Do the Red Centre -

From art and cultural experiences, unique events distinctive to Central Australia, music, dance, theatre and sporting events the Red Centre hosts many world class events. You are sure to find an event that attracts your interest so take a look and see what’s going on in the region.


Outback Racing

Sunday 18 March


With 33 race meetings every year, the team at the Alice Springs Turf Club have always got something exciting happening for families, party fanatics and of course- the racing enthusiast!

Ladbrokes Pioneer Park Race Course provides top-class facilities for members and the general public alike and has been voted one of Australia's most scenic and picturesque racecourses. Located at the foothills of the beautiful MacDonnell Ranges, it boasts a natural backdrop that will leave you inspired.

The Alice Springs Turf Club's 'signature' event is the annual XXXX GOLD Alice Springs Cup Carnival. Race days during the Carnival are; Imparja Ladies Day, McDonald's Young Guns Day, Coca-Cola Family Day, Lasseters Raceday (which hosts the $100,000 Holdfast Pioneer Sprint) held on the Saturday of the May Day long weekend, and the culmination of the Carnival is the XXXX GOLD Alice Springs Cup Day, on the public holiday of May Day Monday (first Monday every May). The $110,000 XXXX GOLD Alice Springs Cup is the largest race for prize money in the annual racing calendar, for remote Central Australia.

The Alice Springs Turf Club also hosts their Spring Carnival of racing which includes, Young Guns Two (October) and Melbourne Cup Day (November).

With great entertainment for the younger race-goers including a new state of the art playground and a jumping castle, bring the whole family and come and enjoy racing in the Red Centre!

Event Days and Times

Sunday 18 March, 12pm to 5:30pm



Phone: 08 8952 4977


Categories: General Events

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