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SATURDAY, 26 JANUARY 2019 12:00
Australia Day Races

Celebrate Australia Day with friends and family at the Newcastle Races. Choose from the Pimms Party, to dining in Chevals Restaurant, or relaxing out on the manicured lawns with a picnic. We have something to suit everyone.

Pimms Party - $95.00 pp

Our best venue on the racecourse! Watch the horses parading before the race and catch the race's finish from the Pavilion Room's private courtyard lawn with unrivalled views of the live racing action. Your Pimms Party ticket includes;

  • Access to the Pavilion Room overlooking the Parade Ring and Finish line,
  • One jug of Pimms
  • Gourmet Grazing style menu
  • Racebooks
  • Live entertainment.

Please note this is a cocktail style event and therefore no seating with be reserved.


Chevals Restaurant - $89.00 pp non-members or $79.00pp members

Chevals Restaurant is the flagship venue of Newcastle Racecourse.  With panoramic views of the winning post and home straight of Newcastle Racecourse, and featuring tote facilities, Chevals Restaurant is the venue of choice for an exceptional race day experience.

Your reservation in Chevals Restaurant includes;

  • Racecourse entry with admission to the Members' enclosure, 
  • A three course chefs selection inclusive buffet lunch
  • Reserved table for the day with views over the Parade Ring and Finish Line
  • One racebook per two people. 


Mark Murphy Lounge - $22.00 pp

Enjoy a relaxed day at the races at the Mark Murphy Lounge, Newcastle Racecourse's hidden gem!

Offering exceptional panoramic views of the track and winning post, air conditioning and with full bar and betting facilities, the Mark Murphy Lounge is the perfect venue for your social catch-up with friends.

Your ticket includes General Entry to the racecourse and a reserved seat in the mark Murphy Lounge


General Entry – FREE if you pre-register

Your general entry ticket gives you access to all of our Public Bars and trackside lawn areas. Bring a picnic with you or pre-purchase from our selection of platters. There will be live music out on the Ascot Lawn until the last race. To get your free General entry ticket please go through the ticketing process, the ticket amount with be discounted at the checkout


To book for the Pimms Party or to pre-register for your free entry please use this ticketing page. All other bookings including Chevals Restaurant, Members Lounge and Mark Murphy Lounge please call our Events Team on 4961 1573.

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