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Sporting Brevities.

forelegs is shorter' than

One of Ruenalf'a the other.

Lord Roaebery was forty-eight years of age on May 7. The immediate cause of Nordenfeldt'a death was paralysis. H. Piper may not, after all, take- up his residence in the North Island. \

A yearling, full sister to Atlas^haa been put into training at Rand wick. •Racing has been again legalised; in the State of New York, United Stateß.

Jewitt, the trainer of Raconteur, thinks that the son of St Simon is a rogue.

The Dancer and Fright were shipped from Auckland to Sydney on Monday.

The ex-Canterbury pony Lady Thornton has been sent from Auckland to Sydney. The' statement that Hippomen'ea ia about to be sent to Sydney ia now contradicted.

Germaine, dam of The Miser, visited Megaphone last season,, but is not in foal.

News comes from Adelaide to the effect, that Port .Admiral will go to the stud next season.

J. Watts, th,e celebrated English horseman, celebrated his thirty-fourth birthday on May 9. Garrißon, the celebrated American rider, has retired from active pursuit of his profession. When Ormonde was in training the Duke of Westminster rode him in one or two gallopß.

The colt by Cateaby from Wainai, now in M'Ginnes'is stable at X>anedin, haa been added to the list.

It ia stated that after W. H. Keith has handed his horses over to Eelao, he will return to New Zealand.

Mr Hazlett, who iB partner with Mr J. Stephenson in Hippomenes and Co., haa left on a visit to Australia.

Rinb, a four-year-old brother to Ringmaster, haa been purchased for 20Oga to go to Iftdia. Bink is a gelding. A starting machine is being imported into England from Australia, and will be given a trial at Sandown Park. The yearling filly by St Clair— Onida has been named St Ouida, and the gelding by Cateßby— Wainui Blatin Bey. The handicaps for the Victorian Grand National Hurdle Bace and Steeplechase will be found in another column.

At the Ascot Meeting, laßt week, the Prince of Wale&'s colt Persimmon won the Coventry Stakes for two-year-olds. The steeplechase horse Egmont has changed hands. He has been purchased by Mr Beid, of Eangitikei, for JBIOO. Befiector has been sold to a resident of Coalgate, and the disappointing son of Lochiel will go to the stud next season. Mr Hart, of Adelaide, has received a cable message to the effect that the Duke of Portland is well pleased with Carbine. A half-brotber to Bill of Portland, who ia now at St Albans, won the Bedford Two-year-old Plate at Newmarket on May 16. Kulnine and Barnardo are not shaping wonderfully well in their first efforts over the smaller steeplechase fences at Bicoarton. Lord Bosßlyn, the yearling son of St Clair and Lady Emma is stated to bear a resemblance to Loyalty at a similar age. Mr A. S. Chirnside has sold Elswick to his brother. Mr E. Chirneide. The price paid for the brother to Merganser was £400. It ia improbable that Eve, who sustained injuries when J. B. Williamson's stable was destroyed by fire, will ever race again. The English bred pony Predominant, which has been nominated for the Melbourne and Caulfield Cups, stands only 14 hands. Castlebar 9st won the Steeplechase of 100 sov9, two miles and a half, at the Australian Jockey Club's June meeting on June 8. . D. O'Brien has received an offer for Loyalty from an English buyer. The price, however, was not considered satisfactory: A motion to hold a two days' spring meeting will be discussed at the annual meeting of members of the Manawatu Bacing Club. MrS.Hordern has no leas than fiftytwo youngsters by the defunct Norden-

