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|^1 REV RIVER CHRISTMAS SPORTS. ■; ""''■ BOXING DAY, '2Cth, and 27th, and 2Sth.De.ceniber. Stewards. T. A Sneyd Kyiuierslcy, Esq. R.M. William H. Revell, Esq., 11. M. Justin Aylmer, Esq., I.M. D. iiLiulean, Esi|. Geo. Taylor, Esq. A. M'Farlaud, Esq. G. W. Mosis, Esq. P. Cjiniskey, Esq. Jos. Kilgour,' Us.' John Kissling, Esq. ' H. H, Laluufin, Esq. J. Kilgour, Esq. Roady Slajttery, Esq. Committee. Messrs Middleton Messrs J. Wiljkje Sonmcr ' Pajqie Murison jL J tvul V. Cohen D. Cph.en W. Wright Ash' ton ' J. Hughes J. A. Keenan /J. Blackmore Jas. Morton John- Hccshes, Esq., Hon. treasurer. PROGR A M M E . REGATTA.— FIRST DAY. First Race. . \ Watermen's Licexsed Skiffs. For ajil )Vatennen in licensed boats, pulling a i^ivoi. Qualification, one month's; license. Entrance, 10s each. First . prize, LS; second prize, L 2. To start at 10.30 a.m:' - -• , Second Race, Licensed Skiff*.— For bona Jidc Amateurs, "in Watermen's Skifiis, 'xMirs. Two rowers and a coxswain. Entra^c, 10s. ..First prize, LS ; second prize, L 2. Boats to be over 17 fee:t on the keel. Third Race. Sajlixg Match, for all Boats of aXy Rig.— Entrance 10s each. Prize, L 4. ; To start at 11.30 a.m. • ' -• , Fourth R;i£,e. Caego Boats.— For all Flat-bottomed cargo boats, with jpjjr ,oars and pnles, and one stgp£sma# with .oar. No tracking allowed. Entrance, 10s each. First prize, L 5; second prize, L 2. To start at 12 a.m. Fifth Race. Sculling Match, one oar at stern, for ship's boats. Entrance, 5s each. Prize, L 3. To start at 12.30 p.m. Si^th. Race. CiiAMriox Ra 4 ce.— For all comers, in any boat, pulling a pair "pf 'sculls, i ?<ws#^Entraiice, 20s each. First pme, L 1 0 ;: second prize, L 2. To start at 1 o'clock. Seventh Race. Prahm Back, for four oars and a steersman. Same conditions .and course as No. 4 Race. Entrance, 20s each. First prize, LlO ; second prize, L 2. To start at 2 o'clock. Eighth Race. Watermen's Sjukes.— For all comers in ; ;i i: licensed boats, pulling a pair of oars and r; #- having a coxswain. Entrance, 20s each. ; JTirst prize, LS ; second prize, L' 2. To \ start at 3.30 p. ni. Ninth Race. Duck Hunt.— Duck in Dingy. Hunt in j . Gig, with three' bars. Duck to be caught i = ■ jn 20 minnies. Duck to keep in open Entiance, 10s each, l'rize, L 3. ' In each of the forcgojng Boat Races theie must be three entries to entitle competitors to the stakes. Entries will be received by the Secretary, at the Albion Hotel, from 6 to 10 p.m. on the evening previous to the Regatta, or on ward thp' Flagship lialf-an : hoiir previous to the advertised time of starting. The decision of the Stewards to be final. The rules, and course, under which the , races are competed for, will be. posted on ; board for the guidance of competitors. Prizes paid at the Albion Hotel, on the evening of the race, at S p.m. SPORTS- SECOND DAY. 1. 1.00 Yards Race, open to all comers. — Entrance, 5s each. Priz.e ? L 4. Three to start or no race. 2. Tossjn/3 the Gabee. --Entrance, 'ss each. Prize, L 5. Three competitors or no prize. ?. Wrkstling, Cumberland and Westmoreland, open to all comers-. Entrance, 05 eacK First prize, L 10'; second prize, L 4 : 'third prize, ' L?.' ' Fifteen competitors or only two prizes. 4. 440 Yards Flat Race, open to all comers. Entrance, 5s each. First prize, L 5; second prize L 2. Three competi- ■- tors or only one prize! j5. Tnr.owiXi<i the Hammer, ISlbs weight. Entrance, 5s each. First prize, 1A ; second prize, Ll. Three competitors or only one prize. 6. 300 Yards Hurdle Race, 3 feet 6 inches high. Open to all comers. Entrance, fis each. First prize, Lo ; second prize, L 2. Three competitors or only one prize, 7. Running High.' Jump, open to all coiners. Entrance, os. First prize, L 3 ; second prize, Ll. Three competitors or only one prize. Quoits (no restriction as to diameter of ' fluojf), 21 y:p'4 s .- F»*st prise," L 3; . ..- j&pond prize', Ll." Entrance, 5s each. * Eight competitors, or only one prize. THIRD DAY. 8. Putting the Stone, 211bs weight.— Entrance ps. each. First prize L 4 ; second prize, LI". Three 'competitors or only ■pne prize ' awarded. 9. Wuestling, Devonshire and Cornwall. - Open to all comers. Three prizes. Entrance, 5s each. First prize, L 1 0; second prize, L 4; third pri?e, L 2. Fifteen compejiitors, or only two prizes . awarded. 10. Vai-ItX'ING, wjth the Pole. —Entrance, 5s each. First prize, "L 5 \ second prize, L 2. Three competitors, or only one prize awarded. 11. One Milk (Jiiamfiox Flat Race. — Open to all comers. Entiance, 7s Cd pack First prize, 'LlO ; second prize, '; X2. Three competitors, or only one prize awarded. J2. Boys' Rack, }50_. j^ards.— Entrance free. First prize, 206 ; second prize, 10s.; -third prize, ss. • / 13^ Three Legged Race,. 100 yards.— Entnurce', 10s. First prize, L 5; second "*"-, : prize*s>L2. Four entries of eight coui- ■:■':.>. petitorsjor only one prjsce awarded. ••'|i^CpxsoLATioN,^X : kF4 r K2OO yards, Flat " -'^Kace.— Ejiti-angej 2s Gil each. Prize, IX. : /.■■■■■:f-.' -a 1 ;' '■ ■ The Sportg Avill icojnmencc each day at t 10.30: i..m. J' ;. '■■ y. ' "^ s . The ducjsioiiqf . j;))e Judges in all cases to KM SOl prizes to. belaid cacp>ivaimUj# eight K^ . at the A lbioii '#sffis§®f3& ■

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1, Grey River Argus, Volume III, Issue 147, 20 December 1866

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Grey River Argus, Volume III, Issue 147, 20 December 1866

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