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NEW YEAR’S SPORTS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 524, 3 January 1882
NEW YEAR’S SPORTS.
WINSLOW. President, E. G. Wright, Esq., M.H.R.; Vice-President, J. L. Carter, Esq.; Judge of Horse Races, M. Stitt, Esq.; Judge of Athletics, James Wilkie, Esq.; Starter for Horse Races, J. Carter, Esq.; Starter for Athletics, W. Cuthbert, Esq.; Clerk of the Course, A. Sturgeon, Esq. ; Clerk the Scales, C. P. H. Jephson, Esq.; Hon. Sec., J. B. Rogers, Esq.
This popular yearly gathering came off yesterday, on the new ground, about a quarter of a mile from the railway station. The Winslow sports are always popular, for while there is a good deal to see at them there is nothing to pay—the festival is free to all. A large number of visitors put in an appearance yesterday, the express train south being crowded with holiday-makers, while the special train leaving Ashburton about an hour later was filled with more excursionists. Th 0 shops in town were till closed, and the town presented a most empty appearance; in fact the sports at Winslow, Wakanui, Methven, and Chertsey, drained the place of nearly its entire population. During the day traps innumerable arrived at Winslow, and by noon the ground presented a very animated appearance. Host Harris of the Railway Hotel had a spacious wooden booth erected just opposite the winning-post, and appeared to be doing a large business, for the weather was hot enough to render the consumption of “ long” liquors not only excusable but necessary. Adjoining the publican’s booth was a big refreshment booth run by Mr W. T. Davison of the Town Hall, whose array of fruit, confectionery, and cooling drinks attracted a host of customers during the day. The Ashburton brass band arrived by the special train, and speedily struck up some lively music, which had such an effect on the feet of sundry couples near that they very quickly lommenced dancing, much to their gratification and that of a large concourse of spectators, who watched the performance with great apparent interest, and even went so far as to throw in a word of encouragement now and again when they thought it was wanted. The weather was very hot but tempered by a light breeze which sprang up at intervals during the day. In spite of “ the Act ” being now in in force, a good many sweeps were got up and successfully carried through. The general arrangements were very satisfactory, but we would suggest (if we may be permitted to do so) that next year the committee should erect something in ' the shape of a grand stand, for what with .the scattered traps and express vans and the crowds of people, it was no easy matter yesterday to follow the horses as they went round the course. We are sure that the committee would recoup themselves for any outlay incurred in erecting the stand, as numbers of people would no doubt be found only too ready to patronise it, at a small charge per head. The utmost order prevailed throughout the day, and everyone seemed deter mined having come out, to go in for all the enjoyment possible. The horse races came off first, the first race, the handicap hurdle, taking place about twelve o’clock. Besides the five races on the cards there were a hurryscurry and a pony race, and the athletic sports did not, consequently commence till three o’clock. The following were the results: — Handicap Hurdle Race ; If mile, over six flights of hurdles, 3ft. 6in. Prize, 12 sovs. Mr Seager’s ch m Cigarette, list 71b (Kelly) 1 Mr Cuthbert’s b m Butterfly, lOst 71b (Scott) 2 Louehand was the favorite, but failed to justify the confidence of his backers. He got the best of the start, Butterfly keeping him close company, the rest in a cluster close up. Lonehand was the first to negotiate the first hurdle, Butterfly second, but at the second hurdle Lonehand baulked; Lady Gladys followed his example ; Cigarette went over in good style, with Butterfly keeping her company, the pair maintaining their respective positions to the finish ; Lonehand and Lady Gladys nowhere. Winslow Cup (Handicap) ; mile. First horse, 20 sovs. ; second horse to save his stakes. Mr James’ b g Steamer, Bst 71b • (Harris) . 1 Mr Lewis’ b g Sandy, Bst V J. Lewis) 2 Mr Smith’s b m Minnie, 9st 71b (Owner) 3
This was the principal event of the day. The whole of the horses again faced the starter, Minnie being a hot favorite, she having pulled off the Cup for years in succession. Steamer also had his admirers. A good start was effected. Steamer getting the best of it, Minnie being second and Sandy third, Moro and Lass lying a couple of lengths to the rear. Mr Smith appeared to fancy that the race was a moral for Minnie, but despite his efforts to get on terms with Steamer, the latter was too good for the marO, and held the premier position right round the course for the whole distance. During the second round Sandy, who had been creeping up, dropped into the second place, Minnie falling back. On entering the straight for home, Steamer was about three lengths ahead, Sandy trying all he knew to overtake him. Harris now began to whip Steamer, and Lewis followed suit with Sandy, but, despite the efforts of the latter, Steamer shot in a winner by a length, amidst considerable excitement.
