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Tor Sale. FOR SALE, T 7 non ACRES Tussock Land, in 1 o> uuu Lots to suit purchasers. Very Liberal Terms. 74 SAUNDERS BROS. FOR SALE, J SINGLE SEATED BUGGY. DOUBLE do. do. And a quantity of Livery Stablekeeper’s effects. 70 SAUNDERS BROS. Amusements. RACING QLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER iqth and 20TH. 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 Hurdi.e Race Handicap of 25 sovs.; over 6 flights of about 3ft. 6 in, hurdles; nomination I sov., acceptance 2 sovs. ; r Y miles. District horses only. 3. Maiden Plate of 20 sovs.; distance 1 Y miles; weight for age ; entrance 2 sovs. ; district horses only, that have never won an advertised race. 4. Ashburton Cur Handicap of 50 sovs., added to a sweepstake of 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.; lY miles. 6. Farmers’ Plate of 10 sovs.; for horses the dona fide property of owners residing in the County of Ashburton ; no weight under 12 stone; I Y miles; entrance t 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 Y miles; open ; nomination 2 sovs. 3. Tradesmen’s Handicap of 20 sovs.; district horses only; lY miles; nomination 1 sov.; acceptance 1 sov. 4. Forced Handicap of 15 sovs.; for all . winning horses at this meeting; entrance 2 sovs.; 1 Y miles. 5. Consolation Handicap of 15 sovs.; for beaten horses; nomination I 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 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 unices £2 2s. be deposited, which shall be foifeited should the protest, in the opinion of the stewards, prove frivolous. All entries and nominations to be in th« hands of the secretary, addressed to the Somerset Motel, 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 entries to be sealed and addressed 4< 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. Sec. Poulterer, &c. RABBITS! RABBITS!! P. HARPER, FISHMONGER AND POULTSRBR Near the Ashburton Hotel, East Stnvt, BEGS to inform the inhabitants tf Ashburton that he HAS OPENED in the above line, and trusts, by strict attention to business, and supplying bat articles of first class quality, hopes t* merit a share oi public patronage OYSTER SALOON. Hot Fried Fish and Stewed Eels at all hours.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 12, 23 October 1879

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