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ROYAL SYDNEY YACHT SQUADRON. CLOSE OF THE SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
ROYAL SYDNEY YACHT SQUADRON. . - CLOSK OK THE SEASON. . CBy 'Backstay.') The last but by no means tho least event ou this club's programme, tho closing of a most success ful reason, during which five racos were f-ailod, ? viz. : on January 8, ; Commodore's C'lp, won by ?? Waitangi ; February 5, Colonel Gascoigno's Cup, , won by Magic ; February 12, First-Class Race, which wasresafledou February 20, won by Waitangi; . February 19, Third and Fourth- Clas^ Races, won respectively, by, Sirocco aud Assegai. Besides - these, tho Intercolonial. Races wero sailed under Rs;auBpifcC8,' and won by' the Vice-comniodore s ? .. . . yucht'Waitangi. ?? . ? ... ? . :TuttWiiiawas trcsu iroui luc soutuwaru. wuicn made things very lively. The boats 'assembled at Farm Cove ab.*ut ono o'clock, when Mr. Milson, in * . liis yacht Waitangi. - who- was commodore of '-the day, sont tbo sigual.aloft, follow me in line wlieu olf Farm'CoVo. A very goo'd lino was model tho yachts being in- tlio following order:'—...
DAVIS' SCULLING HANDICAP. J. WULF WINS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
DAYIS' SCULLING HANDICAP. J. WUIF WINS. On Thnrsday afternoon tho heats in con- '? nection with tho abovo handicap wero rowed ? on tho rivor. Tho steamers Inflexiblo and Admiral wero advortisod, but tho promoter decided on sending tho Inflexible only, a fair quantity boing on board. A flood tide and a light southerly was all tho soullers had to contend with, tho last lioat boing rowod on Wator na smnnt.b n.« rrlima FIRST HEAT. J. Wulf, 23scc. ? l J, Power, 'Msec. ? ? ... 2 C. Matterson, 17scc ? 0 J. Glcesou, 376cc ? ? ... 0 No timo was lost by tho starter in getting Gloeson away, who was soon followed by Power, Wulf, and Mattorson. At Ulir's Point tho formor still rotaincd the load,. with Power closo up. At tho half-milo Wulf, rowing well, was quickly overhauling Power, who now hold tbo lead, and tho milo was passed by Wulf, Power, Mattorson, and Gloo son, who was falling astern quickly. From Pijtnoy Power was tho only one that troubled tho loader, and tho supportors of tho latter w...
WARRNAMBOOL RACES. First Day (Tuesday.) [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
?WARRNAMBOOL RACES. First Day (Tuesday.) Autumn Stakes. — St. Patrick, 1 ; Cerise, 2; Lady Bird, li. Time, lmin. 48sec. Junior Steeplechase. — Ranger, 1 ; Com merce, 2. These two only were placed. Andy, Michael, and Nimrod also started, but fell. Time, lmin. 35sec. Wangoon Handicap. — The Diver, 1 ; Lady Flower field, 2; Lottie, 3; Typhoon also started,' being a strong favourite. Time, lmin. 47see. Hurdle Race. — Wlinlebone, 1 ; Little Lady, 2 ; Glee, 3. Eight runners. No time. Winner was a strong favourito. Selling Hurdlo. — Beadsman, 1 ; Bush wacker, 2; Wooloongoon, 3. Six started. Time, 2min.57sec. Winner was favourite. Selling Flat Race : — Black Bess, 1 ; Donald, 2 j Cappin. 3. Hickey, rider of Nimrod in steeplechase, was killed by the fall. - ?
Hippodroming. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
Hippodroming. It is asserted freely that Hutchens and other peds have been hippodroming through their series of matches, and that the alleged stakes all along have been fictitious; These revelations have had the effect of making tho public very shy of pedestrianism.
