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FATALITIES., Issue 8021, 25 September 1889
FEILDING, September 23,
Edward Slattery, of Pulmerst on North, who was injured while bushfelling, died today. He leaves a wife and family.
A.J.C. SPRING MEETING
fßr Ei.eotrt.o Telegraph.— Copyright.]
IPait Press Assooaiio.v.l
SYDNEY, September 24,
(Received September 21,1559, at 10 p.m.)
The weather was gloomy and threatening for the second day's racing at the A.J.C. spring meeting, but the course was in good order. About persons were present, including the Governor and suite. The proramme opened with the SHORTS HANDICAP, of 200 bovo. Six furlongs. Mr J. Clmmbera'a b m May yueon, 4vrs, 7st 91b .. 1 Clarence, list. 0:b .. .. ..2 Paddy, Sat 121b 3
Fifteen others ran. There waß a good start. May Queen came in ahead of the rest by a length. Time, lmin lO^sec.
GRAND STAND PLATE, of 400 nova. One mile. Mr J. Baronctti'a bhj Retort, 4 yrs, 7et 101b .. 1 Joel:, 7st 71b 2 Amiua, Amiua, 7st 61b ™ .. ~8
Fifteen started. Won by a length. Time, lmin 47sec.
SPRING MAIDEN STAKES, of 200 sovs. One mile and n-quarter.
Mr S. Gardiner's br o Loyal Stone, by Precious Stone—T.oyal Peeress Mr J. H. Want's brc Knight Templar .. Mr T. Lamond's br c Sydney
Eight started. Won easily. Time, 2min 25sec. METROPOLITAN STAKES, of 1,000 eova ; eecond, 200 sovs; third, 100 tore. Two miles. Hon. J. White's ch hj Abercorn, 9st 71b .. (Hales) 1 Mr W. Gannon's bhj Arsenal, Oat 21b .. (Norton) 2 Mr W. Gaunon'sbh Wyeoinbo, 7st 101b .. (Ellis) 3
Manton (9) was scratched. The other starters were Keith (8.2), Lyndhurst (7.8), West Lynne (7.4), Kitawa (7.2), Ellerdalo (G. 13, including 51b penalty), Monte Christo (6.12), Lockaley (C.B), Bluenose (6,6), The Tyler (6.4), Tartar (6.4), Rosicrucian (6). The betting at tbo post was 3 to 1 against Abercorn, 4 to 1 Ellerdale, 9 to 2 Wycombe, 7 to 1 The Tyler, 12 to 1 Bluenose, 15 to 1 Locksley, 20 to 1 the others.
Leichardt was the first to show in front when the Hag dropped, closely attended by Kitawa, who went to the front at the fivefurlong post. After half a mile bad been traversed Kitawa was leading by a length, Ellerdale a dozen lengths avray from Leichardt, followed by The Tyler, Wycombe, and others, Rosicrucian last. Passing tho stand for the first time Kitawa's lead had been reduced to half a length, and ten lengths away from the first two horses came Ellerdale, Abercorn, Bluenose, Wycombe, and Arsenal. Rounding the mile post Ellerdale began reducing the gap, and Leichardt fell back beaten. But after going another furlong Ellerdale was also disposed of. Kitawa then remained with the lead, and held it for half a mile, when Wycombe and Abercorn both started in earnest to catch him. At the borne turn Abercorn made his supreme effort, caught the leader, and won aa he liked, with two lengths to spare. Arsenal came very fast at the end and beat Wycombe for second place by half a length. Then followed Ellerdale, The Tyl«?r, Leichardt, Bluenoße, Lockaley, Rosicrucian, Tartar, Monte Christo, Lyndhurst, Kitawa, and West Lynne in the order named. Time, 3min 355 sec.
THK OAKS, of 309 govs. One mile and a-half. Hon. J. White's ch f Spice, by Chester—Cinnamon 1 Mr Lamondjns b f Pretty Kat3 .. .. ..2
These were the only starters. Kate led to the back of the course, when Spice assumed the lead. Kate made an unavailing effort to catch her in the straight, but Spice came in first by a length and a-half. Time, 3 min.
SQUATTERS' HANDICAP, of 500 sovs. One mile and a-quarter.
Mikado, 7«t .. .. .. ~1 Sorclh, 7tt . .. .. „ a Loyalist, 7at 01b 3 A good race. Won by a length. Time, 2min 14isec.
The following weights have been declared for the Palmerston and Shag Valley Jockey Club's meeting :
President's Handicap. Quibble 9.5, LeTompsS.s, Soocliff 7 7, Civis 7.7, Allana 7.6, Prima Djnna 7.8, Mizpah 7. Tkot. Pirate scratch, livangoline ISseo, Rose 17si.c, Lord Onslow 369 ec, Milton's Diiny 35? Ec, Nitfger 45seo, Topsail sf>aec, Dusky 603e0, K»te6osec, Meph OSsec. NovBL.-Sklp Jaok 8.10, Wild Deer 85, Stable Jacket 7.10, Vaniriiard IX Spring Handicap.—Quibble 9.6, Le Tempa 8.7, Allana 7.10, Seaeliff 7.9, Skip Jank 7.8, Prima Donni 7.6, Patrick 7.6, Mizpah 7.8, Carina 6.10, Rothamjtoad 0.5. Dibtbict Hasdicap.—Bard 9.7, Bajah 89, Skip Jack 8.4, Pnilippa 8.2, Wild Oeer 8, Kino 7.10, Secrecy 7.7, Redoubt 7, Admiral 6.10, Vortex 6.6.
The following is the result of the first draw for the football tournament on Saturday next at the Carisbiook Grouad, in aid of the hospital funds:—Zingari-Richmond v. University, Pirates v. Pacific, Alhambra v. Dunedin, Caversham v. Union, Kaikorai v. High School. The matches will be played in the above order, commencing at 2.15 p.m. There will be seven men a-side, and short spells will be played. Tho acceptances for the Geraldine Cup are Ruby, Quibble, Erin-go-bragh, and Little Shamrock. "Our Own" at Christchurch wires:— "Messrs Pyne and Co., auctioneers, announce the sale of Merrie England for 1,000 guineas to Mr Vernon Musgrove. Mr Musgrove is a partner of Mr Randall, of Dunsandcl, and is the head of the syndicate that purchased Merrie England. Tho horse will remain in Mr H. LuDn's charge." Libeau, erstwhile of Akaroa, competed at Birmingham on August 5 in the mile professional safety bicycle handicap and managed to gtt fourth. P. W. Allard winning a yard in front of Lee, T. English being third. Time, 2min 54 3-ssec.
FATALITIES., Issue 8021, 25 September 1889
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