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NEW ZEALAND APRIL, [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
NEW ZEALAND Al'RIL. ' * . 21, 22— Ashburton Racing Clubs.Autum Mooting. Mat. lO^Egmont Racing Club's Stooplechajca 2t— Potane Winter. , » 21, 25 — Dtinoilin Winter. Junk. 4— Auckland Steoploehaso. . 18— Town und Suburban (H.B.) Racing Club's Midwintor Mooting. 23— Hawko's Bay Steoplechas
QUEENSLAND MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
QUEENSLAND ? Mat. 3— Dawson Amatour R.C.— Entrie cap, April 5. 4, 5— Warwick T. C. — Added m ontrios (2) Handicaps, A ? V eoptances and gonoral entr.\ 11, 12— Groat Wostorn Downs J : Annual.— Entry, iluySj ; : ' May 7. ' 12— Ipswich Turf Club. — Added n nominations, Hurdlo, Turf , . ot. and Flying Handicap . ' ? weights, April 18; aceei . ; , . . gonoral entry, May 2. ? 12, 13— Maekay T. C. 19, 20— Eton. 21, 24— Q.T.C. Autumn.— Gone May 3 : woights for tli : ovontp, May 10 ; aceeptanc ? ? i '24, 25— Riohmond. ? ' ? -24, 25 — Walkorston. ! 21, 25— Central Warrego Ra k Charlevillo. — Entry, May 2 Junk. 1, 2— W.Q.R.C., Roma. .1, 2— Toowoomba Turf Club. — A .£720 ; nominations, Flj ; Plato, Clifford, Juvenilo, Turf Club, and ladios Mile April 5 : woights, May 5 ; and goneral ontry, May 19. 2, 3— Bowen. 2,3 — BlaekallR.C. Annual. 8, 9— Roma Raco Mooting. 9, 10— Townsrille ; .£1200. 10, 17 — South Warrego J.C., Cu Entry, May 17 ; woights, ] ; ooptaneos, Juno 7. . : 10, 17 — Rockampton J.C...
M R. G. S. ROWE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
MR. G. S. &OWE. Tho appointment of this gentleman to rule tho destinies of the Canterbury Park Ifaice Club call for more than ordinary comment, nnd tho club is to .be congratu lated on their selection. Possessed of the experience Mr. Howe is, there is no doubt a, goou luturo is in storj tor tno ciud, as liis wido knowledge in racing matters must lead towards its success. Mr. Bowe for merly held a similar position in the Eose hill club, and those who came in contact with him officially know how courteous and gentlemanly ho always was, while tho general public who visited Koseliill races can boar testimony to the fact that every thing was carried out with promptness and exactitude. We wish him every success in his new office, and feel satisfied that tho club could not find a gentleman who will do more to serve its interest) and guard over its welfare than ho is capable of doing.
CHARLES MITCHELL. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
CHA11LES' MITCHELL. ' Charlie ' Mitchell, who arrived hero with M. Costollo, is engaged to fight Jack Molloy on May 21.. Hitherto lie has been successful in all his encounters, winning all with the exception of tho ono in vliich ho met Jajk Hall, when a draw was de clared. Young Mitchell is n native of San Francisco, about 20 years of age, stands 5ft. Gin. in his stockings, and scales 13Glb. in condition. His first public appearance 113 it UUAOI wiia III! -u.iu-i.-y Hiiru s ill lOM, when ho boat Jack Campbell, feather weight champion of the Coast, ill ten rounds, for a purse. Ho next defeated Tom Carroll, of New York, at Hallinan's, Croinorno, in three rounds. ? He boat Charles Kohler in one round, and then disposed of Jim Johnson, of London, at Maynard's, in three rounds. Ho next de feated Frank Frayneat Maynnrd's iu three rounds for entire gate receipts. On April 15, 1S85, ho fought l'eto O'JJrien, of Berke ley, at the Wigwam, for JS50 aside and tlio light-woiglit championship of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
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VICTORIAN RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
VICTORIAN RACING CLUB. On page 3 will be found an advertise ment from tho abovo club, setting forth the dates of entries, conditions of races, forfeits, »tc., for tho year 1887, together with the fixtures for 1888. Altogether the list includes no loss than seventy-ono events, amongst which Will be found the Melbourne Cup, Maribyrnong Plate, Cham pion Stakes, Derby, St. Leger, Grand National, &c. A moro complete compen dium could not bo imagined, and those interested cannot do hotter than preserve the notices therein contained.
