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At the second day's racing on Saturday Carabineer won the Maiden Plate in splendid style, fairly smothering the field in the last furlong, while Lucullus and Pinfire, who were favorites, fiuished in the extreme rear. Carabineer wa3 well supported by the followers of Walter Hickenbotham's stable. Manfred sadly disappointed his backers in the Moonga Handicap. With the'exceotion of oae good : run half a mile from home, he never showed the slightest brilliancy. Hircindoo cut himself severelyin the Second Hurdle Rice through catching in a hurdle, and Murdoch, who started at 8 to 1, won by half a length from Sj.cldle-up. The Steeplechase was won easily by Walter, who started first favonte at 3to 1. Eleven started- and fiT* n \'d M N S eaß , 6 , wa3 scratched for the Caulfield Gup before the races commenced. Results :

MAIDEN PLATE of 115 govs. Second 10 sova ~ -,„,- and third 5 sova. One mile. Mr. OShanasseys 'Carabineer, by Carbine— Bartey, 3yrs ... ... i Mr M"Arthur's Alva, 3 yrs, ... (Walker 2 Mr Balfour's Valorous, 3 yrs ... (Sixsmitb) 3 Also started y Ailsa Craig, Snapshot, lowah, Maharda, Lucullus, Pinfire, and Erl Queen. Bettiog: 4 to 1 against, Pinfire, 5 to 1 Carabineer and Lucullus, 1.0 to 1 Ailsa Craig. Alva was leading by eight lengths at the five-furlong post, with Carabineer last. Alva led into the straight, followed- by Ailsa Craig and. Valorous, but Carabineer ran through tie field, winning easily by half a length; three lengths dividing second aud , i,. ' Alsa ' Craig was fourth, lowah fifth, and Pinfire last. Time, lmin 46jec; MOONGA HANJIOAP of 115~8ovW Second TTnn r>cw < V} dl . hir^ £ovs: One mile. Mr Fie der's Devoted, l.yrs, 7.7 .'.': ( (Fielderi 2 Mr Miller's Miss Gladstone,' 5 yrs. 7.6.. (Carson) 3 Also started: St. David, Manfred, Zitella.La Carabine, Surge, Eugene, and Canal. Betting: 5 to 2 against Manfred, 5 to 1 Eugene, 6 to 1 Moonljong, 12 to 1 Devoted and Mibs Gladstone. . The latter was first away and Manfred last. Moonlyong took command entering

the straight, followed by Devoted and Eugene. A desperate finish resulted in Moonlyong winning by a head, a length and a-half between second and third ; Eugene fourth, La Carabine fifth, whilst Manfred and Canal were the last two. Time, lmin 47sec. CAULFIELt) CUP, of 2,500 sovs. Second 350 govs and third 150 sovs. One mile and a-Ualf. Mr Duggan's Amberite, by Carbine—Duenna, :Syrs,7.6 (Harri,) 1 Mr Fielder's Parlhenoprous, 5 yrs, 7.12 (Fielder) 2 Mr Davidson's Ayrshire, 5 yrs, 8.9 (Stevenson) 3 Mr S. Hare's Paull'ry, 5 jtm, 8.0 ... (Powell) 4 Also started: The Chevalier (8.6), Foliage (8.3), Acton (8.2), o'ar.oona (S.]), {Mischief (8.1), Devon (8.0), Straightflre (7.11). Trent. (7.10), Dreamland (7.9), Bonnie Heather (7.9), Key (7.8), Sunbury (7.5), Gaulus (7.5), The Grafter (7.4), The Hypnotist (7.4), Bundook (7.2), Malto (7.2), Biitogatc (7.i), Water Color (7.0), Mctford (6.11), ltosella (6.8), Luster (6 7).

Betting: 6 to 1 against Pirlhenor reus, 100 to 8 Trent and Gaulus, 100 to 7 Key, I Roaella, and Ayrshire, 100 to 6 Paul Pry, 100 to 5 Amberite, 100 to 4 Straightfire, Dreamland, and Metford, 100 to "3 The Chevalier, Mischief, Sunbury, The Grafter, and The Hypnotist, 100 to 2 Foliage, Acton, Malto, and Water Color. The first to break the line was Key, with Luster, Parthenopieus, The Grafter, Malto, and Paul Pry next in order. Key still had command as the hor3ss swept out of the straight, Malto being second, and Paul Pry and The Grafter next. Here a collision took place belween Gaulus and Water Culor, who were some di-jtance in front of Dreamland and Mischief, who were whipping - in. Passing the milepost Key was still in front, but a furlong further on she fell back, and Malto took up the running, while The Grafter moved up into second place. Then came The HypcoHst, .Paul Pry, Aeton, Sunbury, Ayrshire, and Parthenopreus, the latter being on the rails and experiencing a difficulty in getting through his horses. Sweeping down to the home turn Parthenopteus managed to extricate himself and was lyiug fourth, just behind The Grafter, Paul Pry, and Rosella, the last-named being in a splendid position. For the first time durJDg the race the colors of Amberite became prominent, and the sou of Carbine was well up on the i outside. The Grafter led into the straight, I closely pursued by Amberite, Metford, Paul Pry, Pauthenopams, and Ayrshire, and at the distance Amberite supplanted The Grafter in the lead and won by a length from Parthenopteus, who came very fast in the kst furlong. Ayrshire was half a length I behind the favorite, Paul Pry fourth, The Grafter fifth, and then in order Key, Devon, j Metford, and Rosella, the last three to pass the post being Tho Hypnotist, Cunoona, and i Malto. Time, 2min 37sec.

Amberite proved himself a great colt, but with a fair run the favorite would undoubtedly have won. The result came a3 a surprise to the Amberite party, who neglected the A.J.C. Derby winner on the course, though they had heavily backed him when the weights came out.

NURSERY HANDICAP, of 200 sovs. Second 30 sovs and third 10 sovs. Four furlongs and a-half. Mr Wilson's Symmetry, by Trenton-Butter-cup, / 9 (J. Macdonald) 1 Mr Scobie's Kanfurlv, S.O ... ... (Finley) 2 Mr Furchea's Portree, 7.13 ... (Cunningham) 3 l\vcaty-t\vo others started.

Betting: 2 to 1 against Symmetry, 4 to 1 Ranfurly. Won easily by two lengths and a-half; Portree a head behind Ranfurly ; Hainhault fourth. Time, 57iiec. WINDSOR HANDICAP, of 200 sovs. Second 30 sovs and third 10 sovs. Six furlongs. Mr Bailey's Staffa, by My Lord—lona, 5 yrs, 9.4 1? t ■ -c (Rogers) 1 Fortumo, <.2 (Cooper) 2 Mirella,7.9 (deal) 3 Nine others ran. Betting: 4 to 1 aqainst Mirella, 7 to 1 Fottunio, 14 to 1 Staffa. A splendid race was won by a head, the same distance separating second and third. Time, lmin lGssc.

At the Newmarket Second October meeting the Mi Idle Park Plate resulted as follows: —Duke of Devonshire's Dieu Donne 1, Disraeli 2, Wildflower 3.

Our Wellington representative wires : "Messr3 Allen and M'Leod, two operators ia the Wellington Telegraph Office, drew Amberite in Tattersall's five shilling consultation, which filled, and they net £2,700 apiece uftsr laying the owner of the colt £I,OOO to nothing."

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 10447, 18 October 1897

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