UTE AKTS NOW PREPARED T VV SUPPLY FOR DRAINAGE, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9 akd 12 itfCF. OUR OI7M MAKE fn any quantity. FRIEDLANDER BRCK Wanted Known, I HAVE ? 20,000 PINGS itfSIGWIS H One year old. / 12,000 PINTJS IMBIGHTO Two ye>r old, transplanted. 60,000 CUPEESSUS. MACKOOABPA Ono year old. 12,000 2 Yeara Qld •iRAJNSPLAHTED. • U' The abovo Hoeo will bo Bold very ohetp APPLE' TREES 3 Yeats OW,Bore fruit Wei year, oken and f^ood aoftr- ' In6clesch, : i :.;-;^;3 Inspection Invited, Ptice lint, on ».ppi lesi ion; All itdcru carefully end eecurely packed and loHvered at. KaMwsy Biatlon for which no oharge la made* N.B.— Note the address, James por:e*,r^^^ KureotyniKjj, Clifton Nimery AJ.i«r"ini», Ashhueton. ¥ _ Sporting ML__ ABHBURTON COUNTY HUNTJLUB. fILNNUAL STEEPLECHASE rO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton ON BEDMESDAY,_ftngiist 7th, 1889 Patrons— Hon Jchn McLean, Matthew •■■ :■ emt :•■■■■-. . i President— John Grigg : Vice-presidents— G. H. Alington, W. Denshire, Dr Leahy, D. McLean W. C. Walker, M.H.R. Stewards : j. H, Alington J. C. N Grigg Dr Leahy [ohn Corbitt J. Jackson 11. G. Mr or W. P. Chapman T. Jamicson D, McKerdr F. Russell [udgk— M. Stitt. Starter— D. Thomas Clerk of the Coursf— A. Hewsm Clerk of the Scales— A. J. Kelly HANMCAPPKRS— J. Corbitt, Dr Leahy M. SCOW. .;.- PROGRAMME The Hunters' Hurdle Race, a handicap of 15 soys j second horse to receive 3 soys : from the stake. , For qualified hunters -. of members of Uie Ashburton'. County Hunt Club. Maiden lidos allowed 7lbs. Nomination, wi h 10s, by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th, to go to the fund; Weights will be < cclared on Monday, Ju^y 29th. Acceptance ss, by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd. About two miles ; over eij^ht fl'ghts o£ hurdles, about 3 feet 6 inches high. Hunt Clvi? 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. Nomina. tion with 15s 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 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 prize m a piece of plate or m specie. Selling Hack Kace, of 10 soys, no weight under 9^. 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 forage.^ Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Entrance®, with 15s by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20th ,7 to go to the fund. About two miles ; ; 1 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 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 satis'action of the Stewards, All horses to be nominated by ladies, Nomination with 10s 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 3r.J, About two miles on the flat Selling Hunters Steeplechase, a handU 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 ids to be made immediately after the Maiden Steeplechase is run. Weights will be detfared alter the Ladie3 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 Conditions—That all dis« ;; putes nnd 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 scaled and addressed to th Secretary, Ashburton, entrance money enclosed, wi'h the name, age at the time entry, name of owner, pedigree, andpsr! ' ances of 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 ncccssar; 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 season 1889, and the Master's cert...uit , of qualification must be produced at the sealer* Gentlemen Riders.— Names 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 winnings towards the expenses of the Course The Committee restrve to themselves g right of refusing, any tutry, and m the event bad weather of postponing the meeting «r© day to day or for any longer period. The Races will be run under the Rules Racing and the New Zealand Grand Nationa Steeplechase Rules m all cases where the dB E» J FOOKS Boa Secretary

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2190, 3 August 1889

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