Title: The Melbourne Advertiser, Port Phillip
Date: February 26th 1838.
Accession Number: MS13486
Image Number: pp0029-003-0 List | Thumbnails | Image | Zoom | Transcript

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Races
At a meeting of Subscribers
eld this day at Fawkners
Hotel Melbourne Port Phillip
The following arrangements
were made
First day
The Town Plate of 25 Sovereigns
St lb
3 yrs old - 8-6
4 yrs old - 9-0
5 yrs old - 9-6
6 a and aged - 9-12
Entrance one Pound
Two mile Heats -
Ladies Purse
of Twenty Sovereigns
Gentlemens Riders
St lbs
3 years old - 9-12
5 yrs old - 10-5
5 yrs old - 11-10
6 and aged - 12-0
Entrance one Pound
(Heats) one mile & a distance
Second day
Hunter Stakes of 15 Sovereigns
Gentlemen Riders one
mile and a distance with
5 leaps 4 feet high, Heats
Catch Weights
Beaten Horses Stakes of
ten Sovereigns weight
ame as per Town plate
Post Entry ten Shillings
One mile and a distance
Heats -
No Horse will be allowed to
enter unless the bona fide
property of a Subscriber of two
Pounds
All Horses to entered at
Fawkners Hotel for the
three first Races on the 5th
March from 7 to ten oClock PM
Beaten Horses Post Entry -
Winning Horses will pay
one pound to the Clerk of the
Course for the use of the
Scales and Weights -
Disputes if any will be
Settled by the Stewards
on the Course
Stewards
W D G Wood & H Arthur Esqre
Treasurer
Mr F Noddin
Clerk of the Course
Mr Morley
Fawkners Hotel
February the 15th 1838
The Melbourne Race
Club will dine at Fawk
ners Hotel on the last
day of the Races

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