TO-DAY'S RACING. "Mazeppa's" selections areas follow :— Hurdles.—Mr Russell's besfc. President's Handicap.— lEJII EJI PK s TNovel.—Rondinella. Glasgow Plate.—Stkowan. Grand Stand Handicap.—Waxg inui Nursery Handicap.—Beadonwell. Trot.— LUGNAQUILLA.
At a special meeting of the Palmerston Jockey Club it was resolved not to entertain the question of reopening the protest against the stakes being paid over to Mariner. It was decided fc-j grant a rehearing of Mr " Heniiu lUCo^ P? otesfc if witnesses were produced on the 12th inst, and that no oral evidence be accepted. It was decided to disqualify the following persons for laying totalisator odds, ? nn Tr mke t° tho D JC* Campbell, Matthew -Barnett, Peter Grant, Alexander Smith, Major Brown, John Mason, and Joseph Dixon Mr J. T. Gwynne, the hon. secretary tendered his resignation as he disagreed with the finding of the committee nofc to reopen the protest lodged by the owner of Leinster against Mariner being awarded the stakes. It was decided to defer the matter as the annual meeting would shortly be held An Auckland telegram gives the following as the handicaps for the Auckland Trotting Cup * —\um Yum scr, Rarus scr. Mummy Boy 15see,' Rosebud 17sec Clyde ISsec, Nabob 7 28sec & UM* c d* l^> Scll<-°lgW 30sec, Nellie 3Gsec, Midnight 40sec, Charlie 43sec, Bonville 55sec, Ike 50sec, Little Ben 53sec, Pikie 58sec, Hurricane 65sec, Commodore 68sec, Martha 7Rcf't L k* er on75seCi T>'rone 78sec > Mounfc 78sec, Laddie 80sec, Sparrowhawk 935e3, Fairy 93sec, Pioke 93sec. • •• The Shorts Handicap at Feilding was won by Poinsettia. Dividend, L2B 14s St. Hippo and Merganser are favourites for the Auckland Cup, the latter having been backedatetol. Stepniak has been scratched. lhe Wellington Amateur Athletic Club have picked Hempton, Hariey, Nathan, Pownall, Darcy, and Gurr to go into training to represent them at the short distances at the championship meeting; Cooper, AVoolridge, and Goldie at the long distances; Batger Turnbull, C. Gore, R. Gore, Darcy, Johnston and Pownall in the hurdles; walking eventsTnpp Cox, Adams; jumping-Batger, C. Gore, R Gore, Johnston, Pownall; putting the shot-Johnston, M'Cormack, Malcolml throwing the hammer—Malcolm and M'Cormack. The meeting is fixed to take place at AVellington on February 11.
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SPORTING., Otago Daily Times, Issue 9601, 3 December 1892
SPORTING. Otago Daily Times, Issue 9601, 3 December 1892
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