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Apsley Racing Club

Established in 1855, the Apsley Racing Club is now the oldest surviving racing club in Victoria - even pre-dating Australia’s iconic sporting event, the Melbourne Cup.

The DiGiorgio Family Wines Apsley Cup Day Races is a great social day, full of fun and thrilling horse racing. Everyone will love it!! In 2015 we are celebrating 160 years of Racing and have a full weekend of events in Apsley to compliment the event.

- Edenhope Apsley Football Netball Club are playing neighboring towns Harrow Balmoral at the Apsley Football oval Saturday.

- Saturday night the Apsley Hall will come alive with the Cup Eve Ball, a sensational evening is planned with Adelaide Band Jimmy and the Mirrors.

Sunday is Raceday and everyone will head back to the Border Inn Hotel after for the after party.

- Reunions galore over the weekend. Various groups are busy organizing a number of reunions on the weekend including the Apsley Football Clubs 1965 premiership side, the 1985 seniors and u/14 premiership sides, The 50 year Apsley Primary School reunion and a 10 Year Edenhope College reunion, along with a few family reunions.

ARC Members are entitled to 15% discount at DGiorgio Family Winery Coonawarra. Also Members receive free Entry into the 2016 Naracoorte Cup Sunday 14th February.

Contact Details

P. 0407717740

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Jun 12 Sun

Apsley Cup 2016

Sun 12 Jun 2016 GATESOPEN 11:00 AM
  • General Admission

    $15

    Each

  • Packages from

    $15

    Per Person

Enjoy the racing at Edenhope Racecourse for the 2016 Di Giorgio Family Wines Apsley Cup and later at the Apsley Football Club for dinner and relax, camping available at the Football Ground and basi...view more information

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Established in 1855, the Apsley Racing Club is now the oldest surviving racing club in Victoria.

 

This year, the DiGiorgio Family Wines Apsley Cup Day, will be celebrating 160 years on Sunday 7 June 2015 at the Edenhope Racecourse. It will be great family day out, thrilling horse racing, kids activities, fashions on the field and more!  Everyone will love it!

 

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Travel & Accommodation

ADDRESS

Apsley

DISTANCE FROM MELBOURNE AIRPORT

408km

TRANSPORT TYPES

BUS

Visit: http://www.greyhound.com.au

Buses will be crossing the boarder to provide transportation between the race course and Naracoorte.

CAR
Take the Wimmera Highway towards the shire of West Wimmera, 420 kilometers north-west of Melbourne.
TRAIN
For timetables and information, visit: http://www.vline.com.au

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

 

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Apsley a little treasure, is located half way between Melbourne and Adelaide on the Wimmera Highway, 7km from the South Australian border.

The World Heritage Naracoorte Limestone Caves and the Coonawarra Winery region lie across the border, a short drive away.

Surrounded by beautiful red gums, wetlands, flora and fauna, all found in their natural environments, Apsley is a scenic, relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Lake Bringalbert and Newlands Lake
The major natural attractions near Apsley are the two lakes - Lake Bringalbert (10 km from town) and Newlands Lake which is on the outskirts of the town. Both lakes have good picnic facilities and are known in the local area for their fishing.

Amber Ridge- Farm Shop, Nursery and Cafelocated on Providing a a rustic fine dining experience in a farm setting. Open Wednesday - Sunday 10 am - 4pm. Phone (03)55861384 or 0409486135 Located at 1852 Wimmera HWY Apsley Victoria 3319. http://www.amberridgeapsley.com/


The community looks forward to the reopening of the Border Inn Hotel and Apsley Cafe. 

LOCAL ACCOMMODATION

Ardwick Homestead - www.ardwick.com.au
1340 Wimmera Hwy, Apsley - (03) 5586 5255



APSLEY CUP

BUS TIMES

 

Departure

Time

From

Returns

NARACOORTE

11.30 AM

 sa time

Naracoorte Hotel

9.30pm

 sa time

Frances

11.30

sa time

Frances Hotel

9.30 pm

sa time

Apsley

12.30

Vic time

 

Post Office

On demand

& 10.00pm

 vic time

Edenhope

 

12.30

Vic time

Lake Wallace Hotel

 

On demand &

10.00pm

 vic time

CLUB MEMBERSHIP

Memberships for the Apsley Racing Club are $25.

Included in the membership is:

  • Entry to the Di Giorgio Family Wines Apsley Cup Day 
  • You will automatically go into the draw to win a fantastic prize
  • Members are entitled to 15% discount at Di Giorgio Family Winery in Coonawarra
  • Free entry into the Naracoorte Cup. Sunday February 14th 2016
Sara McDonnell PO BOX 300 APSLEY 3319 Ph 0407 717 740 email: s.mcdonnell@countryracing.com.au

Apsley Racing Club

Phone: 0407717740

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