RACING IN NEW ZEALAND.
GERALDINE RACES. The Geraldine Racing Club held its first steeplechaae meeting at Orari on Thursday. The racing was only fair. The weather was fine, but the attendance was only moderate. The following are ths results : — GAN* FORWARD HANDICAP, ' n O. 150 Toy?. Three miloa &nd a-half. Mr P Bafcler'a MuaWd, lCat 71b ..1 Mr i ilbrow'd Barbarv, lOst 121b .. -2 Ben H. also started, but fell a quarter of a milo from home. MAIDEN PL.VTE STEEPLECHASE, Of 60 sove. Two miles. Mr Jefferson's Ormidala, 12st 31b .. I Mr Hawdon'a Karaitiana, iSit 3!b 2 Mr Ho'idojVi Uttle Dick, 126t 3U> . . s Five ofchera ran. hunt club cur. Two miles. Mr Roberts' Woodstock, 12 Jt 81b ' .. J Mr Lukey's Fawn .. .. .. JJ Mr Hayes' Silenus also started, but wan brought back to the paddock after half the distance had been covered. TALLY-HO HANDICAP, * Of 100 soya. 'I wo miles and a-half. Mr Pheoan's The Lad ... ..1 Mr Pilbrow'a Barbary .. ..2 Mr Butler's Agent .. .. • .. 3. Three others started. CONSOLATION HANDICAP, Of 40 sovd. Two railea. ' Mr Filbrow's Barbarv, Hat 121b . . ' l ill- Hawdon'a Karaiiiaua, 10.36 Dlb M Mr Meikle's Bon U, lOet ' . . ' . . 3 HAWKE'S BAY STEEPLECHASE MEETING. The steeplechase meeting oh was attended by about 2500 persona. The weather was fine. Owing, however, to late rains the part of tho course recently ploughed was very heavy. No accident of any moment occurred, although there were several spills. £3500 passed through the totalisators. MAIDEN STEEPLECHASE, Of 100 aovß. Two mile?. Mr Peicook's Assegai .. ..1 Mr W. Dousrlae' Coach er .. .. ■ t Air Ilodder's Skylark . . . . s King Arthur, Wild Dayrell, Mangold, Parnefi, Home Rule, Abolition, and Diomedes also ran. King Arthur was the favourite in the betting at 2to 1. • King Arthur fell at the first and second jumps, and was then out of it. Assegai and Coacher were well ridden by E. Gilpin and C. Watson respectively, and after an exciting struggle, in which whips and spurs were freely used, the fiai&h was declared a dead heat, and the ownevs divided. Totalizator dividend — £4 14s on Coacher, and £3 14j on Assegai. BRACELET FLAT RACE, ' '.. Fur a bracelet value £50, and 30 bovb. One mile and o-quarter. Hre Swrtl'e Lidy Artist; lOst 71b l
Mrsßainl'a Donbißh. !6jt 71H.. .. 2 Mies t'oPoliehct'sOberon, 103b 71b • .. 3 Ganymede/Incense, Mercury, King Arthur, Titrenberga, Little Buttercup, Sibyl, and Home Rule also started. A splendid start was effected, but Denbigh ;»nd Oberon soon went to the front and led the field until entering the straight, when Lady -Aifcist went up, and won in the end. 'Totaliaator dividend, £4 12s. 1 £kv7K&'B BAY STEF^LECHASE, ' <ft 400 soys. Throe and a-half miles. •Mr PHteow's darence, iSstfilb .. (LuniO 1 "Mr -Sett's Scrutineer, list.. .. (Beaton) 2 JttHFConnor'a Batman, net 81b . . (O'Connell) 8 "Chandler (list 71b), Grey Momiw (lOst 71b), Druid (lOst 61b), Diomcdeß (lOst 31b), Pastime (103t) also started. Betting : 6to 4 agst Clarence, 6 to 1 Scrutineer and Batem'an, the rest from 5 to 10 to 1. Clarence took the lead, followed by Druid,. Scrutineer, Chandler. Shortly afterwards Scrutineer took the lead, and the five Gorges named took their jumps almost together, the vest virtually leaving the race to the five* Scrutineer hold the -lead, with "Claroutffe second,- -two lengths behind, Batman •close Mp t and the others tailing off until the ploughed land was reached, when Scrutineer add Clarence were eased off, leaving Batman to show the way ovpr the poet-and-rail fence. Scrutineer