Festive pie eating contest

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VISITORS to Market Rasen Racecourse tomorrow, Thursday, will have a chance to win a family Christmas dinner by taking part in a mince pie eating contest.

The person who consumes the most pies in three minutes will win a turkey plus all the festive trimmings.

The prize is being provided by Lincs Turkeys and Greens of Lincolnshire.

Pip Kirkby, general manager of Market Rasen Racecourse, said: “It’s our Christmas Party fixture on Thursday and one lucky spectator is going to go home with a Christmas dinner.”

Visitors can apply to take part in the mince pie eating contest upon arrival at the racecourse on Thursday. A lucky draw will determine which five people participate.

Racing begins at 12.50pm. Call 0844 579 3009 to book. More information is at www.marketrasenraces.co.uk.