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Third Day — Thursday, November 4.

Melbourne, November 4. The third clay's racing of the Victoria Racing Club's Spring meeting took place to-day at Flemington. The weather was again fine and the attendance large. The following are the results :— MAIDEN PLATE, Of ssovs each, with 250 added. Second, 50jovs. pjgjl Weight for age. One mile and ajquarter. Sir W J Clarke's br c Menotti, 3yrs, by Darrhvell - — llomula ... ... ... ... 1 Mr J Hainea' br c Dufferin, 3yrs ... ... 2 Mr J Mitchell's b c Yule Cake, 3yrs ... ... 3 THE PLYING STAKES, •f 530V8 each, with 2"030vs added ; second 5030ve. Weight for ngn. Seveu furlongs. Mr C S Jlacdouald's br f Hortoneo. 2yn, by Gang Forward— Josephine, 6s(> 21b ... ... 1 Mr 3 Mlller'B eh h William Toll, Qyts . tot 21b .„ , c

Mr D Cooper's br c Huntingtower, 2yrs, 6st 21b ... • 1 Hon. W.Pearson's br c Bedouin, 2yrs, 6st 21b ... T Huntingtower and Bedouin ran a dead heat for third place. SPRING HANDICxVP. Of ssovs each, with 200sovs added; second, oOsovs. One mile aud a-quarter. Mr E W Ellis' ch hLord Wilton, Byrs "by Countryman—lnstep ... * ... ••• ... 1 Mr S G Couk's eh c Remus, 4yrs ... ... 2 Mr W E Boyd's b c Bravo, 3yrs ... ' ... 3 THE ROYAL PARK STAGES, Of ss-)vs each, with 200 added; tecond oOsove. Weight for age. Winners extra. , Two miles. Mr D Cooper's b h Trenton, syrs, by Musket - Frailty, 9afc 51b ... ... • ... ... 1 Mr M Lo.ike's b h Isonomv, 4yrs, by Winterlake — l{uby.9st ... " ..-. ' ... ' ... 2 Mr M Loughlin's b h Sheet Anchor, aged, 9st 6lb 3 Trenton, who won the race with ease, was loudly cheered by the public, who appreciated his splendid running on Tuesday in the Melbourne Cup. THE OAKS STAKES. A sweepstake of 25sovs each, with 375sovs added. Second horse 50. ovs. and third 25sovs from the stake. For three-year-old iiilies, Bst 101b. One mile and a-half. {70 subs.) Mr W I) Robert -.on's b f The Nun, 3yrs, by. First King— Pilgrim, Bst 101b ... ... ... 1 Hou J White s b f Taimrisk, 3yrs. by Che»ter— Guelder Hose. Bst lOln ... ... . ... a Hon W A Long's eh f M-iddelina, 3yrs, by Neckersgat—Meg Merrilies, Sst 101b ... ... t Mr D S Wallace's b f Essie, 3yrs, by St. Albaus— Starlight, Bst'lolb ... ... ... f Maddelina and Essie ran a dead heat for third place. The Nun won easily. Time, 2min ±ssec. • THE SPECIAL JUVENILE STAKE 3, Of ssovsea<:h, 1 ft, with 300 added; second lOOsovs. For geldings two years old. Weight, Bst 51b. winner of any race not a handicap extra. Five furlongs Hon L L Smith's b g Epicurean, 2yrs, by Darri- ' well— Ale he, Bst sib , ... ... ... l Hou W A Long s br g Kckorsiey, 2yrs, by Maribyrnong— Jessamine, 85t5.b... ... ' ... 2 Mr E Darlptt's b g Firebrace, 2yrs, by His Lordship—Drift ' ' ... ... ... " . ... 3 THE VETERAN STAKES, Of ssovs each, with 200 added. Second 1 horse oOsovs. One mile and a-half. Mr A F Smart's eh m Brown and Rose, syrs, by 3omnus— Giggler ... ... ... 1 Mr W dtricktt.nd'B b h Ben Bolt, syrs ... 2 Mr W E Dakin's b c The Pencil, 4yrs ... ... 3 There were 18 starters. Won by a neck. Time, 2min 40sec. Fourth Day. — Satuhdat, November 6. Melbourne, November 6. The fourth day's racing of the Victoria Racing Club's Spring meeting took place to-day. The, weather was fine and the attendance large. The following was the result of the various events : — MARES' PRODUCE STAKES, A sweepstake of lOsovs each, with 100 added. For three year-olds— colts, Bst 101b ; fillies, 8 t 51b. Winner of the V.R.C. Derby to carry 71b extra. Oue mile and a-quarter (194 subs.). Hon J Wliite'sbr c Volcano, 3yre, by Chester— Ktna Bstlolb ... ... ... • ... 