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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

THE V.A.T.C. MEETING'

[‘>y Electric Telegraph. —Copyright.] [Per Press Association.]

MELBOURNE, October 19, For the concluding day’s racing of the V.A.T.C. spring meeting beautiful weather was experienced, although the sky was somewhat overcast. The course was rendered heavy owing to the rain on Thursday and Friday. Sir Henry and Lady Loch and Sir William Robinson were present. The attendance is estimated to have been the largest ever seen on the Caulfield course. The win of Boz in the principal event was not an unalloyed blessing to the Ring, as the son of Boaworth and Hypatia had been steadily supported since the weights appeared. The Charmer ran a rattling good mare. It appears the irony of fate that Ramage, who has just severed his connection with Mr Cook’s stable, should ride the winner. Mr J. Cripps, the owner of Boz, lands a very good stake. The following are the results ;

MAIDEN PLATE, of 120 sovs; second, 25 sovs. iSpeclal weights. One mile. Hon. J. White's br f Sequel, 3 yrs, by ChesterAlpaca (Huxley) 1 Mr J. Xnglis’s ch o G’Natoo, 3 yrs .. ’Qewan) 2 Mr A. Chirnside’s bo Limbutn, 3 yra .. (Redfetn) a Eleven horses started. The betting at the post was 5 to 4 on Sequel, G to 1 agst Limburn and Little Bob. Won with ridiculous cp.se by three lengths, a head separating the second a»d third. Time, Irain 47?jaec. NURSERY HANDICAP, of 200 sovs; second, 25 sovsFour furlongs ord a-half. Mr J. Wilson’s, jun.. b i Magic Circle (O Brien) 1 Hon, J. White’s bf Utter ■ • I Mr A. Davies’s br f Clare .. (Fountain) „

The other starters were Riverina, Bsverley, Olea, Whimberel, The Author. Cheddar, Rossall, Winifred, The Crash, Laughter, Forest King, and Richmere. Betting : sto 4 agst Utter, 2 to 1 Clare, 5 to 1 Magic Circle. From the fall of the flag the race was never in doubt, ns Magic Circle, jumping off with the lead, maintained her advantage till the finish, eventually winning by three-quarters of a length from Utter. Whimberel fourth. SELLING RACE, of 200 sovs. Five furlong. Mr S. Miller’s ch c Crown Jewel, 3 yis (Dunhuy) X Mr C. Ruding’s g g Bestman 1 Mr J. A. Lang’s b g Deriecon •» Betting; G to 4 against Vascosa, 3to 1 Autumn, 4 to 1 Crown Jewel. Vascosa came in first by a length, but a protest lodged on behalf of Crown Jewel on the ground of boring was sustained, and the race awarded to Mr Miller’s horse. Time, Imin ssec.

CAULFIELD CUP, a handicap of 2,000 sovs; 1,500 bovs for first horse, 350 sovs for second, 150 sovs for third. One mile and a-hall. Mr J. Crlpps’s br hj Boz, 5 yrs, by Bosworth— Hypitia, 7st Vlb .. •• •• i Mr 8. G. Cook’s ch m The Charmer, B yrs, ist 71b 2 Mr W. T. Jones's b b Bravo, b yrs, Bst 121b .. 3

