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Ashburton Hounds.

The Ashburton hounds met at Mcthven on July 30th, and brought the season to a clos"e m a brilliant manner. Finding their first hare on Mr D. Cameron's property, Climes, they rattled down the road past Mr Ulyctt's for two miles, across Mr Chambers property, and killed about a mile below Mr Dan. McKendry's homestead ; distance run, about 3h miles; time twenty-three minutes. Going back to Mr Cameron's land again at Cairnbrae a hare was quickly found, which ran across Mr Ulyett's and on to Springfield, crossing two paddocks, and on to the Methven road following that for three-quarters of a mile and again taking on to the Springfield land. Two more large paddocks were crossed at a fast pace before the hounds pulled her down m a paddock near the Methven stables. Time twenty-nine minutes, distance, between five and six miles. Thc::e two runs word considered guiiicient, and a move was made for

Methven, all being very much pleased with the day spore. The ground was very heavy travelling and the paddocks being m most cases large, a great deal of galloping was required, making it a trying day for the horses. There was a field of about thirty out, Mr Saunders driving a party up from Ashburton. *

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Ashburton Hounds., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2479, 31 July 1890

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Ashburton Hounds. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2479, 31 July 1890

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