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Gatwick Airport key sponsor of our Superhero Family Fun Raceday

Tue, Aug 27, 2013

Brighton racecourse is delighted to be associated with Gatwick Airport and Rockinghorse Children's Charity, who are the official sponsors' of our Superhero Family Fun Raceday on Sunday 1 September. is the UK's second largest airport and the most efficient single-runway airport in the world. They serve around 200 destinations (more than any other UK airport) in 90 countries for 34 million passengers a year on short and long haul point-to-point services. The airport is also a major economic driver for the South-East region, generating around 23,000 on-airport jobs.

"Gatwick Airport is delighted to be supporting Brighton Racecourse's Family Fun Day. Gatwick is a great place for families to start their holidays and we have fabulous facilities and services to give everyone a smooth and stress free journey through the airport. We pride ourselves in being a great community airport and are looking forward to a fun and exciting day on Sunday," says Lindsay Baldwin, Gatwick's Head of Community Engagement.

Stuart Dorn, General Manager at Brighton Racecourse said, "We are delighted to be partnering with our local London Gatwick Airport and Rockinghorse Children's Charity for our family raceday, both of whom provide a vital and superb service within our local community"

The Hilton Hotel group at Gatwick Airport have very kindly donated raffle prizes, which will be drawn in the afternoon. There will also be a range of activities available for the children throughout the day including; your opportunity to meet some of your Superhero's, a Mascot Race, a soccer skills session with the Albion in the Community and the 'Kids Love Racing' zone.

Gates open at 12noon and racing starts at 2pm with the last race at 5.05pm.

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