MOUNT &OMURB & METHVBN ROYAL MAIL OOAOH. On and «f tea Jnnnwrj JA, 1885, iho inderaigi.ed will enn » Oonch each Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, itarting at aooe fjom Hood'a Hotel, Mount Someu, :ov Springbunn »nd Alfozd Foteafc, there ;onneatlngvrithDnff'« Oo»oli'f»om Methven ■atnrning name evening. Fuei~-Bprlng> bnsn, 2s, return, 3«j Alfoid Foieii, % -atcsp., 6». ' 27 T. HIX. MMJAKtfS lOJ^Difi; QF IftOJSf. *p]/I>T Q * PPfiOVED by the. Academy of Jliedidne X3l. of Pftrie, are apocfally ret ommebded by tno medical vtelebritiea of tat> World lcr Scrofula* (Ta&ors/Kirig'fliEyil, eto), tha esily atage* of Oon&umptunvConiititstional WeakaoM, Poorneaß of Blood, and for stimulating and relating its periodic ooarae,~ Hone gen«ino nnleaa aignod. " Blanoard, 40. rae v B6 w parte', Pario. ' .-'.:■■ : ■ ..';. ?*| Sold by Drugging t»nd OfaeaiK tbzemttnon the Oalonieß. ..■>,;): ;.'.',, ...-,; ; t ,,^j ! t Sporting ' : t "* s " [ ''■' ■"■'-•-..;-.. ■; ■:'-':. I x,\ ■}' n -^' l -i ~ i ASHBDOT^Miip, OCTOBER i6th and 17TH, 1889 , President— E. G., Wright. * Vice-Prbsi. . -dent— John Grigg. ■ JtrisoE?4M, Stitt, Stewards -M. Stitt, ,C. W.'PurneU, D. 1 Thomas, E. G. Crisp, t "W. , B. Denshire' Hugo Fried»ander, ]. C N. r -(srigg. T. Leahy, W. Lytteltpn, E. Saunders. Treasurer— D. Thomas. '■•'" : 'Glerk of Scales — R. Friedlander. Clerk of Course — A. Hewson. Handicappers — E. G. Crisp, W. B. Denshire, and T Leahy, Startar— D. Thomas. First Rage each d«.y to start at 1 p.m, PKOGRAMMR First Day. , 1— Handicap Hurdle Racßj of 40 sov3,the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes, Two miles. Over eight flights of hurdles, about 3ft 6in r high. Nomination! I' soy ; acceptance} i sovi 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 • 1 soy. 3— Ashburton Cup Handicap, of 70 soys ; the secend horse to receive 5 soys from • the stakes. One mile and a-half. . Nomination ij4 soy,; acceptance, x ; ■ ■ SOY. '■ ; - .-\ ,'■ . ,/ ?.;■';,".■" ■ *i 4— WINDPRMERE HANDICAP, Of 25 SOYS J 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, of 25 soys. Thewinner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, and the whole of ihe proceeds to go to the funds of the Club.- Weight any overweight . to be declared. Half a mile- Entry ios. 6— Spring Handicap, of 30 soys ; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes; Winner of Ashburton Cup to carry 7lb ; penalty. One mile. Nomination I soy acceptance, ios. 7 — District Welter Handicap, of \zs soys ; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. District horses only One mile and a quarter. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, ios, i Second Day. I— County Hurdle Race Handicap, ol 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. Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance, 15s. 2— Ashburton Racing Cltjb Handicap, of So soys ; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes; One mile and a quarter. Nomination, l sovj 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 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, gst. One mile and a half. Nomination! I soy ; acceptance, 15s. 5— Flying Handicap, of 30 soys; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes, Five furlongs. Nomination, » 1 soy ; acceptance, 103. 6— County Plate Handicap, of 30 soys j the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. District horses only. One mile. Nomination, I soy ; acceptance, ios. The Committee reserve, the right to add ft 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. The : 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 sain district 'duriDg the sam» 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, accom* panted 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, Ashburton, not Inter than 9 p.m. on Saturday, September 28th, l8?g. HANDICAPS. Handicaps for the first clay's races will be published on or about October 7th, ' Handi* caps ior the second day's races will ba pub« lished at or about 8 o'clock the evening of the first ay's racirjg, ACCEPTANCES AND ENTRIES, 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 later than 9p.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, fMM .._,. . * , G. BISSET, *^ Secretary
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