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RACING IN AUSTRALIA.

ADELAIDE B-. G. WINTER.

May 24, 26.

A. Jl C HANOiOAP, 0; ICO ao>» One mile and -a, ha'f. Mr E Weekfei 1 eh h Stin/, 5 yrs, by Grarsdraasf-er •- Q'leen Beo, 9;(i.. .. .'. (K'ng) 1 Mr W. Branch's L 1 Little Sister, 8 vre. B't 31b < ■■ (M O'Brien) 2 Mr C L. Jl'Doaald's b h Belmonfc, 4> la 7=*t> JOib (0. O'Riripr) S Mr R 13. Tothill'* b c Prince Patrick, 4 yta, flat 9 b 0 Betting : sto 4 oil Lithle Sister, 2to 1 against Sting At the fall of the flap: Prince Patrick went to the front, Belrnont taking second place and Little Sister third, Sting being last. This order was maintained itbe whole way round until the home turn was reached,' the paca up to this point being very slow. ; As they aeared the straight running Little Sister and Belmout went lip to Prince Patrick, who had bad enough, and began to drop back rapidly, \ Little Sister had a slight lead as the distance was reached, but Sh'ng was coming on tho out- | side,' and within 200 yards of the post be got ' on terms withthe filly, and a few sharp smacks of the whip, placed the chestnut half a leugth in advance as.tbe post waa pissed j Baltnont, a length and a half away, was third, and Prince Patrick a bad last. Time, 2mia 56sec. Dividend, £3 155. . ■ QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY CUP, Qf 400 feovo. ■ One mile and throe quarters/ • Mr J. Wintwhottcm's eh c Nod o' the H[illß, by | .j .Pridool, the Hills— fiutorpe, Sjr3,7«t , | (Orackntl") ,1 Mr W. Crozlei's b m Ruby, B yrs, 7-t 3!b ' ' IJ. O'Brien) 2 Sir Thomas Elder's eh h Guesswork, 4 yrs, Bst li\b (Rmvliw.'H) 8 Mr E. Weeks' eh h King of the Y&'Oi 4 yrc, Bst 31b (Hale?) 0 Mr H. B Tothlll's br h Nicholas, i yre, 7«li 18lb (Wymin) 0 Mr O. L. M Do.aald s b h Bejmoat, 4 yie, 7st 91b (Ivimy) 0 Messrs Robortson Brother' b m Convent, i yis, 6afc • 101b • •• -. (Sanders) 0 Messrs Robertaon Brother*.' b m Lancaster, 5 yra. OtO'b .. •• . •• (Fare) 0 Mrt>. H. HuglioV bm Fictitious, a.yed, 6tt IKb. ipclu.linjr 41b over .. .". (U. OB ion) 0 Betting : 3to 1 each against Guesswork and Ifing of the Vale, 5 to 1 each Ned of the Hills and Ruby, 7 to 1 Nicholas, 100 to 8 Belmont. A good start waa effected, Belmont and Convent, getting quickest away. The first named pau; had a lead of & couple of '.lengths, , 1 *nd 4* they swept ywt the ptantf tfw ow«f YM

— Belmont, Lancaster, Convent, Ned o' the Hilla, Fictitious, Ruby, Nichokvi, Ouasswork, ru'l Kins; of th.3 Yuh' ProcatMiug round the turn \.hore y;a-i no .ilieiMliou ia the lo.idini; positiouy, Ivimy still cuUiog^ out running with Belmont, Conve?Jt, thrco lengths away, j bein^a.'jcoud, and Nod o' the Hiilp, two lengths | oft', third. As they wonc along the b.\ck sfcietch | iruesowork went up noarer to the leaders, but i Kiug of tho Vale and .Nicholas Bin! remained at, Ilia rear, ilrounc) uha far curu BolmonhJed, Guesswork now beinsf aecond, N&d q' the Hilla third, Fictitinus fourth, with Ruby, Lancaster and Convent clo3e behind, King of the Vale and Nichol&B being laob. As they cama round tho turn towards the Rtraight Guesswork assumed the lead, aud Belmont began to drop back rapidly. The Hitle chestnut kid into the straight, followed hy Fictitious, Ned o' the Hills, and Ruby, King ot tho Vale also showing prominently astheynwung into the straight. An they raced homo Queas work looked very like a winner, but half way down Ned o1o 1 the Hilla came to the front, and won without great difficulty by a lorjgth .and a half from Ruby, who came homo gamoly, and just boat Guesswork by half a Idnglh for second , place ; Kinff of the Vale was a bad fonrth, Convent iicth, Fictitious sixth, Nicholas, Lancaster, and Belmonb finishing next in tho order written. Time, 3miu 13deo. Totaliuator dividend, £S 5..

