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The following weights have been declared for the District Hurdle Race : st. lb. Raven 11 12 Lonehand 11 2 Johnny 10 10 N. McLean, Handicapper.

Acceptances must be sent to the Honorary Secretary, Ashburton, on or before 17th instant.


(from our own correspondent.) Christchurch, Nov. 11. Free Handicap, a sweepstakes of 5 sovs each, with 100 sova added. One mile. Mr J. W. Mallock’s Foul Play ... 1 Messrs Mason and Vallance’s Sinking

Fund 2 Mr H. Goodman’s Yyrjf 3 Derby Stakes, a sweepstakes of 20 sovs each, with 250 sovs added, for three-year-olds. Colts, Bst 101 b ; fillies and geldings, Bst 51b. Second horse to save • his stake ; 2 sovs on nomination ; 8 sovs on acceptance on general entry day ; and 10 sovs by noon on the day of the race. One mile and a half. Closed with 39 subs. MrR. Ray’s Hornby ... 1 Mr H. Redwood’s Gripp ... ... 2

Mr W. Walters’ Billingsgate ... ... 3 ' Canterbury Jockey Club Handicap, of 500 sovs, added to a sweepstakes of 20 sovs each. Second horse to receive 50 boys from the stake ; third to save his stake. Nomination, 2 sovs, to go to ■v the funds. Two miles. . Mr H. Goodman’s Chancellor... ... 1

Mr R. Ray’s Maritana 2 Messrs Mason and Vallance’s Pinfire... 3 The Welcome St*kes, a sweepstakes of 15 sovs each, with 200sovs added, for two-year olds ; colts and geldings, Bst 51b ; fillies, Bst. Second horse to save his stake. Four furlongs. 1 Sff C. H. Owen’s Sir Ge&iqrge 2 Mr J. Smith’s Tim Whiffled ... ... 3 [By Telegraph. Is. Christchurch, NoW. 12. The following are the final adaptors for THE CANTERBURY CUP. ' Templeton Hornby Betrayer Longlands. THE TRADESMAN’S HANDICAP. Billingsgate Maritana / Elfin Kihg f

York Atlantic. /

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SPORTING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 21, 13 November 1879

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