The other starters were :—Manton (9.4), Pakeha (8.9), Lonsdale (8.7), Stanley (8,5), Wycombe (8.5), Chaldean (8.2), Teuton (7.13), Bothwell (7.12), Silverton (740), Don Giovan (7.6),1 Sinecure (7.6), Moorbank (7.5), Menotti (7.5), Gasburner (7.0), Meteor (7.3), Dunkeld (7.0), Tartar (7.0), Grpen Isle (7.0), Islander (6.7). Betting: 5 to 1 agst Bravo, 6 to 1 Meteor,l7 to 1 Moorbank, 8 to 1 Don Giovan, 10 to i Manton, 12 to 1 Sinecure and Chaldean, 1£ to 1 Dunkeld, 16 to 1 The Charmer, 100 to 5 Boz. from an excellent start the colors of The Charmer, Chaldean, Dunkeld, and Sinecure were most prominent. After traversing half the distance, Sinecure went to the front followed by Teuton, The Charmer, Don Giovan, Boz, and Gasburner. Another couple of furlongs further on and Pakeha made a bold bid for victory, but had to give way to The Charmer, who was first into the straight. At the distance post Boz came out of the rjuck, and, challenging the leader, gradually wore her down, winning by three-quarters of a length, Bravo being a length behind the second horse; thou followed Meteor, Pakeha, Silverton, Wycombe, Teutop, and Stanley in that order. Time, 2min 43sec, Neither Boz nor The Charmer is engaged in the Melbourne Cup, for which event Bravo is handicapped at 8 7. As a two-year-old Boz won the Hopeful Stakes, of five furlongs, in Imin 3isec, Lord Allen and Pakeha filling the places; and he followed it up by winning the Federal Stakes, of six furlongs, in Imm 21sec beating Bedouin and Escutcheon. As a three-year-old, though he won the Telegraph Stakes, of six furlongs, at Bendigo, in Imin 18sec, and the Kailway_ Handicap, of six furlongs, at Geelong, also in Imm loseo, his best performance was in the foal Stakes, of one mile and a-half (w.f.a.), when he ran a good second to Mentor in 3mm 42sec, At four years his principal performances were over short courses. At Williatnstown, in December, he won the Christmas Gift, of six furlongs, in lminlßsec; and on New Year s Day the Staadish Handicap jof six furlongs, in the clinking time of Imin 15sec, carrying Bst. At the commencement of this season he won three races in rapid succession, his latest victories being at Williamstown on September 23, when he won the Open Handicap, of five furlongs, carrying 9,3, in Imin 4Jsec; and the Spring Handicap, of one mile end a furlong, carrying 9.3, after a dead heat with Prince Consort. At the first try for the race the time was 2min 2seo, The Charmer, the runner-up, belongs to the unlucky Sara Cooke. At two years was second for the Birthday Cup at the Melbourne Hunt Club May moating, won by blaster John; at three years, at the Ranawiok spring meeting, was second in Trial Stakes, one mile and a-quarter (7.4), won by Carlyon; won fch» Farewell Handicap, one mile, at the Flemington autumn meeting in Imin 43;|sec, with 7.8 up; and was unplaced cm several occasions. Last £an second to Pakeha in the Bourke Handicap, seven furlongs, at the Flemington autumn meeting; and carrying Bst, second to the

Queen (8.11), at the Flemington spring meeting in the Free Handicap, one mile and a quarter. Her solitary win was in the April Handicap of one mile two and a-half furlongs, which she cut out in 2min 17sec with 7.13 up, Cyclops, her stable companion, being second. Bravo (8.7) ran third in this race last year to Chicago (7.4), and subsequently at the V.R.C. spring meeting won the V.R.C. Handicap, one mile and three-quarters, carrying 9st, in 3min 7.j:aec. He has been first favorite for the event just decided for some time, and must have carried a pot of money. OPEN HANDICAP STEEPLECHASE, of 300 sovs. Two miles and a-hal(. Mr W. Menzies’s r g Curiosity, aged .. (Gardner) 1 Mr J. Keighran’s g g Peter Osbeck .. (Keighran) 2 Mr J. C. Hardman’s Sir John Moore .. (Parker) A

Eight horses started. Betting at the post: 7 to 4 against Game, 5 to 1 Peter Osbeck, 6to 1 Moondyne. Curiosity won easily by three lengths. Time, smin 14sec. Both Moondyne and Game fell, and were so severely injured that they had to be destroyed. Scobie, who rode Game, had his collar bone broken.

