Next Race Day
The Roxby Downs Racing Club
The racing club was formed in 1991 and held its first unregistered meeting a year later.
The first registered meeting was in June 1994 and was attended by a very large crowd of about 2000 people.
The Club’s vision is to ensure a long-term sustainable annual race meeting to:
- Establish a unique race meeting that becomes a major event on the State’s social calendar
- Provide an entertaining and enjoyable day for patrons/community of Roxby Downs
Where: Alliance Airlines – Roxby Downs Race Course
When: Saturday 3rd August @ 11am
General Admission: $30 at the gate (children under 18 free)
Early Bird Online: $25 Online: RoxbyDownsRaceClub.com
Blackwoods VIP Marquee: $165 (tickets are limited) Online: RoxbyDownsRaceClub.com
Car Parking: $5 per car
***This a licensed venue, Strictly NO BYO alcohol
6 Race Card
Race 1: BSH Waste Solutions $7,500, Maiden Plate, 1000 metres
Race 2: Roxby Race Club $10,000, Benchmark 64, 1200 metres
Race 3: AEM Consolidated $7,500, Benchmark 54, 1000 metres
Race 4: Cleanaway $7,500, Benchmark 50, 1400 metres
Race 5: BHP $15,000, Roxby Downs Cup, 1800 metres
Race 6: Red Mulga $7,500, Benchmark 54, 1600 metres
Smartline Roxby – Fashion At The Races
Nominations for Ms Outback on course between 11-1pm
Ms Outback: 1st $800, 2nd $200, 3rd $100
Mr Outback: $250
Best Dressed 5 Years & Under
Best Dressed 10 Years & Under
Best Dressed 17 Years & Under
For further details, please visit: fashionattheraces.com.au
Alliance Airlines Best Female Hat
Sekker Real Estate Most Creative Male
UGL Most Creative Female
Roxby Earthmoving Best Hat Male
Blackwoods Snazziest Couple
57 Films Most Elegant Lady
Festival Hire Best Hair Style
Spotless Best Fascinator
Getting to the Races
The Roxby Downs Racecourse is located just on the outskirt of town, only 1km from the Shopping Centre or a 15 minute walk.
There is a walking track from the pony club to the race course.
Travelling thru Port Augusta from Adelaide, turn right onto Stuart Highway heading towards Cobber Pedy, Approximately 170km north of Port Augusta, turn right onto the Pimba Highway.
Follow the signs to Roxby Downs which is another 85km from Pimba.
Roxby Downs have few accommodation options:
- Roxby Downs Motor Inn – http://www.roxbydownsmotorinn.com.au/
- Myall Grove Holiday Park – https://www.discoveryholidayparks.com.au/sa/central_corridor/roxby_downs