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HORSE MARKET.

_„.!,,,.„ A || ■ Mr T. Bullock report* for the week ending Saturday, Apr 1 6th, Forty-one horses were yard.d for the day's sale. Amongst them were more than an ordinary number of medium draughts for which biddings were fairly spirited throughout tbo sale and nearly all the entries of this [ class changed hands all very satisfactory ' prices. In conjunction with Mr D. Thomas a special entry, on account of Mr J hn iSmali, realised tho following prices, viz , 3 and 4 year old mares and geldings of a good stamp, -226, £32 10s ; 6 year old, £29 10s ; aged, of a good stamp, £22; 7-year-o:da do, £18, £19 ; a number of 3-year-oldß, unbroken, £11, £13 10a, £13 10s, £15, £15 10s, £18 10s, £19 10i. On account of others : 3-year-old, broken to plough, £18; 5 -year olds, £14 10s, £16; Gyear-oJds £14 10a, £15 10*. Hacks, £8 up to £10 53; inferior, £2 to £5, according to description with little demand. Light harness horses dull of sale and only inferior ohanging hands from £3 to £4 10. Oat of the day's entry of 41, 26 were sold.

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HORSE MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2103, 8 April 1889

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HORSE MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2103, 8 April 1889

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