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Bubear, the English oarsman, visits Australia shortly. Mr George Cutts has been asked to accept the positron of starter for the Auckland Racing Club'. O'Connor has challenged Stansbury of New South Wales to row him in America for LSOO a-side. He offers L 75 for expenses, and will allow Stansbury the choice of water. stansbury declines to row O'Connor in America, but is willing to meet him in Australia. CANTERBURY METROPOLITAN MEETING. Second Day.- -Wednesday. [From Our Own Reporter.] RICCARTON, November 6. The following concludes our report of yesterday's meeting : THE JUVENILE STAKES, a sweepstake of 6 eovs each, with 200 govs; second horse to receive 20 rovb and third horse 10 bovs out of the stake. For two and three-year-olds. Five furlongs. Mr G. G. Stead's b f Rose Argent, 3 yra, Bst ltfh (Boyle) 1 Mr 11. Horafotd'g b 1 Musk Deer, 3 yrs, Bst 9lb (JacksoD) 2 Mr W. Atkinson's br o Ben Trovato, by Apremont - Flattery, 2 yrs, 7st 71b .. .. (Smith) 3 Mr 11. Hammond's br c Catamount, Sat 41b .. 0

Catamount, who broke away once (covering two or three furlongs on his own account), whipped round directly the flag fell and was left standing at the post, while Musk Deer went on with a clear lead of Rose Argent. The favorite ran up to the leader at the top of the straight, and coming away won in a canter by half a length, with Ben Trovato a dozen lengths away third. Time, lmin oj[Sec. Dividend, LI ss.

STEWARDS' STAKES HANDICAP, of 300 sovs; second 20 bovs, third 15 eovs from the stake. Six furloDffS. Mr G. Hunter's blk m Whispor, 5 jth, 7st 91b (M'Morran) 1 Mr A. L. I'opham's b hj Aleiuous, 4 yrs, 7st 01b (Brown) 2 Mr J." Kennedy's br hj Recluse, 1 yrs, Bst 121b (Barnes) 3

Forester (9.9), Sextant (8.9), Ruby (8), Occident (7.11), and Golden Crest also ran. Sextant and Whisper got the best of the start, Forester being left at the post. Sextant led Alcinous into the straight and then tailback. Whisper, going strongly, won easily by a length and a-half, Recluse third, Occident next. Time, lmin 15$ sec. Dividend, L 3 2s.

EPSOM HIGH WEIGHT HANDICAP, of 100 Bins. One mile uml n-f|tiHrtnr. Mr 11. Goodman's oh g Don Cajaar, ;i yrs, 7,t "Hi (Kuddicombe) I Messrs M. and C. Hobbs'd It g QuibDlc, nged Osfc (M'Morr»n) 2 Mr H. Ilowford's br f Cypriote, 3 yrs, 7st 71b (Jackson) 3

Erin-go-Bragh (9.9), St. Malo (9.0), and Investigator (7.10) also ran. Cypriote made play from the start for half a mile, Quibble and Don Caosar lying next. Cypriote's condition gave out, and Don Ctesar won by a length and a-half; Cypriote (a length away) third. Time, 2min 12J,sec. Dividend, L 3 12s.

SELLING TWO-YEAR-OLD PLATE, of 100 sovs. Four furlongs.

Mr G. G. Stead's b f Tompeet (L 100), 7st 91b (Diweon) 1 Mr P. Butler's b f Lady Mab (L 100), Bat.. (Holmes) 2 Mr W. Atkinson's br f Seraph (L 100), Bst.. (Smith) 3

Mr Webb's b f Vanity (nil) also started. Seraph was first away, but was passed at tho half-distance by Tempest and Lady Mab. The former, Btaying the longest, won by a length and a-half, Seraph a good third. Time, sec. Dividend, JL.4 7s 6d. The Post Stakes, of 50 sovs (half a mile), was won by Mr Webb's b f Vaultress, beating thirteen others. Dividend, L2 10?. Third Day—Thursday. RICCARTON, November 7. The heavy rain which fell last night has not affected the course appreciably. The thick mist in the city prevented many people going out in the belief that the day would turn out wet, but on arrival at the course a strong wind was blowing, and the rain cloudß rapidly vanished. To-day's proceedings are regarded as a series of duels, as in all the principal races the finishes are reduced to two, whom the publio are supporting very evenly. In the Juvenile Stakes, Moraine (ridden by Derrett) had the call in the betting, on account of the difference in weight; but his victory was more due to the excellent start he got. Pygmalion got on terms with him near the stand, but the Yaldhurst colt came gamely under the whip and won, all out, by a length. Through the defection of Musk Deer the Oaks was reduced to a display of the speedy daughters of Musket and Apremont. The success of the yellow jacket during the meeting tempted many lucky backers to plunge on Derrett's mount; but those who remembered how gamely last year's Welcome winner finished yesterday in the Derby, and who averred but for physical infirmity she must have stretched the neck of Scots Grey, ucver tired of accepting the slight shade of odds readily available. There was some delay at the post owing to the fraetiousness of Cynisca, but when the flag fell Rose Argent had a decided lead, attended by Alsace, Cynisca being third. Alsace was taken in front after passing the stand, and soon placed a clear gap of twenty lengths between her and tho field. At half a mile she still held a decided lead, but at the mile had come back to them, Rose Argent lying second, and Cynisca racing alongside the latter. At the turn for home the favorite was unmistakeably beaten, and Cynisca soon drew away from her stable companion, and won easily by a clear length ; Rose Argent three lengths away; then Cypriote, with Charming last. The official time was 2min 44£ sec, but private watches made it a Becond quicker. Appended are the results:—

