Carnival Description
Sydney Carnival

Racing fever ignites Sydney in autumn as Australia’s harbour city gathers trackside to celebrate a world-class festival of thoroughbred racing, stunning fashion, entertainment and premium hospitality.

Comprising of a six week event series that includes the three week Longines Golden Slipper Carnival at Rosehill Gardens, followed by The Championships at racing headquarters, Royal Randwick, be trackside to enjoy some of the world’s finest thoroughbred racing with 45 Group races and over $34 million in prize money.


Starts: 11th March 2017
Ends: 15th April 2017
Sydney Carnival
Upcoming Events
Ladies Day

The opening day of the 2017 Longines Golden Slipper Carnival, Ladies Day gathers Australia’s best fillies and mares to compete in the much anticipated Group 1 $600...

Longines Golden Slipper Day

Steeped in tradition, Longines Golden Slipper Day is where legends are born. With a spectacular line-up of first-class racing, the day features five Group 1 races wi...

Legends Day

The 2017 Longines Golden Slipper Carnival concludes with Legends Day, a thrilling day of Group 1 racing, headlined by the $1.5 million The BMW and the $500,000 Viner...

The Championships Day 1 - The Star Doncaster Mile

The Championships are the grand finals of Australian racing, with a total prize pot of $20 million over two days of racing. Day 1 includes the $2 million BMW Austra...

The Championships Day 2 - Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes Day

The Championships Day 2, will take on a decidedly Royal feel with the world’s richest 2000m turf race, the Group 1 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes. With a purse of...

Schweppes All Aged Stakes Day

Join us at Royal Randwick for the grand finale of Sydney’s autumn racing carnival where the thoroughbred stars face off for one last showdown in the $600,000 Group...

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