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Denbigh Sheep Dog Trials and…


Denbigh Sheep Dog Trials and Sports. Through the public spirited efforts of a number of local agriculturists and other gentlemen resident in the town and neighbourhood there has been hurriedly organised and excellently arrange 1 and carried out an interesting sheep dog trials with which was combined sports includ- ing horse races and trotting matches, 0 11 flat races, &c., which took place yesterday, (Thursday) in Myddleton Park, Denbigh. 0 For the sheep dog trials there were two classes, Clwyd stakes open, in which prize of tO, it4, L2 and zCl were offered, with a special prize of £ 1 by Brigadier General "Ward for the best command over dog or dogs. Denbigh Stalies open to North Wales Counties, dogs which had pre- viously won a first or second prize in- eligible prizes offered of £ 4, C3, C2, and £1, and a special prize of 10s 6d by Mr Metellus Jones, N.P. Bank, for the best command over dog or dogs. The horse races and trotting matches were all open, good money prizes being offered in all five events. The secretaries were Mr R Plqb, Caeaugwynion, and Mr Chambers Jones (Messrs Clough & Co.) and they carried o it their work excellently and succeeded in obtaining a large number of entries and their valuable help did much to make the event a thorough success, in fact the entries and the quality of the dogs com- peting and the horses running wero a record for any kind in this or any adjoin- ing district. The day was beautifully fine and drew a very large attendance. The lady president was Miss Davies, Plas Castell and the president, Mr J F Burton, J.P., Gwaynynog. A lar.e num- ber of 'ocal gentlemen, principally agri- culturists, acted as vice-presidents and subscribed to the funds. The Judges were :â Shepp Dog T,ials--Meser,3 Evan Williams, Cupjl Ci rig, and W G Robetts, Llanfuirfechan. Referees Messrs William Joce3, Plas Uchaf, and R Morris, Ty Mawr. Races and TrottingâMr J M Salt, I'las Llan- I ycban Col E W Griffith, D S.O., and Mr J F Burton, Gwaenynog Atheletic SportsâBrigadier-General Ward, Col E J Swayne and Capt Gronwy Griffith The Starters were :â Sheep Dog Trials-Messrs T W Robsrts, LleweDy, and Robert Roberts, Ty Du. Races and TrottingâMr T II Roberts, Hendre Atheletic Sports-Dr F G Jones. Other Officials were Time-keepersâMessrs J P Joyce and Harold Jones. Cbairtran Mr J N Davies, Geioas House. Vice-chairrnan-.Ilr R H Bowdage, Superinten(lents-Messrs R Bibby, Cefn Main, and B Armstrong, Llwyn ytra:1. H)n treasurer, Mr Metellui Jones, National Provincial and Union Bank. For the Denbigh Stakes of the dog trials there were 30 entries, and for the Clwyd Stakes 38 entries. The results were as follows :â SHEEP DOG TRIALS. Denbigh Stakes- 1 Hugh Pritchard, NantBich, Hanaelhaiarn, Chwilog, and best command 2 J D Evans, Llansilin 3 A Jones Ty Ntwydd, Trqgeirog, Glyn, Denbigh 4 John Jones, Hafodtv Bith, Tiawafynydd Clwyd Stakes- 1 John Jones, Ilafodty Bach, Tiawsfynydd. and best command 2 D Roberts, Tyddyn Daeb, Festiniog a Itob,rtWilliam3, Bodwyn Ucbaf, L'anfair T.H 4 Hu^h Pricbard, Nant Bach, Llanaelhaiarn, Chwi og 0 SPORTS. Races for horsesâany height.â 1Jrmls Pilling, Liverpool Stores 2 V.ctor Roberts, Kilford, Donbigh Race ânot over 11 hands.â I Ellis W lliams, Llwyn, Llanrbaiadr 2 Miss M Roberts, Kilford, Denbigh Races for horses with lady riders.- 1 Miss Mamie Roberts, Kilford, Denbigh 2 Miss Owen. Castle Hotel, Ruthin Trotting match for horses, any height- I G Jones, Eglwyswen, Denbigh 2 J R Mathews, Tyddyn Uchaf, Gwernaffield, Mold Trotting match for horses under 14 hands.â 1 John Davies, Pen Aled, Llausannan 2 Denson, Dyserth 100 yards foot race.â 1 Sergt B Lloyd, Ruthia 2 Fred Roberts, Pentre, Llanbedr 3 Gwilycn Thomas, Blue Hand, Trefnant Foot raceâ440 yards.- IF Roberts, Penlre, Llanbedr Equal 2 T Hughes, F/orddddwr, Llandyrnog, and B Evans, Llangynbafal Foot raceâ1 mile.- 1 lil M Jones, R A S.C., Edinburgh 2 W Henry Rowlands, Coed Accas 3 Idwal JoncBjLoYe Lane House, Denbigh







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