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Oakbank Racing Club was formed in 1875 and conducted its first meeting in 1876. It is one of the largest Picnic Race Meetings in the world and the club enjoys a very special relationship with the South Australian public. For more than 140 years it has attracted large crowds to the Easter event and is also a popular attraction for many interstate visitors. In 2009 a third meeting was added to the Oakbank carnival, this meeting is held on the Sunday before Easter Saturday and is now called the 'Von Doussa Day'.

Oakbank Racing Club is immensely proud of its place at the heart of the Adelaide Hills community, along with our major sponsor Thomas Foods, we have leading winemakers, O'Leary Walker supplying beautiful wines at the Easter Carnival.

Our sponsors are encouraged to share the 'Oakbank experience' and become part of the tradition.

The Club is always looking to establish relationships with local, Adelaide and South Australian producers and businesses. To discuss sponsorship opportunities at Oakbank, please email our Sponsorship Managers Sarah & Pam via

Oakbank Racing Club Partners