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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

. + , , , La Hose was entered for the Taieri Handicap and Flying Race, but her nomination reached the secretary's hands too late. It is stated that the Waiwera affords good sport to anglers, several large fish having been caught there since the commencement of the fishing season. The following horses are left in the Caulfield Cup (one mile and a-half), to be run at Caulfield on Saturday :

RICCARTON TRAINING NOTES. " Spectator," in yesterday's Christchurch • Press,' has the following:—" Yesterday morning was mild and inviting. By way of change I walked out to the course, arriving there too late to see Dudu, Cynisca, British Lion, and Alsace work, but their tasks were of a light order, long, slow cantering exercise being allotted to each. Wakatipu, with bandages, etc., accompanied Son-of-aJ Gun twice round at a strong pace, Son-of-a-Gun having the sweaters on. The latter began sore, but finished up better than usual, though showing sore again after being dressed. Helmsman was sent a round fast. Lorraine put in two rounds at three-quarter pace for the greater part of the journey. Merrie England, with Derritt in the saddle, put in long slow work. Rosebud and Springston ran a mile and a half fast, Peerswick joining in at Cutts'a, and though left at first, got up and finished with Springston, a length in advance of Rosebud, but the latter wanted to go on. Alma and Chain Shot, with sweaters on, did a fast once round. Both are improving horses. Catamount's task was a long three-quarter pacfi one. Sultan was not on the course, but was seen doing walking exercise near his trainer's stables during the morning." CRICKET. The annual meeting of the Port Chalmers Cricket Club was hold in tho Port Chalmers Hotel on Tuesday evening, Mr E. G. Allen (presidont) in tho chair. There was a fair attendance of mombers. The following officers were cleoted for the ensuing soason : —President, Mr E. G. Allen; vice-presi-dents—Messrs J. Cable, A. Dale, W. Hunter, G. M. Ross, and Dr Cunningham ; captain, G. J. Clarke; deputy, J. A. M'Hainon; secretary and treasurer, •J. Hunter; committee Messrs Waters, Clarke, and Hunter. Mr J. Hunter secured the president's prize (a bat) for the highest average for the season. The club have a very encouraging prospect before them for the ensuing season. The opening match will be played on the 26th inst., Old England v. The World. The Carisbrook Club will open their season on Saturday next with net practice. Judging by the large number of new members it is anticipated that more active interest will be taken this year in the game than in past seasons. ASHBURTON RACES. ASHBURTON, October 16. There was grand weather to-day and a fair attendance. Results : Hurdles, of 40 bovs. Two miles.— College Boy. 1; Ivanhoo. 2; Uttlo Arthur, 8. Six starters. Time, 4mln. Dividend, L 6 7s. Maidbn PiiATB, of 20 sovs. One mile.—lnvcstiimtor, 1; Sebastopol, 2; Martha, 3. Nine started. Time, lmln 45i»eo. Dividend, L2 3s. Abiibortoh Cop, of 70 sove. One mile and a-half. —Rosebud, 1; St. Malo, 2; Little Shamrock, 3. Dividend, L2 9j. [Br Electric Telegraph.—Copyright.] [Pee Pbess Association. | THE CAULPIELD CUP. MELBOURNE, October 16. (Received October 16,1880, at 1 p.m.) Chaldean has been backed for the Caulfiold Cup to win L 5.000; Manton is also well supported, and promises to harden still further, The following are the latest quotations : 100 to 20 agst Bravo 100 dean 100—8 Moteor and Don Oiovan 100—7 The Charmer and Dunkeid 100 100 _ 5 Oakletgh, Chicago, Boz, Pakeha, and Scottish Chief 100—4 Knight of the Garter. It is raining to-day.

st lb st lb Manton ..9 4 Boz .. .. 7 7 Bravo .. 8 12 Sinecure „ ..7 6 Palteha ..8 9 Don Oiovan ..7 6 Lonsdale .. ..8 7 Teuton ..7 6 Chicago .. ..8 5 Moorbank .. ..7 5 Oakleigh .. ..8 5 Menotti .. 7 5 Stanley ..8 6 Scottish Chief ..7 5 Wycombe .. ..8 4 Gasburnor .. ..7 5 Chaldean .. ..8 2 Meteor ..7 3 Bothwcll .. .. 7 12 Punkeld ..7 1 Ernani .. 7 11 Tartar ..7 0 Silverton .. .. 7 10 Green Isle .. ..6 9 Knight of the Garter 7 7 Islander .. 6 7 The Charmer ..7 7

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 8039, 16 October 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Issue 8039, 16 October 1889

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