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ROWING. The- Itanedia Amateur Boating dab's Pair-oar Race was concluded on Fndav evening. In the final, which was rowed in a beam sea. F. Anderson (stroke) and E. Bryant beat f. Hodgson (stroke) and T. Anderson. Hodgson, who drew the ahore position, bent in close io get the calm water. ' a move which Anderson tiuicblv followed, and gained half a length lead. "Tho two crews kept the- fame posilion until near the post, where Anderson, with a good dash, passed his opponent with two lengths to spare. .For the Greenslade Fours, to he rowed on Mondav next, the followinc crews have been drawn:—J. Bode (stroke). J. flolBck, J. Slizht. D. Robertson; W. Milk (strobe). S." M'Pherson, E. Foote. W. Thompson: F. Anderson {stroke), S. Wood. E. En-ant. G. Steele; J. Mahoney S stroke). C. Tvson. T. Francis. T. Anderson; H. PulliT (stroke). M. Tyson, A. -\ndrew*. G. P-dofskv : T. H odes mi (stroke), W. M-Cu!!och, H. Burrow. H. Foot*. YACHT AND MOTOR BOATS. The Otago Yacht and Motor Boat Hub held their annual cruising race to Broad Bay on Saturday, a fairly strong S.W. ]>KVZ© enabling the yachts to make faet 1 ime for the journey. The result? were as follow: —Sailing Yachts.— Mania (handicap omin sQsee), cor- t retted time 47niin olsec ... 1 Annis (6min) uoireeted time flSmin j 32 s *o Lennox Lacs (15min), corrected time. 48min 50eec ° The first prize was pi canted by Mr H. F. Neee nr.d the second prize by Mr J. Johnston. —Motor Boats. — Palmer ihar.di'ap 2-lniin oOsee-), cor- | T*H-ted time 26min 3?ee 1 | R,-!aeo (2min 25.-ee), corrected tunc 36min 17see - 2 i Marguerita (2]mm 40sec), corrected _ I time 26min 40sec -•• ■■• '['he first prine was presented by Mr T. Boss Bait. The ieu.nd prize was a j trophv. , ! Mre-rs .1. B, Cameron. P. Patorson, j and G. S. Miller had charge of the ar-j Tan^ements at the Parting lint'. and | MOT TT. F. SVs, .T. E. Gnlbraith. J. : F. Biackio. and J. Laing officiated at ! Broad Bay. \ The club's nest function is the annual orphanage excursion. The children of the •various orphanages will be taken a trip down the harbor next Saturday. On this occasion, bv ihe courtesy of the I mou Steam Ship'Comr.-iny. they will be shown over the troopships a» Port (,'hnlmets, and he entertained by the company at aiteruoon tea. DEATH OF ROKF.BY. Mr J. F. Roid, the Bnrneide studmaster, sustained a very severe loss on Thursday bv the death of his stallion Rokebv." by Book Sand—Aida. Ibis Ensrlish-bred horse was imported by his owner in 1912. and the first, of Ins yearlings to come into the market were sold in "Christehurch. in November last, when fsays the 'Press') three of them brought a total of l,oSOgt>. an average of o6ogs. Pokebvs stock then created n very favorable impression, and this reasons foals ere spoken of as a very fine lot indeed. Bock Sand, tho sire of Rokebv, also sired "Tracery, who won the Doncaster St. Leger In 1912. and as a four-year-old was ie-ca-rded as perhaps the best horse in England. Tracery \s deeds brought Rock Sand into" creat prominence, and it was conMderecl fortunate for ».<r Zealand breeders that there was a son of Rock Sand at- the stud in tho Dominion. Koke bywas ouito a vonng horse, having been foaled ;n 1907," and his early death is a matter for regret. WALKING ROUND THE WORLD. AUSTRALIAN LOSES WAGER, The San Francisco correspondent of the 'Sydney Morning Herald' v.Tttes: Seventy-one thousand miles is the distance which Dr Jack Donovan, of Perth, Australia, claims to hi& credit. He has now "but 12 miles to walk from Fremantle io ins home in Perth. But by losing tho steamship Maknra, he disarranged ]u> Fchorhile, and lost a tdake of £B.OOO. When ha arrived at Vancouver, just after tho Canadian-Australian liner had sailed for Svdtiey, he whs not only peeved, bur mortified. He said he was one of three, who had accepted tho challenge of the Australian Sporting Club to walk around the world on condition that he existed on what money he would be able to earn on his tour. The, party started on January j. 1905, crossed the continent, to Sydney, visited TiiiW*. China. Afghanistan, Turkestan, uvl all the countries in Europe. Depressed by fhe loss of the Matirra. and also of the hie wncxi-, he said that he intended to Ic-ve Vane<;uvi:r for Ran Francisco, and s;;il thenro to Australia.

Some riders in the Wellington (.'up on Wednesday: Kilrain, L. Wilson; Indigo. FT. Sta.we; Ogier, R. Buddiiomn: Pav<ora, H. Young : Peg. C. Emerson : Football, yi. Clarke. The January number of the. ; Victorian Racine; Calendar' discloses That the full list of reductions in ridded money in connection with the V.11.0. Autumn Meet ins; is as follows: X'ewrnarket, llaudicap, from 3.ooi\=ovs to 2,50050v5; F.ssendon Stake*, from l.oOOsovn to l,Coosovs ; Australian Cun. from o.CCQsavs to 2.soosov<j; (.'. M. Llovd Stakes,, from USCOsors to l.OOOsovs: Loch Plate, from l.OOOsovs to ToOeovs. The Champion Stakes, on the other hand, has been raised from l.OOOsovs to I.soQsov?, an increase which was announced soto time ago.

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SPORTING, Issue 15703, 18 January 1915

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SPORTING Issue 15703, 18 January 1915

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