The 2017 Grenfell Picnic Race day was held last Saturday, April 8, in perfect conditions. The event was very well attended which made for a fabulous afternoon of racing.
Once again the Grenfell race track came alive with an array of attractions, even a family reunion conducted by well known racing identities the Frazers.
Fashions on the Field were highly contested with the following people taking out their respective categories.
Best Dressed Junior Boy:
Best Dressed Junior Girl:
Best Dressed Male:
Best Dressed Couple:
Dylan Murray and
Lady: Katie Mitton
Best Hat: Corinne Read
Most Elegant Lady:
The horse events were also well challenged with the feature race ‘The Lane Cove Legends Doug Allen Memorial’ 1400m, sponsored by Mitton Bros, being won by ‘As Easy As’ owned and trained by SJ McIlrick of Parkes and ridden by Samara Johnson in a tight finish.
Be sure to check out page 7 of today’s Record for race review by legendary caller Col Hodges, more photos on page 4, also be sure to keep an eye on the Record website at www.grenfellrecord.com.au for our Grenfell Picnic Race Day Gallery with over 100 photos of highlights from throughout the day.