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SPORTING CABLES.

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RACING IN ENGLAND.

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Charlebelle Wins Oaks.

LONDON, June 4

ïlir Epjoni ."'limlncr Meeting was con- tinued to-day, when tho principal event «ras tlio Oaks, which resulted:

OAKS STAKE-,

Of(i £ó.0(K), by subscription, of £50 each.

Nominator of tile winner to receive £400 out of the stake; hccontl. £200; and third, £100. For three-year-old lillies; »at.

About one mile and a half. ,

CHARLEBELLE, by Charles O'Mallcy

Bttshey Belie. A. Cunliffe'« bk f .. .- 1 CINNA, by Poli-molus-Baroness L.i

Fleche, Sir It. Jardine's li or br f .. 2 ROSKLICT, by Stornoway-Rose of Ayr-

shire, Sir h. Hulton's oh Í. *1 Their "Majesties the King and Queen were pi event. Cinnn was favomito at 2 to 1 ugst, and Charle'beHc started at 7 to 2 agst. , Til es finish vi-as exciting. All the way up

the sliuight Churlebclle and Cmiia alter- nately headed each other, but with a mae nilitcnt cfTort Whalley landed Cbarlcbclic a winner by a neck, tlie judge's decision settling thousands of after-post wugcis. Eoselet was iottr lenicths away third. .

- IChnrlebclle was bred by hrr owner, Mr.

Cunliffe, at lils Greenfields Stud, Tipperary, Ire- land. Her sire, I liarles o'Mallcy (a son of Hcs mond), waa a c-ood «tai er. Hfl finished third in the l:ne;]ish Derby won by Lonlborg, and as ft three

r-old won Hie AFCOI Gold Vase. Cinn.1, the

HENLEY REGATTA.

LONDON, June 5

This year's Henley Regatta will be shorn   of much of its attractiveness, owing to the absence of dominions representatives and of almost all the foreign rowers, who gave it such an international character in 1913 and

1914. The only foreign entries arbethose of   the Dutch sculler Eijken and of a crew from the Union Boat Club of Boston, U.S.A.   Eikjpn had entered for the Diamond Sculls, and the Americans are contesting the Grand Stewards' Cup and the Thames Cup. It is believed that the Americans will have a good chance of winning the Grand Stew- ards' Cup, as English rowing has not yet recovered its pre-war standard.

BOXING.

PAEIS, June

?Tournee, a French boxer, knocked out Paul Hams, a negro, in the eighth round

of a match at Paris.

FITZGERALD DISQUALIFIED.

LONDON, June 5.

"Fred Marchant" beat "Eddie" Fitz ferald at Liverpool in a lj-round contest.

'itzgerald .made it an even contest until the tenth round, when he accidentally hit Marchant too low, and was disqualified.

LAWN TENNIS.

LONDON, June 5.

In the Fomi-final of the North London lawn tennis championships Arthur Lowe beat F. Jil. B. Fisher (formerly of Now Zea- land), ii-7, 6-i, G-4. Gordon Lowe scratched in order to allow*Arthur Lowe to meet Fisher.

In the final of the North London tourna- ment tlio Japanese player Shimidzu boat Arthur Lowe, 0-3, 0-4, 04. Shimidzu at traded much attention by his remarkable speed on the couit, and his accurate plac- ing of the ball.

VAGRANT PUNTER'S LUCK.

"Frenchman's Win on Derby.

PARIS, Juno 5.

The suspicions of the Paris police were aroused when they saw a. dirty, ragged mau standing on the roadside gleefully counting linndfuls of bank notes. The man, who gave his name as Bigot, was arrested, and asked to account for his possession of the monej', which was found to amount to over 100,000 francs (approximately £1,000 ut normal rates of exchange), lligot ex- plained that he was a marine pensioner, and protested against his ni rest. Ile said that he had won the money quito honestly through bottmg on events run in the three days of the' English Derby meeting at Epsom. Mosl-''of the money, he said, had been 'won over the victory of Spion Kop ni Hie Derby. The police in veilignted tile story, winch tiley found to be true, and Bigot was thereupon released.

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