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Sporting. ASHBURTON """ TRADEIEFSJAMI Ml ANNUAL M BETING. 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 an<? Major W. J. Steward, M.H.R Judge— Major Steward, M.H.Ri Treasure*.— Mr R. M. Cuthbertson Stewards — Messrs E. Gates, M. Friedlander . L. Markey, G- C. Primmer and Peter Williams Handicappbr— Mji Gco. Cutts '.. Starter— MrD. O'Brlejv Clbrk of the Course— Mr G. F. Scott Clerk op thk Scales— Mr A. J. Kelly PROGRAMME. First Race to Start at 12.30 p.m. - I—Hurdle1 — Hurdle Rack Handicap, of 25 1 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 C a race, value 10 soys or over.' Weight for B age; One mile. Nomination, 1 aov „ 3 — Abhburton 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 liovs. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. No weight under 10 stone. Three miles. Nomina. tion, ios; acceptance, 103 c s— Ladies' Bracelet Welter Handicap, , of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the t stake (bracelets or cosh). Gentljemen p riders. One mile. Nomination, ics ; 0 acceptance, 10.1. (Winner oi Ashburton Plate to carry 7lbs penalty) j 6 — Flying Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. Six furlongs. Nomination,' 15s ; acceptance, lOs. B (Winner of ABhburton Plate or Ladies Bracelet to carry ylbs penalty.' "Winner Q of both races to carry I4lbs penalty 7 — Hack Rack, of 10 soys ; winner to be sold for 10 soys, any surplus to ro. to the funds of the Club. No weight mujer % 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 held under the Canter« bury Jockey Club rules of Tacing 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 selwyn and Waitaki from 8 October 1, 1888, and up to the date of the v forthcoming meeting, and owned by a person 6 who has resided m the said district during the l» same period A gentleman rider shall be one who has )B never ridden or .rained horses for hire, or been d employed m a training stable jt Five per cent will be deducted from the d gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expenses of the course All nomination's and acceptances to go to 3 » 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 an the hands of the Secretary, at Henry's Commercial Hotel, Ashburton not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, >888. Weights will be dec ared on or about Saturday, D December 15. Acceptances for the Handicaps and Trot, and entries for Maiden Plate and Hack Race, with fees, must be made to the Becretarjmot later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 22 xBBB. JAS. PURCHASE, jti x il2 Secretary.' IJMAID MCING CLOfi !; annual "meeting id TUESDAY, JANUARY IST, 1889. m id President — MrD. McLean, Vice»Presidents— m Messrs J. C. N. Grigg, and C. M. Strachey. Judge— Mr M. Stitt. .Stewards — Messrs J, _ Begg, G. James, H. Fowler, M. Scott, C. J Jephson, and F. Lewis. Starrer — Mr David • Thomas. Treasurer— Mr M. Scott. Hanir dicappers— The Committee; Clerk of the Course— Mr B. Hanks. Clerk of the Scales— Mr Rl B. Jeft. First Race to start at 12.30 p.m. PROGRAMME] OF EVENTS. 1. Handicap Hurdli Rack, of 20 soys; nomination, ios ; acceptance, xos. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake! Over six flights of.huf dies) about 3ft. 6in. highl One mile aricTalialf 2. Maiden Plate of 15 soys ; entrance, 15s. The second horse to receive 2^ eovs out of the stake. Weight for age. One mile 3. Tinwald Cup, of 30 soys ; nomination, I soy ; acceptance, lost 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, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. c ( Weight not l§ss than iost. Pull and go. About three miles $r Welter Handicap, of 12 soys; nomination, 12s ; no acceptance. The secand horse to receive a. soys out of the stake. j One mile B ' 6. : Flying Handicap, of 15 soys {nomination, ios ; acceptance, ss. The second horse to receive 2J 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 1 sold by auction, and the whole of the B proceeds to go to the funds of the Club, c Post entry. Weight Bst up. Six furlongs 0 8. Consolation Handicap, of 10 soys; f entrance, ios: Six furlongs f 9, Hurry Scurry (if time permits), for all j entrance mbhey J 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 vacefl 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 Jias resided m the 3 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 Riyeri 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 acceptance fees to ' to the funds of the Club, y f Trotting Race. — Horses must trot to the j 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, 1 on SATURDAY, December 15th, ißg WEIGHTS Weights will be posted about 7.30 p.m, on the 27th 1 December, and will be published on the 28tb. Post cards with weights will j be posted to all nominators o'fhorses ACCEPTANCES * Acceptances for Handicaps and nominations fo. Maiden Plate must be m the hands of the Secretary, at Scott s Hotel, Tinwald, not later fh»« « p,m, 39th December 188$ SWftJßtf CLARK,

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2011, 12 December 1888

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