All aflutter at the races

Make a note in your diary to attend one (or all) of the following spring racing events, which guarantee to be full of fun, colour and excitement.

Sunday September 24 – Mortimer Petroleum Gold Nugget Day

This historic day of racing features the $50,000 Mortimer Petroleum Gold Nugget Race and an official event in the committee room which is open to the public. Held in late September, this is a great guide to the upcoming cups and carnival.

Thursday October 26 – Ladies Day

Ladies Day is back again with its usual fun and fashion. With entertainment and guest speakers, this is a great excuse to get dressed up and enjoy a day at the races with your friends.

Saturday November 25 – Sportsbet Ballarat Cup

This standalone Saturday raceday provides metropolitan racing and county hospitality. The Sportsbet Ballarat Cup is ideally placed at the end of the popular Spring Racing Carnival, and is a perfect opportunity for racegoers to com together and enjoy themselves in the terrific setting of Ballarat.

The racing and festivities will once again be complemented by live music, the reverse running race and the glamour of fashions on the field where the best dresses ladies and gents will be putting their best foot forward for amazing prizes.

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