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SPORTING.

THE WELLINGTON MEETING.

ANOTHER VICTORY FOR FIRST LINE ' [b£ .TELEGRAPH.PRESSiASSOCIATION.]

f " WELLINGTON, Saturday..< .alio Wellington Racing Club's Winter Meeting was concluded atJTrentham to-day, ni fine weather, and there was'a. record attendance.- As * result of recent rains the. going was still in a dead state. Speculation was very brisk throughout the day, £96,139 being passed through the totalisator, which gave a grand total of £164,628 for the meeting. At last year's winter gathering (which extended over three days as. against two this year), the totalisator investments were £112.889. The following are the details of the racing:—

ALA VERA HURDLE RACE, one mile and a-half — Otaura Kid, 9st 71b (W. Rowden), 1; Kerehone, list, 2: Golden Petal, 9st. 3. Also started: Meltchikoff, list 101b; Signysian lOst 111b; Orleans, lOst 8lb; Sir Agnes. lOst 6lb; Falataff. lOst 61b: Tempo, 9st 121b; Marshal Neil, 9st 10lb; Ethiopian, 9st 91b; Spangle, 9st 9lb; Trentham Rose. 9st 31b; Strangeways, 9st; Mentmore. 9st; Chummy, 93t. In an exciting finish, Otaura Kid won by a head, two lengths between second and third. Sir Agnes was fourth. Time, 3m 36». LIVERPOOL HANDICAP, six furlongs.— Parisian Diamond, list slb (S. Reid), 1; Royal Exchange. 9st 7lb. 2; Crowhurst, lOst, 3. Also started: Sir Fanciful, lOst; Astinome, lOst; Ruddy, lOst; Tama-a-Roa, 9st 12ib; Hymarty, 9st 71b; Pacific Slope, 9st 41b; Hygmas, 9st; • Honey Bee, 9st; Prince Charleroi. 9st Parisian Daimond won by a length, a length and a-half between,' second and third. Hymarty was fourth. Time, lm 20 4-ss.

SECOND HACK HUNTERS' STEEPLECHASE, two miles and a-half.— lOst 7lb CR. Thompson). 1-. Sturdee. list lllb. 2; Nicomar. 9st 71b 3. Also started: Ngakanui. list Sib: Notability, list lib; Mattock, lOst 81b; Mead, 9et 7lb. Bill won by a head from Sturdee. The third horse was a furlong away. Time. 6m 8 3-Ss.

CROFTON HANDICAP, one mile.—Printemps. lOst 51b (H. Gray). 1: Molyneaux, list Sib. 2; Ben Bolt. Sat. 3. Also started: Utawai. lOst 81b: Lord Astolat. lOst 31b; Mosthenes, Set lllb; Sweetsong. 9st" 9lb: Walton, 9st 7ib; The Digger, 9st 6lb; Royal Prince. 9st-. Bitters. 9st: Persian Prince, 9at. Won by a neck, with the third horse a length and a-quarter away. Utawai wasfourth. Time, lm 53 2-ss. JULY STEEPLECHASE, about" three

Messrs. Mclver and Wright's First Line, list 61b (H. McSweeney} . . . . 1 G-iranaco, 9st lllb (R. Thompson) . . 2 Gladful. list 21b (J. Preston) . . ..3 Also started: Foeman. list: Ormesby. 9st ■Sb: John Bunny. 9st 71b: Harbour Light, 9st 71b.

