Great day at Cromwell races

Racegoers, from left, Trish Linton, Eleanor Hamilton, her daughter Jo Hamilton and granddaughter, 15-month-old Sophia Kimpton, and Adam Kimpton at the Cromwell Christmas races today.
Racegoers, from left, Trish Linton, Eleanor Hamilton, her daughter Jo Hamilton and granddaughter, 15-month-old Sophia Kimpton, and Adam Kimpton at the Cromwell Christmas races today.

The crowd at the Cromwell Christmas races today is tipped to reach more than 8000.

Racegoer Trish Linton said today was a social day out.

While Eleanor Hamilton added: ''You need to get her early or you miss out on a table.''

Jo Hamilton with 15-month-old Sophia Kimpton and Adam Kimpton at the Cromwell Christmas races today.
Jo Hamilton with 15-month-old Sophia Kimpton and Adam Kimpton at the Cromwell Christmas races today.

Otago Racing Club chief executive Andre Klein expects the crowd to grow to 8000.

Racing at the Central Otago course started at midday.

The Southland Times