Race Day Ticketed and Private Hire Options for

Amateurs Race Day – Saturday 25th May 2019
Mackay Cup – Saturday 13th July 2019
MM Electrical Derby Day – Saturday 21st September 2019
Melbourne Cup – Tuesday 5th November 2019

 

Every year, the Mackay Turf Club sees the annual running of the Amateurs, Mackay Cup, NQ Derby Day and the Melbourne Cup.

These race days are the premium events on our calendar and should not be missed. All provide an excellent fun day of racing for everyone.

What’s not to enjoy… local races, VIP packages, Live DJ in between local races, Live Entertainment after the last race by Luke Geiger Duo, Fashions on the Field and FREE buses to MOJO’s official afterparty venue.

Tickets will be on sale at www.mackaytickets.com.au

 

Check our Facebook page closer to the event for details.

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Feature Race Days Information & Packages

Event Centre Dining Experience

(NB: Fully Booked by Sponsor for Derby Day)

Situated at the finishing post overlooking the race track, the Event Centre offers our clients the ultimate racing experience. Enjoy a delicious 2 course meal in air-conditioned comfort with a full view of each race as it happens.

Why not consider becoming a race sponsor and secure the best tables in the house. See our race sponsorship information (Race Sponsorship only available at Mackay Cup, Amateurs Race Day & Melbourne Cup)

Package includes:

Reserved seating and a two course sit down luncheon which includes:

  • Racecourse admission
  • Private Event Centre admission.
  • 5 hour drinks package of beer, wine, champagne, cocktail of the day, basic nip pour spirits and soft drinks from 11.30am-4.30pm (cash bar available til 6pm)
  • Local Racebooks.
  • Bookmaker and Ubet facilities.
  • Private bar & toilet facilities.
  • ATM facility.
  • Private outdoor area.
  • Security.
  • Punters club and room MC.

Fiesta Fascinator Marquee

(NB: Not available at Amateurs Race Day)

Located trackside next to main book-makers betting ring area, the Fiesta Fascinator Marquee is the party tent of the day. Hosted by Scott & Casey from Fiesta Rentals they have a jam packed afternoon of fun planned for our VIP’s. You have your own Bar, Bookmaker & toilet facilities and private marquee area track-side so you can watch the live local thoroughbreds thundering past as you enjoy the day with friends, family, work colleagues or clients.

To secure tickets to this ticketed area, go to www.mackaytickets.com.au or call 49 52 11 55.

Package includes:

  • Racecourse admission.
  • Entry to exclusive marquee area.
  • Buffet dining and afternoon cheese platters.
  • 5 hour drinks package of beer, wine, cocktails, basic RTD & UDL spirit cans, soft drink & water from midday-5pm (11.30am-4.30pm Melbourne Cup day).
  • Private bar & toilet facilities.
  • Bookmaker.
  • DJ Scott from Fiesta.
  • Local Racebooks.
  • Security.
  • Private trackside lawn area.

CC Winning Post Lawn Party

(NB: On offer for Derby Day & Melbourne Cup Race Day if not privately secured)

The Winning Post lawn area is a highly sought after location & offers a premium trackside lawn space for up to 250 guests. This grassed area is the perfect spot to hang out with friends for any special occasion or make new friends.

To secure tickets to this ticketed area, go to www.mackaytickets.com.au.

Your ticket includes:

  • Private Winning Post Lawn area.
  • Starter platters, fork & talk buffet station & cheese platters to finish.
  • 10 drink tickets for your beverage of choice from: beer, wine, champagne, cider, cocktail of the day, CC & Dry on tap, softdrink & water.
  • Marquees, tables & chairs, linen, outdoor lounge, dry bars & stools.
  • Private bar & staff.
  • Private female toilets & powder room.
  • Television.
  • Bookmaker for 100 patrons or more.
  • Live DJ music in between live local races.
  • Private trackside fence viewing area.
  • Security.

* Mackay Turf Club reserves the right to change prices and inclusions when needed.


Winning Post Lawn Area

The Winning Post lawn area is a highly sought after location & offers a premium trackside lawn space for 50 – 250 guests. This grassed area is the perfect spot to host clients and friends for any special occasion.

