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NGARUWAHIA REGATTA.

There was a good attendance of people to witness | the Regatta go.t up to celebrate E»ster Monday. The day was splendid. Unfortunately the. Company did not run a steamer from Hamilton as on former occasions, consequently the ' attendance from that township was very limited. The first event Was : 1. — Pair Oaked JHandicap Racb. o|>en lo ar>,v boat*. Couive fion. mouth of Wnipa round bo»it moored off Jbirewood CtetV «nd back to ntuiting point. Entrance 10s. Fii>t Prize, £8 ; Second Prize, £2. Three boats to start or no race. •'- — There were three entries for this race : 1. ' Oddfellow '— Parfce* fctroke), Gall (bow), Booth (Cox.) By an {iccidentrjta* the start, stroke's out-rigger of the ' Independent ' came to- grief, which put him out of the race. The Oddfellow then won the race by about ten lengths. The second event was : 2,— Four Oarkd Handicap RiCE~For boats aot )ru than 4tt beam. Course came as No 1. Entrance, 10*. First, Prize £8; Second Pr.ie £2. Three boat* to »tart or ito race, — Three boats started: 'Result* — Bradley (bow), Blair (2), Newsome (3), Waterworth (stroke), Nelson (cox.) 'Black Beetle'— Baily (bow), Gall (2), Wade ( 3) r Nicol (stroke), Booth (cox.) * Alice Maude ' — Kytroft (bow),. Morton (2), Johnson (3), Williams (stroke). The 'Result* won this race rather easily. The third event t •'3.— Pair Oabed Handicap Race— For crew* composed of Engineer Volunteer Mill ia onh. Course same ft? No 1. Entrance 1Q». Priae £&. T«o boats to start or no race, — There were two entries : L Pioneer * — Morton (bow), Andrews (stroke), McGuire (cox). 'Oddfellow '— Bycroft (bow), Atkins (stroke), Waterworth (cox.) The Pioneer took tbig race after a well contested match. 4.— Scullkks' Race Handicap — Open to any boats. Course same as No 1. Entrance sa. First Prize, £5 ; Second £2. Three boats to rtart or no race. — Three started : ' Independent ' — Wade. ' Alba- . tross ' — Skinner. ' Pioneer ' — Blair. Wade took the first prize, and Skinner the second. 5.— Fouii Oabbd Handicap Baob — For crews complied of Engince- Voluntr* r Militia onlj. Course nine a» No 1. Eutrauce 10s, Priao £5. Tiro boats to start or no ra«e. — Two started. 'Black Beetle* — Cronin (bow), McCormick (2), Morton (3), Anderson (stroke), Gibbs (cox.) * Blackbeetle ' won rather easily. 6. —Dingy Race— For b/u» undar 14 jears of age. Course, Mouth of F:rr>wo»H Cr*»ek to M >utb of Waipa. Entrance 2s 6d. Piize £2, Two boats to start or no race. — Three boats started for this race, which was well contested by the youngsters. McG-uire, in the ' Fairy,' won by half a , length. Wentworth, in tho ' Sandfly,' second. The sports were finished up with a Duck Hunt, which caused the usual amount of mirth. We trust that the Ngaruawrhia people will not allow the interest in the fine, sport of rowing to flag ; they have a river at tkeir doora not to be surpassed in the woild. It would\be well if a Club were started in Hamilton ; they could pull on the Lake. Is there nobody in that neighborhood with sufficient love for the old sport, and energy to work the young bloods up to .the mack.

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NGARUWAHIA REGATTA., Waikato Times, Volume VIII, Issue 448, 1 April 1875

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NGARUWAHIA REGATTA. Waikato Times, Volume VIII, Issue 448, 1 April 1875

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