♦ The ruling quotations in Dunedin for the New Zealand Cup are:—2 to I Tirailleur, 3 to 1 Dudu (taken), 7 to 1 Occident (taken), 8 to 1 Scots Grey and Merrie England, 10 to 20 to 1 the rest. The Lowburn Jockey Club returned to Mr Rivers the entrance moneys for Don Jos4. A match for L2O a-side, between Mr J. Cowan's Boots and Mr E. M'Nulty's Trimolite, 9at up, one mile, was run off on Saturday last, in presence of about seventy spectators, on the Cromwell racecourse. The race resulted in a win for Trimolite—'Argus.' AQUATIC. The following crews have boen selected by the Match Committee to compete for the Walters fours, to be rowed fjr about the end of the present month : Boat. Stroke. No. 3. No. 2. Bow. Lurlino Bramble Mulr Roberta Wright Rob Roy—Dcehan Reeves Hammond Rait Thames —Stables Edmond Cohn Williams Cam Hodgkins Dick Kinvig Kerr. THE C.J.C. MEETING. CHRISTCHURCH, November 1. At Riccarton this morning Dudu and British Lion went two miles at a strong pace. Alsace covered a smart mile and a quarter. Wakatipu was sweated, and Recluse travelled two and a-half miles at three-quarter speed. Occident, in clothing, went two and a-half miles steadily. Sultan and Masthead were absentees, and Whisper was away on a private track. THE V.R.C. MEETING. The following tips for the principal events at the V.R.C. spring meeting were published yesterday : For the Derby, " Augur," in the ' Australasian,' goes for Dreadnought, with Richelieu, Dunkeld, or Carrington to fill places. "Asmodeus" fancies Dreadnought first, Richelieu second, with Rudolph or Dunkeld third. " Vigilant," in the 'Sportsman,' tips Dreadnought, Dunkeld, and Richelieu. For the Cup, "Augur" favors Melos or Lonsdale to win, with Bravo second, and Carbine or Singapore third. "Asmodeus" places them Chicago first, Antreus second, Lonsdale or Benzon third.- " Vigilant" goes for Carbine, Antams, and Melos, in that order. Another tip is— Antaius first, Chicago second, Carbine third.
In a gallop at Caulfield this morning over the Derby distance, Benzon having all the best of the weights beat Dunkold in 2min 46sec. At Tattersall's L 750 to LIOO was taken about Antaeus for the Melbourne Cup, and L9OO to LIOO about Melos. Anteus was installed first favorite, 7 to 1 being the best offer against the son of Sir Modred. Carbine and Melos were next in demand at 8 to 1. After L 3.000 had been taken about Benzon at 100 to 10, he advanced to 100 to 12, but again receded to 100 to 10. Cardigan was also easier, and 100 to 8 was on offer against him. [B* EIHOTUIO TbLKGBAPH.—GOPrBIGHT.] [Pub Press Association.] MELBOURNE, November 1. (Received November 1,1889, at 12.15 p.m.; At Flemington this morning Anticus did a mile in lmin 50seu. Man ton had a cixfurlong spin, which ho covered in lmin 23scc. Singapore, moving very freely, had the best of Abercorn and Dreadnought in a half-mile gallop, the time taken being 50sec. Carbine, who is reported to have done a wonderful mile and a-half at Caulfield in 2min 42sec, with 9.5 up, moved rather dottily; nor does he look near as well as when he left Flemington. Hermitage and Allegro are " good goods " for the Maribyrnong Plate, although Chaafe is very sanguine about King William's chance. The following wagers have been laid about this race :—2,000 to 1,000 against Correze, 2,000 to 150 Utter, 1,000 to 70 Allegro ; 1,000 to 60 Clare. Richelieu has been backed to ' win the Melbourne Cup for L 4.000 at 100 to 4.
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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 8053, 1 November 1889
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