To secure tickets to the Winning Post Lawn Area, call us on 07 4952 1155 or email events@mackayturfclub.com.au for a booking form today.

Your package includes:

  • Racecourse admission.
  • Private Winning Post Lawn Area.
  • Tables & chairs, linen, outdoor lounge, wine barrels, dry bars & stools.
  • Marquees, tables & chairs, linen, outdoor lounge, dry bars & stools.
  • Private bar & staff.
  • Private toilets & powder room.
  • Television.
  • Bookmaker upon request if more than 100 guests.
  • Ample parking space.

* Mackay Turf Club reserves the right to change prices and inclusions when needed.

* Please note that the above price does not include food and beverages. Food and beverage packages available depending on your budget.

* Please not the above price does not include catering. Catering can be pre-ordered with nibble platters, gourmet grazing platters, buffet or BBQ.


Complete Packages

Gourmet Grazing Platters & 10 golden drink tickets for beverages of choice from (1 ticket per drink): beer, wine, champagne, cider, cocktail of the day, UDL & RTD spirit cans,
softdrink & water (1/2 ticket per drink).


Private Trackside Marquees

Put your guests trackside! Get your friends organised for a great day at the races with our own private marquee. The most sought after in race day hospitality is a Trackside Marquee. Situated along the home straight, horses will thunder past as you celebrate the day with your guests. From 10-200 people, we can accommodate every budget, taste & request to ensure your day is a success.

To book call us on 07 4952 1155 or email Kim at events@mackayturfclub.com.au.

Your package includes:

  • Racecourse admission.
  • Private Marquee in trackside location.
  • Tables & chairs including decor.
  • TV screen.
  • Race books.
  • Wristbands.
  • Security.

Pre-order drink tickets for your guests & basic food platters from our Race Day Platter Menu or your guests can buy their own food from the food vans provided on site at their leisure and come back to the marquee at any time.

Drink tickets are $5 each. 1/2 ticket for bottle of water or can of soft drink. 1 ticket for can of beer or piccolo of wine, 1 & 1/2 tickets for can of champagne, 2 tickets for spirits & cocktails.

OR

Complete Food & Beverage Package
(includes marquee hire inclusions above PLUS food & beverage)

  • Fork and talk buffet food station (if more than 1 private marquee) or gourmet grazing platters (if only 1 marquee) and afternoon cheese platter.
  • 12 golden drink tickets per person. 1 ticket each for: can of Great Northern Original or Crisp, piccolo of Sav Blanc, can of Mosacato or Prosecco champagne, UDL spirits, RTD spirit cans. 1/2 a ticket for a bottle of water or can of softdrink. Drinks can be asked for in lots of 4 per person from the communal bar (if more than 1 private marquee) and taken back to your marquee where an esky with ice will be provided to keep your drinks cold. If you are the only private marquee (very rare) then alternative arrangements for alcohol supply will be discussed directly with you. This adheres to our RSA liquor licensing obligations.

Location – Corporate Enclosure, Mackay Turf Club – Ooralea Racecourse.
Time – Gates open 11am Major Race Days and 10am Melbourne Cup Race Day. Private Marquee area opens from 11am-5pm. Food service is from approx. midday-2pm. Afternoon cheese platter will be delivered to your marquee approx. 3.30pm
Dress – Race wear (strictly no denim, joggers, shorts or thongs)


Magpies Jnr Crusaders Fundraiser Marquee

(NB: On offer for all four feature race days and located trackside out the front of the betting ring)

This fantastic area is a highly sought after location and offers a trackside lawn space for up to 150 guests. This grassed area is the perfect spot to hang out with friends for any special occasion or make new friends. This area is the next step up from General Admission with a secure space to be able to come and go from all day with your friends without the full package price tag.

To secure tickets to this ticketed area, go to www.mackaytickets.com.au

*$10 from each ticket goes towards the fundraiser to help the Junior Crusaders attend tournaments in Sydney and other areas outside of the Mackay region. Thank you for your support).

Your ticket includes:

  • Gate admission.
  • Private pop up marquees admission located trackside in front of betting ring.
  • Arrival cheese platters delivered at 12.30pm to share with all in the marquee.
  • Tables, chairs, dry bars, stools & umbrellas.
  • Television.
  • Close to all toilets, food vans, betting ring.
  • Live DJ music in between live local races heard across the grounds.
  • Private trackside fenced viewing area.
  • Security.

