King Island Race Season Finale
FLY IN DAY, Saturday 28th January 2017
Just 45 mins flying time from the coast of Victoria and Tasmania - Come join us for a great day out with feature races and entertainment for the kids!
Racing on King Island is all about having a punt, a good feed, a few drinks and as much fun as you can have standing up! It is also the Finale Day of racing on our calendar.
Fly in Day is all about sharing this with our visitors and making sure the kids have one 'helluva time'.
This day also recognises the sponsors who work tirelessly to support our community,
In 2010 we had visitors from all over; the Tasmanian Premier, Mr Bartlett and his wife and others joined us, as did Penny Verco from Track to Track magazine. Richo from the 'Winning Post', and many other sponsorship representatives. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority chatted to racegoers about air safety and WineSelectors.com.au were there with wine tastings. We had the Human Hurdles and the inaugural King Island Chariot Race for entertainment together with a live band and plenty to entertain the visitors.
In 2011 the' King Island Chariots' continued with the jockeys joining in, the children were kept busy with giddy up bags, hobby horse races and a children's entertainer. A brilliant, sunny day promoted loads of fun for all ages.
In 2012 we will build on our well established foundations, provide plenty for the kids to do and certainly run the King Island Chariot Race for the third time (this time with a chief handicapper employed!)
Feel free to contact Chris with any questions regarding our racing calendar.
Accommodation on the Island is scarce at this time of the year, book early to avoid disappointment. For more information on how to get track side click here.