Muswellbrook Gold Cup Day


Friday 1st April 2022

Come and experience, relaxed country racing at one of the Upper Hunter's most popular social events – The Royal Muswellbrook Gold Cup Day on Friday 1 April 2022.

The Royal Muswellbrook Gold Cup over 1500m is worth $150,000 with support races including the $75,000 Horsepower Skellatar Sprint (1000m), the $50,000 BHP Mt Arthur Coal Wayne Harris Hcp (1280m), the $50,000 TAB Country Magic and minimum prizemoney of $30,000 for all other races.

We have plenty of hospitality options available or just purchase General Admission to enjoy our beautiful grounds.

Bar and Food services are available as well as TAB and Bookmaker facilities.

The Bengalla Fashion Entertainment Marquee will hold Fashions on the Field and have music entertainment during the afternoon to compliment a great social day out.

If you haven't been to a Muswellbrook Gold Cup Day - come and join us this year!

Race Day Details

Gates Open: 11.00am

First Race: 1.15pm

Last Race: 5.40pm


What you can bring into our grounds

  • Fold up chairs, picnic rugs and picnic food can be brought into the grounds.

  • Water only, must be in sealed (un-opened) bottles.NO GLASS!

  • No BYO alcohol. No marquees or other structures allowed.

  • Security inspect all bags that enter the grounds.


Bengalla Fashions on the Field

The Bengalla Fashions on the Field is sure to be an exciting and very popular part of Muswellbrook Cup Day. We'll have multiple categories on the day to suit a range of racing attire from classic to more relaxed. 'Fashions' will be conducted in our entertainment marquee and while everyone can access this area, why not purchase a marquee lawn platter which will guarantee you a seat for the day for you and your group.

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