/ 1 iIGNDERS are invited on 10th Jttty X for Protective Works, Hinds. For particulars apply to WILLIAM BAXIEBF 7t14 O.E, W.H. COLLINS & CO. IRON, TIMBER, AND Coal Merchants EAST S KEET-. ,i BKCt, to notify that they have just landed and have to arrive— Ex •• Maud Graham," 20,000 it aoßorted Kauri Ex "Clyde," 10,000 ft W.P. Flooring , and Lining Ex " Clyde," 7000 ft Totara and Blaofc Pine Ex "Opotiki," 6000ffc White Pine Flooring and Lining Ex « tfpray," 7000 ft White Pine Flooring and Lining, 4,000 ft Shelving " To arrive direct from Home and now due. 400 Oaßks Cement 15 Tonß Ga'vahiaed Bcofing Iron 4000 ft Baltic Deals. Also, — Wire ttaile, Locke. Hinges, &o. FENCING WIKiU, Barbed and Plain. —WE HAVE IN STOCK— Genuine White Lead, Bed Lead. Dryers, Rvw and Bailed Oil, Mixed Paints, Window Glass (all sizes), Putty. Stains and Colors, Glue. —ALSO-- . Every deaoiiption of Builders IronmonV gery aud Wood '.turnery. NEWCASTLE COAL IP&TFO&T COAL MALVEEK COAL Inspection Invited, • **■ Sporting ;; .: ASHBURTON COUNTY * HUNTJLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES rO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton' ON ffEDNESDAY, jLngnst 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 : 3> H. Alington J. C. N Grigg Dr Leahy [ohn Corbitt J; Jackson H. G. Moore IV. P. Chapman J. Jamieson D, McKendry F, Russell [udge— M, Stitt. Starter— D. TLcuas Clerk of the Course— A. Hewson Clerk of the Scales— A. J. Kelly Handicappkrs-T, Corbitt, . Dr Leahy M. Scott. PROGRAMME. The Hunters' Hurdle Race, a handicap of 15 soys j second horse to receive 3 soys from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of the Ashburton County Hunt Club, Maiden riders allowed 7lbs, Nomination, with ids, 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 ; over eighfeflights of hurdles, about 3 feet 6 inches high. Hunt Club Cup Steeplechase, 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, the property of members of any recognised Hunt Club. Minimum weight, lost. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Nomination with 15s by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th, to go to. the funds. Weights will be declared on Monday,- July 29th, j Acceptance with' 15s by 9 pm. on Saturi -<■ day, August 3rd. About three miles over such jumps and course as the Stewards shall direct. N.B. The winner 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 pst. Winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, amount realised above 10 soys to go to the funds of the Club. .Post entry los to go to the fund. Three quarters of a mile on the flat Maiden Steeplechase Plate, of 15 soys, ' second horse to receive 3 soys 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 7lbs. Entrance with 15s by 9 p.m» oh Saturday, July 20th 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 j the second horse to receive a bracelet of the value of 5 soys. 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 m front of the stand to the satisfaction of the Stewards, - All horses to be nominated by ladies. Nomination with 10s by 9 p.m, on Saturday, July 2Olh, to go to the funds Weights will be declared on Monday, July 29th. Acceptaane with 10s by 9 p.m, on Saturday, August 3rJ, About two miles on the flat Selling Hunters Steeplechase, a handi. cap of 10 soys, winner to be sold by auction immediately af ter"the race, amount realised above 15 soys to go to the funds of the Club, Maiden riders allowed 7lbs, Post entry 10s to be made immediately after the Maiden Steeplechase is run. Weights will be dec'ared after the Ladies Bracelet is run. Acceptance free to be. notified to the Secretary within tea 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 withthe 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 m cash. All horses must be riden 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 season 1889, and the Master's certificate of qualification must be produced at the scales* Gentlemen Riders* — Names must be sent m, lo the Secretary on or before August 3rd for; the approval of the Committee. Five per cent will be^^^A^m.all winnings towards thee^^^^^^^^^Bß^^^fl The Committee j^^^^^H^^^l^^H^H right of refusing a *U^^^^^^|H^^^H^^^^^^| bad weather °f^^^^^^^^H|HHß^^^H^fl| day to^^orjffi^^^H^^^H^^^^^^H
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