\ TXT" IS AFITC KOW PREPARED T i W SUPPLY I j Field Pipes ( FOR DRAINAGE, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9 and 12 JJSTCF. OUR OWH MAKB ia any quantity. FRIEDLANDER BROS. Wanted Known. 1 hlve 20,000 PINUS LFSIGNIS One year old, 12,000 PINUS INSIGNUS Two year old, transplanted, 60,000 CUPKES:US MACEOCABPA One year old. . 12;000 2 Years Old URAKSPLAKTED. The above Hticq will bo sold very chetp APPLE TREES 3 Years Old, ; Bore froit lose year, Glean and good eorta . Is 6d each, . i Inspection Invited. I Prloo lfsfc on application; All I ordern osrefnlly and securely peeked ond doMvpred at Hail way elation for which no , oharge is made, N.B.— Note the addrees, JAMES PORTER, Kareeryasau, Ohftcn Nursery AJ}t*ptnn, Achhtirton. Sporting ASHBUBTON COUNTY HUNTJUJB. AKHUAL STEEPLECHASER '"PO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton A on WEDNESDAY, August 7tli, 1889 Patrons— lion John McLean, Matthew Sirtt President— John Grigg ; VICE.rRESiDENTS— G. IT. Alington, W. Denshire, Dr Leahy, D. McLean W. C. Walker, M.I-I.R. Stewards : G. IT. AKngton J. C. N Grigg Dr Leahy John Corbitt J. Jnck?on IT. G . Mocr W. P. Chapman J. Jomiesr-n D, McKendr F, Russell Judoe— M. Stitt. Starter— D. Thomas Clerk of the Cours —A. ITewsm Clerk of the Scales— A. f. Kelly " 1-.'ANDICAITSRS— J. Corbitt, Dr Ltahy M. Scctl. PROGRAMME The Hunters' Hurdle Race, a handicap of 15 soys ; sec' nd hor^e to leceive 3 soys Tom the stake. Fo- qualified huuters the prope: ty of members of the A hburti n Com ty Hunt Ciub. Maiden riders allowed 7l!;s. Nominator, wi h io.«, l<y q p.m. on Saturday, J ,ly 20111, to go 10 (he fund; Weights will be echved on Moml.->y, ]v\y 29th. Accept mcc ss, j l.y 9 p.m. on Mahird-iy, Ai*:.;;U-l 3rd. j AV.nul Iwo mibs; ovc-r d;;ht fights of j liiinilc- about 3 feet 6 mc. 1 es high. ! i.lVnt Cllmi Ct i> Steeplkchask, :i hr-.^irnp j of 30 soy«, second }mi>-s t • :ccoive 3 sov-. j md third horse to receive v. 'Ovs ucni the staktr. Opon to ail qua ifs d igniters, Uie ••:• members of ;v,\y ;;;o..i^'p. : sed I Uir.t Clul . Minimum \vl>i;;bt, io?t Maiden risers allow d 7lbs. cm naticn with 15^ by 9 p.m c.-n a urd.y, July 20th, to go 10 the funds. Weights will be declared on Monday, July iOjh. Acceptance with 15s by 9 p m. on .^aturday, 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 gst. 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 sov~, Becond horse to receive 3 soys from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of the Ashburton County Hunt Cluh, 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 30th to go to the fund. About two milt s 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 satisfaction of the Stewards, All horses to be nominated by ladies. Nomination with ios by 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 20lh, to go to the funds Weights will be declared on Monday, Ju'y 29th. Acceplaane with ios by 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 3rd, 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 en'.ry ios to be made immediately after the Maiden Steeplechase is run. Weights will ba dec'ared after 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 dis« pules and objections arising out of the racing shall be decided by a majority of the Stewards present, or those whom they may appoint"" I^-. 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, 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 telegram must be confirmed b 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 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 certi'Jcat : of qualification must be produced, at the scales Gentlemen Riders*— Names must be sent ia io 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 reserve to themselves t right of refusing any entry, and m the event bad weather of postponing the meeting ire» day to day or for any longer period* The Races will be run tinder the Rules Racing and the New Zealand Grand Nationa Steeplechase Rules m all cases where 'v» dv £!• J FJOK goa geovatary
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