Consultations. C ONSDLTATION No. I ON DUNEDIN CUP, 1881. STAR PROBLEM. 2,000 MEMBERS AT £l. First ... ... ... £BOO Second ... 400 Third 200 Starters ... ... ... 250 Non-Starters 350 Total ... ... ...£2,000 39 Nominations. Address-STAR PROBLEM, Care of C. J. HARRIS, Star and Garter Hotel, Or, Box 10, P. 0., Oatnani. No. 2 Consultation will be opened immediately after No. 1 closes. £SO PRIZE. 1. A Special Prize of £SO will _be awarded to any correspondent who First places the first three horses in their relative position? in the Cup. 2. Letters received each day will be kept distinct, and opened after the race, in order of priority, as received, until winner is found. 3. If the horses be correctly placed by more than one person on the same day, such persons to divide prize. Each letter must have a 2d. stamp enclosed, or not eligible for competition. Letters received from November 22nd, 1880, to February 23rd, 1881, inclusive. 4 A Committee of five to superintend their decision to be final. Address-D. C. PRIZE, Care of C. J. HARRIS, Star and Garter Hotel, 602 Or, Box 10, P. 0., Oamaru. Sporting, Athletics, &c. WAKANUI SPORTS ! WAKANUI SPORTS ! WAKANUI SPORTS. TO BE HELD ON NEW YEAR’S DAY, January Ist, 1881. List of Officers. Starter —Mr. W. Cockle. Judges—Messrs. J. Brown and E. Thomas. Hon. Treasurer—Mr. E. Thomas. Hon. Secretary —Mr. E. Thomas. Handicapper —Mr. J. Sturgeon. Clerks of Course —Mr. C. Hill, junr., and Mr. P. Lownie. Programme. 1. Quarter-mile Handicap Hurdle Race. 2. Men’s One Mile Handicap Race. 3. Quoits (distance 21 yards). 4, Men’s Half-mile Handicap Race. 5. Men’s 100 yards Race. 0. Married Men’s 200 yards Race. 7. Men’s Standing High Jump. 8. Men’s Running High Jump. 9. Vaulting with Pole. 10. Throwing Hammer. 11. Tossing Caber. 12. Running Long J ump. 13. Hop, Step, and Jump. 14 Single Girl’s Race, 100 yards (open to all comers), 15. Married Women’s 100 yards Race. 16. Three-legged Race, 100 yards. 17. Sack Race, 100 yards, 18. Old Men’s Race, 100 yards. 19. THE WAKANUI INVENTION. E. THOMAS, 775 Hon. Sec, and Treasurer. Winslow annual races and SPORTS. . JANUARY Ist, 1881. President— E. G. Wright, Esq. VicePresident —J. Carter, Esq. Judge of Horse Paces —M. Stitt, Esq. Judge of Athletics—3. Scott, Esq. Starter for Horse Paces —S. Saunders, Esq. Starter for Athletics Forster, Esq. Clerk^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). HORSERACES. 1. Hurdle Race—lJ miles, over 6 flights of hurdles, 3ft. 6in. high ; weight, list. Entrance, 1 sov. ; prize, 10 sovs. 2. Winslow Cup—lJ miles; weight.for age. Entrance, 2 sovs. ; 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; 2nd prize, a Bridle, given by Mr. Stephens, Saddler, Tinwald. 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 mouths 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 Secretary, which will be forfeited should the same, in the opinion of the Committee, prove frivolous. 6. 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. 100 Yards Race, ent. 2/6 2 6 15 0 2. Standing High Jump, ent. 2/ ... ... ... 1010 0 3. Three-legged Race, 150 Yards, ent. 1/ ... ... 0 15 5 0 4 Hurdle Race, for men, 440 Yards, over 6 flights hurdles, 3 feet high, ent. 2/6... ... ... 2015 0 5. Sack Race, 150 Yards, ent. 1/ ... 0 15 5 0 6. Running High Jump, ent. 2/ ... ... ... 1 0 10 0 7. One-Mile Flat Race, , ent. 2/6... ... ... 2 0 15 0 8. Egg and Spoon Race, (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/- ... 110 10 0 12. Running Long J ump, 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 j articles wil be given for Children’s Sports during the day. ! Rules for Athletic Sports—1. All competitors to be resident in the 1 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. mHE GUARDIAN is on every Tea -A- Table in Ashburton. TIORMS PRINTED “To Let ” and ; “ For Sale ” —can be obtained at ihf - trARDUN Office,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 8 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 227, 28 December 1880

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