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Part of the TAB Country Cups Challenge

Country Cups Challenge | Ewan Cup

Ewan Amateur Turf Club

Ewan Amateur Turf Club, Ewan Racetrack, Stockyard Creek

Part of the TAB Country Cups Challenge

Contact The Club For More Information


  • Purcell Brothers' Family Friday, 27 September 2019 
  • Stockyard Transport's Super Saturday, 28 September 2019
  • Weekend Race Listing


Nominations close: Monday, 23 September 2019        11:00 AM

Weights declared: Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Acceptances for both days: Wednesday, 25 September 2019    10:00 AM

Jockey Declarations: Wednesday, 25 September 2019      1:00 PM

Scratchings close: By 7:45 AM on the day of racing.


The Ewan Amateur Turf Club Inc. (EATC) committee is proud to honour the true spirit of country racing, by conducting its annual two-day race meeting, on the banks of Stockyard Creek in North Queensland.

This event was the last professional, grass fed race meeting operating in Queensland. Although no longer grass fed, it is the passionate aspiration of the committee to ensure that all future race meetings will be conducted so as to preserve the rich country racing heritage and for future generations to celebrate and appreciate the efforts and achievements of country racing’s forefathers.

The name of the Club, Ewan, is an acknowledgment to the humble beginnings of the race, when the meeting was held at the old mining township of Ewan, on the northern banks of Running River some 100 miles north of Townsville.

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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