Day at the races for Waipukurau
The sun shone and the punters flocked to the Waipukurau Jockey Club annual Christmas Race meeting in CHB on december 9. Racegoers were treated to a great day’s racing and entertainment including Fashion in the Field and a visit by Santa and facepainting for the children. HB Today photographer Paul Taylor went along to capture the scene.
Racegoers watch the action as they’re off in race four at the Waipukurau Jockey Club’s Christmas Race Meeting.Christmas cheers at the Christmas Raceday.
Sam Clark, Sam Barry, and Gabe Severinson enjoying their day at the races.
The grandstand was in its Christmas finery for the annual event.
Jasmine Chandler wants to sit and watch but daughter Tilly, 3, has other ideas.
Madan Singh rides Hugo the Boss to victory in race 5.