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Your Ultimate Guide To The Brisbane Racing Carnival

By Rachel Lay - 10 May 2016

The racing season is upon us, and while we all know how much fun a day at the races can be, let’s be real, how many of us actually understand how the whole racing thing works, and how to actually pick which day out will be the best? Fret not though, with the famed Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival upon us, we’ve put together a handy dandy guide to the races with a little help from our friends at Brisbane Racing Club. Here’s our take on the best race days to get along to at the Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival. You’re welcome!

Go To: UBET BTC Cup Day | Saturday, May 14

UBET BTC Cup Day is the perfect way to have an epic day trackside with racing big names, like past racing legends Black Caviar (OMG!). It’s a high-energy, fast-paced day packed full of action. Get the boys ready, there are beers a-plenty and live music from Daryl Braithwaite. #horses. Get all the deets here

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Go To: Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup Day | Saturday, May 21

Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup Day is the race day for you if you’re looking to rub shoulder’s with a bevvy of celebs as you sip your drinks trackside. Mashd N Kutcher will be hitting the decks plus all your fave TV and rugby stars will be there in the Seven Sins Star Party. It’s almost like you’re hanging out with them. Almost. Expect live music as the Cup Party rages on. Race-wise, it’s pretty exciting too: some of the best horses will be fighting out to snag the cup. Get all the deets here

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Go To: James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10,000 Day | Saturday, May 28

Of course, there’s also those among us that head to the races to genuinely enjoy the sport. If you fall into this camp, then the James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10,000 Day is going to be your jam. Oft titled Australia’s ‘most thrilling’ race, with the best of the best horses competing. The Doomben 10,000 is a revered ‘black type’ program, meaning the standard of racing will be of the absolute highest quality. A day for true aficionados. Get all the deets here

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Go To: Treasury Casino & Hotel Ladies’ Oaks Day | Saturday, June 4

If you’re looking for a race day that means you can dress up, sip bubbles and hang out with the girls, then Treasury Casino & Hotel Ladies’ Oaks Day is the one for you. With fashion taking centre stage here, this is your chance to enjoy a day out dressed to the nines. If you’re seriously feeling yourself, enter the Indooroopilly Shopping Centre Fashions on the Field. Oh, and there’s some horses racing in the $500,000 Treasury Casino & Hotel Queensland Oaks. Get all the deets here

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Go To:  AAMI Stradbroke Day | Saturday, June 11

If the only interaction you’ve had with racing is watching The Melbourne Cup on TV, then you’re going to want to head to the AAMI Stradbroke Day. It’s kind of a big deal. There’s $3.9 million up for grabs in prize money. If you’re looking for a day full of excitement, tradition, epic food and a chance to dress up then book your tickets to the AAMI Stradbroke Day, stat. It’s the must-attend event of the Carnival. Get all the deets here

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Image credit: Brisbane Racing Carnival

Editor's Note: This article is proudly sponsored by Brisbane Racing Club and endorsed by The Urban List. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make The Urban List possible. Click here for more information on our editorial policy.

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