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Men enjoying the day - courtesy of Peter Young
Enjoying a day at the races with a gourmet treat. Photo: Peter Young

 

Horse crossing line - courtesy of Peter Young
Crossing the line for the race win. Photo: Peter Young

 

Fashions - courtesy of Peter Young
Fashions entrants and interested spectators. Photo: Peter Young

 

Jumping castle - courtesy of Peter Young
Children having fun on the jumping castle. Photo: Peter Young

 

Women's fashions - courtesy of Peter Young
Women's Fashions on the Field. Photo: Peter Young

 

Rooster crow winner - courtesy of Peter Young
Ricky's Rooster Crow winner 2012. Photo: Peter Young

 

Crowds at fence - courtesy of Peter Young
Crowds gather at the fence to view the action. Photo: Peter Young

 

Fashions junior boys - courtesy of Peter Young
Junior Boys' Fashions on the Field. Photo: Peter Young

 

Clerk of course - courtesy of flagstaffotos
The Clerk of the Course brings in a competitor. Photo: flagstaffotos

Next race meet
119th Tambo Valley Cup
Easter Sunday, 20th April, 2014

Races | Special Events | Entry Prices | Memberships | Merchandise


Gates open 11.30am. Prepare for an exciting and packed program, including:

  • six races starting from 1pm
  • the historic Tambo Valley Picnic Cup at 3:10pm
  • on-course bookmakers' betting
  • Lions Club catering: sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers, BBQ sausages, donuts, tea, coffee, sweets, soft drinks, water – all proceeds go to a good cause
  • licensed bar
  • gourmet local food
  • Fashions on the Field – women's, men's, and children's contests
  • Ricky's Rooster Crow competition
  • entertainment for the kids, including supervised Kelly Sports, a jumping castle, face-painting, fairy floss, and more
  • Britz Camper Holiday Competition worth $2,450; entry on Country Racing Victoria website
  • finish your day with live music and a carnival atmosphere at Swifts Creeks' award winning Albion Hotel on Sunday night

Tambo Valley Races Flyer - courtesy of flagstaffotosClick image to download a large version of the flyer. Flyer: flagstaffotos

Program

Race Program 2014

The final race program is announced about two days prior to the event. Please refer to the Racing Victoria website for details and results.

Our 2013 race results can be found here...

Race 1:
Alphütte @ Dinner Plain Maiden Handicap 1,000m
Prize Money: $2,500
1:05pm
No.
Horse
Jockey
Wt
Trainer
Result
TBA
 
Please refer to the Racing Victoria website for details and results

Race 2:
Dormit Industries Trophy Race Handicap 1,000m
Prize Money: $2,500
1:40pm
No.
Horse
Jockey
Wt
Trainer
Result
TBA

Please refer to the Racing Victoria website for details and results


Race 3:
Jack Richardson Memorial Trophy Race Hcp 1,600m
sponsored by Independence Mining
Prize Money: $2,500

2:20pm
No.
Horse
Jockey
Wt
Trainer
Result
TBA
           
Please refer to the Racing Victoria website for details and results

Race 4:
Nullamunjie Olive Oil Tambo Valley Cup 1,600m
Prize Money: $3,500
3:10pm
No.
Horse
Jockey
Wt
Trainer
Result
  TBA        
           
Please refer to the Racing Victoria website for details and results

Race 5:
Elders Real Estate and Livestock Trophy Race Handicap 1,200m
Prize Money: $2,500
3:50pm
No.
Horse
Jockey
Wt
Trainer
Result
  TBA        
           
Please refer to the Racing Victoria website for details and results

Race 6:
Alpine Angus Open Trophy Handicap 1,200m
Prize Money $2,500
4:30pm
No.
Horse
Jockey
Wt
Trainer
Result
  TBA        
           
Please refer to the Racing Victoria website for details and results


Two horses coming in - courtesy of flagstaffotos
Heading for the line during the 2006 Tambo Valley Picnic Races. Photo: flagstaffotos

 

Special Events

  Kids' Foot Races, 1:20pm
Girls and boys handicap running races out on the main straight

Junior Fashions on the Field, 2:00pm

  • Junior Boys
  • Junior Girls
Fashions on the Field, 2:30pm
  • Senior Boys
  • Senior Girls
  • Men
  • Women

Ricky's Rooster Crow, 3:30pm
Children's rooster crow contest

The Golden Easter Egg Hunt, 4:10pm
Open to all under 16 years of age. Particpants must register to enter. Prize of $1,000, comprising merchandise and Country Racing Victoria voucher

Other activities for the kids

  • Supervised Kelly Sports from 12 – 3 and 4 – 5pm
  • Jumping Castle all day
  • Lolly scramble on the main straight

 

Junior Girls Fashions - courtesy of Peter Young
Junior Girls' Fashions.


Senior Girls Fashions - courtesy of Peter Young
Senior Girls' Fashions.


Mens Fashions - courtesy of Peter Young
Men's Fashions. Photos: Peter Young

 

Entry prices

  Adults: $15 general admission
 
  Children: FREE for 16 and under
 
  Family: individual entry fees apply
 
  Race book: $4
 
  Parking: free
 

Racing action in 2006 - courtesy of flagstaffotos
Typical hot racing action at the Tambo Valley Picnic Races. Photo: flagstaffotos

 

Memberships

  Annual memberships are $70 per person. Memberships help provide ongoing funding for the Tambo Valley Racing Club.

Membership benefits include free gate entry for the annual Picnic Races, free race book, and all inclusive entry to the Sponsors' Pavillion for a sit down lunch and drinks.

Membership tickets can prepurchased via the Club Secretary, or may be purchased at the gate on race day.

Members area - courtesy of Peter Young
Members and sponsors area. Photo: Peter Young.

Merchandise

  A range of souvenir merchandise is available for purchase on race day. Contact the Club Secretary for details or to purchase merchandise at other times.

The photos on this site remain the property of the individual photographers. Most are available in higher quality and resolution. To purchase or re-use the photos please follow the links to contact the photographers directly.