The second race meet in the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival. Dubbed as the Melbourne Cup of the Outback, crowds of 6,000 racegoers converge on Birdsville each year to enjoy two day of quality outback racing and entertainment. The 13 race programs features top horses from all over Australia competing for the coveted XXXX Gold Birdsville Cup and in excess of AUD150,000 in prize monies. Other entertainment includes the Fashions of the Field, Fred Brophy's Boxing Troupe, Equine Fun Day at the Birdsville Hotel, a variety of food vendors, a giant auction and much more.
Attracting visitors from all over the world, the Birdsville Races is an event that you will be talking about for years to come.
Curious about what could draw so many people to a tiny, outback town on the edge of the desert? Join them at the Birdsville Races to experience an Australian racing tradition.Visit Website
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