Racecalls, Event Hosting, Trivia events – Music, golf and racing specialist


“Entertainment guaranteed.”
Lofty is well known for his unique, warm and engaging style. With an extensive radio presenting career extending from racing, golf and sports shows, hotel and restaurant reviews to large and small event hosting and phantom racecalls, Lofty always brings a smile to his audience. Lofty takes pride in making each experience memorable whether it be for a small private group or a large corporate event.


Personalised RACECALLS

Are you looking for a unique edge for an upcoming special event? Something special that will make your guests laugh and keep talking about your event for years to come? The “Lofty” racecall is guaranteed to add a fun and memorable edge to any occasion. A great surprise for birthdays, retirement parties, product launches, weddings, sportsman’s nights, Cup Carnival functions, Christmas parties to name a few. Lofty’s racecall’s can either be made live in person or studio recorded and provided on CD. Studio recorded enables great sound effects options such as Crowd noises and applause, helicopters, pipeband, Prince Charles' special comments, barrier stalls, thundering hoofbeats to name a few. Racecalls are not limited to Australia and pre-recorded calls can be recorded and sent anywhere in the world. 

How does it work?

Simply fill out the form here and provide some background information on the audience involved. Typically the guests will be “jockeys” in the racecall aboard a horse with a name created to be relevant to something about that person. Guaranteed to leave your guests laughing
Click here to hear a Lofty racecall in action, email or call to speak to Lofty himself to discuss your special event. You won’t be disappointed.


"Neil Longden, aka "Lofty" is the father of TRIVIA in this town. He is credited with kicking off the music trivia frenzy in the 1990's. His entertaining evenings were legendary. Lofty puts loads of his effervescent personality into every show he hosts, be it Music, Sport and general trivia. A night at any of Lofty's trivia shows is thoroughly good fun".
Greg Miles, On Course Racecaller – Melbourne Cup

Lofty is considered by Melbourne Media as the FATHER FIGURE of compering TRIVIA NIGHTS including General, Sporting, Music and a recently launched GOLF TRIVIA Show with Australian Ladies Golf Pro and TV commentator Sandra MacKenzie. This SHOW is great unique entertainment for any Golf Club and the perfect opportunity for golf buffs to assert their knowledge for our tailor made show. Price is negotiable. Call or email to discuss. 


Event Hosting

From Corporate Events, marquee hosting at the Races or other sporting or social event, your guests will be engaged and entertained with Lofty as host or MC.

Lofty is a sought after event host and always ensures that each event whether it be for 20 or 600 people is personal and relevant. He has hosted events for major Racing Clubs, conferences, sporting clubs - even high end fashion brands. Lofty’s unique style and versatility is always a winner with his audience.


Contact Us

Contact Us

Neil “Lofty” Longden 
Melbourne, Australia

Business Phone Number: +61 (0)418 537 745
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