All set for a top day at the track

Stunning 2018 Cutting Edge fashions finalists Kate Ralph, Grace Dawson and Melissa Gaffney.
Stunning 2018 Cutting Edge fashions finalists Kate Ralph, Grace Dawson and Melissa Gaffney.

Forbes Spring Race meeting is shaping up to be another huge success.

There are six races programmed and they will be highlighted by the running of Forbes Spring Cup which this year is being sponsored by Lachlan Readymix.

The other five races are also named after major sponsors for the day - find out more in the race fields on page 19 and Col Hodges' racing preview on page 18.

The Forbes Jockey Club is very indebted to all our sponsors and enjoy their company on course every year, secretary Harvey Elliott says.

Some of the sponsors have been supporting the Forbes Jockey Club for many years whilst some are new to the club, but we never forget their support and know that we provide them and their clients and friends with a day of good fun and a great time so that they will continue to attend for years to come.

Forbes Jockey Club would like to thank all our sponsors for their generous support and wish them well in their business, may they continue to prosper.

Forbes Jockey Club during our day to day operations at the track support these companies and encourage our members to support them as well.

Looking forward to Saturday and another successful, fun filled day with the community of Forbes and beyond.

Gates open at 11am for a great day out.

There is $3000 in cash and prizes to be won in Fashions on the Field - register at the Fashions on the Field tent and then be there at the appointed time for preliminary judging.

Categories are:

Tiny Tots (aged 3 to eight years) a fun category in the spirit of fashion at the races, preliminary judging at 2pm.

Junior (eight to 16 years) a fun category with an emphasis on trendy race wear, preliminary judging at 2.10pm

Cutting edge (16 years plus) for individual style and distinctiveness, preliminary judging 2.20pm

Most elegant lady (18 years plus) for exceptional style and elegance, preliminary judging at 2.35pm.

Best dressed gent (16 years plus) for gents with distinctive races style.

Admission is just $10 for adults and $5 for pensioners, with children under 12 years free.

Strictly no BYO alcohol, a bar and a canteen will be in operation.