The itoond day's races of the Asbburton Spring Meeting were held to-day. The weather was fine and the attendaooe wae goqd^ Following are resnits op to time <of g oing to preti : — COUHTY HOBDLK RaGB HaVDIOAP, of SO •Ota. The second horse to reoeive 3 •ova oat of the aUke. Over 6 fl ! ghts of bardies, about 3fc 6!n high. District boraea only. One mile and a half. 87 Mr H, 6. Pitta g m Squib, 6?ta, lpatfiib (Owner) 1 16 Mr W. Qrlce's br g Little Artunr, 6f rt, 9it 101 b ... (Boaewarne) 2 17 Mr T. Kearney'* br h Revben, 4yr«, lOit ... ... (Owner) 3 15 Mr W. Mtiobeir* br g Nero, aged, lOst 81b (Inolndlng lib orer) (Mr Lewis) 0 & Mr J. T. Bill's bg Soratcher, aged, 9st lib (inoladlng lib over) (W.MUoheU) 0 10 Mr W. Perk's b « Starlight, aged, 9it Sib (inolading 101 ba over) (W.Pardham) 0 Benben was the first to show m front indied over. the hnrdle m front of the ttasd with Scratches end Starlight as his immediate attendant*. Going ronod tbe railway bend Squib ran into second place, and at the next hurdle Starlight ran off. At tbe top of the course . Squib moved up to the leader and the field closed np. Coming into the straight Squib drew away from Beaben but was challenged by Little Arthur and a capital ■ noe home between the pair ensued, Squib winning by half a length from Little Arthur, Beaben about three length a third. Hero, who, m the last half mile, had ssade «p » great deal Of ground was fourth. Time, 3min 6secc, Dividend, ,_ £114 b. Baoino Club Hahdioap, of 45 eovb ; The second horse to receive 5 soys oat of tbe stake. One mile and a quarter. $0 J!r D. O'Brien's br c Vandal, 3yrs 9at ... ... (Leeson) 1 114 Mr M. Sherwin's br g Quibble, seed, 9flt 101 b ... (Huxtable) 2 51 Mr W. Ruttell'a gg Jfiringobragb, 5 years, 9at... ... (Browo) f 20 Mr T. Stewart's b m Bosebnd, 5 jean, 4tt 121 b (G. Jacksor) f <OoEe^e Boy wae soratched. An excellent start was effected. Rosebod wasAe^rst U ahow In front Vandal, Quibble, and Erin*go-bragh following m the order name*. This position was maintained alongtliefcacjc of the oonrae, to t Nefoar farlong post where Ycndal went „' -W> ibo leader andQuibMe#n4 Brin-go-k.. °P- At tb « t0 P tbe mirfia H fUwdbud htld a alight advantage JJJf jr. *~*t*6i as they approaohed tbe Zml .lx ▼»odal*a»»e on just m advance *nni?w« Whips w-era now oat to the &tt« i« . ne,d f '*°* of Brln.go-bregb SXVbadwho,^ \&*£&£l third blace. Time, i >*> 3M - Dividend Hakdicap Timb Tbot, v <ia ■ a * (!Ie ) , of 2 2 Boys ; the second hor^ »o re#ejre 2 Bovaont of the stake. O'-'rict hor*ei only. Weight no less than lOst. Pnil-j »nd-go. Three miles. # 4 MrE. Price's b m Minnie, syra, | 30seos <° wne ') 1 33 Mr A. MoLeod'a eft g Biamflrck, aged. 25secB (PhyKic) 2 85 Mr T, Harold's br g W»!ly Reilly, aged, 30jec» (O.Karord 3 26 Mr O. Dlgby's eh g Marengo, aged soratoh (Owner) 0 46 Mr A, Biiset's br m Semolina. syrs 12jeo 0 ' 4 Mr G. Harvey's b m Jenny Lynn, aged,27«eOß ... ... (Owner) 0 -. 3 Mr A. Maldstone's br m Zenetb, ag^d, 36ieo« ... ... (Owner) 0 2 Bfr J. L. MorrU' br o Touog Black' wo«d,4yW,36fW (H.Skevlogton 0
3 MrM Frledlander'sbgMissOave, 3yrs, 35seos ... (G. Nloholas) 0 1 Mr T. Alexander's blk m Bonny Black Bess, aged, 37seoa (Ward) 0 16 Mr T. Harold's oh m Colleen Bawn, aged,37se<a ... ... (Owner) 0 14 Mr T. Price's b m Siberia syn, 40sece (Mitchell) 0 3 Mr F. Lewlb' blk m Sarah Ann, 5 years, 45secs (Owner) 0 Florence was scratched. Minnie obtained the lead m the first mile and won comfortably by at least 100 ysrds. The rider of Marengo fell off, when hiß horse was making up a good deal of ground. Time, 9min 15aecs. Dividend, £42 10a.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1995, 23 November 1888
SECOND DAY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1995, 23 November 1888
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