Adelaide Racing Carnival is back this May with a stellar event lineup

Racing season is upon us, so get ready to enjoy the Adelaide Racing Carnival with three action-packed events filled with fashion and, of course, racing!

Photos: Meghan Cole.

Get ready for racing season! 

The Adelaide Racing Carnival is back for another season with three exciting events coming up this May, showcasing the best racing that South Australia has to offer. 

Mark your calendars with Oaks Day on May 1, South Australian Derby Day on May 8, and Goodwood Day on May 15. Experience the magic of the best Group 1 racing in SA with the Australasian Oaks, TAB Classic, SA Derby and the prestigious Furphy Goodwood over three big weeks.

Kicking off the carnival is Oaks Day, with two Group 1 races (Australasian Oaks & TAB Classic). Fashionistas, start planning your best getup for Oaks Day with the on-course G.H. Mumm Fashions on the Field competition. 

Next up will be the South Australian Derby Day. The Group 1 TAB South Australian Derby for 3 year olds run over 2500m will attract some of the best stayers in the country. 

The Carnival closes with Goodwood Day, the premium day of the carnival where the best jockeys and the best horses come to South Australia to do what they do best. The most prestigious day on the racing SA racing calendar with the esteemed Furphy Goodwood race being run.

The Adelaide Racing Carnival has amazing packages for you to make the most out of the racing season in style: 


Diva Package – $120 per person
The perfect spot for the racing enthusiast overlooking the Winning Post and Mounting Yard. This package includes:

  • Entry into the racecourse and Diva Lounge
  • One food voucher selecting from the Diva Kitchen offerings
  • 4 hour premium beverage package (12:00pm-4:00pm)
  • Betting facilities

The Stables – $135 per person
Enjoy a dining experience whilst enjoying the races. This package includes:

  • Entry into the racecourse and The Stables
  • Main meal plus chefs selection of baked savoury pastries
  • 4 hour classic beverage package (12:00pm-4:00pm)
  • Betting facilities

Goodwood Luncheon (only on Goodwood Day) – $160 per person
Experience the magic of Goodwood Day with this exclusive luncheon featuring guest speakers and live entertainment. This exclusive package includes:

  • Entry into the racecourse and the Goodwood Luncheon
  • Three course luncheon
  • 4 hour classic beverage package (12:00pm-4:00pm)
  • Betting facilities

General admission is also available for $30 per person. Gates open at 10:30am for all three of these events. 

For more information and to secure your tickets, visit this website. 

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