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Pickford & Cndrill ,' ; -Take thfa opportunity of ibf orating t -~V the jpublio. of Athborton and County that their new PUBNITURE WABEHOUBBV . AND WOBKBHOPB ' ' art now m full working order, and repiet* with a Choice Stock of all NEW GOODS FOB r Bale st Umeat pouibta prioea, oomliting of all Designs m General HOUSEHOLD FUENITUBP . and Fittings. • NOTHING On their part will be waDting to induce their patrons to support them m their new premlees, which will be found far morr convenient and roomy than the Old Shop. NOTH THK ADDRESS— TANCEED STEEET, OPPOSITE AROADE. Sporting* ASHBURTON RACING CLUB.' sPBmaIFEETiNa I 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« C. N. Grigg, A." J. Reid, Dr Tweed. Treasurer— David Thomas Clerk of Scales — O. Digby. Clerk of Course— A. Hewson. Handicapprrs — T. Quill Starter — D. Thomas. First Race to start each day at I p.m. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS. First Day. 1. Handicap Hurdle 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* 2! County Plate Handicap, of 30 soys ; ~ .' nomination, I soy ; acceptance, 109 V District horses only. One mile and a quarter. 3» Ashsurton Cup Handicap, of 55 soys ; nomination, l# soy ; acceptance, 1 soy The second horse to receive 5 soys out ot ■"' the slake. One mile and a-nalf 4. SruNT* Handicap, of 25 Boys ; nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios« 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, al Ithe proceeds to go to the funds of the Club* Catch weights* Three quarters of a mile Spring Handicapj, of 30 soys; nomination, t soy ; accep tance ios. One mile. 7. Welter Handicap, of 25 soys ; nomination, 15s; acceptance, ios. District horses only. Two miles. Second Day. i« County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 boys; 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 soys; nomination, I soy; acceptance, I 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 2 soys out of the stake. District horses only; Weight not less than lost* PuU>and'go. Three miles. 4 Welter Handicap, of 35 sovs; nomination, x 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 fiat. Minimum weight, ost. Two miles. 5. Flying Handicap, of 35 soys ; nomination X soy ; acceptance ios, The second hone 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 r»ce, 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 Ashbutton 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. Thiir decision oh all points connected with the carrying out of this programme 9 tie 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 zoth, 1888, and up to the date of the : forthcoming meeting and owned by a «rho has resided m the said district during the gam^i period. 4 Five per cent will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with uuYprogTAUime for the expenses of the course. ,£, 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 programme. NOMINATIONS. All Nominations accompanied by fee, name, ege t detctiptiett, and performances of horse, and colors of the rider must be m the hands of tMe 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. 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 o' lockn.the fvening of the first day's G BISSET, Sccreia-y

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1991, 19 November 1888

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1991, 19 November 1888

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