1 Mr W Duggan's eh c Lord William, 3yrs, by Grand Flaneur— Nina, Bst 101b ... ' ... • ... 2 Sir W J Clnrke'B brc Menotti, 3vrs, by Uarriwell— Rornula, Bst 101b - ... „; " ... 3 Won easily. Time^ 2mm 13£ sec. THE FLEMINGTON STAKES, Of 580V6 each, with 250 added; second 75sovs, and third 25soys. For two-Tear-olds. Half a mile. Mr J R Oroolw's b c Casuist, ... - "_ ... ] Mr O Cooper's b f Oceana, 2yrs ... - - ... 2 Mr J Haines'fbr c Albert Loddon, 2yrs ... f Hon JWliiie'sbrf Sumatra, 2yrs ...' ... f Albert Loddon and Sumatra ran a dead heat for third place. THE V.R.C. HANDICAP, Of ssovs each, with 2 .0 added j second, 50sovs. One mjle and three-quart rs. Mr W E Rnvns' bo Bravo, 3yrs, b Grand Flaneur — TheOrpfian ... ... ■ r "... ' ... 1 Mr M 1 o.inhlin's b g Britisher, aged ... ... 2 Mr A F Smart's eh m Brown and Rose, syrs - ... 3 •'■ Twelve horses started for this race. Bravo, Brown and Rose; Britisher, and Ringmaster were the first to get away, and Tan in a bunch until the turn for home, when a splendid race ensued all the way up the straight, Bravo winning by a neck. Time,' 3min 7£sec. ' STEEPLECHASE, Of lOsovs each, with 400 added; second, lOOsovs. About three miles. Hon W Pearson's b m Lady Ashton, nged, list 111b ... ... ... , • ... ... i Mr E Martin's bg Native, aged, list 41b ' ... 2 Lady Ashton won easily, with Native second, the others being distanced. Time, 6min 51f sec. CANTERBURY PLATE, ' ' Of lOsovs each, witli 400 adied; 6eeond, lOOsovs. Weight for age. Three miles. Hou J White's eh c Trident, 3yrß, by Robinson Crußoe - Cocoanut, Tst 31b ... ... j Mr D Cooper's b h Trenton, syrs, by MusketFrailty, 9sfc 61b... ... ■ ... ... 2 Mr F Hentys b c Cyclops, 4yrs, by St. Albans— Jewess, 9st ... .„ ' ... < ... 3 Won by a length. Only four horses started. Time,'smin 25|3ec.' FREE HANDICAP. Of sbovs each. With 150 added.' One mile add a furlong. Mr S Martin's b g Hogmanay, aged ... 1 Mr KW Ellis' chh Lord WiltonTfiyrs '.'.'. 2 ■Mr S G Cook's eh c Remus,-" 4yrs "... f Mr JD Robertson's b f Tho Nun, 3yrs !'.! f Remus and The Nun ran a dead heat for third place. RACING IN ENGLAND. DONCASTER. SEPrEMBEK 14, 15, 16, 17. THE GREAT YORKSHIRE HANDICAP, Of 25sovs each, with fiOO added. Old St. Leeer course (lm 6f 132 yds). Mr W I'Anion's b or br c Selby, by Beauc'erc— ThePrarl,4yrs 7stllb ... (F Uarrett) 1 Lord Jillesmere sb m Belinda, oyrs, Tst filb „ _ _ „ , (J Woodbum) 1 Mi- J Lowther sch c King Monmouth, 4yrs, Bst Utt > — ••■ ... (J'Watt6) 3 Mr Abingtoii's Ben Alder, 6yrs, 1- 1 91b (J Fagan) 0 Sir R Jardine's Greenbank, 6yrs, flst 131b (VV Glover) 0 Lord Bradford's Titterstone, 3yrs, 6st lllb ' (JWall) 0 Betting: 2 to 1 agst King Monmouth, 5 to 2 Belinda, 100 to 30 Selby, 100 to 12 Titterstone, 10 to 1 Greenbank, 20 to 1 Ben Alder. ' The flag fell to a good start at the first attempt, Greenbank being first away, slightly in front of Ben Alder, with Belinda and Titterstone nexj and King Monmouth last. When they had fairly settled down, Ben Alder and Greenbank, 4ide by eide*, cut out the work alternately from Belinda and Selby, with King Monmouth last. Going through tho furzes no change took place in this order, except that King Monmonth dropped further in the rear. At the mile post ©reenbank and Ben Alder held a slight lead of Selby, with Titterstono fourth and Belinda fifth. . Passing tke rifle butts Selby took a feeler with the leaders, and Belinda took fourth place. Half a mile from home Selby oame on from Ben AM«f and Greenbimk, with Belinda et-ill nest 1 .

