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Sporting, Athletics, &c. fjl II B SOUTH RA K A I_A Animal Sports Will take place on MONDAY, THE 27th DECEMBER. Particulars on Handbills. A Dance Will be held in the Evening, in the Town Hall. Admission—2s. 6d. 753 WINSLOW CUP (County horses only). 1A 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. jpBOGRAMME. HORSE RACES. I 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 Polo. 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 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 Han dicappers—Messrs. Anderson and Digby. Judge —Mr. M. Stitt. Starter—Mr. S. Saunders. PROGRAMME OF SPORTS : ist prize 2nd prize Pipe Music—Pibrochs ... ~ Reels & Strathspeys Quoits Open Handicap Hurdle Race, 440yds, 0 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 Flat 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, 161 b Throwing the Hammer 16lbs 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 .., s. 1 10 1 10 0 10 3 0 110 0 10 0 10 0 10 2 0 0 5 1 0 0 IQ 1 0 i 10 i iq i iQ i iQ 1 io 8 0 0 15 10 0 10 2 0 10 1 10 0 10 0 10 1 10 J 7. 1 0 0 10 2 0 Entrance Money, Five per Cent, on 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 no,t come off, except for event's 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 30tli September last, and that their subscriptions are now duo. These are requested to he paid at once to the Secretary or Treasurer. J. MacLEAN DUNN, 665 Hon. Secretary. Ball programme cards in vfery neat styles, with Pencils and Ribbons, printed at the GuAEDiXit Office, East street, near Railway Station,

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 218, 16 December 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 218, 16 December 1880