Vines At Hollydene

Proud winners of naming rights to 2016 Muswellbrook Cup!

Hollydene Estate Secures Muswellbrook Cup Naming Rights

Hollydene Estate Wines has won the sought after Muswellbrook Gold Cup Naming Rights which was confirmed at a the annual Gold Sponsors Gala Dinner evening on 7th October.

Thirty five local businesses were in the running through the innovative sponsorship program with Hollydene Estate securing the naming rights after being the last business drawn out on the night.

Other Gold Sponsors to make the final four and be allocated naming rights races on Muswellbrook Cup Day included Schmetzer Racing, Peel Valley Machinery and Widden Stud. They will join major race club partners Horsepower, Mt Arthur Coal, Tabcorp and Prime 7 Media as sponsors on Muswellbrook’s biggest race day.

The Muswellbrook RSL were again successful in producing the highest bid in an auction to secure the naming rights to the Fashions On The Field.

MRC Chairman John Sunderland thanked all in attendance for their support of the race club and made particular mention of the diversity of businesses involved from the local area representing all industries in the Upper Hunter.

“The Gold Sponsors Club initiative continues to grow and tonight’s Gala Dinner is quickly becoming the ‘must attend’ event.” said Mr Sunderland.

“We are very proud of our growing relationships with these businesses and our continued community support.”

“The club has never been better positioned.”

John Sunderland also welcomed news that the half-day public holiday has been confirmed for Muswellbrook Cup Day.

“The half-day holiday is an integral part of our cup day so it was pleasing to get that confirmed.”

Muswellbrook Cup Day this year moves to Friday 25th November while races will still be conducted on Melbourne Cup Day – 1st November.

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