The Darwin Turf Club are proud to announce Darwin resident Tannwyn Lewis as the 2023 Great Northern Darwin Cup Carnival Ambassador.
The up-and-coming model whose already adorned several fashion shows across the country proved to be the outstanding candidate from a strong list of applicants for the coveted role.
Darwin Turf Club Chief Executive Mr Grant Dewsbury said Ms Lewis was an outstanding choice and one who possesses all the qualities aligned with the role of being this year’s Carnival Ambassador.
“Tannwyn is a big supporter of the Darwin Turf Club and has been a frequent attendee of many Darwin Cups. She also has a background in equestrian and has a genuine love of horses. There’s no doubt Tannwyn will prove to be a great advocate for Darwin’s showpiece event” he said.
Ms Lewis said said she was honored to take on the position and looks forward to embracing all of what Carnival represents to the Top End.
“Horses have been a passion of mine since I was a child, and I enjoy everything that it encompasses including the thrill of thoroughbred racing,” she said. “I can’t wait to showcase some of our wonderful retailers and designers over this period and already have some great ideas which I can’t wait to share.”
Tannwyn hails from Indigenous and Welsh descent and is proud to utilise her Carnival platform to also be a role model for the younger indigenous community.
“I’m passionate about empowering younger people especially with my heritage and connection to first nations people” I look forward to hopefully presenting myself within this role as a positive role model in my community” she said.
The Great Northern Darwin Cup Carnival commences on Saturday July 8 and runs through to Monday August 7 with tickets on sale through the Darwin Turf Club website – www.darwinturfclub.org.au