again took the load, and Clarence came to the front and challenged him, and they rose together over the last hurdle, but the jockey was hard at work on Scrutineer. Clarence's name was loudly called as the old horse forged ahead and won by half a length ; Batman, 12 length away, third ; and Pastime 12 lengths from Batman.' In the laat half-mile it was evident the race had resolved itself into a match between Clarence aud Scrutineer. Time, 9 mm. 29 sec. Totalisator dividpnd, £2103 on botm machines. The Hack Steeplechase of 30 sovo was won fey Mr Broughton's Hurricane Eight started, 'and it was a very good race, all the horses being well ridden. Totali3ator dividend, £28 <6b. CONSOLATION HANDICAP, Of 100 sovb Two milos. Mr Pcott'a Scrutlnec r, Ust 10b . . . . 1 Mr GUpinN P.i9ti'me, lOst2lb .. ..2 Mr Chapman's Home Rule, 9st 161b . . . . 3 The Druid, Parnell,- and Denbigh also started. ,' RACING -IN ENGLA3I). NEWMARKET SECOND SPRING • ' MEETING. May 13, 14, 15. THE BREEDERS' PLATE, <Of 306*ors, and ICO suvp to t^u breeder of tho winner, added to a Hwkopi-Ukei of s>o soys eioh, for two-, year-olds; roHh, &b 121b; ft! ie.<, 8 t 91b; psnaltics ftnd allowances'. Rouh Ocari-e, five furlongs. Loid Codogan's b 1 tionely, by ll«rmit— Anonyma, gg B5 B 5 91b .. .- .. (T Cannon) 1 Mr Manton's eh i Grecian Brine, by Hermit— La 80110 Helena, 8-t 91b .. .. (P Arclvr) 2 Mr R. II Conmbd'a eh f Glcnro?a, by Blair Athol— Genuiuc, B*t 91b .. .. (S. LoateS) 3 Duke of Uamiiton's Empross Queen, 9si ' • (J. Watte) 0 Mr C. J. Lefevre's Northern Duke, S 1 121b Baron de Rothrchild's Avdiue, Bst OJb (J. Oahorne) 0 Lord Elk-smoi-e's Zagazisr, S3t 91h .. (C. Wood; 0 Betting : 9 to 4 agsfc Grecian Bride, 5 to 1 eaoh agst Aveline and Lonoly, 11 to 2 agst Empress Queen, 100 to 14 agst Glenrosa. After Empress Queen had delayed the start by bolting out of the (jouree two or three times, she got well away on the quarters of Glenroea and Grecian Bride on tho left. In the heela of this trio came Lonely, and Aveline was so forward on the right that the others could soon he seen in the shape of a tail. At tho Bushes. Lonely took a batter place between Glenrosa" and Grecian Brido, who lost thn company of Empress Queen in the Abingdon Mile Bottom. At the same time Aveline carried her colours slightly to the front, and kept there until half way np the hill, when she was collared in succession by Glenrosa, Grecian Brids, and Lonely. Of these Lord Cadogan's filly, was the last to make her effort, and getting tho best of it a few strides from the chair, she won by a head from Grecian Bride, who boat Glenrosa by the same. was defeated by a neck for third place, with the others, who were ■ headed by Zagazig, a long way off. THE PAYNE STAKES, Of 15 soys ecoh, with 600 soys added, for three-year-olds ; co'.ts, 8-ifc 101b ; fillien, 89<u71b ; renaliips and allowances. One mile two nwonffa 73 yards Sir J. Willoughby's br c Harvester, by Starling — Wheatear, Bst 181b .. " .. (P Wobb) 1 Mr J. Foy's hr c Soot Free, by Macgrpgor—Celibacy, &*t 61b ... . . (J Osborne) 2 ~Mr Lefevre's br c Ere:t, by Ethus— Burow as B*fc 131b .. .. .. (F. Archer) 3 Lord Oftdogan's Pearl Powder (lato Lord Craniorne), Sstßib .. .. .. (O W<v>dj 0 Mr J. H. Houldsworth's b c Royal Fern, Sat 13 b (T Cacn^n) 0 Mr J R- Kcone's b t American Giri, Ssi 21b (". I-oatej) 0 Betting : 75 to 40 on Scot Free, 11 to 4 agat Harvester, 100 to 8 agst Royal Fern, 100 to 6 agst Brest. Fewl Powder cut out the work, followed by Scot Free and Harvester, but the latter quickly