Spring Racing Event Calendar Australia

The Spring Racing Carnival Season is one of the biggest racing events in Australia hosting the largest event of the year that stops the nation, The Melbourne Cup.

Here are the main events from August- December 2018 so you can start to plan your racewear outfits with plenty of time in advance:

Month Event STATE DATE
Aug Bet 365 Palmerston Sprint Day, Darwin Turf Club NT
Aug Darwin Cup Day, Northern Territory FOTF State Semi-Final, Darwin Turf Club NT
Aug Broome Ladies Day, Broome Turf Club WA
Aug Cairns Cup, Cannon Park Racecourse Day 1 QLD
Aug Cairns Cup, Cannon Park Racecourse Day 2 QLD
Aug Mackay Beach Horse Races, Fashions on the sand QLD
Aug Roxby Downs Cup, Roxby Racing Club SA
Aug Winx Stakes Day, Royal Randwick NSW 18-Aug
Aug ASX Thomson Reuters Charity Race Day, Rosehill Gardens NSW 25-Aug
Sep Memsie Stakes Day, Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield VIC 1-Sep
Sep Sofitel Girls Day Out, Flemington Racecourse VIC 15-Sep
Sep MRC Foundation Raceday, Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield VIC 22-Sep
Sep Tatura Cup, Tatura VIC 22-Sep
Sep Coleraine Cup, Coleraine VIC 23-Sep
Sep Benalla Cup, Benalla VIC 28-Sep
Sep Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes Day, Caulfield VIC 30-Sep
Sep Cairns Amateurs Ladies Day, Cannon Park Racecourse QLD
Sep Cairns Amateur Cup Day, Cannon Park Racecourse QLD
Sep Kalgoorlie Ladies Day, Kalgoorlie-Boulder Race Club WA
Sep Quorn Cup, Quorn Jockey Club SA
Sep Run to the Rose Da, Rosehill Gardens NSW 8-Sep
Sep Colgate Optic White Stakes Day NSW 15-Sep
Sep De Bortoli Wines Golden Rose Day, Rosehill Gardens NSW 22-Sep
Sep TAB Epsom Day, Royal Randwick NSW 29-Sep
Sep Moree Cup NSW 1-Sep
Sep Ballina Cup NSW 5-Sep
Sep Newcastle Cup NSW 13-Sep
Sep Dubbo Cup NSW 15-Sep
Sep Lismore Cup NSW 19-Sep
Oct Crown Perth Opening Day, Ascot, Perth WA 21-Oct
Oct Irish Day, Ascot, Perth WA 27-Oct
Oct Coonabarabran Cup, Lismore NSW 21-Oct
Oct Cessnock Cup, Coffs Harbour NSW 11-Oct
Oct Coonambie Cup NSW 6-Oct
Oct Port Macquarie Cup, Port Macquarie NSW 4-Oct
Oct The Everest, Royal Randwick NSW 13-Oct
Oct Spring Racing on City Tattersalls Club Cup Day, Royal Randwick NSW 20-Oct
Oct Spring Racing on Cox Plate Day, Royal Randwick NSW 27-Oct
Oct Seppelt Turnball Stakes Day, Flemington VIC 6-Oct
Oct 2018 QLS Logistics Murtoa Cup, Murtoa VIC 6-Oct
Oct Procal Dairies Gunbower Gold Cup 2018, Gunbower VIC 6-Oct
Oct 2018 Patties Foods Bairnsdale Cup, Bairnsdale VIC 7-Oct
Oct Ladbrokes Caulfield Cup Guineas Day, Caulfield VIC 13-Oct
Oct TAB Cranbourne Cup               VIC 14-Oct
Oct Catanach's Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes Day VIC 17-Oct
Oct Moe Optical Cup Day, Moe VIC 18-Oct
Oct Godolphin Seymour Cup VIC 21-Oct
Oct Millers Horsham Cup, Horsham VIC 21-Oct
Oct Bet 365 Geelong Cup, Breakwater VIC 24-Oct
