Westlawn Black & Gold Race Day 2015 highlights

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DSC_0900Grafton put on another perfect winter’s day for the annual Westlawn Black & Gold Race Day again this year.

With gates opening at 10.30 am a steady stream of eager racegoers of all ages entered the course, taking advantage of the free entry. Keeping with the spirit of the day, many of the racegoers were dressed in their finest Black & Gold. And with the Byron Bay KidzKlub on hand, there were plenty of fun activities to keep the kids entertained throughout the day.

Congratulations to former Westlawn staffer Danielle Cunningham and her fiancé Dan Want who popped the question in the Parade Ring after the horse he trains, Dangta, stormed home to win in the third race.

You can read more here: Double win for trainer after proposing at Westlawn Race Day.

Photo highlights

Check out our short video of some of the images captured on Race Day. Are you in the picture?

If our roaming photographer took your photo on the day, you can request a copy by contacting our Grafton office.

Black & Gold Fashions on the Field


Thank you to everyone who went to the effort of dressing up in their Black & Gold.

Congratulations to this year’s Fashions on the Field winners:


1st Prize to Sherida Parker
2nd Prize to Sharlmane Gold
3rd Prize to Kristi Lawrence
Spirit of Westlawn Prize to Amie Want

Grafton Palliative Care welcomes donation

DSC_0924 1A big thank you to Vincent Loubet, Westlawn’s Telstra representative, for donating a brand new Apple iPad to Grafton Palliative Care. The donation was much appreciated!



Pictured is Vincent presenting the iPad to Maggie Barnewall, Program Manager, Cranes Volunteer Services and Petra Quante, Clinical Nurse Consultant.


Facebook Photo competition winners

We held a fun photo competition for racegoers attending the Westlawn Black & Gold Race Day this year. Take your photo with Westlawn Wally and post in to our Facebook page for a chance to win one of three Big River Pizza vouchers. It was that simple!

Thanks to all who posted a photo with Westlawn Wally. Here are our three winning photos. Enjoy your Big River pizzas!

Facebook Photo Comp Winner 3Facebook Photo Comp Winner 2Facebook Photo Comp Winner 1









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