Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The Melbourne Cup weekend signals that the Aireys Fair is on again!
The annual Aireys Fair showcases the best Aireys Inlet has on offer while raising valuable funds for the local Aireys Inlet Primary School.

There are plenty of activities to entertain the whole family including local arts and crafts, market stalls, face painting, delicious coffee and food, rides, show bags, live music and a silent auction with lots of terrific prizes up for grabs.

Come along and join in the fun!

Set at the primary school in Aireys Inlet, the fair is an annual event held on the Saturday before Melbourne Cup.

Location: Aireys Inlet Primary School, Saturday 9am – 3pm
For the horse racing enthusiasts amongst you good luck in the cup on Tuesday. For those looking to have a flutter on the big race here are some general tips for you.
*The trainer with the most cup wins is Bart Cummings
*The barrier with the most wins is barrier 5.
*The horse age with the most wins is 4 and 5 year old horses which have won 43 cups each.
*Horses with numbers 4 and 12 have won 11 cups each.
*Most popular cup weight is 54.5 kgs with 8 wins.
*The colour Bay has produced 9 of the last 12 winners
*Overall the most common winners are horses whose names begin with the letters P & S (12 winners each) and A & R (11 winners each).

I hope these tips help and don’t be afraid to drop in a share of your winnings when you are next in the area.
Good luck to all.

James Worssam

0418 585 815


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