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Sporting' "" ASHBURTON ~ TRABEiI' ANNUAL MEETING. Tn Ye held on the Ashbnrton Racecourse on THTJB»i)AY, J)EC. 27, 1888. FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONfeY *PRESIDENT«-Mr W. C. Walker. M.11.R, Vice-Vresidents— Mr Julian Jacl«on ane Majo W.J.Stcwarf,M.H.R Tudge Major Steward, M H.RJ Tpeasur r- Mr R. M. Cuthberts<*n Stewards Messra F. Gates, M. Friedlander L. Markey, G- C. Primmer and Peter Williams Handicapper — Mr Geo. Cutts STARTER-MrD.O'Bren Clerk of THECouRSB-Mr G. F. Scott Clkrk 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 nights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios _ a— Maidbn Plate, of ao soys. For horses 3 yea ioldand upwards, tbathave neverwon a race, value 1 o soys or over. Weight for ace. One miie. Nomination, I boy v_ Abhbubton Plate Handicap of 40 sots; Second horse 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, ao»}»cceptance. 15* , _ ' 4-HandicapTime Trot, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake. No weight under 10 stone. Three miles. Nomina. lion, ios ; acceptance, ios t— 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 ulbs penalty s— Hack Race, of 10 soys ; winner to be sold for 10 soys, any surplus to ro to the lands of the Club. No weight under 8 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 racing In the JTrotting Race all hones to trot fairly , to the satisfaction of the Judges. PulUand-go A district horse shall mean any horse that has been commonly resident m the district between the rivers belwyn and Waitaki from October I, 1888, and up to the date of the forthcoming mcetmg, and owned by a person who has resided m the said district during the fame period .... . . A gentleman rider shall te one who has never ridden or trained horses for hire, or been employeiln a training stable Five per cent will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this for the expenses of tbe 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 bj the Stewards, or whom they may appoint, i Their decision on a'l points connected with the carrying out of this programme ♦a Ka fiftftl*Nominations with fees for all Handicaps, including the Trot, stating the name, age, and description of hoise,. and colors of the rider,, must be m the hands of the Secretary, at Henry's Commercial Hotel, Ashburtonnot Inter than, 9 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, 1888J Weights will be detfarcd on or about Saturday, DecembertS. Acceptances for the Handicaps and Trot, and entries for Maiden Plate and. Hack Race, with fees, must be made to the Becretary not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, December xz 1888. JAS. PURCHASE, ii/*na Seeretaijv TMALD ft&CIM CL® ANNUAL~MEETIN© TUESDAY, JANUARY ist,. iSS^ President— -Mr D. McLean, ViceJ?resWents— Messrs J, C. N. Grigg, and C. M. S'crachey. Judge— Mr M. Stitt. Stewards — Messrs J. Begg, G. James, H* Fw»l«v M. Scott, C. Tephson, and F. feewis. Starter — Mr David Thomas. Tre&suie#rr-Mr M. Scott, Handisappers— The Committee.' Clerk of the Course— Mr ®» Hanks. Cferk of the Scales— Msßi.BJeft. ; Firpt Race to start- at 12, 3» p.m. PROGRAMME ,OF EVENTS. 1. Handicap Hurdijb Race, of 20 soys ; nomination, ios ; acceptance, ios. The ■econd horse to receive 3 soys out of the slake. Over six flights of hurdles, about 3ft. 6in. high. One mile and a half 3, MAiqEi* Plate of 15 soys; entrance, 15s. The second horse to receive afr soys out of the stake. Weight for age. One mile 3, Tinwald Cup, of 30 soys ; nomination, 1 soy 1 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 ; nomi« nation ios ; acceptance, ios. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of the stakeWeight not less than lost* Pull and gp. About three miles 5* Welter Handicap, of 12 soys • nomination, 1 2s ; no acceptance. The second horse to receive 3 soys out of tha stake. One mile 6. Fl-ving Handicap, of 15 soy&;nomina« tion, ios} acceptance, 55.. The second horse to receive a£ soys. ciu.t of the stake* The winner of Tinwald Cup to carry 7lbs penalty. Six furlongs 7. Novel Race, of, ap 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 fur- ( longs , If , 8. C' nsolation Handicap, of 10 soys ; . entrance, ios: Six furlongs 9. Hurry Scurry (if time permils), for all ; entrance money ; entrance, ios. For ; horses' that have neverwon public money. Catch weights. Half-mile RULES AND REGULATIONS. 1. The meeting will be held under the ru'^e* of racing. 2. No entry will be received except o> x the conditions that all claims, disputes, and - objections, arising out of the racing, shall be f prided by the Stewards, or whom they may '■ appoint. Tjieir decision on all points connected < Wl th the' carrying out of this programme, to r fj na i. 3. The races are open to any h' mGi com . monly resident m the district ff- om th e Is t October, 1888, to the date of ' meeting, and owned by a person who has r ggjded m the dutrict for the tame period. 4. The district above menh' Mt & } s bounded on the north by the Selwyn I <| ver an d O n the Bouth by the Opihi RiyerJ 5. Five per cent, will be deducted from the Soss of all moneys payabV ,; n accO rdance with is programme, lor the c* xpenses of the course. 6. All noo> : ;nation ano t acceptance fees to to the Cop^ of the Club , %' trotting Race.— Howes must trot to the of aßefer.te. HOtMNATIONS Nominations f.or Hurdles, Tinwald Cup, Trot Flying Handicap and Welter Handicap, accompanied by fee, xvime, age, description ' and performances of horse, and colors of rider, must be m the hands of the Secretary at «cott's Hotel, Tinwalr J, not later than 9 p.m, on SATURDAY, December 15th, 188 WEIGHTS Weights will be posted about 7.30 p.m. on the 17th December, and will be published on the aßtb. Post cards with weights will be posted to all nominators o horses ACCEPTANCES Acceptances for Handicaps and nominations £0 Maiden Plate must be m the hands of the Secretary, at Scott s Hotel, Tinwald, not later | thnn q p.m. 20th December 1888 gWEPHWr CLARK,

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2020, 22 December 1888

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