RACE PROGRAMME

5 Local Non TAB races including the famous Wenty Cup

  1. Maiden Plate - 1000 metres
  2. Benchmark 60 handicap - 1000 metres
  3. Benchmark 48 handicap - 1200 metres
  4. Wentworth Cup Open Handicap - 1840 metres
  5. Handicap Class 3 - 1390 metres

ENTERTAINMENT

Race day luncheon lean-to alfresco

On course catering and bar, fully stocked and very reasonably priced

Fashions on the field

On course tote and bookmakers

Live TV coverage of the Melbourne Cup 

TICKETS

Members:  Free.

Non Member: $20.00 per head

Concession: $15.00

Children 12 – 18 years: $10.00

Children under 12: Free

PRE-SALE TICKETS

SIX DAYS ONLY - TUESDAY 17 OCTOBER - SUNDAY 22 OCTOBER 2017

ECLECTIC CLOSET - 24 DARLING STREET WENTWORTH 

10.00AM - 4.00PM

$15 per ticket (non-refundable) a saving of $5

Gate entry still available on the day @ $20

RACE DAY HOSPITALITY

Trackside marquees are a great way to enjoy the Wenty Races

Email: info@wentworthraces.com to reserve your trackside marquee or table.

20 Person Entertainer Marquee  - $600

Includes:

6m x 6m marquee

20 x plastic chairs

 2 x plastic tables

 10 x race books

40 Person Entertainer Marquee - $900 

Includes: 

9m x 6m marquee

40 x plastic chairs

 4 x plastic tables

20 x race books

Umbrella Tables - $100 per table of 6 

Includes:

1 x umbrella table

6 x plastic chairs

Please Note: Above prices do not include entry.

Additional Options:    

Race books - $3.00

Table Cloths - $10.00

Stubby Holders - $10.00

Wine Cooler - $6.00

Food & Beverage 

145 Eighth Street, Mildura. Tel/Fax 03 5023 2626

Platter options for approx 10 people. Orders must be placed and paid for no later than one week before the races. 

Sandwich platter $ 55.00 (10 rounds)

Antipasto platter $66.00

Fruit and cheese platter $66.00

Zucchini and bacon slice (48pc) $55.00

Mini sweet muffins (36pc) $55.00

Wrap platter $55.00 (24pcs)

Sushi selection $55.00 (50pcs)

Cold meat platter $66.00

Salad platter $55 - (garden, potato, pasta & coleslaw)

Sliced bread and roll, butter platter $22.00

Turkish bread and dips $33.00

Cooked prawn tails and dipping sauce $66.00

Kabana, cheese, crackers, dip $44.00

Mini quiches (48) $55.00

Scones jam and cream (24) $25.00

3 Course Luncheon - $50.00 per head supplied by Ziggy’s includes:  

Entree finger food. 

Main meal is a selection of cold meat and gourmet salad.

Fresh fruit salad and a selection of mini cakes and tartlets for dessert.  

1 x bottle of Champagne plus 1 x bottle of Wine per table of 10 is also included in the price 

(additional drinks can be purchased at the main bar). 

This year’s Luncheon will have a maximum capacity of 120 people, so book early to avoid disappointment.  

Bookings can be made at the Wentworth Visitor Information Centre or via email: info@wentworthraces.com 

Luncheon tickets must be booked and paid for one week prior to the event at the latest. 

Beverage Options:

Pre-order beverages that will be delivered to your marquee with tubs of ice. 

Purchase beverages from the bar during the afternoon.

Strictly no BYO alcohol by law. 

Courtesy Bus

If you and your friends would love to spend a relaxing day at the Wenty Races on Melbourne Cup Day but you want to drink and not drive, how about catching a bus to Wenty. Don't worry about the car just hop on the Big Day Outback Fun Bus for only $10.00 each way plus entry.

Buses will depart Mildura at 11.00am.

3 pick-up points, along Deakin Ave., commencing at Centro (15th St), (Red Cliffs stop - Centro side near Pronto's). Stop 2 - Henderson Park (13th St), stop 3 - Jackie's Corner (8th St).  Please check that the bus you board is heading to the Wentworth Races, (not Mildura Races). Look at the destination at the front of the bus or ask the driver.

And depart from Wentworth at approximately 5.30pm, with the same 3 drop off points.

Give us a tingle on 0429 413 110 or email: info@wentworthraces.com to reserve your seat. Bookings essential.

Shuttle Bus

Wentworth to Racetrack & return on the Wenty Mini Shuttle Bus.

Pickup from the Wentworth Community Bank every 15 minutes between 11.00am – 12.30pm & 5.00pm – 6.00pm

Members free

Non Members gold coin plus entry

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Road – Silver City Highway.

½ an hour from Mildura Victoria

2.5 hours from Broken Hill NSW

5 hours from Adelaide SA

6.5 hours from Melbourne Vic

11.5 hours from Sydney NSW

Air – Via commercial flights to Mildura (VIC) Airport or private plans can land at the Wentworth Aerodrome which is situated about 5km from the race track. The aerodrome has two runways, the main east/west strip is 1000 metres long and the cross strip, running north/south, is 800 metres in length. Both strips are gravel with sealed turning circles at each end. There is also a sealed taxi way. Avgas Available and Pay by Card. Public Toilets.