«L| OUNT SOMURS & METHVHN IM ROYAL MAIL OOAOH. On and after Januai) lit, 1885, .W inders.gTL.ed will run a Ooaoh eaoh Mon* iay, Wednesday and Saturday, starting el aooe from Hood's Hotel, Mount Seiners, .or Sprlngburn and Alford Forest, thai* :onneotmgwltbDufrsOo*chfro*_, Methven sstornlng same evening. Fares— Spring. ■■/■ -mra, Ba, -return, 3i; Alford Foiei. v etcrn, 6», ' 27 T. HIX BLAJVOMD'S IODIDE OF IRON .>T)I JT Q, APPROVED by the Academy of ;Me*-teine v , of Piwib, are specially re<ommended by the Medical Celebrities of the World fcf Bcrofnla (Tumors, King's Evil, eto), tha early -cage, of Cbninnxption, Constitutional Wea_> ness, Poorness; of Blood, and fot stimala-fftgr and regulating its periodio - coarse. 5 NsSgl gen-sine nnlesi signed "Blanoard, 40. ißeßoua* parte, Paris. ' Sold by Draggisti «nd Chemist ' thro_Kijoit too Colonies, 1 Sporting - "^ ' ASHBUOTipfiILUB, spring meeting. ' WEDNESDAY AID THURSMf OCTOBER 1 6th and 17TH, 1889 1 President— E. G. Wright. < Vice-Presi* dent— John Grigg. JUDGE— M. Stitt. Stewards— M. Stitt, C. W. Purnell, D. Thomas, E. G. Crisp, W. B. Denshire i Hugo Friedlander, J. C. N. Grigg. Xtf Leahy, W. Lyttelton, E. Saunderpt>t Treasurer— D. Thomas. Clerk of" Scales ~ R, r Friedlander. ; Clerk. <pr h - Course— A. Hewson. <■ HandicappbbS"--* E. G. Crisp, W. B. Denshire, and T Leahy. Starter— D. Thomas. first Race each d-y to start at I p.mi , f PROGRAMME '•■■■' ■'■ ■.♦_■„■ First Day. . . r c 1— Handicap Hurdle Race, of 40 soys second horse to receive 5 soys from the ' stakes. Two miles. Over eight flight*, of hurdles, about 3ft 6in high. , Norni** nation, 1 soy; acceptance, 1 soy. 2 — Maiden Plate, of 26 soys. For district horses, three years 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 sovs; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. One mile and a-half. Nomination t% sov, j acceptance,' *, soy. 4— Windfrmere Handicap, of 25 sovs; the' second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. District horses only. Three qua.ters of a mile. Nomination, 15s J acceptance, ios. \ 5— Novel Race, oi 25 soys. The winner to be solJ by auction immediately after the race, and the whole of the proceeds to go to the funds of the Club. Weight Sst, any overweight to be declared, I-ialf 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 r as 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, ot 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, ISSi" 2— Ashburton Racing Club Handicap. ol 50 soys ; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. One mile and a quarter. Nomination, 1 soy; ac* ceptance, I soy. 3— Disposal Stakes, of 30 soys; the winner to be sold by auction immedia* tely after the race, and the whole of the proceedo to go to the funds of ihe 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 s °vs from tbe stakes. Minimum weight, gst. One mile and a half. Nomination* I soy ; acceptance, 15s. 5 — Flying Handicap, of 30 'sovs; the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. Five furlongs. Nomination. 1 soy; acceptance, 10s. 6— County Plate Handicap, of 30 soys t the second horse to receive 5 soys from the stakes. District horses only. One mile. Nomination, 1 soy ; acceptance*. ios. The Committee reserve theright to add a Consolation or other race, conditions to be m accordance with the Rules of Pacing. 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. Ther 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 sam» period. 4. Five per cent will be deducted from the gross oi 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, accot/t* panied by fee, name, age, description, and per* }otmances of horse, and colors of rider must be m writing and m the hands of the Secretary, Commercial Hotel, Ashburton, not later than 9 p.m. on Saturday, September 28th, 18^9. HANDICAPS. ; Handicaps for the first day's races will be published on or about October 7th, Handi* caps for the second day's races mil be published at or about 8 o'clock the eveniog of the first ay's racing, 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 lattr than 9 p.m. on Saturday, October !i2th. ISB9. Acceptances for the second day'a handicaps and Entries for the Disposal Stake it 10 o'clock m the evening of the first aay races. Q, BISSET. l A Secretary
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