Trotting Race (Handicap); 2 miles. Prize, L 5. Mr J. Martin’s Titokowaru (scr.) ... 1 Mr Jephson’s blk gDarkie (200yd5.)... 2 Mr Lewis’ b g Inker man (150yds.) ... 3 The scratch horse went steadily to work, and, thanks to Darkie breaking on the post, shot in an easy winner, Inkerman a good third. Maiden Plate ; 1 mile ; weight for age. Prize, 5 sovs. Mr H. Muir’s b h Pirate, 4yrs, 9st (J. Smith) 1 Mr Journeaux’s b f Remnant, 3yrs, Bst 41b 2 Mr Hooper’s Butcher Boy, aged, 9st 21b 3 Nancy Lee, Granny, Oddfellow, Brush, and Britannia also ran. This was one of the beat races of the day, and was watched with keen interest. Pirate very soon showed his companions a clean pair of heels, leading the way at a rattling pace right round the course, all the others being in a cluster. Coming up the straight for home Remnant’s jock was whipping hard, but could not oust Pirate, who won a close race by about half a length. Consolation Race, 1 mile ; 5 sovs. Mr Lewis’ b g Sandy (Lewis) 1 Mr Lawson’s b ra Brittania 2
Remnant also ran. Sandy led from the start, and won as he liked. Remnant bolted off the course early in the race, and was out of it. Sandy walked up the straight. A hurry scurry was won by Mr Lewis’ pony Jenny, with Oddfellow second. Jenny led the whole distonoe, and won easily. A private race between ponies owned by Mr J. Carter and Mr Lewis resulted in a victory for the letter. This brought the horse raoeing to a close, and the athletic events were at once proceeded with. The first on the programme was the 100 Yards Race : Ist prize, 40s ; ,2nd prize, 20s. D. Hyland ... 1 H. Hockin 2 R. Lechner ••• IM . ••• ' J
Standing High Jump : Ist prize, 40s . \ 2nd prize, 20a. ;•! Cassey (4ft 4|in) f .' J Fos er (4ft 4fin) ... ... + ■ j First and second money divided. .I Three-Legged Race, 150 yards: Ist j prize, 15s ; 2nd prize, ss. .1 Davidson and Hocken ... 1 I Leitch and Stewart ... ... 2 I Men’s Hurdle Race, 440 yards, over six flights of hurdles, 3ft high; Ist prize, 40s ; 2nd, 20s. Groves... ... ’... ... i ‘h | Lechner ■ ... 2 '. l . Sack Race, 150 yards : Ist prize, 15s ; -- ■ I 2nd prize, ss. lal Davidson ... 1 j Betts ... ... ... 2Running High Jump : Ist prize, 40s ; -J 2nd prize, 20s. * Mayo (sft 2£in) ... ..; 1 !i Jephson (sft Ijin) ... ..; 2 tj One Mile Feat Race. Ist prize, 60s} ' 2nd prize, 30s. Groves,,. ... ... ... 1 | Davidson ... ... ... 2 I Egg and Spoon Race, 150 yards, spoon to be carried in the teeth, hands in pockets ; Ist prize, 16s ; 2nd prize, 6a. W. Elz 1 R. Lechner ... ... ... 2 Vaulting with Pole : Ist prize* 20s ; j 2nd prize, 10s. I Hunt (9ft 4in) 1 \ Stewart (9ft) ... 2 | Single Women’s Race : prize, goods to the value of 15s, given by Messrs . . Strange and Fountain, Christchurch. Maggie McTeague 1 220 Yards Flat Race: Ist prize, 40a; 2nd prize, 20s. j Hyland ... ... ... 1 I Hocken 2 j Running Long Jump : Ist prize, 40s; 2nd prize, 20s. _ I Barrett (17ft 4in) ... ... 1 Betts (16£t 4in) ... ... 2 Men’s (over 40 tears) Race: prize, goods to the value of 15s, given by Ballantyne and Co., Christchurch. Healey ... ... ... -1 Married Women’s Race : prize, dress piece, given by Messrs Biggs and Reid, Tinwald. | Mrs Harris 1 1 i
The Race Ball- I This ball came off at the conclusion of , j the sports in the spacious grain store ; near the Winslow Railway Station belong-..' S ing to Mr John Grigg, and kindly lent by '• him for the occasion. The hall waa | decorated in an exceedingly tasteful way | with fresh green leaves and bunches of I toi-toi grass hanging in festoons from the’ a ceiling. The walls were prettily decorated | with flags. The floor had been properly J prepared for the occasion. At the fair end 1 Mr W. T. Davison had a refreshment counter, and opposite to this a ladies’ cloak 1 room was improvised. The music was 1 supplied by the Ashburton brass band, j and dancing was kept up until the bright -- sunshine superseded- the candle-light, j and warned the dancers that it was,, time to break up. In fact it was nearly five o’clock before the affair was over, and the band getting into town about an-hour later struck up two or three airs in front of Shearman’s Hotel before dispersing.
