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Von Doussa Family Food & Wine Day

Sunday, April 5 from 11am

Create lasting memories at Oakbank’s Family Food and Wine Day with six flat and two jumps races, including the popular Von Doussa Steeplechase.

There will also be a live entertainment.

Adelaide Hills food and wine businesses will be on display, giving you a taste of the region. Alternatively, you can sit trackside with your own picnic from home.

Children can also enjoy a range of free activities in our Melba's KidZone, see details below.

General Admission
Adults - $15.00
Pensioner - $10.00
Children (17 & Under) – Free

Tickets are available here.

Corporate & Community Race Day

Wednesday, April 8 from 11am.

Experience the traditional Oakbank Easter race meet with six flat and two jumps races on our historic course.

This meeting provides a great opportunity to network with the local community and business representatives.

Book a table for your business or yourself at our corporate luncheon to be held in the newly refurbished C.S. Hayes Bar

General Admission 
Adults - $15.00
Pensioner - $10.00
Children (Under 13) – Free

Tickets are available here.

Oakbank Golf Day

Thursday, April 9 from 7am.

As part of the new 'Oakbank Week', Oakbank Racing Club is introducing its inaugural Golf Day to be held at Aston Hills Golf Club Mount Barker.

The day will start early, with 'Tee Off' at around 08:00 am followed by a few refreshments afterwards on the 19th Tee. Players will then head off for a hearty lunch and finish with a stop at a local winery for a tasting or two.

The Golf day will leave from Oakbank and return to the track after the days festivities.

Price includes, a round of golf, lunch, a refreshment or two and activities. Cash bar available at lunch

Numbers are limited so get in early to ensure a spot.

General Admission

From $129.13

Tickets are available here.

Oakbank Fine Dining Lunch & Winery Tour

As part of the new 'Oakbank Week', Oakbank Racing Club is introducing its inaugural Fine Dining Lunch at a local Adelaide Hills Winery, including a wine tasting or two along the way.

The day will start at around 10:00 am leaving from Oakbank Racecourse. A coach will take guests to a local winery for a taste or two to set the mood for the day.

Following these tastings the coach will take guests to a local winery to enjoy a sumptuous 3 course lunch in beautiful hills surroundings with panoramic views across across the valley.

With a satisfying afternoon enjoying the beautiful food and wine's on offer behind us, the coach will head back to Oakbank, with a quick stop at a winery on the doorstep of the racecourse to finish the day.

Price includes lunch, selected wines and transport.

Don't miss out on this one, numbers are limited so get in early to ensure a spot.

General Admission

From $180.29

Tickets are available here.

Oakbank Easter Saturday

Saturday, April 11 from 08:00

Oakbank Racecourse will come alive on Feature Race Day with six flat and two jumps races, including the historic Great Eastern Steeplechase, which was first won by Tormentor in 1876.

Be part of the tradition and be seen at one of the world’s largest Picnic race meetings. Pack your car with the BBQ, Picnic table and rug and head into the centre of the track to enjoy the unique atmosphere, including sideshows, food vans, bars and TAB facilities.

Easter Saturday hosts a full race card, including the Great Eastern Steeplechase, the listed Hills Railway Stakes and Onkaparinga Cup.

General Admission Easter Saturday
Adults - $30.00
Pensioner - $15.00
Children (Under 13) – Free

Tickets are available here.

Full list of events can be found by clicking here.

Melba's KidZone

Oakbank Week will be the destination for families again this year, providing plenty of action and excitement in our Melba's KidZone – and the best part is it’s free.

Here are some activities you can expect:

  • Giant Easter egg hunt will take place on the course on Easter Saturday, keeping children entertained between gallops
  • The Stable Stars - a kids club designed especially for horse lovers - will also be entertaining children aged 3 and 11 years throughout the day
  • Face painting
  • Pony Rides 
  • Giant games including Jenga, Connect 4, and Noughts and Crosses 
  • Totem tennis 
  • Specky Events 
  • Giant rock climbing wall 
  • Trampolines 
  • Arts and crafts

Kelly Sports is also organising a sports-based program for older children, featuring everything from cricket and running races to tug-of-war.

Memberships

Oakbank Racing Club Memberships are now available for 2020.

Members receive free entry to the course on all race days, including access to all exclusive members’ areas such as the CS Hayes Bar, Member’s Grandstand, and Back Paddock food and drink precinct. Parking is also covered as part of your membership.

Reciprocal membership rights are available to all Oakbank Racing Club members at any provincial racing club meets at which a jumping event is conducted, including the South Australian Grand National and Irish Jumps Day meetings held at Morphettville. Reciprocal rights are also available at the Warrnambool Racing Club into their members' enclosure.

You can purchase your Oakbank Racing Club Membership here.

Alternatively, application forms are available from the Oakbank Racing Club office at Oakbank Racecourse, Oakwood Road, Oakbank.

You can also download the application, and forward the PDF along with payment details to the Oakbank office at the above address.

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