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The nominations for the North Canterbury Cup, of 125 sovb, one and a-half miles, are:—St. Malo, Enchanter, Wakatipu, Repose, Catamount, Rosebud, Lorraine, and Sjotß Grey. Chicago, Whakawai, Yeoman, and The Charmer are doing excellent work at Sandringbam. Chicago and The Charmer promise to be specially dangerous for the Caulfield Cup. Carrington is the best Caulfield Guineas and V.R.C. Derby colt working at Flemington, where Merriment has arrived. There was a good attendance at the Palace Rink last evening, when the heats of the three-mile skating race were deoided. In the first heat Batchelor (1 lap) had a hard tussle with |Williden (£ lap), but eventually came in an easy winner, Williden leaving the track, The second heat was won by D. Macgregor (2J laps), who was pushed hard by Smith (scratch) and Dohig (3£ laps), The third heat was won by T. Macgregor (2 laps), Jones (scratch) and Eager (1 lap) making a good show for first place until they collided and lost considerable ground. The times were fairly good. The final heat takes place on Saturday evening. FLEMINGTON TRAINING NOTES. [By Emjotbio Tklkoraph.—Copyright.] [Per Pbess Association, | MELBOURNE, October 3. (Received October S, 1880, at 1.50 p.m.) At Flemington this morning Montalto put in good work, and Carrington did a strong mile and a-half. Copenhagen and Richelieu were also sent the Derby- distance, acquitting themselves well; Carbine did a rattling gallop of over fifteen furlongs, finishing the last mile in lmin Msec. Merriment is in splendid condition; Oakleigh remains first favorite for the Caulfield Cup, and is in great demand.

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 8028, 3 October 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Evening Star, Issue 8028, 3 October 1889