• TAB Canberra Cup Race Day

    Monday, 9 March 2020
    Gates open from
    11:30am
    with local racing time.
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TAB Canberra Cup Race Day

Gates open at
11:30am
with local racing from

The inagural Canberra Racing Carnival will be capped off by the TAB Canberra Cup Race Day. Run on monday of the long weekend, Canberra Day, the Canberra Cup Race Day will have a strong emphasis on family. Entertainment and attractions for kids combined with the excitement of live racing makes the day a truly unique experience for all ages. 

The $250,000 TAB Canberra Cup (Listed) is joined by the $150,000 XXXX Gold Canberra Guineas (Listed) and the newly introduced $50,000 TAB Lickety Split.

 

RACE DAY OPTIONS

BLACK OPAL MEMBERS ROOM

Non-members are able to purchase day passes to the Members room for $15 per person on non-feature days only. The Black Opal Room is located on the 2nd floor of the Queen Elizabeth II grandstand and overlooks the Winning Post and grand views of the Majura, Ainslie and Black Mountains. A TAB, bar, carvery style meals and amenities are located in this room.

Bookings for a maximum of 30 guests (tables of 10) may be available and bookings are essential. Long tables can be set for odd numbers. 

BAR TAB
A bar tab, consumption or beverage package can be organised prior to the day.

MEMBERS DAY PASS 
A $15 members day pass is required for each guest if they are not a member of the Club.  Annual memberships are available for Full, Senior and Young Members.

BOOKING FEE 
A non-refundable $25 booking fee is required at the time of table booking.

DINING OPTIONS 
A meal which consists of carvery style / selection of Chef’s specials available for $18.50, $22.50 for the Food Wine Deal.

DECORATIONS
If you are celebrating a special event balloons and table decorations are permitted. Please discuss with us if you would like a cake as we do not permit food to be brought into the Black Opal Room.

DRESS REGULATIONS 
Race wear attire is encouraged. The minimum standard for gentlemen is neat casual dress, with collared shirt unless worn under a sports coat. The minimum standard for women is neat casual of an appropriate standard for the members’ enclosure.

Dress jeans may be worn by men and women with acceptable footwear.

Windcheaters, parkas, tracksuit tops, thongs, shorts, running shoes and singlets are unacceptable.  Notwithstanding the above, the Club reserves unto itself the right to exercise discretion regarding dress.

RACEBOOKS 
Race books can be pre-ordered for large bookings for your table for $5 per book, or purchased on the day.

RICH REWARD OR SILKS ROOM 

On occasion there may be availability for large corporate groups or tables in an official function on race day with hospitality. Please contact the Club for enquiries. Sponsorship may also be available on the day.

WINNING POST BAR

Tables can be reserved in the Winning Post Bar for smaller groups, inside or outside in the Courtyard area for $200 per booking. It is a requirement that table bookings pre-order food platters and a tab or consumption bookings can be facilitated.

If you have any queries please contact the Club for 6204 0000 to discuss your race day hospitality requirements further.

Ticketing Information

Adults:

$25

Australian Government Concession Card Holders including Aged, Student & Newstart, Disability & Carer pensions and Seniors Cards:

$5  (At gate or agency only. ID Card must be sighted.)

Under 18:

Free  (must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian)

Parking:

$5 Rotary will donate the parking fee to their preferred charity  L’Arche http://larchecanberra.org.au

Members:

General admission is included in membership.

Staged Ticketing Prices

 

Members:

General admission is included in membership

Additional Members' Enclosure:

$50 (does not include the  $25 Admission fee)
Only members may purchase Members' Enclosure Tickets  - limit 2 tickets.  Members joining after 11.1.19 are not eligible to purchase additional tickets.

 

Adults:

Early Bird $20* to 28.2.19

$25* from 1.3.19

*Transaction Fees may apply

 

Aged Pensioners:

$5 (available on day of event)

Under 18:

Free  (must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian)

Members' Enclosure:

$50 (does not include the  $25 Admission fee)
Only members may purchase Members' Enclosure Tickets  - limit 2 tickets

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