Cannon and Connor. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
Cannon and Connor. Tom Cannon called at the Sportsman office yesterday to ask whether his deposit of £50 liad boen covered by John Connor or anybody else. When told no he ex pressed surprise and was emphatic, very emphatic, in his remarks concerning the letter signed 'Genuine' appearing in these columns (300 Melbourne Lottor in to-day's Refkrek.) Therein it was stated | that l-o ' Genuine ' had JC100 and ' could find a few more hundreds to back Connor.' Cannon further saysin a letter ho forwards 'that he has not yet seen the colour of ' Genuine h money. Ho adds, ' all the talk aboub humbugging me goes for nothing ; if my money is not covered by the end of the week. T shall take it down and claim the championship. Connor can't make me wait longer than I want to. If he wont make a match I'll go, and that at once, where I can get one. I came here to work, not to lie around loose, and I'm not going to do tlie latter to please Connor or anyone else.' The address in Cannon's letter is the...
VICTORIAN SPORTING NEWS. MONDAY Evening, Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
VICTORIAN sporting NEWS. (prom our own correspondent.) Monday Evening, Coming Events. A few minor meetings are to take place during the week, including several minor country fixtures. Tlie Major Plains and Pine Lodge Races take place on Wednesday, 20th, when a comfortable littlo programme of the orthodox pattern will be gone through. The Coleraine Races are on tho 20th and 2lBt., and chief interest will attend the Steeple, this being ono of the stiffest steeplechase courses in tho colony. On the Coleraine course tho flat is small swamp, where duck shooting supplants racing whon water is plentiful, and trees havo been felled round its borders nnd fences erected in a way that maKC tne Dig jumps race particularly in teresting. The days of the Great Western Steeplechase have, however, gone perhaps never to return, but I remember tlie time when the Coleraine Steeplechase was a very big thing. Tlio Tallarook rac«a also take place on the 21st, but will be left pretty well to district horse...
CANTERBURY JOCKEY CLUBS AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
CANTKIillUItY .TOCKKY Cl.t'lt'S AL'TL'MX I Thoro was a largo attendanco yesterday at thoso' racos: Qtiibblo won tlio Autumn Han dicap vory easily. Tlio largest dividend Of the day was paid in this raoo, whon the holders | of £2 tickets recoivod .£00 10s. Tho following aro tho particulars of tho two principal racoB as thoy woro wired up this morning : — GREAT AUTUMN HANDICAP, '? Of 10 sovs. oaoh, with 500 bovs. added. Socond horso to roooivo 50 sovs., and third horso 20 sovs. from tho stako. lj milo. Mr. jr. Sherwin's b p Qulbblo, by St. Gcorcfo— Maria Tliorosa, Oj-rn., 7iit. 31b. (Price) ? l Mr. J. P. Lo Sour's b ll Hormitago, -lyrfl., 7at. 121b (Dorritt) ? o Hon. W. Eoovob' cb Fair Noll, .'iyr!!,, est. 01b! .(Cochrano) ? ? Rubina (8st.' 71b.), Titbit (7st. 101b!), Ruby (Gst. 111b.), Marion (Gst. 91b.), Patrician (Gst. 71b.), Loon (Gst. 51b,), Fog (Gst.), Berosford (Gst.) ako ran. Coming into tho straight Fair Nolllod, with Quibblo noxt, and Hermitage lying third. When they woro all...
