Derby Day

Derby Day

This meetings now is one for the racing purist. Feature races are the Group 1 Queensland Derby (2400m for three-year-olds at set weights), the Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Cup (wfa over 1300m), the $1 million Sires Produce Stakes (1400m for two-year-olds), and the Fred Best Classic which has become an important sprint for three-year-olds.

The latter was won by the filly La Montagna in 2006 and she subsequently won the Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap. The Derby winner’s list includes Tulloch, Kingston Town, Strawberry Road and Rough Habit. It has tremendous history having been introduced in 1868.

The feature Group 1 TAB Kingsford Smith Cup race offers $700,000 in prizemoney, ensuring the ultimate pedigreed contest.

Eagle Farm Racecourse will come alive with a myriad of flavours, outstanding hospitality, stunning fashion and live entertainment to create memorable moments.

Our packages include vibrant cocktail parties to fine dining and everything in between. Register your details below to receive hospitality information.

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