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SPORTING.

LONDON, June 13. The Manchester Cup resulted : By Jingo 1. Aynsley 2, Happy Man 3.

Received June 15, 11.40 p.m

BRISBANE, June 15

Albion Cup.—Master Warkon !, Everkeane 2, Demeranthis 3. Won by a necik. Time, 2.14.

GISBORNE SECOND DAY

(Per Press Association.)

GISBORXE, .June 14

The second day of the Gisborne Racing Club was held in ideal summer iveatlier, and before a nirge attendance. The course was in jirst class order. Tho totalisator investments for the day were £; 19,352, an increase of £291)9 over hist meeting. The total for the two days was £3t>,349, compared with £27,----749 last, meeting. Results: —

Gisbornc Hurdles: 2 Bjorneborg (Warner) J. 3 Cymer 2, 1 Hythread H. Only starters. Won r>y six lengths, third horse a furlong back. Time 3.10.

Maiden Hack: 1 Demonstrate (R. Reed) 1, 6 Master Cumin 2, 2 Glengyie 3. Also I'ji.n: 4 Anata, 8 Mountain Eagle, 0 Nick's Head, 3 Pavillion , 10 Muitilia, 7 Persian King, 9 Secret Cade, 11 Golconda. Won b.y one and a half lengths ,third horse a. head away. Time 1.2 2-5.

WiUkunae Handicap : 1 Gaziqiie (Goldfinch) i, 8 Ohm-eka 2, 7 Crosswords 3. Also ran- 2 Sir Ralph, 5 Actifid, 3 Black l-<ace. 9 Cleft, 4 Kididlestring, 0 Oratetir, JOBlackall. W-m i>y a head, the same distance between second and third. Time 1.44" 2-5.

Tehsipara Stoeples: 2 Aurore (Lorigan) 1, 1 l)ia\'oio 2. Only starters. Won by ten lomiihs. Time 5.18. ' Second Hack Flat: 3 Happy Valley (M Flint) 1; 4 Tieki 2, 5 Pavilion 3. Also ran : 1 Aire, 7 Haoine, 2 Maori Tekanga, 5/ Woudrow, 8 Gazey, 6 Toddy. Won by two lengths, third horse four lengths away. Time 1.6. Tiuvmganui Steeples: 1 Peneton (Roach) 1, 2 Juan 2, 4 Rerekohu 3. Also ran : Puna Raknu. Puna Rakau foil. Won by six lengths, tlur.d horse 250 yards ha.ok. Time 4.10. ' Farewell Handicap : 3 Orawia (M. ri-rlo> 1 5 Crosswords 2, 1 Black Lace 3." Also r«n: 2 Carlysian, 4 Chillie,_ G. Toki. Won by a lengcn and a half, third horse half a length away. Tune 1.10 2-5.

OTAGO HUNT CLUB.

DUNEDIN, June 14

Hunt Club races were held today at Wingate in showery weather AVhich affected the attendance. The totalisator put through £11,669 10s. Hunter's Hurdles.—2 Kintailshore 1, 4 Pure Gold 2, 3 Morisco 3. Also ran: 1 Hardshot. Won by a length, lime: 3.45 2-5.

Petre Steeplechase.—4 Handsome Boy 1, 3 Golden Rupee 2, 1 Luigi 3. Also ran: 2 Fairy Finn, 5 Wee Alarm. Fairy Finn and Wee Alarm fell. Won by eight lengths. Time:

4.5 3-5

Liverpool Steeplechase. — Dardanelles 1, 1 Morecambe 2, 3 Kaupakonui 3. Won by four lengths. Kaupokonui unseated his rider but he remounted. Time: 5.45 4-5.

Disposal Handicap.—3 Multiplication 1, Miss Finland 2, 2 Lady Birkenhead 3. Won by half a length. Time: 1.7.

Gimcrack Handicap.—4 Benefit 1, Bcrodino 2, 1 Kilkie 3. Also ran: 5 Marianne, 3 Palamon, 8 Glenshine, 9 Don Pacifico, 10 Erroneous, 6 Black Mountain, 7 Fabcorvus. Won by three lengths. Time: 1.33 1-5.

Hunt Club Handicap. — Graftella 1, 4 Lawsuit 2, 5 Lady Zepelina 3. Also ran: 3 Fairy Finn, 2 Kintailshore, 6 The Stunner. Won by four lengths. Time: 4.18 2-5.

Maiden Plate. —3 Grand Duchy 1, 2 Silver Peak 2. 6 Call Birl 3. Also ran: 5 Guizark, 7 Downstroke, 1 East End, and 4 Samson. Won by three lengths. Time: 1.22 3-5.

Jumpers' Flat.—l Gaylight 1, 2 Hardshot 2, 4 United Service 3. Also ran: 3 Handsome Boy, 5 Pure Gold. Won by a long neck. Time L'.'<3.

BY "EARLY BIRD."

