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CHAMPION COURSING MEETING.

Owing to the scarcity of hares yesterday’s programme was drawn out till past five o’clock, two long delays taking place while the bares that had got away in the earlier rounds were driven round to be put through the ordeal a second and a third time. This was rather rough on puss, and in order to give them a show extra long slips were given them. The following courses were run after we went to press : MAIDEN STAKES. SECOND ROUND. Kaprolani beat Manton Forest Queen beat Britannia HarpendsD beat Kozelle Bonnie Girl beat Actress Ivanhoe beat Nimrod Mystery beat Flimby Hark Rustic heat Jeannle Deans Rotomahana boat Filing Spur Plymouth Rook teat Starlight The Bmtam boat Home Rule Presto beat Queen of tho West lona beat Hector. Kingask beat Stranger. Second Day. The weather was very boisterous to-day, but the attendance was good. The following were the results of the whole meeting:— CHAMPION STAKES. SECOND ROUND. Emin Boy beat Fugue Kiwi beat Dribbler Flora boat Sultan Newton beat Sea Keck. THIRD ROUND, Kiwi beat Emin Bry Flora a bye, Newton being drawn hate. FINAL ROUND. Mr J. Blooey's bd d Kiwi, by Sardius—Solitude, beat Mr W. Gardiner's f w b Flora, by Sam—Miss Cameron, and won tho stake. Fugue (3 to 2 on) was quicker than Emin Bey from the slips, but tho latter drew up to her in the run-up, and it was difficult to tell from the stand which dog gained tho turn. A rare give-and-take course ensued, both dogs working splendidly; but when the hare escaped the flag went up in favor of Emin Bey. Kiwi (2 to 1 on) led Dribbler all the way, and, working grandly, beat him pointless, Sultan (6 to 4 on) led Flora from slips; but the bitch gave him the go-by in the run up, and won all the way in a short course. Newton (2 to 1 on) led Sea Rock by a length, and, doing nearly all the work, won easily. Emin Bey (2 to 1 on) was led by Kiwi, who ran rings round him and beat him pointless. Flora got a bye, Newton being drawn lame. MAIDEN STAKES. TIIIBD BOUND. Kaprolani beat Forest Queen Harpcnden beat Bonnie Oirl Ivanhoe beat Mystery Rotomahana beat Dark Rustic The Bantam heat Plymouth Rock Presto beat lon t Kingask, a bye. FOURTH ROUND. Kaprolani beat Harpenden Rotonmhana beat Ivauboe The Bantam beat Kingask Presto, a hye. FIFTH ROUND, Kaprolani (3 to 2 asst) beat The Bantam. Presto (2 to 1 on) beat Rotomahant. FINAL ROUND. Messrs J. and W. Mills's t d Presto, by Bridegroom— Symphony (6 to 2 on), ho&t Mr J. Dlaneyfl Id hj Kaprolani, by Sardius-Solitude, and won tho stake. Kaprolani (2 to 1 on) led Forest Queen and scored rapidly, but tho non-favorite getting in Kaprolani stood off for a considerable time and caused her bankers some uneasiness, but she had a bit the beat of it when the hare escaped, Harpenden (2 to 1 on) nhowed Bonnie Girl the way to the hare, and doing nearly all the work won comfortably. Ivanhoe (2 to 1 on) ran clean away from Mystery, and never allowed her to get in during a good working round. Rotomahana (2 to 1 on) led Dark Rustic by three lengths, and olthough through stumbling, he let tho non-favorite in for a wrench or two he soon resumed possession and won with a kill. Plymouth Reek (2 to 1 on) led the Bantam from the slips, but the latter passed her in the run up, and turned three lengths in advance, winning a short course easily. lona (2 to 1 on) was led by Presto, who had a long way the best of a long trial, Kingask ran a bye, Harpenden (3 to 2 on) was led by Kaprolaui by a length, and the non-favorite ended a short course a winner with a brilliant Ivanhoe (5 to 4 on) and Rotomahana raced up to the hare together, but the former got the turn. A rare hustling course ensued, and the non-favorite had just won when the 8 Bantam (2 to 1 on) beat Kingask after a fair course. Presto ran a bye. ,SAPLING STAKES. Final Rounds. first STARS. Watermark (t to 2 on) beat Kintyro. SECOND STAKE. Kathleen (6 to 4 on) beat Lurline. THIRD B'I'ARB. Belvidere (2 to 1 on) beat Musket, FOURTH STARS. Lady Godiva (3 to 2 on) beat Sympathy.

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CHAMPION COURSING MEETING., Evening Star, Issue 7982, 10 August 1889

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CHAMPION COURSING MEETING. Evening Star, Issue 7982, 10 August 1889

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