30th Anniversary on track!

Thoroughbred Park will welcome the members, guests, players and board of the Gungahlin Jets Australian Football Club to the track on Tuesday 26 April. 

Celebrating their 30th Anniversary in 2011, the same year AFL Canberra celebrates 100 Years of Australian Football in the ACT, Thoroughbred Park are are delighted to partner with the Gungahlin Jets in hosting the race meeting; including the inaugural running of the ‘Bink Cement Products 50th Anniversary Footballers Sprint.’


Men and women from local Canberra AFL teams will compete in a sprint race down the home straight for cash prizes as part of the race day entertainment.  Competitors from Ainslie, Gungahlin, Queanbeyan, Belconnen, Eastlake and Tuggeranong will take part in the 100 metre sprint with the females race scheduled for 2:50pm and the mens at 3:25pm.

A good crowd is expected on the day, as the last day of the public holiday.  The admission is free and gates open at 12:00 with the first race at 12:58pm.  The course function rooms are at capacity and functions are sold out for the day.

 Please contact Briony Young, Thoroughbred Park on 0413 181 988 or Wayne McNoll, General Manager of Gungahlin Jets on 0488 496 335 for information and interviews.