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Sporting. A S H B U RT ON TR«Ml's_ RMI m ANNUAL MEETING. To be held on the Ashbnrton Racecourse on THUKSbAY, DEC. 27, 1888. FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY President ---Mr W. C. Walker, M.11.R, Vice- Presidents— Mr Julian Jacks on an<? Major W. J. Steward, M.H.R Judge— Major Steward, M. H.R.* Treasurer— Mr R. M. Cuthberts-n Stewards — Messrs F. Gates, M. Friedlander L. Markey, G- C. Primmer and Peter Williams Handicafper — Mr Geo. Cutts Starter— MrD. 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 roys 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 overi Weight for age; One mile. Nomination, 1 boy 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, ics j acceptance, ios. (Winner of Ashburton Plate to carry 7lbs penalty) 6 — Flying Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. Six furlongSi Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios. (Winner of Ashburton Plate or Ladies Bracelet to carry 7lbs penalty. 'Winner, of both races to carry 14IDS penalty y— Hack Race, of 10 soys ; winner to be sold for 10 soys, any surplus to ro 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 Canter« bury Jockey Club rules of racing In the Trotting Race all horsCS 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 Selwyn and Wailaki from October l, 1889; and up to the date of the forthcoming meethfg, and owned by a person who has resided m the said district during the same period A qentlcman rider shall be one who has never ridden or ..rained horses for hire, or been employed m a training stable Five per cent will 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 Stewards, or whom they may appoint. Their decision on a'l points con* nected with the carrying out of this programme to be final Nominations with fees for all Handicaps, including the Tiot, stating the name, ace, and description of horse, and colors of the rider, must be m the hands of the Secretary, at Henry's Commercial Hotel, Ashburton not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, iBBBt 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. PURCW*SE>, -._ u*H2 - ' Secretaiy. RACING GLOB AJS-NpAJ, MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY ist, 1889. President — MrD. McLean, Vice-Presidents-— Meßsrs 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. Starrer— Mr David Thomas. Treasurer— Mr M. Scott. Handicappers— The Committee. Glerk of the Course — Mr B. Hanks. Clerk of the Scales— Mr RSB. Jeff. First Race to start at 13.30 p.m.

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS.

1. Handicap Hurdli Race, of 20 soys; nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. The second 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\ soys out of the stake. Weight for age. One mile 3. Tinwald Cup, of 30 soys ; nomination, I soy ; acceptance, iosJ The second horse to receive 5 soys out of the stake. One mile and a half 4. Handicap Time Trot, of 20 soys j nomi* nation ios.j acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. Weight not less than lost. Pull and go, About three miles St Welter Handicap, of ia soys ; nomi. nation, 1 2s ; no acceptance. The second horse to receive 2 soys out of the stake. One mile 6. Fl\ing Handicap, of 15 sovs;nomina» tion, ios j acceptance, ss. The second horse to receive z£ soys "but of the stake.{ The winner of Tinwald Cup to carry 7IDB penalty. Six furlongs J. 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, xos. For ( horßes that have neyer wort publip 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. Thp rapes are open to any horse, commonly resident m the district from the ist October, 18&8, 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 grpss of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme, for thp expenses of the course, 6. All nomination and acceptance 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 i'ee, name, age, description arid performances of horse, and colors of rider, must be m the hands of the Secretary at Saott's Hotel, Tinwald, not later than oj p.m. on SATURDAY, December 13th, 188

WEIGHTS

Weights will be posted about 7.30 p.ra, on the 27th December, and will be published on the 28th, Post cards with weights will be posipd to all nominators o fhorses

ACCEPTANCES Acceptances ibr Handicaps and nominations fo. Maiden Plate must be m the handi of the Secretary, at Scott s Hotel, Tinwald, not later tf>«n q Pf m, 29th December 1888 STEPHEN CLARK,

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2010, 11 December 1888

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2010, 11 December 1888

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