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QUEENSLAND SPORTING NOTES. BRISBANE, Monday. A Gloomy Outlook. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
QUEENSLAND SPORTING ; NOTES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Brisbane, Monday. A Gloomy Outlook. I Ever sinco Clement 'Wraggo, tho now Government Motoorologist.lias beon importod from Adolaido, wo havo had nothing but damp wot woatlior, not to mention a great flood. So fearful has Wraggo's presence boon that ho is now generally designated as Inclement Wraggo. If you havo any dry spots in N.S.W. that rcquiro water, send for wraggo, ana givo us a rest up noro. vory littlo work can bo done on Eaglo Farm courso, as tho rain has mado tho ground moro liko a bog than a rospoctable training placo. It is impossible to improvo it whilst tho woathor continues. Tho Q.T.C. aro, howovor, doing thoir best, and a cinder track is boing laid down. Somo parts of tho course proper havo beon under water for somo weoks, and this has made tho going fearful. TattorsalPs rtinnfinn- will fnVf* itlfinn f\f. TT.nafnr fhn firaf. day's racing boing noxt. Saturday, tho 9th instant.. If, howovor, tho courso doos not...
THE VICTORIAN RACING CLUB. A BIG PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
THE YICTORIAN RACING CLUB. A BIG PROGRAMME. rg^Jjgfc^MELBOURNE CORRESPONDENT.] Since my las7WW££E™° v ^ommirteo havo decided to make^solBv?1,^-^a* alterations in tho mooting, both as P*1Z08 ai}d number of days in eaoh moetiiWS' a .i? * 'J the ovonts to bo contested.* ~or 'jo 1 named chanpo there is much tlP , 8^d, ana tho addition of money to them aIre»dy rich prizos should moot with gontVaj but a three days mooting is onoin^r1. to satisfy tho most ardent supportor of the^^J11.1* somo timo past theso changes wor^k|n £on' ; tomplation, and tho sub-committoo , tho mattor was dolegatod completed work on Wednesday night last. For ncunuu louco i/uu priuuijjui uiturui/iouo UrO mado in connoction with tho Autumn Mooting*, tho added monoy for which will amount to tho handsome total of .822,500 or -£3500 moro than in tho . previous season. The meootinff lias, howovor, boon incroased to four days from throo as hithorto, hut as tho addod monoy for tho third day is -£1950 that loaves -£1550 mor...
VICTORIAN SPORTING NEWS. Monday Evening. Moonee valley. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
victOkian sporting NEWS. (fbom our own corrkbpondent.) Monday Evening. Mooneo Valloy. A fiorco northorly wind and tfun, a littlo dust, and unlimitod liquor was tho fato of vifiitorn to Moonoo Valloy on Saturday, but on j tho wholo, peoplo enjoyed thomRolvoH fairly | well, and had tho soothing roilootion that they ; woro innch hotter off than thoso who had re mained in town. Amongst thoso presont waa tho jovial Toddy Weekos, who is as jovial ana uuriy as ovor, or ratuur inuru uuu uiu ftnocdotes lio had to rolato of his Indian ex periences 8comed to amuse tho bookies when they wevo engaged in the more profitable pastime of pencilling wagers. Munwyrtina won tlio April . Handicap, Margravo and Sorcerer socuring tho placos, tho time being SOJsec. Sorceror was backed pretty woll by tho owner, but Munwyrtina oarriod a lot of stable monoy as woll as that of tho post bettors. This littlo slico of luck caused backors to go it somowhat strongor on tho succeeding events. The Selling Hurdlo Raeo...
BETWEEN DRINKS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
BETWEEN DRINKS. Another a^ny of a ' disli'nor-'slied colonist.' He was attenc,ing his first reception, and enter ing' the hnll-way the ossiduou9 !i pendant made a dive for his hut and iitnbrcMa. The D.C. bounced for the man, and sna^ ihinjj his luggage promptly bp ;k, observing severely, ' Don't you be so foi ward, young feUer,' strode into the reception room with his hat clutched fondly in his hand. Ho was not going to i ju any risk of losing his head gear. Under tho Employers Liabil'ty Act three, years wages caa be claimed by a maa injured through tho negligence of the master. How much c .n the wives of the Bulll miners claim for the lo-n of their husbands ? This is only a news paragraph, but I write it because I want to lay a I ttle wager. I want to lay it several times that the whole blame of tho blotv up at JBulli wi'1 be fastened on to a dead man. Another Ly-ee-Moon business, and fi -o to two is the pi-ice. * # * The rival editors are at again. The editor of the USastcrton (N....
