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TPC hosts major sporting event this Sunday night

12 / 07 / 2012 Article by: Editor
David Foster will be a big drawcard at the harness meeting at Tattersall's Park on Sunday night
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THE Tasmanian Pacing Club will host one of Australia’s most unique fundraising/sporting events at Tattersall’s Park in Hobart on Sunday.

Two of Australia’s oldest sports – harness racing and wood chopping – will join forces to raise funds for Special Olympics Tasmania (SOTAS)

Tasmania’s top eight axemen, including David Foster will compete in heats, semifinals and finals of the Special Olympics Tasmania Chopping Championships and the Tasmanian Pacing Club Hard Hitting competition.

Tasmania’s premier two-year-old races will feature on the track, making it an action packed evening at Tattersall’s Park.

“We are thrilled that once again the Tasmanian Pacing Club is assisting us with our increasingly important fundraising by staging this fantastic event,” said SOTAS State Manager Alison Mosely.

The wood chopping event will take place undercover in the ‘old’ betting hall with a range of hospitality ranging from first class restaurants to a barbeque.

K & D has donated a 6 X 4 galvanized box trailer, which once filled with the wood that is chopped, will be raffled.

All proceeds including gate takings, barbeque sales etc. will assist Special Olympics Tasmania.