GL-NEKAL BTOKK BUSINESS AT CHERTSEY FOB SALE. A PAYABLE Baeiness with small Stock For Fale ch?ap. If not sold by end of March tho Store will be Let. For particulars apply D. THOMAS, 33:37 Auctioneer,
IMPOEPATSfT REDUCTION IN PRIOES OF REID & GRAY'S Two and Three-farrow Ploughs. PLEASE NOTE that frrm date hereof onr DOUBIE and TBBBL FURROW PLOUGHS will be ONE PCUND LESS than Catalogue Prioes , and observe that BAILAGE IS PAID BY U8 To any Station on the Hurunui-Bloff or irainline of railway ; or FREIGHT 18 PAID BY US To any main port of New Zealand, as per Catalogue.
REID AND GBAY were awarded FIRST ORDER OP MERIT AND LPEOIAL MENTION by the Jurors at the recent Melbourne Exhibition ; and at that of 1880---81, REID AND GRAY mt only won the only Gold Medal for Double furrow Ploughs •warded to New Zealand, bat from amongsb all the Ploughs m the Exhibition, from the leading English, American, and Colonial xnakerß, their Plough bo excited the admiration of the Jurors that it was singled oat for Special Commendatory Reference m their official report, aa follows: — "In Ploughs, there fa cne exhibit to wh.ch we wißh to draw special attention, as being the best, and that is the Double Farrow of REID AND GRAY, of Dnnedin, New Zealand. In finish and construction it is far superior to any other."— See Jurors' Report, page 125. REID AND GRAY. DonediD, 18th March, 1899.
HELD AND GEAY ABE THE LABGEST MAKERS OF Iron Fencing Standards Which they cut and punch to any Bixe and gnage from the Best Quality Standard Iron. No inferior iron kept, Wett weight delivered, is charged. Get Quotations from Dtmedin or any of our Branches.
Sporting ASHBUBTOI JPG mi President— E. G. Wright. Vice-Presi-dent— John Grigg. Judge— Matthew Sti< t. Stewards— C. W. Purnell, W. B. Denshire, Hugo Friedlander, W. M. Lyttelton, E. G. Crisp, J. C. N. Grigg, T.Leahy, J. M. Tweed, D. Thomas. Treasurer — David Thomas. Clerk of Scales— O. Digby. Clerk of Course— A. Hewson. Handi* capper— G. Cutts. Starter— D. Thomaa. AUTUMN~MEETING. THURSDAY "id FRIDAY, MAY 9th and 10th, 1889. PEOGEAMME. FIRST DAY. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 40 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. Two miles, over eight flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, 1 soy. 2. Wakanui Stakes Handicap, of 25 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mile. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios. 3. Ashburton Autumn Handicap, of 60 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a half. Nomination, V/t soys ; acceptance, \% soys! 4. Novel Race, of 25 soys. The winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club. Weight, Bst, any overweight to be declared, Haifa mile. Entrance, ios. 5 District Welter Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mile and a half. Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, 10s. 6* Flying Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys horn, the stake. Three-quarters of a mile. Nomination, I soy; acceptance, ios.
1. County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District herses only. One mile and a half, over six flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, ios. 2. Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys. The winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of 'he Club. Weight, Bst, any overweight to be declared. Three quarters of a mite. Entrance, ios. Grand Stand Handicap, of 50 soys j second horse to receive 5 ovs from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, I % soys; acceptance, I soy. 4- Handicap Time Trot, of 20 soys. District h> rses only. Weight jost. Three miles. Nomination, ios; acceptance, ios. 5, Open Welter Handicap, of 35 soys; 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, I soy. 6. Harvest Handicap, of 25 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. Three quarters of a mile. Nomination, 15s; acceptance, IO5 a
RULES AND REGULATIONS.
The meeting will be held under the Rules of Racing ; the Trotting Race under the Rules 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 decided by the Stewards or whom they may appoint. Their decision on all points connected with the carrying out of this programme shall be final.
A district horse shall mean any horse tha has been commonly resident m the distric between the rivers Selwyn and Opihi, from 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 from the gross of ali moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expences of the conrse. All nomination and acceptance fees to go to the funds of the Club.
The Stewards reserve to themselves the right to add a Consolation Race to the programme.
Nominations (or all Handicaps, including the Trotiog Race, accompanied by fee, name, 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 Satur« day, April 27, 1889.
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 the first day's racing.
ACCEPTANCES AND ENTRIES.
Acceptances for the first day's Handicaps and Entries for the Novel Race, must be In the hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Monday, May 6th, 1889; acceptances for the second day's Handicaps and Entries for the Disposal Stakes, not later than 10 o'clock m the evening of the first day's racing. G, BISSET,
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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2093, 20 March 1889
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