MOONEE VALLEY RACES. (BY WIRE - FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE, Saturday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
MOONE E YALLEY RACE S. (BY WIRE — FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Melijoujinb, Saturday Evening. , - Mooneo Valley races camo oil to-day. Tliero was a largo attcndauce, although the weather was hot, windy, and dusty. . ' ? ?'??'. Trial Stakes.— Julian Gray, l'j Maud, 2 j (Jin derella, 3. April Handicap.— Mun\ryrtina, 1 j Margrave, 2 ; Sorcerer, 3. Selling Hurdlo Race.— Landshark, 1 ; Landse'cr, 2; Maori, 3. Tho winner was . bought in. at 50 guiueas. Autumn Handicap. — Julian Gray, 1 ; Mnuwyr tiua, 2 ; Fair Saxon, 3. Selling Race.— Sorcerer, 1 j Beta, 2 j Snip, 3. Vineyard Handicap.- Sirocco, 1 j Achmot, 2 ; Bosmond, 3.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
A TERRIBLE CONDITION. Islington, Fekn St. (Newcastle), N.S.W., April 30, 18SG.— Before I took Warner's Safe Cure, I did not sleep or rest during the night. The pain in my left side was very bad ; my eyesight was im paired ; I suffered boyond description with what seemed to be a large, heavy lump in the pit of my Btomaeli, which seemed to cause an almost total blindness. These attacks would generally last throe days, causing great nervousness, and such de pression of spirits I could not help crying most of the day. I had night sivcats to such an extent I thought I was going into consumption, I can now honestly say I am better ill every way, and I can recom mend it to all who suffer. — MRS. ELIZA BETH HANKS *
WITH SOCK AND BUSKIN. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
WITH SOCK AND BUSKIN. I Messrs. Brough and Bou?icavlt i re 1'kely ti brirg Little Jach Sii- .pai d and 2 iic Forty T, a eves tli-.oogh Near Zca'and. ? * r On Sa^i. -day, Teb jary 19, Mrs. Wil liarrson appe ire1 at tho Baldwin Theatio in 2 tie rool of ,te Fainitj, for the beuoflt of Mr. Robei j Eborle, an old stage t i ' iv in her early d-ws. * « ? Marjory R. MacGillvoy bior.ght a suit recently ii Phi'adelpbia ajainst Louise Po'neroy for JS3 doUars, claimed ns balance o.: sa'ary a ue wuiie a memDer o£ m. sb „ I omoroy's Co. from December 18, 1881, to July 18, 1S8G. « ? ? Disloyal folk with anti-imperial tenden cies (says tl'e Spori'ng and Diamaiic News) have somet-'mes askcl what is tho use tj us of ouv cc Ionics. A prt jliral answer to this question is afforded by a contemporary, which announces that Mr. G. W. Anson has decided to settle in AustraV'a. # » * An actor suddenly went mad on the stage the other day in America. Fe was p'ayiug Guildenstevn to the Hamlet oc Mr. Wilson Barre...
Erection of Boxes. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
Erection of Boxes. I Training establisliments are still on the increase. Mr. Newport is erecting a com fortable dwelling with half-a-dozen good roomy boxes, and the whole will shortly be ready for occupation. J. King has also commenced to build some half-dozen boxes :adjoining his villa.
A Bookmaker in Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
? ? A Bookmaker in Trouble. It is Btilk^jithat a summons has been issued a'ainstiS^200kma'cer named Lamerse or Ogle,°chargingW'm witWttempting to defraud the RaifflPay Depart^°en^ *-y . : ? travelling to country race meetingsUhfi^®' lets beyond the i distance they were1®* .issued for. / j
sutton and Deerhurst. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
Sutton ajnd Deerhurst. Great satisfaction is expressed at the' : 'quashing of tho decision of the District Court in the Deerhurst v. Sutton case. . Lord Deerhurs' did not put in an appear ance, knowing that Sutton's counsel had ? gathered a knowledge of certain circum stances that would have mado matters ?more lively than^leaaant for him.
