Narberth and Whitland Rotary go to the Races

Fri, Jun 7th 2024 at 3:40 pm- Sun, Jun 30th 2024 - 5:40 pm

Successful and fun Horse Racing evening held at the Narberth Rugby Club


Narberth & Whitland Rotary Go to the Races!

A fun-filled evening of entertainment for all was had Friday 24 May when the Rotary Club of Narberth & Whitland held a remarkably successful evening of horse racing on the hallowed carpet of Narberth Rugby Club.

More used to running a stable of racing pigs, retired educator Rob Newsome provided an entertaining and “tongue-in-cheek" running commentary for all races whilst acting as “Tic-Tac” man for the local tote.

A full card of races was held throughout the evening, individual races and horses being sponsored by local businesses and individuals, to whom we are incredibly grateful.

Shergar and Red Rum may have been nowhere to be seen but “Fuzzy Pants” ridden by jockey John Llewellyn was one of the winners romping home at odds of 4:1 for young owner Leah James.

Race organizer, Rtn. Elaine Bradbury has advised that the event raised more than £1100 for local and Rotary charities

Pictured are the some of the successful owners with their winner’s rosettes

Narberth & Whitland Rotary’s main fundraiser for the summer, “Narberth Outdoor Rock” is scheduled for Sat 3rd August 2024, featuring top name tribute bands “Forever Elton" and “UK Fleetwood Mac“supported by talented local band “The Sleeping Dogs.”  Tickets can be purchased online at www.nwrotary.co.uk and via Narberth RFC Clubhouse, Tenby Post Office, Lloyds Jewellers Pembroke Dock, and Rock ‘n Rolla Narberth.

Additionally, N&W Rotary’s annual charity Duck Race & Pig Roast will be held at Cresswell Quay Friday 19th July 2024, starting at 1830Hrs.

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