Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Grafton Sure Puts on a Show; 150-Year Milestone a Celebration to Remember

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Grafton Sure Puts on a Show; 150-Year Milestone a Celebration to Remember

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Byline: Jarrard Potter @dailyexaminer.com.au

IF THE huge crowds and record number of entries into the wide range of events on offer are anything to go by, Grafton Show Society president Rex Green believes the 150th Grafton Show will be one to remember.

"The numbers were up across all the sections of the show, which means everyone went that extra yard to make it special for the 150th show," Mr Green said.

"We had a very big crowd on Saturday, probably the biggest crowd I've seen around the ring in a long time. We had good weather too, which always helps."

Mr Green said the show was still very popular with the public, and most people took the time to appreciate the significance of the 150th year.

"It should be remembered by all who went as a great occasion, one that celebrated the present but also introduced show-goers to the past."

Mr Green said the show took a back-to-basics approach when it came to some of the events on the program. …

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