Barraba Races 16th Sept 23

13th September 2023

Barraba races 2023

The Annual Barraba Races will be held this Saturday 16th September 2023 at the Barraba Racecourse. Gates open at 10.30am. There will be a six-race programme with the first race commencing at approximately 1.30pm. Admission prices are $15.00 per adult. Pensioners and children under 16yrs half price.

There will be bookmakers on course betting on local races as well as Sydney races and Interstate races. Barraba Lions Club will provide a BBQ on race day, a coffee van, and a bar will operate during the races.

Fashions in the Field will be judged during the day, best dressed Lady, Man, Colt, Filly and Best Hat/Fascinator on course with the winners in each category to be announced in the saddling enclosure between the 3rd and 4th race.

A courtesy bus service will be running on race morning leaving from the Upper Horton Sports Club at 11.00am, then Cobbadah at 11.20am. A bus will also leave from ‘Rocky Glen’ (cnr McIntyre Rd & Gulf Creek Rd) at 11.00 and travel via the McIntyre Road to Barraba picking up along the way if needed.  A bus service will also pick up from the various stops in the main street starting at the Caravan Park from 11.30am approximately.

A jumping castle will be on course to entertain the children.

A Calcutta will be held on The Barraba & District Cattle Breeders Cup at the Barraba Bowling Club on Friday night 15th of September commencing at 8pm. Get your syndicate together and come and buy a horse. Tickets are $2.00 each and will be available to purchase during this week at Russell’s’ Garage, Hart Rural, & Saunders Fruit Shop and on the night of the Calcutta at the Barraba Bowling Club.

Please come along for a great day or Horse Racing and support this event in your community.

News for September 2023