RACING: Warwick Turf Club president Phil Grant with Will and Dave West, of Tri-Steel Warwick, at the new pavilion on Wednesday, a day later the roof is on and it is almost ready for hundreds of patrons on Saturday.
RACING: Warwick Turf Club president Phil Grant with Will and Dave West, of Tri-Steel Warwick, at the new pavilion on Wednesday, a day later the roof is on and it is almost ready for hundreds of patrons on Saturday. Gerard Walsh

Fields stack up well for the Warwick Picnic Races on Saturday

RACING: There are 57 nominations for the five races at the Warwick Picnic Races at Allman Park on Saturday.

Gates open at noon and the first race is the Southern Downs Ag Maiden Plate at 1.34pm which has attracted 17 horses, 12 down as starters now and five emergencies in the case of scratchings.

There are 13 nominations for the Warwick Automotive BenchMark 50 Handicap and seven in the QTIS Ergon Energy Maiden Plate.

The Bill and Margaret Hoiberg Memorial BenchMark 55 has attracted 10 starters and there are 10 in the Grove Juice Squeeze BenchMark 65 Handicap.

The roof has been fitted to The Coffee Club Pavilion in time for the picnic races. Contractors Tri-Steel Warwick did all the wall work on Wednesday and put the roof on today.

Warwick Turf Club president Phil Grant said the pavilion would be ready well in time for the arrival of guests on Saturday.

Tickets still available for the pavilion area on www.warwickturfclub.org.au or at the gate on Saturday. General admission available for $15, children under 15 free.

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