Ballarat Cup 2017 | thunderstorm wreaks havoc but racing continues

Welcome to our live coverage of the 2017 Ballarat Cup – where a thunderstorm wreaked havoc.

Here is where we will be bring you all the action as it unfolds and there are plenty of ways to get involved.

If you’re at the cup, share your pictures with us by using the hashtag #ballaratcup on Instagram! Otherwise, follow and tag @ballaratcourier.

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If you’re not at the cup, don’t despair! We’ll bring all the colour and entertainment to you from right here.

Follow along at the bottom of the page to see all the fashions action, racing results, quirky tales and more.


Keep an eye out for The Courier photographers and journos who are working hard at the races today.

They’ll be the ones helping to keep you up-to-date throughout the day.​

The blog below will automatically refresh and will remain in place after the day is done so you can re-live the day whenever you like.

Have a great day, Ballarat!