RACE MEETINGS. HAWKESBURY AUTUNM MEETING. First Day. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
RACE -MEETINOS. 1 HAWKESBURY AUTUN3I MEETING. Pirst Day. The first day of the Hawkesbury Autumn Meeting took place on Thursday, and although the weather wore an ominous aspcct, still fully 41)00 spectators were present. Kain fell at intervals, but it did not damp the ardour of the sports, and the wacrerinfT that took place was spirited and heavy. The trains ran up to time and were crowded to excess. Owing to the recent heavy rains tho country all along the line looked perfection. The officials did their utmost to make everyone comfortable, and succeeded in ! so doing to a marked degree. Just before I the first race His Excellency arrived, when 1 the band played the National Anthem. Tito iripot-.mrr sf.n.rf.nrl with the Hurdle race, for which Whitefoot was most fancied, and after waiting until the last half-mile he made a great run and won rather easily at tho finish. The Kowley Mile was a complete upset. Abnor started iivst favourite, but whether it was owing to his owner making him...
QUEENSLAND TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
QUEENSLAND TURF CLUB. Tho following woights have been do CITY AND SUBURBAN HANDICAP. st.lb. st.lb. St. John ... 9 4 Miss Newbold 7 7 My Love ... 9 4 Phconix ... 7 7 i .Y ? 9 2 Whirlwind ... 7 0 B . rate ... ... 8 13 Warkwprth ... 7 0 K., bba ? 8 3 Sloop 1 ? 7 0 iB ? 8 0 Wothorondale 6 12 Lou. onol ... 7 13 Clifton ? 6 10 Petr, boneson... 7 10 Marion ? 6 10 Qnom '. !st ... 7 10 Fano ? 6 0 Thoon METBOPOLXTAN STAKES. st.lb. st.lb. i ...; 9 4 Phconi* ... 7 7, My Lovi ... 9 2 Theorist ... 7 7 St, John ...9 1 Fano ... ... 7 3 B.Y. ... ... 9 o . Workworth ... 7 0 Medusa... ... 8 12 Sloop ? 7 0 '?» ... o o **uLiiurunuuio u iz I Yabba ... ... 8 0 Wliirly.'iiicl ... u 11 Louis ... ..7 12 Marion ? 0 10 Petronol . 7 9 Clifton ? 6 7 ?Qoamboneson... ' ontries liavo boon rocoivod | |Tho following ' handicaps to bo run at tlio loif tho prinoipai mooting .— Moroton Handi Q.T.C. Autumn Iwind, Free Solontor, Wall, cop-r Yabba, Whir, , Swinger, Counterfeit, Thoonst, Rylston ', Phceinx, B.Y., Potronol, ...
TENTERFIELD RACES. FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
| TENTERFIELD RACES SS First Dat. Tho Tontorfiold races started on Thursday, when tho weather was all that could be do Jv? sired. Tho attendance was about 750, and 5$| the racing was very good, though in some. SSls instances the fields wore smn.ll. Somo of tho liorsds left town ©wing to tho postponement. ' The following aro tho results '? i ? ' Maroa' Produco Stakes, £ mile.— Druid, I ; . ?3 Cymbal, 2; Capsicum, 3. Tliero woro lio other startern. ; . .j Princoof Wales' Stakes, 1^ mile. — Mariner, *v 1; Sunlight, 2 ; Carbolic, 3. Only three , started, letting: 2 to 1 v. Barbello, 3 to, 1 Mariner, t to 1 Sunlight. . - : Hack Race, 1 mile. — Wvangario, Ij Radical, 2. Syndicato, The Pod, and Hugoo also I started. Betting: Even on Wyangario. Fairfield Handicap, 1£ mile. — Sir John, aged, G-;t. 71b., 1: Leinster, 8st. 101b., 2; Comet, aged, 7st. 81b., 3. Betting ; 10 to 1 v. Magic, 7 to 1 Garnet, 8 to 1 Comet, 4 to 1 Sir ? \ John and Redv. .'ag, 3 to 1 Minorah, 2 to 1 Leinster. A very clo...
