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SPORTING NOTES.

The Christchuroh Hunt Club will told a, meeting at- Plumptpn On July 36. Tabilk, by Malvolio, who was sent to Java, wan all the principal races 'there. At the Woiverhampton May Meeting- W. Lane rode four but oi '•six winners. . The death is announced of ,'Mts John, Porter, wife of 4he well-known English trainer. ' Sandbag, 'by Carbine, ran third in ihe Club Plate at the Haydock Park Meeting on. May 17. Mr J. E. Henrys will adjust iihe handicaps for the South Canterbury Jockey Club next season. It is -reported that Ihe bay horse Atlas, by Cranbrook, is to- be sent to England for stud purposes. It is probable that the Australian horse Lucknow, by Russley, may be sent to England to race. The South Canterbury Jockey Club has selected Sept. 8 and 4 as the dates for ift Spring Meeting. ' _ ;ji • " BaiUstite, who paid a sensational dividend at the Napier meeting, Oiad .only recently been purchased for &LT. . Lord Carbine, by Carbine, was second, an the All-aged Maiden Plate *t the Hurst Park Meeting on. May 20. r Kizie Kourgan, the winner of the G-rana Prize of' Paris, «ecured the Pxix Lupin, of 4892 sovs, on May 18. Lord Carbine, 'by Carbine— Leapfrog, finished second in the St Helen's Plate at Haydock Park on May 17. . San "Fran, one off the top-weights in the Melbourne Cup, is now reported to "be likely to atand a preparation. J.P., by Apremont — Justice, fell whilst out with the -Christchurcn Hounds on Tuesday last, and broke his neck. SHenfield, a colt sired 'by t!he Musket horse Oh&in^hot, won a five-furlong race at the Bath meeting on May 27. The Trenton horse Longy finished unplaced in ihe Longbaugh Welter Plate at the Redcax Summer Meeting on May 20. A movement £a« been set on foot in Melbourne lor the erection of rf monument over the grave of Harry Underwood. i Parthian 11., by Grand Flaneur, failed to j gain a situation in the Prince's Handicap, run at the Gatwick Meeting on May 17. Wargrave, by Carbine, won the weight-for-age Champney Plate, on« mile " and a 'half, at the Gatwick Spring Meeting on May 16. The New Zealand-bred horse Kaim&te finiflhedTiourth in> the Wanda Steeplechase, decided at lihe Victoria. Amateur Turf Club's Meeting on June 21. The death is announced of the oldest English, trainer, James Hopwood, who was born in 1814. He trained that great, mare CatJherina for sixty-five of tne races which she won. A- New Zealand 'horseman had the moun't om AWbotsfield in the Welter Handicap, run at the Australian! Jockey Club's Coronation Meeting, on June 26. Abbotsfield finished Holkar, by Wellington— Miss Edge, won the Jumpers' Flat Race at the Mentone (Victoria) Meeting on June 18, and the Hurdle Race at the Victoria Amateur Turf Club's Meeting on The American colt Intruder, by Meddler,

