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Port Augusta

Flinders & The Outback

City of Port Augusta Cup

Race day

Port Augusta, Port Augusta

Sunday, 7th July, 2019
11:00am - 5:00pm

The historic grandstand continues to provide patrons with the best seat to appreciate the breathtaking view of the Port Augusta Racecourse with the majestic Flinders Ranges as the backdrop. As the only sand based TAB track in South Australia, Port Augusta thoroughbred racing offers patrons a unique and exciting race day experience.

The renowned City of Port Augusta Cup is the major community event on Port Augusta’s social calendar, attracting thousands of race goers from far and wide.

There are a variety of social and corporate marquee packages which can be tailored to suit your needs. Hospitality packages sell quickly at our feature event so be sure to book early and secure your location for a great day at The Races.

Free entry for kids under 18 and free kids entertainment including jumping castle and face painting!

We will also have live music from local band, Hooligans, during the races! 

Come and be a part of this year’s thoroughbred racing event in Port Augusta.

  • General Admission: $20
  • Early bird tickets: $15
  • Under 18 years: Free
  • Gates open: 11am 

BUS TIMETABLE

Port Pirie Bus ServiceThe Port Pirie Bus Service will have several pick-ups on the morning of the City of Port Augusta Cup. 

Bus fares $5.00 each way

Bus ONE
11.00am Discovery Parks (Highway One)
11.15am Ian's Western Hotel

Bus TWO
11.00am Post Office Bus stop
11.10am Pastoral Hotel
11.30am Travellers Rest Hotel

Buses depart 20 minutes after the last race.

Travel safely and make plans for your day at The Races.

FASHION AT THE RACES

The Races have long been known for the stunning fashions sported on the day. We will be hosting a Fashion At The Races qualifying event on this day, with prizes generously donated by our sponsors.

Look out for the Fashion At The Races registration booth in the [yellow tail] Wine Bar on the day where you can register your details, collect your number paddle and find out location and timings.

Best Dressed Lady
$1000 cash donated by Thoroughbred Racing SA
Ladies Watch donated by Milhinch Hourglass Jewellers
Two Port Augusta Racing Club Member-Guest Passes for 2020 Season (value $240)
The Daily Edited voucher (Value $200)

Best Dressed Lady Runner-Up
Two Port Augusta Racing Club Member-Guest Passes for 2020 Season (value $240)
Media Makeup voucher (Value $200)
Liv Sienne Fashion Package (Value $150)
Jarnessa Salon Package (Value $50)
Saltbush Surf & Leisure voucher (Value $50)

Elegant Lady
Two Port Augusta Racing Club Member-Guest Passes for 2020 Season (value $240)
Blue Mangrove voucher (value $100)
Bonnetry voucher (value $50)

Millinery Award
Two Port Augusta Racing Club Member-Guest Passes for 2020 Season (value $240)
EVO Prize Pack (Value $200)
Bonnetry voucher (Value $150)

Millinery Award Runner-Up
Bonnetry voucher (Value $50)
Blue Mangrove voucher (Value $100)

Best Womens Footwear
$100 Shoe Shed voucher

Best Dressed Man
Mens Watch donated by Milhinch Hourglass Jewellers

$100 Shoe Shed voucher and 1 pair of Rossi Boots
Two Port Augusta Racing Club Member-Guest Passes for 2020 Season (value $240)
Saltbush Surf & Leisure voucher (value $50)

Junior Winners
Cinema Augusta Packages

CUP EVE DINNER

'The Return of the Woodchopper!'  

The Friends of the Port Augusta Racing CluDavid Fosterb are excited to announce that David Foster OAM will be returning as our special guest speaker.

Listen, laugh and be inspired by David Foster, "The big guy from Tasmania," who made good to become one of the greatest world champions in living memory.

The traditional auction and raflle also takes place on the night with prizes donated by a number of generous sponsors.

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to listen to one of Australia's most decorated athletes. Be inspired by a World Champion! 

Central Augusta Football & Community Sporting Club
Saturday 6th July at 6pm
3 course dinner plus entertainment
Tickets $55

Bookings contact Paul & Colleen Manning on 0459 376 307.

MARQUEE PACKAGES

The City of Port Augusta Cup provides the ideal social setting to catch up with friends or colleagues at the races. Trackside Marquee Packages are in high demand, so make sure you book early to secure the best seat to watch the running on the Port Augusta Cup.

IRON JACK TRACK-SIDE MARQUEE

Located track-side along the Home Straight this premium location will offer your guests the best view of the Cup, with access to TAB facilities.

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IRON JACK TRACK-SIDE MARQUEE

Located trackside along the home straight this premium location will offer your guests the best view of the Cup, with access to TAB facilities. Marquee opens at midday.

$160 per person

Package includes:

• Gourmet Barbecue lunch

• Beer, Wine & Soft Drink

• Admission to the racecourse and XXXX Gold Marquee

• TAB facilities within XXXX Gold Marquee

• Security personnel in attendance

Bookings are essential.

Limited Tickets available.

Payment required upon booking.

CORPORATE TRACK-SIDE MARQUEE

The fashionable Track-side Marquees are located in a prime position along the Home Straight within the Track-side Enclosure.

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CORPORATE TRACK-SIDE MARQUEE

The fashionable Track-side Marquees are located in a prime position along the Home Straight within the Track-side Enclosure. Drink tickets may be purchased with booking and may be utilised at any bar on the day.

$90 per person

Package includes:

Gourmet Grill & all day Grazing Table, prepared by Epicurean Tucker Box

Admission to Racecourse and Marquee area

Race Book (one between two guests)

Private Marquee with track-side viewing

Bar facilities within the Marquee area

TAB facilities by Marquee area

Security personnel in attendance

Bookings are essential, minimum of 40 people.

Payment required upon booking.

TRACK-SIDE MARQUEE

Enjoy access to your private marquee, located on the Home Straight within the Track-side Enclosure.

More info

TRACK-SIDE MARQUEE

Enjoy access to your private marquee, located on the Home Straight within the Track-side Enclosure. Drink tickets may be purchased with booking and may be utilised at any bar on the day. Catering is also available upon request.

$55 per person

Package includes:

Admission to the Racecourse and Marquee area.

Private Marquee with table & chairs

Race Book (one between two guests)

Bar facilities within the Marquee area

TAB facilities by Marquee area

Security personnel in attendance

Bookings are essential, minimum of 10 people

Payment required upon booking.

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