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At the Egmont Steeplechase meeting yesterday tho Steeplechase, of 120 so vs, was won by Rossiter (9 9), with Orangeman (10.II) second. The dividend was L 9 15s. Oddfellow, the favorite, fell. Wanda won the Normanby Stakes, paying the handsome dividend of L 33125, The sum of LI;BG2 was passed through the totalisator. In connection with the Cromwell Trotting Club meeting last week, owing to the lateness of the hour the Consolation could not be run, and it was postponed until the following day. The police took it on themselves to warn the club that tho totalisator could not be used without special commission, and the race came off without the machine being opened. It certainly seems as if the police exceeded their duty. As is pointed out by the ‘ Cromwell Argus,’the right to use was granted for the whole of the programme approved, and not for tho day only. 'T A praotioe lacrosse match will be played at Tahuria Park to-morrow, play commencing at three o’clcek, COURSING. A private cablegram received in Auckland says that tho greyhound Sailor Boy, who was taken over to Melbourne for the Moonee Valley Cup, was put out in the first round yesterday. Sailor Boy won the Waterloo Cup here last year. THE NATIVE FOOTBALLERS. [3v Fi kOTEIO TELEGRAPH—COVTUIIIIT.J [Peb Press Association.] MELBOURNE, May 31. (Recei od May 31,1889, at 1 p.m.) Warhriok’s team, playing the Victorian rules, defeated South Melbourne (last year’s premiers) by six goals and six behinds to four goals and thirteen behinds,

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 7921, 31 May 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Issue 7921, 31 May 1889

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