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PRESIDENT«-Mr W. C. Walker. M.H.R, VICE-FRESIDINTS— Mr Julian Jackson and Majo" W.J. Steward, M.H.R Judge Major Steward, M H.Ri Tfkasur R> : Mr R. M. Cuthberts''n Stewards Messrs F. Gates, M . Friedlander L. Markey, G- C. Primmer and Peter Williams Handicapper— 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 J 2.30 p.m. x — 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, I5s ; ; acceptance, , ios 2 — Maiden Plate, of 20 soys. For horses 3 yearsoldand upwards, that have neverwon a race, value 10 soys or oven Weight for age. One miie. Norn nation, 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 5 — Ladies' Bracelet Welter Handicap, of 25 soys. Second horse 5 soys from the stake (bracelets or cash). GentTemen riders. One mile» Nomination, ics ; acceptance, 10;. (Winner of Ashburton Plate to carry 7lbs penalty) 6— Flying -HANDiCAP*t>f 25 soys. Second horse^S soys from the stake. Six furlongs. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios. (Winner of Ashburton Plate or Ladies Bracelet to carry 7lbs penalty. Winner 1 of both races to carry I4lbs penalty 7 — Hack of 10 soys ; winner to be sold for IO soys, any surplus to go to the funds of the Club. No weight under 8 stone, s Four furlongs. Entry ios 8 -Consolation Handicap, of jo soys Sevens, furlongs. Nomination ios • no acceptance. (Nominations to be made to the Secretary immediately after the Flying j 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 fceen"*commonly resident m the district between the rivers Selwyn and Waitaki from October 1,41888, 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; cent will be dedue'ed 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 ah points connected with the carrying out of this programme to be final

Nominations with fees for all Handicap." including the. Trot, stating the name, age, - _J description of horse, and colors of the ri J er must be m jhe hands of the Seer-' _i Ii Henry's Commercial Hotel, Ashbur' ' 10 ?{„ t „ than 9 p.m.nn Saturday, Deee-^^VfiS Weights wiU jte. des'ared on or to * Saturday £*&!s££.*? 'f B tnt Secretary not latet t? • fIUSt be mad c c , to the De,cen>btt2a i**' aan 9 p.m. on Saturday, _ JAS. PURCHASE, »' llg . Secretary.

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FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2021, 24 December 1888

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FOR DISTRICT HORSES ONLY Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2021, 24 December 1888

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