Advertising. (1902, February 27). The Pilbarra Goldfield News (Marble Bar, WA : 1897 – 1923), p. 2. Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article146127462
Port Hedland Racing Club
ANNUAL RACE MEETING
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, APRIL 23 and 24.
- President: The Hon. Walter Kmgsmith
- Vice-President: A. Wilding, Esq.
- Committee and Stewards: Messrs. Thos. Traine, T. Richardson, T. Hardie, J. Heath, D. Broard, T. J. Newland, J Finlay.
- Judge: J. McKinlay, Esq.
- 8tarter: P.. Liddiard; Esq.
- Handicapper: J. Bayner, Esq.
- Treasurer: J. J. Howe, Esq.
- Clerk of Scales: A. H. Wilson, Esq.
- Clerk of Course: J. W. Scott, Esq.
TRIAL STAKES, of 12 sovs. — To start at 12 noon; second horse to receive two sovs. cut of Stake ; for all horses that have not won an advertised prize exceeding £6 ; w.f.a.; distance, six furlongs; entrance, 12s.
CARRIERS’ RACE, of 5 sovs. — To start at 12.45 p.m.; horses must be the bona-fide property of teamsters for three months prior to the date of meeting; 14lb. over weight for age; distance, 5 1/2 furlongs.
POST HEDLAND HANDICAP, of 35 sovs —To start at 2.30 p.m.; second horse to receive 5 sovs. out of stake ; distance, one mile and a quarter; nomination £1, acceptance 15s.
HACK RACE, of 5 sovs.-—To start at 3.15 p.m.; a sweepstake of 5s, from starters to go to second horse ; distance four furlongs; hacks to be approved of by the stewards.
LADIES’ PURSE, of 12 sovs.—Second horse to reeeive 2 sovs. out of stake; two stone over weight for age ; nominations to be made by ladies; distance six furlongs; amateur riders;. nomination 12s.
BREEDERS’ STAKES, of 15 sovs — A sweepstake of 10s. each from starters to go to second horse; for all two and three year olds bred in the North West district; weight for age; distance five furlongs.
HURRY SCURRY, of 15 sovs.-All hacks to be approved of by the stewards; winner of the Hack Race not eligible to start; distance four and a half furlongs. Post entry 5s.
FLYING HANDICAP, of 20 sovs.— Second horse receives 2 sovs. out of stake ; distance five and a half furlongs; nomination 12s., acceptance 8s.
FAREWELL HANDICAP,.of 15-sovs. — A sweepstake of 10s. from starters to go to second horse; distance one mile; nomination 10s, acceptance 5s.
FORCED HANDICAP, of 10 sovs. — Compulsory to winners, optional to losers; distance six furlongs; nomination 6s., acceptance 4s.
All nominations must be in the hands of the Secretary by 8 p.m. on the 15th MARCH, and acceptances are due on the night of general entry, SATURDAY, 19th I APRIL, at 9 p.m.
(pro R. A. Blellock)
Sec. Port Hedlaud Race Club.