Dunkeld yesterday did a splendid mile and a quarter at Caulfield. Nine furlongs were covered in 2min Isec. Meteor did a good mile and a half, but pulled up lame. Benzon is doing good work at Caulfield, and promises to advance in the betting for the Melbourne Cup.
Silver Prince has been scratched for the Melbourne Cup. It has been arranged that Hearn and Stephenson shall row for the championship of this colony and LIOO a-side at Wellington on Febuary I. The Caulfield Stakes, of 500 sovs, which is the principal weight-for-age race at the Victoria Amateur Turf Club spring meeting, has secured a magnificent entry of twenty-one of the best horses in Australia. The candidates include Carbine, Oakleigh, Bravo, Dreadnought, Singapore, Chicago, Whakawai, Silverton, Tradition, DunkeJd, Richelieu, and Pakeha. The race is run tomorrow, the distance being one and a quarter miles. It will be noticed that Abercorn is not entered. Mentor won this race last year prior to winning the Melbourne Cup. PALMERSTON RACES. [By Our Special Reporter. 1 The spring race meeting of the Palmerston and Snag Valley Jockey Club was held to-day. Eight carriages formed the excursion train from town to day. There was a fair attendance of the settlers. The weather was fine, but a heavy wind was blowing all day.' The following are the results: — MAIDEN PLATE, o( 16 sovs. One mile and a quarter. Ur 0. Barnes ns br 1 Carina, 8 vrs, 7st 61b (W, Buddloombe) 1 Ur H. Sohlutcr’a b hj Seaoliff, 6 yrs, 9st lib (J. Gotten) 2 Ur W. J. Taggart’s oh m Home Rule, 5 yrs, Bst 13.b .. .. .. .. (Chapman) 3 Redoubt, Stable Jacket, Secrecy, and Lady Adelaide (Shaw’s) also ran. Seaclilf led for about a mile, when she was passed by Carina, who won in a canter. The winner is by Apremontout of a sister to Mokoia. L 192 was on the totalisator, LO7 being on the winner. Dividend, L 3. PRESIDENT’S HANDICAP, of 35 sovs; second horse 5 sovs. One mile and a-haif. Ur C. W. Henshall’e blk m Alanna, by Bundoors —Maid of Erin, S yrs, 7st Bib (W. Buddloombe) 1 Ur H. Gourley’s b g Civis, aged, 7st 71b (T. Buddloombe) 2 Only the two started. Civis was in trouble all the way, the mare winning by a length and a-half. Time, 2min 53aec. L 59 was on the totalisator, L 35 being on the winner. Dividend, LI 10s. TROTTING HANDICAP, of 20 sovs; second horse 5 sovs. Three miles. Ur T. Benson’s t g Lord Onslow, aged, SBsec (Owner) 1 Ur J. Jeff’s b g Pirate, aged, scratch (J. Taggart) 2 Ur M. Ragan’s blk g Dusky, aged, GOsec ..(Jones) 3 Rose, Milton’s Daisy, Nigger, Topsail, and Meph also started. Nigger was in the lead at half the distance, but broke. Pirate also broke. Onslow won by probably fifty yards. The winner’s time was 9min 42aec. L2BB was on the totalisator, Ll3 being on the winner. Dividend, Ll9 18s.
NOVEL HANDICAP, of 20 aove. One mile. Ur H. S. M'Kay’e b g Skip Jack, aged, Bst 101b
(Chapman) 1 Messrs M. anil J. Allan’s b g Vanguard, aged, 7st 2lb _ _.. .. .. .. (Gardner) 2
Mr W. M'Curdy’s blk g Stable Jacket, acred, 7at 101b .. .. .. .. (Ysung) 3
Vanguard was the quickest away and led to the home turn, when Skip Jack challenged him, and, coming away easily, won by half a length. Time, Imin 58Jsec. L 225 was on the totalisator, LI 31 being on the winner. Dividend, LI Ids. The winner was bought in ior LIS. It would have been a very pleasant meeting but for the wind, which during the afternoon increased to a howling gale, Mason and Roberts passed over L 750 through the totalisatora during the four races, ANTICIPATIONS AND THE BETTING MARKET. [By Electric Telegraph.—Copyright.] [Per Press Association,] MELBOURNE, October 11. (Received October 11,1889, at 12.10 p.m.) The following tips are published for the chief events at the Caulfield spring meeting to-morrow t For the Caulfield Stakes “Augur,” in the ‘Australasian,’ goes for Carbine, Dreadnought, Benzon, or Bravo; while “Asmodeus,” in the ‘Leader,’ tips Carbine, Singapore, or Dreidnmtght. Another tip is Boz, Carbine, and Dgwteld. vfor the Caulfield Guineas “ Augur ” fancies Singapore or Rudolph, Carrington, and Prince Consort; while “ Asmodeus ” picks Rudolph, Carrington, Prince Consort, or Adventuress. A third tip is Carrington, Rudolph, or Prince Consort. 6 to 4 is laid on Rudolph for the Guineas, and 5 to 4 against Dreadnought for the Derby.
THE MIDDLE PARK PLATE.
[By Electric Telegraph—Copyright.] [Per Press Association ]
LONDON, October 7. The following is the result of the race run at Newmarket on Wednesday for the
MIDDLE PARR PLATE, a sweepstakes of 80 sore each, with 500 sovs added. For two-year-olds. Colts Bst 101b, miles Bst 71b, with penalties. Six furlongs. 109 nominations. Chevalier E. Qinistrelli’s br t Signorlna, by 8(. Simon —Star of Portlol, 9st (Including 71b penalty) .. .. •• .. 1 Baron Do Rothschild's oh c Le Nord, by Tristan— La IJooe, Bat 101b .. .. « 2 Mr B W. Baird’s bo Ooldpn date, by Bend Or— Palisade, Bst 101b „ 8
The Duke of Portland’s crack filly Semolina (9st) was engaged in this race.
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