Upcoming Race Days & Events

MM Electrical Derby Day 2022

MM Electrical Derby Day

Saturday 1st October  |  Gates open 11am

MM Electrical Derby Day is one of the biggest race day events on the Mackay Turf Club calendar, attracting race goers from far and wide.

VIP ticketed areas available at the Party Marquee (located trackside for all the racing action on the day) and Champagne Lounge Bar (this air conditioned room with private bar and toilets offers spectacular views of the track with direct access from the room onto the grandstand).

The day features 6 local races, Fashions on the Field with registrations open from 11am-1pm…don’t forget it’s Black & White! Free T&K Photobooth from midday-3pm, a betting ring with bookmakers and TAB, & ending the day with live entertainment after the last race until 6.30pm. Then catch a FREE bus to MOJO’s, our official after party venue.

Private trackside marquees are available, please email events@mackayturfclub.com.au for package options.

Sportsman Bar & Betting Ring available for general admission.

Purchase your admission & drink tickets online as a package to beat the queues and save $$.

For more information or any questions, please email events@mackayturfclub.com.au or phone 0437 522 823.


Fashions on the Field Coordinator, Belinda Ogilvie


By Fashions on the Field Coordinator, Belinda Ogilvie

Melbourne Cup Race Day 2022

Melbourne Cup Race Day

Tuesday 1st November  |  Gates open 10am

Get along to the track to enjoy the race that stops the nation!

Enjoy the best seats in the house with our air-conditioned Event Centre Dining Experience, hosted by Chris Round. Or catch all the action as it happens at the Betting Ring Trackside Lawn Party. If you prefer to stay cool, join us in the Champagne Lounge Bar with a private bar, toilets and direct access to the grandstand to view local races.

Beat the queue’s and purchase your discounted General Admission & drink tickets online before the day to save $’s.

Get frocked up and enjoy the Laser Clinics Australia Ladies Fashions on the Field, categories are “Filly Of The Day’ (18- 34 years), “Lady Of The Day (35yrs plus), “Best Millinery”, “Stallions” & “Couples”.

Live local races.

Luke Geiger Duo entertaining at the end of the day. FREE buses from 5pm-7.30pm to MOJO’s afterparty.

It’s a fantastic day at the track so get your tickets early before they sell out in all ticketed areas.

To book your own private marquee for 15 or more, please email events@mackayturfclub.com.au for information and availability.

For more information or any questions, please email events@mackayturfclub.com.au or phone 0437 522 823.


Hawaiian Christmas Race Day 2022

Hawaiian Christmas Race Day

Saturday 17 December  |  Gates open 11am

Get your family, friends, work colleagues & all you know together to enjoy a catch up before Christmas and enjoy live local races.

It’s going to be a fun casual day so get dressed up in your boardies, island wear & floral shirts for some great colour and enjoy a fun day at the track.

This is perfect for group Christmas party bookings. Get your tickets to the Chrismas Buffet Lunch in the Event Centre or perhaps you may prefer the party atmosphere in the Aloha Trackside Marquee or the air conditioned Waina Bar (aka Champagne Bar) – with your own bar, toilets, TAB with direct access to the grandstand. Whatever your preference we have the package for you.

Santa will be making an appearance.

Live entertainment at the end of the day with Luke Geiger Duo.

Free buses to MOJO’s our official after party partner from 5pm.

Food Vendors will be here on the day so you can enjoy lunch and catch all the live local racing action.

Beat the queue’s and purchase your discounted General Admission & drink tickets online before the day to save.

Contact events@mackayturfclub.com.au for private Marquee group bookings.


Mid-Week Races

Come and join us for a relaxed afternoon of mid-week racing.

FREE ENTRY, all day catering, Bar, and TAB and Bookmaker available. Gates open 12 noon.

Upcoming 2022 mid-week race dates:

Friday 15 July  |  Tuesday 9 August  |  Tuesday 23 August  |  Thursday 8 September  |  Tuesday 20 September

Are you a 100 Club Member, MTC Member, Owner, Trainer or Jockey wishing to attend any of our Race Days?

With COVID restrictions and attendance limits, we require all 100 Club Members, MTC Members, Owners, Trainers and Jockeys to pre-register with Events before each race meeting to secure your entry to Member’s Areas at Race Days, even if your entry is complimentary (excluding mid-week race meets). 100 Club Members and MTC Members also receive special member pricing on tickets for areas/packages outside Member’s area.

Please email us to pre-register your attendance or organise your discounted tickets to other areas.