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Pickford & Ondril Take this opportunitr of informing the publio of Aahburton and County that their new EURNITTIRE W-YBEEpjSE AND arrnow m fjjll working order, and replete' with' a Choloe Stock of all NEW GOODS Sale at lowest possible prices, consisting of aU Designs m General HOUSEHOLD FU EN-TUB? and Fittings. NOTHING On their part will be wanting to induce their patrons to support them m their new premises, which will be found far toon convenient and roomy than the Old Bhop. Notb TBn Ann bbss— TANCRED STREET, OPPOSITE AROADE '■-■■'■^-■■^■--'-^■■■■■^ Sporting. ________B'___________R____________.' SPRETO I__^T_±G. NOVEMBER 22ND AND S3XD, 1888. Prisidmjt— E. G. Wright/ Vick-Pkssi-dent— John Grigg. Judgs— Mat»hew Stitt Stkwaxds— C. W; Purnell, W. B. Denshire/ Hugo Friedlander, W. Lyttelton,; B. G. Criro, J. C» N. Gri^ Ai J. Reid, Dr Tweed. _7___ASORBR— David Thomas Cusejc of Scales — O. Digby. Clerk ©p Course — A. Hewson. Hamdicapfkss —T. Quill Startjsh— D. Thomas. First Race to start each day at I p.m. PROGI-AMMErbF EVENTS. First Day. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 35 sovsf nominatiob, 1 soy ; acceptance, I soy ; The second horse to receive 3 soys out of .Che stake. Over eight flights of hurdles, -about 3ft 6in high* Two miles* a< County Plate Handicap, of 30 soys; nomination, x soy; acceptance, ios District horses only. One mile and a quarter. gi Ashburton Cup Handicap, of 55 soys ; nomination, i% soy; acceptance, I soy The second horse to receive 5 soys out of the stalce. _One_mile. an A _.-__«. F ...--* 4. Sprint Handicap, of 25 soys j nomination, 15s; acceptance, ios. District horses only* Seven furlongs. 5. Novel Race, of 25 soys* Entrance ios, to ' be made to the Secretary after the Sprint Handicap is run. The winner to be sold by auction immediately after the rate, all the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club* Catch weights* Three quarters of a milei - 6. Spring Handicap, of 30 soys ; nomination, t soy ; acceptance ios. One mile. 7. Welter Handicap, of 25 soys ; nomination, 15s; acceptance, ios; District horses only. Tito miles. Second day. t. Cbtrknr Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 sovsj nomination, 1 soy; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receives soys out of the stake. Over 6 flights of hurdies, about 3ft 6m high. District horses only. One mue and a half . A, Racing Club Handicap, of 4$ soys ; nomination, I soy ; acceptance, I soy. .The second horse to receive 5 soys out of the stake. One mile and a quarter. * 3. Handicap District Time Trot, (m saddle) of 20 soys ; nomination,' ios ; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 2 soys out of the stake. District horses only. "Weight not less than lost. Pull-and'go. Three mile-. 4. Welter Handicap, of 35 soys j nomina- : tion, I soy j acceptance, I soy. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the .stake. For horses that have never won. an advertised race of 25 , soys on the flat. Minimum weight, 9_t> Two miles. 5. JXriNG Handicap, of 35 .sots ; nominat ion i soy i acceptance ios', The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Five furlongs. 6. Disposal- Stakes,- of 30 sovsj entrance ios to be made to the Secretary after the" Flying Handicap is run The winner to '' be SoM by auction immediately after the tace, the whole of the proceeds to go to the fands of the Club. Minimum weight 8 stone. Three quarters of a mile. irules and Regulations. 1 The meetingv/ill be held under the rules •I racing, and the Ashbuiton Racing Club Rules 2 No entry will be received except on the conditio--, that all claims, disputes, and objections arising out of the racing shall be dc cided by the Stewards or whom they may appoint. Their decision on all points connected with that carrying out oi this programme te be final. -r -: ; r !,.-._ , 3 A district horse sbjll .mean any horse thai ba&~been .^ommonly resident, m the distric! between .jthe.- rivers Selwyn and Opihi, from August ibthi 1888, and up to the date of th. fbruicoming jnaeetinfir, and owned by a persor ttto tes rerid&m the said district during the B___^_rioa_ ... 4 Five p-f cent will be deducted from th. gross of all moneys payable m accordance witl this progr Amme tor the expenses of the course 5, Ail nomination and acceptance fees t< go to the funds of the Club. 6. Trotting Race— Horses must trot to thi at£_£-Ct)on<H a Referee. - y. The Stewards reserve to themselves th rip* to aid a coi-solation race to the pro graiarae. 1 mmm m _. nominations, All Nominations acconip anted by fee, natrn age,- desciiptien, and performances of hors. and colore of the "rider must be m the hand of the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. 0 Sftuiday, Navember 3rd, iBBB_ WEIGHTS. Weights for the first day's handicaps w be declared -on or about November I4tl Weights for the second day's handicaps wi fee declared £t 7 o'clock m fifcte , evening of tl first day's racing. Aeotptanees for the first jj^ay's haadica] BEUtcbfiifl the hands of the Secretary not lat t_-_S9 \vm. on Monday, November 19th, IBBi . Acceptances for the second day's handicaj IP p'cfockn _the evening of the first day's C BISSET, SectsUry

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1976, 22 October 1888

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1976, 22 October 1888