NEW Trackside Marina
Making the return to the heritage-listed Eagle Farm Racecourse requires a sense of prestige and prosperity, and the Brisbane Racing Club has certainly delivered with a 48ft Riviera Sports Yacht perfectly positioned on the trackside lawn to experience the non-stop racing action and toast to the track and trends of time. Inspired from a blend of some of the most exclusive international destinations, guests will be transported to the French Riviera when they enter the exclusive Trackside Marina; it’s a new, luxury way to experience the Winter Carnival at KIRIN Stakes Day! Tickets on sale now.
The fun-filled features don’t stop there with both Doomben and Eagle Farm Racecourses celebrating the way in which Queensland racing is unique with a precinct of all thinks pink and red paying homage to our beloved strawberry farms. With a four-meter Pink Gin bar surrounded by not-so-subtle strawberry theming, decorations and everything in between, racegoers will be showered in everything we love about our state.
Westfield Chermside Fashions On The Field
It’s a day where subtle-looks are left behind; don your best embellished look to celebrate all things big and bold for KIRIN Stakes Day. Enter the Westfield Chermside Fashions On The Field competition for you chance to win thousands of dollars worth of prizing! Categories include Best Dressed Women, Best Dressed Men and Best Runway Presentation.
Day Ambassador: Phoebe Burgess
Phoebe Burgess is no stranger to our Instagram feeds for not only her sartorial style but her ability to balance being a mum with a busy schedule. Phoebe is certainly a go-to for inspiration from the wardrobe and beyond and we are looking forward to what she pulls together for KIRIN Stakes Day.
Day Ambassador: Kris Smith
Model, television presenter and regular special guest of the Brisbane Racing Carnival's, Kris Smith returns in 2019 for all the festivities and racing action. Well known for his role in the fashion world alongside Jennifer Hawkins as Myer Ambassador, Kris is an impeccably stylish racegoer with a down to earth and genuine personality who loves the social atmosphere at Eagle Farm Racecourse!
DJ & Saxophone Duo Perform Live
A DJ and saxophone duo will light up Eagle Farm Racecourse for the ultimate post-racing entertainment, taking racegoers into the night of KIRIN Stakes Day with the ultimate party atmosphere: think a jazz element combined with your most-loved hits.
Special Celebrity Guests: Real Housewives of Melbourne
The glamorous socialites, the Real Housewives of Melbourne, will be adding to the excitement on KIRIN Stakes Day as extra special celebrity guests. Janet Roach, Gamble Breaux, Sally Bloomfield and Susie McLean, hosted by Brisbane Racing Club Ambassador Damien Anthony Rossi, will experience all the trackside fun including celeb spotting in The Birdcage and swilling champagne at the new Moet & Chandon Trackside Marina!
Day Ambassador: Edwina Bartholomew
Channel 7 Sunrise presenter and self proclaimed 'Fake Farmer', Edwina Bartholomew joins us on Saturday. With a keen eye for style, Edwina will be MC'ing the Westfield Chermside Fashions On The Field competition and then joining racegoers as they party the day away!
Black Type Racing Program
It’s bound to be unparalleled thoroughbred horse racing with the feature Group 1 TAB Kingsford Smith Cup 1300m race offering $700,000 in prizemoney, ensuring the ultimate pedigreed contest.
TAB Grab Oncourse Activation
Brisbane Racing Club's Official Wagering Partner TAB will be on course at all five racedays with the game-show inspired TAB Grab activation. Step inside the TAB Grab inflated booth into a wind powered vortex. Your mission is to catch as many of tickets as you can as the wind swirls the tickets around you - there is $5,000 worth up for grabs!
Those attending The KIRIN Birdcage at KIRIN Stakes Day will be provided with a diverse and carefully curated culinary experience from the Brisbane Racing Club’s Culinary Team, led by Head Chef and Senior Food and Beverage Manager, John Felesina. A bountiful of champagne will be poured to well and truly ignite the celebrations and the return to Eagle Farm Racecourse. Tickets on sale now - click here!
Stradbroke Plaza Pop-Up Restaurants
Brisbane’s most booming restaurants will collaborate with Brisbane Racing Club to bring their popular eats trackside for racegoers to experience in the one destination. The precinct will be a picturesque location amongst the leafy surrounds of the Stradbroke Plaza for the fashion-fuelled, social racegoers and foodies alike; it will come alive with specialty bars and entertainment.
Brisbane's Best Food Trucks
A selection of Brisbane’s most flourishing food trucks will be in tow to take trackside. It’s where you will find all things your palette yearns for, from gourmet to hearty traditional eats – there will certainly be something for everyone. Alongside the flare in food will be a bountiful of beverages to enjoy and toast to the track and trends of time.
Located on the Public Lawn and welcoming one and all, the new Furphy Deck will serve up nostalgic Queensland vibes and crisp craft beers. With a slightly elevated deck stretching from the bottom of the bar to a few meters from the fenceline, and umbrellas and furniture for comfort, this is a place to congregate with mates in between the races.
Priceline Ascot Pamper Stations
Thanks to Priceline Ascot, Pamper Stations will be dotted trackside for all racegoers to take advantage of. It’s where the ladies and gentleman in attendance of the 2019 Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival, presented by TAB, can get their hair and makeup retouched and revamped to take them into the night’s celebrations.
BRC Members Gift
Enjoy a complimentary KIRIN Beer when you attend this raceday and swipe your Member Rewards Card at the Kiosk.*
*Ts & Cs apply. Must be 18 years of age. BRC Promotes the responsible service of alcohol. Valid for Full, Chairman's Club and Perpetual Guests only. Must swipe Member Rewards Card.