ESGLTSII AHD FOREIGN.

Tonaas, who won the Lincolnshire Handicap thiß season, was backed to win £80,000 Che ring as a natural consequence being very heavily hit. The London oporfceman pays: — " For tho moment wo were burprised when we heard to-day that the market had been Hufficiontly btrongr fco admit ot a, horse being banked t;o win from £70,0C0 to £SO,OOO for the Lincolnshire Handicap ; but when one comes to analyse tho matter, such a ptatoment is not only easy of belief, but oven comes within boundß rather than otherwiso, tvnd by way of inotance wa may romark that in ona hand alone upwards of £5000 wa3 invested iv favour of the luckless Fulmen." i

, R^gal, who won the Grand National in 1876, and ran on the flat as a two year old as long ago aa 187J3, finished his racing career in the race for tho Grand National this year, as ■he' broke' down when about half the' distance had been covered. Royal's has been a long and chequered career, and there are few animals who face the starter in their thirteenth year.

Mr Stead's colt Splendour ia in work again with tho rest of Matthew Dawson's string. Bell's Life of April 9 sayß :' — Tha oalo of Lord Falmouth's afcud will draw buyers from all parts of tho world to Newmarket on the day ■ preceding the Spring riioeting, aud Colonial agents are already on their way here, i The Arab race, to be decided at NewmarTiet in the July week, has closed with 1 fifteen entries, one of the intending competitors hay ing died on the voyage from India. ■ The entries for the Manchester Cup, to 'be run on June 5, has just, como to hand, and the " 2000 addod " has eansed tho ntimes of some homes distinguished or destined for distinction to appuar amongst the eighty-oight engaged. Amongst thorn' may bo mentioned Corrie Roy, St. Blaiae, Duke of Richmond, > Reprieve, Girnfle, Sfc. Gnf.jen, Tonans, Mao ' heath, Bravo, Keir, and Primrooe 11. . '

At BrockU>sby Hteeplechases in April tho most noteworthy feature of the running was the extraordimuy success of Mr H. Brooks, .who rode each of tho five winners, - '

The race for the pyomiorship of tho English jockeys has commenced, aud Archor and Wood already head tha lisst ; the former with 1 12 winning mounts, the latter coming next with 10, Lord Falmouth's rar^horoos were nold on April 28. Sir John Willouehby bought the three yoar-old Harvester for £8600,' Tho three-year-old filly Busybody was purchased by Lord Arlington for -RSBOO, The total realised by the salo (vaa £38,228,

Jas. K. Kaeno, 1 an ex-Califomian stnckbroker, and of late year 3ft loader in Wall 'street, Now York, failed mi May 1.- Ho. how** over, reiusert-all offers of assißtance, and it is believed will eventually pay in full. 1 Kenne, it will bo reiaembarod, was on the English turf to some extent, where one of his horse*, Foxhall, did Rome good running. Ilia stables now am almost entirely.

The Spirit of the Times says of Maggie 8.8., darn of Ivoquois, that she was brud 'by Mr James B. Clay, jun., of Kentucky, and her naino given out of poßitiva romance, ■ It was no pee'rafc' that at tho timo Mr Clay wm tho accepted wooer for' tho hsmd of Misi Maggie B. Beck, a daughter of United Skates Senator Jame.i Back, ot Kentucky. Tho lady was one of the most boaufciful and accomplished of that hi'illnnb coteiie of women who shono o,fc the guy Federal capital. Bat tho waters of tran lovo did not run smoothly. It is peldom they do. Fur some reason Senator Beck did not look kindly upon tho match; it was broken, and the lady ultimately married ono of the Ooroorans, of Wajhinßton. Kut < the iryjtte Boon replaced ths orango blossom, and the tall grass has waved over the spot where the young bride i 8 buried. Mr Olay, while he smarted from the paops of despised love, did nothing rash, but, in tho true cavalier spirit, he named his filly Maggie 8.8., after the girl whom he had lovod and lost, and as such she bacame noted on tho turf, and in fehe 1 s^ud has attained a distinction surpassing that of any of her contemoorai'ies. ' <

RACING!- IN ENGLAND.

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RACING IN AUSTRALIA., Otago Witness, Issue 1698, 7 June 1884

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