Group 1 racing returns to Royal Randwick this Spring as the thoroughbred stars step out for George
Main Stakes Day at Royal Randwick. Sydney’s best weight for age horses will compete in the day’s
highlight event, the Group 1 George Main Stakes, against the backdrop of the brand new Grandstand.
This 1600m race draws a strong field every year with $350,000 in prizemoney up for grabs.
WHO: Race Day Ambassadors – Australia’s premier hat maker and the official milliner for the Sydney Spring Carnival, Nerida Winter and celebrated Australian actor Roy Billing will be available for picture opportunities and interviews prior to the event and on the day.
WHEN: Saturday 21 September 2013
Gates Open: 11.00am First Race: 12.45pm Final Race: 5.10pm
WHERE: Royal Randwick
Alison Rd, Randwick NSW 2031
TICKETING: For all ticketing and hospitality information and purchases please visit http://www.theraces.com.au. Pre-purchase and save $5 on general admission tickets, discount available until 11.59pm the day prior. Alternatively tickets are available at the gates on the day.
RACE DAY HIGHLIGHTS:
XXXX Gold Retreat: two-level bar with interactive XXXX Gold Island challenge
Football finals games broadcast around the course
Themed bars and entertainment
Clinique Lounge: makeup touch-ups, gift
Gentlemen here to help: race day essentials, unique race day experience
Go Racing for Real SMS competition: winners allocated a feature race horse and invited to watch from the
Winning Post. The participant allocated the winning horse wins $2000
A free bus service will be available to transport guests from Royal Randwick to The Star in the afternoon