Polo in the Paddock will be held at Millamolong Station near Mandurama on the weekend of April 29 and 30 in support of the Children's Medical Research Institute and Riding For The Disabled.
Millamolong Station and Polo Club have held Charity Polo Tournaments for over 8 years.
They are proud to announce that we have already raised a massive $175,000 for over 10 different local and national charities over that time.
This month they want to break the $200,000 barrier.
WHAT ATTRACTIONS ARE ON OVER THE WEEKEND
The organisers endeavour to put on a great family day out for all to enjoy.
Fast & Furious Polo 29th & 30th - ALL weekend - 12 teams at WAR on the pitch - come and watch some rugby on horseback!..... They have several top international players as well as Australia's best polo players battling for their teams across the weekend.
VINTAGE CAR RALLY & COMPETITION on Sunday 30th - Organisers have a Rally coming from Orange and Cowra Vintage Car Clubs.
All cars will be on display and they will parade before the main final on Sunday and lead in the finalists.
So over 20 cars coming! THERE WILL BE A CROWD VOTE FOR THEIR FAVOURITE VINTAGE CAR.
Winner to receive the prize arranged by the Club - Ballot being drawn at the end of Sunday -
STUNT PLANES ON DISPLAY on Sunday 30th - three high performance stunt planes will be exhibited all day on Sunday and will be taking off as the games close. Apparently they take off in the shortest distance of any aeroplane except a jetfighter!
CHARITY LUNCHEON on Sunday 30th 12 noon - FOR THE CHILDRENS' MEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
$45 per adult or $10 lunch box for children - ALL WELCOME Contact Mel Ashton 0429-999908 02-6361-4990 or Barbara Price 6368 2276 for tickets. www.millamolong.com.
Starts 12 noon Sunday 30th April and includes: FASHION SHOW by the gorgeous sportswear label 'Club Polo'
Best Dressed Competition for the most glamorous on the day.
PARTY SATURDAY 29TH FROM 6PM.. WITH DJ AND AUSSIE BBQ (includes a Karaoke competition from some of the teams!). Everyone welcome. Tickets on the door for BBQ $25.00 per person
Other things on offer: Riding for the Disabled Hot Dog Stand, Gourmet Coffee Stand & Café by La Vita Restaurant, Cowra (giving donation to The Riding For The Disabled),
Other stands with things to sell still to be confirmed.
NB Gate Entry $5 per person (for Riding for The Disabled) Children under 5 years FREE
INFORMATION BEING POSTED ON www.millamolong.com
James Ashton of Millamolong Station says "We have top players from around the globe, vintage cars and stunt planes. We hope that our Tournament draws many people to Millamolong Station on the 29th and 30th April and that we can raise yet more funds for these worthy charities. We are proud of the funds we have raised so far over the years... and the difference we hope we have made. We call on the local communities of the Central West and beyond to come and support us and enjoy the great spectacles we have on offer at The Jamie Ashton Memorial Cup!"
CHILDRENS MEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE: In rural areas across Australia, communities hear about their neighbours, friends or family members whose children are suffering from some kind of illness which does not have a cure. 1 in 20 children are born with some sort of genetic disorder. CMRI have over 100 scientists conducting research to try and find new ways of combating diseases such as Childhood Cancer, Metal Retardation, Genetic Eye,Liver and Muscle diseases, epilepsy and autism PLUS MORE.
Emmie Thomas of the CMRI "Come and help us raise much needed funds at Millamolong's Polo Tournament. Our Charity Luncheon on Sunday 30th will help us continue our work. Our children are our future and as a non profit organisation we rely on your generosity and donations to carry on our ground breaking research"