Late in 2013, the Tatura and Shepparton Racing Club was allocated an extra race in their season calendar, with a transfer of an eight-race TAB meeting from the Werribee Racing Club.January 28, 2014 4:15pm
Tatura and Shepparton Racing Club chief executive Desiree Pettit said as a result, this meeting, scheduled for Friday, February 7, was recently approved as one of the few twilight meetings set in country Victoria.
‘‘Racing at Tatura will commence at 2.15 pm, with the final race at 6.30 pm, followed shortly after by the first race at Moonee Valley’s popular night races,’’ she said.
Ms Pettit said entry would be free and the bar would be open on course until 7 pm.
‘‘To take advantage of the unique opportunity though, the club is hosting a business networking function in the Maloney Lounge for people to get together in a relaxed environment to enjoy an afternoon making new professional contacts,’’ she said.
‘‘Working with the Shepparton Chamber of Commerce, the club hopes to engage professionals from all business sectors in the Goulburn Valley by offering the exclusive lounge with finger food, premium drinks package, private TAB, bar and bathrooms, SKY1 big screen, racebook, Punters Club and giveaways, including a $1600 naming rights package for the Tatura Easter Cup meeting for one lucky business.’’
Ms Pettit said gates opened on race day at 1.30 pm and tickets for the Summer Twilight Networking Lounge could be purchased for $60 from the club’s page on the Country Racing website.
‘‘All information about inclusions are available on that website and tax receipts will be issued following purchase,’’ she said.
An average of one person a day attends Goulburn Valley Base Hospital either in an intoxicated state or with a history of risky alcohol consumption, an emergency department specialist says.
The Yarrawonga Pigeons will have to regroup after being dismantled by the Tigers in the OMFNL second semi-final.
Transition Tatura held a successful film festival, Communities Shaping the Future: a Day of Conversations and Films on Saturday, August 30.
Councillor Tom Weyrich has been re-elected mayor.
A building damaged in the Rochester flood in 2011 will be repaired using a Victorian Government allocation.
Hawthorn star visits Kyabram
Seymour Garden Club members remember the organisation's founder.
On Saturday, for the first time in Jerilderie Football Club's history, the Dees won three consecutive senior premierships.
Tellurian Wines’ Daniel Hopkins was thrilled to receive the top prize in the inaugural VIC100 wine awards at Federation Square in Melbourne.
Moira council has urged community to support Nathalia Men’s Shed to complete the project.
Deniliquin couple and foster carers Christine and David Donald are encouraging people to take on a foster child.
Apples were the food most seized and destroyed at Australian airports in 2013-14, but Fruit Growers Victoria is not alarmed.
William 'Bill' Cleeland was inducted into the Shell Rimula Wall of Fame last week in recognition of his lifetime of service to the transport industry.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.