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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

MELBOURNE RACES TO DAY. Spring Stakes.— Aurum 1, Amberite 2. Fleet Admirals. . T Stakes.— Cordite 1, Roscommon 2, Little Widow 3. - AUCKLAND RACES TO-DAY. President’s'Handicap/ 100 sovs. One mile.— Swordfish 1, Elton 2, Guiralba 3. Lufra was scratched. Time, Imift 48sec. Dividend, £2 18s. . Guineas.— St. Crispin !, Coronet 2, Picklock 3. Won by half a length. Other starters: Toneraile,Faviona, Miss Anna, Miss Emmy. Time, Imin SOcec. Dividend, j£4 6s. Musket Stakes.— Hylas 1, Explosion 2, Lady Harriets. Thirteen started. Won easily. Time, Imm 7sec. Dividend, £ls Is. T,PH?®kEB.—-Tim 1, Nor 1 -west 2, Glauvenn 3. Dividend, £3 ss. THE C.J.O. MEETING. At Riccarton this mo mine; {jt. Paul worked before the regulation time. He is very well. Strathbraan galloped two miles at an even pace on the plough, coveting the distance in 3min 52sec. Venus on the grass ran a mile and a -half in tipped feet, assisted _by Starshot, in 2min 40seo, the fastest grass gallop recorded. Skirmisher, in shoes, beat Cannonshot over the same distance in 2min 42jec. They were brought home by Golden Legion. VVaiuku, who was divested of his shoes and ridden right out, finished well in advance of Lord" Rosslyh and Primula at the end of a mile and a-half on" the plough, in 2min 46sec, the first mile taking Imin filseo. Sir Lauucelot covered two miles freely. Day Star and Haria, with light weights up; galloped seven furlongs, starting from the half-mile mark and pulling off round at the back. The first half was run in 50sec. They walked a few minutes and were then jumped off at the winning post and ran half a mile round Cutts’s turn. Both appear to be well; Leda covered a round at a medium pace. St. Conon was jogging in their tracks. Goldleaf, Culverin, Weary, Mountebank, Pitch and Toss, Colebeck, Marino, Quiltiri, Bisley, Lady George, Manawanui, Vedette, Boreas, Daunt, Defiant, Target, Acone, Sedgebrook, Vanilla, Bizarre, Paladin, Bracelet, Crescent, Nihilist, La Reine, Dnndas, Proposal, and Double Event did the soundest work of the others.

The George street School defeated the Albany street at rounders by 77 to 43.

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Issue 10464, 6 November 1897

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Issue 10464, 6 November 1897

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