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Sporting, Athletics, &c----■TTTINSLOW ANNUAL RACES AND W SPORTS. JANUARY Ist, 1881. President —E. G. Wright, Esq. Vice- , President— J. Carter, Esq. Judge of Horse Maces —M. Stitt, Esq. Judge of Athletics —J. Scott, Esq. Starter for Horse Maces —S. Saunders, Esq. Starter for Athletics Forster, Esq. Cleric of the Course —J. H Fowler, Esq. Clerk of the Scales Committee — J. Walker (Chairman), Jas. Scott, G. James, Forster, T, Williams (Treasurer), S. Saunders, H. Rainey, J. Cavanagh, T. Gourley, H. Bell, W. Sycamore, J. W. Sycamore, J. B. Rogers (Hon. Secretary). HORSE RACES. 1. Hurdle Race—l£ miles, over 6 flights of hurdles, 3ft. 6in. high ; weight, list. Entrance, 1 sov. ; prize, 10 sovs. 2. AVinslow Cup—ll miles; weight for age. Entrance, 2 soys. ; Ist horse, 20 sovs. ; 2nd horse saves his stake. 3. Trotting Race—2 miles ; weight, lOst. Entrance, 10s ; prize, ssovs. 4. Hack Race—l mile, catch weights. Entrance 10s. ; Ist prize. 5. Consolation Race—l mile ; entrance 10s. ; prize, ssovs. Roles—1. No one allowed to enter a horse unless a subscriber of half a guinea to the funds. Should the prize be £2O or over, to subscribe one guinea. 2. All horses to. be owned in the County three months prior to the Races. 3. 'Three to start or no Race. 4. No horse to run in the Trotting or Hack Race that has won public money. 5. No Protest will be entertained unless £1 be deposited with the Secretarjq which will be forfeited should the same, in the opinion of the Committee, prove frivolous. G. No one allowed to train a horse on the Course one week before the Races, under a penalty of being disqualified. ATHLETIC SPORTS. First Second Prize. Prize. 1. -300 Yards Race, ent. 2/6 2 6 15 0 2. Standing High Jump, ent. 2/ 10 10 0 3. Three-legged Race, 150 Yards, ent. 1/ ... ... 015 5 0 4. Hurdle Race, for men, 440 Yards, overG flights hurdles, 3 feet high, (the spoon to be carried in the teeth, hands in pockets), 150 Yards, ent. 1/ ... ... ... 015 5 0 9. Vaulting with Pole, ent. , 2/ 1 0 10 0 10. Single Women’s Race, ent. free. Prize a pair of boots, given by Mr. C. Hawkins, Tinwald 11. Men’s 220 Yards Race, ent. 2/- 1 10 10 0 12. Running Long Jump, ent. 1/- ... ... ... 1 0 7 6 13. Men’s Race (over 40), ent. free. Prize a pair of trousers, given by J. Ballantyne and Co., Christchurch. 14. Consolation Race, ent. 1/- 1 0 10 0 Also, a number of Toys and useful articles wil be given for Children’s Sports during the day. Rules for Athletic Sports—- !;• All competitors to be resident in the'’ County three months prior to the races. 2. Three to start or no race. The Committee will hold a final meeting on December 28th, at 8 p.m. sharp. J. B. ROGERS, 778 Hon. Sec. ) \ . — •- W#’ 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. PROGRAMME OF SPORTS ; Entrance Money, Five per Cent, on amount of first prize. Entries can be made with tiro 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 be paid at once to the Secretary or Treasurer. J. MacLEAN DUNN, 665 Hon. Secretary.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 221, 20 December 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 221, 20 December 1880