MELBOURNE TRAINING NOTES. MELBOURNE, October 5. At Flemington this morning Parthenopaea galloped over Mischief and Coil, traversing a mile and a-quarter in 2min IGJsec. Mischief finished a neck behind Coil, and should Rawlings not knock her about with too much gallopingshe may spring a surprise in the Caulfield Cup. Amberite and Fucile, looking in superb condition, ran a mile and a-quarter in 2tnin ISsec. Cocos finished in front of Lady Mostyn and Monte Rosa, spurting a half-mile in olisec. Sparta and Cicero are doing well at Caulfield. Fleet Admiral, who looks light and moved a trifle sore, is not pleasing the touts in his work. Trent receded in the Caulfield Cup betting last night, and 100 to 6is now on offer. Rosetta was backed to win the Caulfield Cup, £14,000 being taken down to 100 to 8.
HAWKE’S BAY RACES. HASTINGS, October 5. Another perfect day and a large attendance. Results:—
Hurdles.—Golden PloveFl. The Corinthian Handicap, run yesterday, was won by Brennan, who paid £2 6s ; and the Flying Handicap resulted in Sir Lancelot (7.10) beating Boreas (8.1), and paying A Melbourne cablegram states that the stallion Ncwmnster was found dead in his paddock. _A commitr.ee has been appointed to revive the old sports meeting at W;ritati. The first entry lot the D.J.C.’a Fourth Eclipse Stakes has resulted in twenty-four nominations being made.
TRIAL HANDICAP, of 40 aova. Once round. •n e VV. <U0 (Holmes) 1 Ddttenll, 7.11 ... ... ... (Noble) 2 Straybird, 8.o (Watt) 3 Won by a length. Time, Imin 53 2-5aec. Dividend, £12 11s. MAIDEN HURDLES, of 50 sovs. One mile and a-half. King Lear, 7.0 (Berkitt) 1 Capon Rouge, 9.3 (Woolley) 2 Rainbow, 11.2 ... ... ... (Sweeney) 3 Won easily. Time, 3min. Dividend, £4 13a. SPRING HANDICAP, of 225 sovs. One mile _ , , and a-half. Cceurde Lion, 6.9 (Holmes) 1 Missfire, 7.3 ... ... (Lister) 2 Douglas, 7.9 ... ... (Fairbrother) 3 The Shrew was scratched. Won easily by two lengths. Douglas a good third. Time, 2min 37 2-5 e). Dividend, £11 2s. NURSERY HANDICAP, of 75 sovs. Four furlongs and a-half. Victoria Cross, 7.9 (O'Neill) 1 Royal George, 7.11 ... ... (Linasay) 2 Tigress, 8.7 ... (White) 3 All started. Time, 58 l-5sec. Dividend £11 14s.
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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 10437, 5 October 1897