When fairly in the straight for home Selby increased his lead and Belinda took second J place, but failed to reach Selby, who won cleverly by a length ; three lengths botween second and third. Titterstone was. fourth, Greenbank fifth* ani Ben Alder last. Time, 3min 16 2-saec. ■' • . THE CHAMPAGNE SrAKBfl, - ?' Of 30sov8 each, with 500 added. For t'wo-year-oldi - colts, Bstl2lb; iiilies, B,t 91b. Ked House in (five furlongs 152 yards). ••' '■ Lord Zetland's b o Panzerdchiff, 1 by Wenlock— SpicgeUchiff. Bst 121b ... • ... (J Watts) f Lord ISUesniere's b c GranUison, by Hampton— Hflle of Bury, Bst 121b... ... '(G .Barrett) t Mr H. T Feuwick's b c Phil, by Fhilammon-. Phoebe, Sst lalb ■ ... /• •• Oa'nnnM a MrOlferkta'.J»o,oelain;BßtWb "" „ (J FagSn, O Betting: 95 to 40 ont' Panzerschiff, 5 to 1 agst Graudison, 6 to 1 Phil, 100 to 4 Porcelain Panzerschiff cut out the work from Phil.' with Grandison, on the right, in close attendance On settling down the four came on in almost a straight until entering the" straight, where Phil dropped away and Grandison took up the 1 running slightly in advance of Panzerschiff So they ran until the distance, where the pair drew out clear, and opposite the stand Grandison appeared to have the best of the struggle ; but Pauzerschiff getting up in the last stride, made a dead heat of it, Phil beiug a length and a half off the dead-heaters. The stakes were "subsequently divided. Time, lmin 141 sec. Value of the stakes, £960. , , " THE ST. LEGER STAKES, Of 2550V8 each, for three-year-olds ; colts, 98t;<- fillies Bst Hlb ; the owner of the second horse received 200sov8, and the third- lOUsovs out of the stakes Old St. Leger course (about 1 mite 6 fur. 132 yards). 192 subs, Duke of Westminster's b cOrmonde, by BendOrr —Lily Agnes ' ..; ' ... (PAr.:Tier) 1 Mr Manto .'a br c St. Mirin, by Hermit— Lady Paramount ... ... • ' ... (Q Barrett) Mr II 11I 1 Jeuuingß b c Exmoor, by Vestmiuster— LornaDooue ... ... (JGoattr) 3 Mr Douglas Baird'a b c St. Michael, by^p.incfield—laud's fand ' ... ... <T Gannon) • Mr J Lowther's eh c Basiugton, by Hampton — Miss Somerset ... .... (J Watts) 0 Mr X Osborne's br c Lord Lumley, by~Uucas— Lady Lumley ... ... (J dgborue) o Duke of Westminster's bl c Coracle, by Hermit— Barchettina... ... ... " (FWebb) 0 Betting : 7tol on Ormonde; 100 to 7, against Sfc. Mirin, 25 to 1 St. Michael, 100 to' 1 bar three. Atter one very slight break away, the lot were sent on the exciting contest to a splendid start. St. Miriu was first away, with a slight lead of Exmoor, Coracle, and Lord " Lumley, holding an advantage of the favourite, and St. Michael last. After going a furlong, Exmoor went to the front, and Coracle took second place, with St. Mirin third, Lord Lumley just clear of Ormonde, with Easington last. Going out of sight Coracle assumed thecommand, with Exmoor at his heels, Lord Lumley and Ormonde, side by side, being close up. Coming "through the Furzes Exmoor again took up the running from Coracle, and Ormonde joined theleadere, with St. Mirin next, Easington and Lord Lumley being clear of St. Michael, last. Reaching the hill, Exmoor still showed the way to Coracle, with Ormonde lying close up, third, and Easington next, Lord Lumley having dropped back last. At the mile Coracle improved the" pace, coming 'on clear of Exmoor and Ormonde, St. Mirin and Easington, side by "side, and Lord Lumley, who showed signs of befng beaten, still last. Passing the Red House, Coracle was still show* i lg the way from Exmoor, and hi 9 stable companion, O.monde— St. Mirin and St. 