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Sporting, Athletics, &c. Winslow annual races and sports. MONDAY, JAN. 2, 1882. President, E. G. Wright, Esq., M.H.R. ; Vice-President, J. L. Carter, Esq. ; Judge of Horse 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, P. Williams (Treasurer), R. D. Pullar, Davidson, W. Hanks, W, Hicks, P. Commons, P. Journeaux, 6. 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. 6in. Nomination, 10s; acceptance, 10s. Prize, 12 sovs. 2. Winslow Cup (Handicap); miles. Nomination, 1 sov.; acceptance, 1 sov. First horse 20 sovs., second horse to save his stakes. 3. Trotting Race (Handicap) ; 2 miles. Nomination 5a ; acceptance, ss. Prize, 5 sovs. 4 Maiden Plate; 1 miles; weight for age ; entry, 10a. Prize, 5 sovs. 6. Consolation Race ; 1 mile ; entry, 10s. Prize, 5 sovs. BOXES. 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; 2nd prize, 20s. 3. Three-Legged Race, 150 yards: entry, 2s ; Ist prize, 15s ; 2nd prize, ss. 4 Men’s Hurdle Race, 440 yards, over six flights of hurdles, 3ft high : Ist prize, 40s ; 2nd, 20s. 5. Sack Race, 150 yards : entry, Is; Ist prize, 15s ; 2nd prize, ss. 6. Running High Jump : Ist prize, 40s ; 2nd prize, 20s. 7. One Mile Flat Rack . Ist prize, 60s ; 2nd prize, 30s. 8. Egg and Spoon Race, 150 yards, spoon : to be carried in the teeth, hands in pocket: entry, Is; Ist prize, 16s ; !

2nd prize, 6s. 9. Vaulting with Pole : entry, 2s ; Ist prize, 20s ; 2nd prize, 10s. 10. Single Women’s Race ; entry fxee ; prize, goods to the value of 15s, gived by Messrs Strange and Fountain, Christchurch. 11. 220 Yards Flat Race : Ist prize, 40s ; 2nd prize, 20s. 12. Running Long Jump : Ist prize, 40a; 2nd prize, 20s. 13. Men’s (over 40 years) Race : entry, free ; prize, goods to the value of 15s, given by Ballantyne and Co., Christchurch. 14. Consolation Race: entry, Is; Ist prize, 20s ; 2nd prize, 10s. Also a number of toys and useful 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 to the Races. 2. Three to start or no race, 3. The entrance money for Nos. 1,2, 4, 6,7, 11, and 12, will be 10 per cent, on amount of first prize. J. B, ROGERS, 320 d Hon. Sec, jyj-ETHYEN SPORTS & RACES, TO BE HELD ON MONDAY, JAN. 2, 1882. HORSE EVENTS. 1. Tilting at the Ring. To commence at 10.30 a.m. First prize, £2 ; second prize, £l. 2. Hurdle Race, 2 miles ; not less than list ; over eight flights of hurdles, 3ft. 6in. high. First prize, £lO ; second prize, —. To commence at 12 noon. 3. Methven Cup, l£ miles ; not less than 10st. First prize, £lO 10s ; second prize, 4. Trotting Race (handicap); 3 miles; not less than list. Nomination, 5s ; acceptance, 6s. First prize, £lolos ; second prize, —.

RULES. 1. Subscribers to the funds of 10s can enter for other 10s. 2. Nos. 1 and 4 open to the county; Nos. 2 and 3 confined to the district. 3. No horse permitted to compete for Nos. 2 and 3 that has won over £5 6s of public money. 4. All horses must be owned in the district three months prior to the races. 5. Any horse breaking in the trotting match must pull up immediately and turn. 6. Nominations close on 24th Decernher, acceptances 31st December, and handicaps will be published on 27th December. 7. No protest will be entertained unless 10 per cent, of first prize be deposited with the Secretary, which will be forfeited if, in the opinion of the Committee, it proves frivolous. 8. Entries for Nos. 2 and 3 to be made with the Secretary on or before Slat December ; any entries after that date, 10s extra. 9. District : Old Rakaia Road Board district, along Thompson’s Track to Spread Eagle, and north of Boyer’s Station. ATHLETIC EVENTS. Open to the County. Ist prize 2nd No. £ s. £s. 1. 100 Yards Men’s Race... 2 o—l 0 2. Hop, Step, and Jump ... 1 o—o 10 3. 200 Yards Men’s Race ... 2 o—l 0 4. Putting Stone (161bs) ... 1 o—o 10 9 Dancing Highland Eling 2 o—l 0

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 516, 23 December 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 516, 23 December 1881

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