Wellington Racing Club' s Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
Wellington Racing Club's Meoting. i Tho first day's racing of the Wellington R.C. took placo on Saturday. Tho weather . waa fine, but tho attendanco small. Tho fol- ' lowing are tho results : — ? Potono Stakes, of 30 sov3. J milo. — Mr. J. Saunders' The Shah. Hurdlo Handicap, of 40 sovs., 2 miles. — Mr. C. J. Potor's The Jilt, 8st. 101b., 1. Owing to a doubt whether or not it was a ; start, Froobooter, tho favourito, and Hal'icore , woro loft at tho post, and did not got away till the horsos wero a quarter of a milo away, i Tho raco was simply a cantor,' 'TliO: Jilt | winning easily. Tho 'jockeys of both Froo- i hotter and Halicoro wore disqualified for not starting. . Autumn Handicap, of 100 sovs., H mile. — Tlio Slmh, Ost., 1. At tho distance post all : woro looked togethor, but Tho Shall staying longor, won a hard race by half ». length. Timo, 2min. 40iseo. _ ; ? , ; Tradosmau's Handioap, of 50 sovs., .1 milo. — Mr. J. Loopold's Guiri, 8st. 21b., 1. . Six othors also ran, Tho Sha...
NEW ZEALAND SPORT. Auckland, April 12. MURPHY' s Benefit. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
NEW ZEALAND SPORT. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.). Auckland, April 12. Murphy's Benefit. The henefit'tendered to our light-weight champion did not turn out such a success as I anticipated, but this was owing moro to mismanagement than anything else. Murphy was billed to spar four rounds with Charlie Tavlnr. frmn Rnn but this boxer pleaded that lie waB out of condition and declined to spar. Diek Mat thews and a local man named Clune opened proceedings, but it was very tame. Murphy coming forward to address the audience challenged any light-weight id New Zea land for a reasonablo stake, and declarod his willingnes to meet a middle-weight if no light-weight could be found, and offered to give Tcague, the undisputedlight-weiglit champion of New Zealand, 2 to 1 in what ever he liked, and fight him for the cham pionship, also a level fiver that ho knocked him out in a given number of rounds. Professor Taylor then came forward and accepted Murphy's chal lenge and also challenged any man of ...
QUEENSLAND SPORTING NOTES. BRISBANE, Monday. TATTERSALL 'S RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
QUEENSLAND SPORTING NOTES. Brisbane, Monday. TATTERSALL'S RACES. For a wonder it was line for tho races last Saturday and Monday. Considering the great amount of rain we have had of late tho course was in first-class going order, and although there were one or two spills, no serious accident occurred. The first day tho attendance wa3 limited, but on Monday there was a good roil up, and the stand presented a lively appearance. Tattersall's Club is a vounir one. com paratively speaking, ar*l already it lias run the Q.T.C. close iu its meetings. I cannot, however, compliment the club upon their management this time, and they must do better in the future if they wish to uphold their prestige. The stewards made rather too free with their betti.ig, and they hob nob with the jockeys at the bar, and this does not look well. Tho Hurdlo Race on' the first day was a miserable failure, Whose fault it was I will not say, but the1 hurdles were not up when the flag fell. As it was only a couple of...
Q. T. C. Weights. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
Q.T.C. 'Weights. I No sooner had Tattersall's Races been decided than people were eagerly on tho look out forthe Q.T.C. handicaps, and they duly appeared on 'Wednesday last. Tho byuney horses have all got lumping weights, but they v.- ill meet a far different class of animals here to those they run against down South. Kohai is top weight with Ost. 1211)., and then follows Stanley, Ost. 91b. ; Folly, Ost. 8lb. ; Fraud, 9st. 51b. ; Ravensworth, Ost. 41b. ; Zeno, Ost. 41b. ; Dagobert, Ost. 21b. ; and Sloth, Ost. B.Y. has 8st. 101b., but lie is very stale and has lost much of his old form. Abuse, 8sfc. 01b., and Freo Selector, Sst. Gib., aro nicely weiglited. Yabba is by no means badly treated, and the same may be said of Gloire do V)i inn . Thnnvist:. TWrnnnl \VY.Mi,-vr.n dale, Ener, and Whirlwind. Clarendon has already been backed for tho double, tho Moreton Handicap and Brisbane Cup, and so have Gloire de Dijon and Theorist. I havo sent you tho weights down, so that peoplo can spot o...
