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Hotels. P 0 R O R T T w I N E I N E FOll T N VARIES. Invalids. rjIHOS. QUILL begs to inform the inhabitants of Ashburton and district that lie can supply them •with PORT WINE OF THE FINEST QUALITY (suitable for Invalids), as shipped direct by Warre Brothers, of London, one of the oldest houses in the Oporto Trade. Note Address — QUILL’S WHOLESALE BOTTLING STORES, Commercial Hotel, (Near Railway Station), Ashburton. 751g-336c Sporting. RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, November, 17 and i8 f 1880. ... FIRST DAY. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race of 50 sovs. Distance, 2 miles, over 8 flights of about 3ft. 6in. high hurdles. Nomination I soy. ; acceptance 2 sovs. - 2. District Handicap Hurdle Race of 20 sovs. Distance, 1% mile, over 6 flights of about 3ft. 6in. high hurdles. Nomination 1 sov.; acceptance i sov. District horses only. ; ; ; ). ■ ' ; ’ 3. Ashiujrton Cup Handicap of .70 sovs., added to £ sweepstake of 5 soys, each for acceptors. Nomination, 2 sovs.; acceptance, 2 sovs. 2 miles. 4. Ladies’ Purse, of 25 sovs.; welter weights for age ; gentleman riders, who must be members of the Ashburton Racing Club. Kntrance 2 sovs. 1 mile. District horses only. 5. Selling Hack Race, of 10 sovs. No weight under Bst. Winner to be sold by auction immediately after the race for j£2o, any surplus to go to the fund. Post entry, 1 sov. ; about I % mile. SECOND DAY. 1. County Steeplechase Handicap of 30 sovs. ; over 2 miles of fair hunting country ; nomination 1 sov. ; acceptance 2 sovs. District horses only. 2. Racing Clue Handicap, of 50 sovs. : nomination 2 sovs. ; acceptance 2 sovs. ; Weights to be declared at 9 on the evening of the first day’s racing : 1% miles; 3. Farmers’ Plate of 30 sovs. : weight for age ; entrance 2 sovs. ; 1 mile. 4. District Farmers’ Plate, of 30 soys.; weight for age ; entrance 2 sovs; 1 mile. For district horses only. 5. Consolation Handicap of 20 sovs. : for all horses beaten at this meeting; nomination 1 sov. ; acceptance 2 sovs.; I mile. 6. Trotting Race (Handicap), of 15 sovs.; (Ist horse, 10 sovs; 2nd horse, $ sovs.) Catch weights ; 3 miles ; nomination 10s. ; acceptance I sov. District horses only. Rules and Regulations. Qualification fee £2 2s. ; members of the Ashburton Racing Club fiee. No entry will be received for any of the races except on the condition that all putes shall be decided by the Stewards, whose decisions in all cases shall be final. A district horse shall mean a horse which has been commonly resident in, and owned by a resident in the County previous to Sept. 1, 1880. and up to the date of the forthcoming meeting; provided always that any district horse shall not be disqualified from having run in Ill's bona fide owner’s name in races outside the County during the above-mentioned term. Canterbury Jockey Club rules strictly adhered to unless otherwise specified. No protest will be entertained unless L2 2s be deposited, which will 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, 1 addressed to Quill’s Commercial Hotel, not later than niue p.m. on Tuesday, November 2nd. Weights will be published on Saturday, November 13th. Acceptances and Sweeps to be paid to the Secretary not later than nine p.m. on the night of Monday, November 15th. All entries to be sealed and addressed to the Secretary* Ashburton, enclosing entrance fees, name and age of horse, and colors of the rider. ; Any jockey ■ riding ’ in other than Ida declared colors will be fined one sovereign. Horses walking over will receive only half the stakes. JAMES WILKIE, 2750 Hon. Sec. Business Notices. ASHBURTON WOOL - SCOURING WORKS. ■JjILEECE WOOL, LOCKS, and Pieces scoured at lowest current rates; 316 CYRUS HOMERSHAM. NOTICE. A SMITH, Machinst, having made • arrangements with Mr. J. R. Steele, for a portion of his Premises, begs to inform the inhabitants of Ashburton and district that he is open for Repairing and Adjusting every description of Sewing Machine and Galvanic Apparatus. First-class Workmanship guaranteed. Medical Coils and Batteries made to order on the most improved principle. 358 O O D NEWS. GREAT REDUCTION. FORE-QUARTERS LAMB, each Is. 6d. HIND-QUARTERS DO. ... 2s. Od. Beef and Mutton at proportionate rates. Every description of Small Goods always on hand. Hams and Bacon, Quality guaranteed. O. Digby, BUTCHER, Tancred street, Ashburton. 435 ITiORMS PRINTED —“To Let” and J ‘ ‘ For Sale ! ’ —can be obtained at the Guardian Office.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 188, 10 November 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 188, 10 November 1880