ROWING. The following crews have been selected by the North End Boating Club to take part in the President's Fours rift Monday next at 6.30 p.m. :—G. Holland (stroke), ,T. Aitken, L. M'Laughlin, J. Morris; C. Purvis (strokei, das. " MTntosb, J. Mitchell, T\ Bloxham: R. J. Knox (stroke). S. Gallon. H. M'Ken/.ie, I). M'Kay; Jas. Fogarty (stroke), R. Morris, F. Knox, H. Curran"; R. Govon (stroke), Jno. M'lntosh. A. .7. Drvden,'D. S. Wilson; W. Sachtler (stroke). "A. M'Kay, I). Patterson. W. Muirhead: A. Aitken (stroke). F. W. Nicol. G. Duncan, C, hartley; W. J. Rennick (stroke), W. Smith, D. Sutherland, 0. Eaton. STREET BETTING. At Christehiuch on Saturday substantial fines vero imposed by Mr Bishop, S.M., on two men for having made a. bet in Cathedra.! square on December 29. Neato (who had been fined £SO twice previously on similar charges! was fined £75: and Deighton (his clerk) £25. The Magistrate intiinatod that on Neate'.s next appearanco on such a charge ho would be sent to gaol ' without the option.'' The Masterton-owned Sir Solo started favorite in the Ba-got Handicap. Hm. run at the V.R.C. meeting on New \ ear's Dav, but ho failed to finish in a place. The New Zealand horseman Joe O'Connell won both jumping events at Flemington on .January 1. 'ln the Hurdles he was successful on Belindas, and in the January Steeplechase. the race -was awarded to Fireworks after the winner, Barfleur, had been disqualified. The much-boomed maiden. Lord Multifid, and the hurdler Kurnalpi were shipped to Sydney last week in charge ot the Haw-era, trainer, Percy Coffey. Cherubini, with M'L-auehlan in tho saddle, was made favorite in the Welter Handicap at Tattersall's meeting on Januarv 1, but he failed to finish in a place. "The race went to the Tartan geldinf Taunt er, who was second favorite. It is not very often that three brothers are seen driving horses in one race (says tho Ashburton 'Guardian'). It is still more seldom that they occupy the first, second, and third positions in that race. Such was the case at Methven on Friday, however, when D. M'Kendry, ,T. P. M'Kendry, and J. H. M'Kendry occupied the places in the Open Trot Handicap. Two of tho brothers (D. M'Kendry and J. H. M'Kendry) drove their own horses (General Grant and Imperial Ann) into first and third places respectively, while J. P M'Kendry piloted Mr J. Dowling's Frontier into the second position. 10. Griflin," rider of Sveaborg. who finished second in the Mawhera Handicap «>u the first day of the Greymouth Jock-ey Club's Summer Meeting, was before the stewards on a- charge of interference with K. Lambed, rider of Incitement, who war, third. After hearing the evidence of both jockeys, the Judicial Committee, who were'assisted by the stipendiary -toward (Mr J. G. Patterson), decided to tine Griffon £5 and to alter tho placing, giving Incitement second money and Sveahorg third. The committee pointed out to Gviffen that in arriving at their decision they lia<l taken into consideration his good record in the past, otherwise he would have been much more harshly dealt with.
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SPORTING, Evening Star, Issue 15698, 12 January 1915