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by Susan J Bowes (subscribe)
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Published March 7th 2020
A race day for family fun & avid race enthusiasts
Eagle Farm Racecourse is the venue for the Sporting Chance Cancer Foundation Family Race Day this year. Mark Saturday 4th April 2020 down on your calendar for a family fun-filled day.

What's On?

There will be FREE activities for the kids, which will be set up in a specially marked area named "Trackside Kids' Zone". Kids can meet and watch their favourite Sesame Street Characters Elmo and Cookie Monster as they perform on stage. There will also be face painting, jumping castles, craft village, lawn games like croquet and giant Jenga, kids' disco or your child may like the chance to meet one of the grey horses. It will be a day with kids returning home exhausted, yet with a happy smile from having so much fun.

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Photo courtesy of Family Race Day at Eagle Farm Racecourse


For those avid racing fans, you can sit back and enjoy a full eight-race program on the track along with interstate action screening live on the big screen.

By midday, everyone will be ready for food and there is plenty of offer at the pop-up bars and restaurants. Although there is no dress code in the family areas, there is a required dress code in the Members' Reserve.

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Photo courtesy of Family Race Day at Eagle Farm Racecourse


As Saturday 4th April is the first day of school holidays, this event is just the place for the whole family to unwind while sliding into holiday fun. Gates open at 10.30am. Purchasing of tickets and family packages are found here. The overview of prices are as follow:

One Child and up to two adults (which include a Giddy Up Club Membership) is $25.00 Family Package of two adults and two children is $55.00 with additional adult $20.00 and an additional child $8.50. Giddy Up Package is $5.00 per child.

All above family packages have inclusions in the price, please the respective sections to find out what these are.

General Admission on the day if $15.00 /person.

There is parking on-site; however, if you are going to drink, be responsible and take public transport to the field. Address for the Eagle Farm Racecourse is 230 Lancaster Road, Ascot. During weekend, the Racecourse can be contacted on 07 3268 2171.

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Why? Fun-filled race day for kids & parents
When: 4th April 2020
Phone: 07 3268 2171 weekdays only
Where: Eagle Farm Racecourse, 230 Lancaster Street, Ascot
Cost: Various Family Package Prices available
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