Northern Combine
Melbourne University Trophy

Sat, 7 May 2016
Scratch (2016)
Gisborne South
Entries open
Sun, 01 May 2016 6:00 PM AEST
Entries close
Thu, 05 May 2016 9:00 AM AEST
Scratch cut-off
Fri, 06 May 2016 12:00 noon AEST
Pay online by
Sun, 08 May 2016 11:59 PM AEST


  • Host Club: - This race is proudly presented by Melbourne University CC
  • Format: - Scratch
  • Distances:
    A Grade: 85.0 km 10 laps
    B Grade: 76.5 km 9 laps
    C Grade: 68.0 km 8 laps
    D Grade: 59.5 km 7 laps


09:00 Registration
10:00 Race Start (roll out from Pony Club)

Course Info

  • Getting there: - Take the Calder freeway North West (M79) and take the Couangalt/Mundy Road Exit. Continue left on Counangalt Rd.
  • Registration Location: - GISBOURNE PONY CLUB Robertson Reserve, Couangalt Rd, Gisborne South VIC 3437 Google Maps
  • Parking: - Rego location
  • Toilets: - Rego location
  • Race Start Location: - Riders will roll out under control from the Pony Club to the course (approx 2km)

Course-Specific Notices & FAQ

  • SPECIAL NOTICE - The Registration location has moved to GISBOURNE PONY CLUB
    Robertson Reserve, Couangalt Rd, Gisborne South VIC 3437 Google Maps.

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.

More Information


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Entry prices

Online pricing:

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