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Carlton Mid Darwin Cup Carnival – bet365 Palmerston Sprint Day

Saturday 5 August, 2017


On the Track

The pace takes centre stage with contenders chasing the title of the Territory’s Top Sprinter, along with $135,000 in prize monies for the bet365 Palmerston Sprint (1200m). The winners of the Weight for Age Plate and the Flying Handicap will be looking to capitalise on early Carnival form after earning automatic entry into the NT’s premier sprinter’s race.

Off the Track

The racegoers launch full pace into the Territory’s biggest weekend! The Atrium on the upper level of the Executive Marquee becomes a Punters Paradise, boasting views over the mounting yard and winning post with superb hospitality and a thunderous atmosphere. That evening the Qantas Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball sees race ware swapped for floor-length gowns. The largest outdoor gala ball in the Southern Hemisphere, the Qantas Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball sees thousands of revelers congregating by the beach to dance the night away under the stars.

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Event Days and Times

Saturday 5 August, 2017, 10.00am


Price starting from $30.00


At Darwin Turf Club

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