_____ Sporting. : ASHBURTON TRADESMEN'S RAM (MB. ANNUAL MEETING. To be held on the Ashbnrton Racecourse on TBUHSDAY, DEC. 27, 1888. FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY PRESIDENT~Mr W. C. Walker. M.H.R, Vice-Vresidents — Mr Julian Jackson and Majo W. J. Steward, M.H.R Judge Major Steward, M H.Rf i TBEASUR r- Mr R. M. Cuthbertson ! STEWARDS Messrs E. Gates, M. Friedlander [ L. Markey, G- C. Primmer and Peter Williams . Handicapper — Mr Geo. Cutts Starter — Mr D. O'Brien 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, 15s ; acceptance, ios 3— Maiden Plate, of 20 soys. For horses 3 years oldand upwards, that have never won a race, value 10 soys or overJ Weight for agej One mile. Nonvnation, I 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' 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 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 14.1bs penalty 7— HACK Race, of 10 soys ; winner to be . sold for 10 soys, any surplus to j»o to the funds of the Club. No weight under 8 stone. Four furlongs. Entry ios B— Consolation Handicap, of 10 s&vs 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. Pull-and-go A district horse shall mean any horse that has been commonly reident 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 j-ained horses for hire, or been employed m a training stable Five per Cfnt 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 ot 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, 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, ;888* , Weights will be dec'ared on or about Saturday, f 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, ti x iia Secretary. i iINWALD RACING CLUB > ANNUAL MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY IST, 1889. President— Mr D. McLean, Vice-Presidents— Messrs J. C. N. Grigg, and C. M. Strachey. Judge — Mr M. Stitt. Stewards — Messrs J. Begg, G. James, H. Fowler, M. Scott, C. Jephson, and F. Lewis. Starler — Mr David Thomas. Treasurer— Mr M, Scott. Han. dicappers— 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 OF EVENTS. 1. Handicap Hurdlb Race, of 20 soys; nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soys oat 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, iosf The second horse to receive 5 soys out of the stake. One mile and a half 4. Handicap Tims Trot, of 20 soys ; nomi* nation ios ; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stake. not less than lost. Pull and go. About three miles Si Welter Handicap, of 12 soys; nomination, 12s ; no acceptance. The second horse to receive 2 soys out of the stake. One mile 6. Flying Handicap, of 15 soys nomination, ios ; acceptance, ss. The second 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 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, 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. Tbe 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 tbe 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 eatisfaction 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 &c hands of the Secretary at Scott's Hotel, Tinwald, not later than 9 p.m. on SATURDAY, December 15th, I»8 WEIGHTS Weights will be posted about 7.30 p.m. on ♦he 27 th December, and will be published on 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 handi of the Secretary, at Scott s Hotel, Tinwald, not later tJ>»»>OP,nj, 29th December 1888 * y STEPHEN CLARK, /!•,#• ******
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