Cup insiders' top event

Warwick Vet Clinic's Chris Reardon, five-year-old thoroughbred Banderin, trainers assistant Steve Clarke and My Optical's Paul Morrissey are ready to kick off the Calcutta this Friday night.
Warwick Vet Clinic's Chris Reardon, five-year-old thoroughbred Banderin, trainers assistant Steve Clarke and My Optical's Paul Morrissey are ready to kick off the Calcutta this Friday night. Georja Ryan

THE My Optical Cup Calcutta is like the red carpet roll-out for the Warwick Cup, and this year is no exception.

Gather a few mates, grab a schooner and get all the inside horse goss on the cup runners.

Have your chance to "own" a horse and go in the running to win a wad of cash.

Stuart Bond will auction off the horses and local race-caller Anthony Collins will talk up the prospects and their form.

My Optical's Paul Morrissey said he was proud to put his name to the Calcutta, and encouraged everyone to get involved.

"It really sets the mood for the cup and I've been studying up on the horses," he said.

Cup sponsor Chris Reardon of Warwick Vet Clinic said the turf club was thankful for My Optical's support.

"Their support is vital for what is such a premier event - that is the Warwick Cup," Mr Reardon said.

Former Australian and St George football legend, Wally "Gator" Fullerton-Smith will also make an appearance on the night.

The Calcutta is hosted on track at Allman Park from 6.30pm.

Entry is free and there will be drinks and nibbles available, plus $2000 worth of Sportingbet vouchers up for grabs.

Topics:  calcutta, horse racing, horses, my optical, sport, warwick cup




Local Real Estate

finda logo
Featured Real Estate
Step Inside - Surprise! $225,000
House 3 1 2
Stanthorpe - Happy... $265,000
House 4 1 5
Parkland Precinct ... $295,000
House 3 2 2
Ready to be sold - in... $215,000
House 3 1 1

Featured Jobs

finda logo

Warwick jobs listed daily


Featured Jobs
FULL TIME WEB... Fortitude Valley Full Time 75,000 - 90,000
GENERAL MANAGER ... Gladstone Full Time $120 - $150
SHORT ORDER COOK Warwick Casual


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Free Seed Packets

with token from today's paper
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Post an ad from $30
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Horoscopes

Virgo

You may find yourself in the middle of an unusual conversation which will fascinate you. Although there are some vague clues within this...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save