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Sporting. I ASHBURTON I* IRAISin RACING III !i, ANNUAL MtiETINGr To be held on the Ashbnrton Racecourse on THURSDAY, UEC. 27, 1888. FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY President— Mr W. C. Walker, M.H.R, Vice-Presidents— Mr Julian Jackson and Major W. J. Steward, M.H.R Judge — Major Steward, M H.RJ Treasurer — Mr R. M. Cuthberts-n Stewards — Messrs F. Gates, M. Friedlander L. Marker, G- C. Primmer and Peter Williams Handicapper — Mr T. Quill Starter— Mr D. O'Brien Clerk of the Course— Mr G. F. Scott Clerk of the Scales— Mr J. C. Duncan PROGRAMME. First Race to Start at 12.30 p.m. I—Hurdle1 — Hurdle Race Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a half. Over six flights of hurdles xbout 3ft 6in high. Nomination, 15s t acceptance, ios 2— -Maiden Plate, of 20 soys. For horses 3 years old and upwards, that have never won a race, value 10 soys or over. Weight for age; One mile. Nonrnation, 1 soy 3— Ashburton Plate Handicap, of 40 soys; Second horse 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, Sbs ; acceptance, 15s 4— Handicap Time Trot, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. No weight under 10 stone. Three miles. Nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios s—Ladies'5 — Ladies' Bracelet Welter Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake (bracelets or cash). Gentlemen riders. One mile. Nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. (Winner ol Ashburton Plate to carry 7lbs penalty) 6— Flying Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. Six furlongs. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios. (Winner of Ashburton Plate or Ladies Bracelet to carry 7lbs penalty. 'Winner of both races to carry I4lbs penalty -y— Hack Race, of 10 soys ; winner to be sold for 10 soys, any surplus to go to the funds of the Club. No weight under 8 stone. Four furlongs. Entry ios B— Consolation Handicap, of 10 soys Seven furlongs. Nomination ios ; no acceptance. (Nominations to be made to the Secretary immediately after the Flying Handicap is run) RULES AND REGULATIONS The Meeting will be held under the Canterbury Jockey Club rules of racing In the Trotting Race all horses to trot fairly to the satisfaction of the Judges. Pull-and-go A district horse shall mean any horse that has been commonly resident m the district between the.rivers Selwya and Waitaki from October I, 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 A gentleman rider shall be one who has never ridden or .rained horses for hire, or been employed m a training stable Five per cnt w'll be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expenses of the course All nominations and acceptances to go to the funds of the Club No entry will be received except on the conditions that all disputes, claims, and objections arising out of the racing shall be decided by the Steward?, or whom they may appoint. . Their decision on a'l points connected with the carrying out of this programme to be final Nominations with fees for all Handicaps, including the Trot, stating the name, ace, and description of horse, and colors of the rider, must be >n the hands ' of the Secretary, at Henry's Commercial Hotel, Ashburtonnot later than 9 p.m. On Saturday, December 8, »888 i Weights will be dec'ared on or about Saturday, December 15. Acceptances for the Handicaps and Trot, and entries for Maiden Plate and Hack Race, with fees, must be made to the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 22 1888. JAS. PURCHASE, i I*l ia Secretary. TINWALD R&Cfflfi GLOB ANNUAIT MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY ist, 1889. President — Mr D. McLean , Vice-Presidents — Meisrs J. C. N. Grigg, and C. M. Strachey. Judge— Mr M. Stitt. Stewards— Messrs J Begg, G. James, H. Fowler, M. Scott, C. Tephson, and F. Lewis. Staler — Mr David Thomas. Treasurer — Mr M. Scott. Handicappers— The Committee. Clerk of the Course— Mr B. Hanks. Clerk »f the Scale*— Mr RJB. Jeff. First Race to start at 12.30 p.m. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS. 1. Handicap Hurdli Race, of 20 soys; nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. The Becond horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake? Over six flights of hurdles, about 3ft. 6in. high. One mile and a half 2. Maiden Plate of 15 soys ; entrance, 15s. The second horse to receive 2& joys out of the stake. Weight for age. One mile 3« Tinwald Cup, of 30 soys ; nomination, z soy ; acceptance,' 103J The second horse to receive 5 soys out of the stake. One mile nnd a half 4, Handicap Time Trot, of 20 soys ; nomination ios ; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Weight not less than lost. Pull and go. About three miles jf Welter. Handicap, of 12 eovs ; nomination, 12s ; no acceptance. The secend horse to receive 2 soys out of the stake. . One mile 6. Filing Handicap, of 15 soys nomination, ios ; acceptance, ss. The second horse to receive 2 J sov6 out of the stake? The winner of Tinwald Cup to carry 71b* penalty, Six furlongs 7. Novel Race, of 20 soys. Winner to be sold by auction, and the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club, Post entry. Weight Bst up. Six furlongs 8. Consolation Handicap, of 10 soys; entrance, ios: Six furlongs 9. Hurry Scurry (if time permits), for all entrance money; entrance, ios. For hones that have never won public money. Catch weights. Half-mile RULES AND REGULATIONS. 1. The meeting will be held under the rules of racing. 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. Their decision on all points connected with tke carrying out of this programme, to be final. 3. The racen are open to any horse, commonly resident m th« district from the Ist October, 1888, to the date of meeting, and owned by a person who has resided m the district for the fame period. 4. The district above mentioned is bounded on the north by the Selwyn River, and on the south by the Opihi River. I 5. Five per cent, will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance witk this programme, for tbe expenses of the course, 6. All nomination and acce; tones fees to to the fun<?s of the Club, 7. Trotting Race. — Horses must trot to the satisfaction of a Referee. NOMINATIONS Nominations for Hurdles, Tinwald Cup, Trot, Flying Handicap and Welter Handicap, accompanied by fee, name, age, description and performances of horse, and colors of rider, must be m the hands of the Secretary at Scott 'e Hotel, Tinwald, aot later tkan 9 p.m. oa SATURDAY, December 15th, 1888 WEIGHTS . Weights will be posted about 7.30 p.m. ©n the 27th December, and will be published on the ' 28th. Post cords, with weights will be posted to all ■ominators o fhorsos ACCEPTANCES Acceptances for Handicaps and nominations Jo Maiden Plate must be m the hand* «f the Secretory, at Scott s Hotel, Tinwald, not later tfiAnop.m, 3Qth December 1888 STEPHEN CLARK, 1 1

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888

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