a/rOUNT SOMUBS & MBTHVBN i.VJL ROYAL MAIL OOAOH, On and af fcei January 1 it, 1885, tilt .inderetgi.ed win. sun a Ooauh etch Moq. day, Wednesday and Saturday, starting ftt nooc from Hood's Hotel, Mount Somew, tot Spvlngbacn and Alford Foieat, thtrt connecting mthDrjft'B Ooaahfiom Methren stmniufl name evening. Fares ~Bpilng> basn, it, Kotiun, 3i ; Alfoid Foieit, 1 \ *? T, HIX. BLAMJaMB IODIDE OF I&ON p| TTQ 4 PPBOVEDbytho Academy of Medidne xaL ol Pp,tis, ara apccially re* ommeoded by tho Modicai ColebtitieH of the World fc* Scrofula (Ttimora, Sing'a Evil, etc), tba eaily stage* of Consumption, Gonttitational Weak* nesi, Poornoßs of Blood, and fot stimulating and regulating ita periodic combs, Notts genaine unless signed "Blanoard, 40. rießona* parte, Paris, • Sold by Draggiew »nd Onouuat tiuo«Hiio«B tu<* CJolonirs. Sporting ASHBoSoFiciiILDB, SPKITO MEETING. WEDNESDAY MB TUESDAY OCTOBER i6th and 17TH, 1889 President — E. G. Wright. Vice-Pres** 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. Saunders. I Trfasurer — D. Thomas, Clerk of Scales —R. Friedlander. Clerk of Course — A. Hewson. Handicafpers— E. G. Crisp, W. B. Denshire, and T Leahy, Starter— D. Thomas, First Race each d*y to start at 1 p,m, PROGRAMME First Day. 1 — 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. NomU nation, 1 soy; acceptance, 1 soy. 2 — Maiden Plate, of 20 soys. For district horses, three yeirs o } d and upwards, which have never won an advertised race. Weight for age. One mile. Entry I SOY. 3— Ashburton Cup Handicap, of 70 soys; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. One mile and a-half. Nomination ij4 soy, ; acceptance, X soy. 4— 'WINDFRMERE HANDICAP, of 25 SOYS } the second horse to receive 5 soys from tha stakes. District 'horses only. Three quarters of a mile, Nomination, 15s ; accep'ance, ios. I s— Novel Race, of 25 soys. The winner ta be sold by auction immediately after the race, and the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club. Weight 3st, any overweight to be declared, Haifa mile- Entry ios. 6 — Spring Handicap, of 30 soys ; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakesf Winner of Ashburton Cup to carry 7lb penalty. One mile. Nomination I soy acceptance, ios. 7— District Welter Handicap, of |2$ soys ; the second horse to receive 5 soya from the stakes . District horses only One mile and a quarter. Nomination^ 15s ; acceptance, ios, Second Day. x— County Hurdle Race Handicap, of 35 soys ; 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* Nomination, I 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, I soy ; ac» ceptance, 1 soy. 3— Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys; the winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, and the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of ihe Club. Weight, Bst, any overweight to ba declared. Three quarters of a mile. Entry, ios. 4 — Welter Handicap, of 35 soys ; the second horse to receive 5 soys front the stakes. Minimum weight, gst. One mile and a half, Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, 15s. 5— Flying Handicap, of 30 soys; the second horse to receive 5 soys from thi stakes. Five furlongs. Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, ios. 6 — County Plate Handicap, of 30 soys } the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. District horses on;y. One mile. Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, ios. The Committee reserve the right to add a, Consolation or other race, conditions to be m accordance with the Rules of Racing. RULES AND REGULATIONS. 1. The meeting will be held under the Rules of Racing. 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. Their 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, ISB9, and up to the date of the meeting, aud owned by a person who has resided m the said district during the sara* 1 period. 4. Five per cent will be deducted from the gross of all moneys payable m accordance with this programme for the expenses of the course. 5. All nomination and acceptance fees to go to the funds of the Club. NOMINATIONS. Nominations for all Handicaps, acconf pviu-J by fc<; name, age, description, and fcr* )ot mamxs of horse, and cc/ow of rider must be m writing and m the hands of the Secre« tary, Commercial Hotel, Ashburton, not Inter than 9 p.m. on Saturday, September 28th, 1819. HANDICAPS. Handicaps for the first day's races will be published on or about October 7th. Handicaps for the second day's races will be pub* lished at or about S o'clock the evening of the first ay's racing, ACCEPTANCES AND ENTRIEvS, Acceptances for the first day's Handicap and Entries for the Maiden Plate and Nove Race must be m the hands of the Secretary not lattr than 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 12th. 1889. Acceptances for the second day's handicaps and Entries for the Disposal Stake it 10 o'clock m the evening of the first aay races G, BISSET, Ia Secretary .
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