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For Sale. FOR SALE, T 1 nnn ACRES Tussock Land, in O Lota to suit purchasers. Very Liberal Terms. 74 SAUNDERS BROS. FOR SALE, J SINGLE SEATED BUGGY. 2 DOUBLE do. do. And a quantity of Livery Stablekeeper’s effects. 76 SAUNDERS BROS. Amusements. RACING QLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER igrn and 20TH. FIRST DAY. >. Handicap Hurdi.e Race of 40 sovs; distance 2 miles, over 8 flights of about 3ft. Gin. hurdles; nomination I sov., acceptance 2 sovs. 2. County Hurdi.e Race Handicap of 25 sovs. ; over 6 flights of about 3ft. 6 inhurdles; nomination I sov., acceptance 2 sovs. ; Iyi miles. District horses only. 3. Maiden Plate of go 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 sf S 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.; miles. 6. Farmers’ Plate of 10 sovs.; for horses the bona Jide property of owners residing in the County of Ashburton ; no weight under 12 stone; iyi 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 ; 1 miles ; open ; nomination 2 sovs. 3. Tradesmen’s Handicap of 20 sovs.; district horses only; I % miles; nomination I sov.; acceptance I sov. 4. Forced Handicap of 15 sovs.; for all winning horses at this meeting ; entrance 2 sovs.; 1X miles. 5. Consolation Handicap of 15 sovs.; for beaten horses; nomination 1 sov.; acceptance I 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 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. 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. 4.11 entries to he sealed and addressed tc to the secretary, Ashburton, enclosing entrance fees, name and age of horse, and colors of the rider. Any jockey riding in any other than his declared colors will be fined one sovereign. JAMES WILKIE, 402 a Hon. See. Poulterer, &c. RABBITS! RABBITS!! P . HARPER, FISHMONGER AND POULTERER Near the Ashburton Hotel, East Street. BEGS to inform the inhabitants ti Ashburton that he HAS OPENED in the above line, and trusts, by strict attention to business, and supplying but articles of first class quality, hopes tr merit a share oi public patronage OYSTER SALOON. Hot Fried Fish and Stewed Eelk frotii to 11 every night.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 10, 18 October 1879

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 10, 18 October 1879