THE WINDSOR HANDICAP, of 250 sovs; second,

60 sovs. bix furlongs. MrC. Colin’s John, 7st 61b .. .. (Hayes) 1 Mr J, Turnbull’s b m Fishwife, Sat 71b .. * Mr Rennison’s ch m Torpedo .. - 3

Eighteen horses started. Betting : sto 2 against Traveller, 4 to 1 Fishwife, 10 to 1 John, Won by a length and a-half. Time, Imin Ififsec. DUNEDIN AUTUMN MEETING.

The following nominations were received on Saturday evening : DUNEDIN CUP, ol 600 sovs. Two miles and a

distance. Mr G. H. Clifford’s blk f Cynisca, 3 yrs Mr G. H. Clifford’s b (Alsace, 3 yrs Mr J. Jones’s blk hj British Lion, aged Mr C. Beresford’s blk c Corunna, 3 yrs Mr C. Bctesford’s ch hj Leopold, 4 yrs Mr C. Beresford’s ch hj Fabulous, 3 yrs Mr S. H. Gollan’s bo Tirailleur, 3 yrs Mr S. H. Ooilan’s ch hj Jet d’Eau, 4 yrs Mr S. H. Gollan’s Princess Helen Mr 11. Goodman’s ch (? Don Caoaar, 3 yrs Mr G. H. Clifford’s br g St. Male, 4 yrs Hon. G. M’Lean’s br hj St. James, 4 yra Hon. G. M‘Lean’s b c Don Pedro, 3 yrs Mr C. Turnbull’s ch hj Wolverine, 4 yrs Mr W. C. Webb’s oh g Springston, 5 yrs Mr W, C. Webb’s ch g Pcerswick, 3 yra Mr W. C. Webb’s b m Enchantress, 4 yrs Mr R. Kildare’s b g Ixion, 4 yra Mr G. G. Stead’s g c Soots Grey, 3 yrs Mr O. G. Stead’s b t Rose Argent, 3 yrs Mr K. Ray’s b hj Wakatipu, 5 yrs Mr M. Shcrwin’s br g Lisbon, 4 yrs Mr T. M’Clatchie’s br hj Lorraine, 5 yrs Mr D O’Brien’s b hj Vandal, 4 yra Mr J. Stephenson’s b hj Occident, 4 yrs Mr J. Stephenson’s oh hj Stonehenge, 4 yrs Mr J. Stephenson’s ch f Peasbiofsom, 3 yrs Mr 11. Harrison’s b m Tamora, 4 yrs Mr B. Thompson’s Phantom Mr R, Brown's oh hj Gipsy Prince, 4 yrs Mr H. Lunn ns bo Mertio England, 3 yrs Mr D. Rutherford’s bo Chain Shot, 4 yrs Mr G. Coombe’a br hj Wildrake, aged. PUBLICANS’ HANDICAP, of 200 sovs. Seven furlongs. Mr 0. H. Clifford’s ch m Golden Crest, 5 yra Mr G. H, Clifford’s b f Alsace, 3 yra Mr T. Murphy’s bo Von Tempsky, 3 yrs Mr C. Raresford’s blk c Corunna, 3 yrs Mr C. Beresford’s oh hj Leopold, 4 yra Mr J. Kean’s b m Fusee, 5 yrs Mr S. H. Gollan’s blk o Renata, 3 yrs Mr S. H. Gollan’s ch hj Jet d’Eau, 4 yrs Mr H. Goodman’s oh ra Aprds Moi, 4 yrs Mr H. Goodman’s ch p Blizzard, 3 yrs Hon. O. M’Lean’s bo Don Pedro, 3 yrs Mr C. Turnbull’s ch hj Wolverine, 4 yrs Mr W. Brigenshaw’sg f Red Cross. 