Saturday saw the return of the world famous barrel races around the town square in Martinborough as a prelude to Toast Martinborough on Sunday. Thanks to the Marty Bus Assn and especially Conor Kershaw a real fun time was had by contestants and spectators armed with water bombs and water guns!!!
Ready for racing….
Ness Paton practising in the Martinborough Wine Centre – Ness, the race is outside!!
Toast Martinborough boss Rachael Fletcher spotted outside The Village Café..
Pope and Gray – traffic managers????
Ready for throwing, how did they get there????
Reddy to rumble
Will I throw it or will it burst in my tight grip???
Miss Kershaw takes centre stage
The Te Kairanga team practising the winners pose!!
Off they go
Wet, wet, wet…
It goes further when your tongue is out..
Next race p[lease
Ready to race in the business house race of carts
Conor points the way – we are heading in this direction
I’m ready, ok!!
We are ready too
Go this way ….. and that…
P+K team – fast… as…
Heads well down
Round they go again…
P+K heading for the line..
While these tow get acquainted
And the winners are: Te Kairanga Vineyard led by winemaker John Kavanagh.
And the winners are – Te Kairanga led by winemaker John Kavanagh.