The Coffs Harbour Racing Club, has been unable to race since last years Melbourne Cup thanks to over 1600mm of rain so far in 2015. That’s all about to change with the club ready to relaunch for the annual racing festival.
In 2015 Coffs Harbour residents receive a part-day public holiday on Thursday, 6 August from midday til 5.30pm as part of the annual two-day festival.
Howard Street will be closed all day on August 6 (9am til 6.30pm) to allow for the safe entrance and exit for all attendees. Parking is available on site but racegoers are encouraged to make use of public transport. Public bus services will be running from Park Avenue CBD and Sawtell/Toormina.
It is expected that over 8000 racegoers will attend the event.
Tickets are available now with general admission costing $20.
The gates will open at 11.30am and the first race is scheduled to start at 12.32pm.