For Sale. FOR SAFE, I 7 000 Tussock Land, in * OjOOvJ Lois to suit purchasers. Very Liberal Terms. 74 SAUNDERS BROS. FOR SALE, DOUBLE SEATED BUGGY. And a quantity of Livery Stablekeeper’s effects. 70 SAUNDERS BROS. Poulterer, &c. RABBITS! RABBITS ! J P . HARPER, FISHMONGER AND POULTERER Near the Ashburton Hotel, East Street, BEGS to inform the inhabitants -I Ashburton that he HAS OPENED in the above line, and trusts, by st-i* i attention to business, and supplying tint articles of first class quality, hopes t merit a share of public patronage OYSTER SALOON. Hot Fried Fish and Tea and Coffee at all hours. Amusements. JJACING QLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER iqth 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 abcut 3ft. 6 in. hurdles; nomination I sov., acceptance 2 sovs. ; 1)4 miles. District horses only. 3. Maidsn Plate of 20 sovs. ; distance i)4 miles ; weight for age ; entrance 2 sovs. ; district horses only, that have never won an advertised race, 4. AsniiURTON Cup Handicap of 50 sovs., added to a sweepstake of 5 sovs. for acceptors; nomination 2 sovs., acceptance 2 sovs ; 2 miles. 5. Lmjies’ 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)4 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 ; 1)4 miles ; open ; nomination 2 sovs. 3. Tradesmen’s Handicap of 20 sovs.; district horses only; i}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 I sov.; acceptance I sov. RULES AND REGULATIONS : Qualification fee, £2 2a.; members of the Ashburton Racing Club free. No entry will be received for any of the faces 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 unlu.'a £2 2s. be deposited, which shall be foi - feited should the protest, in the opinion of the stewards, prove frivolous. All entries and nominations to he 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. \ll entries to be sealed and addressed tc to the secretary, Ashburton, enclosing entrance fees, name and age of home, and colors of the rider. Any jockey riding in any other than hit declared colors will be fined one sovereign. JAMES WILKIE, 402 a Hon. See.
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