Funding Push

AT THE STARTING GATE: Mount Gambier Racing Club newly appointed general manager Brett Watson hopes the organisation can move ahead with the redevelopment of the track at the Allan Scott Glenburnie Racecourse.			 		     Picture: SANDRA MORELLO

AT THE STARTING GATE: Mount Gambier Racing Club newly appointed general manager Brett Watson hopes the organisation can move ahead with the redevelopment of the track at the Allan Scott Glenburnie Racecourse. Picture: SANDRA MORELLO

THE Mount Gambier Racing Club is hoping its third attempt to attract $1.7m in federal funding will pay dividends so the shovel-ready redevelopment of its beleaguered track can move forward.

The club is just weeks away from lodging its third application to the National Stronger Region's Fund, which is critical in securing the $4m overhaul of the waterlogged circuit.

Despite having a $1.7m funding commitment from Thoroughbred Racing SA, the club is yet to secure the key federal grant.

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