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Pickford & Cndrill Take this opportunity of informing the publio of Ashburton and County that their new FURNITURE* WAREHOUSfi AND WOBKBHOPB are now m full working order, and replete with a Choice fitook of all NEW GOODS FOR Sale at lowest possible prices, consisting of all Designs m General HOUSEHOLD FUBNITUB? and Fittings. NOTHING On their part will be wanting to indue* their patrons to support them m their new premises, which will be found far more convenient and roomy than the Old Shop. Note thb Addbks— TANCBED STKEET, OPPOSITE AROADP Bportlng> ASHfiURTON RACING CLDB SPKING "MEETING. THUESDAY AND FKIDAY, NOVEMBER ?2ND and 23RD, 1888. President— E. G. Wright. Vice-Presi-dent— John Grigg. Judok — Mat»hew Stitt Stewards— C. W ; Pumell, W. B. Denshire, Hugo Friedlander, W. Lyttelton, E.G. Crisp, J. C. N. Grigg, A.' J.Reid, Dr Tweed. Treasurer— David Thomas Clerk or Scales— O. Digby. Clerk of Couxse— A. Hewson. Handicafpkrs — T. Qaill Starter— D. Thomas. First Race to start each day at I p.m. programmFof events. First Day. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race, 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 high* Two miles* a.'. County Plats Handicap, of 30 soys ; nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, 10s District horses only. One mile and a , quarter* 3» Ashburton Cup Handicap, of 55 soys ; nomination, \% soy; acceptance, 1 soy The second horse to receive 5 soys out of the stake. One mile and a-half 4. Sprint Handicap, of «s soys ; nomination, iss; acceptance, ios» District horses only. Seven furlongs. 5. Novel Rack, 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 Spring Handicap;, of 30 soys ; nomination, I soy ; accep tance 10s. One mile. 7. Welter Handicap, of as soys j nomination, 15s } acceptance, 10s; District horses only. Two miles. Second Day. I.' County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 soys; nomination, 1 soy; acceptance, los. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Over 6 flights of hurdies, about 3ft 6in high. District horses only. One mUe and a half. 3, Racing Club Handicap, of 45 soys; nomination, I soy j 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, 10s ; acceptance, 10s. 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, 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. 5. Flying Handicap, of 35 soys; nomination 1 soy ; acceptance 10s, The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Five furlongs. 6. Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys ; entrance lOs 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 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 connected 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 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 period* 4 Five per cent will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable hi accordance with this programme for the expenses of the course. 5. All nomination and acceptance fees to go (• 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 programme. 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 the hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. On Monday, November 19th, 1888. Acceptances for the second day's handicaps 10 ©' lockn thr evening of the first day's G BJSSET, Secretary

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1998, 16 November 1888

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1998, 16 November 1888

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