'Michael, some distance off, being in advance, of Easington, and Lord Luraley, beaten off, last. Sweep* ing round the bend Coracle still retained the command, but when in almost a line for home Coracle had' to give way to Ormonde, -who was followed by Exmoor, St. Mirin having" taken third place. Half a mile from home Ormonde increased his lead, and when half-way up the straight St.. Mirin took second place, followed by Exmoor, and at the distance the trio came right away, Ormonde, full of running, increasing his lead, and opposite the stand was a gooa three lengths in., advance, and, with" his pilot sitting as quiet as if in an armchair,' the favourite, amidst loud Bhouts, sailed 'home',the easiest of" winners by four lengths; Exmoor being a bad third ; then came St. Michael, three lengths off, fourth, Coracle fifth', with Easingtpn next, and • Lord Lumley last. Value of the .stakes, to the winner, £4475. Time, 3min 21 2-sth sec. ' THE PORTLAND PLATE. Of SOOsovs, added to a handicap sweepstakes of lOsovb each ; Red Housein (s furlongs foiyardi). Duke of Portland's b f Modwena, by Galopin Mowerina. 3yrs, 7st 21b ... (J Wo'odburn) 1 Mr H Hungerford's b c Brighton, 4yrs, 9st - •C Wood 2 Mr H Chaplin's b c Harmattan, 4yrs, 7sfe 41b (F Barrett) 3 Captain Machell's Crafton, 4yrs, 93t 71b „,. _ . rt ' . (F Archer) 0 Mr Craven s Campbell, 4yrs,. Sst 81b (T Cannon) 0 Lord Hastings' Pearl Diver, 4yrs^ Bst 4'b (JMorrell) 0 Mr F Robinson's Laceman, aged, 7st 91b -•' „ . • ' • GBarrett 0 Mr A Beuholm s Braw Lass, 3yrs, 7st 81b _ , ,TT '' „ E Martra 0 Colonel Heyward's Ordovix, syrs, 7st 7lb (W Robinson) 0 Mr W Gilbert's Dulcimer, 4yrs, 7st 21b (A White) o Mr A W Merry's c by Bertram or . Wisdom— 'Enigma, 3yrs, 7st lib... ... (FRiokaby) 0 Mr V It Graham's Stechford, syrs, 6st 131b Sir R Jardine's Linda, syrs, 6st 101b (W Glover) 0 Mr Oswald's Cvdohia, 3yrs, 6st 51b ... (Warne) 0 Lord Howe's Orange Blossom, 3yrs, sst 131b • (Cleminson) 0 Lord Haitington'B Morella, iyrs, (Sst 4lb (SLoates) 0 Betting.— 9 to 2 against Craftonj 7to 1 Harmattan, 8 to 1 Brighton, 10 to 1 Morella, 100 to 8 Pearl Diver, 100 to 8 Campbell, 100 to 7 Lace* man, 100 to 7 Dulcimer, 100 to 6 Modwena. After a cansiderable delay at the post,- and several breaks away had been effected, the- flag fell to a very fair start, aud the first to show in • front was Brighton, on the rails, but after going a couple of hundred yards Modwena, next the rails, took up the running, her immediate attendants br.ing Laceman, Braw Lass, Harmattan, and Crafton next, on the outside, with Brighten now in the centre. In this order-they ran until reaching the bend, where Braw Lass lost her position, and Modwena still in advance came on with a clear lead of Harmattan, Laceman, and Brighton at the same time closing up with them, Crafton was in difficulties at the distance. Lace man was the first to crack, when Brighton then wont on, and took second place. Inside the distance the three placed signalled themselves out, and although Stechford closed up on the third that caught the " judge's eye," Modwena held her own to the end, aud ultimately won cleverly, if not easily, by a length and a-half. Harmattan was next, three lengths off, third . Stechford, close up, was fourth, Cydonia .fifth, Laceman sixth, Ordovix seventh, Linda' eighth, Morella ninth, Craftou tenth, Orange Blqssom and Dulcimer next, with Enigma colt last. Time, lmin 9 3 sth sec. THE PARK HILL STAKR3, Of 15sov8 each, with 300 added. For three-year ol* fillies, Bst 101b; certain winners extra; maiden allowances ; second received lOOsovs out of the stakes, and third uavtd hio stake; Old St. Leger cour69. Duke cf Hamilton's b f Miss Jammr, by Pefcraroa — L«/iyPcfrWand,Mslb ... ' ..i(?.Wrt?rs) I

