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3 Douglas has gone wrong again. ; fc Panoply was sold in Auckland last week B for37gs. Plotter ran very unkindly in the DuneL . din Cup. ; Paris is among the nominations for the ' Chester Cup. j Brennap, by Torpedo— Christina, is to be I tried over hurdles. 3 Sternchaser and Mousqiietaire are still in ; the sale list in England. 3 Whi£elegs, who won the Royal Hunt Cup 5 at Ascot in 1889 is dead. 3 Itfr H. Keith will probably make another' , trip to Australia shortly. T Boreas, who ran so well at the Manawatu meeting, is going to Australia. Lord Roslyn did most of his preparation for the Dunedin Cup in bar shoes. 5 The wife of T. Hales, the celebrated Aus- • tralian horseman, died on Feb. 10. ! Wakawatea finished unplaced in the • Oakleigh Plate. Patriot was sixth. . Speedwell, who won the Middlepark t Plate (England) of 1894, died recently. » Kapua and Rip Van Winkle have been • turned out, and Flaneur is enjoying a ; rest. ! Mr S. Hordern, the well-known Sydney L racing man, has left on a visit to Eng- • land. 1 Maximus was scratched for the Waimate Handicap immediately the weights ap--1 peared. . , Hova was very lame after hie : exertions in the Newmarket and Essendon Stakes on Saturday. This year, for the first time since the inauguration of the Dunedin Cup, the race was run in rain. The Wanganui Jockey Club has just concluded extensive improvements to its . course and stands. , During the Manawatu Meeting Voltigeur was purchased for <£80 by J. P. Belcher, the Wanganui trainer. Paris has been nominated for the Northamptonshire Stakes, the race he won so easily last season. ' Bombshell has been entered for the Great Metropolitan Stakes and City and Suburban Handicap. Thanks to the totalisator, theTasmanian Racing Club made a a profit of JJ9OO over its summer, meeting. The death is announced from Hawke's Bay of the brood mare Pursestring, by Apremont — Aurifera. Power, the rider of Carlton in the Newmarket Handicap, had 500 to 15 about his mount in that event. Gold Medallist stumbled while running in the Dunedin Champagne Stakes and got rid of one of his plates. Of the three <£10i000 races to be decided next season, Persimmon remains in only one, the Eclipse Stakes. C. W°°cl> the famous English rider whose license was withdrawn in 1888, has at last been re-instated. . Daimio finished a very poor third in the Weald Steeplechase. He looked light and the going was very heavy. Chelandry, the crack two-year-old filly of last season in England, is small and strikingly deficient in muscle. A writer in the London Sportsman calls Ebor a particularly smart horse at two miles, if not the best in training. M. Dawson, the celebrated English trainer, was born on Jan. 8, 1820. He is, therefore, seventy-seven years old. Captain and Mrs Scott, the latter b whom was the widow of Mr James White, have left Sydney on a trip to England. During the English season of 1896 Mr Pierre Lorillard, the well-known American racing man, won in England in stakes .£SIOO. Daimio has left Nightingall's establishment, and is now being trained by Escott, the trainer of Mr Gollan's horses. Isabinda, the two-year-old full sister to St Frusquin, is stated to be a great improvement in appearance on her full brother. Before Valiant left Sydney to run in the Newmarket Handicap he was credited with being as good as Hopscotch at even weights. Lady Emma, the dam of Lord Roslyn, won the Dunedin Cup in 1882, and again in 1884. St Clair, his sire, was unplaced in it in 1888. The New Zealand-bred stallions Chainshot and Derringer are doing stud duty in England this season, at 24gs aad 20gs respectively. The first foal of the year in England was a filly by Royal Hampton from Dingle, born at 5 a.m. on Jan. 1. Dingle has since visited Carnage. . St Kilda, who has been enjoying a rest ever since the Canterbury Jockey Club's Grand National Meeting has recommenced work at Ellerslie. Lord Roslyn was offered at the sale of the Warrington yearlings in 1895, and was purchased -by J. M'Ginness f or theHon G. M'Lean for llOgs. It appears that Aurum was unfortunate in. losing the Oakleigh Plate, in which it will be remembered he was beaten by a head by So-and-So. After the decision of the Post Stakes at Dunedin on Saturday, Senior Wrangler was offered for sale, and was purchased by Mr J. M'Kewen for £36. On the first day of the Victoria Amateur Turf Club's Autumn Meeting, Hive 9st 71b, by Eiridspord — Busy Bee, won the Hurdle Race of 200 soys, two miles. Victor Wild, who was reported as having gone to the stud, has been nominated for the Kempton Park Jubilee Stakes, which race he has won twice in succession. J. Osborne, the famous old English rider, is well and hearty, in spite of the fact that on Jan. 7 he was sixty-four years of age. He rode his first race in 1846, and his last in 1892. Daimio and Ebor are amongst the nominations for the Lancashire Handicap Steeplechase, of 20C0 soys, three miles and a half, to be run at Manchester on Easter Monday. . \ ' The Newmarket Handicap winner Maluma has been nominated for the Liverpool Spring Cup, to be decided on March 27, and for the City and Suburban Handicap. Reliance, by Tvonton, from the St Simon mare Elsie, made his first appearance in public in the Oakleigh Purse. He was very green, and finished unplaced, but he is stated to be an exceedingly fine colt. The race in which Daimio. made his first apnearance in England was the Weald Steeplechase, of 80 soys, three miles, decided at jLingfield Park. The son of Swiyeller carried 12st 101 b into third position: ■ Omladina, the crack two-year filly of 1895 in England, who retired from the turf last season, has been purchased from the Duke of Westminster by Sir J. Blundell Maple, and has been put into training again. Emmalea ran in the Eaton Hurdle Race of- 188 soys, two miles, decided at the Windsor meeting on Jan. 13, and, with list 121 b in the saddle, finished sixth to Fossicker, list 91b. She was not mentioned in the betting. • At the Moorefield (New South Wales) meeting on Fek 13^ Valiant 9st 51b won the Moorefield Handicap of 100 soys, one mile and a quarter, in a canter. This accounts for the son of. Antaeus starting favourite for the Newmarket Handicap. The Argus states that Bloodshot's chances . in the 'EssenAon. Stakes were apparently, sacrificed •in the interests k of his stable 'companion, Warpaint:. • The. New Zealahder- was ridden almost to a standstill, and yet finished well up with the placed horses.

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SPORTING BREVITIES, Star, Issue 5818, 11 March 1897

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SPORTING BREVITIES Star, Issue 5818, 11 March 1897