The town boys in Sixth are, Christmas 1874
M.M. Rodocanachi, prin. opp.
Ireland Verse. No first prize.
2nd – E.V. Arnold
The Athletic Sports came off this year on the 14th and 15th.
The Committee were –
E.V. Arnold. M.M Rodocanachi. E. Waddington. E.H Alington. J.F. Reeks. [Either James Albert Reeks 1860-1944, or Charles Frederick Reeks 1857-1935]. A.B. Cartwright. J.A Batley.
The under 15 Cricket Race.
Secretan. Robinson. Fox.
M.M. Rodocanachi (T.B.), Bolton. 2. Macnamara 3. Holthouse 4. Ellis & Reeks.
Won very easily by about 80 yds.
Time 5.8 ½ secs. 2nd best time done at Vincent Square. Best 4.50 by R. Tomlinson.
Flat Race Under 15
Leggatt. Ritchie. Petrocochino. 12 ½ secs.
440 yds. 16.
Black 1. Fox 2. Macnamara, H. 62 secs.
100 under 16.
Frere. Barber. Gamble. 11 ¾
Batley (TB) 4.6 1/2 . Hyde Clarke 2.
Hammer under 16
Barber. 87.8. Ashton. 80.8.
½ Mile with Hurdles
Alington. Rodocanachi. Waddington.
A very good race throughout.
Time 2 min 29 ½
Rodocanachi TB led until the 3 hurdle when Alington who is by far the best jumper caught him up.
440 15 Challenge Cup
This race was very well contested between the 2 & 3.
Petrocochino 1. J. Fox. 2. W. Cuppage.
Cuppage ran well for his size & had a close race for third place.
Old Westminster Race
Harrison. Boyd. Leggatt. All T.Bs.
The prizes were distributed by Mrs. Scott.