Plenty of nominations for race day
Punters can expect some top racing on Saturday, with a total of 83 nominations across the six-card race so far.
Berrigan trainer Emma Steel has again nominated a runner for this year’s McNaughts Driving Innovation Berrigan Gold Cup (1600m).
Her horse Platinum Circle could be up against other local nominations like Marchello, trained by Corowa’s Geoff Duryea and owned by Deniliquin connections, which placed second in the Deniliquin Cup less than a fortnight ago.
Other local nominations for the main race include Better Idea and Liming (NZ) from Tocumwal trainer Jim Cerchi Jnr.
There is $12,000 prizemoney up for grabs in the main race, which is race five on the card, with $7000 to the winning camp. Other races on the card include:
Glenn Ayre Memorial Plate (Maiden Plate 1100m);
Kennedy Builders Benchmark 55 Handicap (1100m);
Kelvin Baxter Transport Benchmark Class 2 Handicap (1200m);
O’Bryan O’Donnell Benchmark 55 Handicap (1400m);
Carlton Mid Maiden Plate (1600m).