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Notices. , . '.-' SEEDS, PLANTS, Ac < ; ; TREE >. TREES. TREfiS. r- Again tender my test thanks to |njr numerous Oueitojners,,jind Correspon' dents for the support' F haVe received, from them, arid assume them' that* 1 U shall still conduct my Business in ? the future" as:, I/have in the past, an^qU-^era'by ppsfei '7r otherwise will;receive jay promptattention. My Apple Trees are all forked [on the blight proof-stock; and arc clean-mid well grown ; also Pears, Plums, Cherries, Apricots, ,and,all kinds of, small. Fruits.( T have'one'of the largest stdck 'of Forest Trees in Canterbury] about 40,000, Larch, two years old, 40,000 do. one-year pjd, aridl00;000 Pinus Ihsigfiis^one and two years old.' Cupressus' Macrocarpa, I have a grand line. I make this a speciality.; All my 'seedlings? have; b^en'transpliiiwd, being equal' to' those in 1 boiesi' I n«v« about 100,000 one and two 1 years dldj fiao Roses and; Fancy Shtiibfeiii'giJeat yinety.v • All' trees supplied [ and-, planted fry?P® will be guaranteed fot'lS inbnth&i !. Cfw*-*> logue sent post free oh application;; r 1 / ; ■ • -TAME S t"-T!F)!0 ?I R TE'R 1 '■ ';-:' NURSERYMAN and SEEDSMAN, ' ( A*i.L.B' NTQN -■;.■'.; ashb(jhto"n' : \

ASHBURTON <30UNTY J: \ ; IrANNtJAL STEEPLECHASES; .! ;j rjlO be held on the Racecourse, Ash«:,, .1_ burton, on ;;;,t'><'j-vj '■ ' , '•" '';-'■ lEDSEMIT J «'i,jßf»| Patrons—Hon. John McLean^ Alatthew ' '"' 'Stitt.'. '" • \' •-' '!.;:! President—Jojin Grigg.. ,; Vice-Prjbsidents — Gf. H. Alington, W. B. „: Denshire,< Dr ■, Leahy,;. P l.; McLean, ,;t W. C.|Walter, M.H.R.: s!| V; ' r\ Stewards— G. H. Alington, J, C. -ET. Grigg, DrLeahy, H. G. BJoore, ,W. P. Chapman, J.Jamieson, D. McKendfy," G. A. Buckley, H, t .H. >yright r ..W. ; ■' 'Roiiit. 1. 1 '' ; .;..'•'•. '\ T '^- ' - Judoet-M. Stitt. Starter—D. Thomas. , Clbrkofthe CbtrRSE—A. He^soh. ; , Ceerk of the Scales—A. "J. Kelly.' '{! 'Handicappers—Df LeahyV M. Sddtt. ';■ '. ",;';/ ■F.;Riisseli:, t \ /,; ,; p^OGg^MME. ;: ; 1. The Hunters,' Hurdle n Race, a handicap of 15 soys ; second horse to: ; • receive 3 soys from the stake. *. For '• qualified hunters the property .of-J \ members' of "die Ashburton Chunty Hunt Club. .Maiden,riders allowed' \ 71bs. Nomination, 10s ; acceptance, '. ss. A'^3 uc. o miles 4 .overweight '. flights of hiiccV "bout J feet 6inches ; ■ ' high. ' ' •"'' ' ' 2. Hunt Club Cup , eplechase,; a , .'. ' 'handicap, of 30 sqv ' f c'ond horse'to- ; receive 3 sovs K and:thiixl hoi^'.to^";.' , receive 2 soys from the stake.' Open i. to all qualified huiitersj jhe property 1 ' of members •of any recognised Hunt Club. Minimum weight, lOst.. Maiden ';■ riders allowedl TlbW.' 1.; Ifoniinatibh,', 1' 15s ; acceptance, 15s. •'.' About three ? miles, over such jump's and course jis / the Stewards shall direct. N.B.— The winner of this race to have, the, option of. receiving -the prize in a piece pf plate or in specie. „ , , 3. Hack Race, of 10 soys, no weight -. •Under ,9st. , For' horses that have *,:, never been nouiinatecl for a handicap ,' or any classic race. ► '. Post entry 10s},, } ,togo to the fund. 1 Three quarters of -, ( a mile on the nat. „,"'"' , . 4. Maiden Steeplechase . Plate, of 15 Boys ; second horse to receive 3 soys from the stake., For, qualified hunters the Jproperty "of "members of the „ Ashburton County Hunt Club, that, < have never won an advertised steeplechase. -7 Weight for -»age. 1: » Maiden i riders 'allowed- 1 7lbs.:'- rEntraiice 15s. About two n>iles. „ 5. Ladies' Bracelet • "Handicap, of ,20 soys ; the first horse to receive a bracelet of the value pf 15 soys ;, the . second horse to receive a bracelet of ; ■ the value of 5 sovsi Open to all qualified hunters,, the property of membersoo s any, recognised Hunt Clubi A high weight handicap.. ■ Gentlemen' riders. Maiden, riders allowed 71b.' Horses befoi-e starting for this race must qualify over a flight of hurdles in'^rpnt of the stand to $ie satisfaction ,6t. the St,ewards.' 'All , horses' tp be 'nominated by ladies. Nohiinatipn, 10s ; acceptance, 10s.. About two miles on the flat. 6 Consolation Steeplechase, a handicap of 10 soys. Nomination 10s, to be made to the Secretary immediately after the Lkdies' Bracelet is run; acceptance free, to be notified to the Secretory within 10 minutes df the declaration ,of the weights. About • one mile and a half. :i ;

GENERAL TtULES. No entry, will be received for :any of the Races 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 the Secretary, . Ashburton, . entrance money enclosed, with the- name, age at the time of entry, name of owner,, pedigree, and performances of the horse, and colors of the rider, i Entries by telegram must be confirmed by writing at the earliest opportunity. ', ' No nomination or acceptance will W received on any pretence :whatever .after the hour named, and unless accompanied by the necessary amount in cash.'.. ;, < All horses must be ridden in colors. . ; A qualified hunter shall mean any horse that has been fairly hunted at least three times with any recognised pack of huuuds during the season .1889, and the Master's . certificate of qualification must be produced at the scales. • , . ,- ■ Gentlemen .riders'.—Names must be sent in to the Secretary on or before 2nd ' August for ,the approval;,,; of the : Com- '■■ niittee. ] _ „"'.-■ >■ ■ \y. ' ':..<r>.?■'-**■/ Five per. cent will be deducted from.all winnings toward! the. expensed of,the Course. . „,,., \,. ? i^~ .The Committee reserve, to themselves the right of refusing any entry, and in the event of bad .weather, of postponing the meeting from day to day or for any longer period., ■_ .j „„ - ? fj ,,,;...-/^i ... ,:' v .f>, 'r;r. :, ' The Races will be run under the Rule? ; of Racing and the New' Zealand Grand National Steeplechase. Rules, in all cases .where they apply.. '_. ' ' ,; NOMINATIONS, &c. Noiniuations to bo accompanied by" fees name, nge, and description of the horse. and colors of rider, suid in the hands of the Secretary not later than 9 p.'mion SATURDAY, .Tuly 19th, 1890. Weights will be declared on MONDAY, July 28th. 1890. „ ■ ;., . Acceptances, must,,be ( made: to the Secrebiry not later than 9 p.m. ou: SATURDAY, August 2nd, 1890. , K. J. FOOKS, * ■■ .;■,:.' ■ Hon. Se cretwy.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2453, 28 June 1890

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2453, 28 June 1890

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