headed the favourite and went on S3cond. They ran in this order to tho Bushes, where "Fearl Powder retired and Harvester took her place, with Scot Free trying hard to get up. Coming down the hill Harvester was eased, and the favourite got to bis quarters, but on the rise for home the Northener was beaten, and Harvester strode home a clayey winnor' by three parts of a length. Brest a bad third, Value of the stakes, £1040. Time, 2 mm. 17 3 5 sec, THE TRIAL MATCH. Last mile and a-hulr of tho GVarewKoh Cotrse. Duke of Portland's b c St. Simon, by Ga'opin - Sfc. Angela, 3 yrs. Bst .. .. it;. Wood) 1 M. Lefevre's eh h Tristau, 6 yrs. mt 5) h (J\ Webb) 2 M. Lefevre's b h Credo, 5 yra, sst B't> (J. E. Toml nson) 3 Duke of Portland's lambic, 2 yra, 6at 21h (E.Martin) 0 Betting : 3tol on St. Simon. Credo made the running at his best pace for a quarter of a mile, when tho two cracks side by Bide raced nast him, nnd they ran level to the Bushes. Here tho old one was in trowble, and St. Simon, sailing away, won in a cauter by Bix lengths EPSOM SUMMER. M ayJ 28, SO. DERBY STAKES, A sweepstakox of 50 soya ewb, lm 1 ' forfoifc, for threa-year-o'ds ; co't-i, f>3t ; fi Hoi>. SS Dili. '■ be second horqe to receive ?00 toys, (h > third 150 < ovs. from the stokes. One niiiu an=l a hilf (191 mio'cribon-) Sir J. Willouphby's lir c Harvester, by Sterling- • Wheatear, 98t .. .. (S Loate<) f Major F. E. Urace'e h c S' G;iticn. I y Rothorhlll or The ' over-Sc. Editha, 9st . . (0. Wcod) t Sir J. WiiloucfKbyV c-h ( Qjern Adela do, by Hermit -AdolaifJe, B,t 91b .. .. (Wobb) 3 Mr R. Jwline'fl b c Boauchamp,' by 13oauc!erc— Equ»oimity, Oat .. ..(Bowman) 0 Mr «.' Oarii gton's eh o Bedouin, by Childeric ~ Gipsy, Ost '-• •• •• («»«»■) 0 M. IrtWviw's br o Bras*, by Bthug-Gfednea?. • (Watte) .
Mr R» Jardine'd eh c Borneo, by Adventurer— Lady Lucas, 9st .. .. .. (Platt) 0 Sir F Johw- tone's eh c Condor, by Kisber Hermione, 9f>(i .. .. .- (Morgan) 0 Mr Gerard's eh c 3d. Modard, by Hormit-Muaket, iuare, dab .. .. ... (Archer) 0 Duke of ■ Hamildrn'fl eh o Loch Rsbra. by Wild Tommy Loch Tsnna. 0s 1 :.. " (Waiii'ight) 0 Mr K. O-bornc's eh c WAterford, by Wild Oats Piorcy, 9«t .. .. .. .Oflfcorm-) 0 Mr T. K. Walton's eh c Richmond, by Bold Davroll Hi?B Marriott, 9st .. ..(C. L:>ate') 0 MrW. M Holdawav's be The Hojwful Dutchman, by Etbus— Hopeful Duchesae, 9st (Kawlineon) 0 M. dq Roihschild'o eh c Talisman, by Stirling H\ppia, 9st .. .. .. (OannoD) 0 M de Hothschild's b c Woadotock, by Sir Bavys— Stella, 93b .. .. .. (Goatert 0 Betting : 2to 1 agst Queen Adelaide, 5 to 1 St, Medard, 6 to 1 Talisman, 10]fco 1 St Gatten 12 to 1 Beauchanrp and Watorford, 14 to 1 Borneo, and 18 to 1 Kichmond. There was an excellent Btart, but after a few Btrides Richmond assumed a alight lead, and after a quar er of "a mile had been covered Woodstock took up the running, Richmond second. They went through the furze in front of Bedouin to the mile post, where Richmond again took the command, and they ran thus to the top of the hill. Going down the hill Borneo assumed the lead, followed by St. Gatien and Richmond. "Entering the straight Loch Ranza joined Borneo, with Queen Adelaide and Harvester dose up. When a quarter of a mile from home Borneo was Btill leading, followed by St. Gatien, and the leaders continued in these positions to the distance-post, where Borneo was beaten. St. Gatien was here joined by Harvester, aud a tremendous race took place, the pair running locked together to the finish. Queen Adelaide was third, Watetford