With regard to the Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup, a few donbles were booked, Dreadnought, Singapore, Richelieu, and Corunna being selected as likely candidates for the Caulfield Cup, and bracketed with Silverton, Singapore, Tradition, Whakawai, and Carbine for the Melbourne Cup. For the Melbourne Cup a wager of L 2,000 to LIOO about Tradition was accepted, and inquiries were made for Redleap at LI,OOO to L3O. The best offer, however, was LI,OOO to L4o.—‘ Argus,’ 30th ult. The Ten-mile Amateur Championship of England was run recently at the London Athletic Clnb’s Ground, and resulted in a win for S. Thomas in the splendid time of 51min 31§seo ; J. Kibblewhitc being second in Slmin 40 2-Ssec. The winner’s time is only 11 2-sseo behind the best on record, made by the champion, W. 6. George. The Ten-mile Championship of Scotland was won by A. Hannah in 58min 30 2-dsec. A Sydney cablegram says there are no additional acceptances from Melbourne for the Metropolitan Stakes.
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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 7978, 6 August 1889
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Evening Star, Issue 7978, 6 August 1889
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