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SPORTING

BOWING. A suggestion has been mooted in Sydney that, a match be- arranger) between Charley Towns, of New South Wales, and Webbj of Wancanui. Provided hj« can get a backing, Towns is willing to row Webb for £2OO, and, allow him travelling expenses. The following umpires havo been appointed for Saturday : —Carisbrook R v. Dunedin, Sutherland'and Barron; Grange v. Opoho, Hamel and Stevens : Colts v. Albion, Foster and Brown ; St. Kilda v. Carisbrook A. Edwards and Hunter. J. Olsen. who is on his way to Melbourne, rode thr«e winners at Wairio yesi'wda.y. and in a fourth instance his mount finished second. As there are so many Canterbury horses engaged at the Forb'ury Park Trotting Club's Summer Meeting." which is to be held at the end of this_ month, the Breeders and Owners' Association are endeavoring (reports the 'Lyttelton Times') to arrange for a special train to take the horses to Dunedin. If the railway authorities will agree to the proposal, it is suggested that the train should leave Christchurch on Monday, January 25. Hcsione, who recently changed hands, yesterday won the Wairio Cup for the second time. A year ago she was piloted by Olsen, who, in yesterday's event, had the mount on the runner-up. Diroctoire. It is said that G. Price will shortly visit tho Old Country, in the hope of recruiting the Highden stable at Awa ; puni. Tho first of the second, batch of All Red's progeny to score was Ralph the Rover, who beat five others in the Two-year-old Handicap, sf, at the, Newnham 'iTa-s.) Meeting on the 2nd inst.

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SPORTING, Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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SPORTING Issue 15700, 14 January 1915

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