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The Pirate FM Duck Race - May 2011

The Pirate FM Duck Race took place on Sunday 8th May 2011 on the St Austell River at London Apprentice, opposite the entrance to The Cornwall Hotel Spa and Estate.

The winning duck was: Number 3: "Ann's Quackage" Sponsored by: Ann's Cottage Surf Shops.

In second was number 5 "Big Gunner" sponsored by Big Man Shop.

Third was number 26 "Tempura Duck" sponsored by Cornwall Staff Agency.

It was anybody's race, with obstacles like rocks, weed and the foliage on the riverbanks quickly slowing down early leaders. All the 'swimmers' finished the 15 minute course, in blustery but sunny conditions.

Ann's Cottage get £5,000 which they have chosen to donate to the Precious Lives Appeal.

Katrina Baker from Bodmin was on of the listeners who backed the winning duck and was drawn at random as the winner of the other £5,000!

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Photo finish: shot 7
Photo finish: shot 7
James Dundon welcome in the ducks as they finish!
James Dundon welcome in the ducks as they finish!
The finished race
The finished race
Our happy crowd in front of a Cornish blue sky
Our happy crowd in front of a Cornish blue sky
'Birds eye' view of the finish
'Birds eye' view of the finish
A good race was had by all
A good race was had by all
Holly Day and James Dundon
Holly Day and James Dundon
 
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