UP to 1200 members of the public will be able to return to the Ballarat Cup next weekend with club confirming a 5000 capacity for its showpiece race day.
The club has released the public tickets, which can be purchased online on the club's website for $30 or $40 with return transfers to and from Ballarat Station.
At this stage, the Ballarat Turf Club plans to separate crowds into bubbles, meaning every ticket will have its own section, complete with access to food, betting, screens and toilets.
But it is still holding out some hope that should Victoria reach its 90 per cent vaccination target by November 20, it may be able to relax all bubbles allowing patrons to access parts of the track as they normally would on the day.
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Ballarat Turf Club chief executive Belinda Glass said right now, patrons were needed to be separated due to strict COVID guidelines which allows racing to proceed with crowds, but it is expected those bubbles will be lifted after November 25.
However, she hopes that might be able to be brought forward - similar to how the 80 per cent target was reached - to allow full access across the course.
"Racing Victoria has strict protocols in place which limit movement," she said.
"There are very strict rules in place which everyone needs to abide by.
"We hopeful that maybe those bubbles will be able to be lifted in time for the day (November 20), but right now these are the rules which enable us to have patrons on course."
Ms Glass said some corporate tickets also remained including umbrella packages in the 'Elms' section of the course which was on the home straight, about 200m before the winning post.
Those packages are available for $550 for up to 10 people, plus individual admissions. These can also be purchased via the club website.
The club will email tickets holders in order for them to pick those up from the course. It has also been confirmed there will not be a fashions on the field event like those that have been conducted in previous years.
On course, the club expects large fields across the day as the $500,000 Ballarat Cup day is the metropolitan meeting for the Saturday.
A number of impressive winners from the Melbourne Cup carnival have declared their intentions to head towards Ballarat Cup day as follow up events. Fields will be released in the days leading up the Cup, but are expected to be strong.
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