Melaleuca On Mitchell Recommends: 2017 XXXX Gold Alice Springs Cup Carnival

XXXX Gold Alice Springs Cup 2017

If you’re pitched up in Darwin and looking for your next move, then Darwin’s best hostel, Melaleuca On Mitchell Recommends the 2017 XXXX Gold Alice Springs Cup Carnival.

A full month of racing in the Northern Territory at Pioneer Park Racecourse this April is the perfect NT activity for those of you who enjoy a flutter on the geegees.


  • Saturday 1st April Imparja Members Day – lots of raffles, prizes and just a full day of fun.
  • Saturday 8th April Gem Cave Ladies Day – “Gem Cave Ladies Day Luncheon”.
  • Saturday 15th April McDonalds Young Guns Day – First class racing plus the Young Guns 18-35’s Party Marquee & a live band after the last race.
  • -Saturday 22nd April, Coca-Cola Family Day. Great kids activities and more great racing. Children under 16 – FREE (with an adult).
  • Friday 28th April kicks off the biggest weekend of the Cup Carnival! The XXXX GOLD Cup Luncheon, followed by the Clacutta and the Inglis Red Centre Yearling & Tried Horse Sale – held inside at the Convention Centre.
  • Saturday 29th April, Lasseters Race Day. Featuring the running of the club’s premier sprint race, the $100 000 Holdfast Pioneer Sprint.
  • Saturday Evening – Lasseters Cup Carnivale at the Alice Springs Convention Centre.
  • Monday 1st May, XXXX GOLD Alice Springs Cup Day. #OutbackRaces, the biggest day of the cup and the running of the $110 000 XXXX GOLD Alice Springs Cup.

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