Balaklava Cup 2014

Wednesday, 3 Sep 14

Gates Open: 10.00am

Balaklava CupBalaklava Cup is the largest country thoroughbred racing event in South Australia.

In excess of 13,000 people making the trip to the mid north farming town to let their hair down and have a great day at the races

The success of the day may be attributed to people being able to enjoy a fun day out, tailored to their requirements, at a very reasonable price.

At any Cup you may find over 60 corporate and private marquees, 90 TAB facilities, 17 bookmakers and a range of food and beverage outlets.

If you have clients that you would like to entertain than look no further than our event. Feel like a party with friends and enjoy racing? Come along to the Cup! There are plenty of options available.


General Entry
$20 pre-purchased (Minimum of 5 tickets)
$25 per person on race day (no concession)

 Race Books
$4 each - pre-purchased (With group bookings only)
$5 each - on race day

Packages & Tickets

Buy Tickets NowThe Barton


A high profile, silver service marquee. The Barton Marquee is fully floored, formally decorated, and includes a four course catered luncheon, premium Coopers beers, Jacobs Creek fine wines and spirits. Entertain your friends or corporate clients in style.

Buy Tickets NowCocktail Club


Fully inclusive package in a stylish Cocktail Club environment with live entertainment, cocktails made by our guest cocktail staff, beer, wine and soft drink, base spirits, frozen daiquiri’s, gourmet cocktail foods throughout the day, race book.

This marquee is in prime location near the finish post with full TAB facilities and private beer-garden.

Buy Tickets NowCaviar Bar


Caviar Bar was new in 2013 and has been developed due to the overwhelming demand of ticket sales in our other club arranged marquees. Caviar Bar is a "Sister" marquee to the Cocktail Club, however they will vary in theme, entertainment and menu.

Details to follow...

Buy Tickets NowBeldale Ball


Fully inclusive trackside marquee, including entry, race book, three course buffet lunch, beer, wine, spirits and soft drink. The Beldale Ball marquee is trackside with large beer-garden and has its own tote facility and TVs for comfort.

Buy Tickets NowGalilee


Fully inclusive trackside marquee, including entry, race book, gourmet BBQ lunch, beer, wine, spirits and soft drink. The Galilee marquee is trackside with large beer-garden and it has its own tote facility and TVs for comfort.

Buy Tickets NowColts & Fillies


In 2013 the Colts & Fillies marquee was presented to your by The Prince Albert Hotel! The package includes:

5hr Premium drinks package - Beer/Cider/Wine/Soft drink/ & Spirit Vouchers
5hr Premium Cocktail Food Package
Local DJ's
Touch-up make-up service

The Marquee will be positioned infield with full TAB facilities available.

Get your friends together and join in the party atmosphere of the Cup. Book a bus transport ticket with your Colts & Fillies package so you can RELAX and ENJOY the day!

Buy Tickets NowPrivate Trackside Marquee

Contact the Club for a quote

For a group of 40 or more people, a private trackside marquee is a great option for Cup Day. You will have a private marquee (minimum size of 6x6m) plus a private beer garden and furniture to suit your needs.

We can organize your catering- anything from gourmet finger foods to a sit down 3 course meal, otherwise you have the option of bringing your own food/ BBQ on the day.

Balaklava Racing Club has a NO BYO beverage policy, all beverages are preordered through the club and will be delivered to your marquee on ice on cup morning.

We can tailor make marquee packages for groups of up to 500 people. Please contact us for further

Buy Tickets NowMini Marquee


Mini marquees are located trackside just past the finishing post. The package includes a 3x3m marquee, tables, chairs and ten entry tickets.

Similar to the larger trackside marquees, your beverages are preordered and delivered to your mini marquee site on Cup morning. Extra beverages can be ordered throughout the day if necessary. We can organize catering for your group- a popular option is the gourmet BBQ. Alternatively, you're able to bring your own platters of food or BBQ to cook on.

Extra entry tickets can be ordered if necessary and if your group size increases there is always the option of upgrading to a 4.5x 4.5m marquee.

Please contact the club for tailor made packages, otherwise download a booking form and secure your site today.

Buy Tickets NowTransport

$25 or $35 per seat

Transport is available from:

The Wellington Hotel (North Adelaide), The Maid & Magpie (Stepney, Adelaide), Coopers Ale House (Adelaide) and Benjamin Franklin Hotel (Adelaide)

Old Spot Hotel (Salisbury Heights), Old Spot Hotel (Gawler), Mallala Hotel (Mallala)

Barossa: Tanunda Club House, Stockwell Hotel, Angas Park Hotel, Greenock Creek Tavern, Freeling Hotel

Clare: Including Clare, Watervale and Auburn

All transport bookings are to be made directly through the club. Please download your booking form or contact us for further details.

Fast Facts

Fashion at The Races

Enter Fashion on the Field at this event and you could be 1 of 16 Fashion at The Races finalists competing for a luxury fashion holiday to Paris, France!

The Fashion at The Races final will be held on Schweppes Oaks Day, 26 April 2014 at Morphettville Racecourse.

Click here for all the details

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Plan your day out below: Balaklava Cup 2014