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Race To The Reef | Give me 5 for Kids Family Race Day

Mackay Amateur Race Club

Ooralea Racecourse, Peak Downs Highway, Mackay

Part of the 2019 TAB Queensland Winter Racing Carnival

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Give me 5 for Kids Family Race Day

$5 - $80

Mackay Turf Club has partnered up with Triple M Mackay & Whitsundays to raise funds for their Give Me 5 for Kids Campaign. This one is for the entire family. 

Get your backside trackside from 11am – 5pm and enjoy live racing, Kids Fashion on the Field with Girls under 12's, Girls 12-18 categories, Boys all ages category,  Free Face painting and Jumping castles for the kids for little kids and bigger rides for the big kids. Fantastic prizes up for grabs and the first 20 entrants receive a gift voucher from Toyworld. 

Live Dj keeping you grooving all day between live local races. It's going to be a wonderful carnival atmosphere for all ages. 

$5 Entry per person with all gate takings going towards the fundraiser. Kids under 2 FREE. Enjoy the VIP Lawn Party on the day for only $80 per adult & $25per child which includes gate admission, private VIP area admission, delicous catering & a 8 golden drink tickets with the adult pass included. 

A great chance to enjoy the day trackside with the entire family, whilst helping raise much needed funds for local childrens charities. 

Get your backside trackside for the annual Give me 5 for Kids Family Race Day.

  • DJ
  • Kids Fashions on the Field (with awesome prizes)
  • Jumping Castles, Face Painting
  • Live Local Racing

It's a great day at the track for the whole family all down at the Betting Ring.

There's a VIP area set up close to all the kids activities for those who wish to have a reserved seat for the day which includes a private bar, tables chairs, dry bars & stools, kids food station and adults food station, there's a space for everyone close to jumping castles and all the action.

Gates open 11am - $5 per person with kids under 2 FREE. All gate takings go to the Give me 5 for kids fundraiser.

Get your tickets now!!!!

It's the biggest family race day of the year!


The information set out on this event page is correct as at the date of publication and may be subject to further change by Racing Queensland or the event promoter (if Racing Queensland is not the event promoter) in their absolute discretion. Please visit http://www.racingqueensland.com.au/ for the current race calendars. Please check race schedules for final times two days before, race numbers are not final.




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BenchMark 60 Handicap - Base Rating 50

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Class 3 Plate

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Maiden Handicap - (Scaled + 2.5kg)

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QTIS Three-Years-Old Handicap - Base Rating 56

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QTIS Two-Years-Old Handicap - First Starter 55.5/53.5

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