First Line and Gnanaoo raced at the conchiding obstacle together, and in an exciting ! contest to the post First Line got the better of his light-weighted opponent, and won by a length. Gladful. who finished third, was twelve lengths away. Harbour Light was fourth. Time. 6m 355. WINTER OATS HANDICAP, one mile.— Gold Kip. list 101b (H. Robinson) and Arch Salute. 9st 13lb (J. Olsen). ran a deadheat for first place; All Over. lOst 31b. 3. Also started: 80-peep, list 7lb: Dainty •Step. 9st 131b; Arran. 9st 71b: Goldshine. |9st 61b; Bagdad. Sst Sib: Matatua. 9st 3lb; | Scornful. 9st; Printemps. 9st; Prince Hal. 9st. The judge was unable to separate Gold Kip and Arch Salute, and a dead-heat was declared. All Over was half-a-length away third, with Goldshine fourth. Time, lm 51s. FINAL HURDLE RACEs one mile and three-quarters.— list 121b (G. Feilding). 1; Kauri King. lOst 121b. 2; Kerehone. 9st. 3. Also started: Thrace, list 10lb: Fisher. lOst 61b: Rekanni. lOst 4lb: Paddington Green, lOst: Ladoguer, 9st lllb; Mannish. 9st. In a great finish. Lochella wen by a neck from Kauri King, who was separated by a similar distance from Kerehone. Mannish was fourth. Time. 4m 30 3-ss. ETA ORA HANDICAP, five furlongs.— Scrap-o'-paper, list (H. Gray), 1; Yankee Dan. 9st - 101b. 2: Magistrate. 9st 31b, 3. Also started: Night Time. lOst; FlightCommander. 9st 101b: Red Signal. 9st 91b; Dead Sweet. 9st Gib; Zephland. 9st 61b: Vitella. 9st 4lb: Peter Pan. 9st; Miss Elva. 9st; Princess Marion. 9st; Golden Pan, 9st; Idleness. 9st: Rangiata. 9st; Sir Wai. 9st; Opiate, 9st; Perrier. 9st. Won by a length: » length. and a-half between second and third. Flight-Commander was fourth. Time, lm 6 2-os.

GRAND NATIONAL MEETING. • DECLARATION OF WEIGHTS. [ST TKLEGKAFX. —PRESS ASSOCIATION.] CHRISTCHURCH. Sunday. The following weights have been declared for the Canterbury Jockey Club's meeting: GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE.— Lochella 12.7, Master Strowan 12.5, Waimai 12.5. Coalition 11.9. First Line 11.9, Old Mungindi 11.5, Crib 10.13. Luke 10.13, Slowcoach 10.13, Oakleigh 10.11. Manawapango 1.0.10. Omaha 10.9, Gladful 10.8, Foeman 10.7. Morecambe 9.13. San Sebastian 9.12. Guanaco 9.10. Peneton 9.9. Wirokino 9.7, Sturdee 9.7, Ormesby 9.7, Gaekwar 9.7, Notability 9.7, Diavolo 9.7. Zens 9.7, John Bunny. 9.7. Manhattan 9.7. Barrister 9.7. Warform 9.7. Nocturnal 9.7. WINTER CUP.—Gazique 11.9. Gold Kip IL9, Parisian Diamond 11.9. Radial 11.6, Kilrush 11.3, Onslaught 10.13. Marqueteur 10J.2. Sunart 10.8. Burrangong 10.7. Melee 10.7. Royal Star Brackenfield 10.6. Hetana 10.6. Bon Spec 10.5, Glencanny 10.5, Croesus 10.1. Killowen 9.12. Rose Pink 9.11. Swanee River 9.11, Heather Sprig .9.11,, Hurry Up 9.11, Comedy Prince 9.9, Clean Sweep 9.9, Jock 9.8, Loyal Arch 9.8. Matatane 9.8. Warlike 9.7. Dainty Step 9.7, Royal Exchange 9.6. Ruddy 9.5. Sir Fanciful 9.5, NightraideT 9.3. Caverock ,9.3. Astrnocme 9.2. General Advance 9.2, Tama-a-roa 9.2, All Talk 9.2, Arran 9.0, Risingham 9.0, Matatua 9.0, Almoner 9.0, Prince Hal 9.0, Scornful 9.0. Sanacre 9.0, Bombproof 9.0, Will Oakland 9.0, Sembric 9.0, Walton 9.0, Printempts 9.0, Tortrix 9.0, Admyra 9.0, Railand 9.0,. Carmel Arch 9.0. Bengeroop •9.0. Panorangi 9.0. Miss Camouflage 9.0. Good Hope 9.0, Black Lake 9.0, Bitters 9.0. Lady Pallas 9.0. GRAND NATIONAL HURDLES.—Lochella A 2.6. Thrace 11.8. Hylans 11.6, Kauri King 11.3, Gazique 11.2, Slowcoach 11.1, Paraoa 10.13, Gaylight 10.11, Mill o' Gowrie 10.1 L Lord Nagar 10.11, Kohu 10.11. Omahu 10.11, Loyal Arch 10.10. Waimai 10.7. Fisher 10.3, Rekanni 10.2, All Over 10.2. Paddington Green 9.11. Deviation 9.11, Pendoon 9.9, Ladogeur 9.9. Meltchikoff 9.9. Alteration 9.9, All Talk 9.6. Kerehone 9.3. tJack Symona 9.2. Manawapango 9.0. Mannish 9.0. Si?nisia 9.0, Cymer 9.0. Achilleua 9.0, Wild Pilgrim 9.0, Bombproof 9.0, Risingham 9.0, Samiel SO. King Star 9.0. Marshal Neil 9.0, Nautical 9.0. Warfonn 9.0, Whipcord 9.0, Calma 9.0.

