Giddy Up For Brisbane Racing Club’s Iconic Stradbroke Season

Giddy Up For Brisbane Racing Club’s Iconic Stradbroke Season

Witness the trackside action this racing season!

By Fiona Williams | 12th March 2021

It’s time to find your fillies, slip on the heels, don your best suit, and get ready for the biggest season in racing yet!

The leading (and undoubtedly most iconic race club in Queensland) is the place to be seen this winter in Brissy, where rubbing shoulders with A-listers, sipping bubbles and fabulous fashion are all part of the fun. Better believe it, racing fans, Brisbane Racing Club is gearing up for a stellar 2021 season!

If you’re looking for action, you’ll find more than your share at Stradbroke Season (presented by TAB). With a grand show of the best of Australasia’s thoroughbred horse racing, this season is bringing the A-game with culinary eats, elegant sartorial statements and sensational entertainment – and we’re just getting started!

From casual trackside fun to premium dining, the season is set to excite and delight across fashion, food, excitement, drinks, socialising and much more… oh yeah, like horse racing!

Pull up a chair beside the track and feast your eyes on horses racing for over $15 million in prizemoney across seven One Group races, and a black-type racing programme from 1 May to 12 June. Yep, it’s a biggen.

Hot-To-Trot Racedays To Add To Your Calendar!

Queensland Guineas Day

Saturday 1 May at Eagle Farm Racecourse

Stradbroke Season presented by TAB is kicking racing season off with a spectacular day of celebration at Queensland’s home of racing, Eagle Farm Racecourse. Hosting exhilarating live racing, including a race with over 120 years of history – the Queensland Guineas – premium dining, and all of the remarkable experiences you would expect of Brisbane’s premier Racing Carnival.

Oh, and don’t forget – it’s the start of the winter racing season, so new dress code rules apply (lengthen those hems, ladies!).

Tab Doomben 10,000 Day

Saturday 15 May at Doomben Racecourse

Showcasing the commencement of Group One racing for the season, this is set to be a race day second to none for those devoted to the sport of kings. Off the track, thousands of racegoers will fill the grounds of Doomben Racecourse as they watch the equine stars compete for $2.2 million in racing prizemoney challenged on the track.

Doomben Cup Day

Saturday 22 May at Doomben Racecourse

Enjoy an array of energetic trackside entertainment, seasonal eats, and a vibrant

social scene that emulates the style and excitement of this race day. Be astounded by the thunderous roar of hooves down the Doomben straight with the Group One Doomben Cup, supported by an exhilarating live racing programme.

Derby Day

Saturday 29 May at Eagle Farm Racecourse

Reignite precious memories as Derby Day takes on a new level of prestige in 2021 by hosting some of the most illustrious races of the winter racing season. Immerse yourself in a day steeped in tradition, with the timeless Derby Day fashion theme of black and white, carefully curated hospitality experiences, magnificent entertainment, and renowned live racing.

James Squire Oaks Day

Saturday 5 June at Eagle Farm Racecourse

Across the iconic grounds of Eagle Farm Racecourse, fillies, fashion, and ladies in racing will be celebrated at the penultimate day of the Carnival. Enjoy exquisite food and beverage menus, lively entertainment, and elegant fashion on show. Racegoers will watch on in anticipation as the Group One James Squire Queensland Oaks takes centre stage of the black-type racing programme.

Tab Stradbroke Day

Saturday 12 June at Eagle Farm Racecourse

Be a part of history as you witness the next winner of Queensland’s most prestigious race, the $1.5 million Group One TAB Stradbroke Handicap! A grand celebration will close the season with a myriad of flavours, distinctive fashion, entertainment set to enthral, and unparalleled thoroughbred racing.

Ready for an unforgettable race season? Book your tickets here. Giddy up, punters!

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Article by Fiona Williams

Fiona is a Journalist and Food Writer who grew up in Adelaide. From Sydney to Brisbane to Canberra and now back to Brisbane, she now calls our wonderful city home. She’s a beauty fanatic obsessed with rose hip oil and she’s definitely made up of at least 80% dry shampoo. A lifelong campaigner against the word ‘good’, Fi (as she likes to be called) loves nothing more than using juicy adjectives and putting honey in her tea.

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