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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
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COMING EVENTS. THE HAWKESBURY HANDICAP [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
COMING EVENTS. THE HAWKESBUBY HANDICAP (Br ' Rably Bird.') Last weeii I treated pretty fully on the Rowley Mile, which is the leading race on tho first day at the Hawkesbury Autumn Meeting. There is no doubt that the Hawkesbury Autumn Handicap is the plum of the gathering, and already a creat amount of speculation has taken place, over the event. At present there are no fewer than 32 left in the handicap, the top weight being Tom Brown with 8st. 12 lb. fie is a horse quite able, to carry this impost, but I am afraid he will not be nsked to take part in the struggle, as tho Sydney Cup is more to his liking, in which I10 must bo hard to beat. He is very well indeed, and I scarcely think that his owner would jeopardise his chances of success by starting him. If Tho Jewel is sent, and everyone knows that Mr. Mayo has a great partiality for this event, then with 41b. less ho should be hard to put down. Honeydew I do not respect at all. Lower down I fall across Kitawa, with the handy weig...
CANTERBURY PARK CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
CANTERBURY. PARK CLUB. (By ' Eawly Bibd.') , This club is not to 'be commcnclcd for the one-sided step it took in postponing tlic meeting set down for Saturday last. The postponement was laid to the weather, but no finer clay for racing could have been desired. Certainly, there was a heavy downpour 011 Friday night, but that cannot be urged as sullicient induce ment for the postponement, and the only way that it can be taken is that tho club, which can boast of sonic very wealthy members, was afraid that a few paltry shillings would be lost at the gate. But what about tiie numerous horse owners who have been put to the trouble and expense of visiting the metropolis with their horses ? Sonic arrived from Newcastle, while others came from Richmond and all round to take part in the meeting, and had to return again disappointed. Some con sideration surely was due to them. Each of these gentlemen have incurred more expense individually than tlic club would have sustained collectively, an...
CHALLENGE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
CHALLENGE. Jack Hall is now in Sydney, nnd open to box any lightweight under lost., for .£100 a-side, Mitchell (of Amorica) preferred. Man and money ready at Billy Lees, 101, King-street. The portrait and performances of James W. Byrnes arc unavoidably held over till next„week.|
Welshing. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
?Welshing. JLhe v.lt.C. are asked to take as prompt action in the case of the welshing gentle men as in the e.ise of welshing bookmakers, it being alleged that several members of the V.K.C. have failed to fulfill their obli gations to metallicians. j
COURSING. APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
COURSING. April. u, 11 — bonlbuim Coursing Meeting. 9 11 — Goulbusn Coursing Moeting. 27, 28— Bcrrima District Coursing Mooting. 27 28 — Berrima Coursing Moeting. May. 6, 7— Hawkesbury Coursing Club, at Fair field, Plumpton. July. 8, 9 — Hawkeshury Coursing Club, at Fair field, Plumpton. August. 19, 20 — Hawkesbury Coursing Club, at Fair field, Pluniptoii.
NEW ZEALAND March. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
NEW ZEAL AXE) March. -23 — Dunedin Anniversary. 23, 2-1 — Oamaru Antumn. ?23, 24 — Nelson Jockey Clnb's Autumn Meeting. 21 — Ellesmere Jockey Club's Annual Meeting. 25, 26— Refton Jockuy Club's Autumn Meeting. 31 nnd April 1. — Tanranaki Jockey Clubs Anniversary Mooting. April. I— North Canterbury Jockey Club's Antumn Meeting. II— Town and Suburban (H.B.) Racing Club's Autumn Meeting. .11, 12 — Canterbury Antumn. 11, 12 — Auckland Autumn. 21, 22— Ashburton Racing Club's Antumn Meeting. Mat. 10 — Egmont Racing Club's Steeplechases. 24 — Petano Winter. | 24, 25 — Dunedin Winter. June. ?4 — Auckland Steoplechaso. 18 — Town and Suburban (H.B.) Raaing Clnb's Midwinter Moeting. 23— Hawke's Bay Steoplechaso.