METHVEN. About 800 people witnessed these sports, i which came off yesterday in paddocks ■ placed at the disposal of the by Messrs Anderson and Patton. The weather was beautifully fine, the unwel- j come nor’-wester being conspicuous by his j absence, and in his stead was a gentle ; breeze just sufficient to pleasantly leaitßßf* the warmth of the sun’s rays, The various members of the Committee did their best to make the gathering a success, and ■ may be congratulated on aucceediag_jnoat thoroughly.. Some shortcomings, of course there were, but they were due to a want of organisation on the part of the various officials, and not to any lack of zeal. The “ force ’’ was represented by Constables Rouse and Daly, but ‘their positions were the merest the . utmost good humor and good order i characterising the day’s proceedings. J Mr T. H. Jackson officiated as starter' the horse races, and Mr Compton ; acted .in a j like capacity for the pedestrians. -Mr j Coward was clerk of the. course, ’ Mr Morgan clerk of the scales, and Mr 'Robin- ' son judge. Before passing on to the results of the various eve its we must not. omit to thank Mr Compton and the courteous = secretary, Mr Hemingway, for the assist- X ance which they kindly rendered to cor i representative. During the day a num'.:»& of prizes were given away for juvenile) competition, and the youngsters appeared* to enjoy themselves thoroughly. Aa pended aro the results of the various* events : •, I|H TILTXNO AX THE RINO. Ju 9 Hussey ... ... ..i Coward ... ... '4HH There were ten entries for this evenipV and Mr Hussey succeeded in capturiua, J the largest number of rings—four—ahead of the next successful com]>etitefe. 4 I Hurdle Race, 2 miles ; not less tfaatH I list ; over eight flights of hurdles,!3ft! I
6in high. Mr Oompton’s Te Whiti (Hitchens) .;»? vm Mr Tickle’s Smuggler (Owner) ... : )j Nine came to the post for this eve n Mr Moss’ Loo being the only absentee?! Te Whiti won all the way, and there traSH not the slightest need for the which his rider thought it necessary to stow. H The Methven Cup, miles; not less 3 than lOat. ; j Mr W. P. Olaridge’s Winnie (Owner) ■ V.j Mr Angoni’a White Stockings (Ford) d J Mr Fergusson’s Wild Rose (Ashman) J A field of seven faced the starter, a ■‘‘l were dispatched to a pretty even sta..,! but Winnie had the foot of her opponen.-l
and won, hard held. . ,'ta Trotting Race (Handicap), Smiles ; n 'A less than list. -■ Mr MacFarlane’s Tib (350yds) ... _' ■ Mr Wright’s Spencer (350yds) Podgie (200yds) Eight started, and it resulted in & ’JH race between the first three, Podgie g in very good style, but he was never JflH to quite overhaul the leaders, and h content himself with the third Open Handicap, 1-J miles. 'JH| Mr W. P. Glaridge’s Winnie, 10si: 71b 3|jH /A __
(Owner; n Mr Tickle’s Smuggler, 9st 71b (Own c) ' Mr MacPhersou’s Needle, lOst ? (Hitchens) - ?• For this event four saddled up, i • IVTangham’s Kaisber and Mr Bright y chestnut being absentees. Winnie re . peated her previous performance, and although Mr Tickle did all he knew with ! the illicit trader, he could not make th -2 winner eitend herself, and she won T.itl. greatest ease, a good race ensuing fee, third place between Needle and Loo. former getting the best of a ratJinii finish. -k This concluded the horse events on the i programme, and the majority of the spectators adjourned to the paddock where 1 the athletic sports were to take place; but a private match was arranged between i Mr McHenry's Lady Emma and Mx Heer’s John, the namesake of the Autumn Handicap winner (piloted by Asherma' winning comfortable by about for lengths. 