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MELBOURNE; October 9. The weather is nice and cool for the opening day of the V. A.T.C. meeting,; Last night Trent was supported for the Caulfield Onp to the extent of £3iooo down to 100 to 10 ; 1,000 to 90 waft taken, about Rosella, and 400 to 36 Parthenopted. 500 to 250 was laid in one hand-on Aunimfor the Caulfield Guineas, after which he eased to even money for the V.R.C. Derby, while 3to I was offered against Amberite. About 60,000 was taken about Trent for the Melbourne Cup at prices ranging from 1,000 to 55 to 60. 1,000 to 40 was taken about Paul Pry for the Caulfield Cup. The Sydney pony Fitzroy,. whose chance for the Toorak Handicap is considered second to none by the Sydney men, carries 31b penalty. So and So is scratched for the Caulfield Cup and Lord Salisbury for the Melbourne Cup.


MELBOURNE, October 9. Caulfield Stakes, of 500 sovs. One mile and a-quarter.—Coil 1, Key 2, Ayrshire 3. '

A Christchurch telegram announces that Culverin is scratched for the New Zealand Cup and Golden Legend for the Stewards Handicap.

Messrs Samson and Co. to-day sold the privileges for Labor Day sports. The hotel booths were bought by Mr John Loughlan, the marquee by Mr Win. Owen, and the luncheon booth by Mrs Beatson.

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE, Issue 10441, 9 October 1897

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE Issue 10441, 9 October 1897

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