Explore our picturesque wine village of Great Western and enjoy all that country racing has to offer this Australia Day at the 2020 Seppelt Great Western Cup, Sunday 26th January.

Fashions on the Field at the Great Western Races 

Indulge yourself with a Mini Marquee or Entertainer Marquee Package positioned right along the straight, or kick back under the shade of your Umbrella Package with full track views for you and your friends. Alternatively, experience gourmet dining by Fred & Bet's in the newly created Bird Cage housed in the Devlin Pavilion and treat yourself to a race day package that includes regional produce and fabulous Seppelt Wines. Then enjoy live entertainment from Reece Mastin and get your groove on after the last race!

You can also enjoy the Ararat RSL Fashions on the Field, Free kid’s activities from Kelly Sports Australia with free Country Racing backpacks for the kids on arrival. Our Boat Race is also back again this year featuring as our version of half-time entertainment kindly sponsored by Westway Nursery and Garden Centre.

Family Fun event at the Great Western Races

We encourage racegoers to embrace country casual; where you can enjoy backing a winner from the bar and bookmakers ring on course. We have plenty of shade to offer under the beautiful old pine trees for those looking to watch the races from a great undercover spot.

An amazing day of racing at the Seppelt Great Western Cup

There is also FREE CAMPING all weekend which means you can base yourself at the Great Western Racing and Recreation Reserve to see our local wineries on Saturday, including Best's Wines - Great Western Seppelt Wines Grampians Estate Minersridge Vineyard ATR Wines. We also have our breakfast spot covered at Salingers of Great Western with dinner down at Great Western Hotel (both in walking distance).

We look forward to welcoming you in Great Western and celebrating our great country together with you on Australia Day!

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