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UOUAL STEEPLECHASES rO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton ON ffEDNESDAY, jtognst 7th, 1889 Patrons— Hon John McLean, Matthew Stitfc President— John Grigg Vice-presidents— G. H. Alington, W. B ».£, ftSS. a McLran - Stewards : J. H. Alington. T. C. N Grigg Dr Leahy ohn Corbitt J. Jackson H, G. Moor V. P. Chapman J. Jamieson D, McKendr F, Russell udoe— M. Stitt. Starter— D. Thomas Clerk of the Course— A. Hewson Clerk of the Scales— A. J, Kelly Handicappbrs-J. Corbitt, Dr Leaky M. Scott, PROGRAMME. The Hunters' Hurdle Race, a handicap of 15 sovs ; 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 los, by 9 p.m. on SaUrday, July 20th, to go to the fund: Weights will be < eclared on Monday, July 29th.— Acceptance 53, by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd. About two miles; over eight flights ot hurdles, about 3 feet 6 inches high. lunt Club Cup Steeplechase, a handicap ■ of 30 sovs, second horse to'receive 3 sovs and third horse to reeeive 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. Nomination with 151 by 9 p.m on, Saturday, July 20th, to go to the funds. Weights will be declared on Monday, July 29th. Acceptance with 15s by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd. About three miles over such jumps and course as the Stewards shall direct. N.B. The winner of this rice to have the option of receiving the prize in a piece of plate or in specie. Selling Hack Kace, of 10 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, second 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 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 sovs, 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 71b. Horses before starting for this race must qualify over a flight of hurdles in fiont of the stand to the satis'action of the Stewards, All horses to be nominated by ladies, Nomination with ios by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20111, 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 dec'ared after the Ladie3 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 RULESt 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 ov.t of this programme shall be final. AH' entries to be sealed and addressed to the Secretary, Ashburton, entrance money enclosed, wi*h 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 receive on any pretence whatever after the hour named, and unless accompanied by the necessary amount in cash. All horses must be riden in 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 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 q The Committee, reserve to themselves the right of refusing any entry, and in the event of . bad weather of postponing the meeting froro day to day or for any longer period* The Races will be run under the Rules 0! * Racing and the New Zealand Grand Nationa Steeplechase Rules in all cases where they apply E, jf FOOKS
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