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Piokford & Dndfill T«ke this opportunity of informing th« publio of Asnbnrton and CouQty that their now FUBNITUKiIE WARBHOUSfi A3XD WORKSHOPB art now m full working order. and replete with a Oholoe Stock of all NEW GOODS FOR Sale at lowest possHjl* prices, consisting . of all Designs m . • General HOtJSEBOLD FTJBNITUR^ and Fitting*. TOTHIN€r 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 Ola Shop. Note nre Addbibb— TANCBEI) STREET, OPPOSiTK AROADR Sporting. mmm mm cm SPRING ifiEETING. THUBSDAY AND FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND AND 33RD, 1888. Pmsident— E. G. Wright. Vicb-Pmsi« dent— John Grigg. Tudgu— Mat»hew Stitt Stewards— C. W ; PtirneU, W. B. Denshire* Hugo Friedlandcr, W. Lyttelton, E. G. Crisp, -T- C N. Grißg, A.' J. Reid, Dr Tweed. Triasotucr— David Thomas Cucrk or Scales— O. Digby. Clerk •p Course— A. Hewson. Handicappxbs — T. Quill Stajltxs. — D. Thomas. First Race to start each day at I p.m. programmeTof events. First Day. 1. Handicap Hurdlk Rack, of 35 soys! 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 highi Two miles* si County Plats Handicap, of 30 soys; nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, ios Districj horses only. One mile and a quarter* 3. ASUBUB.TON Cur Handicap, of 55 soys ; nomination, \% soy; acceptance, 1 soy The second horse to receive 5 soys out of the stake. One mile and a-nalf 4». Spbiht Handicap, of 25 soys ; nomination, 15s; acceptance, ios* District horses omy. Seven furlongs. 5. Novel Race, of 25 soys» Entrance ios, to be made to the Secretary after the Sprint Handicap is run* Tbe 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 Spring Handicap;, of 30 soys ; nomina* tion. I soy ; accep tance- ios. One mile. 7. Welter Handicap, of 35 soys ; nomina* tion, 15s; acceptance, ios: District horsei enly. Two miles. Second Day. 1; County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 soys; ' nomination, 1 soy • acceptance, ios* The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Over 6 flights of hurdtes, about 3ft 6in high. District horses only. One mile and a half. 3. Racing Club Handicap, of 45 boys; nomination, 1 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, ios. The second horse to receive » soys out of the stake. District horses only. Weight not less than lost. Pull*and»go. Three miles. 4 Welter Handicap, of 35 soys ; nomina* tion, I soy; acceptance, c 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 tat, Minimum weight, 9st. Twe miles. 5. Flying Handicap, 0f 35 soys; nomination I soy; acceptance ios. The second horse to receive 3 6ovs out of the stake. Five furlongs. 6, Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys; entrance i«s te 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 tbe funds of the Club. Minimum weight 8 stone. Three quarters of a mile. RULES AND "REGULATIONS. 1 The meeting will be held under tbe rules of racing, and the Ashbutton Racing Club Rules 2 No entry will be received except oa the conditions that all claims, disputes, and objections arising out of the racing shall be de* dded by the Stewards or whom they may appoint. Thtir decision on all points con* nected with^the carrying out of this programme te be final. 3 A district horse shall mean any horse that has been commonly resident m the district between the rivers Selwynand 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 period. 4 Five per cent will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme tor the expenses of the course. 5. All nomination and acceptance fees to go to the funds of the Club. 6. Trottiag Race— Horses must trot to the satisfaction ota Referee. 7. The Stewards reserve to themselves the righ to add a consolation race to the pro* 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 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 tbe haads of the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Monday, November 19th, 1888. Acceptances for the second day's handicaps |0 o' lockn the evening of the first day's G BISSET, Secretary

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1997, 15 November 1888

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1997, 15 November 1888

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