Feature racing continues at Gosford with the running of the third qualifying round for the Polytrack Provincial Championships on Saturday 14th March. The top three placings from the $150,000 qualifier will go on to compete in the Championships Final at Randwick on Saturday 11th April.

An initiative of Racing NSW and the NSW Government, The Provincial Championships was launched to help promote Provincial Racing in NSW. The series gives provincially trained horses the opportunity to compete in the Championships Final and a share in $500,000. A qualifying round is held at each of the five Provincial Clubs with the top three placed horses going on to compete in the final at Randwick during the Autumn carnival.

The Polytrack Provincial Championship is a great concept and it gives local owners and trainers a chance to mix it up on the big stage.” – Said Lacey.

Sure to be a busy day at the track, gates will open at 12.00pm. The raceday features an eight-race card including the $150,000 Provincial Qualifier, live music, free kids activities as well as a Punters Challenge, open to all general admission, members & hospitality guests.

This year Gosford will also host a new initiative the ‘Gosford Punters Challenge’. The concept is aimed at bringing more people to the track and to enhance the raceday experience for those already on course. All patrons onsite can enter via our digital platform and can place virtual bets. The winner is the one with the biggest purse after eight races. It is free to enter and there are over $3,000 worth of prizes to be won.

Hospitality packages are now available and selling out fast for the Saturday Raceday, to book visit theentertainmentgrounds.com.au or contact the office on 02 4325 0461.

Saturday 29 February Newcastle 1400m
Saturday 7 March Hawkesbury 1400m
Saturday 14 March Gosford 1200m
Saturday 21 March Kembla Grange 1400m
Saturday 28 March Wyong 1350m
Saturday 11 April Royal Randwick 1400m – FINAL