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THE TURE.

_ Ermengarde, winner of ..the Wellesley > Stakes, is. a very shapely brown filly by » Charlemagne 11. f ronT Watershoot, by Royal Artillery-Nenuphar, by Apremont ' -Waterspiate, by TraoW and is a first ! foal. She moved very nicely and the '' ■ 'New Zealand Times' lS'At > wm again. Jan ran. Setter than was J. gm fl A 7 e ? e^ e ?» but & is certain he [ v °? J i ha i V l been . beaten -V Winning Way 1 had the latter not run wide. - ; Byron ran a great colt m the Champion , Plate at Wellington. He must be* . garded as a claimant for the Dominion r championship. Percy Mason trained* him 5 m .his father's absence. ;./ i At the Wellington races O tf Monday, R. - Thompson and H. Telfoidy riders of Nedra / , and Salopian m the Second Hack ' and ••• i Hunters' Steeplechase, had their collarJ bones dislocated. ' : . 1 New Zealand began well at the Caul- } field races, for Saltare^ winner of the 1010 \ Welter, was bred m the Dominion, being b by Stepniak— Reel, and Sir G; Clifford's > cast-off Sharpshooter ran second. Sharps » shooter was conceding 281 bto the winner* I The field* for the Debutant Stakes at ■ Caulfield was the smallest on Tecord. Yen- • tura and Deeside frightened owners into • waiting for handicaps. And both were beaten. " Terlinga " • says that* ., Deeside I was decidedly on her toes going down, and - she did not jump off well ,buther great pace carried her to the front entering the | straight. It looked all right for her. ' backers then; but -she tired over the last < furlong, and Golden Gauntlet beat her • easily. , Ventura got away better than. - Deeside, but did not get into her stride as '•■ she did m Sydney, and, m addition, she i did not get round the turn too well. At """^ > the finish she was going much stronger" than Deeside, and lam quite sure we did ' not see the best of her. It was a very ' ■ fast half-mile. The official time was 49| , sec, but an owner of great experience with the watch made it a second better than ; this. \ Golden Gauntlet was bred by a cleTgyman, the Rev. F. Campbell, got by Challenger (son of Isinglass} from Golden ' Queen t by Zalinski, from* Queen Bee, by ■ Snowden. ..• " | Lady Medallist forced the pace m the 1 Caulfield Stakes, says the same writer, and >; both Comedy King and Malt King ran her down. What ..happened him Ido not ' know, but, after coming round the top turn, Malt King, from being at the girths of the leaders, dropped 1 back fully six lengths. It looked for a moment as though his*rider was. going to pull him up. At the home turn Malt King seemed lessly out of it, but how did he lie -down , to it when his rider pulled out the' whip m the straight? It was a grand, performance to give Comedy King that start up the straight; and what a reception Mr O'Brien's horse got on returning to < scale. I' cannot remember any winner getting such a cheering at Caulfield. Mr Green and James Lynch can have no excuses for Comedy King this time. He could not have been ridden a better race. Certainly Malt King got last run, but he had to ■ make a mighty long run. , Another scribe says that Comedy. King , made a deliberate attempt to savage Malt .King about 60yds from the winning post, and he adds that had the black horse paid more serious attention to the particular , business on hand instead of making van at- , tempt to wolf the chestnut champion he -V . might possibly have reversed the 1 short * head defeat which he sustained. ' , They say that Flaith ought not to. have been beaten so easily m the CaulfiOTP Guineas. Some onlookers are of opinion that his rider was m too much of ifhurry to go after Popinjay. Cisco started at a long price — a sure sign that all was not well with the A.J.C. Derby winner.; The Toorak Handicap was a peculiar race. Nothing seemed to x want a" pace. Balmoral jumped out first, and was pulled back. Motoa practically led throughout, and the field was always well packed. When Lewis brought Balmoral through m the centre, backers of the chestnut expected him to cut. down Motoa and win, but the New Zealander easily held his own. A feature of the racing at Caulfi&ld on the second day was' the : poor, performance of Aurpfodina m the Eclipse Stakes. It was quite expected by a majority of Taring men that Comedy King would beat him,, but he was' generally regarded as likely to give "the imported horse a good race. He was, however, never once dangerous. That his form was all wrong was proved by his stable companion . Kuringai (who was at any price m the betting) finishing m front < of him. , '. ) A subsequent message to a Hobart paper supplies a possible explanation.' W. H. Smith was hampered with instructions. He was told to hold his horse back m the early part of the race. He did so, with the result, possibly, that Aurofodina sulked. At any rate he went unkindly afterwards, and hung oflt a lot. Smith was to be allowed to ride Aurofodina m his nvm. way m the Caulfield Cup. Obsono probably landed a fair stake m the Moonga Handicap. ' Elvanitfr was favorite, Motoa next m demand;; then came Lorn and Obsono at the same okds. The West Australian Full Cou*t has dismissed an appeal by the jockey Joe Trenoweth for an injunction to restrain the chairman of the West Australian? Turf Club from enforcing a disqualification of two years, passed on him at Kalgoome last June. ' •■•-,.' \ Alfred Day, the English trainer, hWs a horse, Domain, who has- two small ho^ns — one on each side of his frontal bone — M similar height, size, and shape. j Mr Walter Hall, who died m Sidney \ this month, at one time owned Cunna- \ mulla, and later on* owned Oxide, who was * interfered with m. the: Caulfield Qup by m liP-JFW^'- Delaware, was another of-«w' Mr Hall's horses. ' r m - Amongst the new bookmakers licensed by the V.R.C. were Messrs A. J.Thurgood and J. * O'Loughlin, both well-known owners of racehorses. ■- The Sledmere yearlings brought wonderful prices this .year. Sir Tatton Sykes sent up 17 lots, and they brought 19,450g8, an average of 1,144g5. Top price wasbrought by a Desmond colt from veneration H., by Laveno (son of Bend Or) from Admiration (dam of Pretty Polly), for whom Mr-Bower Ismay paid 3,200g5. : i In the Mona Nursery, ori the second day of the Caulfield Meeting, Golden Gfeuntlet carried .9.2, and ran the half-mile is<!lßsßec, thus breaking the Australian Teooijdt ' Just before the running of the jWceas of Wales -s Stakes at Newmarket'fiii July Mr Fairie was asked to put a' price on Lemberg, and he is understood to have mentioned £40,000, stating that tfo horse would win that m stakes, so that there was no inducement to take less. ButMr|Fairie's plans did not mature. T 3 ' Sweeper 11., winner of the Richmond Stakes at Goodwood (England) laskmonth, is out of a,Sir Hugo mare, who twiMbought for 60gSj and sent to America. (JttWrival m the latter country there seemed 1 n> be a. ~\*' doubt when she entered the sjilf ring whether she was m foal or not, awl as a consequence she only brought 12tM This .was, a remarkable 'bargain, as fn dtteTcxmrse she produced Frank Gill, one of jfea^siPart- / est horses m America. v He woli^pwat^pK of £12,000 m stakes. The mare life subsequently sent 'back to England, wheV«Qe produced Sweeper 11,

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THE TURE., Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, Volume VII, Issue 338, 31 October 1911

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THE TURE. Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, Volume VII, Issue 338, 31 October 1911

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