Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Evans Head Set for Day at the Races

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Evans Head Set for Day at the Races

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Byline: Geoff Newling Racing correspondent

LISMORE Turf Club will return to racing next Saturday with its Evans Head Cup meeting.

The Evans Head Cup (1516m), a $10,000 open handicap, headlines a six-race TAB meeting and club secretary-manager Scott Jones is ready for another good day.

"Yeah, should be a good one," Jones said this week.

"We haven't raced since the cup meeting. We had one meeting washed out but we've had good weather since and we rated the track a Soft 5 or 6 on Tuesday."

Jones said the Evans Head Bowling Club was one of the major sponsors of the day and "always brings a bus- load of patrons over".

"We also have a good number of other people booked in."

Nominations for the meet- ing close at 11am on Monday.

Meanwhile, Inverell Jockey Club vice-chairman Mike Witherdin reports that while the Melbourne Cup carnival garnered much of the recent racing headlines, there was a little win at Grafton recently that barely rated a mention. …

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