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ANDREW ORR. WANTED Koown— That for high olats Draper?, Clothing and Booti at eoonr.vkt&tLpilodi, you malt go to AnDK«w Obb^v O ih' L dl> n Jim* pui-oba'd fif y L»dl»V J>>^k ta t 'ny own pric- ; wll bo 80-d at 10. 61 to 15a 6d. — Andrew Orr. WANTED Known— A large purchase of the Aahbuiton blankets bought, a great bargain, will be sold at 14i 61 for the month of July only.— Andrew Orr. POBLIO Opinion— The Beat and Cheapest Houie for wedding outfits, family mourning, and all daises of goods, ta Andbiw Oar's. WANTED KNOWN.— Tbak Arnntiw Obb will oontlnue the Great Bale of J. Orr's and Go's Stock natll the 81«t Jaly, WANTED Known.— Jast purchased an Importer's Stock of Ladlea' Bags at little over half prloo ; nearly 300 bags to chooie from.— Amdbbw Obb'b Bale. f ISTEN to yonr wives, they will tall I J yon that Akdrbw Orr is Selling atl olsbbob of Goods at 25 per csnt Cheaper than any other Home. MASONIO BALL 3rd July— Juat opened a beautiful assortment cf Ladles' Matorlal foi Ball Dresses} nlee Goods, A, ORR'S SALE. Sporting ~^£^^^^^Hffj^BßHj^a^2tf3ifi^^3Sß^ ABHBURTON COUNTY HUNTJLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES TO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton, ON WEDNESDAY, August 7th, 1889 PATRONS— Hon John McLean, Matthew Stitt President— John Grigg Vice-presidents— G. H. Alington, W. B Denshire, Dr Leahy, D. McLean. W. C. Walker, M.H.R. Stewards : G. H. Alington J. C. N Grigg Dr Leahy John Corbitt J. Jackson H. G. Moore W. P. Chflpmaa J. Jtmleson D, McKendry F, Russell Judg*— M. Stitt. Starter— D. Thomas Clerk of the Course— A. Hewson Clerk of the Scales—A. J. Kelly Hahdicappkrs— J. Corbitt, Dr Leahy, M. Scott. PROGRAMME. The Hunters' Hurdlk Race, a handicap of 15 «ovs ; second horse to receive 3 sovs from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of the Ashburton County Hunt Club. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs, Nomination, with ios, by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th, to go to the fund; Weights will be declared on Monday, July 29th. Acceptance ss, by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd. About two miles j over eight flights of hurdles, about 3 feet 6 inches high. Hunt Club Cup Steeplechase, a handicap of 30 sovs, second horse to receive 3 sovs and third horse to receive 2 sovs from the stake. Open to all qualified hunters, the property of members of any recognised Hunt Club. Minimum weight, lost. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Nomina. tion with I5« by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th, to go to the funds. Weights ■will be declared on Monday, July 89th. Acceptance with 15s by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd. About three miles over fluch jumps and course as the Stewards shall direct. N.B. The winner of this race to have the option of receiving the prize in a piece of plate or in specie. Silling Hack Race, ofio sovs, no weight under g%t. Winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, amount realised above 10 sovs to go to the funds of the Club. Post entry ios to go to the fund. Three quarters of a mile on the flat Maiden Steeplechase Plate, of 15 sov», lecond horse to receive 3 sovs from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of the Ashburton County Hunt Club, that have never won an adv rtised steeplechase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed fibs. Entrance with 15s by 9 p.rm on Saturday, July aoth to go to the fund. About two miles Ladies Bracelet Handicap, of 20 bov», the first horse to receive a bracelet of the value of 15 sovs ; the second horse to receive a bracelet of the value of 5 sovs. Open to all qualified hunters the property of members of any recognised Hunt Club. A high weight handicap, Gentlemen riders. Maiden riders allowed 7lb. Horses before starting for this race must qualify over a flight of hurdles in front of the standto the satisfaction of the Stewards. All horses to be nominated by ladies. Nomination with ios by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th, to go to the funds. Weights will be declared on Monday, July 29th, Acceptaane with ios by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd, About two miles on the flat Selling Hunters Steeplechase, a handicap of 10 soys, winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, amount realised above 15 sovs to go to the funds of the Club, Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Post entry ios to be made immediately after the Maiden Steeplechase is run. Weights will be declared alter the Ladic* Bracelet is run. Acceptance free to be notified to the Secretary within ten minutes of the declaration of the weights. About one and a half miles GENERAL RULES* No entry will be received for any of the Races except upon this Condition : — That all disputes and objections arising out of the racing shall be decided by a majority of the Stewards present, or those whom they may appoint* Their decisions upon all points connected with the carrying out of this programme shall be final. All entries to be sealed and addressed to the Secretary, _ Ashburton, entrance money enclosed, with the name, age at the time of entry, name of owner, pedigree, and perform* ances of the horse, and co'ors of the rider. Entries by telegram must be confirmed by writing at the earliest opportunity. N o nomination or acceptance will be received on any pretence whatever after the hour named, and unless accompanied by the necessary amount in cash* All horses must be riden in colorsi A qualified hunter shall mean any horse that has been fairly bunted at least three time* with any recognised pack of hounds during the season 1809, and the Master's certificate of qualification must be produced at the scales. Gentlemen Ridersi — Names must be sent in to the Secretary on or before August 3rd for the approval of the Committee, Five per cent will be deducted from all winnings towards the expenses of the Course. The Committee restrve to themselves the right of refusing any entry, and in the event of bad weather of postponing the meeting from day to day or for any longer period. The Kaces will be run under the Rules of Racing and the New Zealand Grand National Steeplechase Rules in all cases where they I gnply, • /I •I* '. B» h FOOKB,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2161, 29 June 1889

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