f"" 11 j j 111 hi '!' 1 I "ii'inti'&aj ►üblte Motlces WE ARE NOW PREPARED TO SUPPLY Field Pipes FOR DRAINAGE, 2, 3. 4, 6 and 12 INCH OUR OfiuN MAKE In any quantity. FRIEDLANDER BROS. anted Known.: I HAVE 20,000 PINUS INSIG\ T IS One year old, 12,000 PlNUtt IN^IGNDS . Two yo»r old, transplanted. 60,000 CUPRES-US MACROCABPA One year old. 12,000 2 Years Old iRaJNcPLAN'IED. Tho above lines will be sold very oheap, APPLE TREES 3 Years Old, Boro fralt lust, year, oleau and good sorts Is 6d each. Inspection Invited. Price Mat on application.* All orders oarefaily and Beourely packed and delivered at Kail way elation for which no oharge Is made* N.B .— Note tho addreii, JAMES PORTER, Nurseryman, Oilfton Nursery AlJpnfc'fH), Aehhur'.on. I ■ m Sporting ASHBURTON COUNTY HUNTJLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES TO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton ON WEDNESDAY, August 7th, 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 John Corbitt J, Jackson H. G. Moor W. P. Chapman J. Jamicson D, McKendr F, Russell Judge— M, Stitt. Starter— D. Thomas Clerk of the Course— a, Hewson Clerk of the Scales— A. J, Kelly HAndicapfxrs— J. Corbitt, Dr Leahy M. Scott. PROGRAMME. The Hunteks' 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 Saturday, July 20th, to go 1 to Ihe fund. Weights will be declared on Monday, July 29th. Acceptance ss, by g p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd. About two miles ; over eight flights of hurdles, about 3 feet 6 inches high. Hunt Club Ct'r 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. domination with 15s 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 pm. 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 plote or m specie. Selling Hack Race, of 10 soys, no weight under Qst. 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 soy-, 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 ah 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 & bracelet of the value of 5 soys. Open to all qualified hunters the property of members ol 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 satis'action 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, July 29th, Acceptaane with ios by 9 p,m« on Saturday, August 3rJ, About two miles on the flat Spelling Hunters Steeplechase, a handi* cap 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 alter the Ladies 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 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 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 aud addressed to the Secretary, Ashburton, entrance money enclosed, wi*h the name, age at the time»t entry, name of owner, pedigree, andp:rform ances of the horse, and colors of the rider* Entries by telegram must be confirmed by writing at the earliest opportunityt N 0 nomination or acceptance will be receive on any pretence whatever after the hour named and unless accompanied by the necessar 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 Beason 1889, and the Master's cert.iiuue 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 deducted from, allWinnings towards the expenses of the Course The Committee reserve to themselves ' right of refusing any entry, and m the event of bad weather of postponing the meeting «rorr day to day or for any longer period* The Races will be run under the Rules ol Racing and the New Zealand Grand Nationa Steeplechase Rules m all cases where they Apply f * E, J FOOKS ' H Is* 1
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