Trot, dog races combine

THE Rockhampton Greyhound and Harness Racing clubs are joining forces again at Callaghan Park tomorrow.

The joint-meeting concept was introduced recently in an attempt to revamp the struggling individual racing bodies.

Rockhampton Harness Racing spokeswoman Trish Slade said a bumper day was expected.

She said local bookmakers would field on all races including Derby Day at Flemington, which features the Saab Quality, Mackinnon Stakes and the feature AAMI Victoria Derby over 2500 metres.

Full tote facilities will also be available.

Harness action starts at 12.57pmwith three races on the card.

The greyhounds start their seven-race program at 2.28pm. Gates open at 11am.



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