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Sporting, Athletics, &c. QHERTSEY HANDICAP SPORTS, ■ TO BE HELD ON znd JANUARY, t Commencing at 11 o’clock. Horse Events. 1. One Mile Plat Race 60s 20b 2. Steeplechase, over six flights of hurdles ... 60s 20s 3. Tilting at the Ring 20s 10s 4. Trotting Match ... 60s 20s Entrances for Athletic Sports : Women’s Race, free; Nos. 10 and 13, 2s 6d; all other events, Is. For Horses, ss. Tilting at the Ring, 2s 6d. No one allowed to enter a horse unless a subscriber of half-a-guinea on or before 22nd Dec. Non-subscribers of half-a-guinea on 22nd December entering a horse must subscribe one guinea to the funds. All horses breaking in the Trotting Match must at once be turned round. All races to be handicapped. Three competitors to start in all events or no race. The Committee reserve the power to alter or strike out of the programme any of the above events. All protests to be investigated by the Committee at the termination of each event, and their decision to be final. JAMES PATTERSON, Hun. Sea Winslow annual rages 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, G. Grice, 0. 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, 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 ; 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, 6s. 6. Running High Jump : Ist prize, 40s ; 2nd prize, 20s. 7. One Mile Flat Race ; 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, 15s ; 2nd prize, ss. 9. || Vaulting with Pole : entry, 2s ; Ist prize, 20s ; 2nd prize, 10s. 1 10. Single Women’s Race ; entry free; 1 prize, goods to the value of 15s, i gived by Messrs Strange and Foun--1 tain, Christchurch. 11. 220 Yards Flat Race : Ist prize, 40a ; 1 2nd prize, 20s. 1 12. Running Long Jump : Ist prize, 40s; 2nd prize, 20s. 1 13. Men’s (over 40 years) Race : entry, 1 free ; prize, goods to the value of 15s, given by BaUantyne and Co., Christ--1 church. • 14. Consolation Race: entry, Is; Ist I prize, 20s ; 2nd prize, 10s. Also a number of toys and useful I articles will be given for children’s Sports > during the day. RULES FOR ATHLETIC SPORTS. 1. No one allowed to compete unless a 1 resident in the County three months prior to the Races. I 2. Three to start or no race, j | 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 Son. Seo.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 8, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 523, 31 December 1881

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 8 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 523, 31 December 1881

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