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Dumfries Arms.

Whitesands, Dumfries.


Tennent Caledonian Breweries, as is their custom, sponsored a race at the Ayr Meeting in July 1970, in connection with which they ran a competition in which entrants had to place the first four horses in the correct order of finishing.

Interior of the Dumfries Arms 1970

The competition was won by Mrs Helen Rogerson, wife of the proprietor of the Dumfries Arms. In the picture above she is seen receiving her prize, 24 paddock tickets for the meeting at Ayr on September 19 1970, from Bill MacIntyre, area sales manager, Tennent Caledonian Breweries.

In addition, Mr Rogerson received a challenge cup to be retained in his premises for 12 months.


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