W.RCOLLINS&CO. IRON, TIMBER, AND Coal Merchants EAST STREET. BEG to notify that they have just landed and have to arrive— Ex " Maud Graham," 20,000 ft assorted Kauri Ex "Clyde," 10,000 ft W.P. Flooring and Lining Ex " Clyde," 7000 ft Totara and Blaok Pino Ex "Opotiki," 6000 ft White Pino Flooring and Lining Ex " tpray," 7000 ft White Pine Flooring and Lining, 4,000 ft Shelving > To arrive direct from Home and now due. 400 Casks Cement 15 Tons Ga'.vantß3d Boofing Iron 4000 ft Baltic Deals. Also, -Wire Nails, Locke, Hingeß. &o." FENCING WIRE, Barbed and Plain. —WE HAVE IN STOCK— Genuine White Lead, Red Lead, Dryers, Riw and Boiled Oil, Mixtd Paints, Window Glaaß (all sizeß), Putty, Stains and Colors, Glue. — ALBO— Every description of Builders Ironmongery aud Wocd Turnery. NEWCASTLE COAL WESTPORT COAL MALYERN COAL ;•>.- Inspection Invited* Sporting ASHBTJBTON COUNTY HUNTJLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES TO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton' ON ffEDNESDAY,_Angast 7th, 1889 ! Patrons— Hon John McLean. Matthew Stitt 1 President— John Grigg Vick-Presidents— G. H. Alington, W. B i Denshire, Dr Leahy, D. McLean. W. C. Walker, M.H.R. * Stewards : G. H. Alington J. C. N Grigg Dr Leahy JohnCorbitt 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 Handicappkrs— y. Corbitt, Dr Leahy ; M. Scott, PROGRAMME. The Hunters' Hurdle Race, a handicap 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. Maiden riders" allowed 7lbs, Nomination, with ios, by 9 p.m. on Satarday, July 20tb, 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 eight flights of hurdles, about 3 feet 6 incheshigh. Hunt Cluu Or Steeplechase, a handicap •f 30 soys, second horse to receive 3 soys and third horse to receive 2 soys from the stake. Open toallqua;ifi' d hunters, t: c property of members of any recognised Hunt Club. Minimum weight, lost. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. onvnntion with 15s by 9 p.m on Saturday, July 20th, to go to the funds. Weights will be declared on Monday, Jul\ 29th. Acceptance with 15s by 9 p ni. on Saturday, August 3rd. About three miles over such jumps and course as the Stewaids shall direct. N.B. The w inner 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. Post entry ios to go to the fund. Three quarters of a mile on the flat Maiden Steeplechase Plate, of 15 sov c , 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 advertised steeplechase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Entrance with 15s by 9 p.m» on 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 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, 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 soys 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 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 eiccept 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* 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 colors of the riden Entries by telegram must be confirmed by writing at the earliest opportunity^ N o nomination or acceptance will be received on any pretence whatever alter 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 1689, and the Master's certificate of qualification must be produced at the scales* Gentlemen Ridersi — Names must be sent m 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 m The Committee reserve to themselves the right of refusing any entry, and m the event of bad weather of postponing the meeting from day to day or for longer perio . T\ie Rices wl! b- rim «mlcr t c >; . ■- Racing aim the New 'ea'amJ Gi >;■■ Steeplechase Rules i. a,li cases ir c apply jion, Secretary, j|
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