Wake in arrived from Malta but NO mails for R.N.D. The (………) came in with troops to garrison the island after we leave – some of the R.N.D. embarked – a very fine race arranged for 5 p.m. Major Rugg, Major Arching, Captain Revell and Woolie raced about 7 furlongs and finished in the order given above. I won nett 2/6. All the officers (mounted) were there – the C.S. Majors were judges. The First Marines and other troops embarked.