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Kokford & CndriU Take this opportunity of informing tht public of Ashburton and Connty that, their new FURNITURE WAREHOUSE AND WOBKBBOPB are now m full working order, tod replete with a Choice Btook of all NEW GOODS fOR Bale *t lowest -possible prices, consisting of all Designs In General HOUSEHOLD FUBNITUBF and -Fittings. NOTHING On their part will be wanting to induce their patrons to snpporfc them m their aew premises, which will be found far note convenient and roomy than the Old Shop. Nora this Addbiss— TANCEED STREET, OPPOSITE AROADF Sporting. ASHBURTON RACING CLUB S£BINe"FEETING. TBTOBSDAY AND FBIDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND AMD 23x0, 1888. President— E. G. Wright. Vice-Prksi-dent— John Grigg. Judge — Matthew Stitt Stxwasbs-C. W; Parnell, W. B. Den--5 shire, Hugo Friedlander, W. Lytteltoh, B. G. Crisp, T. C. N. Grigg, A. J, Reid, Dr Tweed. TBJtASUKRR-t-David Thomas CUftK OF SCAJt^S— O. Digby. CIERR p* CottttSß— A. Hewwra. Hahdicamkrs — T. Quill Sta&tkk. — D. Thomas. First Race to start each day at I p.m. programme"of events. ":,- .. First Day. fTHANDICAf HURDIJE RACE, Of 35 SOVSi nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, 1 soy; The second horse to receive 3 soys out of - .the stake. Over eight flights of hurdles, about 3ft 6in high; Two miles* £ CotTNTY Plate Handicap, of 30 soys ; nemuution, I soy ; acceptance, ios District horses only. One mile and a 4 . (prater* fi Asubuxton Cup Handicap, of 55 soys ; comioatknu r j£_toxi acceptance^JLjantThe second horse to receive 5 soys out of . the stake. One mile and a-half 4. Smunt Handicap, of 25 soys; nominatioa, XSs; acceptance, ios. District horses only. Seven furlongs. 5. Novel Race, of 25 soys; Entrance zos, to be made to the Secretary after the Sprint Handicap is run* The winner to he sold by auction immediately after the race, all the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club. Catch weights. Three quarters of a milel . 6. Spring Handicap, of 30 soys; nomination, t soy $ acceptance- ios. One mile. £. Welter Handicap, of 25 soys j nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios; District horses only* Two miles. Second Day. f3 County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 sovsj nomination, 1 soy j acceptance, ios. The second hyse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Over 6 flights of hurdies, ahpnt 3ft 6in high. District horses only. One mOe and a half. % Racing Club Handicap, of 45 bovsj nomination, 1 soy; acceptance, I soy. Tfie 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 miles. 4* Welter Handicap, of 35 soys ; nomination, t 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, Qst. Two miles. 5, Flying Handicap, of 35 soys; nomination 1 soy ; acceptance ios, The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Five furlongs. 6. Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys; entrance ies 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. I The meeting will be held under the rules af racing, 'aad the Ashbuiton Racing Club Roles _ a 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 connected with the carrying out of this programme te be final. 3 A district horse shall mean any horse that fcas been commonly resident m the district between the rivers Selwyn and Opihi, from August 20th, 1888, and up to the date of the forthcoming meeting, and owned by a person wh* 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 this programme for the expenses of the course. 5. All nomination and acceptance fees to gd to the funds of the Club. 6. Trotting Race— Horses must trot to the satisfaction 01 a Referee. 7. The Stewards reserve to themselves the righ te add a consolation race to the pro* grannie* NOMINATIONS, All Nominations accompanied by fee, name, age, description, and performances 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 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* t Acceptances for the first day's handicaps must be m the hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p»m. on Monday, November 19th, 1888. Acceptances for the second day's handicaps 10 o'clockplthf evening of the first day's G BISSET, 1 - Secretary

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1989, 7 November 1888

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1989, 7 November 1888

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