Prince Sottykoff » b f A>go Navis, Bst 131b (T Canon) 2 Sir RJardine'Schf Dav Dream, SstelbfJOßhmiifa) 3 Mr H Prck's Philosophy, Bst 131b (.F Archer) 0 Duke of Benufort's Travuneore, Bst 131b (G Barrett.) 0 Prince Solfcykoff 'b Counterfeit, Bst 101b (C Arnul) 0 Betting: 6 to 4 against Miss Jumray, 3 to 1 Philosophy* 7 to 2 Argo Navis, 100 to 8 Travancore. At the first attempt the flag fell to a capital start, Counterfeit showiug the way to Argo Navis and Day Dream, with Philosophy last. In this order they ran through the furzes, but climbing the hill, Miss Jummy and Day Dream, side by side, were tlv ir immediate attendants. Passing the rifle butts, no change in the previous order occurred, but reaching the bead Argo Navis came on from Counterfeit and Day Dream, with Miss Jummy next. Entering the Btraight, Counterfeit dropped back beaten, Day Dream and Miss Jummy joining the leader. About a furlong from home Miss Jummy took tip the running, and although Argo Navis made a resolute challenge opposite the stand, she aouldnever get on equal terms with the favourite, who won a good race by a neck; bad third. Philosophy was fourth and Counterfeit last. Time, 3min 20Jseo. Value of stakes, £1015. THE DONCAS CBR STAKFjS, Of lOsovs each, with .'OO added, for three year-olds ; colts, Bst 101b; fillies, Bst tilbj certain winners extra ; 8 condto receive lOOsovs ouo of the stakes, the third 50sovs. Last mile ana a-half. Prince Soltykoff '3 b c Silver, by Sterling -Lueetta, Batslb ... ... ... (C. Wood) 1 Lord Alingtou'o b 0 Candlemas, Bst 101b (F. Archer) 2 Lord Zetland* gr c Grey friars, Bst lllb (J. Watts) 3 Mr Manton's b c Gay Hermit, 9at 3lb (G. Barrel.) 0 Betting : 11 to 10 against Candlemas, 5 to 2 Silver, 4 to I Gay Hermit, 20 to 1 Greyfriars Immediately the flag fell, Silver went to the front, followed by Candlemas, with Gay Hermit last. In this order the quartette ran throughout. Silver never being overhauled, won in a most easy fashion by half a dozen lengths ; bad third. Gay Hermit was pulled up, and walked in alone beaten some distance off. Time, 2miu 42 2-ssec. Value of the stakes, £900. THE DONCASTBR CUP. Value 300sov», ad :e.l to a sweepstakes of lOsovs each, with 100 added; weight forage: with penalties and allowances. About two miles live furlongs. Mr 11 P'Ck's eh c Tho B.ird, by Petrarch—Magdalene, 3yrs, &st alb ... ...(OWood) 1 Mr BairdVb c St. Michael, 3yrs, 7st 101b (G Barrett) 2 Mr Vyner's eh f Stone Clink, 4yra, Bst 71b ( J Osborne) 3 Mr Lowther's eh c Easington, 3yrs, 7st 91b (J Woodburn) 0 Betting: 8 to 1 on The Bard, 100 bo 8 agst Stone Clink, 21 to St. Michael, 100 to 1 Easington. Stone Clink cut out the work from St. Michael, with the favourite lying a long distance off la«t. Passing the stand the first time Stone Clink showed the way from St. Michael, with The Bard treading at their heels. In this order they disappeared over the bill, but on reappearing Stone Clink had increased her lead to six lengths, Easington had taken second place, with The Bard still last. No change in this order took place until well past the Red House. Here the four competitors drew in close order, and when fairly in the straight The Bard assumed the command, aud without the slightest effort sailed home the easiest of winners by four lengths ; bad third. Time, Suiiu ssec.

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