Cup day at city track

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SATURDAY is Cup Day at Invercargill’s Ascot Park Raceway with a fantastic programme of harness racing, plus fun and enter› tainment for the family.
Heading the schedule is the prestigious Ascot Park Hotel Inver› cargill Cup raced over 3200m for a stake of $32,000, featuring Costa Del Magnifico, Titan Banner, Tas Man Bromac, Art Union, Pulp Fiction and I’m Full Of Excuses as possible starters in a race that will be hotly contested and potentially one of the most exciting cups in years.
Among the 10 other races will be the Arden Lodge Robin Dundee Crown and the Cruickshank Pryde 2›year›old race.
Patrons have more chances to win with The Bets In The Bag competition, which is based on the old Kiwi TV favourite It’s In The Bag. Patrons go in a draw to win a betting voucher and six winners will be selected throughout the day. They could win from $100›$500 to spend depending on the bag they choose.
The free children’s entertain› ment includes mini jeeps, a bouncy castle, the Bubble Man, a kiddies’ tote and competitions.
Admission is free and the first race begins at 1.04pm.
Í For more information phone 021 351 499 or email lind› say.beer@xtra.co.nz.
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