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Race Day Guide: TAB Townsville Cup

Race Day Guide: TAB Townsville Cup

6th August 2021

You’ve bought your ticket, you’ve picked your outfit and you've studied the favourites; how else can you prepare for Saturday's TAB Townsville Cup?

We’ve put together the ultimate guide to maximise your experience at this weekend’s event!


Gates open!

Enter via the heritage ticket box gate and make sure to scan the Check in Queensland QR code upon entry.

Move right on through to the Figtree Lawns or set up on the Trackside Lawns in preparation for race 1.

The first of our musical acts, Raymond Drake and Isaac, will get underway at centre stage on the Figtree Lawns to play a mixture of easy listening beats and chart-topping favourites. 

In addition to our bar, guests can also choose from the Brown Brothers stand-alone bar and other activating brands, including:

  • Red Bull
  • Canadian Club
  • Smirnoff Seltzers

A large selection of food trucks will be on hand to cater for a wide array of appetites, large or small. These include:

  • Sun's Chinese Dumplings
  • Zambrero
  • Smokin & Grillin Townsville
  • The Feel Good Foodie Food Truck
  • Woodfire Pizza Townsville
  • Pickled Herring
  • Wagtails

Fashion Stakes gets underway on the Figtree Lawns and all registrants should move to the centre stage to be organised into your categories.

From the time you arrive you can register for Fashion Stakes by scanning the QR Code on the registration corflute signs that will be spread around the Figtree and Trackside Lawns.

You can register up until 2 minutes before each category begins!

Fashion Stakes timings are as follows:

  • 11:00am - Millinery category will be judged
  • 11:30am - King of the Cup. 
  • 12:00pm - Most Stylish Duo
  • 12:35pm - Queen of the Cup

Get trackside for race 1! 


See the latest in-season trends on the Fashion Parade taking place in the Figtree Lawns. 


Tim Griffin takes over the musical entertainment playing some whisky rustic blues as well as some old school classics.


Get trackside for the TAB Townsville Cup!


Get trackside for the the TAB Cleveland Bay Handicap!


Kick-on in the Figtree Lawns with DJs from Very Casual as the Official Afterparty gets started!

The health of our Patrons and our Industry is extremely important to us.  If you have been in a recognised 'Hot Spot' recently please observe restrictions as outlined by Queensland Health. 

If you are feeling unwell, please stay at home and come join us next year for the most exciting event on our Racing Calendar. 

New COVID regulations from Racing Queensland unfortunately precludes Patrons, including Owners from entering Core Racing Areas.  Please observe signage as displayed around the facility.

It's not too late to get your ticket, purchase yours below!