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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 8033, 9 October 1889
At Flemington yesterday Carbine did a fast mile gallop in Imin 52sec. Carrington, who should run well up in the Caulfield Guineas, took only half a second longer over the same distance. On the Caulfield track Dunkeld was sent a mile and p-half, doing it much quicker than Moorbank. Benzon did a mile and five furlongs in capital stylo. Meteor did a bad gallop. The C. J.C. Committee have endorsed the disqualification of Escapade, the owner Mr Panetti, and the jockey Stratford, imposed by the V.R.C. The Exhibition Regatta Committee held a meeting lust night. It was reported that satisfactory progress was being made with the arrangements, and that the Working Men’s Rowing Club, of Balmain (Sydney), will send a crew to compete in the champion four-oared inriggocl race for all comers. At the Sydney Driving Park Club’s meeting Mr A. J. Keith’s Daisy (25 secs behind scratch) won the Handicap Trot in smin 48 l-ssec. Irlthe Pony Selling RaceEvawas beaten for firstplaceby alength,and|theowner demanded an inquiry, which resulted in the nominator (R. C. Coles) being disqualified for life, and the rider (Hayes) being ordered to stand down'for twelve months. The Victorian Bowlers’ Association have arranged to send a team of sixteen men over to take part in the bowling tourney to be held in Dunedin in January. At the Sydney settling over meeting it was reported that one “ plunger” on the Steeplechase was anxiously inquired after for liabilities of over LI ,000. There was some brisk wagering. For the Caulfield Cup, Scottish Chief, Moorbank, Dunkeld, The Charmer, Meteor, Manton, Bravo, and Oakleigh were each backed to win small amounts, the prices ranging from 14 to 20 to 1 ; 1,000 to 80 was offered on the field. No big wagers were booked about the Melbourne Cup, but Carbine and Singapore were pronounced favorites, 10 to 1 being accepted about Carbine, and 12 to 1 about Singapore and Silverton. 1,000 to 45 was taken twice about Cardigan. A good many doubles were booked for the Derby and Melbourne Cup, 1,000 to 40 being accepted in some instances with Dreadnought, while the prices for other selections ranged from 1,000 to 5 to 20. Several doubles were booked for the two Cups at 1,000 to 2 to 5. One of the newest marvels at the Neuilly Fair, France, recently was a “champion female wrestler,” named Jeanne Du Rosay, who performed in the amateur circus of M. Mclier. She was pitted against a brawny male athlete belonging to the troup of a showman named Marseille, and gave her antagonist enough to do. For eighteen minutes Jeanne wriggled about like an eel, defying every attempt of the athlete to throw her, and putting him almost out of breath. Eventually the unedifying spectacle was terminated by the fall of the champion female. The athlete stepped forward to explain to Mendam.es el Messieurs that he had never had to deal with an opponent so strong and agile. Of course the Hon. James White was far and away the largest winner at the A. J.C. meeting. His cheque was L 5,345 out of a total of L 13.012; Mr Royd coming next with L 1,112, and Mr Johns third with L 775. Mr P. Butler received L2OO. “Jubilee Juggins” relates in his recently published book that, on one occasion when Ormonde (the Duke of Westminster’s champion) was engaged in a race against no less celebrities than Bendigo and Minting, he betted L 20.000 to L 16.000 on the firstmentioned and won. The Committee of the Dunedin Amateur Athletic Club met last evening, when Mr James Howlison was appointed hon. secretary. A petition that had been signed for the purpose of urging the New Zealand Association to include a 220 yds race in the programme was presented, and it was decided to forward it to Christchurch, with a recommendation that the request be acceded to.
THE CAULFIELD AND FLEMINGTON MEETINGS. [By Electric Telegraph.—Copyright.] [Per Press Association.] MELBOURNE, October 9. (Received October 9, 1889. at 12.80 p.m.) Bravo remains favorite for the Caulfield Cup, and 100 to 14 is now the best price against him ; 100 to 8 is on offer against either The Charmer or Dunkeld. It is pretty certain that Mick O’Brien will have the mount on Bravo. For the V.R.C. Derby G to 4 is still offered against Dreadnought. Boz did a splendid gallop at Flemington this morning, covering eleven furlongs in 2min 33isee, NAPIER PARK RACES, The following events were decided late yesterday:— PARK STAKES HANDICAP, of 75 bovs. One mile and a-qaarter, Mr S. H. Collin's b hj Tirailleur, 3 yrs, Bst 71b (Reevoe) 1 Mr 0. Hunter’s blk m Whisper, 5 Mr J. D. Ormond’s oh f Tit, 3 yrs, Git .. (Lawton) 3 Tongariro (8.5), Renata (7.11), Kotuku (7.0), Thyme (6.9) also started. Whisper and Tirailleur were in front when the flag dropped, while Renata was slow in getting away. When they had fairly settled into their stride Whisper was in command half a length in advance of Tongariro, Tirailleur on the inside running next, and the others bunched together. At the hill bend Tirailleur ran into first place, and Whisper also passed Tongariro and joined Tirailleur. Renata by this time had retired into last position. When well into the straight the whip was drawn out to Whisper and he got to Tirailleur’s neck, but one touch of the whalebone sent the colt away again, and he won by a length and a-half. Tit was third on suffrance, Tongariro fourth, Thyme fifth, Kotuku sixth, and Renata last. Time, 2min 18sec. Dividends, L2 12s and L2 2s.
