I Williamson and Preece, TAILORS AND HABIT MAKER (Latb of Lom>un and Birmingham , LIVEBY * MILITARY UNIPOBMS. LADIES' HABITS AND JACKETS Made m tbe Latest Styles, ToWN~HA!J , EAST STBEET, ASHBURTON. 12 13! THE N.Z. TWEED COMP4HI HAVISU d cided to olose th-1 Asbburt n uranob, will hold ONE WEEK'S SPECIA.L SALE Terminating on SATURDAY, JULY 6. No reasonable offer will be refused as every line mast be cleared at any Sacrifice. OOME AND SEE FOR YOUBSELVE3. MIND ONLY FOR ONE WEEK. N.Z. TWEED CO. Late, John Russell. NEXT WILLIAMS & BLAND : -< EAST STBEET ASHBURTON. ~ Sporting ~~ ~ ABHBUBTON COUNTY HUNTJLUB. ANNUAL BTEEPLECHABEB TO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton ON WEDHESDAY.jLUgnst 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. Chapman J. Jamieson D, McKendry F, Russell Judge— M. Stitt. Starter— D. Thomas Clerk of the Course— A, Hewson Clerk of the Scales — A. J. Kelly Handicappers— T. Corbitt, Dr Leahy, M. Scott. PROGRAMME. The Hunters' Hurdle Race, a handicap of iS soys j second horse to receive 3 sov6 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 5s f by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd. I About two miles ; over eight flights of hurdles, about 3 feet 6 inches high. Hunt Club Cup Bteeplechase, a handicap of 30 soys, second horse to receive 3 soys and third horse to receive 2 soys from the stake. Open to all qualified hunters, tbe property of members of any recognised Hunt Club. Minimum weight, lost. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Nomina. tion with 15? by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th, to go to the funds. Weights will be deolared on Monday, July 29th. Acceptance with lss by 9 p.m. on Satur- . day, August 3rd. About three miles over such jumps and course as the Stewards shall direct. N.B. The winnei of this race to have the option of receiving the prize m a piece of plate or m specie. Selling Hack Race, of 10 soys, no weight under 9st. Winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, amount realised above 10 soys to go to. the funds of the Club. Past entry jos to go to the fund, Three quarters of a mile on the flat Maiden Steeplechase Plate, of 15 soy , lecond horse to receive 3 soys from the stake. For qualified hunters the propertj of members of the Ashburton Count) Hunt Club, that have never won an adv rtised steeplechase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Entrance with 15s by 9 p.m« on Saturday, July aoth to go to the fund. About two miles Ladies Bracelet Handicap, of 20 soys, the first horse to receive a bracelet of the value of 15 soys ; the second horse to receive a bracelet of the value of 5 soys Open to all qualified hunters the propertj of members of any recognised Hunt Club, A high weight handicap, Gentlemen riders. Maiden riders allowed 71b. Horses before starting for this race must qualify over a flight of hurdles m front of the stand to 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, Ju'y 29th. Acceptaane with ios by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd, About two miles on the flat Selling Hunters Steeplechasb, a handi. cap of 10 soys, winner to be .sold bj auction immediately after the race, amount Tealkcd above 15 soys to go to the funds of the C üb. Maiden riders allowed fibs. Post en'iy ios to be made immediately after the Maiden Steeplechase is run. Weights will be declared alter the Ladiei Bracelet is run. Acceptance free to be notified to the Secretary within ten minutes of tke 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 dis« putes 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* AH Qntricjs to be sealed and addressed to the Secretary, Ashburton, entrance money enclosed, with the name, age at the time oi entry, name of cwner, 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^ No nomination or acceptance will be received on any pretence, whatever after the hour named, and unless accompanied, by the necessary amount m cash* All horses must be rid.en m colors* A qualified hunter shall mean any horse that has been fairly hunted at least three times with any recognised pack of hounds during the Bcason 1889, and the Master's certificate of qualification must be produced at the sq&esi Geotlemen Ridersi— -Names mugt be sent m to the Secretary on or before August -*rd for the approval of th<j Committee. Five per ctu will be deducted from all wWUngS towards the expenses of the Course. The Committee reserve to themselves the right of refusing any entry, and m the event ol bad weather of postponing the meeting from flay tp day or for any longer period. The Kaces will be run under the Rules oi Racing and the New Zealand Grand National Steeplechase Rules m all cases where they apply, " .1* ?• Jv-FOOKfI,
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