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Barossa & Clare Valley

  • Winter Race Day 17 Jul


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      2mm last 24hrs, 8mm last 7 days

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      Out 3m 1900 to 1500, True Remainder.

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The small farming community of Balaklava has become famous for its racecourse, hosting the biggest country race meet in South Australia.

Balaklava Racing Club founded in 1903, boasts the longest straight in SA and is situated less than one hour from Adelaide, holding 13 race meets throughout the year with the highlight being the Balaklava Cup LR, also known as the biggest party in South Australia, unrivalled for atmosphere and caters for a wide array of guests with not only racing but Fashions on the field, fine food, drinks, and entertainment.

Balaklava Cup has earned its place on the winners circle as the premier country race meet on the states racing calendar!

2019 Balakalva Cup Hospitality Packages 

2019 Balakalva Booking Form

Balaklava Racing Club Committee and Official

Doug Hall
(since June 2001)

Administration / Finance Officer
Helen May

Balaklava Racing Club Committee

Wayne Henson

Deputy Chairman
Andrew Manuel

Committee Members
Harold Lane, Ian Ravenscroft, Craig Wissell, Garry Hosking, David Perrins, Terry Williams

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