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Brisbane Racing Behind the Scenes Tour

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Highlights

  • Meet a leading trainer and jockey
  • Tour the jockeys room
  • Soak in the atmosphere of the horse racing world

The Brisbane Racing Behind the Scenes Tour is a 2 hour guided tour that offers participants the opportunity to witness rare and close-up experiences. Whether a horse racing lover looking to learn more about the industry or a newcomer to the sport, this gift experience will be delighted by many.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Meet a leading trainer and jockey
  • Witness the start of a race from just metres away
  • Listen to the live race commentary from within the race caller’s box
  • Enjoy a complimentary drink and snack in the Owners and Trainers’ Bar
  • Access to the members’ reserve upon completion of the tour

This Behind the Scenes Tour is the perfect gift for any racing aficionado or newcomer to the sport. The experience will start by meeting a leading jockey and trainer and learning how they prepare for a raceday. You will then head out across the track, where you’ll have the opportunity to get a photo in front of the winning post, and witness how the horses are loaded into the barrier stalls and hear the crash of the barriers as they fly open for the start of the race. Enjoy a complimentary drink and a bite to eat in the Owners & Trainers Bar before heading to the race caller’s tower, where esteemed race caller David Fowler will commentate the race live before you. At the conclusion of the tour, you will be welcomed to the exclusive Members’ Reserve to enjoy the rest of the day.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Please allow at least 2 hours for this experience plus extra time to spend at the races after the tour
  • No extra fee for racecourse entry
  • Participants are required to meet at the racecourse 15 minutes prior to tour time
  • Tours run on selected Saturdays
  • Bookings are essential
  • Check the BRC website for upcoming tour dates (Please note Experiences cannot redeemed during The Brisbane Racing Carnival, Tattersall’s race days, Exhibition Wednesday & Melbourne Cup Day

PLEASE NOTE: Behind The Scenes Tours are not available during the Brisbane Racing Carnival, Tattersall's Racedays, Mekka Wednesday, Melbourne Cup and December Racedays.

Behind The Scenes Tour Dates for the second half of 2017 at Doomben Racecouse:

  • Saturday 8th July 2017
  • Saturday 29th July 2017
  • Saturday 19th August 2017
  • Saturday 9th September 2017
  • Saturday 14th October 2017
  • Saturday 18th November 2017

Numbers on the Day

There will be up to 8 other people on this tour.

Weather

Tours may not operate in times of rain. You will be rescheduled to an alternative date if your experience is cancelled.

Dress Code

WINTER CARNIVAL CODE (Saturdays, 1 May to 31 July) Ladies: Neat dress in keeping with contemporary fashion standards. No bare midriffs. Gentlemen: Long-sleeved collared business shirt tucked in with a tie or a tailored suit jacket or blazer with tailored fashion trousers and covered dress shoes. STANDARD CODE (Saturdays, 1 August to 30 April) Ladies: Neat dress in keeping with contemporary fashions standards. No bare midriffs. Gentlemen: Long-sleeved collared business shirt tucked in with tailored fashion trousers and covered dress shoes *Denim, joggers, thongs and shorts are not permitted in Members’ Reserve areas. *Members and their Guests and Owners may be denied entry by BRC staff if the above regulations are not adhered to. *Shoes are to be worn at all times around the venue. *BRC Management reserves the right to exercise discretion in respect to dress regulations.

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Guidelines

  • Minimum age is 18 years old
  • Participants need to be able to understand and follow directions and have good mobility

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them.

Rescheduling:

  • Participant rescheduling notice is required
  • Rescheduling fees apply as follows: more than 24 hours prior to experience = $5 fee, within 24 hours of experience = $45 fee