THE DAVIS HANDICAP. NOTES ON THE MEN AND THEIR ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
THE DAYIS HANDICAP. NOTES ON THE MEN AND THEIR BOWING. Tho public intorost in rowing has con siderably abated sinco tho timo Hanlan was liore, and tlio promoter of this handicap says lio will bo somo .£70 out of pockot. Two sloamors woro oliartorod, but passengers sufficient only to fill ono sought admission. Bookmakor-s woro conspicuous by thoir absence, and only a couple of snorting men at all called out tho odds. No doubt that tho running of tho Liverpool races on tho samo dato materially intarforocl with tho atten dance. Nothing daunted, Mr. Davis intends to announco another handicap upon somewhat, similar linos, and hopes to rocoivo hotter encouragement noxt timo. Mr. Davis deserves well at tho hands of tho lovers of aquatics, for on this occasion ho mado tho handicap on such liboral linos that should tlie contest provo a succoss tho competitors themselves would bo the gainers, all surplus boing divided among thorn. For tho want of aquatic ovents the public havo nearly forgotto...
VICTORIAN SPORTING MONDAY EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
VICTORIAN SPORTING (PROU OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Monday Evening. ? Since my last epistle tnere have been several country race meetings of more or less- importance, and only one meeting within the metropolitah area, viz., that at Moonee Valloy on Thursday last, Eight Hours' Day. W. Cox again had a fairly large gathering, and if his proposed cours ing meetings are attended with the same 1 success ns ma ruuiii^ jialiu lit- ' in ' ? r vory littlo indeed to complain of. The Mniden Plate, of 50 sovs., 5 j furlongs, brought out el j von runners, of whom Chronograph was made favourito at 2 to 1, but tlie winner turned up in Mr. A. G. Webb's b g Harbinger, who started at S to 1, Prattler being second and Bugler third, the favourite only securiag fourth place. For the Anniversary Handicup of like status and distance, seven faced the starter, the betting being 4 to 1 Agatha, Umbra, Munwyrtina, 5 to 1 Damoclifs, and S to 1 Gasburner. Again the. public were off it, for Gasburner gi.t home by a l...
NEW ZEALAND SPORT. AUCKLAND, April 19. The Coming Pugilistic Contest. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
NEW ZEALAND SPORT. (from oup. own correspondent.) Auckland, April 19. The Coming Pugilistic Contest. J. Murphy started training last week, though he cannot get into much bettor con dition than he is in. I saw Dick Matthews to-night. He has taken his man out of town, and is confident about doing tlie trick. Taylor is improving in looks con siderably. Second Day of tlxe Auckland Kacmg „ lub's Autumn Meeting*. The second day'3 racing on Easter Tuesday was very good. Tho weather was splendid, but the attendance meagre. The following are the results of the racing : — . THE STEWARDS' HANDICAP. Of 10D sov--. 1 mile. Mr. G. Wright's )? g Tamora, by JMusket— Moon- light, Gat. 71b. (Kutterus) ... ... ? 1 Cinderella started favourite. She was kept well in for the finish, when she came with a game rash, but Tamora managed to stave her olf, and won by a short head. Time, lmin. 44sec. FLYING STAKES, Of 10U sovs. J milo. Mr. A. Drake's ch g llocket, by Autoros, 9st. 2lb (White) ? 1 Only three hors...
MELBOURNE CRICKET. Boyle and Scott 's Cup. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
MELBOURNE CRICZET. Boyle and Scott's Cup. Ormond v. Queonsberry. — Tho Ormond battod first, and scorod 102. Dolanoy 24, Glasscock 21, Armstrong 13, and Raines 12, being tho prinoipal scorers. Qaoonsberry havo lost ono wiokot for 7 runs. C'apulot v. Hotham Hill Union. — In this match on Saturday tlio Capulet in thoir first' innings lost six wickots for 100, at which stage tho Hotham Hill Union abandonod tho match. ?M.C.C. v. 15 Juniors.— On Saturday tho Juniors mado 199 runs. Waltors scored 89' runs and Bruco CI runs. East Melbourno v. Hotliam.— In tlio first innings of tho East Melbourno thoy put up 10S rnnB, and thoHothams on Saturday wero disposed of for 10', and in their second innings 39 runs. ? The royal jockeys of Charles I. were well paid as times wont, although their remuneration would seem small alongside the emoluments of modern leading jockeys. They received, besides tlieir liveries, wages of 2s. per week, with 5d. per diem for board wages ; and when they won a race their...