QUEENSLAND APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
QUEENSLAND April. 4, 5 — Warwick Turf Club.— Nominations for handicaps close April 7 ; weights do clared April 14. 9, 11 — Brisbane Tattorsall's Club Autumn. 11— Southport Annual. — Entries, March 5 ; ' weights, March 1G. 11— Coopor's Plains J.C. 11— Bundabcrg. — Acceptances, March 24. 31 — Maryborough Jackoy Club. — Added money, £110; nominations, Easter, April, Flying, -and Corinthian Handi caps, Mar'oh 1G : weights, March 23 ; acceptances, April 4. 11— Mookay Tattorsall's. — Added money, £120 ; nominations, handicaps, March 10 j general entry, April 5. — Gympio Turf Club (Easter).— Added monoy, £300. 11, 12— Goondiwir.di J.C. Annual— Nomina- tions for Town Plato und J.C. Handi cap, Starch 19 ; weights, April G. 13, 14 — Balonno Jockey Club. Mat. 3 — Dawson Amateur R.C.— Entries for Handi cap, April 5. 4, 5— Warwick T. C. — Added money. £500 ; , '' entries (2) Handicaps, April 7: ac ceptances and general entry, April 30. 11,' 12 — G. \Y . Downs (Tambo) J.C. 12— Ipswich Turf Club. ...
YACHTING AND ROWING. Sailing. March. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
YACHTING AND ROWING. Sailing. March. 2G — 14ft. (lmgies, canvas or wood. 20 to 22ft. half-deck boats, handicapped, B.S.C. 26 — Champion Raco, medals, S.A.C.D. Club. Ai-ril. 2 — Consolation Race, S.A.C .D. Club. 2— Open boats, 20ft. and upwards, handi capped, B.S. Club. 9 — H urry Scurry for half-decked boats j S.A.S Club. J. J. Richardson's prize. 16— Evolutions, B.S. Clnb. 23 — Hurry Scurry Race foropon boats. S.A. Sailing Club. 30— Evolutions, S.A.S. Club. Bowing. April. 2 — Mercantile Rowing Club Trial Fours, Melbourno. 16— Upper Yarra Regatta, Melbourne. 16— C. Ncilson v. C. Matterson, £100 a sido, Parramatta River championship course, Sydney. 21, 23 — Mr. H. Davis' Handicapped Outrigger Race, Champion course j prizes, £100, £30, £15, and £5. May. 24 — Intercolonial Eight-oar Race, Parramatta , i ; Eiver. , - June. — Lako Ulawarra Handicapped Outrigger Race.
ATHLETICS. March. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
ATHLETICS. March. 2G — Carrington Athletic Ground Sheffield of £150. — Nominations, Maroli 5 ; handi caps and acceptances, March 14. 26 — George and Myers for £H)0 and Middlo '? Distance Championship. April. — Burwood Handicap (£20). — Entry, March 21 ; handicaps, March 23 j acceptances, March 28. 7 — Ticliboiirno, near Parkos, Sheffield of £40.— Nominations, March 24 ; ac ceptances, April 5. 8, 9, 11— Third Electric Light Handicap. — Entry, March 22 ; handicaps, March 28 ; acceptances, April 4. 0, 11 — Stawell Athletic Club, (Victoria). y 11 — Penrith Progress Athletic Club Easter Handicap of £G0. — Entries March 23 ; handicap, March 20 ; accoptancei, March 31. 11 — Great Northern Grounds, St. Leonards. — £10 handicap : entries April 4. 11 — Toowoomba Athletic Club. 11 — Boga Athlotie Club. 11— Sheffield Handicap, Parramatta (£30). — Entry, April 1 : handicaps, April 4 ; acceptances, April G. 11— Ballarat Easter Fair, £250. Nominations March 2G, handicaps April 1, and ac ceptances ...
THE MELBOURNE BICYCLE CLUB GREAT CYCLING CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
THE MELBOURNE BICYCLE CLUB GREAT CYCLING CARNIVAL. On Saturday next, under the auspices of the Melbourne Bicycle Club, tho Autumn Meeting seems likely to be the most suc cessful and entertaining ever provided m our hemisphere ; indeed, anything that in genuity can devise, energy provide, and hard work accomplish, has bwn done to ensure such a succoss as shall not only rival but eclipse this club's last meeting1, when the largest attendance ever obtained mustered on the M.C.C. ground to witness thoir sports — estimated to be at least 20,000 strong. Indeed, so well-known and popular is the Melbourne, tho oldest bicy cling club in Australia, that, provided the weather be propitious, tliero can bu little doubt that a success commensurate with - the care and time bestowed in perfecting ? every detail will be obtained. '
MELBOURNE LETTER. Monday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
MELBOURNE LETTER. (fKOM OUR OWN COIlRESI'ONnENT.) Monday Evening. Racing matters are dull, and the repeti tion of events so rapidly during the past five months has given place to little or no racing at all. There are a few small country meetings to come off, but the list for the next month is not a formidable one. Leithemstead and Stand III. Tiie meeting hold at Elsternwiek Part, on St. Patrick's Day, was a very successful one, despite the counter attraction of tho Hibernian Sports, and the racing was first-class. Tho trot was a novelty to mnny of those present, the weights being, drivers to earryjlOat. 10lb., riders, list. 71b. The association of sulkies and saddle-herses made the trot less monotonous than usual, and in fact it proved a rathor interesting race, owing to . the great olfort made by Leithemstead, a saddle-horse, to overhaul ? Maud III. 'ill' ? sulky. The mare was handicapped 10 seconds, and Leithemstead GOsee. behind scratch. Tho grey made a gallant effort, butliaving...
