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John Cheynoweth, of North Otago, shows the quality of his ploughing at the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club event at Wakanui on Sunday. Mr Cheynoweth’s ploughing got top marks. Photo: Struan Christie.

A good crowd turned out to see the ploughing organised by the Mid Canterbury Vintage Machinery Club.

The paddock, on the property of Robert Butterick, had not been worked for 28 years and conditions were excellent.

Results:

Horses:

J Cheynoweth and S Chambers 1, J Booth 2.

Silver plough:

S McKenzie 1, R Casey (qualifies) 2, G Reid 3.

Vintage qualifying:

G Carter 1, P Watson 2, R Weavers 3.

Vintage open:

I Bullins 1, C Begg 2, D Ross 3.

Results of the annual Hinds ploughing match on June 9.

Vintage qualifying

J Stalker 1, D Hight (qualified) 2, P Watson 3.

Silver plough (non qualifying)

S McKenzie 1, J Burnby (reversible) 2, R Casey 3.

Open vintage

I Bullins 1, R Smith 2, C Begg 3.

Young Farmers Club

D Stanton 1, S Lowe 2.

Horses

J Cheynoweth 1, J Booth 2.

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