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VICTORIAN CLASSICS. The V.B.C Spring Carnival will begin at Flemingtoi; to-morrow. Yesterday tho ■ following jiaymcuU were made in comvoc- ■ lion with the opening day's programme:--1 VICTORIA DERBY, of 30sovs each, with j 3.000 added : s-ei*md, OOOsovs; third, oOOfcovs. For three-vear-okls. Colts m- geldings, 8.0; fillies. 8.5. 14m. S. A. R-a-u don’s b c Blague by Bobadil—■ Circle. Mrs F. Bum’s b c Nuxbciy by Bositano —Our Queen .Messrs Baillieu's In- c BaverMock by Maltster —Wakeful. 11. Bower’s hj or In- c Burrahadecn by Bobadil—Wilari's sister. \V. iS. llickenhotlnun’s b c Fidclio by Bositano—Fides. J. .Mills's br f T'raqmTte by Trnqtiair— Simin-erette. I’lnlip Russell's br c Newberry by Bcrrio- ' dale —Carolina. j A. d. Stoughton's ch e Arif Incus by I Mneim-n— Oracular. 1 S. Jones's bv f Gold F<mtc by King Ed--1 ward—Silve'- Foote. F. J. Walt's lit r Mnunlain Knight by | Mountain King—Yr. V eille. A.. Knox's b c Indiscretion by iVndeiit I King—Vpi-oniqiie. I A. Foley's hj c Gin: by Antonio- -Virtu. I Messrs Roger and J. River's bor hr j f Cailita by Charleiragne ll.—Cmironpe. j K. S. Maclmul's iir e Womak by Trai quair -.Madam. j Maribyrnong Plate, of 25?ovs each, with 1 2.000 added: second. SOOsovs: third, I ZrOsovs For two-year-olds. Colts. 8.1.0; geldings, 8.7; fillies. 8.5, with penalties. 5f. —CVlosia, Duverney, Colonel Light, Pretty Bobby, Rozar-na, Two, Bed Signal, Nicanor, Dcma-da-Gama, Royal Union, Shandon, Bell, Caiman—Light Night fiiiy. Abundance filly. Liitacre filly. SRuTiuid, Sir John Barleycorn, Throe Star, Tho Mogul, Chantry, CVtigne.

POVERTY BAY RACES. Some line finishes were witnessed yesterday. Concluding results; Welter Handicap. 7f. —iSindax (9.15) 1, Chatim's (8,VI) 2. Rigo Park (9.6) 5. Fix id Iters. A despot ate finish by the placed divison. Time. Imin ooisec. The Maiden Scurry, 4t, was won by Ruapehu, with Potentiality second : time, Slsec There wen- 15 starters. 'Die winner i.wlio was eleventh in order of In-ttiiig) paid a. sensational dividend, and tho "divvy” for the second horse (eighth favorite) ran into double figures. Flying Handicap. 6f. —-Evaduo (8.2) 1. Mystic (8.12) 2. Lady Alicia. (7.13) 3. Four others. Time, Imin 16‘]sec. Hack Elat. litt.-—St. Elm (8.2) 1, Gazette (9-0) and Mnltikoff (7.7) deadheated for second place. Won by a bareneck.

VICTORIAN TRAINING NOTES. At l'ieiniii"ton yesterday I’os hiatus and Diva's [sir galloped nine furlongs in 2miii, Canon 10 furlongs in 2miu Idsec, St, Spasa and Moonliria- II furlongs in 2m in oOscr, .Mountain Knight a. nltle in Iniiu 45soe. Sir AlwynLm nine furlongs in Sniin Isee, Girn and Allingmate 10 furlongs in 2iuin Have. Oarlita 10 furlongs in 2ntin 16see. Wonrak a mile in Imtn 44.'.see, Unde Sant nine furlongs in 2miu 9r<’c. At (‘aullield Walt/, put up the star performance. heating Owen Hoe over a mile and a-iialf in 2min 56;] sec. The first half-mile occupied 52see. C.J.C. HACKS. The following weights have been declared for the iinst day (November 7) of the C'.J.C. races : - Spring Hurdles, e.OOsovs. 2m. —Kilmeny 11.15, Hereford 11.11, Eercola 11.6, Fashion Plate 11.6. Hearou 10.11, Daylight Hill 10.9, The Foie 10.9, Ngatirnauui 10.8, (llenorehv 10.7, Corrie 10.5. Parable 10.2, Sunbeam 10.2, Gold Fin 9.13, Otatara 0.10, Hi;g Hiust 9.8. Composed 9.7, Fapador 9.0, Gold Loch 0.0. Ricearton Welter. 400mjvs. Of. — -My Lawyer 9.15. Red Hook 9.15. Mysterinch 9.9, "Quarantine 9.9, Ferainor/ 9.9, Slogan 9.6. Fair Rosamond 9.5, Peg 9.5, Oirklnl 9.0, Cliarni.illn 9,0, Gasoline 8.15. Haitian 0.15. Rene 0.15. Carnpea-dor 8.15, Ilyefln* 8.15. Himeier 8.1.5. Moulu 8.10. Wise Hird 8.8, Gnome 8.5. Troon 8.5, Camnlns 8.5, Veritas 8.4. Snap Dragon 8.3. Mescal 8.0, Ghneanuieh 8.0.

