Tony Campbell Memorial Cup & Students Race Day.
The $35,000 tab.com.au Tony Campbell Memorial Cup now incorporating the Students Race Day. Friday 7 October. Free admission.
As well as a full afternoon of fantastic racing including the Tony Campbell Memorial Cup Open Handicap over 1400m, the Students Race Day will see our budding youth from all educational institutions converging on course. ANU, University of Canberra, CIT and ADFA will take time out from exams to kick up their heels at the races. Gates open from 12 noon with the first race scheduled at approximately 1:30pm and the last at 5:50pm.
Ryan and Tanya from Hit 104.7 will broadcast live from the Winning Post Bar whilst in the official function the 2015/2016 Premiership Awards will be handed out and we will be entertained again by Sky Racing's own Andrew Bensley and talented Sky Racing race callers. Limited tickets are available to this function.
The Fashions on the field is open to Ladies and Mens categories and the strict rules will apply. Click here for more information.
Registrations are strictly between 1pm and 2pm on the day. the competition will start at 3pm for the Classic Ladies competition and the Classic Mens shortly afterwards.
Free buses from the University of Canberra will loop from 12 noon until 2pm stopping directly out the front of the racecourse on Randwick Road. ACTION route 56 & 58 will operate from Belconnen and Civic along its usual route, with a detour down Randwick Road for racegoers.
Buses will divert to the track and normal fare applies.
This is an over 18 only event. Age verification marquees will be on course. Only valid, current Australian forms of identification will be accepted.
ACTION BUS INFORMATION FOR ANU AND UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA STUDENTS
ANU to Canberra Racecourse
·From Stop 4527 Barry Drive or Stop 4529 Rimmer St ANU catch any Blue Rapid 300 series to the City Bus Station.
Connect to a route 56 or 58 from Platform 8 in the City Bus Station, which will divert to the race course outside of peak times.
·Other services from the City Bus Station Platform 8 include 200, 251, 252, & 255, which will allow travel to Flemington Road stop 4928, after Randwick Road.
· Alternatively, catch route 3 southbound to the City Bus Station from stops within the ANU, connecting with services at Platform 8.
UC to Canberra Racecourse
· Catch Blue Rapid 300 series from Stop 4979 College St to the City Bus Station. At Platform 8, catch routes 56 or 58 which will divert to the racecourse outside of peak times, or any Red Rapid 200 series to Gungahlin stopping at Stop 4928 Flemington Road after Randwick Road.