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Record Entries For Scone Carnival
The Scone Jockey Club has received a record 439 nominations for its two-day carnival on 15th and 16th May that will offer total prize money of nearly $2 million, reports AAP. "The nominations have never been this high. It's the most noms we've ever had so it's fantastic for the carnival," Scone Jockey Club CEO Sarah Wills said. "Things are looking very good ahead of the carnival and it's shaping up to be a fantastic two days. Marquee sales are at a record high." She added, "It reflects the interest people have for the two days and it's the carnival that everyone wants to come to." Day one of the carnival kicks off on Friday 15th May and will feature the $200,000 Scone Cup (1600m), while Day two will be headlined by the $400,000 Inglis RL 3YO Guineas (1400m) and the $200,000 Dark Jewel Classic (1400m).