SPRING NURSERY STAKE?, a handioap sweepstakes of 2 bovs oaoh, with 100 sovs added. For two-year-olds. Four furlongs. Mr G. G. Stead's '> o Moraine, by Aprpmont - Mias Flat, Bst (DcrrotD 1 Mr J. Harris's bo Pygmalion, Oat 21b . (Uatthow*) :: Mr R. Kildare's b f Sincerity, Bst .. (Brown) 3

Richlake (8.5), Lady Mab (7.7), Seraph (7), Ben Trovato (6.9), Inez (6.7), Watercress (6.7), and Lullaby (6.7) also started. Watercress, Lullaby, and Moraine were first away. Pygmalion hung a little at the post. Moraine led at a quarter of a niilo, and at the distance Pygmalion came fant, bub waa beaten after a pood race by three parts of a length by Moraine,

Sincerity a- length aWay third, Lady Mabfourth. Time,s*scc. Dividend, L2 14b 6d. OAKS STAKES, a sweepstakes of lOsove each, with 250 Bovs added ; second horso to receive 50 sovs, and the third 25 govs out «f the etakc. Hor three-year-old fillies, BBt Wib each. One mile and a-ha'f.-Messra Clifford and Htmtci's Mk f Cynisca, fey Aprctnont—Nautilus .. .. (Jackfon) * Mr 0. 11. Clifford's b f Alsace, by Aprctnont— Maria Theresa .. ... (Thompson) S Mr G. 0. Steals b f Rose Argent, by Musket— Rosette .. .. .. (Derrcti) 3Mr 11. Ilorsforu'ii b f Cypriote, by St. tlcorgc—lilalii „ .. .. » Rose Argent, Cypriote, and Cynisca got the best of the start. At Cutts's Alsace rai» into 1 first place, with Rose Argent, Cypriote, Cynisca, and Charming in that order. At)I Ford's Rose Argent led for a moment, butcollap»cd, and at the turn Alsace was still in front. Cynisca came very Btrong at the finish, and won by half a length, her rider sitting still, while Alsace was ridden out.. Rose Argent was four lengths away, third ; Charming last. Time, i!min 44|sec. Dividend, L2 Is Gd. CANTERBURY CUl\ a sweepstakes of 20 sots-eaoh, with 600 sova added ; second horse to rewire 10* Bovs and the third 50 sova out of'the stake.. Two mi'en and a-qnarter. Mr S. H. Gollan's b c Tirailleur, by Musket—llorence M'Carthy, 3 yra, 7st 01b (Collelo) 1 Mr G. G. Stead's gr e Scots Grey, ky Musket—Maid of Athole, 3 yrs. Tat 61b .. (Brown) 2' Mr E. (Jutts's b m Budn, by Somnus—Fame, B yrs, 03t ... .. .. (Matthews) S As generally expected, the Cup resulted in a test between the two sona of Musket. Scots Grey jumped off with a clear two lengths' lead of Tirailleur, Dudu a length behind the latter. For two-thirds of the distance the grey maintained a slight advantage, but when it came to real racing it was atea that Tirailleur had the mastery. Half way up the straight Brown had to pnll out the whip to the grey, who came with great gameneas under punishment, but Collelo, sitting perfectly still, landed Tirailleur a. winner by three parts of a length, and something in hand. The mare was eight lengths away. The win was very popular with the public and with Worth Island sportsmen, who never wavered hi allegiance to their champion. Mr Campbell was. hissed by the crowd for the indifferent start he effected. Time, 4min Saec Dividend, LI 12s 6d. METROPOLITAN STAKES, of 250 sova. One mil© axKS a-halt. : Mr O. Hunter's blk m Whisper, by Albany—Telltae, fi yn.Bst 21b -. .. -- •• I Mr J. Jones's blk b British Lion, 6 yrs. Set .. 2 Mr E. Cutts's b m Dudu, 6 yrs, Stat 21b .. .. 3 There was a great finish between the [ placed horses, resulting as above. THE V.R.C. MEETING. l"Bt Electric Telegraph—Copyright.} [Feb Press Association. J ; MELBOURNE, November 7. (Received November 7,1889, at 8 30 p.m.) FLYING STAKES, of 200 sovb. Weight lor ag*. Seven furlongs. Hon. D. S. WaKaee's be Carbine,by MusketMersey, 4 yrs, 9st .. .. .. (O'Brien) I Hon. J. White's ch c Dreodnoocht, by ChesterTrafalgar, 3 yrs, Bst .. .. (Hales)- 2 Hon. D. S. Wallace's br f Wilga, by EpigramNellie, 6st 21b 3 Nine started. [Carbine won this race last year, wheo I owned by Mr T>. O'Brien.—Ed. E.S.J THE OAKS STAKES. For three-year-olds. Ose mile and a-balt. Hon. J. White's cb f Spice, by Chester—Cinnamon 1 (Hales) 1 Mr b t lady Superior, by Emulation— Rubr , .. .. 2 Mr J. Ctanfe ns br f Bustle, by Uraetre)—Crinolins ~ 3

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