Mrs R. O. Duncan sold a yearling filly by Abbey Bells—Sal Taskcr to .an Ash burton sportsman yesterday for 250 guineas. The Ash burton pacer, Prince Poolb, has a wonderful record for consistency. He has now won once and been second six times, and he has not started in any other race that can bo called Lo mind. Says a Ghristchurch paper:—"A. J. Usshcr is now living in the Rakaia district, and has a team of several horses in work. He has laid down a private training track, and is receiving plenty of patronage. _ . i 11. McDonnell is well-known on South island tracks (says the "Star), but he usually reserves his efforts for harness events., Jn the Final Handicap at Aldington on Saturday ho. made one of his rare appearances in saddle and 1 gave an excellent exhibition of riding on | Silver Princess, who was also performi ing under unusual conditions, her pre- , vious racing having, been done in harness. The change to saddle, however, , proved no drawback, as she registered a very smart performance.
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RACING NOTES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8796, 17 February 1914
RACING NOTES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8796, 17 February 1914
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