Back O bourke picnic races

Easter Sunday - 21st April 2019

RACE DAY - easter sunday 21st april 2019

5 race program featuring the harry hart memorial cup ($10,000 prize money)

The Back O Bourke Picnic Race Club will again be racing this Easter Sunday, 21st April 2019 after their successful return to racing in 2015. The club were ecstatic with crowds reaching in excess of 3,500 in 2015 after not racing for more than a decade. The Harry Hart Memorial Cup has been approved and trainers are racing for a share in the $10,000 prize money for our prestigious race! 


The Easter Sunday race day includes a five (5) race program with the feature race being the Harry Hart Memorial Cup sponsored by Rice’s Back O Bourke Cordials. It is a great weekend of racing and really shows that racing is alive and well out west.


Other attractions on the day will include a variety of food stalls and Fashions on the Field.  Last year’s competition proved to be competitive and attracted a very classy group of participants including the teens and children’s categories. The much coveted best dressed lady and man are one of the highlights of the day.


A full bar will be in operation along with TAB and betting facilities. The Club will have its merchandise for sale this year and includes both stubby holders and mesh trucker caps which will be available over the weekend and on the day.

Trainers are eligible for a $100 per horse rebate for horses that accept nominations and out jockeys are eligible for up to $500.


The committee looks forward to another successful race day and is one not be missed. It is a great family day out.

Many Thanks also to the people who support the Back'O'Bourke Picnic Race Club and support with time and hard work to ensure the grounds and track are in the best condition for the day. Without our volunteers the day would not be possible.

GOLD SPOnSOR - rice's back o bourke cordials

Silver Sponsor - Bourke Bowling Club


Silver sponsor - green collar

Bronze Sponsor - Aussie Country Catering

Bronze Race Sponsors

Don't forget the Bourke Easter Festuval activities start Thursday and wrap up with races on  Easter Sunday. Make a weekend of country activities and make a day of country racing your highlight for Easter 2019.

  Check out for the updated Easter Festival schedule. 



Fees for the Back O Bourke Picnic Races in 2019

Adult $20

Children under 18 free


To Be updated for 2019-Membership to the Back O Bourke Picnic Race Club are available for 2018. 


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