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Sporting Notes,

(By "Gipsy King.")

Dunedin Autumn Meeting— The entries for the Dunedin Cup show a slight decrease 9 on last year's entries, and the horses nominated aro anything but first-class, unless 9 Lorraine, Chainshot. Enid, and Leopold are * going to show its Bowething remarkable next ° week. Although Carbine is in the list, I ! - think it is vqry imprqbablo that he will r return to N.% The nominations for 1886 r were 51 ; 1887, 44 ; and 1888, 35— showing 0 a decrease of 9as compared with last year. '. Publican's Handicap— Entries for 1886, 26 ; fc 1887, 39; and 1888, 40; owners showing a c decided preference for the short race, for the c simple reason that there aro not many horse 3 ** horses good enough to Btay the distance in c tho Cup— and win. Dudu is in the Cup 0 and Escapado in the Publican's Handicap. '. For the C.J.C. Meeting, in tho * Criterion Stakes, one mile, Escapade r has Sat, and Dudu the nice racing a weight of 7st 101 b. Biccarton Welter, c six furlongs, Escapado is allotted lOst. In a the Spring Hurdles, two milos, Irish King ; " has lOst 121 b, Clyde 9st 121 b, and Comet a 9st. Ivanhoo (Python— Bribery), with 9st '■ 121 b, if ft good fencer, should be able to pace it with tho best, of them. 0 Auckland Spring Meeting— Locally very n little interest is takon in this meeting, the iT two Cups wholly absorbing our attention. '• In the Prince of Wales Handicap, 1J mile*, lt Leorina 7st 71b. Hilda 7st 31b, or Sir Walter [ 1 ~69t 121 b, should supply the winn«. The * Hurdles, two miles, should go to Ma Petite f Fille lOst, Pretender 9st 121 bor Kangaroo lf 93fc71bcloso up. 0 Orient— l notice in th<i Marlborough 1 Express the old " hoss " is still in the land 'i of the living, and is training well. Fred 0 Gentry has a snug little string ; Barosma, Georgina and a couple of others. " Sinbad " remarks—" I had the pleasure for the first timo this year, of seeing Mr Green's promising 3-year-old filly by Louis D'Or— Amy. I admire her movements very much, and from her breeding she ought to be o clinker/" , v , Soinwis—M^ Baker informs me that this t horaeh!^fraHw l rtW eftsoa - The Mowing ara amongst the [number that will visit him :— Lady, Artist, Woiruaroka, Policy, Fugitive, Peeress (dam of Tongariro), ,? Barmaid, Polly (dam of Uranus), Mermaid . (from Voloano'Bdam),Famo (damof Dudu), Foam (dam of Spray). 6 Rangitikoi Racing Club— This Club is * going to spend some of ite surplus cash in making a. few necessary improvements on tho courje, which will consist of enlargement to saddle-room, new house for totalisator, a few more stalls, which were badly wanted, ft new stewards' luncheon room, and several minor additions which will be 7 much appreciated. '. Fred Aroher— "lt is related that ft certain ' princo of London finance, who owned an ' extensive stable, once accosted Fred Archer !'! ' after one of his brilliant finishes, and inquired on what terms his services at first call could bo secured for the next season. Archor's reply was ' 3000. ' Great Heavens, Archer, that's more than I pay my head 0 eashior!' Archer, with an amusod smile, 2 remarked, ' Then, Bavon, you had better get a your cashier to ride." r Stable chat— V.B.O. Derby on Saturday c Will it conio to New Zealand? Lurline has dropped a colt foal to Surwarrow sire r of Snowfoot. " Vigilant " tipped the 9 Metropolitan Stakes and CaulficM Cup , winnois. Well done. He fanoies Yeoman, ' Aristocrat, Arsonal, Enfilade, and Dick Swivellor for the Melbourne Cup, and Melos for the Derby. W. E. Dakin says 1 WhakiiwM in a better horse than Mentor. Mitrailleuse if to bo mated with Calma (Ynttendon— London (Prido) a Caulfield Cup winner. Nocklet should win the Maribyrnong Plato. Rudolph and Montalto . aro favourites. Thunderbolt has broken down again. Necklace visits St Leger this I season. "Buff and Blaok" doubts if Loohiol will prove the ultimate winner 1 of the Now Zealand Cup. He thinks Mnnton should win the Derby. Singa- .] pore (Martini-Henry— Malacca), half brother to Sumatra, is tho coming colt. 2 Wycorabe is thought by good judges to bo I better than Molos. Bustle (Musket- ? Crinolino) has been sold for 300 guineas to : gotoSyducy. "Kaisor" Myers is off to ? Melbourne Malua has been put into Foul- , sham's hands and will be prepared by him for tho Melbourne Cup. Wellington, the I winner of the Momohaki Pony Eaco, has been sold for £17. Mr John Stevens took f two of Voltigeur'a progeny with him to i India. They were sold first and realised J fifty guineas each. St Clair is troubled with '• his split hoof again. Haka (Satirisf*- " Tangi), Dan O'Brien's cast off, died last weok. Total' entries for O.J.C. meeting ' -(1886, 307; 1887, 269;) 1888, 298. '' Ossory, brother to tho invincible Ormonde, '' is ft " roarer." Nelson is still wiring in on the training track at Ellorslie. Balista 8 doesn't appear to be much bettor than Artillery. Hilda's nomination too lato for Dunedin Cup. /Maire Was supposed to ho tho good thing for Momohaki ,- it didn t j como off? . 'Vep.e«ati«l (Patriarch-Fides) I has a filly foal to JfUntlook. lanthe (Raveiuiworth-rLaura), has also a filly foal to t the same sire ; both visit him again. Strenu- . ous has arrived safely at Christchurch ; not much fanciod ; ho has beon introduced into the betting at 100 to 7 ; none for me. Dudu and Escapade are admired at Riccarton. j Deceiver ha 3 been sold to Mr Sutherland for £60. Neil Miller has Reputation in hand, and knows how to train 'em. He ought to havo a look in for our Hurdles. At tho Hawkesbury and V.R.O. Mooting-, ! Mr Gnnnon won £2300, and tho Hon J. ! Whito, £1250. Royal Oak, winner of the ' V B.C. Grand National 2 years ago, fell and broke his neok in the Melbourne Hunt Club ' Steoplochasei Tho Nelson Jookey Club hold

an Autumn Baco Meeting— Cup £150,

Derby £200. At 3 years Abercorn won £4179 j Volley, 2 years, £3672; Dunlop, 5 years, £3372; Australian Peer, 3 year?, 13279; Carlyon, 3 years, £3067 j Cardigan, 5 years. £2926 j Cranbrook, 3 years. £2595 : Oakieigh, 5 years, £1914 ; Lndy Betty, 2 years, Jt1822. Acceptances V.E.C. Derby, November 2, New Zealand Cup, November 3rd. Melbourne and New Zealand Cups run same day this year, November 6th.

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Sporting Notes,, Wanganui Herald, Volume XXII, Issue 6654, 1 November 1888

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Sporting Notes, Wanganui Herald, Volume XXII, Issue 6654, 1 November 1888

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