Nelson Harness Races summer event a huge success

  • 13 January 2015
  • Nelson Harness Racing Club

Interislander Summer Festival Nelson Harness Racing - Thank You

The President, Committee and Stewards from the Nelson Harness Racing Club would sincerely like to thank all Sponsors who have so generously provided sponsorship, services
and donated items for this year's summer race meet. 

We would also like to acknowledge and thank the many volunteers who provided assistance over the weekend.

To the public, we thank you for your support and patronage of this event and hope you enjoyed your day at the races.

Congratulations to the Nelson Pine Industries Nelson Cup Race Winner - Johnny Fox - driven by Blair Orange

read the newspaper article here.

Nelson Pine Industries Nelson Cup winner
Picture from left: John McKenzie (NHRC President); Murray Sturgeon (Nelson Pine Industries); Johnny Knox and driver Blair Orange.

Congratulations to our Best Hat at the Friday Races winners:

Best Hat at the Friday Races thanks to Profile - Eventwear Specialists. 1st place Charmaine McLaren, 2nd place Angela Miller and 3rd place Debbie Thomas. Huge amount of fabulous hats this year and thanks to all who entered. Vanessa from Profile was very impressed and said it was hard to choose the winner, as it was nearly a tie! Read the newspaper article here.

Charmaine, Angela and Debbie all shared in $500 worth of gift vouchers from Profile Boutique – Eventswear Specialists.

Best Hat at the Friday Races winners
Pictured from left: Vanessa Griffin (Profile Boutique);  2nd place - Angela Miller; 1st place - Charmaine McLaren; 3rd place - Debbie Thomas.

Congratulations to our Interislander Lucky Losing Ticket winners:

Friday's race meet: congratulations to George and Donna Dobson of Richmond.

Sunday's race meet: congratulations to Cliff and Alison Satherley of Motueka. 

Each of the winners received an Interislander Family Trip to Wellington and Trentham Race Day pass.

Interislander lucky losing ticket winners 2015
Pictured from left: Friday's winners - Donna & George Dobson. Sunday's winners - Alison & Cliff Satherley

Congratulations to our Fashion in the Field winners:

Best Dressed Female at the Races:

1st Place: Sarah Earwaker
2nd Place: Monique Crawford
3rd Place: Vicky Franklin

Sarah won a $300 Richmond Mall Shopping Voucher, Oroton sunglasses valued at $275, $200 voucher from Whiplash "hair that turns heads" and $200 worth of skincare products for Oxygen Skincare.

Fashion in the Field best dressed female at the races
Pictured from left: 3rd Place: Vicky Franklin; 2nd Place: Monique Crawford; 1st Place: Sarah Earwaker

Best Dressed Male at the Races:

1st Place: David Hope
2nd Place: Rob McKegney
3rd Place: Adam Sweeting

David won a $200 Richmond Mall Shopping Voucher, Bolle sunglasses valued at $230 and $200 worth of skincare products for Oxygen Skincare.

Fashion in the Field best dress male at the races
Pictured from left: 1st Place: David Hope; 2nd Place: Rob McKegney; 3rd Place: Adam Sweeting

Thanks to Richmond Mall, Harringtons Eyecare, Whiplash "hair that turns heads" and Oxygen Skincare for their support of Fashion in the Field!

Read newspaper article here.

Fashion in the field best dressed male and female winners

Check out our facebook page for all the photos and more action from the event... 

We look forward to seeing you at the Nelson Harness Races Winter Cup Festival on 5th & 7th June 2015.

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