Arcade Horse Fair.
There was a good attendance at Mr D. Thomas' horse fsir to-day, farmers and others being present from nearly every district m the county. Tho entry was comprised of 150 mixed classes of horses, including a number of unbroken sorts. Owing, no doubt, to the ploughing season commencing, the demand for you a v draught horses was somewhat stronger than has been the case during the pi»st two months. Although bidding for aged and inferior horses was somewhat slack, the sale, taken as a whole, was very successful. The following are prices:— Unbroken (draughts)-—Two year old colts £29 10s, £22 ss, £18, £13 10a; two year old fillies £12, £45; (harness)—two year old £13 15', do £9. Harness Horses (broken)— Mare m foal £13 15s. ! Draughts—Bay mare, 3 years, .£ls 10, bay gelding £16 109, grey gelding £17 10s, bay gelding £18, bay mare £20 10s, back mare £24-, bay gelding £27, bay geldir.g £30, chestnut gelding £30, bay gelding £30 103, bay mare £35, bay mare £<45 10s, bay gelding £24 do. (aged) £13, do. 7 years, £22 10s, chestnut gelding, 4 years, £35. Harness horse—£lß.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6556, 28 April 1905
Arcade Horse Fair. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6556, 28 April 1905
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