Sunday 19 & Friday 24 March 2017
The Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup Carnival is now clearly established as one of the premier country racing carnivals in Australia. Winner of the prestigious Racing NSW award for the ‘Most Popular Country Feature Racemeeting’ in 2009, 2008, 2006, 2004 and 2003. The Albury Gold Cup is recognised as an icon event for the fast developing city of Albury. With over $850,000 in prizemoney, trophies and bonuses on offer over two days with the feature race – $180,000 Listed Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup (2000m).
In a change to the format for 2017 the first day of the carnival now incorporates the hosting of the SDRA heat of the Country Championships. Racing NSW has made the Sunday a ‘Showcase’ meeting with minimum prizemoney of $30,000 per race and a $40,000 country NSW maiden.
To be confirmed
Sunday 19 March: $15 Adults, $10 Aged Pensioners
Friday 24 March: $30 Adults; $25 Aged Pensioners
TWO DAY PASS – $35
Persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult for entry to the course.
For travel and accommodation packages contact Albury Visitor Information Centre – 1300 ALBURY or visit www.visitALBURYWODONGA.com and click through to Hot Deals and Accommodation.
How To Get There:
Buses will be operating from central Albury to the racecourse between 11.00am : 2.00pm departing from the following stops every 30 minutes:
- Atura Albury (Dean Street)
- QEII Square (Dean Street)
- Myer Shopping Centre (David Street)
- Lavington Shopping Centre (Griffith Road)
- Thurgoona Plaza
- Thurgoona Drive (opposite St Hillaire)
- Elizabeth Mitchell Dr & Quondong Streets
For the return trip, buses will be operating from the racecourse to central Albury between 4.30pm : 8.00pm dropping at Dean St, Lavington Shopping centre & Thurgoona on demand.
Cost of bus travel – $8 return or one way
There is limited car parking available at the racecourse. Patrons are encouraged to utilise either the bus service or taxis to get to and from the track.