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SPORTING.

SOUTH CANTERBURY JOCKEY CLUB MEETING. First Day — Thursday, April 28. Stewards—J. W. White, M. Jonas, J. A. Gamack, D. Maclean, and K. Stansell ; Judge, M. Studholme; Starter, T. Hall; Clerk of the Course, A. St. G. Hamersley; Handicapper, E. Griffiths ; Clerk of the Scales, J. Meikle. Flying Handicap, of 50 sovs. ; distance, f mile. Mr Butler’s Luna 1 Mr Bates’Hilda... ... ... ... 2 Mr Vallance’s Randwick ... ... 3 Time—lmin 16|-seo. A Selling Hack Race—won by Mr Fedden’s Seven Bells concluded the first day’s racing.

Second Day—Friday, April 29. [by telegraph.] Timaru, To-day. The weather is wet and miserable, ami the attendance only half as large as yesterday. There is very little betting. S.C. Jockey Club Handicap of 100 sovs, with a sweepstake of 5 sovs for acceptors ; amount accruing from the sweepstake to go to second horse ; distance, 11 miles. The winner of the Timaru Cup to carry 71bs penalty. Luna 1 Lady Emma 2 Joker ... ... ... ... 3 Handicap Hurdle Race of 80 soys; distance, abont 2]t miles, over 8 flights of hurdles; ’second horse to receive LlO out of the stakes. Winfield ... ... ... 1 Sailor Boy ... ... ... 2 Agent ... ... 3

Parish Meeting.— The annual parish meeting of St. Stephen'? and the parochial districts of Longbeach and Mount Somers, will be held this evening, when the election of the churchwardens and vestry* men will take place.

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SPORTING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 331, 29 April 1881

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SPORTING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 331, 29 April 1881

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