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Sequel has been scratched for the Melbourne Clip. The Dunedin Bowling Girth Open the season on Saturday at 2.30 p.m,, tVhen games will be played between sides chosen by president and vice-president. General entries and acceptances for the Taferi races close to-morrow evening at eight o’clock with the secretary, Mosgiel. The privileges in connection With the meeting will be offered for sale on Saturday morning.The Taierl races have been definitely fixed for Monday, the lltk-inat. Occident, in charge of Stewart Waddell, went up to Christchurch this morning. He will take part in the New Zealand Cup race only. Stephenson has forwarded LSO to Wellington to cover Hearn’s deposit. THE V.R.C, MEETING. (Bt Electric Telegraph.—Gopvright.) [Per Press Association.] MELBOURNE, October 31. (Received October 31,-1889, at noon.] On the Flemington course this morning Riverina wept five furlongs in Imin fijsec, ClarC taking Imin fiijsec to go the same distance. Arsenal ani Wycombe travelled a mile in Imin SOAsee. Melos had a spin of a mile and a-quarter, covering the distance in 2min ISaec, and finishing strong as a lion. Richelieu was sent a mile and a-quarter, which he traversed in 2min 19sec, Sinecure and. Singapore taking 2min 21sec, and Copenhagen 2min 22sec. Abercorn and Sequel got off a mile and a-h:ilf in 2min 46scc. Dreadnought had a bad gallop, and the touts will not stand him. Cardigan has arrived and is looking well. Antaeus has still further advanced in the betting for the big event, 100 to 14 being now the best offer about him ; Chicago has gone back to 100 to 6.



The tracks at Riccarton are now very hard, and training infirm-legged horses is a matter of great difficulty. This morning Alsace galloped a mile and a-balf in good style, British Lion and Cynisca covered the same distance at three-quarter pace. Masthead made one circuit, finishing at top, and afterwards walked very lame, the mare’s knee giving way again. Whisper traversed the Gup distance in capital form, pulling up sound and well. Wakatipu went a mile and a-half fast—a moderate gallop—and Sultan, after going a mile at three-quarter pace, was joined by Ruby and taken along at top for another mile. The Cup horse, though in evident pain, got over his ground fast, but afterwards walked very lame. It is very doubtful if he will get to the post.

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 8052, 31 October 1889

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Issue 8052, 31 October 1889

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