THIRD ELECTRIC LIGHT HANDICAP. W. S. MOXLEY WINS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
THIRD ELECTRIC LIGHT HANDICAP. W. S. MOXLEY WINS. Tho final nipht of tho third Electric Li(?ht Handicap was on Tuesday night. Tho night ?was bright, aud the light was good. About 3000 pcoplo wero preaont, and tho running on tho wholo good. H. Miller, tho favourito I frightened his backers by Htumbling at tho j start, but once on his feet soon reassured thom. ChalTo ran bettor than over before, and Moody a clever last. Casburn easily went down, and ho did Bathgate. Hoolsehcr ran well, and easily put dowit Fraser Clark. Smith, of Summerhill, won very easily in good time. It wan a good race botweon Pearson and Kennedy up till half the distanco was covered. Somo of tho nest contcsteu sprinting over seen on tho ground was witnessed in tho third round. Miller getting a good start was not askod to run. In tho second hoat, two vni»v wnrm fn.vniirit.nH. Hoelsnhor and Smith. camo to griof at the hands of a complete out sider, Moxloy. C'haffe surprised many who liavo seen him running for this ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
A. ChuTch has gono to Newcastle, and it is thought that he will have a good show of winning the final. Harry Miller, after his Carrington, is mo3t fancied, in spite of having to go back for second place. Tho Ctmmimnlla sprinter has 13yds., and Church I lyds. Two hundred and seventy-five runners have nominated for the second Grand Car rington Handicap. A.11 the good men, it is said, have sent in their names. The starts are due on Monday nest. A good acceptance has been received for Newcastle Handicap, which commences on the 21st. I wish the ne-w promoters every success. Mr. Frank Smith should he pleased with the entry he has received for both his hurdle and quarter-uulc race. The best men in the colonies are in both, and it is indeed difficult to pick a man who is likely to be the winner. In the quarter-mile I fancy A. Brown, with one arm, on the limit. Hoelseher, on 22yds,, should he feel that waj', should bo able to put down any thing in it. Ho is a very good quarter man. In the Hu...
VICTORIAN CYCLISTS' UNION. FIRST ANNUAL CHAMPION MEETING (BY WIRE. -FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
VICTORIAN CYCLISTS' UNION. JPIBST ANNUAL CHAMPION MEETING. fey WIRE. — FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Tho Victorian Cyclists Union hold tno first of their annual serios of champion meet ings at the Warehousemen's Ground this*after noon, and although JiQ fecial ^ffort? y^rc mado to secure public patronage thero was a fair attendance, an undosirablo elomont being a portion of tho bookniaking fraternity. Tho results are as follows : — ONE-MILE V.R.C* CHAMPIONSHIP BICYCLE RACE, For trophies valued at 10 guineas. First Heat. J.W. A,Buest ? 1 ... l E. Elliott ? ? ... 2 H. M'lvor ? ? 3 Andus also startod. Timo, 8min. 1 4-530C. Second Heat. T. H. Shakleford ? ? ... 1 W. J. C. Elliott ? ? 2 J. 'VV. Busst ? ? ? ? s Timo, 2min. 57soo. Final Heat. ; W. J. C. Elliott ... ? l - J. W. Busst ? ? 2 : E. Elliott ? ... ? 3 For tho first threo laps the competitors kopt woll togethor, Shackloford leading slightly, but on passing tho post for tho las1; time W. J. C. Elliott increased his Bpeed, overtaking ...
