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SPORTING

THE PEETT JANE CASE. After Pretty Jane came in first for the Glenkenich Hack Race at Tapanui on November 19 the dub's Judicial Committee inquired &> to an Interference in the back atretch, and as a result they reversed the judge's placing and awarded the race to Quirinus, Pretty Jane second, W. Robinson, rider of Pretty Jane, being disqualified for three months. Mr Y. J. Morrell (owner of Pretty Jane) and Robinson appealed against that decision, to the Otaco Metropolitan Committee, and that body eat last night to hear the appeals. After evidence and full consideration the committee upheld both appeals, and expressed the opinion that the inquiry had been very irregularly conducted. It is understood that evidenceon the other side waa not called for. It is also, commonly rumored that at the inquiry the stipendiary steward «t«umed the functions of the secretary bv taking notes of the evidence, and that he really took charge of the meeting.

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SPORTING, Evening Star, Issue 15667, 4 December 1914

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SPORTING Evening Star, Issue 15667, 4 December 1914

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