WE ARTS NOW PBBPARBD TO SUPPLY Field Pipes FOR DRAINAGE, 2. 3, 4, 6 and 12 lliOE OUR OWfl MAKE lv «r>y quant ty. FRIEDLANDER BROJ. wanted Known. I HAVE 20,000 PINUB IFSIGSIS Ob© year old, 12,000 PIJNUS INBIGOTB > Two ye»r old, tr»nßplsp'"d, 60,000 CUPBKB V' 6 M ICKO--1 CAKPA One year old, 12,000 2 Years Old .- tRaWSPX, ANTED. The above lines will be sold very ohetp. APPLE TRBBb 3 Years Old, Bore fraii last year, olean and good sorts 1b 6d each, laapeotlon Invited. Price Hot on application.* All orders cnrefally and aeourely pnoked and delivered »t JLv&iiway station for which no oharge is made* H.B. — Note the address* JAMES PORTEB, Nurseryman, Ollfton Nnrieiy A))«n«f>n, AabbuitoD, ABHBUBTON COUNTY HUNT CLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASE TO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton ON WEDNESDAY, jtognst 7ft, 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, Jamieson D, McKendr F, Russell Judge— M. Stitt. Starter— D. Thomas Clerk of the Course—A. Hewscn Clerk of the Scales — A. J. Kelly Handicappkrs— T. 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, tos, by 9 p.m, on Saturday, July 20th, to go to the fund. Weights will be declared on Monday, Jtfy 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 Cpp Steeplechase, a handicap of 30 soys, second horse to receive 3 sov3 and third horse to receive 2 soys from the stake. Open toallqua^fkd hunters, the properly of members of any recognised Hunt Club. Minimum weight, lost. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. tion with 15s by 9 p.m on Saturday, July 20th, to go to the funds. Weights will be declared on Monday, July 29^. Acceptance with 15s by 9 pm. on Saturday, August 3rd. About three miles over such jumps and cour-e as the Stewaids 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 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 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 qualifit d hunters the property of members of the Ashburton Coun y • Hunt Club, that have never won an ' adv rtised steeplechase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed 711-s. Entrance I with 15s by 9 p.m* on Saturday, July 20th 1 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. Open to all qualified hunters the property of members of any recognised Hunt Cl«b. A high weight handicap, Gentlemen riders. Maiden riders allowed 7lb. Horses r before starting for this race must qualify over a flight of hurdles m front of the I stand to the satisfaction 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, Ju'y 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 sjld by auction immediately after the race, amount realised above 15 soys to go to the funds of the Club. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Post en'iy ios to be mnde immediately after the Maiden Steeplechase is run. Weights will be dec'ared a ter 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 he received for any of the Race except upon this Condition : — That all dis* putcs and objections arising out of the racing shall be decided by a majority o' the Stewards ptescnt, or those whom they may appoint Their decisions upon all points connected with the canying oi't of this programme shall be » final. All entries to be sealed anil ad 'ressed to th Secretary, Ashburton, entrance money enclosed, wi'h the name, age at the time entry, name of owner, pedigree, andp;r(or ances of the horse,^nd 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 shaU mem 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 cert'...v;ure of qual fication 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 themse'ves 4 right of refusing any entry, and m the event ol bad weather of postponing the meeting crone ', day to clay or for any longer period The Races will be run under the Rules Racing and the New Zealand Grand Nation* Steeplechase Rules m all cases where the I .Ciddc j & / f QQK§ I

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2186, 30 July 1889

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