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SPORTING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
SPORTING NEWS. I News from Toowoomba is to tho effcct that tho Toowoomba Town Plate will be worth 150 sovs., and tho T. C. Handicap 175 sovs. Tho Wall send Jockey Club has issued an important programme for the 11th and 12th prox. Amongst tho dishes advertised will bo found the Town Plate, 100 sovs. ; J.C. Handicap, 100 sovs. ; Flying Handicap, 40 sovs.; Hurdle Hace, 50 sovs. ; Prince of Wales and Welter Handicaps, -10 sovs. each. En tries for handicaps close on the 29th. Weights are duo on April 4, and non acceptances are due two days' later. There can scarcely be any truth in the report that Major George and the Hon. James White are contemplating a match between Nelson and Trident, for £1000 a-side, over a course of three miles. As the weights at present stand the three year-old would decidedly have by far the best of it over such a journey. Besides, there is nn opportunity for them to meet at weight for age at the forthcoming A. J.C. meeting, and it is more likely that a private w...
TRIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
TRIDENT. | In this issue we furnish our readers with a life-like portrait of Trident, the worthy representative of the Hon. James White, who pulled off the treble at Flemington during the recent V.R.C. Autumn meeting. Trident is by Robinson Crusoe from Cocoa nut, and was bred and reared by Mr. E. de Mestre, of Terara, Shoalhaven, a gentle man who possesseu one oi tne nnest runs in Australia. The estate is situated on the banks of the Shoalhaven River, and a prettier or more fertile property could not be imagined. It abounds with the best of herbage, and is of a swampy character, While the oak is thickly studded over the property. It was here that the hero of the turf of the present day first saw light, and it was here that the squire of Terara also bred so many horses that have adorned our turf for the last quarter of a century. The per formances of the great son of Robinson Crusoe are as under : — At two years — A, J.C. Autumn Meeting : won Christmas -Jift, one mile and a quarter, ...
COURSING. May. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
COURSING. -7 T. MaV (' , 7 — Hawkesbury Coursing Club, at Fair-; ?.?mi field;, Plnmpton. ,i -tin ' i;:' ..JULT; ?- ' ? . 8, 9 — Hawkesbury Coursing Club, at Fair ? .. field, Plumpton. . ' ,,,. August. 19, 20 — Hawkesbury 'Coursing Club, at Fair ? ? field, Plumpton/
MORNING GALLOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
MORNING GALLOPS. Since our last issue little of any conse quence has been done at Randwick in the way of fast gallops, in fact nothing above the middling horse has been at home ; but by the end of the week those horses who have been upholding the honour and glory of New South Wales in the adjoining colony will havo returned and tend to en liven proceedings. Comus and Victory havo wendod their way up west, but nearly all the others who have been assist ing in the provinces have come home. After the heavy campaign just gone through, both at home and abroad, it is only natural that both man and beast should be treated to a spell, and evidently frem the uninteresting performances in early morning at Randwick trainers are of this opinion. Yesterday Kelso, Keys, Roberts, Fielder, Brennan, Ivory and several others were at work early, but did not extend their strings. By the way, Kelso was sending Wanda the reverse way, which would influence people to believe that he intended visiting the s...
YACHTING AND ROWING. Sailing. March. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
' YACHTING AND ROWING. Sailing-. March. 12— Wollongong Race, Dr. Milford's prizo. P. A. Y. Clnb. 12— 10ft. dingies. 20ft. and upwards, open boats, handicapped, B.S. Clnb. 12 -Champion Raco Medals, S.C.D. Clnb. 19 — 20 to 24ft. open boats, Elgin Watch Co.'s trophy, S.A.S.clnb. Committeo's prizo, S.A.C.D. Club. 20 — Commlttcs prize. S.A.C.D Club. 2G — 14ft. dingles, canvas or wood. 20 to 22ft. half-deck boats, handicapped. B.3.C. April. 2 — Consolation Race, S.A.C.D. Club. 9 — Hurry Scurry for half-docked boats ; S.A.S Cl'.'.b. J. J. Richardson's pries. 1G— Evolutions, B.S. Club. 2, J— Hurry Scurr.v Race for open boats. S.A. Sailing Club. 30— Evolutions, S.A'.S. Clnb. Rowing'. March. , 12 — Mercantile Rowing Club Senlling Race, handioap. '. 19— Balmain Rowing Club Annual Regatta. ., - ; . April. 21,;23— Mr. H. Davis' Handieappod Outrigger ... Raco, Champion courso; prizes, .£100, .£30, .£15, and £b. ' ;? Mat. 21 — Intercolonial Eight-oar Raco, Parramatta. - River. . - ? June. — Lako -...
