Race to As­cot for last events of sea­son

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Sport -

AS­COT Race­course will play host to two com­mu­nity race­days this month.

On April 18, the City of Bel­mont Com­mu­nity Race­day will see plenty of ac­tion on and off the track, with chil­dren’s amuse­ment rides, face paint­ing and an an­i­mal farm. On April 25, Perth Rac­ing will com­mem­o­rate the cen­te­nary of the Gal­lipoli land­ings.

A me­mo­rial ser­vice will be held on the front lawn of the Grand­stand af­ter mid­day. As part of the ser­vice, there will be a Catafalque Party, wreath lay­ing ser­vice, minute’s si­lence and a recital of the ode with a ren­di­tion of Last Post.

It will be the last day of the As­cot 2014/2015 rac­ing sea­son.

Gates will open at 9am, with free en­try for all De­fence per­son­nel in uni­form or upon pre­sen­ta­tion of De­fence ID.

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