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•'. " xiiifi MIKKQK," A HIGH-CLASS Week Social, • Politick, Literary, and Dratnitia paper, to be pnbHahed every FRIDAY, price 3d, by tbeOentecial Printing-and / publishing Company, Limited, Melbourne place, KnaaelStreet. Melbourne '.; .",.{ MOUNT SOMURS & METHVEN - ROYAL.HA^aGAQH^ \ \ . On sad aftet JattMi} lift, 1885, the -*- , andipffßtigkod wiUvnn• Coach each' Ifonday, Wedneadef and Satuidaf, itMrti&f tft nooE liom Hodd'a Hotel, Mount Soibmi, foi Spiingbusn and Alfovii Foieaii ikhew oonnectingwithDufl'a Coachtiom Methrtß patntping B»mo evening. Fue*—Spring* bum, Is, setutn, 8a; AUoid Vomit, * letirn. 6a. * . .• : : Sporting. ASHBiIiIA« lip, AUTUMN MEETING. TO be held on the Ashburton Racecourse en. . .. ' •■ -T.-: ■ Wednesday M Tteflay, APEIL 23rd and 24th, 1890 President—B. G. Wright; Vice-Prksi-dent—John Grigg. Judge- Matthew Stitt. Stewards—C. W. Purneix, B.: G. Crisp, W. B. Denshiub, Hugo Friedlander, J. C. N. Grigg, T. Leahy, W- Xyttelton, Ei SaundelisJ in. Stitt* , and D. Thomas. , Treasurer—David Thomas; Clerk oip Scales—R. . LANDER. CLERKOF COURSE—A.HeWSOK Handicapper—J.Cresswell. 1 'Starter ; ' —David Thomas. ; •pro gla mm c. [Approved by the Committee of flu Canterbury i ~ . JbcTtey Club. ,' :', .7 First race each day, to start at I p;m; , FIRST DAY. . i .—HURDLE RACE HANDICAP, of 45 soys; second horse to receive $ soys from the stake. ,Two miles. Over eight-flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination '• 1 soy; acceptance, 1 sow. , a.—LONGBBACH *PL;ATB, of 25 ;sovs $ second horse to receive 5 soys from the / : stake. District horses only. 1 For"three« year-olds and upwards. Weight for age. ■ Winners since August Ist, 1889, of any race or races (excluding selling; races) of the individual or collective value of ,£2O - to carry 4.1b extra; of /40, 7lb extra; of £70, iolb extra; of J£ico jor : upwards, 141b extra. Maidens .-having started twice or ofte tier allowed—three-year.-olds ' 7lbs ? four.-year-olds and upwards, iolbs. Penallies and allowances to be calculated , .'■ to time of starting. One mile. Entrance 1 so?. i 3.—ASHBURTON AUTUMN HANDICAP of 60 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a half. Nomination, 1 $£soy; acceptance, t soy, 4.—NOVEL RACE, of 25 soys. The winner to be sold by auction immediately I after the the race, the whole of the proI ceeds to go to the.funds of the Club. Weight, Bst, any overweight to be de« dared. Half a mile. Entrance, ios. S.—DISTRICT WELTER HANDICAP,, of 30 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys : from the stake. District horses only. > One mile and a half. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, 15s. . j 6.—FLYING HANDICAP, of 30 soys} second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. Three-quarters of a mile. Nomi J - nation, 15s ; acceptance, 15s, , SECOND DAY. . I.—COUNTY HURDLE RACE HANDK CAP, of 35 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. District horses only. One mile and a half. Over sit flights of hurdles about 3ft 6in high. Nomination, 15s; acceptance, 15s. 2.—GRAND STAND HANDICAP, of 50 soys ; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. One mile and a quarter. Nomi« nation 1 soy ; acceptance 1 soy.' 3.—WAKANUI H ANDICAP, of 30 sots \ second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. Districtshorses only. One mile) Nomination, I ; acceptance, Is»t jj—DISPOSAL S AXES, of 30 soys. The winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, the whole of the ,*, proceeds to go to the funds of the Club. Weight, Bst, any overweight to be de* dared. Three-quarters, rof a. mile. Entrance, ios. , , S,—OPEN WELTER HANDICAP, of 35 soys; second horse to receive 5 soys from the stake. , The winner of the Grand Stand Handicap to carry lolbs penalty. One mil t . Nomination, 15s; accept* ance, 15^" ' J' 6,_HARVEST HANDICAP, of 30 iovsJ second horse to receive 5 soys from'the stake. District horses only. The winner of theWakanui Handicap to carry fib* penalty. Three-quarters of. a mile* Nomination, 15s; acceptancs, lSs t . RULES AND REGULATIONS. . 1 The meeting will be held under the Rules of Racing, • '-- 2 No 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 or .whom they may appoint. Their decision on all points Connected with the carrying out of this programme, shall be final. , . 3 A district horse shall mean any horse that has been commonly resident in the district between the rivers Selwyn,and Waitaki frank January 15th, 1890, and up to the date of the meeting, and owned by a, person who hat resided in the said district during the same eriod. ■ • , -, 4 Owners are responsible'for the proper weight being carried in the Longbeach Plate; and at the time of entry must--notify to the Secretary what penalties or allowances are up to that time accrued or claimed.'.;" v,.V 5. Five per cect will be deducted from the '< gross of all moneys payable in accordance with ' .-! his programme for the expenses of the course. 6. All nomination, acceptance, and entrance to go to the funds oJ the Club. . ees • ■*,''■ '"'i NOMINATIONS, ' ; *br all Handicaps, accomt>anUd} ; Nominations * "^*ee, age, desctvpti&n, and by fee, name, fidi^. -nd colours of rider, mart performances of horse, & t ' -<ads of the Secretary - be in writing, and ifl the Iw ""URDAY, April not later than 9 p.ms on SAi ,". : : 2th, 1890; , :-:(' • ■ .: ■ WEIGHTS. ■ ; .jQ^l Handicaps fcr the first^^ day's races gjjg^, published on or about Apnl iBtW Handi. .- caos lor the second 1 day's races will be npblishedat or about 8 o'clock intheevenmg : the first day's racing, . . ,; ACCEPTANCES AND ENTRIES^ :; Acceptances for tbfe first; ddy's Handlcapi,.-. and Entries for the Longbeach Plate and; f; Novel Race, must be in the hands^of Secretary uot'later than 9 p.m. on MONDAY, April 21st, 189-0; acceptances fojr the second day's Handicaps and Entries for-the Duposel , . Stakes not later than 10 o'clock in the evening< - \ -,i. . r • S««et«|.-:'

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2390, 1 April 1890

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