Vegas Glamour Arrives At Sandown Greyhounds
Written By Kevin Pitstock Monday 3rd December 2012
The glitz and glamour of Las Vegas is set to entertain Sandown Park patrons at a magical greyhound race meeting on Thursday 6 December.
Minister for Racing Denis Napthine said racegoers would be treated to an unforgettable night of racing and entertainment with Sandown being transformed into a Vegas showroom.
This thrilling race night will feature:
- highly acclaimed illusionist, Cosentino;
- casino-style games (no gambling) with some fun prizes to be won;
- venue and staff to be dressed up ‘Vegas Style’; and
- a full card of heart stopping action on the track.
“Sandown is a magnificent venue to enjoy world-class greyhound racing action and on the 6th of December the excitement and fanfare racing brings will be coupled with an outstanding night of entertainment,” Dr Napthine said.
“Illusionist Cosentino has sold out shows at venues right across Australia and will bring added excitement to a night at the races.
“The Sandown Greyhound Racing Club will make sure its gets into the Vegas spirit by giving its staff and venue a Vegas casino styled makeover that will set the scene for the evening,” Dr Napthine said.
Sandown Greyhound Racing Club Chairman Geoff Dawson is inviting all local and south eastern residents to experience greyhound racing at the friendly venue.
“The Club is pleased to be working with the Victorian Coalition Government to add another level of entertainment to our popular Thursday night racing,” Mr Dawson said.
“Sandown is a top place to take your family to the races, grab a great value meal and enjoy the entertainment on and off the track,” Mr Dawson said.
The Coalition Government’s Raceday Attraction Program is providing $12,150 to assist with the night’s promotion with the Sandown Greyhound Racing Club providing an additional $17,250 for the night’s events.