ENGLISH RACING.

THE ECLIPSE STAKES. A. and N.Z. LONDON, July 16. At the Sandown Park Meeting the following was the result of the principal evei't: — THE ECLIPSE STAKES, of 5000sovs. For three, and four-year-olds; special weights, with penalties. One mile and a-quarter. * Lord Actor's b h Buchan, ■lyrs, by Sun- . MarHamoaze . . 1 Sir E. Hrdton's b c Silvern, 3yre, by Polymelus—Silver Fowl . . . . . . 2 Mr W. Raphael's b c Allenby, 3yrs, by —Tagalie 3 Buchan. Allenby and Tetratema started equal favourite*. Buchan, who was ndden by F. Bullock, won by a length and a-half from Silvern, with Allenby two ler.gth3 away third. B. Carelake had the mount on Tetratema, who failed to stay the mile and aouarter. ASSOCIATION OF RACEOWNERS. A REFORM WANTED. A. and N.Z. LONDON. July 17. The Association of Racehorse Owners at Newmarket is considering methods of reducing their enormous expenses. A resolution was passed demanding that the Jockey Club levy stakeholders' fees and entry and weighing fees upon the executives of racecourses, and not on owners. It ie also claimed that stabling should be provided free. It is pointed out that owners have been paying £56.000 yearly in fees. JOCKEYS' APPEALS WITHDRAWN. [BT TELEGRAPH. —PRESS ASSOCIATION.] WELLINGTON, Saturday. . E. C. Rae, J. B. O'Shea. and L. H. Hewitt have written to the president of the Racing (inference that no good result can como of their prosecuting their appeals, on lh«j grounds that their suspension expires ten days after the d»tn set down for the hearing 'of the appeal, and if the appeal were successful there would be no further meetings this ."season they could ride at: that if tiio appeal were unsuccessful they would be htavy financial losers in taking an advocate and i hem selves to Wellington: therefore, they beK to withdraw their appeals, and respectfully submit that their deposit be refunded. ENGLISH STALLION PURCHASED. [BY TELEGRAPH. OWJf CORRESPONDENT.] CHRISTCHURCH. Saturday. 1 Messrs. G. Fulton and W. A. Nicholls this I week effected the purchase in Sydney of the ' English-bred stallion Greyspear, a descenI dant of the English Derby winner Spearmint, and a grandson of the celebrated Carbine.

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SPORTING., New Zealand Herald, Volume LVII, Issue 17526, 19 July 1920

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SPORTING. New Zealand Herald, Volume LVII, Issue 17526, 19 July 1920

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