VICTORIA. March. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
VICTORIA. March. i£o — jNewsteaa jocKey umo meeting. 23— Strathfieldsayo Annual Meeting.— Ac- ceptances and general entries, March 25— Bonalla Races. April, 1887. 2 — Moonco Valley Meeting. 4r-Tarnagulla Turf Club Meeting. — Entries for T.'I'.C. Handicap and Hurdle Raco, March 19 ?, weights, March 2C ; ac ceptances and general entries, April 2. 6 — Inglowood Racing Club Meeting. — Entries for tho Jlemsio Handicap, Trot, I. and B. Handicap, and Federal Handi cap. March 21 ; weights, March 20 ; ac ceptances for handicaps and ontricB for Trial Stakes and Soiling Race, April 5. 7 — Yoa Race Club Meeting — Entries for Yea ' Handicap, Hurdlo Raeo and Railway Stakes, March 21! ; weights, March 30 : acceptances and general entries, April 9— Elsternwick Park Meeting. 11— Williamstown Racing Club Meeting. 11 — Ballnr.it Tnrf Club Autumn Mooting. — Entries, March 28 ; weights, April 4. 13, .14— Hamilton Racing Club Meeting.— Entries for Hurdlo Races, Bracelot, FlyingHandicap, Hamilton Cup, H.R...
SPORTING FIXTURES. THE TURF RACES TO COME NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
SPORTING FIXTURES. THE TTJBP. RACES TO COME NEW SOUTH WALES. [Wo would he thankful if Secretaries* of Race Clubs ?would forward lite Dat«sof thoir forthcoming Mccttaff&, together with tho Dates of Nomina tionB, Weights, nnd Acceptance.] March. 23— Corowa 'R.G. Annual Champnjfno.— Nom- inationw, March 10 ; general crftrics and iwcoptanccR. March 15. 23, 24— Mudeee TattorHftll's and Cnilgegong Handicaps. — Nominations, March 7 ; ?weights, March 11 ; general 'Jntry, March 18. 23, 24— Muiriiruncli Meeting. 23, 24— Condobolin J.C. ; handicaps, Feb ruary 19. 24, 25 — Bnrrangone Meeting ; entries for handicaps, March 1 ; weights, ^March 9. 30, 81— Tenterfield Jockey Club.— Nomina- tions for handicaps, March 8 ; weights, March 19 ; general entry, March 29. 30, 31— Morce Kaces. 31, and April 2— Hawkesbury Annual ; entries for liowley Milo and Autnmn handicaps, February 11 ; weights, March 5. Arnib. 9 n) 14 1G— A. J.C. Autumn. Entries March 16. 11 12— Wallsend Jockey Club.— Nomination...
BLUEBEARD 'S LAST WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 March 1887
BLUEBEARB'S LAST WIFE. A learned man, who makes it his business to liunt up tho records of traditional charactors, and bring the truth to light, went into the history of Bluebeard rccontly, expecting to prove that he was a myth, liko Wil liam Toll and other fabulous people. Ho didn't succeed in that, but he discovered that Fatima, BlucbcarcVs last wife, was a very different woman from what has long been supposed. Instead of being a timid creaturo who didn't dare say her soul was hor own,' TVitiniu was a regular ' rip-' snortor,': and led Bluoboard a terri ble lifo from the day' thoy wero mar-, riod. . She knew all about the disap pearance of his numerous wives nnd what had become of them, and she gave her husband to understand that lie' couldn't come any of his games over her.1, -She said if she disap peared it wouldn't cost him a cent. ' Fatima-. was one of the original women's right women, and stumped tho country- in favour'of female suf frage wlien Susan B. Anthony was a little g...