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.