Upcoming Events at Ruakaka Racing

Event date: 3/10/2018 11:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Lion Red Clubs Punters Challenge - Wednesday October 3

Lion Red Clubs Punters Challenge - Wednesday October 3

Enter your team of 5 including a team manager and be in the competition courtesy of Lion Red. Get your Club Manager to contact the local Lion Red rep.

Lion Red sponsor an annual punters' challenge for the Lion Red Clubs and this always attracts a number of teams that occupy the Beachside Bar function room at the course. With Lion Red approval your team of five (including a team manager) will receive a $200 TAB voucher, drinks and food voucher for each team member. A cash bar and cafe is open for members over and above the sponsored drinks and food voucher. 

The competition is based on the team winning the most money from the provided $200 TAB voucher. All bets and voucher must be in the hands of the "officials" before each race. A maximum of 18 teams based on team nominations prior to 28 September. If not filled then Clubs can nominate a second team by the 1 October.

Full details of the event and competition rules below as PDF documents that can be printed off.

Red Hat Ladies from Doubtless Bay

A bus load of the social group known as "Red Hat Ladies" will be enjoying a day out in the Surfbreak Lounge. This group of ladies over 50, are clearly distinctive as they wear something purple and a red hat! The group has a pretty simple plan - once month to get together for a fun social day out!

The Whangarei bus service will run as per normal with time details to be confirmed on the Saturday prior to the meeting.

The mid-week meeting may only be lower grade races but many are young horses starting their two or three year-old seasons and most are from the bigger stables in the northern region so they become horses to follow over their spring and summer campaigns.

The eight race programme is currently scheduled to commence at 12.57pm and finish at 5.04pm.




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