The Group 1 TAB HUNTER REGION CHAMPIONSHIPS kick off this Friday night at Newcastle Paceway.
After a crowd-free inaugural series in 2020, race-goers can now share the thrill, share the glory and share the moment of Group 1 victory!
After a successful series in a COVID affected racing environment last year, we're looking forward to having spectators trackside for this popular addition to the racing calendar.
The Hunter is one of four regions which will host the regional championships with each region’s final worth $100,000 in prizemoney. The series will culminate in the State Final at Tabcorp Park Menangle on Saturday 29 May where a further $100,000 prizemoney is on offer.
The Hunter region championships are open to Australian bred pacers 4 years or older with a National Ratings Points up to 70 trained and stabled in the Hunter & North West Zones.
In 2020, trainer Clayton Harmey and driver Jack Callaghan claimed maiden Group 1 victory with KANYE CRUSADER taking the honours in the final.
Four heats will be conducted this Friday night, see fields here and more heats on Friday 14 May. Hunter Region Consolation Final and the Group 1 $100,000 Final will be held Friday 21 May 2021.
Use your DINE & DISCOVER voucher in Pacers Restaurant Fri 7th or 14th May to go in the draw to WIN a 'Mates Rates' Package for 10* on Hunter Region Final night Friday 21 May.
In addition, free entry forms will be distributed over the course of the series for your chance to win a trip to the State Final at Tabcorp Park Menangle with accommodation and hospitality package. Place your entries in the barrel near canteen. Winner will be drawn at the Hunter Region Final on Friday 21 May 2021.
So, join us trackside for the TAB HUNTER REGION CHAMPIONSHIPS to share the moment that couldn't be shared last year!
* The 'Mates Rates' package includes table for 10 and main meal in Ross Gigg Lounge, plus 3 drink tickets per person (beer, wine, soft drinks) and race books