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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

THE TURF.

j Newmarket Craven Meeting commenced on Monday, April 16. The most important race during this meeting is the Riddleswortb, I as it generally shews the performances of | the Derby horses. Cotherstone, the 'first 1 favorite for the Derby, was the favourite for the Riddlesworth, and appears to have won easily. We annex the particulars. ! The Riddlesworth Stakes of 200 soys. each, h ft. for three year olds ; colts, Bst 71b., fillies ' Bst"4lb ; untried stallions or mares allowed .31b, if both 51b ; Ab.M. ; 8 subs. Mr. Bowes's b. c. Cotherstone, by Touchstone, out of Mundig's dam, Bst. 81b....'.*. F. Butler 1 Lord Eghngton s b c Pompey, by fimilius, out of Variation, Bst 71b Lye 2 Mr. ThornhiH'a eh. c. Elixir, by Emilius out of Mustard, Bst 71b Chifney 3 Betting : 6 to 5 agst Cotherstone, 6to 4 agst Pompey, and 4to 1 agst Elixir. After the first one hundred yards Pompey took a decided lead, and with Cotherston on his whip hand, and Elixir on the left, went a cracker to the TIY.C. post, where, in the opinion of many who saw this part of the race. ,the favourite was extended ; be this as it may, he reached the Middleham, nag at the bushes', quitted him in a few strides, went on by himself, and passed the chair " a gallant winner " by three lengths. Elixir lived the pace a quarter of a mile at the outside. Dawson's party were uncommonly sweet upon their horse, and dropped, a large stake. Before starting 1,000 to 50 agst Cotherstone, and 4,000 to 100 and a 1,000 to 20 several times agst Elixir, for" the Derby; immediately after the race 1,200 to 100 was taken ahout Cotherstone. . ' ' ; We subjoin the state of the odds -on: the Derby and Oaks, on the 14th. of May Epsom Races were fixed td commence on the "30th of that month. By our next

rivicea vre hope to be enabled to give their results. DERBY. 11 to 5 agtt Cotherstone. 13 to 2 British Yeoman. 16 to 1 (tic) Gamecock. 18 to 1 (tli) Amorino. 18 to 1 Winesour. 2Qtol Parthain. 20 to 1 (tk) Aristidea. 25 to 1 Dumplin. 25 to 1 i Gaper. 25 to 1 (tk) General Pollock. 30 to 1 (tk) Newcourt. 33 to 1 (tk) Blackdrop. 40 to 1 Highlander. 40 to 1 Maccabeus. 50 to 1 (tk) Progress colt. 50 to 1 Mercy colt. 50 to 1 Fakeaway. 66 to 1 (tk) Languish colt. 66 to 1 (tk) Brocard colt. 66 to 1 All the mares, • 100 to 1 (tk) Earl of Richmond. -100 to 1 (tk) Elixir. 100 to 1 (tk) Lucetta colt. OAKS. 6 to 1 agst Maria Day. 12 to 1 Laura filly. Judith Hutter. Sis to Jeffy. 12tol(tk) The Lilly. Peggy. 16 to 1 Poison.Extempore ■ Bessy Bedlam filly 15 to 1 (tk) Elegance filly. 20tol (tk) Cowslip. The particulars of the race for the Tradesman's Cup at Chester, will appear in Wednesday's paper. THE RINO. — ROUOE AND NOIR. Sambo Sutton, v. Bungaree. These champions for fistic fame met for the •econd time on the 25th of March. On the first occassion Bungree won the laurels, but in the second bout the sable prince, removed them from the Australians brow and placed them on hit own. The fight was for .€SO aside, and came off on the Kentish coast below Graveaend. Young Broom e and Cullen, acted as second and bottle holder to Bungaree, and Jem Turner and Jack Haunan, attended in a similar capacity for Sambo Sutton. The betting 6to 4, and 30 to 20 on Bungaree. The pugilistic encounter was almost devoid of interest, when time was called in the ninth round, Bungree rose from his second'sicnne, as if going to the scratch, but to the astonishment of all, he approched the referee and said " he would fight no longer; there had been a great deal of talk about crcS3es, and he would forfeit Mr. Humphrey's (his backers) money. He then returned to his corner, and calling for his clothes prepared to quite the ring, saying, " he would pever enter Mr. Humphrey's house again. He then retired, leaving Sambo in possession of the field after fighting eight rounds in 11 minutes. Death. — We regret to' announce the death of Mr. James Howard, late landlord of the Coach and Horses, in Dover-street Piccadilly, of which he was the proprietor for fourteen rears. He died at the age of 58, universally lamented by a large circle of sporting men, • who frequented his " Minor Tattersall's.

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., New Zealand Gazette and Wellington Spectator, Volume IV, Issue 289, 14 October 1843

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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. New Zealand Gazette and Wellington Spectator, Volume IV, Issue 289, 14 October 1843

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