We started the day right with a glass of Moet, enjoyed a delicious morning tea, made friends with the famous Mufhasa (and his friend Possum) and viewed the new stables with special tours taken by Paul Wilcox, CEO and Tim Gillespie, COO.
The event also played host to several other key ‘moments’ for the season with the unveiling of the annual New Zealand Derby painting, this year featuring Vin De Dance, winner of the 2018 Vodafone New Zealand Derby, and saw the successes of the Ellerslie Awards winners celebrated.
Check out photos of the day below:
Auckland Racing Club members attend the first look at our new $6 million stables development
Doug Alderslade, Paul Wilcox & Tim Gillespie cut the cake
Tours led by Paul Wilcox
Another tour led by Paul Wilcox
Mufhasa joined us too
Doug Alderslade (Auckland Racing Club Chairman) unveiling the New Zealand Derby painting for 2018
Connections of Julius, accepting the award for Outstanding Performance of the Year
Members enjoy a look around the new stables development
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