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Kckford & Cndrill Take tkii opportunity of informing the public of Aebbnrton and County that their new FURNITURE WAREHOUSE AND WORKSHOPS are now m full working order, and rep'ete with a Choloe Stook of all NEW GOODS * FOR Bale at lowest possible prices, consisting of all Designs m General HOUSEHOLD FUBNITUB? and Fittings. ITOTHING On their part will be wanting to indnce' , their patrons to support them m their new premises, which will be found far more convenient and roomy than the Old Shop. ■ '■'?. Note the A»db«ss— TANCBED STBEET, OPPOSITE AROADF: Sporting. ASHBHRTON JRACING CLUB. ! SPEING MEETING. IPHUEBDAY AND FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND AND 23RD, 1888. President— E. G. Wright. Vice-Presi-dent— John Grigg. Judge— Matthew Stitt Stewards— C. W; Purnell, W. B. Denshire, Hugo Friedlander, W. Lyttelton, E.G. Crisp, f.C* N. Grigg, A.J.Reid, •Dr Tweed. Treasurer. — David Thomas . CuutK op Scales— O. Digby. Clerk of Course-tA. Hewson. Handicappkrs — -T. Quill Smarter— D. Thomas. First Race te start each day at 1 p.m. PROGRAMME^ EVENTS. First Day. l. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 35 sovsf : , . nomination, 1 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 milesj 2: County Plate Handicap, of 30 soys ; nomination, I boy ; acceptance, 10s D&tric} horses only. One mile and a quarter* 3; Ashburton Cup Handicap, of 55 soys; ... nomination, \% soy; acceptance, I soy - The second horse to receive 5 soys out of - the "stake. One mile and a-half 4» Smumt-Hanotcaf, of 25 soys j nomination, iss; acceptance, xos. District -horses only* Seven furlongs. 5, Novel Race, of 25 soys» Entrance 10s, 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 10s. One mile. 7, Welter Handicap, of 25 soys ; nomina- . tion, 15s; acceptance, 10s; District horses only, Two miles. .' Second Day. tl County Hurdle Kacb Handicap, of 30 soys; nomination, 1 • soy ; acceptance, los. Thesecond horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Over 6. flights of hurdies, '"- ab«ut 3ft 6in high. District horses only. ' ■ One mile and a half. 1 2. Racing Club Handicap, of 45 soys; nomination, x soy; acceptance, I soy. The second horse to receive 5 soys out of tie stake. One mile and a quarter. 3. Hamdicap District Time Trot, (m ■ saddle) of 20 eovs ; nomination, xos ; acceptance, ies. The second horse to receive a soys out of the stake. District horses only. Weight not less than lost. • I ' Puli-and«go. Three miles. 4. Welter Handicap, of 35 soys % nomination, j. soy ; acceptance, , 1 soy. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. For horses that have never won an advertised race of 2S soys on the flat. Minimum weight, 9st. Tw» miles. c, Flying Handicap, of 35 soys; nomination I soy ; acceptance 10s, Thesecond . horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Five furlongs. ft Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys ; entrance xos to be made to the Secretary after the r Flying Handicap is run The winner to fee soul by auction immediately after the face, the whole of the proceeds to go to \ the funds of the Club. Minimum weight 8 stone. Three quarters of a^nile. ' 'RULES AND "REGULATIONS. X .The meeting will be held under toe rules " •{ racing, and the Ashbuiton Racing Club Roles 2 No entry will be received except on the conditions that all claims, disputes, and objections arising out of the racing shall be decided by the Stewards or whom they may -appoint. Thtir.- decision on all;, points con* • nected with the parrying out of this programme te be final. ' 3 A district horse shall mean any horse that has been commonly resident m the district - lietween the rivers Selwynaad Opihi, from August 20th, »888, and up to the date of the ibrSicoming meeting, and owned by a person , who has resided m the said district during the Same period. - ■ • • . . - ; ■ 4 Five per cent will be deducted from the . gross of all moneys payable m accordance with tftU programme tor the expenses of the course. 5. All notmination and acceptance fees to go to the funds ©f the Club. . 6. Tiotting. Race— Horses must trot to the satis&ction of » -Referee.' . ■ ,7. The Stewards reserve to themselves the xjgJi to add a consolation race to the pro- -.••■■- NOMINATIONS. ' - All Nominations accompanied hy fee, name, oge, description, and performance of horse, ■ «nd colors of the rider must be m 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 fee declared on or ' about November 14th. WeWitsforthe second day's handicaps will ■ be declared at 1 o'clock hi Uie evening of the first day's racing. ACCEPTANCES. Acceptances for tke first day's handicaps must be hi the hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p.ni, on Monday, November lothi 1888. Acceptances for the second day's handicaps 10 o'd ockn the evening of the first day's G BISSBT,

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1885, 1 November 1888

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1885, 1 November 1888

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