CYCLING GOSSIP. THE WHEELMEN START A NEW SEASON MoST AUSPICIOUSLT.The Opening of the season 1887. on the suburban. Roads. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
CYCLING GOSSIP. TlfE WHEELMEN START A -'K1V SEASOS MOST AUSI'ICIOUSLT. The Opening or the Season 18S7. On tlie Suburbnn Bonds. (Br SlLVERSPOKES.) I It is not many years ago sinoo tho simplo eentonoo *' on tlio road' oarriod with it moro sorrow and distraction than tho unfortunate culprit conld woll boar without cooping. Ti'lP oxtont of a man's crimes was generally com puted from tho length of timo he was aontonood to porforsn on tho road, and I am almost cor tain that any oyolist condemned to rido for six montln on any of our roads aronnd Sydnoy, in their present stato, would dio outright oro 'his term was fulfilled. - On.Saturday last tho opening run of.tho.fiwson oanjo eff, nnd in lion of a better dostination or a smoother course Botany was fixod upon by tho committee. Any person who haa ridden to Botiiny has tho fullest sympathy of ns all, but this' road is by no moans tho most dreadful; rather othorwiso, on account of tho absence of hills. Woll, after rounding Mrs. Macquario's C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
'Amusements. A T R E .ROYAL .ITndnr tlio M inn^cnumt of Wn*nrs. WILLIAMSON, OABNEK anil MUROROVE. Tu»««y- ? Mr. S. Lazar . F-iK-Lossoe ... ? Mr. M. SiraotiHen ►ors open 7. Commonce at 8. Carriages nt I0.JW. Continued Triumpliruit. flnccoH« r\( ''??ANEW ROYAL italtanopkra company. TheNEW ROYAL ITALIAN OPERA COMPANY. THTP (WfdnoH.lnv), EVENING. APRIL 20. Verdi's Trnv\o Opcni. in four acts, RIOOLETTO RTOOLETTO RIOOLETTO. THURSDAY, APRIL 21 nn«l FRIDAY, APRIL Por first timo bv th-» present Company, NORMA NORMA. FATURT-AY. APRTL t), BARBER OF SEVILLE. Conductor ? Sijmor ROBERTO TTAZON. Admission : Dross Circle, 7s. (VI. ; Orchestra Stall*. Sft. t Stalls, 4s. ; Family Circ?o, 2.*. IJox-offlc# open dally froxn 10 o'clock till 4 at Paling andCo.'s, 0*orgQ'Htroct ? ? ? CR I f-E'R~T0 N T H E A T R E. Sole Lessee and Proprietor Mi*. John Salomon. Golden Opinions front nil xortu yt People. A NEW SENSATION. Untolievahlc Until Now. 7.80 EVERY EVENING 7.30 Tho following Card appears ~ HOUSE FULL. ...
N. S. W. FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. , [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
N.S.W. FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION, j : A mooting ef tho dolosatea forming tho committee of tho N.S.W. Football Association was hold on Monday ovenihg at Goor and Butlor's, tlioro boing presont representatives from tho City, West Sydnoy, Grafton, and Syitnoy Clubs. Tho business of the evening consisted principally in olcarins off arrears of work, andinanticipationof tho gonoral mooting of tho association, which takos placo on 'Thursday night noxt at llainford's Hotol. During tho evening communications woro road from tho Victorian Association and Mel bourne Club in roforenco to projected visits to Sydnoy, also from tho N.S.W. Crickot Ground trustoos, notifying that July 23 and 30 had boon allotted to tho Association. Tho hon. secretary, Mr. L. A. BalUiausen also signified . his iutontion of resigning that position, owing to business engagements. A sorvicoablo practice was indnlgod in on Saturday last on Mooro Park, by tlio niomhors of tho clubs playing tlio N.S.W. Foot ball Association rulo...
FOOTLIGHT FLASHES. OPERAS OF THE FAST. Fireworks Under Difficulties. success oF THE EASTER ATTRACTIONS. THE EVERGREEN DRAMA OF THE GREEN ISLE OF ERIN—THE YANKEE PLAY—MINSTRELSY—CONCERTS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 21 April 1887
FOOTLIGHT FLASHES. ; OPERAS OF THE FAST. Fireworks Under Difficulties. Success op tiib Easteb Attractions. THE EYEHOREBN DRAMA OP THE GREEN ISLE OP ERIN — THE YANKEE PLAT — MIN- ! STRELST — CONCERTS. i In the offices of the London newspapers there used ? in old times to bo always a i pretty considerable drain upon the staff at Christmas time, by reason of the neces sity for describing and criticising the twenty-three pantomimes which used to be produced every Boxing Day, until tho growing expenses of those entertainments rendered them impossible at any but tlie largest theatres. No newspaper with which I have over been acquainted has, at any timo, possessed twenty-tliree dramatic critics, and consequently, all the reporters, chance contributors, proof readers, and smart hands, generally found themselves in possession of free passes, pencils, copy paper, and access to the two or threo pages devoted to Christmas amusements. These arrangements led to odd accidents now and then. Tho pan...