The spring racing carnival is upon us Sydney, which means it’s time to assemble the squad, doll yourself up and head to the races. While we don’t pretend to be experts in the world of racing, we do count ourselves experts in having a good time, which is why we have rounded up all of the race days you need to know about this year and why.
The fun of the spring racing carnival is going with all of your mates, so no doubt you’ll be interested in picking up five general admission tickets for a sneaky $50 when you book online. Who says going to the races has to be expensive?
If You Want An Epic Day Out With The Boys
Go To: City Tattersalls Club Cup Day | Saturday 15 October
Known as the ultimate party day in the spring carnival, City Tattersalls Club Cup Day was designed with you and your boys in mind. This is a day about enjoying all of the trackside festivities, so you should hit up the pop-up Champagne and Sports Bar because it’ll have live music and a well stocked bar to keep you entertained throughout the afternoon. This is also the perfect opportunity to suit up and post casual photos on social media pretending that you always dress like a winner. Get all of the details here.
Grab your tickets here.
If You're Feeling Adventurous – Take The Ultimate Fashion Punt
Cox Plate Day | Saturday 22nd October
There is nothing quite like taking a punt by rocking your freshest experimental spring threads, than at the races, am I right? Well you should probably dress up in your best and bring along all of your mates because that is what Cox Plate Day is all about. In addition to the live races, the Bearded Bakers will be on site with their Knafeh bakery and all its delicious baked treats goodness. To close off a massive day of racing, The Potbelleez will be playing a set to send you off on a high. Seriously… don’t hold back… Get all of the details here.
Grab your tickets here.
If You Only Came For The Food Porn Photo Ops
Go To: Any and all events
Okay, so I kind of feel like I’m tricking you with this one, because all three race days have a pretty stellar food line-up and regardless of which one you pick, you won’t be disappointed. Making an appearance every single Saturday is The Bucket List Beach Club Marquee and The Mews by delicious. on the Octagonal lawn, which is absolutely a thing. A delicious thing. A photogenic, delicious thing. This is where you’ll also find the live DJ, food stalls and pop up bars.
The spring racing carnival runs all throughout October at Royal Randwick, with events every Saturday and you can get all of the details here.
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