Mr T. Bullock reports for the week endinS Saturday, August 30th.-—The day's, entry consisted of thirty-nine horses, amongst which were a few medium draughts, and for these biddings were fairly spirited ; but for harness horses and hacks, of whiph there were more than usual, biddings were again languid, except for a few of the better sorts. A four-year-old of a rather superior stamp brought £21, inferior sorts, as usual, were most difficult to quit. Out of the day's entry of thirty-nine, fourteen were sold as follows :—Four and five-year-old medium draughts of a light description, £13 ss, £13 15s, £14 15s; six-year-olds, also light, £11, £13 15s, £14 ss; seven-year-old, £14 ; and tne of a superior description brought £20 ; aged, £7 10s, £8 ss, £9 ss; other, £2 7s 6d ; scrubbers, at low prices. Sundries—Cambridge roller, £12; plain roller, £9 ; grass stripper, £9; spring trap,; £26 10s ; an old one, £5; grass mower, £2; set of harness, £3; dray, £3 15s; double furrow plough, £3 5s ; collar, hames, and winkers, £1 5s to £1 7s per set; saddles and a quantity of harness and sundries brought full values. •• >
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Horse Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2507, 2 September 1890
Horse Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2507, 2 September 1890
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