Evan King wins second Stawell sash

Evan King

Evan King

Ballarat veteran sprinter Evan King won his second Stawell Gift Carnival sash on Sunday.

Second in the Stawell Gift 20 years ago, King took out the Hank Neil Masters 100m after winning a heat and semi-final.

His only previous Stawell sash was won in the Bill Howard 120m in 1995.

Meanwhile,  Chris Dixon from Parkdale became a third generation Stawell winner in the frontmarkers’ 1600m handicap on Saturday.