Conditions point to excellent Bingara race meeting

February 1, 2011

The race track and surrounds look to be in superb order for the Bingara Races set down for this coming Saturday, February 5.

A new sponsor has joined the line-up of major sponsors, with Austbrokers Insurance RWA joining with H. Roy Miller Stock and Station Agents, McGregors Agricultural Services, Bingara Pharmacy, Campbells BP Fuel Supplies and Booroomooka Angus Stud all offering attractive prize money.

Fashions in the Field is an increasingly popular event at the races, with race-goers of all ages dressing the part.  Categories include:

  • Miss Young Racegoer
  • Mr. Young Racegoer
  • Most Original
  • Best Lady’s Hat
  • Best Fascinator
  • Mr. Trendy
  • Ms. Racing and
  • Lady of the Day.

Sponsors of Fashions on the Field events include IGA Bingara, Sportsman’s Hotel, Shenanigans on Gwydir, La Vogue Hairdressing, Bingara Post Office and Bingara Pharmacy.

On-course TAB wil be in operation, as will a bar and catering facilities.
Gates open at 11 am.

The Bingara Show Society’s Valentines Ball will follow the race meeting, starting at 6 pm in the Showground Pavilion.

The band Stray Dogs will entertain, and a ploughman’s dinner will be served and again, a bar will operate.

People are not permitted to bring their own drinks.