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Business Notices. PHOTOGRAPHY. —Portraits are no\ being taken by the New Instan taneona Gelatine Emulsion Process a HENRY’S PORTRAIT ROOMS, Saun ders’ Buildings, East street, Ashburton. 9111 J. Sherriff, > d Tl/T ON XJ MENTAL MASON badoes street (near the Cemetery), Christ church. A large stock of Head-Stones, Tombs, and Monuments always on hand. _ Designs forwarded on application. Foi further particu?" « apply -to A. Thiele, Ashburton. 323 a Sporting, Athletics, &c. h SPORTS & RACES, d TO BE HELD ON r MONDAY, JAN. 2, 1882. HORSE EVENTS. 5 Hurdle Race Flat Race Trotting Race. For all untrained horses, the property of residents in the Wakanui Road Board District three months before the day of entry. ATHLETIC SPORTS. Quarter Mile Handicap Hurdle Race Men’s One Mile Handicap Race Quoits : distance, 21 yards | Men’s Half-Mile Handicap Race , Married Men’s 200 yards Handicap Race ( Men’s 100 yards Race Men’s Standing High Jump Vaulting with Pole [ Throwing Hammer Beys’ Race, 100 yards, under 15 years of age Running Long Jump Hop, Step, and Jump Single Girl’s Race, 100 yards Married Women’ Race, 100 yards, handicap Sack Race, 100 yards Old Men’s Race, 200 yards Sack Race, 100 yards Boys’ Race, 100 yards, under 10 years of age The Wakanui Invention Race, 50 yards Backwards, 60 yards, on hands and feet 50 yards Forward. . Entries to be made on the ground. J. BONIFANT, 355 d Hon. Sec. INSLOW ANNUAL RACES AND SPORTS. MONDAY, JAN. 2, 1882. President, E. G. Wright, Esq., M.H.R. ; Vice-President, J. L. Carter, Esq. ; Judge of Horst Races, M. Stitt, Esq.; Judge of Athletics, Jas. Wilkie, Esq.; Starter for Horse Races, J. Carter, Esq. ; Starter for Athletics, W. Cuthbert, Esq. ; Clerk of the Course, A. Sturgeon, Esq. ; Clerk of the Scales, C. P. H. Jephson, Esq. ; Committee—G. James, F. Lewis, F. Williams (Treasurer), R. D. Pullar, Davidson, W, Hanks, W. Hicks, P. Commons, P. Journeaux, G. Grice, C. P. H. Jephson, W. Harris, J. B. Rogers (Secretary). HORSE RACES. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race; If miles, over six flights of hurdles, 3ft. Gin. Nomination, 10s; acceptance, 10s. Prize, 12 sovs. 2. Winslow Cup (Handicap); 1£ miles. Nomination, 1 sov.; acceptance, 1 sov. First horse 20 sovs., second horse to save his stakes. 3. Trotting Race (Handicap) ; 2 miles. Nomination, 5s ; acceptance, ss. Prize, 5 sovs. 4 Maiden Plate; 1 miles; weight for age ; entry, 10s. Prize, 5 sovs. 5. Consolation Race ; 1 mile ; entry, 10s. Prize, 5 sovs. RULES. 1. No one allowed to enter a horse unless a subscriber of half a guinea to the 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 Any horse who breaks in the Trotting Race to be turned round before starting again. 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 penalty of being disqualified. ATHLETIC SPORTS. 1. 100 Yards Race : Ist prize, 40s ; 2nd prize, 20s. 2. Standing High Jump : Ist prize, 40s; 1 2nd prize, 20s. 3. Three-Legged Race, 150 yards: e.itry, 2s ; Ist prize, 15s ; 2nd prize, ss. I 4 Men’s Hurdle Race, 440 yards, over 1 six flights of hurdles, 3ft high : Ist , prize, 40s ; 2nd, 20s. r 5. Sack Race, 150 yards : entry, Is ; Ist 1 prize, 15s ; 2nd prize, ss. * 6. Running High Jump : Ist prize, 40s ; \ 2nd prize, 20s. - 7. One Mile Flat Race . Ist prize, 60s; 3 2nd prize, 30s. 1 8. Egg and Spoon Race, 150 yards, spoon , to be carried in the teeth, hands in 1 pocket: entry, Is ; Ist prize, 15s ; t 2nd prize, ss. 5 9. Vaulting with Pole : entry, 2s; Ist , prize, 20s ; 2nd prize, 10s. . 10. Single Women’s Race : entry fiee; prize, goods to the value of 16s, , gived by Messrs Strange and Fountain, Christchurch, f 11. 220 Yards Flat Race : Ist prize, 40s ; a 2nd prize, 20s. 12. Running Long Jump : Ist prize, 40s; 2nd prize, 20s. f 13. Men’s (over 40 years) Race ; entry, a free ; prize, goods to the value of 15s, a given by Ballantyne and Co., Christchurch. 1- 14. Consolation Race : entry, Is; Ist a prize, 20s ; 2nd prize, 10s. Also a number of toys and useful J articles will be given for children’s Sports during the day. RULES FOR ATHLETIC SPORTS. 1. No one allowed to compete unless a resident in the County three months prior L to the Races. 2. Three to start or no race. t. 3. The entrance money for Nos. 1,2, 4, 6,7, 11, and 12, will be 10 per cent, on amount of first prize. I J. B. ROGERS, la 1 s2od God. Sec.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 5, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 511, 17 December 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 5 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 511, 17 December 1881