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SPORTING

FORBURY TROTTING CLUB. [By Old Identity.] The Forbury Trotting Club's race meeting, to be held on Friday and Saturday of this week, will be the most important or at anyratc the most attractive trotting meeting ever held in Otago. Such is the promise to-day. For one thing, the new stand is to be opened. It is a splendid and commodious structure, giving a perfect view. Then we, are to have many of the fastest trotters in New Zealand competing in the racing. Further, there are the trials against time. Emmeline is scheduled to have a cut at the mile record after the sixth race on the first day. When that trial is over Win Soon and Country Belle will be matched at two miles _ for what will be practically the championship of New Zealand. On the second day Dillon Bell Is to have a go at the mile record. Mr Edwards and other visiting trainers have already arrived. The course is in perfect order. The races begin at 1 o’clock each day. Fairfield bowlers 75 beat Green Island 62 in the District match on Saturday. In the school cricket match George Street v. Anderson Bay, played on Saturday, the former dismissed their opponents for 2 runs. Hitchcock took seven wickets for 1 run, and Knight throe for 1. George Street made 94 runs, thus winning by 92 runs. The committee of the Victoria Amateur Turf Club gave no reason for refusing to accept the nomination) of Di Gama for the meeting held at Caulfield on November 14. He. raced at Caulfield on October 10, finishing out of a place in the 1010 Welter Handicap, and be was not started again till the Spring Meeting of the iVctoria Racing Club, at which ho won three races.

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SPORTING, Issue 15658, 24 November 1914

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SPORTING Issue 15658, 24 November 1914

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