"Hambletonian" writes in London "Sporting Life":—"l had a chat recently with a sporting parson who had been haled before his bishop to answer certain charges made against him because of his love of horse, hound, and turf. The bishop refused to inform him who had written certain damning letters, and what the exact charges were, so the sporting cleric said: —'Well, my lord, all 1 can say is they treat men a good deal more fairly on the turf when they have anything against them, and don't try them in this hole-and-corner fashion; surely you'll extend the same fairness to me which a jockey accused of .not riding square gets? Failing this, I shall continue to ride my race as I consider best.' The bishop was most pained at this 'unintelligible sporting jargon,' but I fancy my friend is rather like Sptedy Payne, who when called before the stewards to explain his conduct in a race replied:—'Your highnesses, my lords, dukes, generals, colonels, and admirals, I doesn't care a d ! When I rides and doesn't win, they say I pulls; and when I rides and wins, they reports me and suspends me. I've got a wife at home, a pig in the sty, and some money in the bank, and I doesn't care a d what ycu does.' "

The Panther was the first winner sired by Tracery in England, and was the highest-priced yearling of the season, costing 3600 guineas, md up to his Derby defeat last week was believed to be the best. His sire was bred in America by Mr. August Belmonl, of Lexington, bat did all his racing in England, and like his ton, got beaten in the Derby, which many thought he should have won. Unlike his son, however, he got third, and it was his first race, whereas The Panther won the Two Thousand Guineas and races at two year old made him look good in the interval leading up thereto. Tracery's breeding is all right, and he was not beaten after the Derby, and proved a great throe-year-old. It is on the dam's side that one fails to have quite so good an impression of

I The Panther. The dam, Countess Zia is by Gallinule, from Order of Merit, by Collar, from Lady Rayleigh, by Hampton, frcm St. Cypria, by St. Gatien, from Marcia, by Macaroni, from Feronia, by Thcrmanby. I Collar has not done so well as was expected of him by good judges, but Gallinule mares have been more successful at the stud than Gallinule horses, one of which, however, All Black, left us Desert Gold, and another, Penury. Lady Penury—good mares. Tracery was the best son of Rock Sand, and The Panther, so far, 3s voted the best son of Tracery, and it is, of course, to be expected that (he will redeem his character. His | Derby form was surely wrong.

i PROMINENT LADY OWNERS. ! It seems all the fashion for lady | owners to win big races in England in these days. The Derby, Two Thousand Guineas, September Stakes (substituted for the St. Leger), and Newmarket Gold Cup went to Lady ! James Douglas' Gainsborough last iyear, and now that lady has won the Oaks with Bayuda, a very consistent filly at two-year-old. Lady Queensberry, whose colours Avere carried for the first time when Royal Bucks smashed up his field for the Lincolnshire Handicap, comes from a branch of the Douglas family, of which Lady James Douglas came into such prominence through the classic victories of Gainsborough, the winner of the triple crown. Lady Queensberry informed a representative of the "London Sportsman" soon after the Lincolnshire Handicap that she could not understand why Royal Bucks was allowed to start at such a long price. When the horse was tried with Helion he went so fast and stayed so well that it must have been the best gallop done at Newmarket this season. Lady Queensberry regarded her horse as a racing certainty, ar.d subsequent events proved her judgment up to the hilt. It is not often that an owner makes such an auspicious beginning as to win a big handicap at the first time of asking. The Grand National has been twice won by Poethlyn, owned by Mrs. Hugh Peel. Mrs. Arthur James lost the Oaks last year through the disqualification of Stony Ford. On the opening day of the Lincoln meeting Lady Torrington won the principal event. The lady owners of Poethlyn and Royal Bucks furnished the respective winners of the National and Lincolnshire Handicaps double. For many years a lady raced in England in a large way in the assumed name of "Mr. Manton."

WAXGAXUI TROTTING CLUB

The usual monthly meeting was held on Thursday night.

Letter from N.Z. Trotting Association intimating that the question of starting would conn; up for consideration at the annual conference.—it was decided to instruct the dub's delegate to support the yards system.

It was decided to nominate Mr Geo. Spriggens for one of the two vacant seats on tlvi N.Z. Trotting Association, and the secretary was instructed to circularise the various clubs asking tor their support.

The president, Mr C. E. Mackay, was appointed the club's delegate to the annual conference to be held in Wellington next month.

It wa.j deckled to apply for Friday, 27th February, and Monday, Ist March, as dates for holding next season's Cup meeting

The Course Committee reported that the contractor, favoured by the (me weather. w;is making good progress and there seeineil. every possibility of the work being completed within contract time.

The 'ii-estion of the proposed carnival week Has discussed, and the following resolution was carried : "That this clul> heartily approves of the idea of a. carnival week and will fall in with the proposals if at all practicable.

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SPORTING., Wanganui Chronicle, Volume LXVI, Issue 17597, 16 June 1919

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