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Catalogue sent post free on application. JAMES T3ORTER AMES 1 OUTER, NURSERYMAN and SEEDSMAN, A^LBNTON ASHBURTON ASHBURTON COUNTY HUNTJLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES niO be held on the Racecourse, AshJL burton, on AUGUST 6,1890 Patrons —Hon. John McLean, Matthew Stitt. President—John Grigg. Viob-Presi»ents—G. H. Alington, W. B. Denshire, Dr Leahy, D. McLean, W. C. Walker, M.H.R. Stbwardb —G. H. Alington, J, C. N. Grigg, Dr Leahy, H. G. Moore, W. P. Chapman, J. Jamieson, D. McKendry, G. A. Buckley, H. H. Wright, W. Rollit. Jtogh—M. Stitt. Starter—D. Thomas. CmRK of the Cour.se—A. Hewson. Clkrk of the Scales —A. J. Kelly. Handicapfers—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 properly of members of *;he Ashburton Cc.unty Hunt Club. Maiden riders allowed 71bs, Nomination, 10s ; acceptance, ss. About two miles ; over eight lights of hurdles, about 3 feet 6inches high. Hunt Club Cup Steeplechase, a handicap of 80 so\s ; 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 cour.se 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 Hack, of 10 x jvs, no weight under lOst. For horses that have nover been nominated for a handicap or any classic race. Post entry 10s, to go to the fund. Three quarters of ft mile on the iiaf:. 4. Maidbx Stickplechahe Pl*\te, 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 nil advertised steeplechase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Entrance los. About two miles. 5 Lames' Bkacklet 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 ajitisfacblon 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 boys. 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, Ashburton, entrance money enclosed, with the name, age ab . the time of entry, name of owner, pedigree, and performances of the horse, and • colora of the rider. Entries by telegram must be confirmed by writing at the earliest opportunity. No nomination or acceptance will be received on any pretence whatever after the hour named, and unless accompanied jbj the necessary amount m cash. All horses must be ridden m colors. A qualified hunter shall mean any horf»: 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 produced ;it the scales. Gentlemen ridors. ■Names must, be. sent m to the Secretary on or before 2nd August^ for the approval of the Com mittee. Five per cent will be deducted from all "wiimiugs 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 Puiccs will be run under the Rules of Racing and the New Zealand Grand National Steeplechase Rules m all case? where they npply. NOMINATIONS &c .Nomimitions to be accompanied by fees name, a^e. and description of the horse mud colors of rider, and m the hands of he* Secretary not Inter than 9 p.m. on SATURDAY, July IMb, 1890. Weights will bo declared on MONDA V, July 28th, 1890 ■Acceptances must be made to t!ie fsecrotary not later than 9 p.m. on J&yn SevretcU' *
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