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“Back Green on Monday!” – The O’TAB

14 March 2014

“Back Green on Monday!” – The O’TAB

The Luck of the Irish takes on a whole new meaning for TAB punters betting on the Palmerston North Greyhounds and Te Teko Thoroughbreds this St Patrick’s Day, 17 March.

“Make sure you back green for a win at on St Patrick’s Day,” Executive General Manager TAB, Glenn Patrick said. “In Greyhound racing, the dog wearing Number 6 traditionally wears green so we thought it would be a celebratory ‘bit o fun’ to mark St Patrick’s Day by having all our 17 March domestic race day Number 6s donning the colour at both racing events. That means the Number 6 horses at Te Teko Thoroughbreds will also be wearing green in the form of a saddle blanket.

“To keep more than just Irish eyes smiling if punters back Number 6 in a race and it doesn’t win, but places 2nd or 3rd,, they’ll get their money back...and that’s a ‘to be sure’ thing. In fact, the NZ Racing Board returns around 80c of every dollar spent at the TAB to customers in winnings. The rest goes to helping sustain the racing industry and to a wide variety of National Sporting Organisations,” Mr Patrick said.

Te Teko Thoroughbreds
Race 1: Number 6. Serenanova
Race 2: Number 6. Miss Zeta
Race 3: Number 6. Leonidas
Race4: Number 6. Rich Billie Marsh
Race 5: Number 6. King Piccolo
Race 6: Number 6. The Mig
Race 7:: Number 6. The Arabian Duke

Palmerston North Greyhounds
Race 1: Number 6. Lauren’s Luck
Race 2: Number 6. Wairere Mike
Race 3: Number 6. Homebush Verona
Race 4: Number 6. Wolf Marine
Race 5: Number 6. Kezz
Race 6: Number 6. Smirnoff
Race 7: Number 6. Uno Orange
Race 8: Number 6. Opawa Chris
Race 9: Number 6. Queen Cobra
Race 10: Number 6. Individual Lily
Race 11: Number 6. Bigtime Dasher
Race 12: Number 6. Nectar

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