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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

In the cricket match Yorkshire v. Derbyshire, tho former county won by 54 runs. Spotfbrth, playing for Derbyshire, took seven wicketß for 45 runs in tho first innings, and eight wickets for 3G runs in the second innings. In a single innings match, Nottingham v. Surrey, the former county won by 153 runs.

In the arbitration case before the jockey club, in referenco to the dispute between Sir Georgo Chetwynd and the Earl of Durham, the former stated that he was positive that tho alleged jockey ring never had any existence. Ho admitted purchasing somo horses of Charles Woods, the jockey, the prices to be contingent on the horses' winnings.

The Auckland Coursing Club's meeting was continued yesterday, but the supply of hares again proved inadequate The Oaks was, however, decided, and resulted in a victory for J. Otway's Muscatelle, by Market Day—Musk, C. C. Gordon's Spruce being the runner-up. The Committeo will, it is likely, divide tho Cnp and Derby stakes, as some of the dogs will probably bo sent to Dunedin for the Waterloo meeting. Silver Mark proves to have not been nominated for the Melbourne Cup, the name that was cabled ovor as his being really that of the Sydney horse St. Mark. When Silver Mark's name appeared in the list Mr Goodman surmised that he bad been entered by Harry Ycend, who when in Dunedin made an offer for the horse, and who might have had hopos of his offer being acceptod after ho left.

The most popular win at the Manchester Easter meeting was the Prince of Wales's victory in the Lancashire Steeplechase Handicap, of 1,000 aova, with a sweopstake of 25 sovs each added. His Highness's horse was Magic, and was ridden by A. Hall. Magic carried 10at 101b, and won handsomely in a fiold of thirteen good horses.

Plutarch is to accompany the Hon, J, White's Derby colts to England.

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 7932, 13 June 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Evening Star, Issue 7932, 13 June 1889

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