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SPORTING NOTES.

Regulalion has been sold to a Hawera sportsman. ■ • The Sydney hcrse, Sir Roger, has been sold to an Indian buyer. , The racehorse Great Scot 'has been shipped for India. {Tom Melbourne. . ... An offer ior an American three-year-old called Africandex was recently refused. ' Dnndas, by Trenton— Ha-ppy, Return, won a. hurdle race at Wolverirampton in Aprii. . Trenchant, a three-year-old by Trenton— 'Miss- Pert, won * seliirg race at 27ewcastlo in V D.Z. Pripe. J. ' Pettie and L. H. Hewitt left Auckland 'by the Sierra tor San Francisco on Friday. When the l&3t mail left England a rumour was current that the Carbine colt Greatorex was lame. Clanburn'B owner recently, asked 1 £200 m response to an inquiry »s to -his price, but no business resulted. Bacing is flourishirg in India at present, and an ali-round increase in.- stakes is expected this season. , In response to -a request from South Africa, Mr R. Phillips has put a price on his colt. Abundance. Rock Sand had an easy wici.in the Bennington Stake3, for three-year-olds, the day before the mail left England. An American two-year-old by Ormonde is said to be very promising. Ormonde is now in 'his twentieth year. The French Jccksy Club arranged) a special day's racing for Saturday, May 2, in honour of the visit of King Edward. Florin and Trochon, both by St Swithin, were winners on the last day of the South Australian Jockey Club's meeting. The Australian Jockey Club has decided thaA no jockey ahull carry more than 7ib dead weight aibout Siis body during a race. A good two-year-old -has 'been unearthed in America in Graziallo. He is by t'he ErglisJibred sire Rapallo, by Bond Or— Napoli. It is understood that M. Traihan, the Indian buyer,' will visit New Zealand shortly in search of another Record Reign for India. Mousquetcn, . a two-year-old by Oarorr.e — Musa, won the Fitzwilliam Stakes, for two-year-olds, at the Newmarket Craven Meeting. M'ChEsney, one t^f ihe crack three-year-olds in' America last season, was recently beaten by. a lot of moderates in a handicap at Memphis. • ■ .';..-.; The Sydney jockey, J. Barden, considers the frequency of accidents on Rand-wick course is attributable to the reckless riding of inexperienced boys. ■ Both reinstatement -and explanation of the cause of suspension, iave been refused to the American jockey, J. Reiff, by the French Jockey Club. . . _ • The Victorian Deroy winner, Hautvillers, was recently 'beaten in the Argentin-e by a native-bred horse named Peppermint, who is now in Soutih Afric*. .? • ....--. In view of Woiwexa's recent form, .has proepeats do not look too bright for an Australian c«mpaign, which is believed to have been contemplated by his owner. ■ - / . The S>ltan of : Johor* ■*•* anxious to purchase Sbi6urri«r. winner; of the Adelaide Cup, but he "declined to give the 3000g9'««ked for the Pilgrim'^ Progress coit. - ■'„. ., __ Strong objection is being taken, to Mr : W. A. 'Jjenzies, . the laewly-appoiated' !h*ndicattft«r

io the Victoria Racing Club, retaining his position as judge at C*ulfield. A .statement Has ibecn current that a trip to Australia was contemplated with Pallas. The subject was under consideration, but it has been, abandoned, for the present at any rate. The Australian 'horse Kioia •started in the Lancashire Steeplechase in April, but lell. The Kind's 'horse Ambush 11. was also one of the field,, but tailed off early in the race. Haydn has now won the Century Hurdle Race at Wanganui, the Grand National Hurdle Race and Steeplechase ai Riccarton, and the Great Northern Steeplechase ?.t Auckland. Corral put up three good performances in | the hurdle races at the South Austr&'ian Jockey Cub's meeting. Ho ■won euch day, his weights .being 12st 7lb, 13si a»d 13st 10/b. It is Btated ihafc Vanity Fair, by Pilgrim's Progress — Madcap, -who ran third in -the Caulfield Cup aad 1 second in the Melbourne .Cup, is under offer to an Indian sportsman at 1000 guineas. ' . . Sainfoin, who appears to have sired a bit of a champion iu Rock Sand, commenced! his career in a. very jnodesi kind of way, rand in the season of 1901 he was standing at a fee | of eight guineas! "West Guard will l>e sent io Sydney shortly, but it is unlikely that her stable mates, Oingo and Av.-ahuri, "will moke the -trip. AVc*t Guard will go into the stable of the Rosehill trainer, J. Sealey. . The New Sou'.li "Wales Trotting Club is now on the way to a successful future. The last few race tings have each returned a profit, and the litest gathering was the best from a financial point of view that has yet been held. Mr W. Dawson, Slaving resigned his position a.g a member of the Dunedin Jockey Chib Committee, owing to Ms taking a trip to America and En ? land. Sir A. C. H«n!on, the well-known solicitor, Jraa been appointed .to tih.9 vacancy. „ „ . -it A. visit to Australia is evidently contemplated by the owner of Tresham, the Auckland iumper having been nominated m both, Victoria and New South Wales. Presumably, however, there is a desire to get a line as to his probable weight first, as he has no chance of being on the scene in time for the races lie ha* been entered fcr. A three-year-o!d filly by Torpedo— Streamlet was sold at Wanganui recently for 10 guineas. This filly is well bred 1 , her dam being by The Mite— RivuM, the dam of Brooklet, Tho Brook and The Shannon, the three last-named being by Torpedo. Sojourner, winner of the Adelaide Cup, was protested- against by the owner of the second torse on -the ground that he was mform>allY nominated. The objection was dismissed, and, being of opinion that it" was frivolous, the stewards fined the objector £10.

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SPORTING NOTES., Star, Issue 7723, 5 June 1903

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