Gold Coast Horse Races

The Gold Coast Horse Races and Racing events are held at the Gold Coast Turf Club which is conveniently located only five minutes from Surfers Paradise Beach and all the major coastal and theme park attractions of the region. The present day Turf Club began over sixty years ago in 1946 as the Southport and District Amateur Race Club and has since grown into a large and diverse complex servicing the local horse racing fraternity as well as hosting many special events throughout the year including the very popular family carnival days every Saturday. whatinasia

Regular Saturday events began in 1971 with the Newmarket – Gold Coast Cup which was a three day grass track carnival. In 1974 the club introduced the Prime Minister’s Cup which began with a prize of $30,000 and has since grown to return total race day prizes over $1,000,000. In total the club now holds approximately 60 race meetings each season including several major events such as January’s Magic Millions Carnival, the Melbourne Cup Race day, Prime Minister’s Cup Carnival, Easter Carnival, Stakes Race day and City Cup Race day. Braking news

The Club also caters for specific functions both on race days and for special occasions. Venues include the Winners Circle, Dome, Paradise Room, Southern Lawn Marquee, Board Room and the Magic Millions Bar. There are seemingly countless on course bars, restaurants, cafes and bistros.

With the great weather that shines over the region the Club holds race days every Saturday and mid week throughout the year. During race days the gates open at 10:00am with special times for featured events. investorpedia

The annual Prime Ministers Cup Race Day at the Turf Club is one of the major events on the Surfers Paradise and Queensland Calendar with a host of special events including: Fashions On The Field, Beauty and Pamper Precinct and Live entertainment. And of course you will see some of Australia’s best thoroughbreds competing in the 1300m Prime Ministers Cup and the 1800m Hollindale Race. buycocaineonline

There are men’s and ladie’s contests for Fashions on the Fields. Ladies must have hat or fascinator, and gentlemen must be dressed in a suit and tie in order to participate in the event. The judges will be looking for race wear that is well suited for the race track and Gold Coast climate, style and originality, immaculate grooming and deportment and the co-ordination of outfit with attention to detail. There can only be one winner for each category but the top 10 finalists for each category, being Best Dressed Female, Best Dressed Male and Most Fashionable Hat/ Fascinator will also receive a special basket of products brisbaneminiexcavators

The ¬†and Turf Club are located at Racecourse Drive, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217 and offers a great day out for all groups and organisations as well as those interested in a flutter on the ‘ponies’. goldcoastclearcarts

 

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