L WE ARE NOW PREPARED TO SUPPLY ? Field Pipes J FOR DRAINAGE, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 12 INCH .i OV& OWN MAKE In any quantltv. FRIEDLANDER BROS. Wanted Known. I HAVE : 20,000 PIN US -1BBTGM& ' One year old, 12,000 PIISUS INBIGNU3 Two yaar old, transplanted, 60,000 CUPRES-US AtACROCAEPA One year old, 12,000 2 Years Old TRaiXbPL ANTED. *•«■*» The above lines trill be sold very obeap. APPLE TRttES 3 Years Ol>, Bore frnli last year, clean and good noita li 6d each. Inspection Invited, Prioe Hat on application: All orders oaref ally and securely packed and delivered at Hallway station for which no oharge is made* N.B. —Note the address, JAMES PORTER, N uroery man, OUfton Nonery Alfpntnn, Aahhutton. Sporting ! ABHBTJRTON COUNTY HUNTJLUB. ANNUAL STEJE^LECHASES TO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton' ON WEDNESDAY, jIngnst 7th, 1889 Patrons— Hon John McLean, Matthew Stitt President — John Grigg Vice-Presidents— G. H. Alington/W. Stewards : G. H. Alington J. C. N Grigg Dr Leahy JohnCorbitt 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. Hewscn Clerk of the Scales— A. J. Kdly Handicappsrs— J. 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 20th, to go to ihe fund. Weights will be reclared 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 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 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 Stewaids 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. Rrt-i.tno Hack kace, of 10 soys, no weight under gst. Winnerto 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. Threa 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 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 ; the second horse to receive a bracelet of the value of 5 soys. Ope? to all qualified hunters the property of members of any recognised Hunt Club. A high weight handicap, Gentlemen riders. Maiden riders allowed 7lb. Horses befo-e starting for this race must qualify over a flight of hurdles m ftont 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 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 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 rum 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 ths 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 points connected, with the carrying oi't of this programme shall be final* All entries to be sealed and addressed to th Secretary, Ashburton, entrance money enclosed, with the name, age at the time 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 hecessar 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 ceiti^ate 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 The Committee reserve to themselves 4 right of refusing any entry, and m the event of bad wealher of postponing the meeting irons Idav to day or for any longer period 4 The Races will be run under the Rules Racing and the New Zealand Grand Nationa, Steeplechase Rules m all cases where the iiddii -

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2182, 25 July 1889

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