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MSA RACE NIGHT A RUN AWAY SUCCESS

1 week ago By SUSAN NUGENT

The MSA are delighted to announce that the recent race night held in the Graham Lounge was a huge success...

...When all monies from the sale of race cards prior to the evening have been collected in and added to the money raised on the evening itself from ticket and tote sales, the raffle and the auction race a grand total of £1010 will have been raised for the MSA. In addition to this amount, the MSA made a donation of £135 to the Sefton Women and Children's Aid Charity on the night.

The monies raised will enable the MSA to continue to run coaches to away games at discounted prices making travel to away games more affordable to all. It allows the MSA to make regular donations to our club to assist in it's running costs.

Grateful thanks to all our fabulous sponsors: Hampsons, Coronation Road; Oriental Garden, Coronation Road; The Left Bank, Formby; Peter Mc Cormack; Laurie Barker and Phil Riding. Your generosity was greatly appreciated.

Thanks also to all who bought owners. jockeys and trainers on our race cards, contributed to the raffle, attended the event and all who helped on the evening. Special thanks to Peter McCormack who compered the evening and Barry Godfrey and Paul Eustace who ran our tote. Tim Burgess deserves a mention in dispatches too. He missed the winning and only goal in our fantastic win over FC United ensuring that the DVD was correctly set up (not as simple as it sounds) in readiness for the evening and he also sold the better part of two and a half race cards on the day prior to the the race night starting.

Race winners were as follows:
Race 1: Liam Tongue, Josh Brady, Dan Wyrill~~Crosby Bottle Shop vouchers
Race2: Dave McMillan, Roy Steers~~Next vouchers
Race 3: Paul Wilkinson, Graham Cowperthwaite, Marine Players~~Crate of ale each
Race 4: Marine players, Matty Rimmer-Howard, Joe Barlow~~Oriental Garden vouchers
Race 5: Janet Brown, Susan Nugent, Dave McMillan~~Hampsons vouchers
Race 6: Geoff Maddock~~Left Bank Vouchers
Race7: Tommy Walsh~~Crosby Bottle Shop Vouchers
Race 8: Trev Jenkins, Lil Jones, Paul Davis~~Phil Jones prizes

Please either see Susan at the next away games or next home game if you have won a prize or contact either Susan or the MSA via our usual social media sites. Phil Jones' winners, please see Phil for prizes.

Once again many thanks to everyone who supported our event. We intend to make our next race night in February/March next year to be even bigger and better.

Updated 23:13 - 5 Dec 2017 by SUSAN NUGENT

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