the stake. One mile and a-half. CRITERION STAKES HANDICAP, of 160 sovs. with a sweepstake rf 3 sovs each; second horse2o sovs and third 10 sovs from the stake. For two-year-olt e. Five furlongs. ONSLOW PLATE, of 260 sovs, with a sweepstake of 5 sovs each ; second horse 60 sovs and third 20 sovs from the stake. Winner of Canterbury Cup or Derby to carry 71b extra; or of both, 101b extra. One mile and a-quarter. SPRING HANDICAP, of 160 sovs, with a sweepstake of 2 sovs each to go to the second horse. Winner of President’s Handicap 101b extra. One mile MUSSELBURGH PLATE, of ICO sovs. Weight for age. Five furlongs. TAHUNA PARK HIGH-WEIGHT HANDICAP, of 120 sovs, with a sweepstake of 2 save each to go to the second horse. Winner of President’s cr Spring Handicap 71b extra ; or of both, IOIb extra. Seven furlongs. POST STAKES, of 30 sovs. Six furlongs.

Third Day. PACIFIC HURDLE HANDICAP, of 150 sovs; second hone SO sovs and third 20 sovs from the stake. Two miles. ST. ANDREW’S HANDICAP, of 500 sovs, with a sweepstake of 5 sovs each; second horse 80 sovs and third 40 sovs from the stake. One mile and a-quarter. NOVEL HANDICAP, of 100 sovs. Six furlongs. JUUILEE PLATE, of 300 save, with a sweepstake of 6 sovs each; second horse 60 sovs and third 80 save from the stake. Weight for age, with penalties and allowances. Six furlongs. GRAND STAND HANDICAP, of 160 sovs, with a sweepstake of 2 sovs each to go to the second horse. Seven furlongs MAIDEN TWO-YEAR-OLD HANDICAP, of 120 sovs, with a sweepstake of 2 sovs each; second horse 20 sovs and third 10 sovs from the stake. Four furlongs. SCURRY STAKES, of 80 sovs. Five furlongs. CONSOLATION HANDICAP, of 100 sovs; second horse 20 sovs from the stake. One mile. The total added money is L 5.340,

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 7920, 30 May 1889

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