Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club's first race meeting of the new decade promises to be a fun summer outing for locals and holidaymakers alike.
Taking place this Saturday, January 18, the Seafood Race Day will feature six races and some of the area's finest local produce.
"We're doing barbecue mullet, Wallis Lake Barclay oysters and prawn rolls," jockey club president Gary McQuillan said.
"There's plenty of shade and plenty of cold refreshments.
"It's going to be a good day."
With gates opening at 11:30am and free buses running from Forster, Tuncurry, Black Head and Pacific Palms, Mr McQuillan was expecting a big summer crowd for the occasion.
"If we don't get 1200 people through the gates I'll be very surprised," he said.
"It's a great day for the family."
The first race starts at 1:55pm and the last will run at 5:05pm, with the 1600m Oyster Cup sponsored by Tuncurry Beach Bowling Club the day's feature race.
A new bar will be operating along with eight bookmakers and a six-window TAB.
Cost of entry is $10 for non-members and $5 for members and pensioners.
For more information and to view the bus timetable, click here.
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