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POLO AT EATON. (See also page 11.) A THURSDAY. INTERESTING GYMKHANA. Afier Tuesday afternoon the weatb- pit a s.op to the further progress of the sport until Thursday afternoon. An American handicap tournament, for which the players are nominated by ladies, was fixed for Wednesday, but it had to be abandoned owing to the torrential down- pour which commenced about two o'clock. On Thursday morning there were more heavy showers, and the gymkhana which was to have been held wto postponed. In consequence of the weather the afternoon's programme was revised. Only one polo match was played, the ground being unfit for more, and it was preceded by a gymkhana on the practice ground. Although many of tho 370 guests wee doublJcfs prevented by the uncertain weather from attending, there ) was a large company present, and a portion of the ground allotted to the general public was also well filled. The programme for the gym- klvana, which had been arranged by Captain E. D. Miller, was interesting for ite novelty, and was keenly enjoyed. Most of the events were carried out on horseback. The first event was a figure of 8 race for men, the peculiarity of the course making riding at much speed very diffi- cult. The Duke of Westminster and many of the guests from the If all took part, and the winner waa Mr. C. D. Miller. Then followed a conundrum race, °rn to ladie.s and gentlemen in pairs. The mounted competitors rode to their partners with envelopes containing conundrums, which the latter had to solve. The winner was Lady Elizabeth Follett. whose conundrum was flol ved by Lord Hugh Grosvenor. Lady Follett was third away with the answer and rode a splendid race, maintaining her position to the end. As the two gentlemen in front of her had brought incorrect answers from their partners, she became the winner. Much fun was created by what was termed the Llovd Lindsay race. Competitors rode together in sections of foul's and had to dismount and throw polo balls at three small drain-pipes until they were all knocked down, and then ride together round the course, jumping t.hreo hurdles. The best time was mad e by Captain de Crcspignv's section, consisting of himself and Lord Hugh Grosvenor. Lord Ingestro and Mr. Banbury, who were therefore declared the winners. One of the best races was the Gretna Green race, the conditions for which were set out as follows:—"Man starts on foot; lady on horseback. Man run., 50 yards to table; lady his pony while the man writes one Christian name and the surname of himself and his partner on a piece of paper. Man mounts. The pairs race round the coursn. First pair home wins. The pair." must past the post i hand in hand, but need not join hands till just j before the winning [>ost. The man must pro- duce the paper with the names correct." This race was also splendidly won by Lord Hugh Grosvenor and Lady Follett. There were two r»:o ball fl(CY.. one for hdj.c, and one for gentlemen. The former was won by Lady FoUett an? the btU'r by Mr. G. A. Miner. A hurdle race round the ground was won by I?rd Wodehouse, Mr. F. Beiviile being second. Bv the time the gymkhana had nni?hed, the polo ground wa? dry enough for a match, and the winners of Monday's ties were set against each other, the teams being Eaton and the Butterflies. The match was an excellent one for the first half of the game, there being three changes without a goal being scored on either side. In the fourth ten minutes Eaton piled on three goals, and in the same number in the next period, before the Butterflies managed to open their account. The game ended in a win for Eaton by six goals to two. The tie between the winners of Tuesday's games, the Hotspurs and Saighton. was postponed on account of the state of the ground. This was fortunate for Saighton, as Mr. George Wyndham was suffer- ing from a etight injury to lii,, leg, happily not a MDous one, and ho would have been unable to lielp hi,* side. A pleasing feature of the afternoon's enter- tainment was the performance of the Cheshire Imperial Yeomanry band, which played selec- tions during the course of the proceedings.

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