Bill Colgan / Thursday, 30 July 2020 / Categories: Latest News Lion Red Pubs & Clubs Punters' Challenge at Ruakaka on Wednesday 26th August. Check with your local to see if they are putting a team together. Traditionally held at a mid-week meeting in May the competition had to be delayed. Teams are to be entered by the pubs and clubs associated with Lion Red in the Northland region. Organise a team at your local and come test your punting prowess against other Northland teams at the Ruakaka racecourse on Wednesday August 26 and earn the bragging rights for the next year. Lion Breweries and the Whangarei Racing Club have put together an exciting package. LION RED PUBS AND CLUBS PACKAGE Prestigious Winner’s Trophy plus $1,000 LION RED merchandise voucher for winning team, on top of their successful day’s betting. Competition limited to a maximum of 20 teams of 4-6 members with entry of $400 per team. $400 to be used as $350 betting money by the team and $50 towards the jackpot draws. Of-course all returns from the team’s betting is retained by the team. At least two jackpot prizes will be allocated by lucky draw (one chance per team). Amounts and number dependent on the number of teams entered. Decision made on the day but not less than $500 distributed by jackpots, subject to a minimum of ten teams being entered. Lion Red and the Club will also provide: Snack food voucher will be issued to team members. The cafe will be available during the day for additional food to purchase. Three vouchers for LION RED beverages for each team member and cash bar available in the room. Racebook for each team member. The Bonecrusher and Surfbreak Lounge will be reserved for the competition and there will be a cash bar and betting facilities in the lounges. Tee Cafe will be open for additional food purchases. All teams must pre-register with the Club to ensure their place. Registration CLOSES 5pm Monday 24th August, unless closed before-hand. Email email@example.com or phone 09 432 7249. Previous Article Trials Added To Ruakaka's Calendar. Next Article Media Release - Ruakaka Racing on Saturday 15th August Print 92 Rate this article: No rating More links EventsRace Meeting Details for 26 August 2020 Please login or register to post comments.