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KS Black and Co sponsor competitive stakes series

09:53 PM 16 May 2014 NZST
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Harness Racing New South Wales is excited to announce the KS Black and Co Competitive Stakes Gold Series to be run throughout June, July and August.

The set of races are scheduled across all regions and include heats and three $7,500 finals.

HRNSW CEO Sam Nati said: "The competitive stakes concept was recently introduced to create additional opportunities for a certain class of horse using mile rates as a handicapping mechanism.

"We recognise the need to ensure the most efficient use of the horse population, even the less competitive ones in the system.

"These races provide that platform with the key objective to keep owners and hobbyists in the game."

The HRNSW Racing Department started programming the competitive stakes late last year and since then they have continued to grow in popularity and relevance.

The KS Black and Co Gold series is open to R0/R1 horses which have had a minimum of 6 starts and an average mile rate of no faster than 2.02.0 in their last 6 starts at time of nomination. Country divisions will have an average mile rate of no faster than 2.04.0.

Sth West Riverina & Western Districts

Heat – Parkes 28th June

Heat - Bathurst 2nd July

Heat - Wagga 4th July

Heat - Young 5th July

FINAL – Young 11th July - $7500


Heat – Tamworth 24th July

Heat – Maitland 25th July

FINAL – Maitland 1st August - $7500


Heat – Penrith 14th August

Heat – Penrith 21st August

FINAL – Bankstown 28th August - $7500

Nancy O'Grady | Executive Assistant | Harness Racing New South Wales |

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