SALE OF BROOD MARES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
SALE OI* 3SOOD MAS,ES. Mr. Garling hold a sale of brood mares in tlio insolvent estate of Mr. H. M'Quado, when tho appended figures were realised. Ho also disposed of the raceliorso Erio to Mr; S. E. Kennedy for 29 guineas : — -, - Gs. Bay maro, stinted to Honesty, Mr. A. Osborno 10 Grey niare, by Lecturer, stinted to Honesty, Mr. A. Amoss ...? ... ... 15' Bay mate stinted to CliiUle HiuoW, Mr. A, ? . Amoss ... ' ? .... . ' ... 20 Roan mare, stinted to Honesty, Mr.' A; Osborno ? 10 Brown mare, by The Duke, stinted to Honesty, Mr. Dickson ... ... ... 17 Bay niare, stinted to Childo Harold, Mr. G. ' I Hill ..... ... ... ... ... ... : ...17 Bay mare (by imported American t rotter, Geo. M. ratelieu's Tcrtius); stinted to Childo Harold, Mr. Dickson ... ... ... . . 22 Brown mare, stinted to Honesty, Mr. Amo*s .. 8 Chestnut mare, stinted to Honesty, Mr. Diek son ? .... ? ... 12 Bay mare, by Sunlight, stinted to Honosty, Mr. Auiosb ? ... ' ... ... . ... 21 Bay mare, stinted to Cliilde Harol...
BALLARAT MINERS' TURF CLUB RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
BALLARAT IMIiMERS' TURF CLUB RACES. Tlio Ballarat Miners' Turf Clnb racos took placo on Friday with tho following rosults : — ? Handicap Hnrdlo Eace. — Exile, 1 ; Gazollo, 2 ; Wild Dog, 3. Trial Stakes. — Lady Gray, 1 ; Nolly, 2 ; First Lovo. 3. . ? . Ladies' Bracelet. — Ace, I ; Antolope, 2 ; .1 Avon. 3. ? Ballarat Minors' Titrf Club Cup. — Marque, I 1 j Pomona, 2 j St. Louis, 3. r-i4Iandieap Trot.— :Lachlan, 1; Brown Hawk, I 2 : 'Maud, 3. _ I Selling Flat Eace. — Jimmy, 1; Mirago, 2; I Wintage, 3. I
BETWEEN DRINKS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
. BETWEEN DKMKS. ? A neat little swindle was worked olTtlie ? other day on a .city liotelkeeper, who ought to havo been down to a move which was not new when Joseph escaped being made a co-respondent of Mrs. 1'otipliar. Two young' gentlemen, fashionably dressed aud extensively topped off with .jewellery, ? took up their abode at the hostelry before tho last raco meeting. Tliey lived on tho fat of the land arid drank freely of tlio wine which clieera the heart or man. Pri vately, not necessarily for publication but . as a guarantee of good faith, they com municated to tho landlord that they wero English 'toll's' travelling' incog. Ho did not present his littlo bill— indeed, 'he did not wish to — until they were leaving, whea . a chciiuo on Melbourne wa3 handed him for a tenner over, the fortnight's board and the etceteras. He paid tho difference and . they left. Now lie is left., The cheque is as stiff as a dead sprinter, and the' land lord is the maddest man south of tli ? .ino to-d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
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Old News. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
Old News. The majority of the Wictorian horses who took part in the A.J.C. meetmg have returned home. The New Zealand colt Niagara, and tho steeplechaser Dragon, purchased by Mr. M. Loughlin, and tho Queensland hurdle racer Friction, have also arrived in Melbourne.
