Next NSW Race

Latest News

Mudgee Racetrack Battered By Major Storm (Weds)

Mudgee Racecourse was hit by a major storm yesterday causing plenty of damage to the track and its surrounds.

Deputy Chairman of Stewards for Central Districts & Western Racing Associations, Sam Fitzgerald, said two sections of rail at the 800m and the 600m had been brought down by falling tree limbs and debris.

"There was quite a bit of debris on the track, but mainly small branches and bark, with some larger branches around the perimeter of the track and to the entrance to the main facilities," Fitzgerald reported. "A large gum tree had completely collapsed and was blocking the entry to the grandstand area. The two large demountable marquees were also disassembled and scattered over some distance.

"Local trainers and their staff cleared the sand and grasses tracks and they worked on the sand this morning without incident. Max Walker and Mudgee Race Club are fixing up the rail and the larger debris today with the grass to be back in action tomorrow."

*See Sam Fitzgerald's images below.

The Latest Racing News

Ward To Use Redkirk Warrior As Everest Benchmark

By Brad Gray US trainer Wesley Ward will use Newmarket Handicap-winner Redkirk Warrior as a guide to Bound For Nowhere’s ...
Read More

Looker Taking Open Mind Into Guineas

By Ray Hickson Jockey Ben Looker isn’t letting the outside barrier dull his confidence in Country Championships hero Victorem as ...
Read More

Cyclonite Win Gives Hawkesbury's Singleton His 28th Winner

Hawkesbury trainer Scott Singleton went into 'battle' on Anzac Day with runners at three different venues – and came up ...
Read More

She Knows How To Win A Highway

By Tony Megahey A rare and unlucky Flemington foray by Goulburn’s Danny Williams provides the strongest possible push for promising ...
Read More

Byers Looking For A Bit Of 'Magic' At Taree

By Doug Ryan Trainer Michael Byers hopes to erase from his mind a scratching problem at Manning Valley Race Club’s ...
Read More
Loading...
Racing NSW Apps
View
Mobile Version
Contact
Forms
Information
Industry Links