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For Sale, FOR SALE, T ° non ACRES Tussock Land, in * Lots to suit purchasers. Very Liberal Terms. 74 SAUNDERS BROS. FOR SALE, 2.000 LBS. Rye-Grass SEED. 1.000 do. Red Clover do. 30 TONS POTATOES. 75 SAUNDERS BROS. FOR SALE, SINGLE SEATED BUGGY. DOUBLE do. do. And a quantity of Livery Stablekeeper’s effects. 76 SAUNDERS BROS. it mam 11 «■—■■■ hum —a—a— Amusements. RACING QLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH and 20 m. FIRST DAY. r. 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 I sov., acceptance 2 sovs. ;1 f miles. District horses only. 3. Maiden Plate 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 af 5 sovs. for acceptors ; nomination 2 sovs., acceptance 2 sovs.; 2 miles. 5. Lvdies’ 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.; if miles. 6. Farmers’ Plate of 10 sovs.; for horses the bona fide property of owners residing in the County of Ashburton ; no weight under 12 stone; if, miles; entrance I 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; imiles ; open ; nomination 2 sovs. 3. Tradesmen's Handicap of ao sovs.; district horses only; 1 % miles; nomination 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. 4. Forced Handicap of 15 sovs.; for all winning horses at this meetiag; entrance 2 sovs.; 1% miles. 5. Consolation Handicap of 15 sovs.; for beaten horses; nomination 1 sov,; acceptance 1 sov. RULES AND REGULATIONS : Qualification fee, £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 dis* putes shall be decided by the whose decision in till cases shall bo final. County horses shall be held to inuai; horses the bona fide property of owner!* 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. bo deposited, which shall be forfeited should the protest, in. the opinion of the stewards, prove frivolous. All entries and nominations to be in the hands of the secretary, addressed to the Somerset Hotel, not later than 4 p.m. on October 31st. 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 9 p. m. same night. All en tries to be sealed and addressed tc to the secretary, Ashburton, enclosing entrance fees, name and age of horse, and colo’.s of the rider, .Xny jockey riding in any other than bis declared colors will be fined one sovereign. JAMES WILKIE, 4FU Hon. Sec. Public Notices SCHOOL Requisites and Artist Mate rials. H. M. JONES, Stationer, Baring Square. 473 a CiRICKEiTING Materials—Bats, Balia, ) Stumps, Knee Pads, &e., at H. M. JONES', Stationei, Baring Square,

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 7, 11 October 1879

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 7, 11 October 1879