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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

*. Aristocrat has been scratched for theMMerl r bourne Cup, At the Wollongong Police Court Edward Bezer was fined L2O, with L2 2s professional costs, or to be imprisoned for six months with hard labor, for welching on the racecourse on Juqe 1? last. From the evidence of Mr George Couch it appeared that defendant laid him Ll2 to L 6 that a horse named Lord Prix would not win tho Winter Handicap, He handed defendant L 6, and the horse afterwards won the race, He then went in search of defendant for the purpose of drawing the wager, but he had disappeared, and he saw nothing of him until he appeared under a warrant charged with fraudulently appropriating the money. The Magistrate spoke in condemnatory terms of the dishonest practice, and said he was determined to make an example of defendant,

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 7998, 29 August 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Evening Star, Issue 7998, 29 August 1889

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