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Public Notices. Pickford & Cndrill Take this opportunity of informing the public of Ashbarton and County tbat their new FURNITURE WABEHOUSfI AMD WOBKBBOPH are now m full working order, and replete with a Choice Stock of all NJBW GOODS FOR Sale at lowest possible prices, consisting of all Designs m General HOUSEHOLD FUBNITUB* 7 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 more convenient and roomy than the Old Bhop. Note the Address— TANCEED BTEEET, OPPOSITE AROADF; it'll: Sporting* ASHBURTON RACING CLUB, SPEING "MEETING. THUESDAY AND FEIDAY, 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, T. Ci N. Grigg, A.' J. Reid, Dr Tweed. Treasurer— David Thomas Clerk of Scales— O. Digby. Clerk of Course — A. Hewson. Handicappxbs — T. QuiU Starter— D. Thomas. Fiist Race to start each day at 1 p.m. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS. First Day. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 35 sovsi nomination, I 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, 21 County Plate Handicap, of 30 soys; nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, 10s District horses only. One mile and a quarter* 3. Ashburton Cup Handicap, of 55 soys j nomination, i}£ soy; acceptance, I soy The second horse to receive 5 soys out Of the stake. One mile and a-half 4. Sprint Handicap, of 25 boys ; nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios. Distiict 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 Clubi Catch weights. Three quarters of a mile Spring Handicap;, of 30 soys ; nomination, 1 soy ; accep tance 10s. One mile. 7. Welter Handicap, of 25 soys j nomination, 15s; acceptance, ios; District horses only. Two miles. Second Day. 1. County Hurdle Racb Handicap, of 30 soys; nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Over 6 flights of hurdies, about 3ft 6in high. District horses only. One mile and a half. 2. Racing Club Handicap, of 45 eovs; nomination, I soy ; acceptance, 1 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, 103. 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 sovs j nomination, 1 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 25 soys on the flat. Minimum weight, o.st. Twe miles. 5. 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 of racing, and the Ashbuiton Racing Club Rules 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 connected with the carrying out ol this programme te be final. 3 A district horse shall mean any horse that bas 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 who has resided m the said district during the same perioH. 4 Five per cent will be deducted from the gross Qf all moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expenses of the course. 5. All nomination and acceptance fees to go to the funds of the* Club. 6. Trotting Race— Horses must trot to the satisfaction of a Referee. 7. The Stewards reserve to themselves the righ to add a consolation race to the pro--1 gramme. NOMINATIONS, All Nominations accompanied by fee, name, age, description, and performances of horse, and 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 1 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 9 p.m. on Monday, November 19th, 1888. Acceptances for the second day's handicaps ' 10 o' lockn^he evening of the first day's • ] (G BISSET, Secretary

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1995, 13 November 1888

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1995, 13 November 1888

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