Always has a great day out
SADIE Swap can count how many times she hasn’t attended Matamata’s premier horse racing event, the Matamata Breeders’ Stakes.
Going along to the Breeders’ Stakes since it began in 1969, is something that she and her late husband Joe would always look forward to.
‘‘Joe and I used to go to races all the time,’’ Mrs Swap said.
‘‘It was what people in Matamata used to do.’’
For the second year J Swap Contractors Ltd is the primary sponsor of the Matamata Breeders’ Stakes.
The partnership between J Swap Contractors and Racing Matamata goes back many years.
Mrs Swap said she loved going to the races for a number of reasons.
‘‘It’s good to watch a bit of horse racing and some of the fashion events,’’ she said.
But the best thing about going to the races, Mrs Swap said, was catching up with people she had not seen for a while.
‘‘I always enjoy seeing people I know at the Breeders’ Stakes. It’s a great time to sit down, have a few drinks and a good chat.,’’ she said. Mrs Swap will be at Matamata Racecourse for the Breeders’ Stakes this Saturday February 26 with a number of