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Pickford & Dndrill Take this opportunity of informing the public of Aahburton. and County that their new * FURNITURE WAREHOUSE AND WOBKSHOPti are now m full working order, and replete with 'a Choice Stook of all f ftEW GOODS FOR, Sale at lowest possible prices, consisting .of all Design* m General HOUSEHOLD FUBNITURF and Fittings. NOTHING On their part will be wanting to induce their patrons to support them m their sew premises, which will be found far more convenient and roomy than the Old Shop. ; --'i NbTB THR ADDKKS8 — TANCBED BTBEET, OPPOSITE AROADF; Sporting. ASPW^MCIIiG CLUB, SPBING lOETING. THUBSDAY aSO) FBIDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND AND 23RD, 18S& PwcsiDENT-rE. G. Wright. Tice-Prbsi-dent— John Grigg. Judge —^Matthew Stitt Stbwabds— C. W; Purnell, W. B. Denshire, Hugo Friedlander, W. Lyttelton, E. G. Crisp, J. C. N. Grigg, A. J. Reid, Dr Tweed. Treasurer— David Thomas Cusk op Scales — O. Digby. Clerk op Course — A. Hewson. Handicappers — T. Quill Starter— D. Thomas. First Race to start each day at I p.m. programmeTof events. First Day. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 35 sovsf Bomination, I soy ; acceptance, I soy ; The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Over eight flights of hurdles, about 3ft 6in high. Two miles* a* County Plate Handicap, of 30 soys ; nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, ios District horses only. One mile and a quarter. 3\ Ashbuiton Cup Handicap, of 55 soys ; •"" fioroniat\oa* ■ xyf? i«r,.<icMpUi>wi -» *w* - ; The second horse to receive 5 soys out of the stake. One mile and a-half 4. Sprint Handicap, 0f. 25 soys; nomina- • tion, 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 race, all the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club. Catch weights. Three quarters of a mile! 6. Spring Handicap, of 30 soys ; nomination, I soy ; acceptance ios. One mile. f. Welter Handicap, oi 35 soys j nomination, 15s; acceptance, ios; District horses only. Two miles. Second Day. i.' County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 soys; nomination, 1 sot; acceptance, lOs. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stafee. - Over 6 flights of hurdies, about 3ft 6in high. District horses only. One mile and a half. j. Racing Club Handicap, of 45 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 icct Pull-and-go. Three miles. 4. Welter Handicap, of 35 soys ; nomination, I soy; 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, gst. Two miles. j. Flying Handicap, of 35 soys ; nomination I soy ; acceptance ios, The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake., Five furlongs. 6. Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys ; entrance ios to be made to the Secretary after the Flying Handicap is run. The winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club. Minimum weight 8 stone. Three quarters of a mile. 'rules and Regulations. 1 The meeting will be held under the rules ef racing, and the Ashbuiton Racing Club Rales 2 No<ntry will b« received except oa the conditions that all claims, disputes, and objections arising out of tho racing shall be decided by the Stewards or whom they may appoint. Tbtir decision on all points connected with the carrying out of this programme te be final. 3 A district horse shall mean any horse that has w*ee»- commonly resident m the district fotJ^tf the rivers Selwyn and Opihi, from Au^2t?*.>Bßß, and up to the date of , the forthcoming meeting, and owned. by a person who has reside m the said district during the d Five' per cent ''vnft be deducted from the grdss of alfmeneys m accordance with this programme for the expenses of the course. 5. All nomination ani* acceptance fees to go to the funds of the Club. & Trotting. Race— Horses' most trot to the satisfaction of a Referee. 7. The Stewards reserve to themselves the righ to add a consolation race to the programme. NOMINATIONS. All Nominations accompanied by fee, nanU, age, description, and performances of horse, md colors of the rider must be id the hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, November 3rd, 1888, WEIGHTS. Weights for the first day's handicaps wil be declared on or about November 14th. Weights for the second day's handicaps will be declared at 7 o'clock m the evening of the \ .first day's racing. ACCEPTANCES; Acceptances for the first day's handicaps must be m the hands of the Secretary not later than O p.m. on Monday, November igtb, 1888. Acceptances for the second day's handicaps 10 o'do cknlthe evening of the first day's , G BISSET,; ( Sccr«l»ry

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1982, 29 October 1888

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1982, 29 October 1888

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