3 yrs Mr W. C. Webb’s ch g Peerawick, 3 yis Mr W. C. Webb’, ch g Ruby, aged Mr T. Shcenan’s b hj Alcinous, 4 yrs Mr T. Sheenan’s g g Etin-go-Bragh, C yrs Mr P. Butler’s b m Repose, 5 yrs Mr T. M’Clatohio’s br hj Lorraine, B yrs Mr D. O’Brien’s b c Helmsman, 3 yrs Mr J. Ctephensou’s oh hj Stonehenge, 4 yrs Mr J. Stephenson’s b g Francotte, 4 yrs Mr J. Stephenson’s oil f Peasblossom, 3 yrs Mr S. J. Mercer’s ch g Bolvidere, 3 yrs Mr H. Harrison’sb m Tamora, 4 yrs Mr B. Thompson’s Phantom Mr G. Barne ns br f Carina, 3 yrs Mr H. Lunn ns b c Merrie England, 3 yrs Mr D. Rutherford’s bo Chain Shot, 4 yra Mr S. Alexander’s ch e Investigator, 3 yrs Mr G. Coombe’s br hj Wildrake, aged. MARSHALL MEMORIAL STAKES, of 250 sovs. Six furlongs. Ur G. H. Clifford’s blk f Cynisca, 3 yrs Mr G. 11. Clifford’s b f Alsace, 3 yrs Mr G. H. Clifford’s ch m Golden Crest, 5 yra Mr G. H. Clifford’s ch f Purse String, 4 yrs Mr T. Murphy’s bo Von Tempsky, 3 yra Mr J. Harris’s br o Pygmalion, 2 yrs Mr C. Boresford’s blk c Corunna, 3 yra Mr J. Kean’s b m Fusee, 5 yrs Mr S. H. Gollan’s ch hj Jet d’Eau, 4 yrs Mr S. H. Gollan's blk c Renata, 3 yrs Mr 11. Goodman’s ch g Blizzard, 3 yrs Mr W, Atkinson’s b c Ben Trovato, 2 yrs Hon. G. M‘Lean’s b c Don Pedro, 3 yra Mr 0. Turnbull’s ch hj Wolverine, 4 yrs Mr W. C. Webb’s ch g Peerawick, 3 yrs Mr R. Kildare's hj f Sincerity, 2 yrs Mr G. 0. Stead’s go Scots Grey, 3 yrs Mr 0. G. Stead’s b f Rose Argent, 3 yrs Mr G. G. Stead’s b c Palliser, 2 yrs Mr G. G. Stead’s oh c Medallion, 3 yrs Mr G. G. Stead’s b f Carronade, 2 yrs Mr T; Shecuap’s b hj Aloinous, 4 yrs Mr P. Butler’s b a Gay King, 2 yra Mr P. Butler’s b er bk o Craokshot, 3 yrs Mr P. Butlei’s br c Thackeray, 2 yrs Mr D. O’Brien’s b c Freedom, 2 yrs Mr D. O’Brien’s oh o Gatling, 2 yra Mr J. Stephenson’s ch f Peasblossom, 3 yrs Mr J. Stephenson’s b g Fianootte, 4 yrs Mr J. Stephenson's br o, by Ctoswick-Nancy Lee, 2 yrs Mr J. Stephenson’s b p, by Albany'—Fallacy, 2 yrj Mr W. Fowler’s oh o Calora, 2 yrs Mr W. Fowler’s b f Watercress, 2 yrs Mr H. Lunn ns b c Merrie England, 3 yrs Mr D. Rutherford's bo Chain Shot, 4 yrs Mr O. Coombe’s br hj Wildrake, aged Mr 0. Turnbull’s blk o, by LoLoup-Remnant, 2 yrs Hon. G. M’Lean’s ch o Emmason, 2 yrs. The following figures show the entries this year, and also those last year : 1888. 1889. Cup 36 33 Publicans’ Ilandicrp .. 40 81 Marshall .. .. ..34 88

