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2023 Ladbrokes Townsville Cup

August 12, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 7:30 pm AEST

Get trackside for the running of the much anticipated 2023 Ladbrokes Townsville Cup. This is an 18+ event.

The 2023 Ladbrokes Townsville Cup is the pinnacle of racing, a jewel in the crown of the Cluden Park Winter Racing Carnival, and the ultimate action-packed day offering an unmissable experience.

The first Townsville Cup was run at Cluden Park in 1884, marking it as one of the richest and longest standing races in the nation. Now in its 139th year, the premier event is the pinnacle of racing and a drawcard for crowds from far and wide to compete in, and marvel over.

Rush trackside for two of North Queensland’s premier races of the year: Cleveland Bay Handicap and the Townsville Cup.

Choose your experience

Experience the pinnacle of North Queensland racing in the Brown Brothers Corporate Marquee. Located in a private, open walled trackside marquee, this ticket offer includes:

  • Five-hour drinks package (Beer, Wine, Cider and Soft Drink)
  • Elegant Canapès
  • Live Entertainment
  • Cocktail style furniture

Take your race day experience to a higher level, literally! New to the Winter Racing Carnival in 2023, the Smirnoff Cloud 9 Party on Wheels will get you trackside with a view! Located in an exclusive trackside roof-top beer garden, enjoy:

  • Elevated views of the track atop the Cloud 9 Bar
  • Five-hour beverage package (Beer, Wine, Cider, RTDs, and Soft Drink)
  • Nibbles
  • Live DJs
  • Big screen for additional race viewing
  • Beer Garden style furniture
  • Food options available for purchase

Experience the electric, carnival atmosphere in the Canadian Club Party Zone. You’ll be placed trackside, right by the jump for the Townsville Cup, with a mix of marquees and umbrella tables for shade. Also included:

  • Five-hour beverage package including Great Northern Beers, Brown Brothers Wines, RTDs (Canadian Club, Bundaberg Rum, Jim Beam, Gordon’s Pink Gin, UDL flavours)
  • Live DJs
  • Big screen for additional race viewing
  • Food available for purchase

Enjoy all the action trackside or relax under the shade of the Fig Tree Lawns in General Admission. In this area you can find:

  • Fashions on the Field Competition
  • Photo walls
  • Live music
  • Food Trucks
  • Bars
  • Bookmakers and wagering facilities
  • Official After Party after the last

Fashions on the Field

Fashions on the Field will offer innovation, style and class, and great prizes for the winning entrants across all categories.

Fashions Registration Fee – $10

2023 Ladbrokes Townsville Cup Fashions on the Field Registrations is now open!

Register for 2023 Ladbrokes Townsville Cup Fashions on the Field.

This is an 18+ event.

Keep your cash for the Bookmakers, we are going CASHLESS.

Ticket Release Schedule

Cluden Park Members Sale – Monday 8 May – Wednesday 10 May, 2023

Cluden Park Newsletter Subscribers Presale – 10am Thursday 11 May, 2023

General Onsale – 10am Friday 12 May, 2023


August 12, 2023
10:30 am - 7:30 pm AEST


Cluden Park
Racecourse Road
Cluden, QLD 4811 Australia