VISITORS TO MELBOUBK*^ Should Consult th« Vrairfil Well-known and SueSPECAUST, V^^^ Inall >^i •: ;„.' ££ :^^ »i»D Gh* Chic C-:vrUi<. • rfv.:V^ v t^;v ; '" — V' y >:';•*'.•.,-'■'" (hit (fttnraiif-'rtl, V : -' ■■ •-■ *C-^' 03 Fiin:t-rs St. W., Melbourne. J. C. D DHOAB LICENBED*LAND BROKER.UENERAI. AGENT abd ACCOUNTANT, At CADE, ASHBURTON. Licensed to prepare Transfers, Mortgages, Leasts and every other othei description of Documents under "Thi Land Transfer Act." Loans negotiated Money invested. Agent for The Australian Pro vide&t Society, the Largest Life Insurance Society m the British Empire, its unpara lleled socceßß being the wonder of tht world ! Anyone who has hitherto neg leoted thiß duty of life should interview me at once. J. 0, DUNCAN. The Victoria Insurance Companj LIMITED. FIRE. MARINE, AND FIDELITY GUARANTEE. Established 1849. CAPITAL ... ... ... £J, 000,000. Stack and Thresher Bisks accepted a ' Loweßt Current Rates. 17(3. DUNCAN, Agent for Ashburton and District. 3JB' Sporting AIBiWIAMIUiB, President— E. G. Wright. Vice-Presi dent— John Grigg. Judge— Matthew Stitl Stewards— C. W. Purnell, W. B. Pep shire, Hugo Friedlander, W. M. Lyttelton E. G. Crisp, J. C. N. Grigg, T.Leahy, J. M Tweed, D. Thomas. Treasurer — Davi< Thomas. Clerk of Scales — O. Digbj Clerk of Course — A. Hewßon, Hand] capper— G. Cutts. Starter— D. Thomaj AUTUMN~MEETING. THURSDAY "id FRIDAY, MAY 9th and 10th, 1889. peoglamme. FIRST DAY. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 40 soys second horse to receive 5 soys from th< stake. Two miles, over eight flights o hurdles about 3ft 6in high, Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, 1 soy. j* Wakanui Stakes Handicap, of 25 soys second horse to receive 5 soys from th< stake, District horses only. One mile Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, 10s. 3. ASHBTJRTON AUTUMN HANDICAP, of 6( soys; second horse to receive 5 soy: from the stake. One mile and a half. Nomination, Ij£ soys ; acceptance, l% sovsi 4, Novel Race, of 25 soys. The winnei to be sold by auction immediately aftei the race, the whole of the proceeds to go tc the funds of the Club. Weight, Bst, any overweight to be declared, Haifa mile. : Entrance, ios. 5 District Welter Handicap, of 30 soys ; I second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mile and a half. Nomination, I soy; acceptance, IOS.' 6« Flying Handicap, of 30 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. Three-quarters of a mile. Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, 10s. SECOND DAY. County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 30 soys j 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. Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys. The winner to be sold by auction immediatel after the race, the whole of the proceeds S" go to the funds of the Club; Weight, Sst, any overweight to be declared. Three quarters of a mile. Entrance, ios. G rand Stanp Handicap, of 50 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, l}i soys ; acceptance, I soy. , 4. Handicap Time Trot, of 20 soys. District horses 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. Harvest Handicap, of 25 soys ; second horss to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. Three quarters of a mile. Nomination, 15s; acceptance, IO". RULES AND REGULATIONS. The meeting will be held under the Rules of Racing ; the Trotting Race under the Rules of the Canterbury Trotting Association. b^To 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 cr whom they may appoint, Their decision on all points connected with the carrying out of this programme shaU fee final. A district horse sball 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 district during 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. I 'All nomination and acceptance fees to go to ' the funns of the Club. The - Stewards reserve to themselves the right to add a Consolation Race to the programme. NOMINATIONS. Nominations for all Handicaps, including the Trot ing Race, accompanied by fee, nqmt } 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 27, 1889. WEIGHTS, Handicaps for the first day's Races and Trotting Race, will be published on or ab-^ut May 3id. Handicaps for the second day's Races will be published at 7 o'clock on the evening of the first day's racing. ACCEPTANCES AND, ENTRIES. Acceptances for the first day's Handicaps and i- ntries for the Fovel Race, must be m the hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on Monday^Miy 6th, 1889 ; acceptances for the secdrfd'cJay's Handicaps and Entries for the Disposal Stakes, not later than IO o'clock m the evening of the first day's racing. G, BISSET Secretary, 4 .: ' ' 1 '■ ' : . i -' .
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