Acceptances for Wanganui Spring Handicap, one mile and a distance:—Blarney 96, The Artist 82, Angler 710, Boreas 78. Light 75, Man-o'-War 7.4, Variety 7 3, Merry Maid 7 2, Australina 6.11, The Onyx 6.10.
The Managing Committee of the Auckland Cricket Association . support the proposed North v. South Island matches on the understanding that future matches shall be played in the four principal centres.
The New Zealand Rugby Union have decided to inform the New South Wales Union that they cannot undertake to give the English team a bonus or percentage of the gate money, but will pay expenses from and to Sydney and while in New Zealand. It was also decided to ask for more information.
Mr W. L Hooper, when in Wellington a day or two ago, informed the 'Post' that the Otago clubs are very keen indeed in their desire to have this season's New Zealand championships allotted to the southern province, and that " a pricking of the card" leads them tothe belief that there is every probability of their efforts in canvassing for the support of affiliated clubs proving successful when the vote is taken at the annual meeting of the N.Z;A.R.A. next month.
The North Otago Jockey Club have made arrangements with the Railway Department for excursion fares in connection with the spring races to be held at Oimaru next Thursday and Friday.
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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE, Evening Star, Issue 10446, 16 October 1897, Supplement
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE Evening Star, Issue 10446, 16 October 1897, Supplement
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