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What a Duck Race that was – May 2017

Despite the showers and some mud more than 3,000 people attended the Swindon’s Famous Duck Race and Family Day Out at Westcott Recreation Ground on Bank Holiday Monday.  This is its fifteenth year and with the added bonus of Lucy Pet Carer’s excellent fun dog show there were masses of things to do and lots of ways to spend your money.


Mayor Maureen Penny launches Swindon’d Famous Duck Race


Amazingly there were seven happy winners from the 8,982 that started.

1st) 0097 – sold at the Co op 21/12/2016

2nd) 5301 – Sold by the Mayoress Maureen Penny

3rd) 8770 – Sold by CALM

4th) 1484 – Sold at the duck race

5th) 6660 – Sold at Asda 15/04/2017

6th) 1196 – Sold at the duck race

7th) 10056 – Sold at the Town Centre 20/05/2017

The Drake Race raised a further £2550 and was won by Barron Heating

 Read more in the Swindon Advertiser from Daniel Angelini

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