Charity Horse Race - 8 February 2020 - Rykneld Bowling Club

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Charity Horse Race - 8 February 2020

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Our third Horse Race Evening in support of the Charity ‘Friends of Friar Gate Bridge’ (FFGB) took place in the Clubhouse on Saturday 8 February 2020.
Yet another ‘sell-out’ event and a great evening of entertainment.

Our thanks go to:-
1. The marketing team of Howard Thomas (FFGB), Richard Knowles, Graham Buckley and Malcolm Holden - who between them found sponsors for all 8 races and pre-sold horses to some 56 ‘owners’.
2. The Race Sponsors:-
  • Race 1 - The Green Room, Littleover Barber
  • Race 2 - Littleover Butchers
  • Race 3 - GB Photos and Lara
  • Race 4 - The ACHME Corporation
  • Race 5 - Mortgage and Finance Arena
  • Race 6 - The Spotted Calf Cafe at Holbrook
  • Race 7 - Lymn Undertakers
  • Race 8 - Derby Foam and Upholstery Supplies
3. Dennis Young for printing posters and printing / selling tickets
4. Graham Buckley for controlling the crowds at the entrance door - and for the photos
5. The ‘bookies’ - Mandy Coons from FFGB and Malcolm Holden (trainee bookie)
6. Helen Legg, Sheila Knowles and Pat Bousefield for the catering at half-time.
7. Mary Moore for the raffle prize
8. Barrie Ladds for manning the bar throughout the evening.

Finally, thanks to everyone for supporting the event and making it a fun-packed evening.

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