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CENTRAL CANTERBURY NEWS, NOVEMBER 7, 2012
For information: www.riccartonpark.co.nz, phone 03 336 0000
or find us on www.facebook.com/CanterburyRacing
More than a
day at the races
CUP WEEK AT RICCARTON PARK is more than just a celebration. It s 3 days of total fashion,
fun, glamour and adrenalin pumping action. Pick a day, or go to them all. It s our biggest week on
the calendar and is always celebrated in spectacular style.
ENJOY THE DAY EVEN MORE WITH
A RICCARTON PARK HOSPITALITY
PACKAGE OR CARPARK
Very few hospitality options remain. Contact Kym on 336 0055 or
firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
• Grand National Reserved Car Parks (10th & 14th only) --
BYO Food & Beverages $100
• Carriage Paddock Reserved Car Parks (17th only) --
BYO Food only $125
For reserved car parks book online, or for enquiries contact
Alison on 336 0000 or email@example.com
Get your tickets now at
For information: www riccartonpark co nz
phone 03 3
1 of 3 Ford Fiestas!
Buy a 2012 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Cup pin to support
Ronald McDonald House South Island and have a chance to win.
The ultimate day at the races. Regarded as the social event of the year. Car Park Parties a feature. An R18 event.
CUP DAY - Saturday 17 November
Christchurch Casino NZ Cup & NZ Bloodstock 1000 Guineas Day
Entry $25. Gates open 9am.
Fun, fashion, glamour and action. Truly a day for the girls with on-course competitions, live music, entertainment,
and lots of pampering. An event for all ages.
LADIES DAY - Wednesday 14 November
Coupland's Bakeries Mile
Entry $10. Gates open 10am.
The highest level of thoroughbred racing on show, with off-field entertainment to match. A day for all the family.
OPENING DAY - Saturday 10 November
Sothys New Zealand 2000 Guineas Day
Entry $10. Gates open 10am.
Sat 10th - Sat 17th November 2012 4980465AA
150th A&P Show cause for celebration
PROUD: Canterbury A&P Association
president RH Lemon.
FUN: Thousands of people come to
the Canterbury show each year.
RURAL: Kids and cattle come
together at the A&P Show.
Celebrating 150 years of showing in
Christchurch is a milestone that the
Canterbury A&P Association can be
extremely proud of.
A show that has gone from
strength to strength does not
happen without the support of its
The strength of each area of the
show is what makes the event so
Whether it is the trade exhibits,
wine, vintage machinery, wool,
equestrian or livestock, we
appreciate the time and effort all
exhibitors and competitors take to
present their entries to the highest
This ensures that the competition
is intense and promotes excellence
in agriculture along with the desire
to achieve one of the 150th
anniversary medals on offer for the
Loyalty and commitment are two
words that reflect the values the
Canterbury A&P Association aspires
to.This is evident through two areas
of assistance that the association
relies on annually.
Firstly, our sponsors, through their
assistance in helping to lift the
profile of the show, and secondly
our volunteers, a band of very loyal
supporters that turn up year after
year to carry out various duties
making sure that competitions are
fairly run and awards are made to
the appropriate winners. We thank
all those involved.
The 150th Canterbury A&P Show
is aspiring to reach new heights as
sheep, cattle, dog trials and pig
entries have all risen. With this in
mind I welcome all to Christchurch
to this special event and important
To exhibitors and competitors I
thank you for your entries and wish
you a strong and successful
To sponsors and trade exhibitors,
I trust that you will meet your
targets and have an enjoyable three
days. To the judges, stewards, co-
opted committee personnel,
committee members, past
presidents, ground staff and crews,
administration staff and manage-
ment team, welcome, enjoy and join
us in celebrating 150 years.
Canterbury A&P Association
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