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The annual sports in this district were carried through with the usual success on Saturday. There were a fair amount of visitm■ s. and each race was well contested, and we I'e’ieve the Commit! e have still on 1 a n d, aTer all pi 'zes and expenses are paid, a good balance. The following are te r,'sub's of i he ecem's : Quoit Maich—Adams and Downie, rivided. 'lco’s, 100 yards Race —J. Blunt, 1; W. Will’a >!>«'»■>, ■>. Boy;’ B u;e, 130 yards—H. Childs, 1; FT. A■' abam, 2. Boys’ Bi -i l-ig High Jump—Donald Campbell, 1 ; Thomas Wood, 2. Tlvowi.ig the Stone—J. Wallace,!; W. Wi!i ason. 2. Men’s Race, -MO yards—W. Wilkinson, 1 ; T. Fagan. 2. Men’s Buoning Tfigh ,Tump—J. Johns. 1 ; Ward and Wilkiijson (divided), 2. Three-legged Race. ISO yards—Wallace and Wilkinson, 1; Ward and Wilkinson, 2, Single Women’s Race— M J. Hood, 2.

Walking Match, 1 mile—S. Alexander, 1 ; T. Fagan, 2. Vaulting with Pole —James Wilkinson, 1 ; J. Johns, 2 Men’s Running Long Jump—J. Wilkinson, 1; J. Johns, 2. Committee Race--T. Ward, 1; F, Wilkinson, 2. Egg and Spoon Race —F. Wilkinson, 1 ; J. Wilkinson, 2.

Men’s Hurdle Race—W. Louden, 1 ; T. Fagan 2; Trotting Race, l)r mile—J. Scarlet’s Polly, 1 ; J. Wallace, 2. Steeplechase, 1| mile—J. John’s Gadfly, 1; J. Wallace’s Bob, 2.

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CHERTSEY RACES AND SPORTS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 232, 3 January 1881

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CHERTSEY RACES AND SPORTS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 232, 3 January 1881

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