Limvnod Handicap. 20050 v.«. 7L- —Golden King 9.0, Kamitiohe 8.13, Veritas 8.10, .Scotch Melody 8.9. Ardent 8.9, Bold Stroke 8.9, Samiel 8.9. Ladrone 8.6, Honesty 8.5, Montana 8.4, Hu.Mieen 8.4, Fb-wer of the West 8.3. Claranrc 8.2. Leading Lady 3.1. Baritone 3.0, Listen 7.13. (unit: Martial 7.12, Steinheil 7.10, Borsil 7.7, St. F.lm 7.7. Sartor-re 7.7. Margarita- 7,7, Martiguos 7.7, Miraculous 7.5. Fra nga uni 7.5, Birkbeck 7.3, Varaniau 7.2. AVaitara, 7.2, Trilby 7.0, Glee 7.0. Lady Daylosford 7.0, Stockade 7.0, Bhiladelphia 7.0, Shepherd's Bush 7.0, Te Araroa- 7.0, Ore v Feb© 7.0, Choral” 7.0. Prince Delaware 7.0. Doon 7.0. Skirl 7.0. Este 7.0, Red Robe 7.0, Yolspiel 7.0. St, Ewe 7.0/

WIN TON' ACCEPTORS The following acceptances have been received in eonnec.iion with the, Winton races on November 5 : Winton Cup. liin. Uesione 8.9. I;idled Fcrvnc 7.12, M. Aidau i'.IO, 1 firectoirc 7.10, Obolus (.4, King Torrent 7.4, Peerless 7.2, Feodor 6.10, Lord Frederick 6.10. Cold Fish 6.7. Ffeplechasc II and leap. About 2m. —■ Cardiff 11.0, Penial 10.12. Sunset. 10.12, Prairie Fire 10.7, Pnkinvbnva, 10.7, Ft. Aaron 10.7, Miss C'hatswooil 10.7. Winton Guineas. 6t.—Cannot Heather', Rotator, Golden Rupee, lied Charm, May Pallas. Glrutcne, CHAMPIONS AND THE CHAMPION PLATE. Of Monday's big race at I rentham Sir Bedivere, in the ‘ Post,' has this to s.<y ;■ Catnuhis, Ringform. and Cndecided wre withdrawn from IHo Champion Plato. ! lie number of starters (10) cr(iialled last year's round fur t'no race, and included Merry Pcc (Licit winner). At tiny pot Kkp»et and Reputation Mood beautifidly. but all the others gave a lot of trouble. Eventually Mr O'Connor got- thorn away on even terms. The held wan a tboiougbly representative one, including. a.-; it did, the best of the older division in commission, also the best three-year olds in the Dominion. Meiry Roc acted as pare maker, running the first half-mile m 5.1s isve. Along the hack she had Balboa and Fabrikotl as her nearest attendants, then First Flight and Reputation. Merry 800 was well clear at live six-furlong poM. where the others were strung out. Here Reputation had a lot of ground to make up, and started at the half-mile post to go through his held. Merry Roe teas still cutting out a solid puce on the raiiis, running the first six furlongs in Imm TfiSsec. She led into the straight, when Fabrikoff and Balboa wen? well beaten. At the distance Merry Roe was joined by First Flight, whose victory was proclaimed. Here- the favorite was being ridden out. Wilson having to draw out the wldp. IK: responded gamely, and. getting levl with First Flight a hundred yards from the post, won by three parts of a length, amidst great excitement. Expect wan about half a length behind First Flight. Balboa was fourth, and Merry Roe fifth. Hyettns, Kilrain, and Aloulu were the last to finish, in that order. It was the best contest fur the Champion Plate yet seen at Xrentham, also one of the best races --

cither weight-for-age or handicap—scon on the course. From a speculative point oS view it was good for the club, the sum or ±16.572 10s, which was a record for tire meeting, bciiiig invested on the race. Although defeated. Expect was by no means disgraced. He was conceding deputation 2ilb and First Flight 241! i. and to get where he did in such a fast-run race stamps him as the best horse over the distance—excepting the two three-year-olds—in the Dominion to-day. Had she had a race on the first day* Merry Roe. who had charge for about a mile, woup probably have finished in a place. Th. time put up by Reputation knocked 2|se. off Merry Roe’s record for the race. Taking into consideration the ground he hat. to make up in the last half-mile, none but a champion could have got the verdict, and Reputation proved himself u worthy relative to Elevation, i’rovovaliou, and |

Gravitation (other sons of btcpfeldt), who carried Mr Bid will's colors successfully. Such a stirring contest no doubt impressed the committee of the club us well as their patrons, and it would not be surprising if the winner of the Champion Plato next year receives l,OOOsovs.

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SPORTING, Issue 15637, 30 October 1914

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