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Barossa & Clare Valley

Balaklava Cup

Feature race day

Balaklava, Balaklava

Wednesday, 13th September, 2017
11:00am - 5:00pm

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

In excess of 8,000 people making the trip to the mid north farming town to let their hair down and have a great day at The Races

At any Balaklava 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 then 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.

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  • Presale GA - $20 (Minimum of 5 tickets to be purchased)
  • GA - $25
  • 16 and Under - Free 

Call the club now on (08) 8862 1503 to secure your spot at this iconic event. 

Dress to impress for your chance to win the following prizes;

BEST Dressed Female

FATR Balak

$1,000 voucher from Australian Fashion Labels
$1,000 voucher from Semaphore Palais Hotel
$890 Kailis bracelet from James Thredgold

$250 voucher from  Rosebud Millinery by Rose Piscioneri 
$1,000 Cash thanks to Thoroughbred Racing South Australia 

BEST Dressed Male
$3,000 voucher from Tailors of Distinction
$325 GucciGhost cufflinks from James Thredgold

BEST Dressed Couple
$2,500 voucher from Photographyroom
$1,000 voucher from Hummer SA

$250 voucher from  Rosebud Millinery by Rose Piscioneri 


Barton Marquee - $325

A high profile, silver service marquee.

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Barton Marquee - $325

The Barton Marquee is fully floored, formally decorated, and includes a four course catered luncheon, premium Coopers beers,

Taylors fine wines, cider and spirits. Entertain your friends or corporate clients in style. The Barton was a sell out in 2016 and once again tickets are strictly limited, reserve yours today

Cocktail Club - $190

Fully inclusive package set in a Cocktail Club environment

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Cocktail Club - $190

Fully inclusive package set in a Cocktail Club environment with entertainment, cocktails made by our guest cocktail staff, beer, wine, cider, 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.

Beldale Ball Marquee - $185

Fully inclusive seated trackside marquee.

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Beldale Ball Marquee - $185

Fully inclusive seated trackside marquee, including entry, race book, three course buffet lunch, beer, wine, cider, spirits and soft drink. The Beldale Ball marquee is trackside with large beer-garden, marquee host, private tote facility and TV’s for comfort.

The Outback Marquee $185

Featuring Drew Atkin from Alabama- BBQ & Soul Food

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The Outback Marquee $185

Fully Inclusive Seated trackside marquee including entry, race book, Low & slow BBQ complimented with great beer, wine, cider, spirits and soft drinks. Marquee host, large beer garden and full TAB facilities.

Colts & Fillies Maverick Marquee - First Release $99

The world converges on Balaklava one Wednesday each year and we'll be there for a epic day of racing - drinks - food & music! Our space is limited so don't leave it too long to grab a ticket or you'll be stuck! If you attended our recent at Gawler Racecourse, you'll know what a fun event we can put together and this will be no exception.

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Colts & Fillies Maverick Marquee - First Release $99

Each ticket includes:

- entry to the racecourse and our exclusive fully covered area

- 6 drinks (including cocktails and spirits)

- continuous food

- full betting facilities

- silent disco & DJ

- a few little surprises on the day

It doesn't include transport to and from the track, but there are busses available from various locations around Adelaide and other areas - see for a list of these locations and prices.

First release - $99 (until Friday 1/9 or sold out)

Second release - $115

Tickets available from:

Exchange Hotel Gawler

Balaklava Racing Club

Online via link below (booking fee on top)

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Balaklava Partners