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Flinders & The Outback

City of Port Augusta Cup

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Port Augusta, Port Augusta

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Sunday, 10th July, 2022
10:30am - 5:00pm

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parc fotf winnerWe are excited to welcome you to the 2022 City of PORT AUGUSTA CUP ... the biggest day on Port Augusta's social calendar!

Highlights of the Day

  • City of PORT AUGUSTA Cup
  • Fashions on the Field
  • Live Music with Gav Chandler
  • Rotary Club Community Barbecue & Lions Club Hot Donuts
  • Trackside Marquees
  • Cup Eve Dinner Saturday evening

GATES OPEN 10.30 am (Bars open 11 am)

DRINK TICKETS: Bars will operate on a drink ticket system. They are available on the day for purchase with cash or eftpos.

EFTPOS facilities at the racecourse.

Port Augusta’s central location sees it as the heart of thoroughbred racing in the Spencer Gulf, and its facilities make it a premier site for racing. With the majestic Flinders Ranges as the backdrop to the Port Augusta racecourse, it has become famous for its breathtaking view. 

As the only sand-based TAB track in South Australia, Port Augusta thoroughbred racing offers patrons a unique and exciting race day experience.

The Port Augusta Race Club is located only 5 minutes from the CBD and 30 minutes from the popular Flinders Ranges.

If you haven't been to the races for a while, now is the time to plan for this year's major social event, as the course has been transformed with new viewing areas perfect for catching up with friends, great for social distancing, alongside lush lawn. Be a part of racing at Port Augusta in 2022!.

The Pastoral Hotel Saloon will offer punters the ideal place for all the up-to-date racing information, a cold drink, and the best seat to watch live racing with all your favourites from the Track Cafe.

The club boasts exceptional on-course televised racing, bookmakers, tote, and racing hospitality at its finest, you won’t want to miss a great day trackside.

It is most important we abide by the Covid Safe protocols in place. You must not attend the event if you are unwell.

Celebrate with us at The Races. 

General admission: $20
Concession: $15
Under 18 years: Free


Port Pirie Bus ServiceThe Port Pirie Bus Service will have several pick-ups from within Port Augusta and Stirling North on the morning of Cup day.

Bus fares are $5 each way

11.00 am Discovery Parks (Highway One)
11.15 am Foodland Car Park

11.00 am Post Office Bus stop
11.10 am Pastoral Hotel
11.30 am Travellers Rest Hotel

Buses depart 20 minutes after the last race.

Travel safely and make plans for your day at The Races.


parc ladiesThe Races have long been known for the stunning fashions sported on the day.

This is our Premier Fashions event of the year, which is sure to impress. Prizes are generously donated by our sponsors.

Enter for a chance to win a share in over $2,500 in cash & prizes. Look out for the Fashions Registrations booth on the day where you can register your details, collect your number and find out the location and timings.

Prizes will be awarded for the following categories:

  • Best Dressed Lady
  • Best Dressed Man
  • Most Elegant Lady
  • Local Lady of the Day
  • Best Millinery
  • Junior Winners

Here's a list of prizes thanks to our generous sponsors of the day:

  • Cash Prizes
  • Port Augusta Racing Club Membership Guest Passes for the 2023 Season 
  • Ladies & Men's watches donated by Milhinch Hourglass Jewellers
  • Bonnetry vouchers
  • Saltbush Surf & Leisure vouchers
  • Liv Sienne Fashions Gift Pack 
  • The Lingerie Bar vouchers
  • Blue Mangrove vouchers
  • Jarnessa Salon Package
  • Cinema Augusta vouchers


Mark BudgeFestivities begin with the Cup Eve Dinner on Saturday 9th of July, an entertaining evening with guest speaker, Mark Budge, Leading Grounds & Gardens Curator of Flemington Racecourse with over 20 years of service to the VRC and Winner of the 2022 Display Garden of the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show.

The Friends of the Port Augusta Racing Club will provide an evening of great entertainment including raffles and an Auction with items generously donated by our sponsors. Funds raised on the night support the PA Racing Club. 

Central Augusta Football & Community Sporting Club
Guest Speaker: Mark Budge
Saturday 9th July at 6 pm
3 Course Dinner plus entertainment
Tickets $55

Bookings contact Paul & Colleen Manning 0459 376 307


PARC MarqueeThe City of Port Augusta Cup provides the ideal social setting to catch up with friends or colleagues at the races. Trackside Marquee Packages are in high demand, so make sure you book early to secure the best seat to watch the running of the Port Augusta Cup. 

Enjoy access to your private marquee, located on the Home Turn. Drink tickets may be purchased with booking and can be utilised at any bar on the day. Catering is also available upon request.

$55 per person

Package includes:

  • Admission to the Racecourse and Marquee area
  • Private Marquee with table & chairs
  • Racebook (one between two guests)
  • Bar facilities within the Marquee area
  • TAB facilities adjacent to the Marquee area
  • Security personnel in attendance

Located trackside along the Home Straight this premium location will offer your guests the best view of the CUP. Drink Tickets may be purchased with the booking and can be utilised at any bar on the day.

$90 per person

Package includes:

  • Gourmet Grill & all day Grazing boxes, prepared by Outback to Anywhere
  • Admission to the racecourse and Marquee area
  • Private Marquee with tables & chairs
  • Racebook (one between two guests)
  • Bar facilities within the Marquee area
  • TAB facilities adjacent to the Marquee area
  • Security personnel in attendance

Bookings are essential, a minimum of 10 people
Payment is required upon booking.

Book with the Secretary 0447 105 545 or

Event sponsors

Port Augusta Partners