The handicap for the Ashburton Cup, one mile and a-half, is as follows Lorraine, Bst 71b; St. Malo, Sat 31b; Erin-go-Bragh, 7st 121b ; Quibble, 7st 101b; Little Shamrock, 7st 101b ; Rosebud, Gat 101b. The cycling season was opened this afternoon, when a large number of riders of bicycles, Safeties, and tricycles assembled at the Octagon, A procession was formed, and the members of the club proceeded through the principal streets of the town. AUSTRALIAN SPORTING. (By Electric Telegraph .—Copyright. 1 [Per Press Association. 1 MELBOURNE, October 5. (Received October 5, 1889, at noon.) Bravo has advanced to 100 to 6 for the Caulfield Cup. Daniel is scratched for the Melbourne Cup and Vera for the Caulfield Cup. Abercorn, Rudolph, Singapore, Dreadnought, Utter, and Prelude have arrived at Flemington. They have evidently all undergone a very strong preparation for the coming meeting. [Utter is by MartiniHenry—Uralla and Prelude by MartiniHenry—Phillina. Both are two-year-olds in the Kirkham stable.—El). E.S.] Carbine did a good gallop of a mile and a half this morning.
Permanent link to this item
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 8030, 5 October 1889