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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

The two principal handicaps at tlm K urow races were won by Quibble. During the Consolation race Murat fell, severely injuring his jockey' (Hobbs). A Christchurch telegram states that the new Brighton Racing Club have received a reply from the Colonial Secretary paying that a permit for the use of the totalisator at the trotting meeting on the 12th inst, will be granted. On the strength, oi a reported phenomenal gallop yesterday, an attempt is'being made to force Moorbank into prominence for the Caulfield Cup, fbr which the New Zealand colt Dunkeld has been legitimately backed down’to 100 to 6, Chetwynd’is said to be Under a cloud. " Plenty, Loyalist, and Loyal Stone have arrived at Flemington.*! ; ' • Edward Hanlan seems loth to leave the aquatic arena, and, in view of the approaching contest for L'iOO between NeH Mattersoa (Searle’s trainer) and George-Bubear, has intimated that ho would- go to England and take part in a sweepstake of LSOO with -the English and Australian scullers. -- The race between Matterson and -Bubear takes place on the Thames championship course on the 14th inst. -

: The Dunedin Cycling Club open ■ the season to-morrow at 3 p.m. with a parade of wheelmen from the' club room, Octagon, to. Dnndas street via George street, [and South td the Oval via Great King, George, and Princes Streets. All cyclists lire invited to take part in the procession. Although two matches—one with O’Connor for LSOO, and another with Oaudaur for LI,OOO a side—have been offered Searle if he proceeds to America, the Australian has declined to accede to the wishes of s the Americans. After Matterson’s race with Bnbear Searle will stay for a short time in England, dhring which'period a standing challenge will be issued, and should no one accept He will return to Australia. 1

CAULFIELD CUP BETTING. ;

(By Electric Telegraph—Cofshiohs. ) (Per Pbess Association. J

SYDNEY, October 4. (Received October‘4, 1889, «t 12.80 p.m.) Owing to the J ewlsh holidays 'the betting market is slack j ast now. The Charmer has advanced for the Caulfield Cup to 100’s to 6. Power will have the mount, notwithstanding that he has been backed for thousands, Manton is still at 100 to 4. : Torpedo has been scratched for the Caulfield Cup. _ ■

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 8029, 4 October 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Issue 8029, 4 October 1889

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