100 Yards Race (men). —There werej fifteen entries for this event, which was run in heats, Gilmour and Roberta filling the situations in the first heat, anu Anderson and Morsehead in the second. In the final heat Anderson was the to breast the tape, followed by M< head. In connection with this occurred the only unpleasantness of meeting, Roberts protesting against start. Anderson certainly had the of a not very good start, but the go was given, and we believe the mittee did not entertain the protest 1 Hop, Step, and Jump.—Three 5
peted for this event, Lambert getting farthest (38ft. 9in.) and securing first prize, Anderson (38ft. Sin.) being second. | 200 Yards Eace (men).—Eight toe'l the aiark for this race, and were despatched on their journey to a very good start, A nderson again having slightly the best of it, and increased his advantage, winning uasily, Emerson being his immediate attendant. Putting the Stone.-Seven competed, ilnd the event was won. by W. Hood (33ft. 3lin.)i Kinningmouth (32ft. 9in.) being tecond.
Highland Fling.—Four competed for this event,, and Lambert was awarded itrst prize, Kinningmouth being second. Quarter Mile Flat Race—Lambert, 1 ; Cameron, 2. Three entries. Vaulting with the Pole.—Three competed, Dent (9ft.) being first and Morsebead (Bft.) second. Running High Leap.—Mangham (sft.), 1; Roberts (4ft.), 2. Tossing the Caber.—Kinningmouth, 1; Hood, 2. Six competed. One Mile Flat Race.—Four entries, i.. C. Claridge, 1; R. S. Wright, 2. Throwing the Hammer.—Six entries. Moore (124 ft. 2|ft.), 1; the second prize was divided between Cunningham and Kinningmouth. Irish Jig.—Five entries. Bronihin, 1. Quarter Mile Hurdle Race.—Four entries. Morshead, 1; Lambert, 2. Standing High Jump.—Four entries. Anderson, I; Mangham, 2. District Handicap.—Five entries. |King, 1 ; Bright, j2. Three-legged Race.—Six couples entered. Morshead and Anderson, 1; Morgan anti Horsey, 2. Sack Race. —Eight entries. Wood, 1; Ede, 2. This brought a most successful gathering to a close. In the evening an entertainment was held, which was well attended, the various items on the programme being well rendered by local amateurs.
The fourth annual sports meeting came off very successfully in this rising township on a reserve close to the railway station yesterday. The ground was free from dust, the running track cleared from tussocks, and seats provided for the ladies and the little ones. The committee and their indefatigable secretary are to be congratulated on their arrangements. There was a Very good attendance, and everyone seemed to enjoy their outing. The subscription list was liberally subscribed to, Mr J. McDonald, of Seafield, having given a handsome sum towards the children’s prizes. C.juoit Match —Ist, 15s ; 2nd; os. J. Dovnie, W. Meikle, divided first and second money. Four competitors were entered for this match, and as usual in this game it took a long time to decide. Boys’ Race, under fifteen, 150 yards—- — Cain (12 yards), Ist; J. Todd (10 yards), 2nd; A. Irvine (scratch), 3rd. Four started in this race, which was well contested.
Men’s Race, 100 yards—W. Sylvester (5 yards), Ist; S. Sandford (5 yards), 2nd. Seven competed in this event, which was a good race throughout. Running High Jump for Boys under fifteen—J. Hood, (4ft 2in), Ist; H. Irvine (4ft lin), 2nd ; J. Todd (3ft llin), 3rd. In this event the boys all jumped very well.
