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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

NAPIER RACES.

The weather to-day is beautiful and the attendance large, there being a holiday. Results : TRIAL HANDICAP. Once round. Ur Ropeha’s blk m Thyme, 6st Sib .. 1 Mr Goilan’s b g Melrose, Sat 61b .. .. 2 Ur Paul’s blk hj Boulanger, Tat 21b .. .. S

Won by a nose. Time, Imin 57sec. Dividend, Ll4 Bs. SECOND HURDLES. One mile and three-quarters. Mr Uunn’s Waterfall, lOst 61b .. ..1 Mr Elllngham’s Chemist, 13st 41b .. 2 Mr Rollo’s Turakutai, But .. .. 3 A good race between the first two. Dividend, L2 13s. SPRING HANDICAP, of 250 eovs. One mile and a

halL Mr Gollm’s Tirailleur, by Musket Florence U’Carthv, 3 yrs, Tst 01b Mr Paul’s Tomrariro, 6 yrs, Sst .. MrStead’s Scots Grey, 8 yrs, Bst..

Renata and Cyclone cut out the running, with Tongariro third and Tirailleur fourth. They kept that order until at the back of the coarse, when Cyclone had a ten-lengths’ lead. They then all closed up, and Cyclone dropped back. Tirailleur then ran up and the race was all over, the colt winning easily by two lengths. Time, 2min 48 2-ssec. Dividend, L2 7s. MELBOURNE BETTING. fßv Elkotbio Telegraph—Copvbioht. J [Pkk Press Association.] MELBOURNE, October 1. (Received October 1,1889, at 12.30 p.m.) One thousand to 90 has been taken three times over about Carbine for the Melbourne Cap, and 1,000 to 100 is now the best offer about him. Antjeus has been backed at 100 to 7, and there is a disposition to support Pakeha for the same event at 100 to 4, Oakleigh has been backed to win the Caulfield Cup at 1,000 to 65. One thousand to 70 is offered about anything.

Here are a few statistics compiled from the ‘V.R.C. Calendar’ and other sources. Out of 110 bookmakers registered to bet in the Paddock, 52 are Jews, 13 Irish, 1 Italian, 2 Germans, and the balance of colonial, English, and Scotch extraction. Eighty odd bookmakers are licensed to bet on the Hill. Of this total only 18 are Hebrews, 21 are Irish, and the balance colonials, English, Scotch, German, and “pedigree unknown,” It is expected that several Auckland gig crews will compete for the principal race at the Dunedin Exhibition carnival.

The management of the Exhibition Amateur Athletic championship meeting intend doing their utmost to discover for themselves the performances of each competitor, as they expect that a number of “ bogus ” amateurs will try to secure some of the large prizes. The following are the handicaps for the three-mile skating race at the Palace Rink to-morrow evening;— First heat—Williden i lap, Batchelor 1 lap, Greer lap, Nero 4J laps. Second heat—Smith scratch, D. Macgregor 2J laps, Dohig 3| laps, Sheeran 3$ laps. Third heat—Jones scratch, Eager 1 lap, T. Macgregor 2 laps, Coulter 21j laps.

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 8026, 1 October 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Evening Star, Issue 8026, 1 October 1889

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