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For Sale. FOR SALE, T 1 rtnri ACRES Tussock Land, in *O > L»OL> Lots to suit purchasers. Very Liberal Terms. 74 SAUNDERS BROS. FOR SALE, DOUBLE SEATED BUGGY. And a quantity of Livery Stable* keeper’s effects. 76 SAUNDERS BROS. Amusements. RACING QLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER ityrn and 2qth, 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 I sov., acceptance 2 sovs. ; 1)4 miles. District horses only. 3. Maiden Plate of 20 sovs.; distance IJ4 miles; weight for age ; entrance 2 sovs. ; district horses only, that have never won ■km advertised race. 4. Ashburton Cup Handicap of 50 sovs., added to a sweepstake af 5 sovs. for acceptors; nomination2sovs., 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.; 1)4 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; 1% 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 t > a sweep of 3 sovs. for acceptors ; 1)4 miles; open ; nomination 2 sovs. 3. Tradesmen’s Handicap of 20 sovs.; district horses only; 1)4 miles; nomination 1 sov.; acceptance I sov. 4. Forced Handicap of 15 sovs.; for all < winning horses at this meeting; entrance 2 sovs.; 1)4 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 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 foifeited 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. 411 entries to be sealed and addressed t< 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 POULTERER Near the Ashburton Hotel, East Street, BEGS to inform the inhabitants «■! Ashburton that he HAS OPENED in the above line, and trusts, by stnrt attention to business, and supplying b«t articles of first class quality, hopes *4 merit a share ol public patronage OYSTER SALOON. Hot Fried Fish and Tea and Coffee at all hours.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 14, 28 October 1879

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 14, 28 October 1879