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Sporting, Athletics, &c. TT7TNSLOW CUP (County horses only). VV miles; Weight for age. Ist horse 20 sovs., 2nd horse to save his stake. Entrance 2 sovs. All those interested in the above are reminded that entries (2 sovs.) will close on December 20. All communications to be addressed to the Secretary, Winslow, stating age of horse and the colors of rider. No one will be qualified to enter a horse for the above unless a subscriber of one guinea to the funds. J. B. ROGERS, 735 Hon. Sec. Winslow Sports and Races. Ist JANUARY, 1881. T~> ROGRAMME. HOUSE RA.CES. 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 (over 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. ASHBURTON CALEDONIAN SOCIETY’S ANNUAL GATHERING. THE SECOND Annual Sports Meeting of the Ashburton CALEDONIAN SOCIETY will be held in the Agricultural and Pastoral Asssociation’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 D unn. 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. Stitt. Starter —Mr. S. Saunders.

PROGRAMME OF SPORTS : ist prize 2nd prize 18. 22, Pipe Music—Pibrochs ... ~ Reels & Strathspeys Quoits Open Handicap Hurdle Race, 440yds, 6 hurdles Handicap Hurdle Race, for Boys, 440yds, for boys not over 16 Running High Jump ... Running High Jump, for boys under 16 ... Tossing the Caber Standing High Jump ... 100 Yards Race, open , Highland Reel , Highland Fling ... Sword Dance ... Irish Jig ~, Irish Reel Grand Handicap Plat Races, 200yds, 300yds, and 400yds Vaulting with Pole ... Boys’ Vaulting for boys under 16 years... ... Half - mile Handicap Flat Race Walking Match, 2 miles Putting the Stone, 16Ib Throwing the Hammer 161bs Open Handicap Mile Race, flat Three-legged Race ... Hop, Step, and Leap, running Best Dressed Highlander Handicap Consolation Race, 200yds ... Egg and Spoon Race... Tilting in the Ring ... 0 10 2 0 3 0 3 0 6 0 2 0 £ 1 10 1 10 0 10 3 0 110 0 10 0 10 0 5 1 0 0 10 1 0 1 10 1 10 1 10 1 10 1 10 3 0 0 15 10 010 1 10 2 0 10 1 10 0 10 0 10 1 10 1 0 0 10 2 0 Entrance Money, Five per Cent, on amount of first prize. Entries can be 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 must be in the Secretary’s hands by noon of the 22nd December. Members are reminded that their tickets expired on the 30th September last, and that their subscriptions are now due. These are requested to bo paid at once to the Secretary or Treasurer. j. MacLEAN DUNN, 665 Hon. Secretary. Money. MONEY TO LEND. TRUST MONEYS—£2,OOO, £4OO, and £250. These sums are now ready for investment on real security, at current rates of interest. F. P. O REILLY, 899c-22C0 Solicitor, Tancred street. WANTED KNOWN—That Visiting Cards, plain or mourning, can be obtained printed in various styles, at tl.« “Guardian” office, opposite the Railway Station.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 216, 14 December 1880

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 7 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 216, 14 December 1880