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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

A.J.C. SPRING MEETING,

TBy Eleotrio Telegraph.—Copyright.] |Pkr Press Association.!

SYDNEY, September 26. The following are the results of to-day's racing:— SECOND HURDLE RACK, of 200 sovs. Two miles. Nellringcr, lint 111b .. .. 1 Kangaroo, Oat lllb .. .. ..2 Drilldroll, I'M 3 Twelve others started. Won easily. Time, 3min 54sec. CRAVK:} PLATE, of 600 sovs; second, 100 sove. One mile and a-<|uartor.

Hon. J. White's ch hj Abercorn, 5 yrs, flat 41b (llalen) 1 Mr 1". Butler's br c Manton, 9st .. (Harris) 2 Hon. J. White's ch g Sinecure, 7st 71b (Huxley) 3

Melos and Plenty were the only other starters. Manton and Sinecure jumped to the front at the start, and when fairly set going the latter took up the running. At the the mile post Mr White's colt was leading by eight lengths from Manton, and six furlongs from home had increased the distance to twelve lengths. Sinecure then began to tire, and the others caught him fast. At turn Abercorn disposed of the field and won easily by four lengths, Manton half a length in front of Sinecure. Time, 2min 11 sec. SUBURBAN HANDICAP, of 200 sovs. Seven furlongs. Rinedove, 7st .. .. .. I Bernardo, 9at 71b .. -. .. 2 Pugilist, 7st 41b 3 Eighteen started. Won by a length. Time, lmin 30sec. FOAL STAKES. Olio milo a quarter. Hon. ,1. White's br g Rudolph, by Martini-Henry— Rusk .. .. •• -• -- 1 Mr T. Lomond's br c Sydney .. .. .. 2 No others started. Won by two lengths hard held. Time, 2min WYCOMBE STAKES, of 350 sovs. One mile and and three-quarters. Hon. J. \\ hito'B Dreadnought, 7st 61b .. .. 1 The Tvler, 7st 21b 2 Hon. W. A. Long's Daniel, 7at 51b .. .. 8 These were the only starters. Won with the greatest ease. Time, 3min ljsec. SYDNEY HANDICAP, of 600 sovs. One mile and a half. Jack, 7st 91b .. .. -1 Novice, 7st 21h 2 Ellerdale, 7st 91b .. .. ..3

Twelve other starters. A great race to tho distance post, where Jack came away from the ruck and won by a length, Time, 2min

At the Geraldine races yesterday Tornado won the Maiden Hurdles, Murat the Alleged County Plate, Little Shamrock the Cup (with Erin-go-bragh second, and Quibble third ; dividend, L2 19s). The Three-mile Trot fell to Marengo, and the Welter to Alcinous, with Cymaro second, and Roadmetal third.

The first fixture for the next Australian Eleven will be at Lord Sheffield's park. A well-attended meetiDg was held in the Coffee Palace last night for the purpose of forming a Junior Cricket Club. After some discussion it was resolved to call this newiy formed club the Excelsior. The following office-bearers were elected :—Captain, F. Elliott; deputy-captain, W. Abbott; secretary and treasurer, A. Garden ; match committee, H. Vivian, W. Bentley, J. Miller, F. Elliott, and A. Garden. It was unanimously resolved to join the Cricketers' sociation.

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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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