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Funding Boost to Country Feature races

Thursday, 10th August 2017

Racing NSW yesterday announced a further boost for country racing with a significant increase in prize money for a number of key country feature races, reports racingnsw.com.au. Prize money for the following five key country feature events will be increased to $150,000:

  • 6 October 2017 - Port Macquarie Cup
  • 26 November 2017 - Goulburn Cup
  • 8 April 2018 - Wellington Boot
  • 29 April 2018 – Tamworth Cup
  • 3 May 2018 – Wagga Town Plate

"These are well-established country feature races. The increase will provide impetus for the clubs to further develop these race meetings and build their recognition not only within racing, but to their local community," said Racing NSW Chief Executive, Peter V'landys.

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