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NSW Country & Provincial Awards Night Oct 4
The 2013 NSW Country and Provincial Racing Awards night will be held on October 4 at Sydney's Four Seasons Hotel. Sky Racing is the major sponsor of the evening that will honour achievements of horses and industry participants in country and provincial NSW racing. Sky Sports Radio's Big Sports Breakfast co-host Terry Kennedy and Bred To Win & Off The Beaten Track presenter Christy Johns will host the event. Some of the award categories include Country TAB Race Club of the Year, Community Race Club of the Year, the Simon Nivison Special Achievement Award, Leading Country Trainer and Jockey, Leading Apprentice and Country Horse of the Year. Nominees for Country Horse of the Year include Mahisara, Niblick and Ortensia. Provincial clubs Gosford Race Club, Hawkesbury Race Club, Illawarra Turf Club, Newcastle Jockey Club and Wyong Race Club will also announce award winners in provincial categories.