THE V.R.C MEETING.
[l'er Press (Association.—Copyright.] 7 - _ . MELBOURNE, October 30. It is a windy, dusty morning, bnt there is every appearance of fine weather. .positano ; moved very; generously over five furlongs, whfoh he cpVered in lmin 7seo. Aurum galloped half a mile in 52sec James Wilson's, sen., jMaribyrnong Plata candidate Standishj ' by Trenton from Giraffe, BpurtejUbree ; furlong*, brilliantly in 87isee. ;f«i* a baautifuijy.shaped, upstanding colt. .AlhbMite covered four furlongs nicaly in 62Mt»r'- •'■■£.>■' ; ■;•:.■■•,;• ■.... •' ...... * ; wdocV business was.done loabnight. 140 to 80 was laid on Aurum for the Derby, and 200 to 70 tak«p about Amberite, while 800 tr4B was bo6ked against Fleet Admiral. 200 to 25 was taken agAinst Coil for the Cup, LOOO to 100 about WaU-a.Bit, 2.000 to i6O Pdsuauo, 2,000 toyso Manfred, 3,000 to 60 Amneftyj 500 to 15 Delaware.
'•; THE'CJ.C. MEETING. CHRISTCHURCH. OcTonER 30. is scratched- for all engagements at the C.J.C. meeting. : The following are the latest betting quotations for., the New Zealand Cup :—5 to I against St* Paul, 7 to 1 Day Star, 8 to 1 12 tol'Haria and Fluroclydon, 14 to 1 Cannohshot and Sir Launcelot, 16 to 1 Skirmisher The Brook, .1(10 to sto 2 the others.
At Riccarton this morning St. Paul put in an even T pace gallop at two miles, the last mile and a-half in 2min 51sec. Day Star and Haria covered two circuits at slightly better than half pace. Skirmisher and .Waiuku, with about their Cap weights, a mile and a-half in 2min 478 ec, over the first six furlongs, this being in lmin 18£ sec. They finished a lazy worker, underpressure, and Skirmisher going at his best.- Lord Rosslyn, ■■ wbo was ridden at even pace with Mountebank and Black and Red to assist bim, traversed the Bame. distance' in 2min working in light shoes. Strathbraan, Euroclydon, and Leda.wereon the walking list. The latter w,prked yesterday at Yaldhurst. Oma, with Gpldleaf.-ran aniile and a-quarter in 2min 21Jsec. The Brook, looking well, cantered twiise f round. ' A lot of useful gallops were done by offter •hb¥sea—Blazer, Lady George, and Vulcan.at f pur-furlongs; Bloomer, Ful.men, and Aconeatfive furlongs; Manawanui, TheSpindor/ahd Arline at six; and Colebeck, Culverin, Weary, Rangefinder, Starshot, Crescenti Cactus, Belligerent, and General. Wolfe 'at varying distances. 'Violence jumped the schooling fences nicely. Twenty two-year-olds worked on the course proper, only a few being extended at five furlongs. These were Lepanto and Monogram, the Stepniak—Sincerity colt, and La Reine and PreneK Gardei the brother, to: Wakawatea, Ben, Farley, Dundas, and Prttppsal. The Retina and Melusina fillies also showed:: pace over three furlongs, and Conqueror, Altairrand Moth moved nioely. ffi TAIERI HANDICAPS.
'Tsiax.' Stakes;— Zephyr S.lO, Belmont 8.10, Linkahot 8.7, Miss Otley 8.4, Blackpool 8.2, Goldlink 8.0, Glenary 7;13, Wimbledon7.lo, FarNierite 7.7. . ■■' :.-■.- .-.v .■;■ ~...-•■■ .. .
7 wotafcE scratch. Doubtful 6sec, Harry Sneaker 9. Jlyra 12, The Miller'ls,. Prince 20, Jimmy 24, iXiry 26, Rabbi 26, Premier 28. Miss MThee 28, Atua 28, Minnie Grey 30, Blackie3o. - ,
Taieri Gur—Hippomenes 9.5, Lord Zetland 8.11, Jane Eyre 8.6, Lady Lear 7.7, Silverstream Maydawn 7.0, Hippdnous 6.9..' ' NovKt, Race.—Stoeknsh 8.12, The Winchman 3.8, Musket 8.3; Comrade 7.11, Goldlink7.s, MisI:BtbVxeds' Pu'rs^—Jane Eyre 10.12, Lady SomnuS-MZ. Red Lancer 10.5, Victim 9.11, The Wmchmainftg.' Savarstrearot 9.7j Quickshot IL 9.4, Zephyr 9.0, Linkahot fi.ll, Qlenary !■- Move ant> A-HAt,F TMfe~Beaconsfield scratch; Dqtibtful 4sec, The Prince 15, Jimmy, •18, BnwJ9ZEab!)Ll9,iremier 2i; Miss M l Phee2l, .lAtua £1; Zbe.gLAVags S3, Minnie Grey 23, j
#ltlno g4i* Y lct ,W 8.5.. Lady Lear 8.4. Quickshot 11. 7.18. .Zephyr, ; 7.B 76; Hipponous 7.4. fseqiim 7.4, Miss Otley 7.2* Blackpool 7.0; Wimbledon 6.9. i, Selling Race. Stockßsh'9'.t), Paramu 8:7,Musket 8.5, Rancor 8.2.. Comrade 7.13. Go'dlmk 7.7, Oberon 7.4. Mishap 7.2. ASHBURTON TROTTING RACES. ASHBURTON, October 30. Tho Trotting Club'a meeting was held today. Results:— ~>.S; :..- Maiden. Two miles.—Ringwood 11., the rest distanced. Time, smih 46sec. Dividend, 19s per 10s ticket. Electric.—Toby 1, General Luck 2, Rockwood 3. Time, 4min.7sec. Dividend, £9 Is; Laghmoiu—Medium. 1.: Striian 2, Ringwood 11. 3. Time, 6min 57Jsec. Dividend, 15s. THE.V.4C. RACES TODAY. MELBOURNE, October 30. Melbourne Stakes. Battalion 1, Coil 2. Key 3. " • I Maioen Plate. -Clarion'!, Koha 2, Pinßre 3.
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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 10458, 30 October 1897
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