A host of local trainers have put their horses forward for this year's Armidale Cup.
The $60,000 race set down for Sunday saw 19 horses named when nominations came out on Tuesday.
Six of those are Armidale-based horses with Lea Selby nominating three, Stirling Osland putting forward two horses and Ned Coldbeck entering one.
There have been 146 nominations across eight races worth a minimum of $30,000 each.
Final acceptances will be released on Thursday.
Gates will open at the racecourse at 11am on Sunday.
Admission cost is $15 for adults and $10 for students and pensioners.