1 Chairman’s Welcome A warm welcome to today’s race meeting at Thoroughbred Park. For those patrons who may not be aware the Canberra Racing Club is at the forefront of providing comprehensive information for patrons, owners and trainers. These include: • A full colour race book which includes: last five starts form, techform, trainer and jockey percentages and detailed track and distance performances. The race summary at the foot of each race field is always close to the mark and there is form comment on each horse in the detailed form. The full colour race book is available on the Club web site the day prior to each race meeting. • Detailed form is available on the Club website shortly after fields are released two days prior to race day. • In the wagering section on the Club web site John Scorse provides tips for each race and his best bet, John is one of the best local form analyst and visits most of the regional race meetings and therefore is well informed on local form. • Scratchings are available on the web site and final scratchings are usually posted by 7.50am on race morning. The scratching page includes the track condition, penetrometer reading, rail position and weather. • On the next working day following each race meeting a replay of each race and the barrier trials may be viewed on the Club web site www.thoroughbredpark.com.au and an archive of past races is available Web Site The Club’s web site has all the information on Canberra Racing, if you are not a regular visitor to www. thoroughbredpark.com.au why not visit the site and explore and let us know what you think. Sunday 10 March 2018 is the Group 3 John McGrath Auto Group Black Opal Stakes and the tab.com. au Canberra Cup. There are some great hospitality packages on offer. Marquee packages available including St Covet Row Marquees at $275 per person, The Stalls Shared Marquee at $175 per person, SIlks Room at $250 per person. The full range of options and inclusions are published on our website www.thoroughbredpark.com.au Enquiries can be made at the Club Administration today or telephone 02- 62040000 Monday to Friday. We hope you have a great day. Ian Mackay Chairman Canberra Racing Club Upcoming Race Meetings Friday 22 February 2018 – Affinity Electrical Technologies Lightning Ridge Plate Day Sunday 10 March 2018 – John McGrath Auto Group Canberra Black Opal Stakes & tab.com.au Canberra Cup THOROUGHBRED PARK FUNCTION AND CONVENTION CENTRE Beautiful function rooms, classy events and catering to all needs.