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Burnett street. KB.—Christmas PRESENTS will b« GIVEN to all purchasers of 10s and upwards till the 10th January, AN EARLY CALL WILL OBLIGE. Don’t Mistake the Address, BULLOCK’S ARCADE • n 4 TO FARMERS. MESSRS REID & GRAY, Ashburton, having secured the services of a thoroughly experienced Mechanic, are now prepared to Repair Reapers and Binders of all makers, also, Combines, Engines, and all sorts of Machinery. Being the only Finn in Ashburton who have got Machinery adapted for this purpose, with Steam Power, all necessary repairs can be done on the Premises, and at the lowest possible price. We have in Stock Binder Wire and Twine of a first-class quality ; also, best Machine Oils. REID & GRAY, 019 Cameron street. BREWERY. A. Moore & Sons, BREWERS, MALSTERERS, AND BOTTLERS, Cameron street, Ashburton. 024 Sporting, Athletics, &c. INSLOW ANNUAL Races. MONDAY, Ist JAN., 1883. President —E, G. Wright, Esq., M.H.8.; , Vice President, J. Carter, Esq.; Judge of Horses— M. Stitt, Esq.; Starter for Horse Races, W. Simpson, Esq.; Clerk of Course, H. Fowler, Esq ; Clerk of' Scales, H. Chichester, Esq.; Committee- ■ —Messrs S. James, T. Worner, G. Lawson, T. Gourley, E. Sanson, E. Alber, NV. Harris, D. Jackson ; Secretary—T. Williams. 1. Handicap Hurdle Race, of 12 sovs ; distance, 1J miles ; nomination, 10s ; acceptance, 10s. 2. Winslow Cup (Handicap), of 20 8078 ; second hor.-e to save his stakes ; nomination, £1; acceptance, £l. 3. Trotting Race (Handicap), of 5 sova; 2 miles ; nomination, 5s ; acceptance, ss. 4. Maiden Plate, of 5 sovs; one mile]. weight-for-age ; entrance, 10s. 5. Consolation Rack, of 5 sovs; one mile ; nomination, ss; acceptance, RULE?., No one will be allowed to enter a horse unless a subscriber of half-a-guinea to the fund, or when the prize is £2O or over, one guinea. All horses to have been owned in the County three mfhths prior to the Races. Three horses to start or no race. 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. No one allowed to train a horse on the course one week before the races, under penalty of being disqualified. T. WILLIAMS, n2l Secretary. w AKANUI SPORTS. JANUARY Ist, 1883. PROGRAMME. Horse Events : 1. — Hurdle Race, eight flights of hurdles; weight, list. £lO. < Open. 1£ miles. 2 —Flat Race. Weight, 10st. £B. Open. J £ miles. 3 —Trotting Race. Weight, list. £7 10s. Open. 2 miles. Post entries, and open to all comers. Athletic Events : 12. —Hop, Step, and Jump ... ... . 13. —Sing e Girls’ Race 100 yds 0 10'0 5 0 14. —Married Women’s * Race, 100 yds ... 015 0 7 6 15. —Sack Race, 100 yds 0 10 0 5 0 16. —Old Men’s Race, 200 yds 1 0 0 10 0 17. —Boys’ Race (under 10 years) 0 7 6 6 0 18. —Wakanui Invention (50 ydi forwards, 50 yds on hands and feet,'so yards backwards) ... ... 0 15 0 7 6 19. —Running High Jump 0 15 0 7 6 NOTE—Decision of Judges final in all things, J, THOMAS, Hon. See.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 7, Ashburton Guardian, Volume IV, Issue 830, 30 December 1882

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