Second Day. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
Second Z-ay. [ v Tlio second nnd final day s racing of the Hawkosbury Autumn Mooting took placo at Clarendon on Saturday. Tlio weathor was ex tremely warm and uncomfortable, while tlio train accommodation was not up to what might reasonably have boon oxpccted, and \ tho weary two hours and over Bpent in theso pone up anii unuomiortaoio carriages wore mado most unbearable. The grand stand and - ' loger stand were fairly well filled, and the ? u number of ladies who patronizod tho former 1 was far in excess of any othor gathering. A Jlr. Guoofc, tho secretary, was kept busy in [|t his ofUco, and gavo every satisfaction to thoso ^ whoso business came in his way, and ovory. w thing passed off satlsactorily. Fully 5000 % were in attendanco when tho boll rang out for tho horses to go to tho post for tho first race % and tho wagoring on the several ovonts -was 'fJi very spirits* and heavy. Eleven faced tho 'S starter for the Shorts Handicap, and owin» -'S to a loading bookmaker stepping iu...
MOREE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
MOREE RACES. Tho following aro tlio results of tho Moroo races ' r Opening Handicap. — Wliynot, 1 ; Malta, 2. Maiden Plato. — Bvolino, 1 j Legislator, 2. '?3*$ Shorts Handicap. — Malta, 1; Happy Jack, \ 'lattorsall's Handicap. — Rosebud, 1; Cap x $ licornus, 2. 5 riying Handicap.— Wanda, 1 Malta, 2. ;\ts* M Publicans' Purso Handicap. — Adjidomo, 1 ; ) Oakwood, 2. 1 rial Handicap. — Happy Jack, 1 ; Malta, 2. 5- Moreo Racing Glub Handicap. — Adjidomo, 1 : Rosebud, 2. ? Members' Woltor Handionp. — Molroso, 1 ! Sampson, 2. yAiVtf, Gwydir Handicap. — Sistor Annio, 1 ; Adji domo, 2. fa * lyroll Handicap. — Infant, 1 ; Why Not, 2. Forced Handicap. — Eveline, 1. Vfter Thursday's running everyone in *1- tho JIeferee office planked their dollars * $ on Stanley. u
WELLINGTON RACES. FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
WELLINGTON RACES. First Day. Tho racing was very good, tho finishos being very closo. Tlio following aro the re sults t— Flying Handicap. — Zebia, 1 ; Roy, 2 ; Mis fortune, 3. , . Selling Stakes. — Juno, 1 ; Attila, 2.' Town Plate.— Tambo, 1 ; Granny, 2 ; May, 3. Members' Cup.— Dovotion, 1 j Happy Jack, ; Groy Tail, 3. Montofiore Gift. — Roy, 1 ; Tahiti, 2 ; Barney, 3. Second Day. The second day of tho Wellington Raoes was marred by tho rairi. About 300 attended. Tlio following aro tho results : — Shorts Handicap. 3 mile. — Roy, 8st. 41b.. 1 ; Silvorlocks, Gst., 2 j Zobia, 8st. 41b., 3. Time, lmin. 22.Vsec. Princo of Wales Soiling Race. — Baiuoj', 1 ; Devotion, 2 ; Zulu, 3. Darkey camo m first, but was disqualified. Wellington Jookoy Club Handicap. 1A mile. — Sultana, Gst., 1 ; Granny, 7st. 21b., 2 j s Pearl, 7st. 71b., 3. Time, 2min. 52soo. Forcod Handicap. — Poarl, 7st. 31b., 1. - Tho meeting passed off without accident. Rain continued to fall all night.
Disqualifications. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 7 April 1887
Disqualifications. I Tho V.R.C. committee, at their meeting yesterday, removed the disqualification of . J. Mannion by tho Ballan Jockey Club. Mannion was disqualified for life in 1881 - for pulling a mare named Kate. The fol lowing disqualifications by up-country clubs wero endorsed : — H. M'Kay, by the Movs i.ton Race Club, twelve months, from March : -23, for suspicious riding ; J. Sutherland -.and tho mare Molly, by the Roinsey ? Racing Club, . twelve months, from March 24, for weighing out and not start .. ?? 'ing. John Maroney, by the East Charlton ? and Lower Avoca Turf Club, for life, for i using abusive language to the stewards at Ithe New Year's Day Meeting.