Public Notices ' WE ARE NOW PREPARBJD TO SUPPLY Field Pipes FOR DRAINAGE, 1 2, 3. 4, 6 and 12 JjTOH OVli Offti MAKB In nny quantity. FRIEDLANDER BROS. Wanted Known. I HAVE 20,000 PINUS IFSIG^IS One year old, ' ~ 12,000 PIJNU3 IKBIGNUS Two Fear old, transplanted. 60,000 CUPBESrUS MACROCABPA One year old. 12,000 2 Years Old XRAJNbPLANTED. The above lines will be sold very cheap; APPLE TREES 3 Years Old, Bore fruit lasc year, olean and good totti Is 6d each, Inspeotion Invited. Prioe list on application; All orders carefully and securely paoked and delivered at Railway station for which no oharge is made* KB.— Note the addreei. JAMES PORTER, Nareeryman, Clifton IS ornery, AUtattAh, A.shbnrtbn[. - r '-V/.?A '% Sporting ASHBURTON COUNTY HUNrCLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES TO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton ON WEDNESDAY, jlngust 70, 1889 Patrons— Hon John McLean, Matthew Stitt ! President— John Grigg Vice-Presidents — G. H. Alington, W« Denshire, Dr Leahy, D. McLean W..C. Walker, M.H.R. Stewards : G.-H. Alington J. C. N Grigg Dr Leahy v_ John Corbitt J. Jackson H, G. Moor W. P. Chapman J. Jamieson D, McKendi F, Russell Judge— 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, PROGRA MME ,' - The Hunters' Hurdle Race, a handicap of 15 8ovs ; 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,Mi by 9 P.m. on'SatHrd3y t _Julj^2Qth,,tOjgo v 5 \ to (he fund; Weights will be declared on Monday, July 29th. Acceptance ' 5s;;» : -thy * hy 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd. About two miles ; over eigi<* dights 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 153 by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th, to go to the funds. Weights will be deolared 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 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 gst. Winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race, amount realised above 10 soys to go to the funds of thq Club. Post entry 10s to go to the fund. Three quarters of a mile on the flat Maiden Steeplechase Plate, of 15 soy* f 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« on Saturday, July 20th. to go to the fund. About two miles ; ' f Ladies Bracelet Handicap, of 20 sovsi' - the first horse to receive a bracelet pl'thev-*" value of 15 soys ; 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 20th, to go to the funds Weights will be declared on Monday, Ju'y29th, Acceptaane withiosby 9 p,m, on Saturday, August 3rd, About two miles on the fi*t 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 10s 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 ten minutes of the declaration of tha weights* About one and a half miles ; - > ,- ; . GENERAL RULES* " .... No entry will be received for any of the Race 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 I ' 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 nder. . 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 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 certtucste of qualification must be produced at the scales* Gentlemen Ridersi— Names must be sent iit 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 j The Committee reserve to themselves % right of refusing any entry, and m the event of bad weather of postponing the meeting i'rono day to day or for any longer period* The Races will be run under the Rules o| Racing and the New Zealand Grand Nationa Steeplechase Rules m all cases where they * pP^ S, J FOOKS Wit j
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