; Sporting. ~" ASHBURTON TRADMIEI'SJAffIG Ml ANNUAL MEETING. , To be held on the Ashbnrton Racecourse on THUE&DAY, DEC. 27, 1888. FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY President— Mr W. C. Walker, M.H.R, Vice-Presidents— Mr Julian Jackson and Majo W. J. Steward, M.H.R Judge Major Steward, M H.R:J Tfeasur r- Mr R. M. Cuthberts-n Stewards Messrs F. Gates, M. Friedlander L. Markey, G- C. Primmer and Peter Williams Handicafper — 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— 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, 1 5s ; acceptance, ios 2 — Maiden Plate, of 20 soys. For horses 3 years oldand upwards, that have neverwon a race, value 10 soys or over. Weight for age; One mi!e. Nomination, I eov 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 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. 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 riders. One mile. Nomination, ics ; acceptance, ios. (Winner o( 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 pennltv 7 — Hack Race, of 10 soys ; winner to be sold for lo 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 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 belwyn and Waitaki from October I, 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 employed m a training stable Five per Ce nt wll be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme for 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 oi the racing shall be decided by the stewards, or whom they may j 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 Tiot, stating the name, age, and ' escription of horse, and colors of the rider, must be n the hands pf the c ecretary, at Henry's Commercial Hotel, Ashburton i-ot later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, »888; W eights will I c der.'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. PURCHASE, Xi*H2 Secretary. TINWALD RACING CLUB ANNUAL MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY IST, 1889. President — Mr D. McLean, Vice-Presidents — Messrs J. C. N. Grigg, and C. M. Btrachey. Judge— Mr M. Stitt. Stewards— Messrs J. Begg, G. James, H. Fowler, M. Scott, C. Tephson, and F. Lewis. Star n—Mr David Thomas. Treasurer— Mr M. Scott. Hanidicappers— The Committee. Clerk of the Course— Mr B. Hanks. Clerk of the Scales— Mr RIB. Jeft. First Race to start at 12.30 p.m. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS, 1. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 20 soys; nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the st^ke! 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 J soys out of the stake. Weight for age. One mile 3. Tinwald Cup, of 30 soys ; nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, iosJ The second horse to receive 5 soys out of the stake. One mile and ahalf 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 Handicap, of 12 soys ; nomination, 12s ; no acceptance. The second horse to receive 2 soys out of the stake. One mile 6. Fl\ing Handicap, of 15 soys j nomination, ios ; acceptance, ss. The spcond horse to receive 2 J 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 8«t 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 horßes 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 racine:, shall be decided by the Stewards, or whom they may appoint. Their decision on all points connect ed 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 Kiver, 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 tf>e 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 9 p.m. 6n SATURDAY, December 15th, 188 WEIGHTS Weights will be posted about 7.30 p.m. on the 27th l3ecember, and will be published on the 28th. Post cards with weights will be posted to all nominators o fhorses 1 . ACCEPTANCES % -t . Acceptances fo- Handicaps and nominations fo Maiden Plate must be m the hand* of the Secretary, at Scott s Hotel, Tinwald, not later tbnn q p,iri, 29th December 1888 i - STEPHEN CLARK, . >
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