Conisborough Sports and Show

June 1906

Mexborough & Swinton Times June 2, 1906

Conisborough Sports and Show

Yet another particularly attractive fixture is that held every summer at Conisborough, and though this is only the ninth season, yet the meeting, from all points of view, holds its own with organisation of longer standing.

“Wet or fine,” as in the official announcement, this festival will be held in the football field, Park Road, a field with fine open surroundings. The prizes offered amount to £70 in value, and the enterprising departure from the ordinarily is the decision to ally with the athletic sports a horse and foal show, and innovation that should prove extremely popular

Entries for the various events will close on Monday, June 25, and entry forms may be obtained from Mr R. V. Bedford, the hon sec . The program is both varied and full of fine finish possibilities. The flat races include 100 yards boys, 100 yards members, 100 yards open, 220 yards open, male, and a two-mile harriers race. The horse classes include all the most attractive features usually seen at shows, and the jumping and driving, together with the donkey and pony races, will assuradly afford fine sport.

I shall elude into this and the meeting that Conisborough, in a further issue of this paper