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jfUDiic .Notices. : : __ . { SEEDS, PLANTS, &c TBEES. TREES. TBEES. "T" Again tender my best thanks to my , L numerous Customers and Correspon dents for tLe support I have received from them, and assure them that I shall ■lill conduct my Business m the future as' I have m the past, and all orders by post t otherwise will receive ..ny prompt attention. My Apple Trees are all worked on the blight proof stock, and are clean and well grown ; also Pears, Plums, Cherries, Apricots, and all kinds of small Fruits. I'have one of the largest stock of Forest Trees m Canterbury, about 40,000 Larch, t-wo years old, 40,000 do* one year bid, and 100,000 Pinun Insignis, one and two years old. Cupressus Macrocarpa, I have • grand line* I make this a speciality. All my seedlings have been transplanted, being equal to those m boxes. I have »bout 100,000 one and two years old, also Rosee and Fancy Shrubs m great variety. All trees supplied and planted by me will be guaranteed for 12 months. Catalogue sent post free on application. JAMES "DORTER AMES XORTER, NURSERYMAN and SEEDSMAN, A^LENTON ASHBURTON ASHBURTON COUNTY HUNTjOLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES " rpO be held on the Racecourse, AshJL burton, on WEDXESDAY, ABCPST 6,1590. Patrons —Hon. John McLean, Matthew Stitt. President—John Grigg. Vice-presidents—G. H. Alington, W. B. Denshire, Dr Leahy, D. McLean, W. C. Walker, M.H.R. Stewards —G, H. Alingfcon, J, C. N. Grigg, Dr Leahy, H. G. Moore, W. P. Chapman, J. Jamieson, D. McKendry, G. A. Buckley, H. H.Wright, W. Rollit. Judge—M. Stitt. Starter—D. Thomas. Clbbkofthe Course—A. Hewson. ClerK of the Scales—A. J. Kelly. Handicappers—Dr Leahy, M. Scott. F. Russell. PROGRAMME. 1. 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 *;he Ashburton Cc.unty Hunt Club. Maiden riders allowed 71bs. Nomination, 10a ; acceptance, ss. out o miles ; over eight . nights of hurt! bout 3 feet 6inches high. 2. Hunt Club Cup eplechase, a handicap of 30 soy cond horse to receive 3 soys 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 71bs. Nomination, 15a j acceptance, los. 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. 3. Hack Race, of 10 soys, no weight under 9st. For horses that have never been nominated for a handicap or any classic race. Post entry 10b, to go to the fund. .Three quarters of a mile on the flat. 4. Maiden Steeplechase Plate, of 15 soys; socond horse-to receive 3 soya from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of the Ashburton County Hunt Club, that, have never won an advertised steeplechase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed 71bs>. Entrance 15s. About fcwo miles. 5. Ladies' Beacelet 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 rider allowed 71b. 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, 10s ; acceptance, 10s. About two miles on the flat. ft Consolation Steeplechase, a handicap of 10 soys. Nomination 10s, to be made to the Secretary immediately after- the Ladies' Bracelet is run ; acceptance free, to be notified to the Secretary within 10 minutes of the declaration of the weights. About one mile and a half. GENERAL RULES. 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, Aahburton, 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. Entries by telegram must be confirmed by writing at the earliest opportunity. Ho nomination or acceptance will be received on any pretence whatever after the hour named, and unless accompanied by the necessary amount m cash. All horses must be ridden m colors, A qualified hunter shall mean 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 certificate of qualification produced at the scales. Gentlemen riders. —Names must be sent m to the Secretary on or before 2nd Avgusb for .the approval of the Qommittee. Five per cent will be deducted from all winnings towards the expenses of the Course. The Committee reserve to themselves the right of refusing any entry, and m the cvenfe of bad weather of postponing the meeting from day today or for any longer period. The Races will be run under the Rules of Racing and the New Zealand Grand National' Steeplechase Rules m all caaes where they apply. NOMINATIONS &c Nominations to be accompanied by foes name, aye, and description of "the horse and colors of rider, and m the hands of the Secretary not latoi- than 9 p.m. on SATURDAY, July 19th, 1890. Weichts will be declared on MONDAY, July 28th, 1890 Acceptances must be made to the Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on E. J. FOOJvS, Hon Secretary

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