Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club will host its Christmas Party Race Day on Monday, December 7.
It will be the club's second public race meeting since the pandemic and the first since it was purchased by Racing NSW in September.
It will also be the first time patrons are allowed to buy tickets at the gate since the pandemic.
"It's good now the coronavirus restrictions have eased so we can have more people come along," club president Garry McQuillan said.
"We've got a good crowd already; around 700 people have purchased tickets."
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Mr McQuillan said the club was well prepared for the numerous Christmas party groups expected, having made some recent improvements around the course.
"We've just put up 22 permanent demountable gazebos," he said.
"They're fantastic; there's a lovely shade area over the top for you."
In terms of racing, Mr McQuillan said there was good prize money on offer and a large number of nominated starters.
"We've got a good representation coming and some good horses - there's nearly 14 per race," he said.
"The track is on fire too, it couldn't be better."
There will be seven races on the day, with the first one starting at 1:45pm.
Gates will open at 11:30am and there will be free buses running from various locations across Forster and Tuncurry every half an hour.
Visit the Tuncurry Forster Jockey Club Facebook page to find out more.
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