Mr T. Bullock reports for the weekending Saturday, July sth:—There was-onjy a small entry; biddings for medium'draughts were fairly spirited, and all'the best sorts of this class brought forward were kold at very satisfactory prices indeed; inferior sorts as usual were difficult to dispose of. Out of the day's entry of 26, 13 Were sold atiithe following prices, viz. :—Medium draughts, five and six years old, of a good stamp, £23 10s, £23 10s; five year old, of'alighter description, £20; aged, a pair, brought £17 ; others, i 4 ss, £6 ; light harhefes horses, £3 10s, £6 ; and one of a good stamp, suitable for a carrier's cart, brought £12 ss ;' hacks, there were no good sorts offered, £4: scrubbers at low prices. Sundries—Breeching and ca»fc saddle, £2 18s 6d; spring cart harness, £3 15s; aiddle and bridle, £3 3s 6d ; horse covers, sundry collars, harness, hames, etc, brought higher prices than usual. Spring carts, £7 2s M, £7 ssj sulky, £9 15s; drays, £7 7s 6d> £16.
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Horse Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2461, 8 July 1890
Horse Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2461, 8 July 1890
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