Happy New (Financial) Year! July is here and so too is a whole lot of country racing, plus a major country cup!
City of Port Augusta Cup 9 July
Situated on the edge of the iconic Flinders Ranges, Port Augusta is a regional hub and the gateway to the South Australian Outback. The dramatic backdrop of the Flinders Ranges at the Port Augusta Racecourse is unique. This year the racecourse hosts the annual City of Port Augusta Cup on Sunday 9 July.
It is set to be a massive day filled with racing, fashion, music and fun for the WHOLE family!
The City of Port Augusta Cup is the pinnacle of an exhilarating 8-race card of outback racing. Raced over 2300 meters, the Cup is a true stayers’ race and allows for punters to enjoy the field completing over one and a half laps of the Port Augusta track.
A hallmark of the City of Port Augusta Cup day is the Fashion at the Races competition held throughout the day and is always an exciting event. This year is set to be no different, with SIX massive categories to enter into, all with amazing prizes. With categories of Best Dressed Lady, Best Dressed Man, Most Elegant Lady, Local Lady of the Day, Best Millinery, and a junior’s category there is a category for everyone to enter in to!
Don’t miss out on this iconic outback country cup set in a stunning part of South Australia. Now is the time to start planning for the 2023 City of Port Augusta Cup.
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What else is on…
There is plenty of country racing action each week in July. To kick off the month, Murray Bridge racing club has a Saturday race day (1 July) and two mid-week race days throughout the month (12 & 26 July). A week before the Port Augusta s Cup is the Royal Flying Doctor Race Day (2 July), plus another Sunday of races later in the month (23 July). Mid-week racing heads south to Mount Gambier in the first week of July (5 July), whilst Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club have mid-week racing (19 July) along with their Christmas in July Races (8 July). Completing the racing action this month are two Sundays of racing with Bordertown hosting on (16 July) and Balaklava (30 July).