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Brunette Races - ABC Amateur Race Club

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Pencil in the biggest date on the Barkly Tablelands calendar and prepare for four days of country fun, with camp drafting, rodeo, and novelty events.

One of Australia's best kept outback horse racing secrets.

The races are held in June every year, on Brunette Downs, situated on the Barkly Tablelands, 350 kilometres north-east of Tennant Creek. This is the biggest event on the Barkly Tablelands social calendar and attracts visitors from all around Australia.

You'll enjoy four days of country hospitality featuring amateur horse racing, campdrafting, rodeo, gymkhana, kids events and novelty races such as the 'Battle of the Barkly' event.

There are great onsite facilities - bar, catering and live entertainment, visitors can even fly in to the nearby airstrip. Accommodation is bring your own camping, and fuel is not available at this location.

  • Information

    Event date

    20 – 24 June 2018

    Event type

    • Community Event
    • Concert or Performance
    • Festivals and Celebrations
    • Markets
    • Sporting Events

    Opening times

    Access to the campground from 3pm Wednesday 16 June 2016 to 11am Monday 20 June 2016

    Entry cost

    Adult tickets from $55
    Children 12 & under free

    Facilities

    • Bar
    • Carpark
    • Coach Parking
    • Family Friendly
    • Kiosk
    • Pet Friendly - Enquire
    • Public Telephone
    • Public Toilet

    Activities

    • Camping

    Accessibility

    Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

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