CANCELLED – Aberdeen Highland Games 2020

As a result of Government regulations, and the need to take every responsible action to contain COVID-19, the Committee of the Aberdeen Highland Games has decided to cancel this year’s Highland Games that were to be held on the 4th July next. It is regrettable that we have had to take this action, but the…

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Charles Cooke - President

Welcome from the President

The Games of 2019 are nearly upon us and what an event they promise to be. On this occasion we will be celebrating 20 years of the Aberdeen Highland Games. When organising the inaugural Games in 2000 I don’t believe any of us contemplated the 20 year celebration but here we are! It is a pleasure to announce that our Honoured Guest for 2019 is Nicola O’Driscoll.

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Nicola O’Driscoll

Chief of the Day – Nicola O’Driscoll

Nicola grew up at Kayuga, a property west of Aberdeen and has a strong bond with this area. She was educated in Sydney and Armidale and then became a Chartered Accountant while working in Sydney. Upon returning to the Upper Hunter in 1996 to work at Coolmore Stud, a position she left when she married her husband Tony O’Driscoll.

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Aberdeen Cup

Sunday was a fantastic day at Muswellbrook Race Club for Aberdeen Cup. Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Highland Games we had a touch of the new Upper Hunter Tartan. KULNURA won race 4 VINERY STUD B66 HCP 1500M for David Atkins with Samantha Clenton riding in the new Tartan jockey Silks. The Tartan was…

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