HARNESS Racing fans have put forward their nominations and from this five drives in New South Wales in the 2016/17 season have been selected for the TAB Kevin Newman Award For Driving Excellence.
The winner of this inaugural award will be announced at the Arthur J. Gallagher Harness Racing NSW Awards Night on October 28 at the Hilton Sydney.
And those that vote for the winner go into the draw to win a $2000 Tabcorp account.
The five drives in question are:
- Geoff Simpson – ‘Early move secures the win’ – CASTALONG SHADOW (Bathurst 25/03/17 – No.6)
- Brad Elder – ‘Patience pays off’ – DAYS END (Newcastle 6/05/17 – No.9)
- Darren Hancock – ‘Weaving magic in the shadows of the post’ – DON KEE (Menangle 20/02/17 – No.4)
- Chris Geary – ‘The last stride’ – THE SYSTEM STRIDE (Penrith 8/12/16 – No.3)
- Ray Walker – ‘Early tactics pays dividends’ – OUR RED JACK (Wagga 25/7/17 – No.7)
To vote go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MZVK8NQ
Voting closes on Wednesday October 18 at 5pm.