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T^TBARTCNOW PREPARED TO ' Field Pipes for drainage, I, 3, 4, 6 aud 12 INOH Ooft OUT* MAKB (n any quantity. FRIEDLANDER BROS. wanted Known. I HAVE 20,000 PllSUtt itfSIGSIS One year old, 12,000 PIMJo liVSIGNUS 1 wo ve»pold, transplanted. 60,000 CUPKES-US MACKOCAJKPA One year old. 12,000 2 Tears Old TRANSPLANTED. . The above lines will be mid very oheap. APPLE TRKE& 3 Years Old, Bore fruit lust >e*c, ehmu and good aorta la 6d each, Inspection Invited, . Prioe iial on application.' All irdera carefully end securely packed and delivered at Kallvray atatiou for whloh no ohirge U made* K.B.— Note the address* JAMES POBTER, Nartierytnau, Otifton Nursery Alientnn, Aahhucton. Sporting ASHBUBTON COUNTY HUNTJLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASER TO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton ON WEDNESDAY, jLngust 7th, 1889 Patrons— Hon John McLean, Matthew Stitt President— John Grigg Vice-presidents— G. H. Alington, W. Denshire, Dr Leahy. B* 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. Jamieson D, McKendr F. Russell Judge— M, Stitt. Starter— D. Thomas Clerk of the Course— A, Hewson Clerk of the Scales— A. J. Kelly HANDICAPPKRS— 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 hut tars the property o f members of the Ashburton County Hunt Club. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Nomination, with 10s, by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th, to go to the fund: Weights will be c eclared 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 soya 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 159 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 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 plate or m specie. Selling Hack Kace, of 10 soys, no weight under 9?t. 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 an adv rtised steeplechase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Entrance with 15s by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July »oth to go to the fund. About two miles Ladies "Brace i jet 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. Open to all qualified hunters the property of members of any recognised Hunt Cl»b A high weight handicap, Gentlemen riders. Maiden riders allowed 71b. Horses before starting for this race must qualify over a flight of hurdles m 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 2Olh, to go to the funds Weights will be declared on Monday, July 29th. Accept aane with ios by 9p, m. on Saturday, August 3rd, About two miles on the flat Selling H unters Steeplechase, a handicap of 10 soys, winner to be srld by auction immediately after the race, amount realised above 15 soys to go to the funds of the C ! ub, Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Post entiy 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 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 out of this programme shall be final. All entries to be sealed and addressed to th 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. No 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 1889, and the Master's ceitvuv&ie of qualification must be produced at the scales. 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 reserve to themselves t right of refusing any entry, and m the event of bad weather of postponing the meeting Iron; day to day or f«r any longer period. The Races will be run under the Rules Racing and the New Zealand Grand Nations Steeplechase Rules ia all cases where the. ***** & J FOQKS

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2183, 26 July 1889

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