Mildura Racing Club’s first ever Trades and Services raceday is set to be a real blast with great incentives available for local businesses and their employees.
Member for Mildura and Minister for Racing Denis Napthine announced funding to boost the raceday on Fiday, October 19th, allowing the club to put on great live entertainment and offer special packages to those who attend.
“The inaugural Trades and Services raceday is a fantastic opportunity for local businesses and their employees to enjoy a splendid afternoon of racing and absorb the great atmosphere of Mildura races,” Mr Crisp said.
“A unique race day package has been designed to attract people to the day that includes admission, a race book, a BBQ voucher and a free first drink.
There will also be live music throughout the day as well as special offers to promote the forthcoming Mildura Melbourne Cup and Mildura Twilight Christmas party race days.
“The Club hopes that this meeting will attract people who might have never been to the races before and allow them to enjoy a great day out.
Chief Executive Officer of Murray Mallee Racing Aaron Garvie said the Mildura Racing Club is very excited to be able to hold a Trades & Services day with the support of the Government’s Raceday Attraction Program.
“We hope to see as many traditional and especially non-traditional race goers on course enjoying the day,” Mr Garvie said.
“By providing non-regular race goers with a taste of A Great Day Out country racing experience we hope this will encourage Mildura region locals to attend our Melbourne Cup Day races to make that special day even bigger,” Mr Garvie said.
The Victorian Coalition Government has provided $7,100 through the Raceday Attraction Program in partnership with Mildura Racing Club which has provided an additional $7,100.
Dr Napthine said the Raceday Attraction Program, derived from on-course wagering taxes, is focused on increasing attendances at the state’s racetracks.
“The Raceday Attraction Program aims to attract people back to the state’s racetracks and target new audiences through partnering with the local community,” Dr Napthine said.
“This initiative of the Mildura Racing Club is welcomed and I wish them all the best for their very first Trades and Services Day on October 19th.”