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Oakbank Easter Saturday

Easter Saturday at Oakbank is one of the jewels in the South Australian racing calendar.

The showcase race of the day is the Von Doussa Steeplechase, first run in 1877, which draws the best jumping horses, riders and trainers from across Australia and beyond, and this is part of a full metropolitan nine-race card that also includes the listed Hills Railway Stakes.

The Easter Racing Carnival has been one of South Australia’s premier social and sporting occasions for almost 150 years, and the annual pilgrimage to the Adelaide Hills track is for many a family tradition that goes back generations. Uniquely among SA race courses, racegoers can bring their own picnics and barbeques, and by the time racing begins the car park is awash with marquees, tents and barbeques as families and friends soak up the unique country racing atmosphere.

A family-oriented event, the Easter Racing Carnival has plenty of activities and entertainment designed especially for kids, including rides and amusements, an animal petting zoo, face painting, Kelly Sports, Specky Events and roving entertainers.

2017 will see the introduction of The Back Paddock, a new food and drink precinct located behind the main grandstands that is open to all racegoers, with free admission. Featuring an array of premium food and drink marquees, stalls and pop-ups, punters will have a wide range of eating and drinking options to choose from in a high energy, carnival atmosphere.

Oakbank Racing Club offers a range of options for racegoers wanting the experience the thrill of high-quality racing in an idyllic Adelaide Hills setting. These include general admission tickets, the famous Punters’ Retreat, corporate boxes, reserved private marquees, with packages available for one or both days of the Carnival.

For bookings or more information contact the Oakbank Racing Club on
(08) 8388 4072 or email info@oakbankracingclub.com.au

EASTER SATURDAY TICKET INFORMATION*

Adults: $25

Pensioner Concession: $15 (upon presentation of card)

Family pass: $50 (includes two adults and children under 18 years)

Children 13 – 17: $10

Children under 13: FREE

Car parking: FREE

*All prices may be subject to booking fees

THE PUNTERS RETREAT - $195 per person

Located trackside along the home straight, this marquee offers premium views and sumptuous catering.

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THE PUNTERS RETREAT - $195 per person

Packages are available from 11.30am - 5pm and include:

• grazing platters on arrival

• premium buffet luncheon

• dessert / afternoon tea selection

• 5 hour beverage package including a selection of Lion Nathan beers, Golding, Sidewood and Somerled wines, assorted soft drinks, tea and coffee

• admission to the racecourse and member privileges for the day

• trackside marquee with banquet style seating and shaded outdoor area

• race books (one per person)

• TV monitors and private tote facilities

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GRANDSTAND CORPORATE BOXES - $240 per person

Located at the rear of the two-tier grandstand, this premium location offers a bird’s eye view of the winning post, along with a quality selection of food and drink.

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GRANDSTAND CORPORATE BOXES - $240 per person

• grazing platters on arrival

• premium buffet luncheon

• dessert / afternoon tea selection

• admission to the racecourse and member privileges for the day

• private undercover area including tables and chairs

• 5 hour beverage package including a selection of Lion Nathan beers, Golding, Sidewood and Somerled wines, assorted soft drinks, tea and coffee

• race books (one per person), tote facilities and TV monitors.

Minimum of 10, maximum of 15 guests per corporate box.

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