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ilovebrokenhill.com , was first published on 8 December 2011 by Jane Deany. My blog is all about the famous outback Australian National Heritage Listed City named Broken Hill, located in the state of New South Wales. I first visited #BrokenHill in 2002 and have returned many times since then. ilovebrokenhill.com will help you discover what's great about this historic mining city, where in the mid 1880's the line of lode, a rich ore body of silver, lead and zinc was found. You will find stories about anything related to Broken Hill.

Sunday, 18 October 2015

Silver City Cup Races 24 October 2015 Broken Hill

Community Event
It's that time of year again and the popular Silver City Cup horse races in Broken Hill are on next Saturday 24 October 2015. It's therefore another perfect time to visit the city in the coming week. Hopefully you might still be able to book some accommodation if you're not a local.

Silver City Cup
24 October 2015
Broken Hill

For more details call Cheryl Krutli on 0428 532 705.

There is $50,000 in prize money with six races.

Nominations close Monday 11am 19 October 2015.

Here's a link to Racing NSW website. NB this is a non TAB meeting.

Race 1 - Silver City Cup - (1600 metres)

Race 2 - Benchmark 60 Handicap (1100 metres)

Race 3 - Benchmark 55 Handicap (1400 metres)

Race 4 - Benchmark 45 Handicap (1200 metres)

Race 5 - Maiden Plate (900 metres)

Race 6 - Maiden Plate (1200 metres)

Fashion will all play a big part with assorted awards including -

Most elegant senior lady (age 55+)

Most elegant lady (age 25+)

Trendiest chick (age 16-25)

Miss teen (age 11-16)

Best dressed junior girl & boy (age 5-11)

Best dressed gent

Most stylish hat.

I haven't been lucky enough to get to Broken Hill's second biggest race meeting - the Silver City Cup (and the only other race meeting apart from the major event of the year - the St Patrick's Day races in March each year).

Happy punting, or just enjoy the fashion and socialising!

Cheers, Jane Deany

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