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TAKAPUNA RACES. First Dat.—Wednesday. I'll**, *lock<*y dub's Spring Meeting was opened in fine weather before a large attendance, Results; Trial Handicap, ISOsovs. Im.—Christine 1, Marble Star 2, Pkmipoteut 5. Scratched: Lady Penury, Manetto, !Makana, Laverna, Troublesome. • Won by two lengths. Time, liuin 44? see. Borough Handicap, ISOsovs, sit.—-!)«-lenda (7.4) 1, King Lupin (9.1) 2. Signo (6.7) 3. Scratched: Achilles. Won by a neck. Time, Imin Msec. FOR BURY PARK TROTS. There is quite a simmer of excitement in trotting circles oyer the meeting of the winner and the runner-up of the New Zealand Trotting Cup on Friday, the first day of the Spring Meeting. A* previously stated, they have been matched over two miles for a valuable purse, conditional on 4min 30s«c being broken. Andy Pringle will thivo Win Soon, and Country Belie trill be guided by' Moreland. This event and Emmeline's attack on the existing mile record, will follow the sixth race on Friday. Dillon Bell will have" a go at the mile record after the fourth race on Saturday. BOWLING. Green Island v. Caversham, at Caversham, to-morrow.—Green Inland : Barron, Braithwaite, Christie, T. Brown (s) ; Murray, Wilkinson, Smith, Blackwood (s). The following will represent North-east Valley in a match against Mornington on the North-east Valley Green tomorrow ; Thomson, Sanders, Grace, Bennett; Barber, Grindley, H. Cope, Claringbold. The committee of the Otago Lawn Tennis Association met last evening, Mr T. Begg presiding. Mr A. W. Young (the association’s delegate to the New Zealand Association) was present, and lie received the thanks of the meeting for the manner in which he looked after the interests of the local association. The programme of the North Otago Suh-asso-ciation for their Christinas tournament was approved. The New Zealand Association wrote asking the Otago Association to nominate five members as the New Zealand Afipeal Committee. The following were nominated -Messrs T. Bcgg, J. S. Nicolson, R, A. Wilkie, R. §. Brown, and S. N. Brown. A large amount of detail business in connection with the New Zealand championship tournament was dealt with.

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SPORTING, Evening Star, Issue 15659, 25 November 1914

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SPORTING Evening Star, Issue 15659, 25 November 1914