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ruoiio Notices. SEEDS, PLANTS, &o TEEES. TEEES. TEEES. I 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 stall, conduct my Business m the future as I have m the past, and all 'orders by post r otherwise will receive *ny promptattention. 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', two years old, 40,000 do. one year old, and 100,000 Pinus Insigniej one and two years old. Cupressug Macrpcarpa, I have a grand line. I make this & speciality. Ail my seedlings have been transplanted, being equal to those m boxes.'-"I hafe «bout 100,000 one and two years old, also Roses and Fancy Shrubs m great variety. All trees supplied and planted by ma will be guaranteed for 12;Mbnths. Catalogue sent pdst free on application. ■■ TAMES "DORTER J AMES J~ORTER, NURSERYMAN and "SEEDSMAN, • ' I. v LI3NT ON , 4 ASHBCRTON ,; ASHBURTON COUNTY ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES rpo be held on the Riic/scourse, AshJL burton, on „ , TODAY, if!! CIO 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. Alington, J, C.: Hi Grigg, Dr Leahy, H. G. Mopre.W. P^ Chapman, J. Jamieson, D. Mclvendtry, G. A. Buckley, H. H. Wright, W. Roiut. ; 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 'to receive 3 soys from the stake. Fop qualified hunters the property of members of the Ashburton County Hunt Club. Maiden riders allowed 71bs, Nomination, 10s ; acceptance, ss. About two miles ; over eight flights of hurcles, ibout3 feet 6inches high. 2. Hunt Club Cup Steeplechase, a handicap of 30 soys ; second 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* 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 m a piece of plate or m specie. 3. Hack Race, of 10 s jvs, 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-hor«e to receive 3 soys from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of the Ashburton County Hdnt 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 soya ; the first horse to receive abracelet 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. 6 Consolation Steeplechase, a handicap of 10 soys. Nomination 10s, toi be f made to the. Secretary immediately'; after the .-Ladies' Bracelet .is rim; 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, 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. ' : Entries by telegram must be confirmed by Avriting at the earliest opportunity. l\o nominatioEi 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 anyhorSJ". ' that has been fairly hunted at least three times with any recognised pack of hounds during the season 1890, and the Master's certificate of qualification must be pro- , duced at the scales. * Gentlemen riders.—Names must be sent m to the Secretary on" or before 2nd August for the approval of the Committee. Five per ce;it 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 event 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 cases where they apply. NOMINATIONS &c ;i.'.: •■■ , Nominations to be accompanied by fees name, age, and description of the horse and colors of rider, and m the hands of he Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on SATURDAY, July 19th, 1890. ] Weights will be declared on MONDAY July 28th, 1890 ■ ' Acceptances must be made to th Secretary not latsr than 9 p.m. on SATURDAY, August 2nd, 1890. E. J. FOOKS, Son Secretary j

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2465, 12 July 1890

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