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New Advertisements. RACES AND SPORTS. PROGRAMME OF THE ANNUAL SPORTS, To be held at Winslow, ON THURSDAY, JAN. Ist., 1880. Peesipbnt— E. G. Wright, Esq. , M.H.R. Vice-President —J. Carter, Esq. Judge of Horse Races—Mr. H. E. Wright. Judge of Athletics—Mr. A. Grant. Starter of Horse Races—Mr. S. Saunders Starter for Athletics—Mr M. Stitt. Clerk of the Scales—Mr. A. Frisby. Clerk of the Course—Mr. H. Rainey. Committee :—Mr. James Scott (Chairman) Mr. J. Williams (Treasurer,) Mr. S. Saunders, Mr. A. Grant, Mr. H. Rainey, Mr. J. Cavanagh. Mr. A. Frisby. Mr. T. Williams, Mr. J. Walker, Mr. H. E. Wright, Mr. G. James, Mr. C. Martin, Mr. J. Stoddart, Mr. J. A. Hewitt, Mr. J. B. Rogers (Secretary). PROGRAMME. 1. Hurdle Race (Open), mile, over six flights of hurdles, "jft. 6in high. Entrance, I sov. Prize, 10 sovs. 2. Winslow Cup (Open). I Yz mile; weight for age. Entrance, 2 sovs. Ist prize, 20 sovs.; second horse to save his stake. 3. Trotting Race, distance 2 miles, weight list. Entrance, 10s. Prize, 5 sovs. 4. Hack Race, for horses that have never won public or advertised money, distance, miles. Entrance, ios. Prize, 5 sovs. 5. Publicans’ Purse, mile (for all horses owned between the Ashburton and Hinds Rivers). Entr nee, ios.; Ist prize, 6 sovs. (given by Mr. William Harris); 2nd prize, a bridle, value 255. (given by Mr. S. Stephens, Saddler, Tinwald). 6. Consolation Race, distance, 1 mile. Entrance, ios. Prize, 5 sovs. RULES. 1. No one will be allowed to enter a horse for the Winslow Cup unless a subscriber of one guinea to the fund, and half a guinea in all the other horse races. 2. All horses must be owned in the district three months prior to the races. 3. Three horses to start or no race. 4 No protest will be entertained unless one pound be deposited wit a the Secretary, which will be forfeited should the same prove frivolous. 5. No horse will be allowed to train on the course a week before the races, under penalty of being disqualified. ATHLETIC SPORTS. 7. Men’s Race—loo yds, entrance, 2s. fid. Ist prize, £2; 2nd prize, ios. 8. Standing High Jump—Entrance, 2s. fid. Ist prize, £l; 2nd prize, ios. g. Three Legged Race—lso yds., entrance, 2s. fid.; Ist prize, 155.; 2nd prize, Ss. 10. Men’s Hurdle Race— 440 yds., over 6 flights of hurdles, 3ft. high. Entrance, 2S. fid. Ist prize, £2 ; 2nd prize, ios. 11. Sack Race—loo yds. Entrance, 2s. fid. Ist prize, 10s.; 2nd prize, £s. 12. Egg and Spoon Race—lso yds., entrance, 2s. fid. Ist prize, ios. ; 2nd prize, ss. 13. Running High Jump —Entrance, 2s. fid. Ist prize, £1 ; 2nd prize, ss. 14. Married Women’s Race Entrance free. Ist prize, 155.; 2nd prize, ss. 15. Men’s Race—One mile. Entrance, 2s, fid. Ist prize, £2 ; 2nd prize, 15s. 16. Vaulting with Pole—Entrance, 2s. fid. Ist prize, £1 ; 2nd prize, 10s. 17. Single Women's Race —Entrance, free. Prize, a dress piece (given by Mrs. C. Pye) value, 30s. 18. Men's Flat Race—22o yds. Entrance, 2s. hd. Ist prize, 305,; 2nd prize, ios. 19. Running Long Jump — Entrance, 2s. fid, Ist prize, 155.; 2nd prize, ss. 20. Hop, Step, and Jump—Entrance, 2s. fid. Ist prize, ios.; 2nd prize, ss. 21. Race for Men—(Over 40 years)—Entrance free—Prize, a pair of trousers. 21. Consolation Race, ioo yards—Entrance —; Ist prize,— ; 2nd prize— Also, & number of SPORTS for CHILDREN. RULES FOR ATHLETIC SPORTS, 1. All Competitors to be residents in the County three months prior to the Races. 2, Three to start or no race. Sports to commence at XI. 30 a.m. sharp. J. B. ROGERS, 858a—309 Hon. Secretary, .tinwald, Q HEARER AND GALLO WAV MILLWRIGHTS, AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL IMPLEMENT MAKERS, Qbbat South Road, Tinwald, Beg to thank the public generally for their very liberal support during the past twelve montlis, and to announce’that they have now every facility for carrying on their business in all its branches to the entire satisfaction of customers, as a trial jyjJJ prove. COACHBUJLDING. Orders received fer making .or repairing all kinds of conveyances by thoroughly practical workmen, and none but the best materials used. AGRICULTURAL. Implements of all kinds made or repaired. Also, Combines, Engines, Reip ers and Binders, Chaffcutters, Bruisers, &p. BUILDING. Estimates given for all kinds of Building and general carpentering. Cocksfoot Grass Seed Threshing Machines, for hand or foot, made to order, groat saving of labor. SHEARER AND GALLOWAY, Tinwald. 166 —641 a FULL of Reading Hatter is the Hbbald Every Evening,

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 40, 27 December 1879

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 40, 27 December 1879