WE ARE NOW PREPARED TO SUPPLY Field Pipes FOR DRAINAGE, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 12 INCH OUR OWN MAKB In »ny quantity. FRIEDLANDER BROS. Wanted Known/ i hTve 20,000 PINUS IFBIGSIS One year old. 12,000 PINTO IJSTBIGNUS Tiro yew old, transplanted, 60,000 CUPKES>US MACBOCAUPA One yeai old. 12,000 2 Years Old TRANSPLANTED. The above Hoes will be iold veryeheip. APPLE TREES 3 Tens Old, Boee fralt last yen, clean and good lotta It 6d eooh. Inspection Invited. Piloe list on application; AH oiden carefully And securely picked and delivered at Railway station for wbiob no oharg* 1b made* N.B.— Note the addreM, JAMES PORTER, Narteryman, Clifton Nnrsery AH»ntnn, Ashhntton. _ Sporting i ASHBUKTON COUNTY HUNTJLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES *T*O be held on the Racecourse, Asbburtoa' A ON WEDMESDAY,_Angnst 7th, 1889 Patrons— Hon John McLean, Matthew Stitt President— John Grigg Vice-presidents— G. H. Allngton, W. ir^. sa&. d - Mcv " Stewards : G. H. Alington J. C. N Grigg Dr Leahy John Corbitt J, Jackson H. G. Moor W. P. Chapman J. Jamieson D, McKendr F, Russell Judge— M. Stitt. Starter— D. Thomas Clerk of the Course—A, Hewron Clerk of the Scales— A, J. Kelly Handicappkrs— J. Corbitr, 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 A«hburton County Hunt Club, Maiden liders allowed 7lbs, Nomination, with los, by 9 p.m, on Saturday, July 20th, to go to the fund* Weights will be (-eclared on Monday, July 29th. Acceptance ss, by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd, About two miles ; over eight fl'ghts of hurdles, about 3 feet 6 inches high. Hunt Club Cup Steeplechase, a handicap of 30 soys, second horse to receive 3 soya and third horse to reeeiye 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 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 pr'ze 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 10s 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 an adv rtised steeplechase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Entrance with 15s by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 30th to go to the fund. About two miles Ladies Bracelet Handicap, of zo soys, the first horse to receive a bracelet of the 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 20ih, to 50 10 the unds Weights will be declared on Monday, Ju'y 29th. Acceptaane with 10s by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3r.i, About two miles on the flat Selling Hunters Steeplechase, a ha;. di- , cap of 10 soys, w;nner to be sld by auction immediately after the race, amount realised above 1 5 soys to go to th* 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 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 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 paints connected with I the carrying out of this programme shall be final. All entries to be sealed and addressed to the Secretary, Ashburton, entrance money enclosed, wi'h the name, age at the time entry, name of owner, pedigree, and perform ances cf 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 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 season 1809, and the Master's cerl'..».ute of qualification must be produced at the scale?* Gentlemen Riders* — 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 The Committee restive to themselves \ right of refusing any entry, and m the event of bad weather of postponing the meeting «ront 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 the 4[4dv '■ .VS-Jis ■ . .. ...»
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