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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

V.R.C. SPRING MEETING.

(Per Pbhsb Association.—Copyright.}

October 19; ■ It was dull and cold St this .morning, and good, solidworir/ was executed, though there were nbjßensational gallppß. The Derby colt Eiridsaaleran.a mile in fine style in lmin 483 ec, vHe is a good -stamp of a' horse, and moves very freely in his work. Wait-a-bit, with the outBide running, appeared to hold' a slight: advantage over Parthenppasus at s&£ termination of a mile and a-balf gallop in 2min 453e0. Toreador, who started with.them, tailed .-off, though looking In 'blooming condition. Lady Mostyh beat Monte Rosa'in a five-furlong flutter, which /'occupied.' lmin 7£sec. Amberite, Fucile, Delaware, Dreamland, Gaulus, The Grafter, Surge, Ayrshire, Foliage, Coil, and Zitella did strong pacing. Florence had the best of Ranfu'rly in a fivefurloDg gallop, wound up in lmin Bsec. Vigorous aDd Parthenoposus are for sale, and will be submitted by auction tomorrow. CYCLING. j MELBOURNE, October 19. Barden, an English cyclißt, has arrived; ADELAIDE, October 19.The League of Wheelmen suspended Martin for six months for insulting behaviour to the chairman at the recent meet•ing. .'; : " " ■"' --.'■ •"' WELLINGTON, October. 19. At the annual meeting of the Cyclists' Touring Club consideration of the new rules adjourned till November 22. It was decided to register the club under the Unclassified Societies Act. POVERTY BAY RACES. GISBORNE, October 19. The Poverty Bay Turf Club's springmeeting commenced to-day in glorious weather. Results:— Hurdles, of 40 sovs. One mile and a-fcaU.— Glauvena (10.4) 1, Jack (9.2) 2, Disturbance (9.1 i) 3. En Avant (9.7) also ran. Won, after a magnificent race, by half a head. Dividend, £2 l3s. Time, Sinin 55 2-ssec. ■ - • « . Hack Hurdles.—Opoul, Coolgardie2, Worth 3. Dividend, £ll4s. Spring Handicap, of 80 sovs. One mile and a-quarter.-Straybird (7.3)1. Huna(B.9) 2; Tauhei (7.10) and Three Star (8.7) i 3. Also ran : Mabaki (9.5) and Maid Marion (8.1). Won by a neck after an exciting race. Dividend, j£4 lis. CRICKET. The grocers open the season on the North Ground to-morrow with a match North v. South. South: Roscow, Black, Driscoll, Brodie, Simpson, Conn, Fulton, Robertson, Dickel, P. Carolin, Cantrell, Hamann. North: Booth, Gollar, Irvine, Ogg, Breen, Trewern, Connor, Boyd, Harmon, G. H. Smith, Wilson. The Waverley Cricket Club's Wednesday team will hold a practice on the North Ground to-morrow afternoon. Intending members are requested to attend. Weights for Winton Cup, one mile and a-balf:—Prime Warden 9.7, Barmby 9.2, St. Patrick 8.9, Senior Wrangler 8.1, Emmeline 8.0. Dun Joseph 7.2, Paru 7.0", Envy 6.9. -^

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 10448, 19 October 1897

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Issue 10448, 19 October 1897

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