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SPORTING

RACING .-iS VICTORIA. [ At the Mooiiee Valley toAiiuj oft Sattirv I day the leading results were!— ■ Moonee Vallev Cup. Urn.—GJadwy? . (St. Alwyn— Contort) 1, Fidelio 2, Lochano 3*. Eighteen starters. Won by half a length, a length and a-half eeparating secondhand third. Time, 2min 6sec. Ngarveno Handicap. sif.-Ma.ple Leaf 1. Yarrien 2, Miss Meadows 3. Nine 1 others. Won by a neck, a head separating second and third horses. Time, lmin ; oisee. WELLINGTON SPRING MEETING." Saturday's "tote - ' turnover was £28,675 —an increase of £3 { 063 compared with the corresponding day last year. After the Hack and Hunters' Steeplechase Bleur was destroyed, having fractured one of his legs. Hie following completes our report ■ I Shorts Handicap, of 150oova. sf.~Sauci (8.6) 1, Beldame (7.12) 2, Postillion (9-7) 3. Others: Crown Pearl 9.6, Raupani 8.10, Blue Lake 8.9. Bertrada 8.5, Play Off 3.2, Pavlova 8 0. Immer 8.0, Peronella 7.12, Mount Victoria 7.10, Suratura 7.3. Won by half a length. Time, lmin 0-tsec. Waimti Handicap, lm.—Multiply 19.6) I Koovft (9.11) 2, Fair Rosamond (8.7) 3. Others": Peroneal 9.6, Dayfly 8.4, Negative 8.0. Won by a neon ; head second and third. Time, lmin 42isee. WELLESLEY STAKES, of 750sovs. For two-year-olds. 4f. G. D." Beatson's bo Asterias by Finland—Asteroid, 8.7 (A. Olliver) ... 1 Sir Geo. Clifford's hj e Battle Eve by Martian—To-morrow, 8.7 2 T. H. Lowry'a b f Desert Gold, 8.3 ... 3 Also started: 11 Rangitero 8.7, 13 Daneen 8.7, 12 Sarcelle 8.2, 5 Bonny Dream 8.2, 7 Nenno 8.2. 6 Freya 8.2, 8 Tango 8.2, 2 Interlade 8.2, 9 Privation 8.2,1 Gold foil 8,2. Tango gave sonte trouble at the tapes and had "the inside position. The sprintwas a very fast one, and early in the race Battle Eve was in front, with Rangitero and Goldfoil in close attendance. Asterias (♦hot to the front soon after entering the straight, with Daneen running in a good position. Nearing the post a great struggle took place between Battle Eve and Asterias, a neck-and-neck race, resulting in Asterias gaining the verdict by a short head, Desert Gold being two lengths away, third. Interhido was fourth and Rangitero fifth. Time, 48igsec, which is onelifth of a second outside Orloff's record (48|sec) in 1932. Final Scum-, of 120sovs, sf, was won by Columbus (7.8) from Lady Black (7.13), Ngarua (8.8), and 14 others. PROFESSIONAL SCULLING. A Sydney cable states that, Arthur Pearce* won the New South Wales first heavy-boat championship for 16ft boats over a two-mile course. Time, 17min 29sec. GOLF. The monthly medal competition was pUyed at the St. Clair Links on Saturday. The following were the best cards handed in: —Gold Medal Handicap.— Gross. Hep. Tl. H. D. Butcher 82 13 A. Sime 79 6 R. S. Forsyth 87 14 W. 1). M'Carthy 83 7 O. L. Hardie 83 6 J. S. Monro 86 9—77 R, Wilson 89 12 J. Murphy 91 14 —{Silver Medal Handicap.— W. Baunerman 81 17 C. R. Rigg 94 24 S. Saweil 93 22 C. Irvine. 95 22 F. G. Haigh 91 18 P. Kahlenberg 94 17 —77 BOWLING. The official opening of the West Harbor Bowling Club took place on Saturday afternoon, when President J. X R. Blackie extended to the visitors a hearty welcome. Representatives from Mataura and Kaitangata were among the visiting bowlere. .Mrs Blackie lolled the first bowl, which resulted in a " toucher," and thereafter the usual opening match President 'v. Vice - president was played. The members ot the West Harbor" Brass Band, under the conductorship of Mr C Ball, contributed selections during the afternoon. The following have been engaged to ride J in the New Zealand Cup on Saturday week:—Sinapis, C Price; Moutoa Girl, H. Young. If Kili-am is withdrawn Luke Wilson will have the mount, on Labor Day. At Trentham on Saturday .Deeley was on Sauci and Multiply, and C. Emorson on Mowbray and Columbus. Those who had a single winning mount were:—A. Oliver (Asterias), T. Fritchard (Sir .Knox), and W. Ryan (Kan line lit).

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SPORTING, Issue 15633, 26 October 1914

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SPORTING Issue 15633, 26 October 1914

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