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moiio Notices. SEEDS, PLANTS, &c TKEES. TEEES. TBEES. T Again tender my best thanks to my numerous Customers and Correspon dents for the support I have received from them, and assure them that I shall still conduct my Business in the fixture as I have in the past, and all orders by post r 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 in Canterbury, about 4.0,000 Larch, two years old, 40,000 do. one year old, and 100,000 Pinus Insignis, one and two years old. Cupressus Macrocarpa, I have a grand line. I make this a speciality. All my seedlings have been transplanted, being equal to those in boxes. I have ibout 100,000 one and two years old, also Roses and Fancy Shrubs in great variety. All trees supplied and planted by mj will be guaranteed for 12 months. Catalogue sent post free on application. TAMES X) OUTER O AMES 1 OETER, NURSERYMAN and SEEDSMAN, i.uLE N T O N ASHBURTON ASHBURTON COUNTY HUNT_CLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES . TO be held on the Racecourse, Ashburton, on lEBIESBAT, MM 6, M Patrons —Hon. John McLean, Matthew Stitt. President —John Grigg, VICE-PRESIDENTS —G. H. Alillgtoil, 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. Clerk of the 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 tc receive 3 soys from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of 'ihe Ashburton Cc.unty Hunt Club. Maiden riders allowed 71bs, Nomination, 10s : acceptance, ss. ut o miles ; over eight flights of hurd bout 3 feet 6 inches high. - 2. Hunt Club Cup eplechase, a handicap of 30 ov 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, lOsb. Maiden riders allowed 71bs. Nomination, 15s ; acceptance, 15s. 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 in a piece of plate or in specie. 3. Hack Race, of 10 soys, no weight under lOst. For horses that have never been nominated for a handicap or any classic race. Post entry 10s, to go to the fund. Three quarters of a mile on the fiat. 4. Maiden Steeplechase Plate, of 15 soys ; 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 advertised steeplechase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Entrance 15s. About two miles. 5. 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 rider allowed 71b. Horses before starting for this race must qualify over a flight (if hurdles in front of the stand to the satisfaction of the Stewards. All Jiorses to be nominated by ladies. Nomination, 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 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 ofthe 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 ;.f this Programme shall be final. All entries to be sealed and addressed te> 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 Solon* of the rider. Entries by telegram must be confirmed by writing at the'earliest opportunity. ]So nomination or acceptance will be received on any pretence whatever after ■the hour named, and unless accompanied by the necessary amount in cash. : . **l horses must be ridden in colors. a*. '!fted hunter shall mean any horse. A quaii. fairly hunted at least three: that has been - -v*nised pack of hounds times with any reci^ * ajjd the Master's during the season 1890, "^ust be procertificate of qualification induced at the scales. be Gentlemen riders.—Names must * sent in to the Secretary on or before 2na August for the approval of the Committee. 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 in the event of bad weather of postponing the meeting from day to day or for any longer period. The Races will be run under the Rules of Racing and the New Zealand Grand National Steeplechase Rules in all cases where they apply. NOMINATIONS &c Nominations to be accompanied by fees name, age, and description of the horse and colors of rider, and in the hands oi he Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on j SATURDAY, July 19th, 1890. ! Weights will be declared on MONDAY uly 28th, 1890 Acceptances must be made to th ecretary not later than 9 p.m. o ATUPvD iV, August 2nd, 1890. : ft. J/ FOOKS, j Hon See etary !

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2464, 11 July 1890

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2464, 11 July 1890