The Richmond Handicap, one of the cAief events at the V.A.T.C. meeting on Saturday week, was won by Epicurean (8.1), St. dSoha (8.3) and Dayatar (7.0) running a deadbeat for second place. Apropos and Swnmeil each carried 8.12, and among the- other starters was Tranter, 8.0. We acknowledge from Mr Sydney James a copy of the carefully-compiled book containing the Dunedin Jockey Club’s programmes for next season. Particulars as to the leading events have already been referred to in these columns* Carbine is first favorite ever the other side for the Melbourne Cupj.notwithsttp.dTng all his weight. His price is-100 to 5, while Cuirassier and Maxim come next at 100 to 4, with Tradition at 100 to 3. At Maryborough (Queensland) a worker of a totalisator, named C. J. Harris, has been charged with fraudulently changing the number on a totalisator ticket from 1 to 10. There wore two charges against Harris, who was committed for trial, A burglar recently broke into Mr A. Chirnside’s residence at Werriboe Park and stole a quantity of plate, including four silver racing cups, which he valued greatly. The burglar and his spoil were captured, bat not before three of the cups had been put through the melting process.
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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 7954, 9 July 1889
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Evening Star, Issue 7954, 9 July 1889
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