NEXT RACE MEETING – MONDAY 25 FEBRUARY 2019

The next Mount Gambier Harness Racing Club race meeting is scheduled for Monday 25 February 2019, commencing at approximately 1.00 pm.

Phil Wood steps aside as President

At the Mount Gambier Harness Racing Club’s Committee meeting on 31 January 2019, the Club accepted the resignation from its long serving President Phil Wood.  Phil is in his 14th year as President, and felt it was an opportune time to step aside to allow the Club to nurture a new President into the role.  Phil has major surgery planned, and this will take some pressure off to assist in his recovery.  Phil will remain on the Committee enabling his vast knowledge to be available to assist the Club (32 years on Committee).
In affecting the change, Michael Lamond has been appointed President until the next Annual General Meeting.
Due to increased work commitments, the Club’s Vice President, Neil Shepherd has also tendered his resignation, with Simon Phillips stepping into that role.  Neil will remain on the Committee and continue to share his extensive experience and knowledge to the Club.
Mick Lamond can be contacted on his mobile 0419 801 592

Gold Cup Calcutta – Friday 18 January 2019

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Matthews Petroleum 2019 Mount Gambier Pacing Gold Cup and TAB Pacing Cup – Saturday 19 January 2019

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Matthews Petroleum 2019 Mount Gambier Pacing Gold Cup

Matthews Petroleum 2019 Mount Gambier Pacing Gold Cup and TAB Pacing Cup

Saturday 19 January 2019 commencing at approx. 7.00 pm

Full Catering, Bar, ATM, Punters Club, Pick 6 $500, Pony Harness Races, Free Jumping Castle!!

$10 Adults, $5 Concession, Children U/16 free

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70th Anniversary of Harness Racing – Mount Gambier

70 Years of Harness Racing at Mount Gambier – Display of Memorabilia – Main Corner Mount Gambier – January 2019.

The display of photos, racing colours, race books, harness equipment, etc dated back to the early 1950’s is on display in the Kings Room at the Main Corner – celebrating 70 years of racing at Mount Gambier. Open from 10am – 5pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 3pm Saturday & Sunday for the month of January. No charge.

Additional display, video and speeches on the 70th Anniversary will be held at the Gold Cup Calcutta on Friday 18 January 2019, at the Linksview Bar & Bistro, commencing at 6.30 pm.  $36.00/head, 2 course meal.  Bookings  0417 082 029.

 

RACE MEETING CANCELLED

Friday 23 November Harness Race meeting has been cancelled due to insufficient nominations.  Next race meeting Friday 7 December 2019.

 

2018/19 Racing Season Commences !!

Mount Gambier Harness racing – Sunday 11 November 2018 – First race at 5.57 pm

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Trial Dates – September – November 2018

TRIAL DATES – Mount Gambier

Sunday             23 September 2018           9.30 am

Sunday             30 September 2018           9.30 am

Sunday             7 October 2018                  9.30 am

Wednesday      24 October 2018                7.00 pm

Sunday             28 October 2018                9.30 am

Sunday             4 November 2018              9.30 am

 

Trainers :

Trainers wishing to trial shall nominate with HRSA – Telephone 8285 0731.  Trial fields will be drawn up and published on the HRSA website.

The track will be closed from 2.00 pm Saturday for Sunday trials, and 10.00 am on the day of night trials.

 

 

 

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2018-19 Race Dates

The 2018-19 Race Dates have been released:

Sunday 11 November 2018 – Twilight

Friday 23 November 2018 – Night

Friday 7 December 2018 – Night

Sunday 23 December 2018 – Twilight

Sunday 6 January 2019 – Cup Heats

Saturday 19 January 2019 – GOLD CUP

Friday 8 February 2019 – Night

Sunday 24 February 2019 – Twilight

Friday 8 March 2019 – Night

Friday 22 March 2019 – Night

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