Your Guide To The 2018 Brisbane Spring Racing Carnival

September 21, 2018
Your Guide To The 2018 Brisbane Spring Racing Carnival

Many will be glad to hear that you won’t be required to break the bank for your Sunday best, with the Brisbane Spring Carnival renowned for being much less formal than the Melbourne Spring Carnival but equally as stylish. The Sunshine State and Brisbane Racing Club will host four huge race days from October 20 to November 6 at Doomben racecourse.

Doomben Racecourse, located just 7km northeast of Brisbane’s CBD, is well known for it’s relaxed atmosphere and versatility for a unique raceday experience – perfect for the upcoming Spring Carnival.

Each day will be packed with live racing action, impeccable spring style in the Fashions on the Field and you won’t miss any of the action from around the country with all the interstate action on screens.

The carnival kicks off with bang at St Rita’s College Caulfield Cup Day on Saturday 20 October. The carnival heats up the following week with Suez Cox Plate Day as Winx strives to create history with a record breaking fourth straight Cox Plate victory at Moonee Valley.

It’s then time for the big ones. Padua College Derby Day arrives on Saturday 3 November and is sure to be a memorable day. The Brisbane Spring Racing Carnival concludes with the biggest day in Australian racing with the Canadian Club Melbourne Cup Day. The race that stops a nation will captivate everyone, so lap up the atmosphere and make this year’s race one to remember.

Doomben offers a number of packages over the course of the carnival including group packages, private trackside marquees and other exclusive hospitality events that are suitable for all.

For all Brisbane Spring Racing Carnival dates and more information on what is available at each day, please click your preferred race day below.

Brisbane Spring Racing Carnival Dates:

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