The Wangaratta Gift produced one of the fastest events in its 100 year history on the weekend according to event organiser Graeme Taylor.
Jake Ireland of South Warrandyte took out the men's gift with a time of 12.00 at Norm Minns Oval on Saturday night.
Ireland avenged his 2020 performance after finishing second to Jason Bailey.
The women's gift was run and won by Cassandra Ware of Mitcham in a time of 14.00.
Wangaratta youngster Jack Boulton rose to the challenge to finish first in the open 70m handicap, before also making the men's gift final.
"I hadn't won a 70m before, so it was a bit of a surprise to me," he said.
"I never really thought my start was any good, but I started quite well in the three stages of the 70m.
"It gave me a bit of confidence."
Boulton finished sixth in the gift final against a strong field.
"I ran quicker than I did last year in the final, so that was good," he said.
While sister and last year's winner Gabbie Boulton wasn't able to go back-to-back, the Wangaratta product admitted she was happy with her performance, just missing out on a place in the final.
The 19-year-old also qualified for the final of the 400m event.
"The run wasn't too bad, I still felt pretty good," she said.
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"I took six weeks off over preseason which I'm obviously still paying for."
After a hot start to the day, temperatures cooled off as the event continued into the night.
"It started off really hot which I didn't mind because it made the times quicker," Jack said.
Organiser Graeme Taylor said it was a relief to see pleasant evening conditions for the milestone meet.
"We were very pleased that we were able to conduct the centenary carnival given that earlier in the week we were a bit dubious about the weather," he said.
"The track was really quick last night and it was one of the fastest gifts we've had.
"They were very competitive events and there was really good crowd participation as well, which was good to see.
"We're still looking towards the future."
Matt Burleigh and Sebastian Baird finished with minor placings in the men's gift, while Sophia Fighera and Zoe Glassborrow were podium finishers in the women's.
Kiara Boyd (70m under-18), Marcus Overman (800m straight), Nathan Crowley (1600m open and 300m masters), Matthew Eddy (120m masters), Matthew Standfield (120m restricted), Rory Nunn (400m restricted), Alex Tzilantonis (400m women's) and Daniel Quattrone (400m open) also walked away final winners at the Wangaratta carnival.