Curtain Up Productions (CUP) – a small group (20 members) of locals from Great Smeaton and surrounding villages are holding a charity race night for the Friarage’s MRI scanner appeal.
The MRI gold cup cup stakes – racing with a twist The fun event will be held in Great Smeaton Village Hall at 7.30pm on Saturday 14 November. Entry tickets are £5 per head and includes pie and pea supper (Taylors of Darlo). Bring your own drinks. Contact Jane orDave 01609 881607 for tickets.
There are eight races each with eight horses. 48 horses are for sale at £5 each (races one to six) with the seventh race being auctioned on the night and the eighth race being the winners from the first seven races plus a lucky raffle winner.
Guests are encouraged to own a horse to be more inclusive in the fun. The winners of first seven races will receive a bottle of bubbly and a rosette and the overall winner (race eight) will win £50 plus a rosette.All eight races are offered up for sponsorship at £25 per race. Betting will be 50p minimum per horse. There will also be a bottle of bubbly and a rosette for the best turned out lady and gent (optional).