Hollywood Glamour & Home-Grown Stars At The 2019 Spring Racing Carnival

Friday, 4 October 2019

Spring in Brisbane has never looked so good with Hollywood Star, Brody Jenner and home-grown chart-topper, Conrad Sewell announced last night as the exciting appearances at Queensland’s home of racing – Eagle Farm Racecourse.

The Channel Seven Spring Racing Carnival, presented by Lexus will come to life this year, like nowhere else in Brisbane as five consecutive racedays at Heritage-Listed Eagle Farm Racecourse showcase racing, entertainment, fashion and fun all coming together for something you will want to be a part of!

For the racing die-hards, feel the beat of thunderous hooves with our local race programs on the multi-million dollar track, plus get ready to watch all of the interstate action from Sydney and Melbourne screened LIVE on our 44-metre super screen… the biggest screen in the Southern Hemisphere! 

Guests at the exclusive Launch Party, held at Emporium Hotel South Bank, got a taste of what we have planned to keep you entertained and on the edge of your seat because this year, we are taking the trackside experience to a whole new level! We showcased a selection of the gourmet restaurants, signature cocktails, Billy J Fashions on the Field precinct and beautiful floral-inspired styling, popping up at Eagle Farm Racecourse!

BRC celebrity ambassadors Rachel Thaiday, Keira Maguire and Jett Kenny will be at the season's unmissable events, and Brisbane - you won't want to miss this party!

Tickets and hospitality packages are selling fast for the Channel Seven Spring Racing Carnival, presented by Lexus, which kicks off on Saturday, 12 October and culminates with the race that stops a nation on Tuesday, 5 November. Book tickets and packages here!

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Launch Party Wrap Up!

Spring Racing Carnival Launch Party | Brisbane Racing Club

The Penthouse of the Emporium Hotel South Bank, BRC's Official Hotel Partner, was the 5 Star secret location for the festivities.

Spring Racing Carnival | Brisbane Racing Club

BRC's Spring Racing Carnival Ambassador Keira Maguire (TV Personality) and Jett Kenny (Model & Iron Man) will be attending St Rita's College Caulfield Cup Ladies' Day on Saturday 19 October. 

Spring Racing Carnival | Brisbane Racing Club

Guests enjoyed tantalising signature cocktails including the Spring Spritz - a cucumber, lime and grapefruit Smirnoff Infusions concoction. There was also a delicious Canadian Club cocktail, Chandon S, premium Australian wines and beers free-flowing. All cocktails will be available across the course this springtime

Spring Racing Carnival | Brisbane Racing Club

Lexus, BRC's Official Vehicle Partner, has hits the streets of Brisbane with a stunning fleet of Spring Racing Carnival branded UX200 cars. 

Spring Racing Carnival | Brisbane Racing Club

BRC Ambassador Rachel Thaiday and Carina Mystek test out the Ascot Green putt putt course that will be a feature in the fun-filled Bubbles & Blooms package on the final four days of the Spring Racing Carnival, from 19 October to 5 November.

Spring Racing Carnival | Brisbane Racing Club

Guests sampled canape-sized portions of the street-style food and gourmet offerings that will be perfect to indulge in this Spring! BRC Head Chef John Felesina spoke to the crowd about Thalassa (Greek-inspired fresh oysters, BBQ prawn and honey puffs), Nug Life (loaded gourmet chicken nuggets with over four varities of toppings), '76 (nostalgic Australiana favourites cheerios, cabana and lamingtons) and the Spring Hamper Co. (French style baguettes, tartlets, cheese and charcuterie).

Spring Racing Carnival | Brisbane Racing Club

Billy J Boutique, official Fashion Partner of the Spring Racing Carnival, showcased the bright and floral outfits and statement accessories ahead of the highly anticipated glamour that will be on show in the Fashions On The Field competitions.

Spring Racing Carnival | Brisbane Racing Club

Christie Sutherland takes in the breathtaking views of Brisbane city from the Penthouse apartment of the Emporium Hotel South Bank. 

Spring Racing Carnival | Brisbane Racing Club

This pink wonderland will be transported to 'Spring In The Plaza' - the fun-filled epicentre of Eagle Farm Racecourse. This Spring Racing Carnival, florals and colour will be the perfect backdrop to your Instagrammable moments!

Spring Racing Carnival | Brisbane Racing Club

These bubbly ladies danced along with our guests and are just some of the roving entertainers that will add a 'wow' factor to Eagle Farm's spectacular atmosphere!