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-TTiDiic Notices. SEEDS, PLANTS, &c ! TBEES. TREES. TREES. (^ain 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 m the future as I have m the past, and all orders by post r otherwise will receive my prompt attenHon. My Apple Trees are all worked on the blight proof stock, and are clean and well grown ; alßo 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 Insignia, 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 m boxes. I have %bout 100,000 one and two years old, also Roses and Fancy Shrubs m great variety. A trees supplied and planted by inwill be guaranteed for 12 months. Catalogue sent post free on application, JAMES "DORTER AMES XORTEB, NURSERYMAN and SEEDSMAN, Ax*LE N T O N ASHBURTON ASHBXJRTON COUNTY HUNTJLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES niO be held on the Racecourse, AshJ. burton, on WEDSESMY, MUST 6,1890 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. 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 op the Course—A. Hewson. Clkrk of the Scales—A. J. Kelly. Handicaffers—Dr Leahy, M. Scott, F. Russell. PROGRAMME. 1, Thb Hunters' Hurdle Race, a handicap of 15 soys ; second horse to receive !> soys from the stake. For qualified hunters the jwoperly of members of Liie Ashburton Cr.imty Hunt Club. Maiden riders allowed71bs. Nomination, 10s : acceptance, ~>x. About two miles ; over eight nights of hurcles, about 3 feet 6inches high. Huxt Clur 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 7Hjk. Nomination, ■l'w-i ftcnoutancc, 15»- Alwut tluce 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 Hack, of 10 sjv.s, no weight under lOst. For horses that have never been nominated for a handicap or any classic race. Post entry 10.s, to go to tho fund. Three quarters of a mile on the flat. 4. Maiden* Steeplechase Plate, of 15 soys ; second 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 steeple-- , chase. Weight for age. Maiden riders allowed 7lb.s. Entrance 15s. About two miles. 5' Lvdie.*' Bracelet Handicap, of 20 hoys ; the first horse to receive, a bracelet of the value of 15 soys , the .second horsa 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 til is 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, to bo 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 : —Thitt 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 writing afc the earliest opportunity. No nomination or acceptance will be received on any pretence whatever after the hour named, find unless accompanied by the necessary amount m cash. All horses must be ridden m colors. A qualified hunter shall mean any hors*. that Jias been fairly hunted at least threo times with any recognised pack of Junmds during the season 1890, and the Master's certificate of qualification must be produced at tho scales. Gentlemen riders. Names must be &Mit m to the Secretary on or before 2nd Augustjfor the approval of the Com xnittee. 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 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 m all cases where they apply. NOMINATIONS Ac Nominations to be accompanied by fees name, aye, 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 10th, 1890. W"Hits will be declared on MONDAY, July 28fch, 1890 I AweptiUices must be made to the Secretary not latar than 9 p.m. on SATUED 1Y August 2nd, 1890 • F J. FOOKS, Urn Secretar

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2474, 25 July 1890

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2474, 25 July 1890