ATHLETICS' March. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
ATHLETICS'. I March. 10, 17— Jnnco Junction Sheffield of .£50, £20, 1 0 , and iJTi. — Entries, Maroh 1 ; handi caps, Mareb 8 : acceptances, March 15. 17 — IJoliva Athlotic Sports. 17 — Dooley v. Slavin, Foley's Hall. 17 — Cootamundra Sheffield of X50. — Nomina- tions, March 4 ; handicaps, Maroh 9 ; acceptances, March 14. 17 — II. A. C. 15. Society's Sports, Agricultural 17 — St. Nicholas Branch A.H.C. Guild, Penrith, Handicap of .£30. — Nomina- tions, March 9 ; accoptancos, March 15. 17 — Narandora Annual Hospital Feto. — Shetliold of i50. Show Ground. Goulbnrn. 17 — Melbourne St. Patrick's Demonstration. Handicap .£30. Entries March 9. 18— Donnelly and Beggs, Maitland, for -C40. 19— Uyde Handicap, -£W and trophy, for amaletirs 19. 21, 2-i — Carrington Athletic Ground Sheffield of .£150. — Nominations, March 5 ; handicaps and acceptances, March 14. ' 2G — Gcorgo and Myors for iMOO and Middlo Distanco Championship. Al'KrL. 7 — Tichliourno, near Parkes, Shelliold of .£?10.— Nomination...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
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NELSON AND TRIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
KELSON AND TRIDENT. (Bt ' Early Bird.') It is pleasing to chronicle that Major George has placcd Nelson in the hands of Mr. T. Lamond, to be prepared for the A.J .C. Meeting. Business matters have taken his former trainer to New Zealand, but under the care and atten tion of such an astute and ?worthy master mere need DC mtle tear ot Itim giving a good account of himself. Nelson is entered for the Sydney Cup, but ?whether he will be seut for that race or not is a very moot question at present. No doubt his mission will be the weight for-age races. ? What a meeting this will be between the Great Maori and Trident, and what a sensation it will cause. 1 should not be at all surprised to see him lower the pretty blue and white. Per haps many of my readers will pooh-pooh o. the idea, and imagine I am a bit off ; but ... if a whip is of no service in a finish, then ' why do the riders carry it?. The inference I am drawing is, that if Brown' had not lost the whip a distance from home he wou...
QUESTION BOX. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
QUESTION BOX. I 'W. T. Hill. — We liare received no reply to the question you requested us to nslc. P.H.C. — Who rode Glen Elgin at Canterbury when he ran third to Ellington in the big handi cap ? John G ough . W,C.F. — There is 110 record kept of- Victorian scratchings in Sydney. You must apply to the secretary of the V.R.C. Reader asfcs — 'What is the rule with regard' to sweepB made en a racecourse? Are they paid first pasrt the post, or do they go with the prize? All sweeps go with tho prize, unless otherwise stipulated. Teidekt asks— A B C and D play at euchre. A and G are partners, and B and D. A deals and B takes it up, but his opponents take the first three tricks, which of course enchres him. A then discovers that he hiul six cards. Does he merely lose his deal, or does the euchre count atrainst him ? The euchre does not toll against. He only loses his deal. Sweetmeat asks — After the death of Sir James, Martin, A lays B 3 to 1 that he ennnot name oi*r out of three who will...
Disqualifications. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
Disqualifications. The Victoria Racing Club Committee have endorsed the following disqualifica tions : — W:Mallen and horso Sydney, by tho Kaarimbating Club, on February 14, 12 months, for fraudulent entry; P. W. Griffin and» horso Hero, and Frederick Vendv, jockey, by the St. Arnaud Turf Club, on February 18, 12 months, for mal practico ; John Fox, and horse Dingo, by the Nevill Racing Club, on March 2, 14 months for suspicious riding and running.
movements of Racers. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
Movements of Racers. J. H. Hill left for Adelaide to-day, taking Satyr, Whistler, and a couple of youngsters purchased at the recent sales. D. Fitzroy also took two of Sir Thomas Elder's horses back. . With the exception of Oxenham's string, which will wait for tho V.A.T.C. meeting at Caulfield on Saturday, all the Sydney division will return during the week. Nelson also takes his departure for Syd ?- ney, whero ho is engaged in the Sydney Cut).
Movements of Trident. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
Movements of Trident. Yesterday Trident took his departure for Kirkham, accompanied by Volcano, Abercorn, Aberdeen, and Perfume. [Our correspondent' is probably mistakon, as tho - luggage of tho stable arrived in Pydney on Tuesday, and tho horses are expected at Randwick to-day at Mr. Fen nelly*s.3
NEW ZEALAND March. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
NEW ZEALAND March. 8, U— VVanganmAutnmn. 11 — Waipawa County Autumn. 15, 1(1, 17 — Hawko'.s Bay Autumn. 17 — Hoathcoto Autumn. 17 — Waikouuiti Annual. 23 — Dunodin Anniversary. . 23, 24— Oamaru Autumn. Ai'RiL; . . 11, 12 — Cantorbnry Autumn. 11, 12— Auckland Autumn. May. 24— Potano Whiter. 24, 25— Dunodin Winter. Juke. 4 — Auokland Stooplochaao. , 23— Hawko's Bay Btoepleehaeo.
TASMANIA. MARCH. 1887. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 10 March 1887
TASMANIA. ?*TAnf:n. 1887. 10,-11— Tnsmnnian Racing Clnb Mooting. (' 'Entries for Hobart Cnp, Wilson ' Mem»rial Stakos, and T.R.C. Handicap, January 3; weights for Hobart Cup, 14 ; acceptances for Hobart Cup and . . general entries, 25 ; weights for othor ? races, Fobrnarv 1. 10 — Soroll Mooting. March. 10 — Soroll Races. ' 7, 18— Midland Joekoy Club's Annual Mcot Ai'RiL. ^3— Mount Tamar.