Wheel - barrow Race, blindfold, T. Capil, Ist; W. Childs, 2nd. Five started, and the event caused a great deal of amusement. The course was about 100 yards, tofinitih, and the water-race had to. be negotiated. One of the competitors fell over his barrow, floundered into the water, and eventually reached the opposite bank amidst the good-humored chaff of the spectators. Throwing the Stone, 161 bs—J. Wallace, Ist; J. Heeny, 2nd. Three-legged Race, 100 yards —W. Wilkinson-Sylvester, Ist; J. WallaceHood, 2nd. Eight couples started, the course being to the water-race, which they had to jump to finish. Running High Jump for Men —J. Beeny (4ft 30in), Ist; G. J. C. Parker (4ft 9in), 2nd. Considering the hardness of the ground, the jumping was very creditable.
Sfngle Women’s Race, 100 yards Catherine Collins (10 yards), Ist ; May Fouler (5 yards), 2nd. Five started from scratch, but did not overtake the others, who ran very pluckily to the finish. Men’s Walking Match, 1 mile —S. Alexander; Ist; J. Stephens, 2nd; J. Donnie, 3rd. faulting with Pole—-J. Hood (7ft sin), lst;§H. Capil (7ft 4in), 2nd. Three contested.
Planning Long Jump—W. O’Donohue (14il:), Ist; W. Wilkinson (13ft lOin), 2nd. Six Centered for this event. Men’s Mile Race —R. Poole, Ist; W. Sylvester, 2nd. This race was looked forward to as the great event of the day. Four competed, and it resulted in an easy win: for Poole.
Men’s Hurdle Race, 400 yards—John Hood (10 yards), Ist; Thomas Doig (30 yards), 2nd. Six started. The jumps were well taken, over four flights of hurdles. One Mile Plat Race—S. Sandford’s Primrose, Ist; R. Mulligan’s Tussock, 2nd. Primrose came in an easy winner by 20 yards. Steeplechase over six flights of hurdles —J. Wallace’s Bob, Ist ; Stringfellow’s Daisy, 2nd. Four started for this event, Wallace’s horse taking the jumps in grand style. Sack Race —T. Fowler, Ist; D. Campbell, 2nd. Tilting at the Ring—S. Alexander, Ist; H. Shilds, 2nd. This closed the day’s sprots, it being almost dark. After being refreshed with ' r tea; and something to eat a great many ■weiit to the schoolroom to wind up the ■ day’s amusement with a dance, which was - - kept up unti; after midnight. WAKANUI.
a-t -Committee —Messrs H. MoSat. A. fawflFientham,. Jr.’ Bonifant, E. Thomas, J. reo'" Sturgeon, M‘Rae, J. Kilgour, A. Innc-p, J. Jameson, J. Wilson. Hon. Secretary, 7' a J.JJonifant; judges, Messrs James Brown, Letham, and J. Walsh. . These annual sports and races came off zj < yesterday In a paddock at Wakanui, which kindly placed at the disposal of the by Mr James Brown. There >'•was large attendance of the residents in the district, and a great interest Mjjg'aeemed to.be taken in the various events, |PF ‘which were well contested,' and brought jpg far‘more competitors together than t any HB: brie could have believed it possible in such district.. Mr Topping .Hotel, Ashburton,; had refreshment booth, and Mr Marsh a iSw-CpnfeWiohers’jibooth, and both seemed to pmoun t of business. The m&f, weather ..WAS scorching. hot during; the maa of the afternoon, but occabreeze made the heat the outing, ME^^^Mml~Maii^dfOoihpetitora.- ; a.. very' EjlndeadF' on ‘the whjole. haird to make ; the possibly > copid, efforts to please variousraces - vets' well aßfflmjjjjjW generally its Band dust | Pj | e.j;little. HHIHBBSS ■ HI HHIHHHHi^fISPI
was given chase to by a number of. people, who did not seem to care to witness his eccentric movements, and the result was that McGuire and his horse cleared the
fence and made for home as fast as they possibly could. The following are t the P Hurdle Race, 1J miles—Mr Crowds Don, 1; Mr Thompson’s Jockey,* 2. There were only three entries for the event, and it resulted in an easy victory for Don, who took the lead at the start and kept it until the winning post was reached. Flat Race, 1 J miles—Mr Thompson’s Comet, 1; Mr Thompson’s Joker, 2. Four horses entered, and after |a capital start, Joker cut out the running; and kept the lead for a short distance, but had to fall back and take second place some time before reaching the judge’s post. Trotting Match, 2 miles —Mr Jones’ Farewell, 1; Mr M'Leary’s Darker, 2 ; Mr Cockle’s Judy, 3. There were seven horses entered for thismatch. The whole
lot got away Well together, but the distances between each were soon apparent, owing to the many “breaks.” For second place it was nearly a tie j between Mr Cockle’s Judy and Mr M'Leary’s Darker. Hurdle Race, for a private prize of Ls—Mr E. Ede’s Sloper, 1; Mr M'Leary’s Darker, 2. This was a capital race from start to finish, and resulted in Sloper winning the race by about a head. Plat Race—Mr John Brown’s Mokomoko, 1; Mr Samuel Biown’s Irishman, 2. . This was a private match between the above, and resulted in an easy , win for Mokomoko. i Quoits—Jameson, 1 ; Welsh 2. Quarter-mile Race—W. Bayliss, 1; W. Fyfield, 2. There were four entries for this race. Although the pace was not very great owing to the heat, some little excitement was caused by the way in which Bayliss and Fyfield ran. Running High Jump—A. Lines (4ft lOin), 1 ; Sturgeon (4ft Sin) and Jameson (4ft Sin) equal. Married Men’s Race, 200 yards—Jones, 1 ; E. Ede, 2. One Mile Race (Handicap) —T. Stephens (scratch), 1; W. Cairn’s- (70 yards), 2. Pour competed and a capital race resulted.
