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r~r ---■.. ■ _.' . "• • / ' 7m ■^^^^^--^■ > **^S?^7_^?^^^^___TS_?v .a aIT^E ARE NOW PREPARED T VV SUPPLY . Field Pips FOR DRAINAGE, J 2|-.3,-4,-6,,-9andl2 t CH. ~ ■ OUR OT?K MAKB In _ny rjtiantit; . FR I E DLANUKR BRO -. Wanted Known, i have 20,000 pinus i^sicmsOne year old, 12,000 pinto i^stoua Two v*-**.old, transplanted, * : 60,000 CUPJRIiS US MACKOCABPA One year old; 12,000 2 Years Old _R__SbPLANTED. The .bove linee will be Bold very oheip APPLE TREES 3 Years 013 j Bohj fruli lsst year, olean and good aorta la 6J each, * ' laspcollon Invited. Price Hat on application; All" -■ rdera carefully and securely psofeed end iollvered at Railway e'.atlon for which no charge is made. N.B.— Note tha addreea. JAMES PORTER, Nurseryman, Clifton Nurtery Aliff-nton, Aahburton. £ porting ASHBUETON COUNTY HUWrCLUB. / ANNUAL STEEPLECHASER TO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton ON WEDNESDAY,_Angu.t 7tu, 1889 PATRONS—Hon John McLean, Matthew stitt I PRESIDENT-i-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 \V. P. Chapman J. Jamieson D, McKendr F, Russell Judge— M, Stiff. Starter— D. Thomas Clerk of THECouRsr— A. Hewson Clerk of the Scales— A. J. Kelly IJANDIcAPPERSr-J. Corbitt, Dr Leahy M. Scctt. PR OGRA MME The Hunters' Hurdle a handicap of 15 soys ; secend horse to receive 3 soys from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of the Ashburton County Bunt Club, Maiden riders allowed 7lbs, Nomination, wi'h ios, by 9 p.m. on Saturday, J_ly 20th,' to go to the fund. Weights will be • eclared on , Monday, Ju"y 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 Crp Steeplechase, a handicap of 30 soys, second horse to receive 3 soys pnd third horse to receive 2 soys from the j stake. Open to all qualified hunters, the I property of members of any recognised Hunt Club. Minimum weight, lost. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Nomination with ls<, 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 ef 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 pst. 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 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. Open to all qualified hunters the properly of members of any recogr.issd Hunt Club. A high weight handicap, Gentlemen riders. Maiden riders allowed 71b. Horses before starting for this race must quality 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 ios by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20H1, to go to the funds Weights will be declared on Monday, Ju'y 29th. Acceptaane with ios by 9 p,m. on Saturday, August 3r». About two miles on the flat Selling Hunters Steeplechase, a handi* cap of 10 soys, winner to be sold by auction immediately alter 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 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 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 ? resent, or those whom they may appoint 'heir decisions upon all points connected with the carrying out of this programme shall be .final. ■-.. ■ \ |; ; ; ' Airent'rle. to-be, seale'4 .ridiad "resS^ to th S Secretary, Ashburton, ' eritririce^ money I enclosed, wi'h the name, age at the time entry, name of owner, pedigree, andp!.-; ances of the horse, and co'ors of the rider. Entries by telegratn 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 aud unless accompanied by thi 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 time with any recognised pack of hounds during the Beason 1889, and the Master's _eit'..,.uce of qualification must be produced at ih. scales. Gentlemen Riders. — Karnes must be sent m to the Secretary on or -before.August 3rd fo the approval of the Committee. Five per cent will be deducted from al •innings towards the expenses of the Course The Committee re: erve to themselves '; right bf refusing any entry, and inthe event bad weather of postponing the meeting «ro day to day or for any longer-period. «.. * The Races will, be run under the Rules Racing and the New Zealand Grand Nations Steeplechase Rules m all cases where the E< J FOOKS i Eta ftwtari

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 8, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2189, 2 August 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 8 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2189, 2 August 1889