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At Auckland to-morrow a fifteen will play I against fifteen of those who went South. The latter are, however, minus'three of their strongest men, and their places are filled by others w'no did not go South. The " home " team call themselves " Canterbury." Corunna, Claude, and Fabulous have been soratohed for the Caulfield Cup. It is probable that the pen has also been put through their names for the V.R.C. meeting, for the Hon. Mr Mitchelson a fortnight ago decided to write to the other side withdrawing his horses from all their Victorian engagements. A meeting of residents of the Kaikorai was held in the Roslyn Council Chambers last evening, for the purpose of considering the advisability of securing a recreation ground for the district. Mr R. Chisholm occupied the chair, and he and several other speakers referred to the necessity of steps being taken in the direction indicated. Several suitable sites were brought under the notice of the meeting, and a committee was appointed for the purpose of considering the question fully and reporting thereon. It was resolved, in the event of a suitable ground being procurable at a satisfactory price, to form a company for the purpose of acquiring the same.


|Frojj Our Own Correspondent.]

NAPIER, September 27.

The Jockey Club's course is very heavy, and the rain that his fallen during the last ten days has very seriously interfered with training. No horpe has done so much work as Tirailleur, and he must be very daDgerous in the Guineas, Whisper and Scots Grey wore slipped yesterday afternoon on the quiet, The oolt, with Clifford up, had two stone the worst of the weights, and at parts had to canter, but the mare had all the best of the trial, and could have come away from him at any time.

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 8023, 27 September 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Issue 8023, 27 September 1889

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