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SPORTING

AUCKLAND SUMMER MEETING. Speculation was again brisk at Elderslio vesterdav, tho totalizator handling £51.134J, an increase of £6.132 on the corresponding day year. During the afternoon the stcwauk; held 'three inquiries. M'Millan, the rider" 1 * of Prince SoulL in the Islington Plate, was fined £lO for careless riding. L. Traill appeared before then; for having, il was allowed, broken sn •engagement to .ndi» Beacon at, Dunedin. After hearing evidence the stewards decided to forward the papers, etc., to tho Wangauui Club, which licensed the- jockey. J. Deery complained that. Mr J. o'Menra. the owner of Fashion Plato, had engaged him to rick* that li.ir.so in the Pomonby Hurdle Race, and had later given M'Flyuu the mount. The stewards ordered the owner to pay Deery a losing amount fee. Concluding results : Summer Cup. l.OOOsovs. I/Jin.—Holdsizo (7.5) 1, Hv-cltnis (6.12) 2, Allegation (8.0) 3. Also -farted : Chortle 8.9. Roy.-l Irirh 8.4, Mono jack 7.9. Coot Martial 7.7. .lol!,. Fid-- 7.7. Campeador 6.10. Self 6.10. Goldsijjo got, through on the rails at tho turn, and won by two and a-half lengths. Time, 2min 7i|seo. Criterion Handicap, 350sovs. For two-veav-olds. 6i.—Avran (8.7) 1. I-oval Arch "(5.2) 2. Housewife (8.4) 3. Five others. Won by three-quarters of a length. Time. lin'K lnsec. Waitemata. Handicap, 250sovs. E! Gallo (7.5) 1. Makura. (9.2) 2. Kaween (8.5! 3. Fourteen others. Won by over two lengths. Time, 2ni!U 9ser. Salisbury Welter. lm —Rvldnnv (9.4) 1. Iliad's'lk r<> (8.2) 2, Patronc (9.4) 3. Eight others. Won by three-part- of a length. Time, lmiii 40-; co. MANAWATU MFETING. Tho totalisator turn-over for the three days was £84.831, an increase of £2.057 on* last year's figures. Tho concluding events or. yesterday's proginmrne resulted:— President's Handicap, 300sovs. Urn.— Awahou (7.10) 1.-Monica. Girl (7.5) 9. Beitrada (7.11) 3. Also started: Kimbombi 7.1, Guiding Way 6.12. Stepney 6.7. Won by half a length. Time, 2min 7|sec. The. Wosthurv Hack went to Marimba. K.nra.i Handicap. 200.,-ovs. 6f.---G!adi-ole (7.3) 1. Ladv Alicia (6.7) 2, Pavlova. (9.0) 3. Four ethers. Won easily. Time, lin in 14-] .'oc. Christmas Hack Welter, lOQsovs. 71'.~ •Jew (7.9) 1, .I-initor (8.3) 2. Melodist iß.li 5. Seven oth'TP. Won easily. Time, Imin oOse-. Vn re well llrndicap. 15Csovs. 1m 56yds. Princess Moutoa (9.0) 1, Victoria (7.5) 2. Montana (7.2) 3. The ..nlv starters. Won liv a. length and a-half. Time, limn "6<oc. ' PACINI! IN WESTERN* AUSTRALIA Folio-vino- is the result- of yesterday's race for the PER I'll I UP. 2,ooosovs: 400sovs to --,.,-oud a"d 200sovs to third. 2m. D-.llar Dictatcr. 7.1 1 Tom Cat-tro, 7.9 2 Chief Secretary, 9.10 3 There, were 17 ctartors. Won by two lengths and a-h.alf. Time, omin 51; sec. DEA'nt OF ISOLT. Tim well-known racing mare Isolt died ;it Svdnev ve>terday from jmemnonia. Isolt "(Mtiitiforni—Beilicent) was bred by tho late Mr G G. Stead, and won tho Oaks Stakes and the Jubilee. Cup at the Conlerbuiv Jockey Club Spring Moeling of 1905. CALEDONIAN SOCIETY'S SPORTS. Banners and jumpers from all am' the Dominion iiave signified bv tl.eir entries for various events that .hey will be much in evidence at the Otago Caledonian Society's fifty-third gatherino-, which takes place in tho Gale(lonian "Ground on Friday next (New Year's Day). Apart from an ideal holt-d-iv psorl'. ptttrou* can rely on an excel-' lent dav's sport, which, by the- way, so far as the running and athletic events aro con-"riled, ar» to bo competed for by r-matcurs onlv. under tho titles of the New Zealand Amateur Athletic Association T!i« pole vault contest is exciting ;. forest creatlv, as it will bo tho means rf bringing toi'o'th"r for the first time P. Trenhv' (the" School champion) and Reul (th-- i resent Otago champion), whileAllan, who is said to be the, coming man. has been doing great private trials. THE HUMAN~TISH. Duke Paoa Kahannmoku. the world's champion swimmer over 100 metres, arrived Tn Svdnev from Honolulu by the R.M.S. Ventura" Inst week. lie was a,--tomnanied bv Mr Francis Evans as miiii-a-er. and >tv George Cunh-'i, an American resident of Honolulu, who is _also a splendid performer in the water. Kahananioku. who is a native of Honolulu, is 26 vears of age. He is a splendid specimen of manhood, standing 6ft lin, and weighing 12st 31b. He is the undoubted sprint champion of the world. At the Olympic Games at Stockholm in_ 1912 he won the 100 metres championship in 61 3-ssee. establishing a world's record that has never been equalled. Australia's best time for a similar distance is 64 4-ssee. Kahaiuimoku, though a splinter, swims all distances up to 440 yds. In his stroke his arm work is similar to that in Australia, states tho ' Sydney Morning Herald.' but bis "kick" or "footwork" differs from ours. He has a special kick of his own, on" that has won him renown, and hj?." been culled "the Kahanawokn kick." The. feet revolve like the blades of a steamer's propeller, and the champion gets up wonderful speed. In fact, ho has been called " the flash,"' for he streaks through the water over the shorter distance,--, at a tremendous pace. The hurdle hnsc UuiTy had l/> bodo-slr-ved as the result of injuries sustained on tho Thcir.cs cour-c a, couple of days

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SPORTING, Evening Star, Issue 15688, 30 December 1914

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