 


Pre-order Platters

NOW YOU CAN ENJOY YOUR VERY OWN PLATTER WITH FRIENDS BY PRE-ORDERING ONLINE OR DOWNLOADING A PLATTER ORDER FORM.

A variety of platters are available.

Race Sponsorship Packages for all Feature Race Days

Melbourne Cup (non TAB Race Day)

COMPLETE RACE SPONSOR PACKAGE – $3300 inc GST

Includes:

  • Fully catered table of 10 in the air-conditioned Event Centre on your sponsored race day with prime position seating.
  • Naming Rights to one race on the card for the day.
  • Commemorative framed photograph with your race winners.
  • Full page advertisement in the race guide.
  • Premium Signage opportunities on the day (signage to be supplied by race sponsor eg. pull up banner, flags, etc).
  • 30 General Admission passes to give away to friends, family, work colleagues, suppliers or as a promo on your social media pages.

 

RACE SPONSOR ONLY PACKAGE – $1100 inc GST

Includes:

  • Naming rights to one race to be broadcast on Sky across Australia.
  • Opportunity to present the winner’s trophy for your allocated race.
  • Full page advertisement in the race guide.
  • Commemorative framed photograph with your race winners.
  • Premium Signage opportunities on the day (signage to be supplied by race sponsor eg. pull up banner, flags, etc).
  • 15 General Admission passes to give away to friends, family, work colleagues, suppliers or as a promo on your social media pages.

 

*Mackay Turf Club reserve the rights to change prices and inclusions when needed.

Amateurs Race Day & Mackay Cup (TAB Race Day)

COMPLETE RACE SPONSOR PACKAGE – $5500 inc GST

Includes:

  • Fully catered table of 10 in the air-conditioned Event Centre on your sponsored race day with prime position seating.
  • Naming Rights to one race to be broadcast on Sky across Australia.
  • Opportunity to present the winner’s trophy for your allocate race.
  • Full page advertisement in the race guide.
  • Commemorative framed photograph with your race winners.
  • Premium Signage opportunities on the day (signage to be supplied by race sponsor eg. pull up banner, flags, etc).
  • Annual corflute signage in the parade ring for the year (signage to be supplied by MTC).
  • 50 General Admission passes to give away to friends, family, work colleagues, suppliers or as a promo on your social media pages.

 

RACE SPONSOR ONLY PACKAGE – $2200 inc GST

Includes:

  • Naming Rights to one race to be broadcast on Sky across Australia.
  • Opportunity to present the winner’s trophy for your allocate race.
  • Full page advertisement in the race guide.
  • Commemorative framed photograph with your race winners.
  • Premium Signage opportunities on the day (signage to be supplied by race sponsor eg. pull up banner, flags, etc).
  • 25 General Admission passes to give away to friends, family, work colleagues, suppliers or as a promo on your social media pages.

 

*Mackay Turf Club reserve the rights to change prices and inclusions when needed.

 

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Laser Clinics Australia, Man About Menswear and IBIS Mackay

‘Fashions on the Field’

Laser Clinics Australia Ladies Open Category | Man About Menswear Mens Open Category | IBIS Mackay Couples Category (Mky Cup & Melb Cup only)

Fashions on the Field Terms & Conditions

 

LUKE GEIGER DUO – playing after the last race until 7pm.

GENERAL ENTRY$20 pre-purchased on-line or $25pp at the gate.

CONCESSION & STUDENT ENTRY$15 (ID to be shown)  |  Under 12’s – FREE

GATES OPEN 11am all Race Days except for 10am on Melbourne Cup Day

FREE BUSESfrom 4pm – 7pm to the MOJO Official After Party  |  FREE PHOTOBOOTH – from midday until 3pm.

 

BEAT THE QUEUES AND PRE-PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY! DRINK TICKETS 10 FOR $50 ONLINE OR $60 ON THE DAY

Food and beverages available on the grounds – no BYO food or beverages.

 

See you trackside!

THANKS TO OUR VALUED SPONSORS…