History

History

In the beginning… Way back in the Spring of 1882, a group of 150 owners, managers and stockmen came together on the South Australian and Queensland border for the first – and unofficial – Birdsville Races event. They managed to raise nearly 200 pounds by public...
The Club

The Club

Introducing the Club behind the races… Raising funds for the provision of medical services to the region was the primary reason for the establishment of the races in 1882, and subsequently led to the formation of the racing club which runs the annual event. Now...
Race Day

Race Day

While the Birdsville Races experience goes beyond the two-day race meet, there’s no doubt it’s the centrepiece of the event. So, what can you expect?  Over a 13-race program on Friday and Saturday, you’ll witness all the fanfare and excitement of a typical...

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