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SPORITNG INTELLIGENCE.

Pour more of the Hon, Mr White’s team —Sequel, Prelude, Utter, and Victor Hugo —were cxercising’at Flemington yesterday. Dreadnought is still favorite for the Derby, 2to 1 being wanted. Other quotations are: 4 to 1 against Singapore, 8 to 1 Dunkeld (off). Gift has been scratched for the Caulfield Cup.

PALMERSTON AND SHAG VALLEY JOCKEY CLUB. Tho following acceptances and general entries have been received for these races on Friday President's Handicap.— Quibble 0.5, Lo Temps 8.6, Civis 7.7, Alanna 7.5, Prima Donna 7.3. Maiden Pi.atk.— Redoubt 9.4, Seaoliff 9 4, Stable Jacket 9.1, Vanguard 9.1, Homo Rule 8.13, Scoreey 8 13. Lady Adelaide 8.13, Carina 7.0. Trot.— Pirate scratch. Rose 17SCO, Lord Onslow SSseo, Milton’s Daisy 35sec, Nigger 45seo, Topsail 55sec, Dusky OOsec, Kate 60soc, Meph 65seo. Nov nr. Race.— Skip Jack 8.10, Wild Deer 8 5, Stable Jacket 7.10, Vanguard 7.2. Bruise Handicap.— Quibble 9.6, Lo Temps 8.7, Alanna 7.10, Scaclifl 7.9, Skip Jack 7.8, Prima Donna 7.0, Patrick, 7.6, Carina 0.10. District Handicap.— Bard 9.7, Rajah 8.9, Skip Jack 8.4, Philippa 8.2, Kino 7.10, Redoubt 7, Vortex 6.5.

The Press Association agent at Wellington who attempted to interpret the code message from Sydney giving particulars of the last day of the A.J.C. meeting made a sad mess of it so far as the Steeplechase was concerned. Instead of the New Zealander, Peter Osbeck, being awarded the race—as was published in this colony—that hois 2 was disqualified, and Artist, that ran third, was placed second—the race itself being won by Don. Peter Osbeck was very injudiciously taken to the front a mile from home, and his rider drove him along instead of nursing him for a finish. Artist and The Artist were his attendants, and Marmion having fallen, and Artist coming to grief at the fence near the turn, the favorite was left with a twentylengths’ lead of Don; but Peter Osbeck had been ridden so determinedly that he was stopping to nothing; and Nolan, persevering with Don, reduced the gap at every stride, and getting on terms opposite the stand, beat the favorite cleverly. A protest was entered against Peter Osbeck for interfering with Artist during the race. _ After hearing the evidence the stewards disquali-

fied Peter Osbeck, and placed Artist second and The Artist third. Wallaby broke hia - back when he fell. Of the race for the Craven Plate, ; “Augur” says:—“Tho Craven Plate was considered a real good thing for Abercorn, : odds of 4 to 1 being laid on him, and he | never gave his supporters the slightest cause j for alarm, for ho came when he pleased, and won with ridiculous ease. Manton, who < was clean out of tho race at the half-mile j post, finished in a wonderful manner, and gained second honors. This was a good per- . formanco, and if he can be trained for the Melbourne Cup he will be one of the most dangerous horses in the great raco of the V.R.0.”

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SPORITNG INTELLIGENCE., Issue 8032, 8 October 1889

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SPORITNG INTELLIGENCE. Issue 8032, 8 October 1889

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