Horseracing and family fun comes to Fairview Racecourse

2016-05-11 06:00

SUNDAY May 15 sees the World Sports Betting East Cape Derby come to Fairview Racecourse in in what will undoubtedly be a bumper family day out.

Racegoers will be treated to great horseracing, as well as a host of entertainment and competitions throughout the day.

The two main races, the WSB EC Derby (Gr3) over 2400m and the Epol Dahlia Plate (L) over 1200m, include prize money of R350 000 and R150 000 respectively.

Food stalls at Fairview on the day will be selling a host of delicious refreshments. For those interested in more formal hospitality options, the HB Christian Room will be hosting a delicious buffet luncheon for R250 per person, which also includes a complimentary welcome gift and Computaform. The dress code is formal and the theme is Run of the Roses.

Adding to the creative flair of the day will be a flower arrangement competition by local florists. The arrangements will be auctioned off at each table in aid of Community Chest.

There will also be a Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) fashion show and design competition.

For the kids, there will be an adventure and activities area which includes a jumping castle, target shooting, sky runners, face painting, pony rides and a range of giant games such as pick-up sticks, jenga, snakes and ladders and dominoes – a guarantee of hours of fun come raceday.

The Morris Minor Club will be there to showcase their truly unique vehicles.

Gates open at 11am. Entrance is free.

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