HANDICAP PONY RACE, of 25 sova. Grace (late Boadicei), 7st 121b .. •• •• ; Kaipsi, 9st 91b New Chum, 6jt 81b 6 Won by half a length. Time, Imin 62eeo. Dividends, L2 7s and L2 IS*. SAPLING STAKES HANDICAP, of 60 soys ; second horte to receive 10 eove from the stake, lour Captain Russell's oh I Arondel, 6st Bib (Donovan) X Mr J. Martin’s b f Dreamland, SstlOlb .. ..2 Mr S. H. Gollan’s b I Pearl Powder, Bst 41b .. 8 Dryad (8.0), Sleep (7.6), St. Moore (6.5) also started. All the way dowt> the straight the whips were plied, and a very pretty finish resulted in Arondel getting home first by a neck from Dreamland, who beat Pearl Powder by a neck for second place. Dryad was fourth, just behind Pearl Powder. Time, 55 4-ssec. Dividends, L 29 8s and LU 13s. The Handicap Hack Race, of 40sovs, was won by Rakehau. Dividends, L 8 13s and L 7 13s. RAILWAY HANDICAP, ol 100 sovs. Six lurloDgs. Mr J Paul’s b c Boulanger, 3 yrs, 6ot Blb (Collelo) 1 Mr O. Hunter’s blk m Whisper. 5 yrs, 9st lib .. i Mr J. P. Belcher’s b g Tong >riro, 6 yrs, let Bib .. 6 Lady Florin (8,4), Pretender (8.3), Cyclone (8 3), Strephon (8.0), Man Friday (8.12). Dauphine(6.7). Water Baby (6.5) also started. Entering the straight Boulanger wasi n the lead, and although Clifford on Whisper tried all he knew, he had to play second fiddle to the light weight, who won by a length, Tongariro a good third, lime, Imin 19sec. Dividends, Lll and L 8 18s. The amount put through the machines was L 3,870..
Second Day.—Wednesday. HURDLE RACE. Waterfall, list .. ~ (Poll) 1 Denbigh, list 71b .. .. (Ellingham) 2 Ariel, Ost 71b .. .. (Aowe) 3 A splendid race, the little mare leading up to the last hurdle. Time, 3min 38 1 ssec. Dividends, LI 14s and LI 18s. LADIES’ PURSE. One mile and a half. Bokeborc, list 101b.. .. (Newell) 1 Akafea, list 01b ~ .. (Ellis) 2 Marshal Ney, lOst .. . (Hislop) 3 The winner was never headed, and eamo homo an easy winner by three lengths Time, 2min 51 2-ssec. Dividends, L2 11s and L 3 2s. RACING CLUB HANDICAP, of 120 sovs. One mi'o and a distance. Lady Florin, 7st 71b .. .. (Page) 1 Thyme, Ost 61b .. .. (Donovan) 2 Kotuku, 7st _ .. .. (Shaw) 3 Won very easily. Before the field had gone a hundred yards Whisper fell and brought down Tongariro. Clifford is badly hurt, but Collelo has recovered consciousness. Dividends, L 9 3s and L 7 16s. Time, 2min 24Jsec. Later. Collelo had a rib broken, while Clifford complains of his back, but his spine is uninjured. It was Tongariro who fell first. PONY RACE. Kaipai .. •• •• J New Chum .. • • • • • • “ Grange .. •• “ Dividends, L2 3s and L2 S*. Time, Imin 23 4-ssec. JUVENILE HANDICAP. Dreamland, Bst 101b .. .. ■■ 1 Legacy, 7st7lb.. .. .. •• 2 Arundel, 7st 71b •. •• 3 Dividends, L2 9s and L2 13s.
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 8033, 9 October 1889
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