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Left in the lurch

Tuesday, 12th February, 2013

St Patrick’s Race Club President Margaret Corradini is disappointed the event will not receive funding this year St Patrick’s Race Club President Margaret Corradini is disappointed the event will not receive funding this year

By Erica Visser

St Patrick's Race Club has lashed out at City Council for allegedly retracting a $10,000 funding promise which has left it owing money and cutting local jobs and advertising.

The club's President, Margaret Corradini, said that she was left "devastated" after council informed her that it would not be supporting the event less than two months after she had been given the green light by a senior manager.

The club suffered financially after a race day washout in 2011 and relies heavily on volunteers.

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