Day at the Races - Lexus Chase 2016

The annual football section fund-raiser race day at the Lexus chase was held on Wednesday December 28th in Leopardstown Race course.  This was the sixth running of this event and it lived up to all expectations. Over 313 guests enjoyed a 3 course lunch and a fantastic day's racing. The weather even oblidged with mild winter sunshine allowing folks go out on the pavillion terrace to watch the exciting closing statges of the races.  After the event, members adjourned to the club bar for ceoil agus craic.  Many thanks to all those members who supported the event either from a corporate perspective or coming along and purchasing tables with friends.  Special  thanks to a number of folks who made the day such a success -  Tom Noone who sponsored the wine for the lunch,  Tony Kelly who was our resident tipster for the day,  Spirit Motor group and to all those who generously sponsored and donated prizes for the raffle. Thanks also to Frances Mullin for taking the photos on the day,  Aoife Kane, Molly Lamb and the crew who sold the raffle tickets and Sean, Rory, Paul and all the staff at the racecourse. Lastly special thanks to the football section event organising committee of Michael Durcan, Gerry Greene, Conor Noone, Ruairi Kelleher and Ronnie Murray  for their efforts in planning and cordinating event.  Heres looking forward to Lexus 2017.