fourth, Treat, Talisman, Borneo, and St. Medard following in tho order named. Richmond finished ninth, Woodstock and The Hopeful Dutchman last. The race was not run off, the stakes being divided between the owners of St. Gatien and Harvester. Time, 2 mm. 46 1-5 sec. OAKS STAKED, A sweepstakes of 60 s,am each, for thice year-old ti.li'H ; Sat ) ob each. Onu mile an 1 a half. 150 nominations. Mrß»ird'a bf Busybcdy, by Petrarch- Sain way 1 Mr H. Pock's b f Superba, by Ste'ling- Highland Fling .. .. .. ..2 Sir J. WlHonghby's eh f Queen Adelaide, by Hornut -Ad laide . .. .. .. 8 Sir V Johnston's b f Kinfauua, by Wild Oats— Maid of Perth .. .. .. .. 0 Mr C 3. ferlcin*' b ( Wild Sho6, by Umpire— Wild Duck .. .- .. .. 0 Loid Netland's b f Pinta, by Adventurer— SpiegelEchiff .. .. .. ..' 0 Mr P. Jenningfa' eh f Loyfacy, by Wistminstcr — Execution .. .. .. .. 0 Sir G. bhetwynci's eh f QuhE, by Hermit—Patchwork.. .. .. .. •' 0 After several false starts all got off on fairly even terms. Queen Adelaide led for 200 yards, when Kinfauna took a slight lead, Wild Shot and Superba. being right behind. At the furze Pinta and Legacy passed Kinfauns, with Quilt fourth, Queen Adelaide and Wild Shot lying next, At the mile-post Wild Shot took third place, with Busybody closo behind. Rounding Tattenham Corner Busybody drew to the front, Queen Adelaide and Superba following; and after Busybody had thaken Queen Adelaide off she was challenged by Superba, but Busybody always had the best of the struggle, and won by half a length ; a length between second and third. Wild Shot came in fourth, Quilt and Kinfauns next, while Pinta finished last. YORK SPRING. May 20. GHEAT NORTHKUN HANDICAP, O! 300 BOV3, added to a sweeps' akoa ot 10 oovseoch. Ono mile and three quarters. 81 subs. Mr H. Robinson* b c by Camballo out of Florence — Ai«lnbie, 8 jire, st 101b .. (F. Bir.ett) 1 Mr T, Houce'd LawiDinEter, 0 yrs, 7sk 101b (J. Fagsn) 2 Mr R. Vyner's Crim Tartar, 6 yw, 63t Clb (Woodbum) 3 Lord Zetland's Victor Emanuel, aged, Sst Sib (J. Csborne) 0 Mr \V. l'Ansou'a Ben Aldor, 4 yrs, 7at 41b (H Luke) 0 Mr W. Stephenßon's He9pariau, 5 yrs, 76t 31b (D. Goo J way) 0 Count Le'indorfl'a Glooke, 4 yrs. 7st (A. Wh tij 0 Mr K. Ju.'dir7<i\-< T\ T ewton. a yru, en 91b <J. Wallj 0 Colonel W. H. H. Bro d'ey'B t by Lovilaudor out ol Cannonade, 4 yrß 6.- 1.. .. (F. Fiolay) 0 Lo d Lascelles' Aramis, 3 yrs, ss>t 10 b , (J. *'! Tomliwon) 0 Betting : 11 to 8 agst "Victor Emanuel, sto 1 each agst Glocke and the Florence Aislabie colt, 100 to 8 agst Lawminster, 100 to 7 agst Newton, and 100 to 6 agst any other. At tho first attempt the flag fell to a good start, Ben Alder and Aramia making joint play from the Cannonade filly and Glocke, the last pair being Vict6r Emanuel and Lawminster. Half a mile farther on the Cannonade filly assumed the lead, Glocke running into second place, whilst Beu Alder waa third, Aramis fourth, and Victor Emanuel fifth. On reaching the five-furlcug post Glocke went to the front, Ben Alder being next, whilo Lawminster had improved his position. Coming into the straight Ben Alder and Glocko were •beaten, and the Florence Aislabie colt running up to Lawminster, and getting the better of a good race home, won by a neck ; Tartar a bad third. The favourite was fourth, Hesperian fifth, Newton sixth, and the Cannonade filly last. Time, 3min 7^sec.
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RACING IN NEW ZEALAND., Otago Witness, Issue 1702, 5 July 1884
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