Race Meeting transferred due to extreme predicted heat

The harness race meeting scheduled for Friday 20 December 2019 has been transferred to Sunday 22 December at 5.56 pm due to the extreme predicted heat.

Visit by Father Christmas, Free Jumping Castle for the children.

Gates open 5.00 pm.


Harness season opening race meeting – Friday 8 November 2019

The 2019/20 Harness Racing season commences on Friday 8 November 2019, with the first race at 5.16 pm.   7 Races, including the Graham Shepherd Memorial, as well as 2 Pony Races.  Full Catering, Betting, Bar, Admission – Adults $10.00, Concession $5.00.

2019-20 Race Dates

Saturday   1 February  2020   Matthews Petroleum Mount Gambier Pacing Gold Cup

Tuesday    11 February 2020      Night Meeting

Monday    2  March 2020           Day Meeting

Monday  16 March 2020            Day Meeting

Annual General Meeting

Notice is given that the Annual General Meeting of the Mount Gambier Harness Racing Club Inc is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 20 August 2019 at the Mount Gambier A & H Society Committee Room, Mount Gambier Showgrounds, commencing at 7.30 pm.

Apologies to the Secretary, 0417 082 029, or mgharnessracing@gmail.com

2019 – 20 Harness Racing Dates released

Race Meetings for the 2019/20 season are :

Friday 8 November 2019           Night

Monday 25 November 2019      Day

Friday 6 December 2019            Night

Friday 20 December 2019         Night

Tuesday 7 January 2020           Night

Friday 17 January 2020            Night

Friday 31 January 2020            Night

Tuesday 11 February 2020       Night

Monday 2 March 2020             Day

Saturday 14 March 2020          Night     Gold Cup Meeting

Major Fundraiser – Dinner Auction

The Mount Gambier Harness Racing Club is conducting a Dinner Auction as its major fundraiser for the 2019/20 season, to be held at the Linksview Bar & Bistro, 30th August 2019, commencing at 7.00 pm, 2 course meal, Tickets $40.00 each.  A large number of goods and services available for all.

Tickets available from the Secretary, 0417 082 029.





Nominations to 2019-20 Committee

Nominations – Committee Member – 2019 – 2020

Four (4) Committee positions are available for the 2019 – 2020 Mount Gambier Harness Racing Club season.

Retiring Committee Members are :  Christine Drury and Bill Jacob; and are eligible to re-nominate, and two vacant positions.

Please contact the Secretary on 0417 082 029, email mgharnessracing@gmail.com to obtain a Nomination Form, or visit www.mountgambierhrc.com

All nominations to be received by the Secretary, PO Box 623, Mount Gambier by 5.00 pm, 15 July 2019.

Attached nomination Form.


Elections – 2019-20 Committee

Nominations to the 2019 – 2020 Committee open on 17 June 2019, and Close on 15 July 2019.

There are 4 positions available to the Committee.

The Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 20 August 2019.

Nomination forms will be available from the website as from 17 June.


Easter Raffle Results

Results from the Easter Raffle drawn this morning :

1st Anthony Rice – Ticket Orange U65

2nd Helen McDougall – Ticket Blue D53

3rd Darren Earl – Ticket Blue D88

Many thanks to those who purchased tickets.

Happy Easter.


Pony Trots Trophy Presentation – 29 March 2019

2018/19 Trophies:

Pony & Driver of the Year                             Just A Rumour & Jemma Glynn                         Donated by Glynn Harness Racing Stables

Runner-up Pony & Driver of the Year        Super Marley & Holly Phillips                             Donated by Samara Stables

Most Consistent Pony & Driver                   Super Mario & Keeley Formosa                           Donated by Gaylene & Peter Radley

Best Presented Pony                                      Dark Temptation, accepted by Jorja Glynn       Donated by The Sealey Family

Most Improved                                                Slim Dusty, accepted by Amity Formosa           Donated by The Produce Store

Ambassador Awards/Inter Dominion Reps       Amber Formosa, Keeley Formosa & Evie Sealey     Donated by Collins Court Butchers & Mount Gambier Harness Racing Club


Retiring Drivers                                                Nicola Bowditch & Amber Formosa                   Sponsored by Mount Gambier Pony Harness Racing

1st Year Drivers                                                  Jemma Glynn & Jorja Glynn                                Sponsored & presented by Amber Formosa

jemma jorja keeley pt02-1 retiring

Back L-R: Keeley Formosa, Jemma Glynn, Nicola Bowditch, Amber Formosa, Amity Formosa Front L-R: Marnee Formosa, Jorja Glynn, Holly Phillips, Evie Sealey holding prizes donated by Horse Deals, Harry Peacock Plumbing, Fennel Racing & Phillips Racing.

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