BOOTS, BOOtS, BOOTS. THE GBEAT BA N X R U P m d A L Tfi A N X R U ? 1 O A"L- JU OF HIGH CLASS -BOOTSZEALANDIA STOCK (LIQHTBAND, ALLAN & 00.) [ AMOUNTING TO 1 £1322 17s 2d I ' PURCHASED BY ANDREW OBR la cow being SLAUGHTEBED AT HIS OWN PREMISES, NEXT UNION BANK. everyone Delighted with Ihe Goods and Pleased with the Bargains, GRAND ASSORTMENT . or, \: ■■': . Fresh Goods, • ANDREW ORR Sporting ASHBDRTOH MCmTIUB. SPBIKG "MEETING. THURSDAY~& FRIDAY OCTOBER 17TH AND ißth, 1889 President— B. G. Wright. Vicb-Prmn dent— John Grigg. Judge— M. Stitt. Stewards— M. Stitt, C. W. Purnell, D. Thomas, E. G. Crisp, W. B. Denshire, Hugo Fried'ander, J, C. N. Grigg, T. Leahy, W. Lyttelton, B. Saunder*. Treasurer— D. Thomas. Clkrk of Scales —R. Friedlander. Clerk of Course— A. Hewson. Handicatpers— The Committee. Starter— D. Thomas. First Bace each diy to start at I p,m, PROGRAMME First Day. i— Handicap Hurdle Race, of 40 sovs,the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. Two miles. Over eight flights of hurdles, about 3ft 6in high. Norni* nation, 1 soy; acceptance, 1 soy. a— Maiden Plate, of 20 soys. For district horses, three years oM and upwards, which have never won an advertised race. Weight for age. One mile. Entry I soy. 3— Ashburton Cup Handicap, of 70 sovs; the seccnd horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. One mile and a-h&lf. Nomination l% soy, ; acceptance, X soy. 4— WINDHRMERE HANDICAP, of 25 SOYS ; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. District horses only. Three quarters of a mile. Nomination, 15s; acceptance, ios. s— Novel Race, ol 25 soys. The winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, and the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club. Weight Bst, any overweight to .be declared. Half a mile- Entry ios. 6— Spring Handicap, of 30 soys j the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes; Winner of Ashburton Cup to carry 71b penalty. One mile. Nomination z soy ; acceptance, ios. 7— District Welter Handicap, of a$ soys ; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. District horses only. One mile and a quarter. Nomination! 15s ; acceptance, ios. Second Day. 1— County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 1 35 soys j the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. District horses only. One mile and a half. Over 6 flights of hurdles about 3ft. 6in; high. I Nomination, 1 soy; acceptance, 15s. 2— Ashburton Racing Club Handicap, of 50 soys ; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes; One mile and a quarter. Nomination, 1 soy; ac< ceptance, 1 soy. 3— Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys; the winner to be fold by auction immedia* tely after the race, and the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club* Weight, Bst, any [overweight to be declared. Three quarters of a. mile. Entry, ios. 4— Welter Handicap, of 35 soys; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes, Minimum weight, Ost. One mi!e and a half. Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, 15s. 5— Trotting Handicap, of 20 sovsj the second horse to receive 3 soys from the stakes. District horees on'y. Two miles. Nomination, ios; acceptance ios. 6— Flying Handicap, of 30 sovsj the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. Five furlongs; Nomination, I soy ; acceptance! 103. 7 — County Plate Handicap, of 30 soys ; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. District horses only. One mile. Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, ios. RULES AND REGULATIONS. ■' 1. The meeting will be held under the Fulcs of Racing; the Trotting Race under the Rules ol the Canterbury Trotting Association. 2. No entry will be received except on the conditions that all claims, disputes, and objections arising out of the racing shall be decided by the Stewards or whom they may appoint. The T r decision on all points con» nected with the carrying out of this programme shall be final. 3. A district horse shall mean any horse that has been commonly resident m the district between the rivers Selwyn and Opihi, from July 20th, 1889, and up to the date of the meeting, and owned by a person who has resided m the said district during the same, period. 4. Five per cent will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expanses of the course. 5. AH nomination and acceptance fees to go to the funds of the Club. NOMINATIONS. Nominations for all Handicaps, including the Trotting Race, acc'ompnnied by fee, name, age, description, and performances of horse, and colors of rider must be m writing and m the hands of the Secretary, Commercial Hotel, ABhburton, not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, September 28th, 1839. HANDICAPS. Handicaps for the first day's races and the Trotting Race will be published on or about Oc ober 7th, Handicaps for the second day's races will be published at or about 8 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 Maiden Plate and Novel Race must be m the hands of the Secretary not latfcr than 9 p.m. on Monday. October 14th. 1889. Acceptances for the fecond day's handicaps and Entries for the Disposal Stakes it 10 o'clock m the evening of the first day'a races, #* PtSISSBT.,,
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