Board of Management (BOM) Meeting Minutes – January 2024

Detailed Minutes to follow. BOM Meeting Minutes 16/01/2024

WPF BOM meeting minutes 16-01-2024

Key take outs.

1. Brimbank Council approved application to use the facilities for 2024.

2. Transport for 2024.

Motion. “Establish a sub-committee of 5 people to investigate the purchase of a truck [Prime Mover] to be answerable to the WPF BOM.

Moved C. Cachia, Seconded D. Tenaglia, Carried all.

        1. Transport committee to be made up of.
          • J. Saggers [BOM member].
          • D. Tenaglia [BOM member].
          • 3 other racing members of the WPF.
            • Mark Bennett, Robert Ziaja & Robert Saggers.
        2. Some Objective [detailed objectives list to follow].
          • Purchase a prime mover [between $100K – $150K] using current WPF invested funds.
          • Establish protocols for.
            • Drivers
            • Sleeper alternatives [motel/caravan park] in the earlier races so the trailer can house 24-25 units
            • Detailed travelling schedule for the 240M races to be delivered by Friday basketing for Saturday racing.

3. Race schedule changes [draft below].

            • Include 10 birders.
            • Include 240M races on Friday [subject to transport committee confirmation via transport schedule].
            • Includes the 500M & 600M as per the traditional schedule.

4. Transport price to be provided to.

            • VRPU [start to finish].
            • GMPF [400M, 500M & 600M].

5. Trailer replacement fund raising suggestions.

        • 2024 – retain 25% of all prize money to be allocated to a trailer replacement fund.
        • Stock bird sales [ b/w June-September] all proceeds to go towards trailer replacement fund.
        • Other fund-raising options to be considered.


Sat 29/06/2024160Margaret Tung Memorial [Shepparton]Fri50
Sat 6/07/2024160SheppartonFri50
Sat 13/07/2024250FinleyFri50
Sat 20/07/2024250FinleyFri50
Sat 27/07/2024370NarranderaThu / Fri [TBC]50
Sat 3/08/2024370NarranderaThu / Fri [TBC]50
Sat 10/08/2024370NarranderaThu / Fri [TBC]40
Sat 10/08/2024370C&J Morris Memorial [Narrandera]Thu / Fri [TBC]10
Sat 17/08/2024480Hunter Stock Feed Classic [West Wyalong]Thu40
Sat 24/08/2024480Peter O'Sullivan Memorial [West Wyalong]Thu40
Sat 31/08/2024480West WyalongThu30
Sat 31/08/2024480Alison Portelli Classic [West Wyalong]Thu10
Sat 7/09/2024560CondobolinThu40
Sat 14/09/2024560WPF Cup & CondobolinThu40
Sat 15/09/2024560WPF Breeders PlateFri
Sat 21/09/2024560Hilary Ashley Sires Produce [Condobolin]Thu40
Sat 21/09/2024380Yolla [subject to change]Wed40
Sat 28/09/2024690NarromineThu40
Sat 5/10/2024690NarromineThu40
Sat 12/10/2024690NATIONAL [Dubbo]Thu10
Sat 19/10/2024860CoonambleWed40
Sat 26/10/2024
Sat 19/10/2024980CollarenabriWed40

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