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SPORTING.

♦ THE DERBY. "United Press Association— Per Electric Telegraph— Copyright. . Received May 27th, 9.30 a.m. London, May 26. Eighteen horses started for the Derby. Disraeli, the favourite, held the leading position, but collapsed at the hill. Batt and Wantage going strongly assumed leading positions. Jeddah, who up to this point had been running m the last division, began to come up a quarter of a mile from home, m company with Dieudonne and Dunlop. Jeddah challenged Batt two hundred yards from the 'winning post, and after a game struggle, won by three-quarters of a length. Time— 2min 47sec. Madden rode the winner. It was Mr Larnach'a first trial for the Derby. He i

bought Pilgrimage, the dam ofJeddah, for 160 guineas, and was unaware at the time that she was m ioal. THE NEW ZEALAND GRAND NATIONAL MEETING. Per Press Association. AUCKLAND, May 27. For the North New Zealand Grand National Meeting, Mr Evett has declared the following weightß :— Maiden Steeple — Tallyho 11-7, The Sinner 10-13, .Barbarossa 10-5, Troubadour 9-12, Playboy 9-10, Itch 9-10, Voltigeur 11., 9-10, The Trifler 9-10, Reindeer 9-10, St. Hiko 9-7, Great Britain 97, Glenarm 9-7, Menaderva 9-7, Atlantic 9-7, Katoomba 9-7, Clonmel 9-7. Maiden Handicap Hurdle Race— Barbarossa 10-7, Seabreeze 10-5, Antares 10-5, Reindeer 10-0, Glenlora 10-0, The Saint 10-0, Yattenfeldt 9-12, Anita 9-12, St. Hiko 9-7, Carbuncle 9-6, Lufra 9-5, The Trifler 9-5, Atlanta 9-5, Thelma 9-0, Honesty 9-0, Fairy 9-0, Doddo 9-0, Miss Shot 9-0, Great Britain 90, King of the Gipsies 9-0, Bouth Pacific 9-0, The Sharper 9-0. Pony Handicap— Bob 10-7, The Sneak 10-7, Libeller 10-5, Napoleon 10-5, Leona 10-0, Dot 10-0, Recruit 9-10, Little Wonder 9-7, Mangakawa 9-6, The Major 9-5, Brigette 9-5, Nanny 90, Amiable 9-0, Presentment 9-0, Nellie 9-0, FanDy 9-0. Winter Welter— Sylvia Park 11-12, St. Kilda 11-8, Castashore 11-4, Rubin 10-12, Panoply 10-10,Coronet913, Supplejack 9-11, Indian Shot 9-11, Anita 9-10, Crusoe 9-10, Miss Anna 9-9, Light 9-8, Kanaka 9-7, Favona 9-7, Pinepinetekura 9-7, Bonnie Blue 9-7, Korowau 94, Doneraile 9-3, Merry Maid 9-3, Lady Helena 9-2, Fair Nell 9 0, Crusader 9-0, Taplow 9-0, Record Reign 9-0. The Needle 9-0, Three Star 9-0. Opai and Nor'-west are favourites for the Grand National Hurdles at 5 to 1.

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SPORTING., Timaru Herald, Volume LX, Issue 2716, 28 May 1898

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SPORTING. Timaru Herald, Volume LX, Issue 2716, 28 May 1898

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