who was landed in England as the Derby colt Nasturtium, won his first, race— the Three-year-old Maiden- Plate, at Hurst Park | on May 19. I Collar, who is nearly an own brother to Sceptre, arrived in England from America in May. Mr R. S. Sievier was the first to take & nomination to "the horse at 50gs, whilst his subscription list was quickly fiiiing. According 'to a Vienna paper, an Austrian sportsman accepted 20,000 to 10 that he would name the winner of five events. The first four have won, but his fifth selection, according to English; files, was an unlikely starter. ' Seringapa-'tam (late Screw Gun), starting absolutely friendless, finished third in- ihe Alexandra Handicap, -aix furlongs, run at the Gatwick Meeting on May 16. The winner, Vulpio; was not mentioned, in the betting. Arizona, who ran fourth in -the Grand Prix de Paris, just prior to the last mail leaving, easily settled the pretensions of eleven opponents in the Prix Daru, at Paris, 'a. three-year-old produce stakes of the value of 2409 «'ovs. . It appears that the totalisator< officials at the Napier Park Meeting omitted to. ring on two tickets on Ballistite, who paid a dividend of over £122. This means that the money will have to 'be found by the totaiisfctor. proprietors. Wheai the' last mail left England, Carbine was a good .secohdto Persimmon' in the winning sires' list, »nd, judging by the form his stook is showing, it is possible that the Musket horse will lead Persimmon before the season closes. Sidus, after winning ihe Prince's Handioap at the Gatwick Meeting on. May 17, was disqualified for .bumping, and Rice, who finished •second, was declared the winner, whilst dhe Carbine horse Wargrave went up into second place. ■' ,The committee of the Dun«din Jockey Club received ani application for registration from Ihe committee of the newly-formed Forbury Park Racing Club. It. was re&olved to forward the application to we Racing iConf erense without opposition. : At the Australian* Jockey Club's Meeting on June 26, Marton, by Lodhiel. secured the Hurdle Race: Bother, by Russley, the Flying Handicap; Dunure, by Escutcheon, the Apprentices' Handicap; and Skein: Dhu, "by Lochiel, the Welter Handicap. Indian papers state that the Carbine four-year-old Bistoriiani has been puTchaswt in- England by Mr Galstaun, with- the idea of winning the next Viceroy's Cup. Bistonian won five races in England last season, and has tun well >two or "three times this year. Among the starters for the Singapore Derby were Iron. Hoop, The Leveller and Mal•leolus, but they "were all beaten out of a place, and Gay Lass won easily from Sir LauF.celot. Later in the daV Beauxite accounted for Argonaut, Parramatta and seven . others in the Paddock Stakes. ' The following amounts ihave' been won during the present season in England by the stock of the undermentioned sires: — Persimmon, £10,642; Carbine, £9285 10s; Isinglass, £2918; Royal Sovereign; £2655 ; Sheen, £2498; St Serf, £2453; Freemason, £1970; Common, £1941; Melton, £1673; Prisoner, £1615; and Juggler, £1502. It -is reported that the imported ©tallion Melibseus recently died a* TimarUi He was imported to New Zealand in 1897 'by Mr T. Campbell. He was sired by Ben Battle or Arbitrator, his diam being Queen.- of <the Bees. At the time of ihis death the was the joint property of Messrs P. Campbell and T. Tescheroakef. iHe was a Queen's premium^ winner in England. " The New Zealand hurdler, Regalia 11., drew attention to his Grand National prospects by easily and unexpectedly annexing the Rose- : hill June Handicap, one mile and three fur- i longs. He went 4o the front early, and was never afterwards headed, winning hard held, by half a dozen . lengths. Queen of Sheba was a waxm 2 to 1 favourite, but the best she could do was to dead-heat Fairy Prince ior third place. . .."'■•• Mr Allison, they" Special Commissioner " of the London i '" Sportsman," condemned the Derby winner] Ard Patrick, op account of his r. being sired by a No. 20 horse, but after the colt had shown such good form in the New-. market Stakes, in. which he was disqualified for boring,, the writer, in a '-three-quarter column article, failed even to convince himeelf that the figure system was impregnable. It will be interesting to await his remarks ok the Derby Tunning. ; '^k.^ • I — "Eliminatrng jumping^ " two-year^OTa and classic races, a corr-eEpoiident supplies the following table of the distances of all the races run for in Victoria during last year: — Four furlongs, 123 ; five furlongs, 390 ; eix furlongs, 467; sevem furlongs, 73; one mile, S2O; -nine furlongs, 63; one mile and a quarter, 146 ; eleven iurlongs, 36 ; one mile and a half, 22; one mile five furlongs, 1; one mile and three-quarters, 3 ; two miles, 2 ; two miles and a quarter, 1; three miles, 1.

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SPORTING NOTES., Star, Issue 7450, 10 July 1902

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