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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

Wolverine, Lorraine, St. James, Quibble, Wakatipu, Mikado, St. Malo, Sir Julius, Le Temps, and Little Shamrock have accented for the S.C.J.C. President’s Handicap. The opening of the athletic season in Christchurch was celebrated on Saturday by the Amateur Club with a three-mile amateur cross country race, for which 120 entries were received. Thirty went to the post, with the following result: —M. Suckling (145 sec), I ; G. Humphreys (llasec), 2 ; G. Phillip (lUosee), 3. It was an excellent race, won by a few yards in ISmin 5 3-saec, over thirty jumps of all sorts. Nineteen competitors finished the journey, which is conceded to be one of the best cross-country courses in Canterbury. The scratch man (Good) ran into a place.

THE HUNT CLUB RACES, The following entries and acceptances for the Hunt Club races, to be held next Friday and Saturday, were received on Saturday night:— HUNTERS’ STEEPLECHASE (Sfaiden), of 40 sovs. About two miles. etlb stlb Gaityowen .. 12 3 Cuddy .. .. 12 3 Bugler .. „12 3 Maxwe'.ton .. 12 3j Tramp .. 12 3 Tallica .. 11 8; Magnet .... 12 3 | KENSINGTON HANDICAP, of 70 sovs. One mile , and a-quarter. Wolverine .. .. 812 St. Malo .. .. 7 3 Occident .. .. 8 9 Le Temps .. .. 013 S'. Jamee .. ..8 2 Little Shamrock ..6 9 Quibble .. .. 711 Blizzard .. ..6 7 TALLY-HO HANDICAP, cf 105 sovs. About three miles. Daddy Longlegs .. 11 0 Givis _ .. 910 Louie .. .. 10 9 Maxwelton - .. 9 5 Waitangi .. —lO 7 Lewis .. .. 9 0 Mexico .. .. 10 0 SHORTS HANDICAP, of 50 sovs. Six furlongs. Mon Loup .. ..84 Dispute ~ .. 612 Apici Mol .. .. 8 2 Little Shamrock .. 612 Stonehenge .. 710 Allana .. ..67 St. Malo .. .. 7 7 Don Pedro.. .. 6 7 Crossbow .. ~7 5 Ptima Donna _ 6fi Le Temps .. ..7 2 Cinnabar .. .. 6 5 HANDICAP TIME TROT, of 45 bovs. Three miles. Frolicsome .. sc. Flora Temple .. 45feo Semolina - 12seo Milton’e Daisy .. 46sec Oliver .. .. 15sbj Violet .. .. 45sco Orion .. .. 20tec Tam o’Shanter .. fiOsec Rose .. .. 25seo Phantom .. SOseo Silver Bell .. 30seo Blackbird .. 55seo Antrim .. .. 32sec Topsail .. .. 65500 Pirate .. -. 35scc Clyde .. .. 55sec Jr.no .. .. 40seo Wild Flower .. 60see Banshee.. .. 40see Cottage Girl (pony) 70sec Billy .. .. 40seo PONY HANDICAP, of 15 sovs Five furlongs at lb st lb Stable Jacket ..10 10 Lady Jane.. .. 710 Johnny .. .. 912 Typhoon .. .. 7 7 Vunguird Chauc-j It .. ..9 0 Miss Rose .. ..7 0 Merry Bay .. ..85 Snip 67 Pinafore .. .. 8 0 Jilks.. .. ..0 5 Linda _ ..7 12 The Whipper ..6 0 Emily .. .. 7 10 From tho following Hats it will be seen that tho returns far exceed those of last year;— 18*8. 1880. Maiden Steeplechase .. .. ..." 7 Kensington Handicap .. .. ..5 8 Three-mile Tiot .. .. ..12 21 Tally-ho hteepleohase .. .. ..8 7 Shorts Handicap .. .. 7 12 Pony Race .. .. .. ..5 15 Totals 40 70

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 8007, 9 September 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Evening Star, Issue 8007, 9 September 1889

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