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Sporting. ASHBURTON ~~ TlAlffiMllilJlWlfi CIE ANNUAL MJSETING To be held on the Ashbnrton Racecourse on THTJBBDAYi JXEC. 27, 1888. FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY President— Mr W. C. Walker, M.H.R, VICE-PRESIDENTS— Mr Julian Jackson and Major W. J. Stewar!, M.H.R Judge— Major Steward, M H.R: Tfeasurer— Mr R. M. Cuthberts-n Stewards— Messn V. Gates, M. Friedlander L. Markeyf G- C. Primmer and Peter Williams Handicapper— Mr T. Quill Starter— Mr D. O'Br en 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 sovs. Second horse 5 sovs from the stake. One mile and a half. Over six flights ol hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, f5» j acceptance, ios 2— Maiden Plate, of 20 sovs. For horses 3 years oldand upwards, that have neverwen a race, value 10 sovs or oven Weight foi age; One mile. Nomination, 1 sov 3 — Ashburton Plate Handicap, of 4c sovs; Second horse 5 sovs from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, SOS ; acceptance, 15s 4— Handicap Time Trot, of 25 sovs. Second horse 5 sovs from the stake. No weiglil under 10 stone. Three miles. Nomina' tion, ios ; acceptance, ios s— Ladies' Bracelet Welter Handicap of 25 sovs. Second horse 5 sovs from th< stake (bracelets or cash). Gentlemei riders. One mile. Nomination, ics acceptance, ios. (Winner of Ashburtoi Plate to carry 7lbs penalty) 6 — Flying Handicap, of 25 sovs. Scconc horse 5 sovs from the stake. Six furlongs Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios (Winner of Ashburton Plate or Ladies Bracelet to carry 7lbs penalty. "Winne; of both races to carry I4lbs penalty 7 — Hack Race, of 10 sovs ; winner to b< sold for 10 sovs, any surplus to go to th( funds of the Club. No weight under J stone. Four furlongs. Entry ios B— Consolation Handicap, of 10 eov: Seven furlongs. Nomination ios ; n< acceptance. (Nominations to be made t< the Secretary immediately after thcFlyinj Handicap is run) RULES AND REGULATIONS The Meeting will be held under the Canter bury Jockey Club rules of racing In the Trotting Race all horses to trot fairl to the satisfaction of the Judges. Pull-and-g A district horse shall mean any horse tha has leen commonly re ident in the distric between the rivers Selwyn and Waitaki fror October 1, 1888, and up to the date ofth forthcoming meeting, and owned by a perso who has resided in the said district during th same period A gentleman rider shall be one who ha never ridden or trained horses for hire, or beei employed in a training stable Five per cnt w ; ll be deducted from th gross of all moneys payable in accordanc with this programme for the expenses of th course All nominations and acceptances to go t the funds of the Club No entry will be received except on th conditions that all disputes, claims, an objections arising out ol the racing shall b decided by the Stewards, or whom they ma appoint. Their decision on a'l points cor nected with the canyiDg out of this programm to be final Nominations with fees for all Handicap; including the Tiot, stating the name, ace, an description of horse, and colors of the ridei must be in the hands of the Secretary, s Henry's Commercial Hotel, Ashburton not late than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, iBBi Weights will te dec'ared on or about Saturda) December 15. Acceptances for the Handicap and Trot, and entries for Maiden Plate an Hack Race, with fees, must be made to th Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday December 22 1888. JAS. PURCHASE, n x ri2 Secretary. "HWALD AAGIN6 CLUB* ANNUAL MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY ist, 1889. President — MrD. McLean, Vice-Presidents-Meßsrs J. C. N. Grigg, and C. M. Strache: Judge — Mr M. Stitt. Stewards — Messrs Begg, G. James, H. Fowler, M. Scott, C Jephson, and F. Lewis. Starler — Mr Davi Thomas. Treasurer — Mr M. Scott. Har dicappers— The Committee. Clerk ofth Course— Mr B. Hanks. Clerk of th Scales— Mr Ri B. Jeft. First Race to start at 12.30 p.m. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS, 1. Handicap Hurdle Rack, of 20 sovs nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. Th second horse to receive 3 sovs out of th stake' Over six flights of hurdles, abou 3ft. 6in. high. One mile and a half 2. Maiden Plate of 15 sovs ; entrance, 15s The second horse to receive 2J sovs out 0 the stake. Weight for age. One mile 3. Tinwald Cup, of 30 sovs ; nomination I sov ; acceptance, iosJ The second hors to receive 5 sovs out of the stake. On< mile and a half 4. Handicap Time Trot, of 20 sovs ; nomi nation ios ; acceptance, 103. The secon< horse to receive 3 sovs out of the stake Weight not less than lost. Pull and go About three miles 5.' Welter Handicap, of 12 sovs; nomi nation, 12s ; no acceptance. The seconc horse to receive 2 eovs out of the stake Onemfle 6. Fl-vino Handicap, of 15 sovs; nomina tion, ios; acceptance, ss. The secom horae to receive 2 J s ovs out of the stake The winner of Tinwald Cup to carry 71b: penalty, Six furlongs 7. Novel Race, of 20 sovs, Winner to bi sold by auction, and the whole of tin groceeds to go to the funds of the Club ost entry. Weight Bst up. Six fur longs 8. C< nsolation Handicap, of 10 sovs entrance, ios: Six furlongs 9. Hurry Scurry (if time permits), for al entrance money ; entrance, ios. Foi horses 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 conncc'cd with the carrying out of this programme, to be final. 3. The races are open to any horse, commonly resident in the district from the isl October, 1888, to the date of meeting, and owned by a person who has resided in the district for the tame period. • 4. The district above mentioned is bounded on the north by the Pelwyn River, and on the south by the Opihi Riyerv 5. Five per cent, will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable in accordance with this programme, for tbe expenses of the course. 6. All nomination and acce> tance fees to to the funds 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 in the hands of the Secretary at Scott's Hotel, Tinwald, not later than 9 p.m. on SATURDAY, December 15th, 1888 WEIGHTS Weights will be posted about 7.30 p.m. on the 27th December, and will be published on the 28tb, Post cards with weights will be posted to all nominators 0 fkorscs ACCEPTANCES Acceptances for Handicaps and nominations io Maiden Plate must be in the hands of the Secretary, at Scott s Hotel, Tinwald, not later rJ«"> Qp,m, 29th December 1888 ',■■.■■•■-. STEPHEN CLARK, ?*to w K9O Sec,

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