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Sporting. 1

ASHBURTON mmmn mm* tie. ANNUAL MEETING. Pole held on the A shbnrron Racecourse on THUu»L>AY, l/EO. 27, 1888. FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY^ President— Mr W. C. Walker, M.H.R, Vice-Presidents — Mr Julian Jackton anc' Major W. J. Stewar i, M.H.R [UDGE— Major Steward, M H.R: Fpeasurer— Mr R. M. Cuthberts-n Stewards —Messrs K. Gates, M. Friedlander L. Markey, G- C. Primmer and Peter Williams Handicapper— Mr T. Quill Starter— MrD. O'Bren C!lerk of the Course— Mr G. F. Scott \ Clkrk 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 about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, 15s ; 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. Nomination, 1 soy 3— Ashburton Plate Handicap, of 40 soys; Second horse 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, 20s ; acceptance, 15s 4— Handicap Time Trot, 0(25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the sta^te. No weight under 10 stone. Three miles. Nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios 5— Ladies' Bracelet Welter Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake (bracelets or cash). Gentlemen rider.;. One mile. Nomination, ics ; acceptance, 10.;. (Winner of 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, dinner of both races to carry I4lbs penalty 7 — Hack Race, of 10 soys ; winner to be Fold 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 boys 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 hold under the Canterbury Jcckey 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 teen commonly re ident m the district between the rivers Selwyn and Waitaki from" October 1, 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 i employed m a training stable Five per cent wll be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme fur the expenses of the course All nomination* 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 Stewards, or whom they may appoint. Their decision on a 1 points connected with the carrying out of this programme to be final Nominations with fees for all Handicaps, including the Tiot, stating the name, ace, and ('escription of horse, and colors of the rider, must be m the hands of the Secretary, at 1 Henry's Commercial Hotel, Ashburton rot later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, 1888.' V eights will I c des'ared on or about Saturday, December 15. Acceptances for the Handicaps and Trot, and entries for Maiden ..Plate nnd Hack Race, with fees, must be made to the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 22 1888. JAS. PURCHASE, n*ii2 Secretaiy. TINWALD RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY ist, 1889. President — MrD. McLean, Vice-Presidents — Messrs J. C. N. Grigg, and C. M. Strachey. Judge— Mr M. Stilt. Stewards— Messrs J. Begg, G. James, 11. Fowler, M. Scott, C. Jephson, and F. Lewis. Star cr — Mr David Thomas. Treasurer — Mr M. Scott. Handicappers— The Committee. Clerk of the Course— Mr B» Hanks. Clerk of the Scales— Mr R. f B.Jeff. First Race to start at 12.30 p.m. PROGRAMME OP EVENTS. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 20 soys; nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stakei 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^ soys out of the stake. Weight for age. One mile 3. Tinwald Cup, of 30 soys ; nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, iosi The second horse to receive 5 soys out of the stake. One mile and a half 4. Handicap Time Trot, of 20 soys j nomination ios; acceptance, 103. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Weight not less than lost. Pull and go. About three miles 5.' Welter Handicap, of 12 soys ; nomination, 12s ; no acceptance. The second horse to receive 2 soys out of the stake. One mile 6. Fl-ving Handicap, of 15 soys {nomination, ios ; acceptance, ss. The second horse to receive 2} soys out of the stake.' The winner of Tinwald Cup to carry 7lbs 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. C nsolation Handicap, of 10 soys; entrance, ios: Six furlongs 9. Hurry Scurry (if time permits), for all entrance money ; entrance, ios. For 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 connected with the carrying out of this programme, to be final. 3. The faces are open to any horse, commonly resident m. the district from the ist Qfctober, 1888, to the date of meeting, and owned by a person who has resided m the district for the same period. 4. The district above mentioned is bounded on the north by ihe Sclwyn River, and on the south by the Opihi River. 5. Five per cent, will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme, for the 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 m the hands of the Secretary at Scott's Hotel, Tinwald, not later than q 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 28th, Post cards with weights will be posccd to all nominators o fhorses ACCEPTANCES Acceptances for Handicaps and nominations o. Maiden Plate must be m the hand* of the* ■Secretary, at Scott s Hotel, Tinwald, not later >"»*» Q p,m, 29th December 1888 STEPHEN CLARK, r*v Hon. s^

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2004, 4 December 1888

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2004, 4 December 1888

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