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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

GRAND NATIONAL MERTINC. The following events took placo at the Christchurch gathering y asterday after our report left : MAIDEN STKEPLKCHASK, of 100 sovs; second horsn 10 bovb, th'rd liorsu 5 sovs. Mr H. O. Potts's Squib, hy Anteros, outof Rocket's dam, (i yrs, 12at Ulb .. .. ..(Owuoj) 1 Torrent, 6 yts, list 2lb .. .. ..2 Montea|i!o, 12jt 31b .. .. .. ..3 Playboy (12.3) and The Mount (12.3) also started. Squib led all the way, and won by two lengths. Time, smin lGsec Dividends : Inside, L 7 8s; outside, LC 6s. TALLY-HO HANDICAP, of 125 savs ; second horse 20 sovs, third 10 sovs. Two miles and a-lulf. This race proved a fiasco. From ten nominations only two accepted—lrish King (12.7 V and Orangeman (11.0). Both ran one mile, but at Cutts's baulked, aud in threequarters of an hour both failed to negotiate the sod wall. The stewards went out to make arrangements, as there is no rule declaring the race void, and ultimately gave both horses 25 sovs to withdraw. The totalisitor money was returned. SELLING STEEPLECHASE, of 50 sovs. Presto, 12.3 .. .. (Shcchau) 1 Panic, 12.3 .. .. (Ellingham) 2 Bicholor, 11.3 .. .. (Pell) 3 Reuben (11.C) also ran. The race lay between the first two. Panic was outpaced iu the run home. Time, Cmiu 12sec. Dividends : Inside, L 3 5a ; outside, L 3 15a Od. RACING IN ENGLAND. LIVERPOOL JULY. rßy Electric Telsouai'h.— Copyright.] [Pwit Pkkss Association.l LONDON, July 25. The following is the result of the principal stake run at this meeting on Wednesday : LIVERPOOL CUP, of 1,500 sovs, by sutisoription of -5 iruim U? each. One mile and u-half. Mr W. J. Legh's tj c VcrasKy, by lYiaJoui— Varnish .. .. .. .. .. 1 Mr E. Ilird'3 bhj Peeler, by Cffiruleus—Ma Chcre 2 Mr .1. K Savi'.le's bhj llinginistcr, by First King— Yard ley 3 Ginaron has been scratched for the Hawkesbury Grand Handicap. Apropos has been scratched for the Caulfield Cup.

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 7969, 26 July 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Evening Star, Issue 7969, 26 July 1889

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