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Huge Prize List for Hobart

$18,000 prize list on offer

Hobart Bikes and Spikes - January 8th

Tasmanian Carnivals website


There is increased prize money at this years Hobart Bikes and Spikes Cycling and Athletic Carnival to be held at the New Town sports ground on Saturday January 8th.  The carnival in its 24th year has in recent times been enjoying higher attendances with last years crowd estimated at 2000 persons.  Prize money this year will exceed $18,000 with the Parmic Fire Protection Wheelrace being worth $4000 and the Eyelines Gift $3000.  The A grade scratch race will also be worth $1000.

Carnival Organiser Ray Quarrell and his Committee are determined to lift the status of the carnival to that of the major north west coast carnivals.  The Hobart Athletic Club is now a member of the Sports Carnivals Association of Tasmania with the Association also committed to raising the profile of the carnival.

This year three cycling events the scratch, derby and wheelrace will be part of the National Star Series Award, which will encourage cyclists to compete at the carnival.

At this point entries for the carnival have not been finalised but it is anticipated there will be a number of scratch riders competing.  Itís believed Victorian scratch riders Todd Wilsch and Darren Young have entered and it is anticipated American Jamie Carnie will also ride.

The Sports carnivals Association is endeavouring to have riders stay over for the carnival despite the gap of seven days from the New Years Day Carnival at Burnie.

There is however no doubt the number of cycling entries will be up on previous years and Southern patrons can expect to see great carnival action.



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