Oct Students Race Day, Thoroughbred Racecourse NSW
Oct NSW FOTF STATE Final, Merivale Coogee Pavillion NSW
Oct Moet and Chandon Spring Racing Champion Stakes Day, Royal Randwick Racecourse NSW 6-Oct
Oct Randwick FOTF WA
Oct Northam Ladies Day, Northam Racecourse WA
Oct Geraldton Ladies Day, Geraldton Turf Club WA
Oct WA FOTF STATE final, Ascot Racecourse VIC
Oct Hamilton Cup, Hamilton VIC 13-Oct
Oct QLS Logistics Murtoa Cup, Murtoa Marma Racing Club VIC
Oct Stella Artois Caulfield Cup day, Caulfield VIC 20-Oct
Oct Avoca Pyrenees Estate Avoca Cup, Avoca VIC 20-Oct
Oct Ladbrokes Manangatang Cup, Manangatang Racing Club VIC 13-Oct
Oct Nextra Moe Cup Day, Moe Racing Club VIC
Oct Blue Pyrenees Estate Avoca Cup, Avoca Shire Turf Club VIC
Oct Run For the Roses Cox Plate, Alexandra Racing Club VIC
Oct Weirs Super IGA St Arnaud Cup, St Arnaud Turf Club VIC 27-Oct
Oct Ladbrokes Sale Cup Day, Sale Turf Club VIC 28-Oct
Oct Geelong Cup, Geelong VIC 24-Oct
Oct Mackay NQ Derby Day, Mackay Turf Club QLD
Oct  Emerald 100, Emerald Jockey Club QLD
Oct St Peters Caulfield Cup, Rockhampton QLD
Oct Cox Plate, Gladstone Turf Club QLD
Oct Suez Raceday on Cox Plate Day, Doomben Racecourse All States
Oct Jayco Bendigo Cup, Bendigo Jockey Club VIC 31-Oct
Nov Victoria Derby Day, Ascot, Perth WA 3-Nov
Nov Goulbum Cup NSW 24-Nov
Nov Snake Gully Cup NSW 15-Nov
Nov Kempsey Cup, Albury NSW 7-Nov
Nov Skin Fitness Club NSW 7-Nov
Nov Spring Racing on the Agency Melbourne Cup Day Race Meeting VIC 6-Nov
Nov Spring Racing on Derby Day, Rosehill Gardens VIC 3-Nov
Nov AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Flemington VIC 3-Nov
Nov Ladbrokes Peninsula Cup Day, Mornington VIC 4-Nov
Nov Melbourne Cup, Flemington VIC 6-Nov
Nov Bet 365 Mortlake Cup Day, Mortlake Racing Club VIC 3-Nov
Nov Wycheproof Cup, Mt Wycheproof and District Racing Club VIC 3-Nov
Nov bet 365 2018 Kyneton Cup, Park Kyneton VIC 7-Nov
Nov Ladies Day @Traralgon, Latrobe Valley Racing Club VIC
Nov Oaks Day, Flemington Racecourse VIC 8-Nov
Nov Stakes Day, Flemington Racecourse VIC 10-Nov
Nov Ballan Cup, Geelong VIC 10-Nov
Nov ClassicBet Ararat Gold Cup, Ararat VIC 11-Nov
Nov Zipping Classics Day, Springvale VIC 17-Nov
Nov William Thomson Dunkeld Cup 2018, Dunkeld VIC 17-Nov
Nov Donald Cup 2018, Donald VIC 18-Nov
Nov Yarra Valley Oaks Day, Yarra Valley Racecourse VIC
Nov The Sporting Globe Hot House at Sportbet Ballarat Cup 2018, Miners Rest VIC 24-Nov
Nov Early Christmas Races, Yarra Valley Racecourse QLD
Nov Derby Day, Beaudesert Racecourse, ( Black and White Theme) QLD
Nov Padua College Raceday, Doomben Racecourse WA
Nov Champion Fillies Day, Ascot, Perth WA 17-Nov
Nov Kirin Railway Stakes Day, Ascot, Perth WA 24-Nov
Dec Crown Perth Winterbottom Stakes Day, Ascot Perth WA 1-Dec
Dec Kingston Town Classic Day, Ascot, Perth WA 8-Dec
Jan TABtouch Perth Cup, Ascot, Perth WA 5-Jan