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PREVIOUS TO STOOK-TAE;iNG. S. W. AEBSSN & C?S CLEARING SALE OF WINTER DRAPERY JACKETS, ULSTERS, DRISS GOODS MILLINERY &c. COMMENCING SATURDAY, JULY sth. The Public will h»ye an opportunity of getting GENUINE BARGAINS at S. W. ASN & CSS CHEAP CLEARING SALE " ASH BURTON COUN^CY HUNT__CLUB. ANNUAL STEEPLECHASES rpo be held on the Racecourse, AshJL burton, on Patrons —Hon. John McLean, Matthew Stitt. Peesident —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, Mc&endry, G. A. Buckley, H. H. Wright, W. Rollit. Judge—M. Stitt. Startir—D. Thomas. Clerk ofthb Coursb—A. Hewson. Clerk of thb Scalbs—A. J. Kelly. Handioappers—Dr Leahy, M. Scott. F. Russell. PROGRAMME. 1. The Hunters' Hurdlb Raci, a handicap of 15 sotb ; second horse tc receive 3 sots from the stake. For 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 hurdles, about 3 feet 6inches high. Hunt Club Cup Steeplechase, a handicap of 30 so\s ; second horse to receive 3 soys and third horse to receive 2 sots 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 fehe 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 tinder lOst. For horsei that have never been nominated for a handicap •r any classic race. Post entry 10s, to go to the fund. Three quarters of a mile on the flat. .4. Maiden Steeplechase Plati, of 15 soys ; second horse to receive 3 soys from the stake. For qualified hunters the property of members of the Ai^hburton County Htat Club, that have' never won an advertised steeplechase. Weight for age Maiden riders allowed 7lbs. Entrance lss. About twvo miles. 5 Ladies' Bracelet Handicat, of 20 sots ; 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 sots. Open to all qualified hunters, the property of members of any recognised Hunt Club. A high weight handicap. Gentlemen ridew.. 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, 6 Consolatioh Steeplechase, a handicap of 10 sots. Nomination 10s, to be mad* to the Secretary immediatel after the Ladies' Bracelet m 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 artd objections arising out of the racing ahull 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 th» Secretary, Ashburton, entrance j money enclosed, with the name, age at th« time of entry, name of owner, pedig r©«, and performances of the horse, and colors of the rider. Entries by telegram must be confirmed by writing at the earliest opportunity. Ho nomination or acceptance will be received on any pretence whatever after the hour named, and unless accompanied by the necessary amount m cash. All horsas must be ridden m colors. A qualified hunter shall mean any horsp. ' thafc has been fairly hunted at least threa times with any recognised pack of hounds during th» season 1890, and the Master's certiftcat* of qualification must be produced at the scales. Gentlemen riders. - Names must be «ent m to the Secretary on or before 2nd Aogastf for the approval of the Com mittet. Fire per cent will be deducted from all winnings towards the expenses of the Cours*. The Committee reserve to themselves the right of r«ft).sing any entry, and m the event of bad weather of postponing the meeting from day to day or for any longer eriod. The Races will be run under the Rules of Racing and the New Zealand Grand National Steeplechase Rules m all case her* they apply NOMINATIONS &c Nominations to be accompanied by feea &.ame, age, and description of the horse and ooloiß of rider, and m the hands oi fee Secretary not later than 9 p.m. on SiTDBDAT, July 19th, 1890. Weight* will be declared on MONDAY : July 28th, 1890 | Acceptance musfr be made to th: Secretary not lat#r than 9 p.m. o SATURDAY Augusfe 2nd. 1890 j J. FOOKS, Ho» Secretary^

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2484, 6 August 1890

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2484, 6 August 1890