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rUDlic Kotlces. SEEDS, PLANTS, &c TREES. ' .TEEES. TREES. £ 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 m the future as I have m 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 Peers, Plums, Cherries, Apricots, and all kinds of small Fruits. T hare 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 arid two years old. Cupressus Macrocarpa, I har« a grand line. lmak«thisaipeciality. All my seedlings h»T« be»n transplanted, being equal to thos* m boxer I h»T» »bout 100,000 on« and two /ears old, also Roses and Fancy Shrubs m greafc variety, trees supplied and planted by m-, will be guaranteed for 12 month*. Catalogue sent post free on application, JAM.IS T3ORTIR AMES X ORTIR, NURSERYMAN and SEEDSMAN, AjuLE N T O N ASHBURTOIS ASH BURTON COUNTY HUNTJLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES rpo be held on the Rac3course, AshJL burton, on Patrons —Hon. John McLean, Matthew Stitt. President —John Grigg. Vice-Presidents ~G. H. Alington,W. B. Denshire, Di 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. Clem of the Course —A. Hewson. : Clerk o» the Scales —A. J. Kelly. 1 Handicappers—Dr Leahy, M. Scott. F. Russell. PROGRAMME, 1. The Hunters' Hurdle Race, a handicap of 15 sovb ; second horse tc receive 3 soys from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of the Ashburton County Hunt Club. Maiden riders . Uowed 1 71bs, Nomination, I.os : acce ,tanoe, ss. About two miles ; over eight flights of hurc les, about 3 feet 6 inched 1 high. Hunt Club Cup Steeplechase, a handicap of 30 eo\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 Tibs. 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 sjvs, 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 flat. i 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 steeple, chase. Weight for age Maiden riders allowed 71bs. Entrance 15s. About two miles. 5 Ladies' Bracelet Handicap, of 20 soys; the first horse to receive a bracelet of the value of 15 sots , 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 G?ub. 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. Al horses to be nominated by ladies Nomination, 10s; acceptance, 10s' About two miles on the flat. f Consolation Steeplechase, a handicap of 10 soys. Nomination 10a, to be made to the Secretary immediately after the Ladies' Bracelet is run; acceptance free, to be notified to the Secretary within 10 minute 3of 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 1 all disputes and objections arising out of ' the racing shall be decided by a majority of the Stewards present, or those whom 1 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 tha Secretary, Ashburton, entrance money enclosed, with the name, age at the time of entry, name, of oirner, pedigree, and performances of the horse, and. 1 colors of the rider. Entries by telegram must be confirmed by writing at the earliest opportunity. 1 No nomination or acceptance will be received on any pretence whatever after 1 the hour named, and unless accompanied 1 by the necessary amount m cash. ! All horses must be ridden m colors. ! A qualified hunter shall mean any hors>« ■ that has been fairly hunted at least three 1 times with any recognised pack of 1 ounds, daring the season 1890, and the M ,ster's certificate of qualification must bs produced at the scales. Gentlemen riders. 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 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 Mid the New Zealand Grand . National" Steeplechase Bales m all case here they apply. NOMINATIONS &c ; Nominations to be accompanied by fees , name, age, and description of the horse . and colors of rider, and m the hands of l he Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on r SATURDAY, July 19th, 1890 Weights will be declared on MONDAI [ July 28th, 1890 i Acceptances must be made to th , Secretary not later than 9 p.m. o SATUKD IY* August 2nd- 1890J F J. FOOKS, I3o» Secretary]

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2480, 1 August 1890

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2480, 1 August 1890