Following the successful naming competition of the ground-breaking MiRunners colt which saw over 700 entries, the Australian public now gets to decide the next big choice of Saganaki’s career.
Members of the public are invited to submit their designs for Saganaki’s racing silks: the shirt, sleeves and helmet that the jockey wears during the race.
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The racing silks are an important part of racing tradition and essential to the viewing. It gives an identity to the horse and the colours can provide a direct link back to the owners. Because of this, creative designs that link to the philosophy of miRunners is highly encouraged.
Background & philosophy: miRunners is about the power of numbers, and how a community coming together can provide an incredible experience for individuals. miRunners wants to deliver a high quality horse ownership opportunity to people from all walks of life and uses the power of people to make this happen.
Once entries close, the submissions will be whittled down to a shortlist where the public gets to vote for their favourite design. The winning design will be Saganaki’s racing silks for the rest of his career.
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Saganaki is a 2015 colt being trained by Kris Lees – ranked in the top 10 trainers in Australia – which was bought for $165,000 at the Gold Coast Magic Millions. Ownership was then split into 1,000 shares, each costing $165 plus a $15 monthly training & management fee.
How to enter
a) Design the racing silks (shirt, sleeves and helmet) incorporating at least one of the miRunners colours of blue and grey. You can draw freehand, use the template (below) or design software: it’s up to you
b) Upload your design as a photo comment on this Facebook post
c) Entries close at 5pm on Wednesday 27 September.
Racing silks template
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Please note that all entries become the property of miRunners upon submission. miRunners reserves the right to make changes to the final design.