WARRNAMBOOL Racing Club is one of five clubs shortlisted for the major award at the 2017-18 Country Racing Victoria Awards night in Melbourne on August 25.
Ballarat, Cranbourne, Echuca and Geelong join Warrnambool as the other finalists for the Country Racing Victoria club of the year award.
Floral Fever, trained by Warrnambool’s Symon Wilde, is one of three nominations for the country horse of the year award.
Gallic Chieftain and Vianden are the other finalists while CRV has introduced a new award for the community club of the year.
Camperdown, Dunkeld and Terang racing clubs are among six clubs vying for the inaugural award.
The Warrnambool, Mortlake, Terang and Woodford cups have been nominated for the event of the year title.
The leading country trainer, jockey and apprentice jockey of the year will also be awarded.