TEE C.J.C. MEETING. Third Day.—Saturday, November 13. [By Our Own Reporter.] An unpleasant nor'-wester is blowing, and this must affect the attendance. The Governor arrived in time for the first race. Results:—
NURSERY HANDICAP, of 200 sovs. Pour furlongs. 309—Mr Stead's Altair, by Castor—Cissy, 8.9 221-Mr Brett's Nihilist, 8.3 ... 18—Mr Lewis's Proposal. 7.7 ... (M'Donald) 3 ,o£ 130 „ started: 2SS Dundas (8.12), 121 Lepanto (8.3), 180 Motto (7.12), 30 Prenez Garde (73), 18 Cornea (7.7). 17 Fatigue (7.7), 25 Circlet (7.7), and 33 Monogram (7.7).
Nihilist and Dundas led into the straight, but jußt below the distance Altair assumed command, and stalling off Nihilst's challenge gained the verdict by half a length. Proposal, who came very fast in the centre of the course, just beat Dundas for third place. Time, 47sec. Total investments, £1,259. Dividend, £3 13s. OAKS STAKES, of 300 sovs. One mile and _-_ ~ a-half.
357—Sir G. Clifford's ch f Gold Leaf, by Stonyi»o „ hurst-Golden Crest . 8.10... (Matthews) 1 178-Mr J. Hatns's ch f Weary, by St. GeorgeTired, 8.10 (Wilson) 2 58 -Mr H. E. Knight's b f Argon, by Medal-lion-Auray. 8.10 (Telford) 3 937—Mr M. Hobbs's br f Bloomer, by Apremont Miss Kate, 8.10 0 301—Messrs Stephenson and Hazlett's br'f Sequin, by Cuirassier—Radiant, 8.10 ... 0 After much riddling at the post Mr Piper despatched them .to a miserable start, of which the favorite got all the worst, being at a disadvantage of four or five lengths, while Sequin never got in front of the barrier, and practically took no part in the race. Gold Leaf and Argon showed the way, Bloomer bringing up the rear. At the back Gold Leaf was just clear of Argon, after whom came Weary, the favorite still toiling in the rear. At a mile Bloomer ran into second place, but never got within three lengths of Sir George Clifford's filly, who was going strongly at five furlongs, and ultimately won by four Mgths, the favorite eight or ten lengths away. Time, 2min 434-ssec. Total investments, £1,371. Dividend, £4 7s. Sequin got kicked at the post. JOCKEY CLUB HANDICAP, .of 400 sovs. One mile. 435—Mr Stead's Uniform, 8.11 ... (Derrett) 1 200—Hon. J. D. Ormond's Target, 7.0 (Holmes) 2 511—Mr Goodman's Euroclydon, 9.9 ... (Pine) 3 Also started: 120 Sedgebrook (7.8, Reid). 180 Haria (7.6, Rae>, 175 Vanilla (7.4, M'Neill) 39 Qiiiltiri (7.2, Donovan). 270 Leda (7.1, M'Donald) and 76 Fulraen (6.7, King). The colors of Vanilla, Uniform, Euroolydon, and Target showed prominently when the field were set going, Quiltiri bringing up the rear. When four furlongs were gone Vanilla and Leda held command, Uniform and Euroclydon close together, while Sedgebrook and Target were conspicuous on the outside. When fairly in the straight Vanilla, still held pride of place, Leda, j Target, and Uniform coming next. At the distance Euroclydon joined issue with Target and Uniform, and apparently had the race in hand, when Target ran right aoroßS him, jamming him in to the rails and all but bringing him on to his knees. Uniform, with a clear run, then passed the judge's box a length and a-half to the (rood; while Euroclydon was half a length Tiehind Target, and Sedgebrook was fourth. Time, lmin 42sec. Investments, £2,008. Dividend, £4 35.. .'
Pine rode the top weight with -bad judgv~ mono. ~ G<siing: t behind,,-the leaders, he tried' to .Blocked; then Tiad perforce to eome onthe outside. Such a splendid ran deserved "ito £?...£W»easfal. The horse pulled up lame. Kaeon Haria lost a stirrup iron, and was the quarter-mile, escaping with a shaking. ■-■:-■■■■ ■■■_ :•-•;■•- ~;-,•■ * °- -•; ■; Two miles: nM ■W'"™. ~-anda-qtiarter. ' 956-Mr S.teads ,b c. Multiform, 3yrs. 7.6 SSa-Mr.M'Guinness's b. hj Waiuku, aged™9?6 17ft' mJ'ut'■■'•■ .•"•,.. : -.- :: . -(White) & 17b.—Mr Morrins b c Day Star; "4 yrs" 90" ._ .■""..'" (Gallagher) 3 ._ led:; :tb_ 'six-furlong post', where Multiform went up, and the pair then ran together,, Day Star.four lengths away. Gradually.forging ahead,: Multiform got in front at the kennels, and Holmes,' knowing that he had the Cup winner beaten, was content to sail up the straight with half a length advantage till half the distance, when he drew out, .'winning untouched °y n ?«ly a length and a - half, ine different Btageß of the race were thus timed: —Four furlongs, 52seo; six furlongs, lmin 25see;mile, lmin 52Jsec; mile and a - quarter, 2min 19Jaec; mile and a-half, 2min 48sec; mile and three-quarters, 3min 12seo; the whole distance, 4min 2sec, though the official time is given at 1 3-sseo longer. Avon Welter.—Marino 1, Remorse 2. Defiant .i. way. Time, lmin 29 2-ssec. Double Event was the only non-starter. Dividend, £i 5s 6d. Steeplechase.—Violence 1. Spielers are making their presence unpleasantly felt. A well-known sporting doctor from the South was eased this afternoon of £22, and several smaller robberies are reported. '
ATHLETICS. The programme of the Caledonian Society has just been iasued, and should prove attractive to the lovers of legitimate athletics. In every department the prizes have been increased from former years, and total up to over £4OO, special inducements being offered to wrestlers and cyclists, who are expected to be present, in numbers from all parts of the colony. In running and walking additional events have been placed on the programme, and sprinters from Australia have signified their intention of being present. The prize money in these events alone totals up to £125. As an additional inducement consolation money will be paid to non-prizetakers in wrestling, bagpipe .music, and dancing. The cycling track is being rapidly proceeded with, and will be ready for the amateur athletic sports next month. A Christchurch telegram states that the sale of Stepniak yearlings to-day resulted thus:—Br f out of Huguenot 50gs, ch g out of Cobweb 35gs, br g out of Pibroch 75gs, br g out of Fairymaid 140gs, Mr Stead; br gout of Fallacy 80gs, Mr J. H. Sewell; br f out of Aspenleaf 52Ags, Mr H. Friedlander; br f out of Sortie 40gs, Mr C. Dalgetty ; br g out of Lady's Maid 45gs, Mr A. M'Master. The whole of the lots were quitted. A London cablegram gives the result of the Liverpool Cup:—Lcri Stanley's Chiselhampton 1, Mr Johnson's General Peace 2, the Duke of Westminster's Labrador 3. The privileges for the D. J.C. spring meeting were auctioned to-day, resulting thus : Grand stand booth, Mrs Vannini, £104; second booth (outside), Miss Dwyer, £24; third booth, Mrs Walsh, £3l; fourth, Mr Bellett, £23; fruit stall No. 1, Mr Trelear, £3; No. 2, Mr Elliott, £1 10s; stabling, Wilson Bros., £3.
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