FORBURY TROTS TO-MORROW. Th ugh the weather had not quit© settled fine at the time of writing to-day, the bar; actor waa rising, and wo are hoping for decent weather for the Forbury Trotting Club's race to-morrow and Wednesday. Meantime the track has dried up wonderfully. The programme will bo the came as printed in the books. The races begin at 1 o’clock, and the match between Win Soon and Country Belle still stands. The only horses withdrawn ns a consequence of the postponement aro King Colo and Welcome Home (the latter was engaged in the Amateur Handicap). Pringle and Morland went back to Christcnurch on Saturday, but return tihe evening. TAKAPILVA SPRING MEETING. The totalisator handled £53,230 for the two days, an ijjprcnso of £7,077 compared with the corresponding fixture last year. Concluding events on Saturday's programme : Spring Handicap, 36050 v«. lm. —Jdlle Fille (7.12) 1, Patronale (7.11) 2, Phosphorus (7.5) 3. Others: Monojack 8.9, Gold size 8.2, Ineuru 7.8, Tinopai 7.5, Katana 7.0, Ka.vcen 6.13, Bedford 6.13, Moneite 6.7, Won by half a lengths Time, Imiu 42isec. Rakino Handicap, 160 sots. For two-year-olds. 4f.— Loyal Arch (8.10) I, (Housewife (7,7) 2, Bieogne (7.9) 3. Two others. Won all the way. Time, Imin 9?ec. Kawau Hurdles, 175sovs. IJm. —Spalfish (11.10) 1, Dogger Bank (9,7) 2, Ruffy (10.0) 3. Barbwire (9.10), the other starter, lost his rider. Won easily. Time, 3min 20^scc. Pupuke Handicap, 150sovs. 7L—Sigho (7.6) 1, Achilledes (8.7) 2, Makuras (8.0) 3 Eight others. Won comfortably by a length. Time, Imin 30sec. Welter Handicap, 175 c ovs. Ira. —Monorail (7.12) 1. Tripoli (7.1) 2, Devastation (7.7) 3. Eight others. Won by three lengths. Time, Imin 43sec. FEILDING RACES. Saturday’s totalisator turnover was £17,125, compared with £16,200 on the opening day of last year’s spring melting. Concluding results VVaituna' Hack Hurdles 125sovs. —St. Gate (10.12) 1, Waiaio (9.11) 2, Roseblush (9.0) 3. Fourteen others. Time, 2niin 50|sec. Ninth Feildlng Stoke?, 500sov». W.f.a. with penalties ‘ 5f.-—Rangitofo (6,6) 1. Postillion (9.0) 2, Battle Eve (6.11) 3. Also started: Chillies 9.0, Gladiole 8.10, Allan Doone 7.13, Legal Tender 6.6, Dribble 6.1. Won all the way. Time, Imin 3sec Kiwitea 'Welter, 300sovs. Ijn 54yds.— Wild Lupin (9.3) 1, Kimbombi (9.8) 2, Guiding Way (9,9) 3. Five others, Time, Imin 47»e0. FAzroy Hack, latVovs. 7L—Roumania (7.9) 1, Princess Montoa (8.2) 2, Ladify (7.12) 3. Seventeen others. boxing! A Sydney cable states that _in the middle-weight boxing championship Mick King defeated Jeff Smith on points after a stiff fight of 20 rounds. WORLD'S SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIP. Applegarth (England) beat Jack Donaldson (Victoria) for the world’s 100 Yards Sprint Championship at Manchester by 6in. Time, a yard within evens.—London cable. NORTH DUNEDIN GUN CLUB. The above club held a shoot for a gold medal, valued £3 3s, lost Tlumday, when a large crowd of, shooters (including members of the Otnrehua and Moa Creek Gun Clubs) journeyed to the club’s ground at North-opal Valley to participate in the shoot. The weather turned out wet, and this with a strong wind made the birds somewhat tricky, consequently the shooting as a whole was not quite up to the standard ; but notwithstanding the shooters went away with a feeling that they bad thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The following were the principal scopes: Gold Medal.—C. Gapell 10, T. Gillespie 11. J. Gillespie 10, G. Roberts 8, G. MTiitcsh 7, W. Becker 7, T. W. King 9, E. Graham 8. T. Gillespie winner. In the sweepstake, which followed, the following were tiro beet scores:—C, Capell 12 T. Gillespie 9, J. Gillespie 8, H. King 11, T. W. King H, E. Graham 9, W, Becker 9, A. MTntosli 8, G, MTntoah 8. C. Capeli first, H, King and T. W. King dividing second money. The following were the principal scores jn the next sweep:—T. Gillespie 8, J. Gillespie 8, H. King 8, T., iV. King 11, W. Becker 8. T. W. King winner. At the Warwick Farm (Sydney) meeting on Saturday the Hurdles were won by Rajah from Honey Bag, S r Charge, and four others. Time, 3min 54isec. The Manchester (England) November Handicap resulted : Wards 1, China Cock 2, Solomon’s Mine 3. The pacing stallion Lord Chancellor died a few days ago from an attack of inflammation. Lord Chancellor was a good performer. and his wins included the Amateur Handicap, 2m, in smin 17sec, at Forbury Park in February, 1910, and the Forbury Cup, in 4min 40sec, in November, 1911; Forbury Cup in 4.40, and an amateur event on the panic track. He also was a good winner in Canterbury. Two of his stock, Grande© and Kvoe, have won races. A Sydney authority quote#* l,sCogs as the price paid by Mr J. Bifk when he purchased Clienib ni from Mr G. I). Greenwood a few months /go. According to the -ame writer, the son of Martian was well sold at that figure. At Rosehill recently be bud gst 3II> in a very moderate field, and even under such favorable conditions be was unequal to gaining a place.
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SPORTING, Evening Star, Issue 15663, 30 November 1914