Gulgong bunny races turn 18

STRENGTH TO STRENGTH: The Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club’s Bunny Races on Sunday again attracted a large crowd.
STRENGTH TO STRENGTH: The Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club’s Bunny Races on Sunday again attracted a large crowd.

The Gulgong Bowling and Sporting Club’s Bunny Races on Sunday once again attracted strong numbers to the event which assists local junior sporting clubs with the funds raised.

Visitors and locals enjoyed a family fun day out in the beautiful sunny weather.

Visitors and locals enjoyed a family fun day out in the beautiful sunny weather.

A large crowd of visitors and locals enjoyed an old fashioned fun day out in the beautiful sunny weather.

2017 was the 18th year of the annual event.

Bruce McGregor auctions off the 50 rabbits to the punters to then race.

Bruce McGregor auctions off the 50 rabbits to the punters to then race.

When the rabbits weren’t running, there was lots of entertainment for all the young and young at heart, with children’s activities, a jumping castle, kid’s races, and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

Bruce McGregor auctioned off 50 rabbits to the punters who then raced in heats through leading to the finals.

The money raised will be donated to Gulgong local junior sport, with the final figure is expected to eclipse the $3200 of last year.