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THE TURF

[Gossip as Old Identit?.] Capital fields for Waikouaiti races tomorrow. My Lawyer has been lightly blistered, but will probably be racing again in the autumn, j Mr L. C. Hazlett is arranging to leave | for Australia with Palisade and Sir.tor j .Radius about the middle of January. i Gladiole, who won the Pahnerston j North Stakes last week, was successful in I tho same event two years ago, while la*,t j season she finished second to Ba.ndeira. ', Byron was made favorite for the Manaj wjitii Cup. KiH>ya. tii. l winner, w;m fourth /in order of betting. The ' Post' reports ( that Mouto-.i Girt was first into the / straight, a clear length ahead of Kilraiu. followed by Awuhou and Byron, with I Kooya on tho outside. At the half disI fauce Kooya put in a fast run, and cutting down the leaders; won comfortably by a length from Fair Rosamond, who had put in her claim from tho distance, iv.lrain was half a length away third. Kiinbombi was fourth, closely followed by Montoa Girl and Awahou. Ladcya's rider :A. Reid) broko a .stirrup leather and : '-oubln'L hold his mount to his field. Only four started for the Wairarapa County Cup, and Hone, the favorite, finished last. Ladify had a i-omfortable win. and survived a protest for crossing. One of the surprises of the Auckland Cup (wires the 'Dominion' correspondent) was ths fine, showing of La Roina, who wa.s prominent from start to finish, and wa.s only disposed of in the straight. Reputation got his head in front of Warstep within tho last hundred yards, but the hitter came again in groat style and secured the verdict by a. head. Sir Knox ran well, but could never get- into tboi front, division, and neither Jack Delaval nor Allegation was ever very dangerous. Many of tho spectators think that if the race were run over again, anil Population had a reasonable amount of luck he would probably beat Warstep. though the hitter's performance was brilliant. Willow Green (favorite) and Cisco stopped at the post in the Villiers Stakes at Randwiek on the 20th inst. Popinjav (9.6) and Pankhurst (6.12) made the early running, then Modify |6.7) had a turn in the dead, but in the straight Challenge Cros.se (7.2), Imshi (7.111. and Loehano (8.4) took ehargo. and Challenge Crosse scored by half a length from Imshi, the mile being run in linin 39i,sec. The winner started at an outside price. i

On the sanii' day and on the same course, tho Melbourne Cup winner I'osinatus won the Grand Mand Stakes.

A week previously i'osiuatus. carrying 10.6, failed to secure a place in the Maitland Handicap, won by Kxtra Special.

Dollar Dictator, winner of the Perth Cup, of 2,Coosovs. 2m. on Monday, was handicapped at 7.1. Tom (astro, who finished second, had 7.9. and I hiVf Secretary (third) 9.10. The top weigtits in the acceptance list were. Corstep and Artesian (10.4 eachi.

All the jockeys who rode at Newmarket on Camhrideeshiro day caw their riding i'oe.s to the Prince of Wales's Fund, and a. number of trainers who had apprentice* riding also i;.iv(' their fees.

The Australiaji horse Bulla.warrn was not a rompetitchr m the Grand Sefton Steoplccha.se last month, but anions thell runners was the French horse Lntteur 111., who was trained with Bullawnrra. Lut-teur 111. carried top weight, 12.7. and was favorite at 5 to 2. Only six ( ,f the lot £nt roinul, and I.ut.teur [il. \va«i Distaff (Hackler -Circe) winning. R«p/>ris are t-> hand of a salt' of two-ye-ar-olds at llucnos Ayres. Amongst the lots offerer! were. 12 colts and 6 fillie.i I ,v ifardv. a successful .-on of Flvin-j; bw. The realised £7(A p-r head, and r 11-■ f.ilirs £337. The hi-hest-o>-vcd c.-it r.-:i £2.Ki\ and anoth.,- '.or /.'! O.'O. Tho Calcutta Plate, decided on tho second dav <;f the !.uckii'>w in.;-;in., w,-:s

w-on by a. horse well-known i;t Aujtr.llia. l.oln, carryiti- 0.10, was a 7 to 4 on favorite, but 'Mr"Tom Scott's \V:dL,'i''.wa flew to the front immediately the please wes aiiri. staying then', won by four and n-half lengths. Mr S. G. Grilhllis has been apt.-oinleil luMidicaiipor at- Mr doim Wren's Melbourne pony courfes, His riutiert will include that of a stipendiary steward. At present Mr Grillitb.s is a stipendiary steward at Sydney pony courses at a Kilary of £7OO a year. His new appointment, no doubt, will carry a salary of a higher sum than that. Owners have made their choice as between Nnith Ota go and Southland for the Xrt' Year tacrfi-. h.y.-r< 12 ;icc-ptors. North Ota-o (.-ii)* 7. There ave 12 Diincdin-trair.ed lv.-rses in the Si>in!ihn<l list ami six Meft-r Oaiua.ru. 1 think that tin lnveicai>W!l Cup lies bet-ween the three tofowei-hts.' The North Ota-o Cup >hould provide a -t'Od to fee how First Glance and loval square up to each otliei on |ira.-ti-c.-.lly lest I terms, and Flower of th- W'..-,; must ha\ e a sav.

■\ irolit of about £o\ooo war nnde o\- r lhe V.K.f. Sprin- Mceiin-. Of this amount £5.000 ?w, t., the patriotic lute!:-. Th- profit, on tin- Sprhi _; .Mi .-tin- h.-t \ e;. ■

wrw £2O 077. Mr F. A. ConoMy. of 'UV-s', Australia. = ; said to be. about to sell his horsi* in train

'lhe N-:v, Zealand-bred ttott-r flercward won at I'.ichmoiid |\'n.i on lhe 22i:-.l inst. ■—his first win for l-.vu years.

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THE TURF, Evening Star, Issue 15689, 31 December 1914

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