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For Sale. FOR SALE, T 'I non ACRES Tussock Land, in * O jOUD Lots to suit purchasers. Very Liberal Terras. SAUNDERS EROS. FUR SALE, 2.000 BUSHELS Rye-Grass SEEP. 1.000 do Red Clover do. 1.000 do. Ci.v Grass do. 3° TONS POTATOES, SAUNDERS BROS. FOR SALE, SINGLE SEATED BUGGY. DOUBLE do. do. And a quantity of Livery Stablekeeper’s effects. SAUNDERS BROS. Amusements. RACING (JLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER itym and zoth. FIRST DAY. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race of 40 sovs; distance 2 miles, over 8 flights of about 3ft. 6in. hurdles; nomination I sov,, acceptance 2 sovs, 2. County Hurdle Race Handicap of 25 sovs. ; over 6 flights of about 3ft. 6 in. hurdles; nomination 1 sov., acceptance 2 sovs. ; 1y 2 miles. District horses only. 3. Maiden Pi.ate of 20 sovs. ; distance miles; weight for age ; entrance 2 sovs. ; district horses only, that have never won an advertised race. 4. Ashburton Cup Handicap of 50 sovs., added to a sweepstake of 5 sovs. for accepioisj nomination 2 sovs., acceptance' 2 sovs.; 2 miles. 5. Ladies’ Purse of 25 sovs.; district horses only ; welter weights for age ; gentlemen riders, who must be members of the Ashburton Racing Club; entrance 2 sovs.; IYz miles. 6. Farmers’ Plate of 10 sovs.; for horses the bona Jide property of owners redding in the County of Ashburton ; no weight under 12 stone; i'/i miles; entrance 1 sov. SECOND DAY. 1. County Steeplechase of 30 sovs.; over about 2 miles of fair hunting country*; weight for age; for district- horses only entrance 2 sovs. 2. Racing Club Handicap of 40 sovs.; added to a sweep of 3 sovs. for acceptors; m iles ; open ; nomination 2 sovs. 3. Tradesmen’s Handicap of 20 sovs.; district horses only; miles; nomination 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. 4. Forced Handicap of 15 sovs.; for all winning horses at this meeting; entrance 2 sovs.; 1 % miles. 5. Consolation Handicap of 15 sovs.; for beaten horses ; . nomination I sov.; acceptance 1 sov. RULES AND REGULATIONS : Qualification foe, £2 25. ; members of the Ashburton Racing Club free. No entry will be received for any of the races except on the condition that all disputes shall be decided by the stewards, whose decision in all cases shall be final County horses shall be held to mean horses the bona fide property of owners residing in the County of Ashburton previous to Ist September, 1879. Canterbury Jockey Club rules. strictly adhered to unless otherwise specified. No protest will be entertained unless £2 2s. be deposited, which shall be forfeited should the protest, in the opinion of the stewards, prove frivolous. Ail entries and nominations to be in the hands of the secretary, addressed to the Somerset Hotel, not later than 4 p.m. on October Slst. Weights to appear for first day’s handicaps on Friday. November 14th ; acceptances on Monday, November 17th, in “ Lyttelton Times,” the “Press," and the Ashburton “ Herald,” and for second day’s racing, weights will be declared at 7 p.m. on evening of November 19 ; acceptances at 0 p.m. same night. All entries to be sealed and addressed to to the secretary, Ashburton, enclosing entrance fees, noma and age of horse, and colors of the rider. Any Jockey riding In any other than his declared color# will no fined one sovereign, JAMES WILKIE, 402si lion. See, Public KoWcm CjCHOOL Requisites and Aftfct Mato* rials.- H. Mi JONES, 'Stattonof; Daring Sqitafei mi Cricketing Maters Stump#, K uoo Rada, , #4. * n. a». jymJi’i .

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 4, 4 October 1879

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 4, 4 October 1879