feldt. Twelve of these will be put into work shortly. Mr tV. Cooper has- contradicted the statement that he sold Kirkconnel because the son of Royal Hampton wbb beaten In a trial by Float. The progeny of Maxim are winning in America. Miss Maxim won a race at Chicago, on May 10, and covered four furlongs in 49$ sec. §o well have the Chester meetings bean patronised of late years that £75 shares in the Chester Eacecourse Company are now worth from £140 to £145. Marco, who won the Payne Stakes at Newmarket on May 16; created a record for the Rowley Mile, covering the mile and eleven yards in lmin 42|sec. The members of Sydney Talteraall'a Club have decided to boycott the Kensing* fon racecourse. The formation of another betting club in Sydney is mooted. Sir Robert Feel, who died on May 9, raced for many years in England, but without much Buocees. He was a part owner of the famous Bonehill stud. At the Australian Jockey Club's Jane meeting on June 8- the Duckenfleld Stakes of 100 soys, seven furlongs, was won by Messmate Bafc 61b, by Qozo — Pastime. Speed well broke down after running in the Two Thousand! Guineas,, and was scratched for the Derby. The colt won the Middlepark Plate as a two-year-old. P. Pratt,, who rode Qaleottia to victdry in the One Thousand Guineas, is a nephew of the late Fi Archer. He is stated to resemble hiß famous uncle in a most striking manner. It ia stated that Armilla, the rising two-year-old daughter of Castor and Necklace will be sent to Australia shortly for the purpose of being trained for the Maribyrnon<y Plate. Mr D; Cooper's filly, Float, who started favourite for the One Thousand Guineas, andl finished unplaced, waß off colour at the time. She is expected to do better in the autumn.. It is now stated that Cloister some years ago collapsed in a manner similar to that which occurred just previous to the decision of the laat Grand National Steeplechase. Aloinou* 7st 111 b finished unplaced in the Winter Handicap, of 110 soya, one milej decided at the Bendigo (Victoria) Winter Meeting on June" 5. The race was won by Tullamore 7st 121 b. Water Queen, the daughter of Apremont and Waterßprite, who has fonnd her way into the Wairarapa district, has a fine filly foal by Derringer, and is again in foal to the son' of Mußket. Atlas, Ruenalf and Carnage have all been supported for the Melbourne or Caulfield Cups, and Bob Bay,. Anraria and Wallace have been enquired after for the Victoria Racing Club's Derby. " T.T." writing on the Melbourne Cup in the Melbourne Sportsman, states that in nine cases out of ten if the owner of the winning horse clears £40.000 in bete, the public divides another £40,000. The American crack Bprinter, Stonenell, who, when not fit, was beaten in a selling race at Newmarket en May 15, was claimed by the owner of the second horse, and has passed into English hands. Bradford, the crack English light-weight horseman, rode the winners of the Kempton Park Jubilee Stakes and Newmarket Stakes within four days of one another, and both his mounts started at 20 to 1. The American steeplechase horses must be an inferior lot. Lady Raymond, an Irish-bred mare, who was only a hunter at Home, haß been winning the moat important orOßs-country events in New York. The American horse Banquet 11., won a Selling Race at the Newmarket Second Spring Meeting. Hiß connections won a large sum by the victory, but had to pay no less than 1510gs to retain their horse. At the Epsom (Victoria) meeting on June 8 the Hurdle Race was won by Tim Swiveller 12afc 81b. This is the first event won by the bou; of Swiveller, Bince his disqualification for the Caulfield Cap of 1898.

The American Horses in England having been withdrawn from all their engagements, seems to point to the fact that, now that the New York Eacing Bill has been passed, they lfrill return to their native land. The. three-year-olds in England this season, with perhaps the exception of Whittier, who was not engaged in the Derby, mnat be very weak. M. Dawßon estimates Sir Visto as a 141 b worse horse than Ladas. Kirconnel did start io the Newmarket Stakes, won by his stable companion, The Owl. The winner of the Two Thousand Guineas, however, collapsed in a most extraordinary manner after a mile had been covered. Mr T. Morrin has nominated Dayetar, by Castor— Cissy; Armilla, by Castor— Neoklace, and Edith Cureton, by Castor— Frailty for the December Stakes, to be decided at the Australian Jockey Club's Summer Meeting. Mr S. Hordern has sent to England to procure a stallion to take the place of Nordenfeldt. Three or four horses are uider offer to him, and he will probably buy a Bon of St Simon to mate with [his Nordenfeldt mares. A writer in the Melbourne Sportsman states that unless the Australian handioappera take a more moderate view of The Possible's capabilities, the son of Nordenfeldt is likely to be sent to New Zealand in the spring. Malachite, who was reported as having broken down after the Australian Jockey Club's autumn meeting, has made a rapid recovery, and took part in the Bandwick Stakes, decided at the Australian Jockey Club's June meeting on Jane 8. Mr Gollan has lost the services of Tir for at least a time* The son of Maxim and Florence McCarthy once promised to be useful, but an old injury to a tendon, incurred when in the breaking stage, has again made itself apparent, and has necessitated rustication. Bey El Santa Anita, by Cheviot, who won the American Derby last year, has developed a reputation for being somewhat in and out. He won a mile race at Louisville, on May 8, but shortly afterwards failed to run into a place in the Brooklyn Handicap, won by Hornpipe. Sir J. Blundell Maple* deolared to win the Newmarket Stakes with Kirkconnel, who was one of the first beaten, and his stable companion, The Owl, stalling off Solaro'a challenge inside the distance, won an exciting race by a neck, with Sir Visto half a length behind them. The Nursery Handicap of 100 soys, six furlongs, decided at the Australian Jockey Club's June meeting, was iron by Miss Nora7st 31b, a daughter of Nordenfeldt and the New Zealand bred Lady Norah.. Osculator 7st 21b, who was well supported, got away last, but finished fourth. The annual meeting of the South Canterbury Jockey Club was held on Thursday. The report stated that the meetings during the year were satisfactory, a profit of JE6S being made. Mr E. N. Guinness waß re-elected president, H. Piper starter, and Mr George Dowse handicapper. _

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Sporting Brevities., Star, Issue 5299, 2 July 1895

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