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George Snell. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
George Siieftl. George Snell stands second in the list of winning jockeys in the North, with 55 rides, from which 21 victories have resulted. He has been for several years riding in the Vorth and has always proved himself a most capable and reliable horseman. He appears here in thecolors in which he has within the last few jreekE five times steered Donizetti to
Mr. Eugene Monahan. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
Mr. Eugene ffftonahaxa. Though he had previously travelled to Queensland and was here quite in the early' days, it was in 1878 that Mr. Monahan was more intimately known as an owner of race-' horsea/nnd in that year he brought the Bake to Brisbane. The Bake was a most brilliant racehorse, but he was not particularly fortu nate with him. fie won two or three races at' Brisbane that meetmg, but at Ipswich a week (Mr so later be met with t oat terrible accident, and to those-who eaw it, it was a matter for wonder that either he Bake or Dick Blaeklock was ever seen alive again. " Monaban'e bod lock" was at this' tiTHfi almost proverbial, and a fine eon. of Maribyrao ng, from a sir Hercules mare named, afterwards tsir Hercules injured himself so badly coming off the steamer that he was rendered useless tor racing purposes. Wil drake another Maribrynong horse he owned, a little later than this, also met with a most carious accident, for whiLt working at Eagle farm,he in some extraordinary...
Mr. A. J. Foster. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
Mr. A. *T. foster. The subject of our sketch whose manTy beauty our artist has scarcely done jus ice to is a North Q.ueenslander of nearly 30 yeara standing. He was in the Gulf Country in 18«58 and was digging on the Cloncurry in 1869. He arrived in Charters Towers in 1872, when there we.e only about50 men camped in tents near the Sorth Australian reef. He mined for two years and hiving bad luck took up his present line, hors-breed ing a;id dealing Mr Foster in an evidence of t^e salubrity of the North Q.uee eland climate, fo r though within a few months of 50 years of age he breaks in all his own colts and careers as mad!y up and down the straight at the ra« e course as If he were but nineteen. He is one of the safest rifleshots.. in North Queensland and was the m&lt;>st suc cessful northern representative at the Rifle Associa' ion meeting in Brisbane last year. He is a Vice-President of the North Queens land fiifle A SBOciaiion and also 8erge&nt-Major in the Cha...
Old Time Sport. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
Old Time Sport* In the earlier days of horse racing, match wiftlritif; *as iery much m re prevalent than at present, and it ^mBj-hat.onr ancestors inuet for iehand & snake . wagers. . It seems that l®o, in thosematches. at tallies were marle in 'which the condition* we«i fdwt we ebould, noy t irin " ail in.*' ?m e&lt;?*^niatpu that had fallen through, the fafudifc^DennisO'fielly, or called, of ffclipee is recorded to hare xi^oromiv^ » No," he ma je the match fie, kf lt pTOpa edL, : I wo.uld have stood all themoney m>6elf andbvthe powers I'd hare brought a spalpeen from Ne» ma^iet i o highjer thana, two penny Loaf, w o whowould Imvedriven his lordship'6 horse int > the furzes aAi&kept kith. therefor threet Aremarkable watfoiwas that made by Squire Osbaldestori in 1831 in which Colonel Ci.a-ritie watered the squire lOOOguineas, that he wou d not i ide 200 miles in 10 hours, number of horses unlimited. The distance WW ridden BtS ewmarket in four mile heats...
Robert Russell. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
Robert S&ussellw i "" ; * ' j No dub in A-uettalia can boast of the ser vices of a Becretary bo entirely adapted to he position as can the Towers Jockey Club, or* one who through sueo lopg service has by fituuidi . and vigorous : pplication and ft thorough knowledge o^samir fair'e, piilietlliis clubthrough all its stages and been lai^&y instrumental in placing it in the flourishixyr condition of to-day. It i~ true that " notliifcg. succeeds like eueceBB," and that Charters Towers m, »t present in a most thriving state. It iB onething toget special advantages, how ever, »>nd another thing to make the mot of them. This id where Mr na&isell has shone, and wherever hefhas seen anything he believed to be for the club's advantage he has gone straight for it, never being deterred by any opposition or difference of opinion where he believed himself to be tight. Me has now hand ed the reins of the 1 owers Jockey Club for «t> years, atid that he may long continue...
Robert Gardner. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
Robert Crardner. Of those who have done good service for the Towers Jockey Club, Mr. tiatdoer stands prominently forward, tie arrived in Charters Towers from. Scotland eight years ago, wherehe has eincc remained, and never having travelled farther «*outh than Havens wood, may be looked upon as es-entially a Northe ner by adoption ; -e entere i Mr. Russell's cervices on his arrival herse, in which lie has remained ever since, his solid intregrity and" business acumen having been of the greatest assistance - to his principal, amongst other things, in con ducting the affa-rs if the Jockey Club, fie is also a thorough lover of the ep^rt add is most courteous and ooligin s to all with whom be comes in contact.
SOUTHERN SPORTING. SYDNEY, June 24. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
-OLTHERBT SPORTING-. SyditbY, June 24. The old established IXawkesbury Race Club have issued the conditions of their lead ing spring handicaps. The most notable alterations being the shortening of the dis tances ; the County Puree is reduced a couple of furlongs, and is now being run at 6 fur longs. . The distance for i he Hawfces ury Grand Handicap is fixed at a mile ani three furlongs. While riding work yesterday at Moorefield, the jockey Atgyle met with an accident through being thrown from his horse, and had hw leg broken. Sligo, Bettina, and KiUarney will take their departure -for Flfmington next Monday. The Sir Joseph B inks 225 yards handicap was withdrawn, as the proprietor did not receive sufficient entries. . 'The Pliir Zealand jockey, T. Buddico*nbe, who heads the list of successful riders in that-colony-this season wittt 41 wins, is com ing over to Australia with Messrs. Hobbs' horses, which, he will ride. The i aunceston and Hobart Bacmg Clubs haveamalgamated. The deleg...
THE WOOL MARKET. LONDON, June 21. [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
THE WOOL MARKET. London, Jane 21. Tn the wool market to-day the attendance was large and competition animated. Priees were very firm and good. Queensland and Sydneys especially were in great demand by American IMPERIAL POLITICS. LONDON, Jnne 20. A few members of the Liberal party intfae House of Commons who for merly supported Home Rnle, have, since . the Belfast Convention, - an nounced their intention to oppose the granting of Home Rule. Indications point to the fact that 7 the LaborParty will accord their eup P^^^o Lord Salisbury in preference 0iad|Mfeone at the coming general WOOL MARKET. LOJTOON, June 22: iii thousand bales of wool
A Take Down [Newspaper Article] — The North Queensland Register — 29 June 1892
A rfi ake Dowu fi ' William, fill your mind with useful infor mation,' said the father to hie youngeet.^Be member the empty bag cani^ stand upright.' ' What's the matter witiinB balloon ?' asked, the irreverent young globe-trotter. There was a long silence interrupted only by the rustle of the flies in the broken milk jog