After 60 online auctions, race sponsorships, an online raffle, an oncourse raffle, oncourse race lucky dips, oncourse activities and selling some surplus items on local community pages, Organiser, Raelee Shearer, is proud to announce that the Event raised an incredible total of $20,603.00.
The Power Of Pink Fundraiser was a smashing success, with the feature race event held at Gosford , known as the Pink Ribbon Day Stake 2023, was won by “Forever Spirit” for John Callaughan, owned by Carly Pendlebury, with Pam & Len Jones accepting the presentation rug donated by Gosford Greyhound Club and with 2nd placegetter, Wiradjuri Queen and 3rd placegetter, Drama Kids accepting their trophies donated by the host of the Event, Raelee Shearer.
Raelee wished to express a A BIG THANK YOU to the following people and organisations, who made the fundraiser so successful:
Gosford Greyhound Club Track Manager, Kade Jarvis for hosting The Power of Pink Event and the Staff from Gosford Greyhound Race Club in particular Lindsay Davis and Anne-Maree Jarvis for assisting with some of the planning and Matt Martin for selling race lucky dip tickets, Katie Shearer and Peter Shearer for running the oncourse activities.
My grandson, Jasper Waters who led the Pink Ribbon Kids Parade with me Shelby Martin, Taylah Smith, Blake Jarvis, Roxie Chappelow, Josh Chappelow, Dakota Montgomery, Evan Montgomery and Hayley Jarvis who did an AWESOME job in the Parade which was broadcast on Sky Racing.
Race Sponsors: Barcia Blue Boy at Stud, Farrell’s 4 x 2 Biscuits, The Fam Bam, L.J. Hooker Budgewoi, MTM Roof Repairs, eTrac – Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission and Belmont Vet.
I would also like to express my gratitude to Stud Masters: Tony Wiseman, Michael Eberand & John Tracey, David Geall, Kristy Sultana-Portelli, Mark Moroney, Tracey Hurst, Jack Smith, Kelvin Lean & Lindsay Davis, Michael & Michelle Lill, Ruth & Danielle Matic, Steve White and the Hallinan Family for their donations of stud services Ando’s Mac, Equalizer, Ebby Jet Power, Ferdinand Boy, Flying Ricciardo, Fire Legend, Good Odds Harada, Jungle Deuce, Keybow, More Sauce, WOW, Sennachie and Zipping Garth which were all auctioned prior to the event and Donors: Colyton Veterinary Hospital, Dawn Garrett, Elizabeth Arden, Face Racing and Supplies, Farrell’s 4×2 Biscuits, Gosford Greyhound Club, Greyhound-Data, Greyhound Racing New South Wales, Greyhound Products Direct, GTE Dog Transport, Harry Norman, Hidez / Joe Sammut, John Tracey, Mines Dog Transport, Natio Australia, NSW Greyhound Breeders Owners & Trainers Association, OnTheClock, Palmers/E.T. Brown, Pedigrees By Design, Ranvet / Neely Hopkins, Renzo Park Complex Transport Service, TGS Electronics Pty Ltd, Ultraderm, Veterinarian-Dr John Newell and Veterinarian-Dr Peter Yore, Coles Lake Haven, Woolworths Lake Haven, The Doylo, Ethan Bridgett and Rebecca & Nadine Bridgett.
The funds raised will help the countless women affected by breast and gynaecological cancers. These funds will contribute to the work of Cancer Council NSW, who work tirelessly across every area of cancer, from research to prevention and support in making a difference to so many in their most vulnerable time, now and into the future.
Footnote: Surplus auction items excluding stud services will be advertised for sale and the contributions will be donated to next years Event.