Plenty of nom­i­na­tions for race day

Southern Riverina news - - BERRIGAN GOLD CUP 2016 -

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).

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