In fact last month, the city hosted the World Bocking
Day, with more than 120 bockers from all over the world.
, like all who work at the track, is proud of what has been achieved.
Mr Elrington was then asked to pick the winner of the Easter bonnet parade - a difficult task as all were clever and colourful - and the prize was carried off by Margaret Bocking
McArthur was in great form to clinch the veterans' prize - which included a tub of gravy granules - with a time of 43mins 49secs, more than a minute ahead of second-placed over 50, Alan Bocking
, of Cheshire Hill Racers.
And last year, the first ever Capital Bocking
event took place in London when 69 bockers came together for the largest gathering to date.
MONTGOMERY: Goodwin, Mills, Leach, C Jones, Evans, Rawlins, Tanner (Gorman 57), Bocking
, Meredith, L Jones, Hamer (Turnbull 64).
Circus Artist Jim Miller is showing off his skills in the first floor gallery; Visitor Helen Cross tries out cigar box juggling; Sixteen-month-old Kendra Cross with a juggling club; right, five-year-old Dylan Bocking
spins plates; Six-year-old Oscar Bocking
spins a plate on his finger
and the various contributors weave together an excellent array of papers.
NFC technology will enable many new and exciting capabilities for BlackBerry smartphones and we are very pleased to be working with HID Global to be the first to bring a host of secure identity and mobile access control capabilities to NFC-enabled smartphones," said Andrew Bocking
, vice president, Handheld Software Product Management at RIM.
, Freudenberg chief technology officer, addressed the Forum participants from Weinheim, Germany: "Leveraging our diversity in technologies and capitalizing on research and development work done both on business groups and corporate level continues to be our winning strategy.
People across the globe are using BBM to connect with each other and the enthusiasm has been phenomenal, said Andrew Bocking
, Executive Vice President for BBM at BlackBerry.
Elliott Twomey, Lewis Pringle and Lewis Bocking
struck for Dock but the Juniors won the points thanks to goals from Jacob Turner, Edi Ubido and Jordan Smith with a brace.