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The Gordon Bennett Motor Race 1903 - Leinster Leader June 1903

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Leinster Leader, Saturday 27 June 1903 – Page 1
(Advertisements)

Motor Race Announcements.
THE BEST VIEW ON COURSE FROM
NATURAL STAND.

Opposite the Kilrush Grand Stand.
Splendid View of start and finish. Can be reached Any Part Of Day Of Race through Kildare Control Station and from Curragh Camp, Suncroft, &c. &c.
TICKETS … 3s. Each.
To be had from N. P. WALSHE, Kilrush Lodge, Kilcullen.
Entrance after Roads are closed at back of Mr. Doyle’s Mill from Kildare Road, where there is SPLENDID ACCOMMODATION for all kinds of Vehicles in enclosed Yard and Paddock. One minute’s walk from Stand.
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Best Positions to see the
Gordon Bennett Cup Race
How to get there by Road or Rail with Map.
Sent Post Free to any Address, on application to
J. A. O’GRADY,
Cycle and Motor Agent,
ENFIELD, Co. MEATH.

Accommodation for Motors.
Extensive Storage in Spacious Yard, quite close to
TOWN HALL, NAAS.
TERMS VERY REASONABLE.
Cars will be carefully looked after.
Apply, “Petrol,” c/o LEINSTER LEADER, NAAS.
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ABBEYLEIX.
The Shopkeepers of this Town Will Be Closed
ON THURSDAY, 2ND JULY (MOTOR RACE DAY).
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MOTOR RACE.
RUSSELLSTOWN GRAND STAND, 1½ miles from Athy; best position on course; cars can be seen for three miles and will pass Stand seven times during race. Tickets 6s; early application advisable. Apply to Messrs BODLEY and DUTHIE, Athy.
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MOTOR RACE.
STAND erected at Ballintogher affords best view on entire course, commanding the first mile of the “Straight” over which the Cars travel at top speed. Easy access to Monasterevan. Seats, 5s each; Reserved, 7s 6d to 10s. Special terms to parties.- SECRETARY, Ballintogher, C.C.
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MOTOR RACE.
SPACE TO LET in Plots with or without Seats on cutting at Youngstown, midway between Athy and Ballyshannon. Splendid view of cars passing seven times in race; also Camping Ground to Let; Stand for Cars with good view, 2s 6d each. Cars can reach Stand any time during day via Old Grange School. Temperance drinks, tea, and sandwiches supplied.- JAMES KELLY, Youngstown, Athy.
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MOTOR RACE.
TO BE LET, fully furnished, Derrylea House, Monasterevan, within three English miles from the Railway Station and Town of Monasterevan, through which the Motor Race passes. House fully furnished, contains diningroom, drawingroom, smokingroom, 5 bedrooms, dressingroom, servantsroom, W.C. &c. Two servants in the house, large yard accommodation, stabling, coach house, &c. Apply to:
MESSRS JAMES NORTH & CO.,
110, Grafton Street, Dublin; or
H. FRANKS, Esq., Estates Office.
Castletown, Mountrath.
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THE MOTOR RACE.
AUGHNAHILLA, STRADBALLY.

MAGNIFICENT Position for Spectators, near famous rock of Dunamace and immediately overlooking the Course. Unbroken stretch of seven miles plainly visible to naked eye, with glasses cars can be kept in view for thirteen miles of fastest stretches. Select, compact, and well fenced site. Absolute safety. Tea and coffee at moderate charges on ground. Access off Course up to 6 a.m. After 6 a.m. from Raheeneska Chapel, 3 miles from Maryborough Station. Inspection invited. Tickets, from 2s. 6d. to 7s. 6d. from Nicholas Lalor, Aughnahilla, Stradbally, Queen’s County, or from Gaze and Jessop, Auctioneers, Motor and Cycle Agents, Maryborough.
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MOTOR RACE.
IT is admitted by all that the best view of the Motor Race can be had on Thomastown Stand, which is ¾ of a mile after the start. There are also first-class refreshment rooms at back of stand.
Tickets, 5s each.
Apply to M. Dowling, Thomastown, or
T. J. DILLON, KILCULLEN.
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MOTOR RACE.
Space to Let in Plots without seats at Fontstown, midway between Athy and Ballyshannon; splendid view of cars passing seven times in race; also Camping Ground to Let. Stand for cars, 2s 6d. each.– Apply A. GOODWIN, Fontstown, Athy.
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THE MOTOR RACE.
TO BE LET, Field at Moat of Ardscull as Stand for Cars; uninterrupted view for three miles. Cars pass Stand seven times during Race; immediately overlooking course on elevation over the road. Cars can enter any time during day by Ardscull Cross. Apply MICHAEL BRIEN, The Moat, Athy.
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