PICTON R. C. MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
P1CTON R.C. MEETING. Thero was a poor attendiyneo at tho races, though tho weather was beautifully fino. The conrso was very heavy.' Tho following aro tho results - Flying Handicap,— Mr. Eudd's Cliartreaus, ost., l;.Mr. Clynch's/Abbess, 7st., 2» Mr Porters Friendless, 8st., 3. Won bv a length. . Jarvisfield Handioap.— 3Ir. Poaroo's Bina long, 8st. 21b. 1: Mr. Hoyd's Lady Durham, ost. 51b., 2; Mr. Porter's Friendless, 3. A good raco. Binalong, getting up in tho last low strides, won by a short head on tho post. Wolter Handicap.— Mr. Hughes' Amuse 1 ; Mr. Dawson's Eevolvor, 2. Princo of ^ rV.es Stakes. — Forbes, 1 ? Now. town, 2.
WARIALDA RACES. FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
WARIALDA RACES, First Dat. iiio Warialcla annual meeting took plaoo and was ono of tho most successful evor hold. Tho weather was excellent and tho fields larco. Results : — 0 Trial Stakes,— Larry, 1 ? Erin'a Islo, 2; Drummer, 3. Twelve started. Timo, 2min. 135sec. Princo of Wales' Stakes.— Oddfellow, 1 ? Nimrod, 2 : ICnto IColly. $;? Victor, I* . Soven started. Timo, lmin. 52 1-oseo. Town Plate.— -Kathleen, 1 ; Capricornus, 2 : Bay Dot, 3. Seven started. Timo, 2min.' 14sec. .-? ? ? T,?ac^:?,a(5e.— Oash Down, 1 ; Victor, 2:; Kato Kelly, 3. Won' comfortably. ? Six* started. Publicnn3' Pnrso.— Spooulator, i ; Banker, 2 J Buckthorn, 3. Sis started. Time, ,2min! isoc. ? Second Dat. Tho races to-day wore again most sncooss fiu, everything being favourable. Jookoy Club* Handicap.— Capricornus, li; nH-y 'ot, 3. JNino started; I Timo, 3min. SSseo. Palth1'^' Stakes-— ^ Evolino, 1 ; Erin's Isle, 2; Ladies' Braoolot.— Spooulator, 1 ; Banker 2 ; Drummor, 3. Six started. Spooulator, ably stoored...
DUBBO RACES. FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
' DUBBO RACES Fibst Day. Tlio weather was beautiful, and tho atten dance was very good. Tho following aro tlio rosults ; — Opening Handicap. — Tilburn, 1 ; Terminus, 2; Queen Victoria, 3. Timo, lmin. 29}soc. Ladies' Bracelet. — Tahiti, 1 ; Froomason, 2 ; Hindoo, 3. Time, 2min. 20sco. Princo of Wales Stakes, 1 milo. — Lottery, 1 ; Devotion, 2 ; Explorer, 3. Timo, lmin. 47sec. Dubbo Handicap, I V mile. — Liberti'1, Life boat, dead heat. A splondid raoo. Timo, 2min. 43soo. Fluttor, G furlongs. Coriso- and Gold, 1 ; Tilburn, 2 ; Carissima, 3, A good finish. Timo, lmin. lo.jsec. Shorts Handicap. — Queen Victoria, 1 ; Granny, 2 ; Carissiina, 3. Time, lmin. 4isoc. Second Day. Tho wcatlior was beautiful. Tho following aro tho rosults : — Flying Handicap, J milo. — Queen Victoria, : 1 : Eoy, 2 ; Tilburn, 3. Won easily. Timo, lmin. 15seo. Novol Soiling Eace, J-milo. — Devotion, 1; Eemjmbranco. 2; Zulu, 3. Timo/lmin. 19soc. Macquarie 'Plate, 1 .mile 3 furlongs,— T/ifo- boa' , 1 ; Tambo, 2 ; Gr...