• Saturday, 25 September 2021
    Gates open from with local racing time.

Hops & Hooves Festival Race Day

Gates open at
with local racing from

Saturday 25 September 2021 is Hops & Hooves Festival Race Day.

Entry into the racecourse is free with tickets into the Hops & Hooves Festival available HERE. Festival tickets include four tasting vouchers, a live woodchopping comp, live music and access to premium food vans and breweries. 

Members can purchase tickets for Hops & Hooves Festival at a Members rate ($15) only on race day.

Food and beverages are available at the Thoroughbred Cafe, the Winning Post Bar and the Black Opal Room (Members).

Please call (02) 6204 0000 for further information.

Numbers are limited to comply with current COVID-19 regulations.


Ticketing Information

General Admission:

Entry into Thoroughbred Park is free for non-feature race days.

Patrons must check in via the CBR app upon arrival.

Black Opal Room:

Tables in the Black Opal Room are available for booking for a fee of $30. 


  • If all patrons are members of the Club, they only need to pay the table booking fee.
  • If a member of the club brings a non-member guest, the member or guest must pay $10 for a members wristband to enter the room on the day.
  • If the booker is not a member of the Club nor are any of their guests, they must pay $15 per person for a non-members wristband to enter the room.  

A Carvery is available for $18.50 or for $22.50 with a glass of wine.

Please call (02) 6204 0000 to book.


Owners are entitled to a members pass wristband for themselves and up to one guest as well as a $26 food and beverage voucher. These can be collected at the Race Day Office in the Betting Ring.

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Thoroughbred Park, home of the Canberra Racing Club, races 25 times per year and includes the TAB Melbourne Cup Race Day, John McGrath Auto Group Canberra Black Opal Stakes and TAB Canberra Cup.

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