‘‘There is only two lighter fields . © Copyright 2016 Oamaru Mail, Allied Press Limited, Rain, rain stay away – Valley wants a chance to play. Although numbers were down from last year with about 1500-1800 people attending the event, instead of the intended 2000, the day was a great success, Mr Heffernan said. Jay and Sailesh Abernethy, Zachary and Benjamin Butcher, Gerard and Leo O’Reilly, Matt and Brad Williamson, Sheree and Kerryn Tomlinson, and Craig and Chris Thornley will all vie for the title. The club invited his family along as guests in the marquee, he said.
Ten races on the grass track make up the programme and races five through eight will have points on offer to crown the Family Feud Invited Drivers Competition champions, formerly the Brothers in Arms drivers series. Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM UTC+13. clock. It will definitely be run again, he said. .
Dec. ‘‘Why would you not come if it’s free? Race six, the Kevin Greaney Memorial Handicap Pace, was dedicated to life member Kevin Greaney, who recently passed away. It means there is a very clear divide between social groups and family groups, he said. Oamaru, New Zealand.
Family days out don’t get much better than Christmas at the Races, Oamaru Harness Racing Club president Dave Heffernan says. At The Races – Digital partner to Sky Sports Racing. FIND OUT MORE! First 5 France races 10:30 - Chantilly, 6½f - 6 run 11:00 - Chantilly, 1m - 11 run News Bulletin, Available on demand click here from 7pm every weekday, © Copyright 2016 Oamaru Mail, Allied Press Limited. pin. The club’s biggest meet of the year takes place at Oamaru Racecourse tomorrow and, given the quality of the field and … .That’s just more around the numbers available in the horse population at the moment. New Zealand Cup. “That was really super they could all come. Ascot Park Christmas at the Races is back! The gallopers raced on a heavy 10 [track] in October, but it’s been fixed upand we are off the line that the gallopers used.’’. It’s a good way for us to connect with North Otago.’’. Christmas at the Races. Today Show Map. Mr Heffernan said the addition of a new memorial race, Fashion in the Field and a ‘Green Space’ section for social groups made this year’s event an enjoyable one. New initiatives in this year’s Oamaru Christmas at the Races were well-received and will help it continue to grow in the future, Oamaru Harness Racing Club president David Heffernan says. On Saturday, December 7 at 11am, the gates open at Oamaru Racecourse for the club’s annual Christmas at the Races event. New initiatives in this year’s Oamaru Christmas at the Races were well-received and will help it continue to grow in the future, Oamaru Harness Racing Club president David Heffernan says. Race Day. Sat. How To Guide Choose Ownership Type. Heffernan said a large crowd was expected in the corporate area, where 290 seats had been sold, and he hoped that would be the case in other viewing areas at the family-friendly event. Choose Your Trainer. From a low-key picnic on the lawn to a festive themed and fully catered marquee of your own, your perfect Christmas function is here! It’s a great day for parents to bring their kids along and let their kids run riot. Van Toyota Granvia ( Self contained), People: Duncan Laing biography book launch, People: Otago Medical Research Foundation lunch, Prank could have had 'tragic consequences' - CBHS headmaster, One dead after tree comes down on highway, Teen sentenced to prison for sexual violence on rugby field, 4-hour, meth fuelled attack on ex-partner, Prank could have had 'tragic consequences' - headmaster, Southern architecture recognised nationally, As result looms, US expat ‘really scared’.
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More than a year ago. It’s got a good sole of grass on it. The event, held at the Oamaru Racecourse on Saturday, included a number of races, children’s entertainment, fashion competitions, Santa and more. Decoding the jargon. Choose Your Colours. PHOTOS BY: Rebecca Ryan. There were not as many people utilising that area as they had hoped but they plan to grow it in future years, the president said. The event, held at the Oamaru Racecourse on Saturday, included a number of races, children’s entertainment, fashion competitions, Santa and more. 12. The Oamaru Harness Racing Club’s big Christmas bash is only days away. Christmas at the Races event manager Scott Elliffe said people should come along for some festive fun. ‘‘The track is really good. Hosted by Oamaru Harness Racing Club. Wellington Cup Carnival. As in the past, the meet had attracted a strong field of horses and drivers, Heffernan said. The club’s biggest meet of the year takes place at Oamaru Racecourse tomorrow and, given the quality of the field and the entertainment on offer, promises to be one not to miss. Featured Carnivals Hawke’s Bay Spring Carnival. “The winners of the Fashion in the Fields got a bigger clap than the horses.”. Santa would also make an appearance.
Get horse racing news, video replays, racecards, results, form, tips, features and odds comparison. Auckland Cup Week. Family days out don’t get much better than Christmas at the Races, Oamaru Harness Racing Club president Dave Heffernan says. As usual, the packed marquee was “humming” with Christmas parties and work-dos. Choose Your Name. “Next year we’re hoping to build on that ‘Green Space’.”. Get your social life back on track with Invercargill's largest outdoor party of the year. The popular Fashion in the Field competition will also return, he said. “They were very, very appreciative of the club going to the effort.”. Another new aspect of the day this year was the Fashion in the Field, a best-dressed competition for all those dapper lads and fashionable ladies.
For the adults, it would be all about the racing. The South The club opened up an extra licensed area on Saturday called the ‘Green Space’ which was allowed people to set up their own gazebos and purchase alcohol. Christmas at the Races, Oamaru Racecourse, Saturday, December 6, 2014. .. come after the Santa Parade and have a couple of hours’ free play. Many of the rides on offer at the North Otago A&P Show would be up and running, including inflatables, jeep rides and the merry-go-round.