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Sporting. ASHBURTON TRADESMEN'S JWIIfi CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. To be held on the Ashbnrton Racecourse on THURSDAY, DEC. 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. Markey, G- C. Primmer and Peter Williams Handicapper— Mr. Geo. Cutts Starter— Mr D. O'Bren Clerk of the Course— Mr G. F. Scott Clerk of The Scales— Mr A. J. Kelly 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, 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, 105. (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. "Winner of both races to carry I4lbs penalty 7 — 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. Pall-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 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 trained horses for hire, or been employed m a training stable ; Five per cent will be deducted from the I gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expenses of the course All nominations and acceptances to go to 1 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'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, age, and description of horse, and colors of the rider, must be m the hands of the Secretary, at Henry's Commercinl Hotel, Ashburton not later than 9 p.m. On Saturday, December 8, 1.888.' Weights will be doc'ared on or about Saturday, 1 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, II*H2 Secretary. ~ffIWALD RACING CLDB ANNUAL I TUESDAY, JANUARY IST, 1889. 1 I President — Mr D. McLean, Vice-Presidents— 1 Messrs J. C. N. Grigg, and C. M. Strachey. Judge — Mr M. Stitt. Stewards — Messrs J. Begg, G. James, H. Fowler, M. Scott, C. 1 Jephson, and F. Lewis. Star'.er — Mr David [ Thomas. Treasurer— Mr M. Scott. Handicappers— The Committee. Clerk of the Course— Mr B. Hanks. Clerk of the Scales— Mr RJ 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 stakeJ Over six flights of hurdles, about 3f|:. §m. high. One mile and a half 2. Maiden Plate of 15 soys; entrance, 15s. The second horse to receive 2k eovs 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 ; 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 5( Welter Handica?, of 12 soys; nomination, 12s ; no acceptance. The second horse to receive 2 soys out of the stake. One mils 6, Flying Handicap, of 15 soys ; nomination, ios ; acceptance, 5 s * The second horse to receive 2 J eovs 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. Consolation Handicap, of 10 sovsj entrance, ios: Six furlongs 9, Hurry Scurry (if time permits), for all entrance money ; entrance, jps. For horses that |iave never won public money. Catch weights. Halfrniile 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 races are open to any horse, commonly resident m the district from the Ist October, 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 the Selwyn 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 accef 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 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 oh the 28th. Post cards with weights will be posted to all nominators o fhorses ACCEPTANCES Acceptances for Handicaps and nominations fo. Maiden Plate must be m the hand-; of the Secretary, at Scott s Hotel, Tinwald, not later rfcnn q p^m, 29th December 1888 STEPHEN CLARK,

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2009, 10 December 1888

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2009, 10 December 1888

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