GALLERY: Boxing Day at Broadmeadow

THOUSANDS flocked to Broadmeadow for the traditional Boxing Day race meet.

The horses often provide a sideshow on Boxing Day, with attractions including a jazz ‘‘precinct’’, salsa music tent and DJs in the marquee.

It was also a chance for many to frock or suit up and celebrate Christmas with friends and family.

Heath Bassett, of Melbourne, James Howell, of Mudgee, Cameron Cooper, of the Gold Coast, and Brian Deacon, of Nelson Bay. Picture: Ryan Osland

Heath Bassett, of Melbourne, James Howell, of Mudgee, Cameron Cooper, of the Gold Coast, and Brian Deacon, of Nelson Bay. Picture: Ryan Osland

Sophia Watson and Mitchell Huybers, of Eleebana. Picture: Ryan Osland

Sophia Watson and Mitchell Huybers, of Eleebana. Picture: Ryan Osland

Jake Upsall and Justin Black, both of Cardiff. Picture: Ryan Osland

Jake Upsall and Justin Black, both of Cardiff. Picture: Ryan Osland

Emma Rose Gleeson, of Cardiff, and Kylie Green, of Cameron Park. Picture: Ryan Osland

Emma Rose Gleeson, of Cardiff, and Kylie Green, of Cameron Park. Picture: Ryan Osland

Tyler McGinniskin, of Barnsley, and Joshua Jolliffe, of Edgeworth. Picture: Ryan Osland

Tyler McGinniskin, of Barnsley, and Joshua Jolliffe, of Edgeworth. Picture: Ryan Osland

Cassie Markovich, of Wallsend, and Leanne Marsh, of Edgeworth. Picture: Ryan Osland

Cassie Markovich, of Wallsend, and Leanne Marsh, of Edgeworth. Picture: Ryan Osland

Lindsay Smith, of Penrith, Cassie Kellner, of Aberglasslyn, Tiarne Burdekin, of Wallalong, Brittany Watson, of Aberglasslyn, and Emma Veale, of East Maitland. Picture: Ryan Osland

Lindsay Smith, of Penrith, Cassie Kellner, of Aberglasslyn, Tiarne Burdekin, of Wallalong, Brittany Watson, of Aberglasslyn, and Emma Veale, of East Maitland. Picture: Ryan Osland

Kristen Turner, of Aberglasslyn, Tom Carmody, of Millers Forrest, Josh Bunt, of Brandy Hill, Cody Burdekin, of Wallalong, Luke Cooper, of Tenambit, and Tom Morris, of Nelsons Plains. Picture: Ryan Osland

Kristen Turner, of Aberglasslyn, Tom Carmody, of Millers Forrest, Josh Bunt, of Brandy Hill, Cody Burdekin, of Wallalong, Luke Cooper, of Tenambit, and Tom Morris, of Nelsons Plains. Picture: Ryan Osland

Picture: Ryan Osland

Picture: Ryan Osland

Picture: Ryan Osland

Picture: Ryan Osland