Thousands turn out for fireworks spectacular at Doncaster racecourse

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Skies dazzled over Doncaster Racecourse at the weekend when its fireworks spectacular got underway; coinciding with the end of the flat racing season.

Over 7,000 attended the fireworks spectacle on Saturday night after a busy day at the races that saw the Betfred November Handicap bring to a close a busy Flat season at the Town Moor track.

Heavy rain cleared in time for the event, hosted by HallamFM, which got underway at 6pm.

Entertainment during the build-up to the display included a children’s disco with games and competitions including a ‘Frozen’ sing-along.

Archie the horse, the Young Hooves Kids Club mascot was on hand to meet and greet young visitors who were invited to enter a colouring competition to win a VIP day out at the family day on March 29, 2015.

After the spectacular fireworks display, Scully & Co, a five piece band featuring some of the best young musicians in the North West, performed a live music set.

Mark Spincer, managing director of Doncaster Racecourse, said: “We were delighted that the crowds turned out to enjoy a stunning fireworks spectacular, bringing to a close the Flat season in a fitting fashion at Town Moor.”

Doncaster Racecourse’s National Hunt season gets underway with the first race on November 18.

Tickets are on sale at Doncaster Racecourse. For further information or to book tickets contact tel: 01302 304 200 or visit the website www.doncaster-racecourse.co.uk