Mount Isa Race Club are expecting a sell-out crowd at Saturday's spring cup race meeting at Buchanan Park.
There are no tickets left available for Saturday's five-race card with a couple of big races on the agenda.
The first race is a maiden plate starting at 1.20pm but things heat up quickly with race 2 being the first Country Stampede qualifier with $12,000 and a place in the Doomben final on offer for the winner.
Proven performers such as Wicked Wiki, Yarrapower and Bowie Rocks will be among the favourites to take the win.
Race three is a Class B handicap which is followed at 3.20pm by the big race of the day the Country Cups challenge Cava Spring Cup open handicap with $20,000 on offer to the winner.
Deadly Choices, who won last year's final in Doomben is back to defend his title for the Damien Finter - Dan Ballard combination but will face stiff competition from the likes of Loud Enough, Snippy Strategic and others.
The final race of the day is a class three plate worth $12,000 to the winner.
The Cloncurry leg of the Doomben qualifiers will be held in a TAB meet on Friday, October 9.
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