109 102

THE C.J.C. MEETING,

The following nominations were received on Saturday night Spring Hurdles.— Monteagle, Ivanhoo, Tornado, Snuib. Satan, Secretary, College Bov, Ahua, Cathedral, Torrent, Liberty, Seoutus, Irish King, Waitangi, Waipapa. Riccarton Welter Stakes. Retina, Repose, Alpine Rose, Musk Door. Catamount, Erin-go-Bragh, Von Tompsky, Red Ensign, Purse String, St. Malo, Forester, Little Shamrock, Road Metal, Enchantress, Aprils Mq, ? Bop Ciosar, Cyclone, Miss George, Sir Julius. ... _ . Second Hurdles.— Monteagje, fvanhoo, Tornado, Sankey, Satan, Secretary, College Boy, Ahua, Count d’Orsay, Cathedral, Torrent, Royalty, Liberty, Securus, Waitangi, Waipapa. Criterion Stakes.— Sextant, Repose, Musk Deer, Rosebud, Sultan, Erin-go-Bragh, Helmsman, Von Terapsky, Purse String, Forester, Little Shamrock, Quibble, Stoat, Ruby, Recluse, Aptds Moi, Whisper, Cyclone, Investigator, Sir Julius, Wakatipu. Epsom Uioii-weioiit Stakes. Sextant, Retina, Repose, Cypriote. Rosebud, Catamount, Erln-go-Bragh, St. Malo, Road Metal, Quibble, Count d’Orsay, Ahua, Ixion, Charming, Aprds Moi, Don Csssar, Miss George, Cyclone. Investigator. uvenilb Stakes.— Rose Argent, Moraine, Corolla, Bav King. Musk Deor, Catamount, Freedom, Town Moor, Fiesole, Vendetta, Reprisal, Pygmalion, Alsace, Sincerity, Ben Trovato, Renata, Lullaby, Wateroress. Ladies’ Purse.— Alpine Rose, Alclnous, Erln-go-Bragh, Purse String, St. Malo, Quibble, Ahua, Count d’Orsay, Ixion, Torrent, Securus. Spring Nursery Stakes.— Moraine, Corolla, Gertrude, Lily, Bay King, Inez, Vendetta, Reprisal, Pygmalion, Vanity, Sincerity, Ben Trovato, Seraph, Lullaby, Watercress, Kichlake. Metropolitan Stakes.— Scots Grey, Sultan, Dudu, British Lion, Wakatipu, Springston, Tirailleur, Jet d’Eau, Renata, Recluse, Whisper. Flying STAKES.-Sextant, Rose Argent, Repose, Musk Deer, Rosebud, Catamount, Alclnous, Tornado, Flosole, Cyclone, Red Ensign, Golden Crest, Forester, Little Shamrock, Ruby, Peerswiek, Renata, Jet d’Eau, Aprils Moi, Investigator, Loo.

The following further payments have bpen made:—

Welcome Stakes.— Moraine, Pygmalion, Bay King, Reprisal, Bon Trovato, Freedom, Inez, Vendetta, Lullaby, Watercress. , _ , . Derby.— Scots Grey, Renata, Metric England, Peerswiek, Cypriote, Cynigon, Alsace. Oaks Stakes.— Cypriote, Musk Deer, Rose Argent, Retina, Charming, Cynisoa, Alsace, Fiesole. Canterbury Cup. —Dudu, Chain Shot, Masthead, Soots Grey, Tirailleur, Merrlo England, Cypriote, Oynfsca, Alsace.

At the Cromwell races the Handicap, of 30 sovs, one and a-half miles, was won by Avis (7.10), Don Jose (9.9) 2, and Windsor (9.7) 3 ; the Trot by Keliwarra (SOsec); the Novel by Barrabas; the Spring Handicap hy Windsor (9.0); and the Selling Race, of six furlongs, by Windsor. Don Jose met with an accident ip tfia Spring Handicap, and had to be shot.

NEW ZEALAND CUP, of 1,000 sova. Two miles. st. lb. at. Ib. Dudu 9 0 Occident .. ..7 9 Sultan 8 12 Merrio England ..7 8 Recluso .. — 8 12 Jetd’Eau .. ..7 8 Springston.. 8 0 Soots Grey .. ..7 2 Whisper 7 12 Tirailleur .. ..6 5 British Lion 7 10 Alsace .. 0 4 Masthead .. 7 9 Wakatlpu .. ..6 0

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 8043, 21 October 1889

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