Northern Combine
Hawthorn Trophy

Sat, 21 May 2016
Scratch (2016)
Gisborne South
Entries open
Sun, 15 May 2016 6:00 PM AEST
Entries close
Thu, 19 May 2016 8:00 AM AEST
Scratch cut-off
Fri, 20 May 2016 12:00 noon AEST
Pay online by
Fri, 20 May 2016 3:00 PM AEST


  • Host Club: - This race is proudly presented by Hawthorn Cycling Club
  • Format: - Scratch (w KOM Competition offered for A grade men & women)



  • A Grade: 85.0 km 10 laps with KOM laps 2, 4, 6, 8 (approx start 10:00am)
  • B Grade: 76.5 km 9 laps (approx start 10:05am)
  • C Grade: 68.0 km 8 laps (approx start 10:10am)
  • D Grade: 59.5 km 7 laps (approx start 10:15am)


  • A Grade: 68.0 km 8 laps with KOM laps 2, 4, 6 (approx start 10:25am)
  • B Grade: 42.5 km 5 laps (approx start 10:30am)
  • C Grade: 34.0 km 4 laps (approx start 10:35am)


Pitruzzello Estate Olive Grove & Winery (25 Deverall Rd, Sunbury VIC 3429)

Facilities include:

  • Parking / toilets
  • Barista coffee
  • Restaurant for post-race lunches - please book in advance (03) 5428 3055

  • Getting there: - Take the Calder freeway North West (M79) and take the Couangalt/Mundy Road Exit. Turn right towards Mundy Rd, left into Deverall Rd. Pitruzzello Estate is quite prominent on the right.

Race Fees

  • Race Fees: Volunteers $15, Non-vols $27.
  • Pre-Pay Only: - Race Fees are pre-pay only for 2016.
  • Waitlisting: - Races have pre-set limits per grade. Riders may be notified (via Entry Confirmation Email) they have been wailtisted once entries reach these limits. Waitlisted riders are generally still a good chance of a start after scratchings and rider re-grades. Riders not wanting to be considered for promotion from the waitlist should scratch.
  • Scratching: - Scratching is a self-serve, automated refund via EntryBoss if withdrawing within scratching cut-off (generally midday Friday - pls see above).

Race Day Procedures

  • No License, No Race: - riders need a current license (or proof of renewal) to race. CA licenses only.
  • New to Racing: - 3 Race Licenses are available for new riders ($55 cash on-the-day). Please allow time to process prior to race time.
  • Red Light Policy: - Red lights are required this race.
  • On-the-day Entries: Sorry, on-the-day entries are not accepted.
  • Spectating: - Spectators are requested to view the race from vantage points on the circuit, and not to follow riders in cars.
  • Announcements: - Please check the Northern Combine Facebook page, twitter or website for any announcements regarding racing.

Course-Specific Notices & FAQ

  • KOM Points Judging: - KOM Competition is offered for A grade Men & Women. It is important that riders assist KOM points judging by taking care to ensure their race numbers are visible to the left.

More Information


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Entry prices

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