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Auctions • ABHBURTOH Earn and Ewe Fair rilliß Annual RAM and EWE FAIR I JL will be held at the j TINWALD YARDS ON FRIDAY, 29th MABCH. Sale will oommenoe at 11 o'olook sharp. ASHBURTON BALBYARD3. MONDAY, 11th MAROH. | MESSRS MILES & CO. are instraoted by the proprietor* of the Lowcliffe Estate to Bell by Pablio Auotlon at the above Yards,— 10 CLYDESDALE BOESES by the oelebrated Entire "Major." Also, a HACKS & CABKIAGE v HORSES by "The Waif The Horses (unbroken) are 3 and 4 yean old, well grown and m splendid condition, and fit for immediate work, Pale will oommenoe at 1 o'clook sharp. J.T, FORD, Auctioneer. GEO. JAMESON, Agent. The Auctioneers are prepared to accept further entries (whloh will be offered after the lale of the Lowcliffe horses,) 2t Q 5 Bportlng ASHBURTONJACIM ODE President— E. G. Wright. Vice-Presi-dent— John Grigg. Judge— Matthew Stitt . Stewards— aw. Purnell, W. B. Den* sbire, Hugo Friedlander. W, M. Lyttelton, E. G. Crisp,). C N. Grigg, T.Leahy, J. M. Tweed, D. Thomas. Treasurer— David * Thomas. Clerk op Scales— O. Digby. Clerk or Course— A. Hewion. Handicapper— G. Cutts. Starter— D. Thomu. autumn"meeting. "and FRIDAY, MAY 9th and 10th, 1889. PROGRAMME. FIRST DAY. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 40 soy« ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. Two miles, over eight flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high, Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, I soy, 2. WAKANUI STAIf ES HANDICAP, of 25 SOVSJ second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mile. Nomination, 15s; acceptance, ios. 3. Ashuurton Autumn Handicap, of 60 soys 1 second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a half. Nomination, i# soys ; acceptance. VA sovsJ 4. Novel Race, of 25 soys. The winner to be sold by auction immediately after the racct the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club. Weight, Bst, any overweight to be declared, Haifa mile. Durance, 10s. 5 District Welter Handicap, of 30 soy* ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mUe and a half. Nomination, 1 soy ; accept* ance, 105. 6«" Flying Handicap, of 30 boys j second horse to repeive 5 so*s frpm the stake. Three-quarters of a mile, Nomination, I soy; acceptance, ios, SECOND DAY. 1. County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 iovi from the stake. District horses only. One mile and a half, over fix flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, 10s. 2. Disposal Stakes, of 30 sots. The winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, the whole pf the proceeds to go to the funds of he Club. Weight, Bst,anypverwcjehttQbe declared. Three quarters of a mile. Entrance, ios. 3. Grand Stand Handicap, of cpsovs 1 second horse u> receive s'ovs^romthe stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, \ l /z soys ; acceptance, I soy, 4- Handicap Time Trot, of 30 soys. District h- rses only. Weight lost. Three miles. Nomination, ios ; accept* ance, ios. 5. Open Welter Handicap, of 35 sovsj second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. The winner of the Grand Stand Handicap to carry 7lbs penalty. One mile. Nomination, 1 soy; acceptance, 1 soy. 6. Harvest Handicap, of 25 soys $ second hprss tp receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. Three quarters of a jiiije. Nomination, 15s ;" acceptance, ios. RULES AND REGULATIONS. The meeting will be held under the Rules of Racing ; the jotting Race under the Ru!e» of the Canterbury Trotting Association. No entry will be received except on the condition that all claims, disputes, and objections arising out of the racing shall be depided by the Stewards or whom tXey may appoint, Their decision on all points connected with the carrying out of thfe programme shall "be final. A district horse shall mean any horse that has been cemmonly resident In the district between the rivers Selwyn and Opthi, ftom February nth, 1889, and up to the date of the forthcoming meeting, and owned by a person who has resided m the said distr'ct daring the same period. Five per cent will te deducted frem the gross of ali moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expencesof the conrse. All nomination and acceptance feet to co to the fun^s of the Club. The Stewards reserve to themselves the right to add a Consolation Race to the programme, ... «-.n NOMfNATIONS. Nominations for all Handicaps, including the Trot ing Race, accompanied by fee, natnt, age, description, and performances of horse, and colors of the rider must be m the hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 2f, 18S9. WEIGHTS, Handicaps for the first day's Races and the Trotting Race, will be published on or about May 31 d. Handicaps for the second day's Races will be published at 7 o'clock m the evening of tlje first day's raciqg# ACCEPTANCES AND ENTRIES. Acceptances lor the first dayk Handicap! and Entries for the Npvpl Race, mutt be m the hands of the Secretary not later than Q p.m. on Monday, May 6th, 1889; acceptance* for the second day's Handicaps antfEntries for Up Dbposal Stakes, not later than iq o'clock fa the evening of the first day's racing.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2083, 9 March 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2083, 9 March 1889

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