The spectacular views of the Surrey countryside as the sun set at Lingfield Park was the perfect location for the club's first afternoon/evening club's Race Day last Thursday as sponsors, players and management came together for a superb card of flat racing.
Manager Sam Allardyce and Sammy Lee as well as members of the first team squad mingled with the assembled guests, enjoyed superb hospitality and some first class racing.
A number of companies who are part of the Crystal Palace FC corporate family through the year sponsored the races and were welcomed to the course briefed on the day’s card by in house tipster, Steve Watts.
Race sponsors had the opportunity to choose the best dressed horse in the parade circle for their race and present the prizes to the winning jockeys.
Sam Allardyce took a brief break from a hectic schedule of fixtures to meet some of the club sponsors at this popular corporate event.
on a busy schedule of games and all the planning that goes into that on the training ground but the evening was a nice opportunity for some of the players, Sammy and I to come down and meet the sponsors who support the club in such a tremendous way throughout the year”. he said at Thursday's event.focused“As everyone knows it has been a time where we are all
The club would like to thank each and every company who supported this event in the Executive Boxes and sponsoring races to help make it such a successful occasion and hopefully they enjoyed the superb atmosphere on the terrace of the Eclipse Suite as guests watched the racing action in the late evening sunshine.
All proceeds from the day go towards the Palace Youth Academy, and the club extend their appreciation to the management and staff of Lingfield Park Race Course for their help in making the event that extra special.
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