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Are kids welcome?

Kids can join in the fun with Mrs Cupcake. Face painting, games, races, ice-creams.
Other than the races is there any entertainment?
Live entertainment with music and dancing starts after the last race until stumps!

Where can I stay?

Camping is available adjacent to the race course on Toowoomba Regional Council’s Recreation Reserve. Further details go to Accommodation options available in and around the Clifton area, please refer to the Clifton Progress Association’s Information Centre on

Can I buy a drink anywhere?

A selection of beer, wine, champagne and mixes is available until closing time from the bar which usually closes around 10pm.

If I get hungry is there anywhere to eat?

The canteen offers a range of hot and cold food and drinks throughout the day, including a BBQ facility. Please note that food, eskies, alcohol and glass of any kind are strictly prohibited through the gate.

Is there any wheelchair access?

Wheelchair access to amenities is available.

Are there any fashions on the field or other competitions?

Fashion on the Field: Great prizes to be won in the Fashions on the Field. The prize money may change each year depending on the Club’s very generous sponsors. As a guide only, the prizes are typically as follows:


Best Dressed Lady Classic Race Wear - $600 - Sponsored by: Clifton Auto Ag Services & South East Engineering

Best Dressed Lady Contemporary Race Wear - $600 - Sponsored by: O’Shanleys Irish Hotel & Restaurant & Gerard Nolan Contractors.

Best Dressed Couple - $500 - Sponsored by: Denny’s Silo

Best Dressed Male - $300  - Sponsored by: Hanna’s Toowoomba & Joanne Flood   

Best Dressed Mother & Daughter - $250 - Sponsored by: Binny Bowe Boutique

Best Dressed Teenager - $250 - Sponsored by: Clifton Jam Factory    

Best Head Wear - $200 - Sponsored by Clifton News & South East Engineering                       

WIN $500 travel to a destination of your choice in the Lucky Race Book Prize - sponsored by RAFF GROUP, Plus a $500 Raffle - Wheelbarrow, Cash & Alcohol.

Clodhoppers Race - $200

Race Day Marquee - $60 per person includes: gate entry, two course luncheon, a glass of champagne on arrival, lucky door prize of a getaway for two - $300 Travel Voucher.

What parking is available?

Plenty of free parking available.

What is the dress code?


What is the entry cost?

Adults $10, Pensioners $5, children under 15 free.

What time do the gates open?

Approximately 11am - check our Facebook page closer to the day for updates.