Cup run­neth over at fam­ily event

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Team Weal­leans Mata­mata Cup Day is al­ways a good day out and this year is shap­ing up to be no dif­fer­ent.

Mata­mata Rac­ing Club is host­ing the day and there is sure to be some­thing for ev­ery­one.

In ad­di­tion to top class thor­ough­bred rac­ing, there will be live mu­sic, en­ter­tain­ment, and great food on of­fer.

It is a 9-race pro­gramme, with stakes rang­ing from $12,500 to $15,000 in sup­port races and a $50,000 fea­ture race.

Top race­horses Xanadu and Bound­ing will be out on the track for ex­hi­bi­tion gal­lops be­tween races.

Xanadu won the Group 1 Wind­sor Park Plate and Bound­ing the Gold Trail Stakes at Hast­ings on Septem­ber 21.

It is a fam­ily event and there will be free chil­dren’s en­ter­tain­ment, in­clud­ing a bouncy cas­tle and a chair-o-plane.

If you are af­ter a fun day out in the sun, head along to the Mata­mata Race­course this Satur­day.

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