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Sports. CHERTSEY Sports and liaces. YEAR’S DAY, 1881. Sports to commence at 10.30 a. m. EVENTS. 1. —Quoit Match. 2. —Elat Race, 150 Yards (Boys under Fifteen). 3. —Men’s Race, 100 Yards. 4. Running High Jump (Boys under Fifteen). 6.—Wheelbarrow Race, Blindfold. 6. —Men’s Race, 440 Yards. 7, —Throwing the Stone. v 8. —Men’s Running High Jump. |9. —Three-legged Race. 10. —Single Women’s Race. 11. Walking Match, 12. —Vaulting with Pole. 13. —Men’s Running Long Jump. 14. —Committee Race. 15. —Egg and Spoon Race. IC.—Men’s Hurdle Race. 17.—Sack Race. HORSE RACES. Steeplechase ... ... 14 Miles. Trotting Match ... ... 2 Miles. All Races handicapped. A. R. MARKHAM, 716 Hon. Sec. ASHBURTON CALEDONIAN SOCIETY’S ANNUAL GATHERING. THE SECOND Annual Sports Meeting of the Ashburton CALEDONIAN SOCIETY will be held in the Agricultural and Pastoral Asssociatiou’s Show Ground, Ashburton, on MONDAY AND TUESDAY, December 27th and 28th, When the prizes enumerated below will be competed for. Judges for the Sports : For Pipe Music —Messrs. Donald M'Lean, A M'Coll, M'Kinnon, and J. Mac Lean Dunn. For Quoit Throwing —Messrs. G. M. Robinson and George Kidd. For Caber, Stone, and Hammer Throwing— Messrs. Stitt, Hay Smith, and W, Anderson. For Highland Dancing and Best Dressed Highlander Messrs. Donald M'Lean, M'Kinnon, Dr. Stuart and A. M'Coll. For Irish Dancing —Messrs. John Boyle, John Black. H. Cullen, and D. Fitzgerald. For Vaulting and Jumping—Messrs. Reid, Quill, and Millar. Racing Handicappers—Messrs. Anderson and Digby. Judge —Mr. M. Stilt. Starter —Mr. S. Saunders. PROGRAMME OF SPORTS : , Pipe Music—Pibrochs ... „ Reels & Strathspeys . Quoits ... , Open Handicap Hurdle : Race, 440yds, 6 hurdles . Handicap Hurdle Race, for Boys, 440yds, for boys not over 1G . Running High Jump ... , Running High Jump, for boys under 16 . Tossing the Caber . Standing High Jump ... , 100 Yards Race, open 0. Highland Reel 1. Highland Fling 2. Sword Dance 3. Irish Jig I. Irish Reel 5. Grand Handicap Flat ’ Races, 200yds, 300yds, and 400yds 5. Vaulting with Pole ... J. Boys’ Vaulting for boys under 16 years B. Half - mile Handicap Flat Race 9. Walking Match, 2 miles 0. Putting the Stone, 161 b 1. Throwing the Hammer 161bs. 2. Open Handicap Mile Race, flat 3. Three-legged Race ... 4. Hop, Step, and Leap, tunning 5. Best Dressed Highlander 6. Handicap Consolation Race, 200yds ... 7. Egg and Spoon Race... 8. Tilting in the Ring ... amount of first prize. ■ Entries can he made with the Secretary up to Eleven o’clock on the day of the sports, for such events as have not come off, except for events Nos. 3, 15, 18, and 22, entries for which must be in by noon on the Bth December. For these handicap events the handicaps will be declared on the 15th December, and acceptances piuat be in the Secretary’s hands by noon of the 22nd December. Members are reminded that their tickets expired oji the 30th September last, and that their subscriptions are now dile. These are requested to be paid at once to the Secretary or Treasurer, J. MacLEAN DUNN, 665 Hon. Secretary. Winslow Sports and Kaces. Ist JANUARY, 1881, p ROGRAMME. HORSE RACES. 1. Hurdle Race 2. Winslow Cup 3. Trotting Race 4. Hack Race 5. Consolation Race ATHLETICS. 1. 100 Yards Race 2. Standing High Jump 3. Three-legged Race 4. 440 Yards Hurdle Race ‘ 5. Running High Jump 6. One Mile Race 7. Vaulting with Pole. 8. 220 Yards Race 9. Single Women’s Race 10. Running Long Jump 11; Men’s (oyer 40 years) Race 12. Consolation Race To Commence at 11.30 a.m. The Committee will meet at the Winslow Hotel, at 8 p.m., on the following days :—December 11th, 18th and 28th. J. B. ROGERS,, 639 Hon. Sec.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 212, 9 December 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 212, 9 December 1880