Standing High Jump Sturgeon (4ft 2in) and Jameson (4ft 2in) Four competed in this event, and the jumping was very good. Vaulting with Pole—W. Dalton (Bft lOin), 1 ; J. Jameson (Bft 7in). 2. Quarter-mile Handicap—Baylias (syrds) 1 ; Crowe (30yrds), 2. Three others entered, but two of them gave up after the first lap. Bayliss and Crowe fan very well all through. Boy’s Race, under 15—T. Cass, 1; J. Madden, 2. Single Woman’s Race, 100 yards—A. Brown, 1 ; S. Bennett, 2. Boys’ Race, under 10 years ; 100 yards— Dougherty, 1 ; A. Bennett, 2. Wakanui Invention Race —S. Bennett and Fyfield equal. There were six entries for this race, which certainly was a novelty. The competitors had to run 50 yart’n backwards, 50 yards on hands and feet, and 50 yards forwards. The result was a tie between Bennett and Fyfield. Mar: led Woman’s Race, 100 yards— Mrs Cass, 1; Mrs Cockle, 2. This, as may be expected, was a very amusing race, and the winner looked as if she could run double the distance without much effort.
Sack Race, 100 yards—Johns, 1 ; C. Counter, 2. Old Men’s Race, 200 yards—P,Madden 1; Keily, 2. Running Long Jump—J. Jameson (15ft 9in), 1 ; Fyfield (15ft 4Jin), 2. Throwing the Hammer—W. Fitzgerald, 1; T. Cairns, 2. Men’s 100 yards Race—W. Fyfield 1; Stevens, 2. Six entered and a capital race was run. CALEDONIAN SPORTS. The Caledonian sports held on the Lancaster Park ground, yesterday were attended by over 5,C00 persons. The Caledonian sports at Timaru yesterday were largely attended, about 5,000 persons were present. J. J. Bradley won the two mile walk in 14rains 34secsfrom scratch. [by telegraph.] Dunedin, To-day. The Caledonian Gathering was attended by fully 12,000, the largest attendance yet. Lindsay, the Victorian pedestrian, carried off the principal foot race as he pleased. Burke won the steeplechase. LYTTELTON REGATTA. The Lyttelton Regatta yesterday was not so largely attended as usual. The weather was very favorable for sailing races, but owing to the rough water, both the four oar rowing events for Club boats had to be postponed. Double Sculling Race, Canterbury Club, Christchurch, 1 ; Kaiapoi, 2 : Lyttelton, 3. Champion Sailing Race—Torea, 78 tons, Grundy, 1; Mary Ellen, 29 tons, Matthews. 2 ; Cutty Sark, 52 tons. Joss, 3. The Ocean Bird and E. U. Cameron, also competed. Yacht Race —Xarifa, 15£ tons, Butt, 1; Dove, 24 tons, Hutchinson, 2 ; Waterlily, 6 tons, Green, 3. Pair Oar Race—Lyttelton Club, 1 ; Kaiapoi, 2 (Christchurch). 3. Both the ship’s boats pulling races were won by the Lady Jocelyn crew.
NEW YEAR’S SPORTS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 524, 3 January 1882
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