VIDEO: Bumper crowds turn out for Horsham Pancake Race

Spectators flocked to Horsham town centre this afternoon (Tuesday February 17) to watch the seventh annual Horsham Pancake Race.

With children’s TV presenter Dave Benson-Phillips as race commentator, the competition pitted 32 teams made up of local businesses and charities against one another.

JPCT 170215 S15071126x Horsham Pancake Races, Carfax, Rotary Club. Beales team -photo by Steve Cobb SUS-150217-141016001

JPCT 170215 S15071126x Horsham Pancake Races, Carfax, Rotary Club. Beales team -photo by Steve Cobb SUS-150217-141016001

After a dramatic final, Santander were announced as the champions of the event.

The video above shows action from the heat involving the eventual champions, the County Times’ team Shrove Newsday, and teams from Spofforths and Hamptons International.

The popular race is organised by The Rotary Club of Horsham in partnership with Horsham District Council, and raises money for a number of charities.

See this week’s County Times for the best photographs from the event.