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(By Telegraph.—Own Correspondent.) WHANGAREI, Monday. The military sports of the Waipu Scottish Horse were held at that "place on Friday last, the weather somewhat mitigating against the success of the meeting, rain falling incessantly. , Owing to the Bid state of the ground, several of the events had to be abandoned. There was a very fair attendance. In spite of the' adverse, elements. Following are the results ot the events: — " , " ' Best Seated and Equipped Trooper.—rrivate R. M. McKay (S.H.) 1, Private R. Finlayson (S.H.) 2. There were seven competitors ln this everlt. ' ft '-. Best Fours, over three flights of hurdles. —Sergt. McLeod's four (S.H.) 1, Sergt. McCarrol's four (0.M.R.) 2. • Tent-pegging Competition.—Sergt. McKenzie <S.H.) .1, Private- Jenkins (0.-M.X.) 2. There were thirteen other competitors. Rescue Match.—Private R. Finlavson (S.H.) 1, Private R. M. McKay (S.H*) 2. Eight competitors.

i Troopers' Flat Eraus' Jack (0.M.R.) 1, Farrler-Sergt.-Major Pallant's lCiika (8.1-I.) 2. Troopers" Hurdle Race.—Sergt. Evans' Jack 1, T'rlvate It. -Flnlayson's I'honty 2. , Open Hurdle Race.,—Mr. 1.. CosslU'a ' Bronco 1, Mr. A: McDonald's Billy King 2. Scottish Horse Race.—Farrier-Sergt. Pal lanfs Miss Opal 1, Private R. Flnlayson's Phbnty 2. Allcomers' Hack Race.—Mr. Graham-8-Artful Dodger 1, Mr. A. McDonald's Calle Iris 2. .-..-.; Donkey Race.—Won easily -by J. McFarlane.

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WAIPU MILITARY SPORTS., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 64, 16 March 1909

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WAIPU MILITARY SPORTS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 64, 16 March 1909

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