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TURF NOTES.

IBt " NIMEOD.": FIXTURES. June 2(5, 21— Napier Park R.O. July 4, ft—Gisborne R. O. July 1?, 20—Wellington R.O. Winter. August 18, 15, 17-O.JiO. Grand National.

Kaciufr at Gisborne nest Thursday and Friday. The Olaroville trained bir Lethe and Nedra notched a win at the Napier Park meeting. On the iirst day Sir Lethe came to grief in the Napier StooploehHae throngli lMorohiko blundering. Yesterday ho was saddled up for the Park Steeplechase, two miles and a-liall: which no duly won by a kmgtin. Nodru won the Moteo Hack llurdlcH on tho first, day very easily, and returned her supporters a handsome dividend. Trainer Gravestock haw the pair in splendid fettle, and they should be hoard of again before AlpheuK, who won the Ladies' Bracelet, at Napier Park yesterday, is a rising six-year-old gelding by iJirkeuhead—Aroiilmsa. Hβ is one of tho Hon. J. D. Ormond's six Now Zoulami Oup entries. In this year's Epsom Handicap Lady Medallist has been awarded i). 12—a stone more than she had last year. At tl o Mooueo Valley (Melbourne) meeting on June 15th, 0. O'Neill and H. Cairns each rode winners. Colleen Mary is again in work at Kiccarton. Winning Way and Scottish Star have rejoined tho Chokeborc Lodge active brigade. Both fillies look well after tho rest. Apoilou, tho brown colt by Monoform— Latona, who won tho A. R.C. Champagno Stakes in 1910, lias been re-coinniissioued by his owner-trainer, F. McMauemiu, at Ellerslie. It is expected that when the Auckland Racing Club issues the programme for the coming season tiie prize money will be found to have been substantially increased. Tuesday's mail brought exchanges from England witli an account of tho Newmarket Stakes, in which Cyigad defeated Tagalie by two lengths. The description of the race shows that Lomond was pulled up lame, and seriously interfered witli Tagalie. But. for this, the Derby winner would probably have beaten Cj-lgad. A noticeable feature about the race is tnat not one of the five runners was riddou by an Eugiis.'i jockey. Nominations tor the principal events ut the C.J.C. Grand National fixture close to-uight. Sea King's half-sister Eggshell, by Kilchorau—Seasliell, won the Golden Mile at Kalgoorlie, W.A., on June 13th. White Cockade was responsible for a good display of jumping over the hurdles at Riccarton last, week, and his stable companion, Master Paul, acquitted himself well over the steeplechase fences. Silver Blaze was exercised twice over tho steeplechase fences at Riccarton last week, and on each occasion gave a finished display. He was accompanied during a portion of one of his tasks by Shillelagh, who performed satisfactorily. As showing bow racing is booming iv Australia, it is interesting to note that the leading trainers' teams are now approaching in numbers what is generally tho experience in England with the best-known mentors. In Victoria G. Scobie has 31 horses in work, including twelve engaged in the Melbourne Cup and fourteen in the Caulrield Cup while the following list from N.S.W. is instructive:—P. Nolan 21; T. Payteu, 20, F. McGrath li>, T. Scully 17, I. Earnshaw 14, W. Kelso, J. Allsop and M. Thompson 12 each. Sublime now races in the interest of Mr R. N. Parker. Jnlian is now the leading Horseman over fences in the Dominion, and is one of the oldest followers of the mixed riding business now at the game, and is not an exponent of the "Sloan" style, nor is Deeley, who is at the head of the list of flat riders. Maorilancier J. N. McGregor sustained slight concussion and had his lip badly lacerated, when Stratford fell with" him iv the Steeplechase at Moonee Valley on the 15th iust. Three youngsters by the defunct New Zealand stallion Multiform have just been put into work at RandwicK by R. O'Connor. They are Arrowform, out of the imported mare Arrowroot; Multifoil, out of Eloping Lady (imp.); and Mults, out of the Havoc mare Send Off. The last-named is spoken of as a very fine-grown colt. Another one that has attracted a good deal of attention is a colt named, Lochform, and of Marvel Loch, the dam of Lochano.

At the Poverty Bay Turf Club's meeting in 1908, Kaipetipeti, by Monaco—Pouawa, won the Becond Hurdle Handicap very easily under Hi. 12, which is probably the heaviest weight ever carried to victory in New Zealand. The horse is now doing useful service in harness iv Wanganui.

Zealand started favourite for the race lie won at Mouee Vailoy (Melbourne) on June 15th. He carried 9.3 and ran the six furlongs in lmin 20secs.

When the mail left England tho list of winning jockeys was headed by F. Wooton witii 28 wins to his credit. After him camo Ma her 'MS, J. Clark, 21.•,, C. Trigg 17, while the Sy iney rider, W. Huxley, had 11. A few weeks ago tho stewards of the English Jockey Club suspended Huxley, who is attached to R. Woottou's stable, for foul riding at the Hurst Park races. The suspension will extend to July 15th.

The Grand Prix de Paris, of 12,000 soys, will be decided at Paris on Sunday. Among the English three-year-olds entered were Cyigad, Jingling Geordie, Lomond and Hall Cross. At a meeting oi the Taranaki Metropolitan Committee last week, A. Rhodes' training license was suspended for a mouth for knowingly employing Hector Gray, whoso name

Cniitbiuivi on P'J'ie :i -)

I appeared on the list of disqualified persons in the Official Calendar. L. H. fiow'itt ,mil(! Tngnlie when slie rau second to Uylgad in tho Newmarket Stakes. Sea Dog, who snecninbed to injuries received in the Wauda Stooplecliano at Oaulfiolcl on Suinvday last, win by Castashoro—Gladys, and was rising six-yoajrs-old. Ho was at one time an inmate of F. B. Claridgo's stable at Riccartoii/ and was sold to go to Australia, where ho met with a certain amount of success. Australian exchanges report that seven entries sent by Mr T. H. Lowry for events to be run at tho Oaulfield Cvip meeting arrived too late to be accepted. Under tho now Rules of Racing to be adopted in Australia, no horse will be allowed to race in winkers or hoods. Makiri, who won the Hack Steeple on the second day at Hastings, is a one-eyed gelding by the Vanguard horse' Adcliugtou, out of Hoyden, who, it will be remembered, was by Sou'Wester, oxit oil Romp, and therefore half-sister of tho National winner, Norton. Ho has twice been in unhappy contact with a wire-fence, onco losing an eye, and at another time cutting his hind 'leg and shoulder so i ba:lly that he was almost despaired of. The best one-oyed 'chaser that ever raced in Now Zealand was Despised. Ho was invariably referreed to as "The Gunner."

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TURF NOTES., Wairarapa Daily Times, Volume LXIV, Issue 11394, 28 June 1912

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