Carlton Mid Darwin Cup Carnival – bet365 Palmerston Sprint Day


Date: Saturday, 4 August 2018 Adult: $40.00 Senior/Student: $30.00 Child: Under 12 Free Access Pass: Members Lawn $100.00, Ted Bailey Grandstand $160.00. Gates Open: 10.00 am

On the Track

The pace takes centre stage with contenders chasing the title of the Territory’s Top Sprinter, along with $135,000 in prize monies for the bet365 Palmerston Sprint (1200m). The winners of the Weight for Age Plate and the Flying Handicap will be looking to capitalise on early Carnival form after earning automatic entry into the NT’s premier sprinter’s race.

Off the Track

The racegoers launch full pace into the Territory’s biggest weekend! The Atrium on the upper level of the Executive Marquee becomes a Punters Paradise, boasting views over the mounting yard and winning post with superb hospitality and a thunderous atmosphere. That evening the Qantas Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball sees race ware swapped for floor-length gowns. The largest outdoor gala ball in the Southern Hemisphere, the Qantas Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball sees thousands of revelers congregating by the beach to dance the night away under the stars.

The Atrium

From the elevated view point of The Atrium, experience an unsurpassed atmosphere, premium hospitality and the best views on track.

  • Gate, Members Lawn and Marquee entry
  • 3 hour continuous canapés
  • Reserved seating (tables of 6)
  • Race book
  • Betting facilities
  • Beverage package from 12pm – 6pm (includes selected beers, premium wines, softdrink and spirits)

Members – $180.00

Non Members –  $230.00 

Please contact Evelyn Lewis to inquire.

Function Sales & Ticketing Executive
P: +61 8 8923 4222
F: +61 8944 7533

Ted Bailey Grandstand Luncheon

Enjoy birds-eye views over the winning post, race course and mounting yard in the fully air conditioned Ted Bailey Grandstand. Luncheon Includes:

  • Gate & Grandstand entry
  • Reserved seating (tables of 6)
  • 3 Course set menu (served at 1pm)
  • Race book
  • Betting Facilities
  • Cash Bar

Members – $190.00

Non Members –  $290.00

Sid Parker Verandah

Alfresco Dining overlooking the home straight

  • Gate & Sid Parker Verandah entry
  • Reserved seating (tables of 6)
  • 3 course alternative drop set menu (served at 1pm)
  • Race book
  • Betting Facilities
  • Cash Bar

Members – $100.00

Non-members – $150.00

General Admission

Grandstand Access

(no reserved seating or catering)

Members Lawn Access

Members’ Lawn Access Passes include entry to the Pearl Bar on Day 7.

What to Wear

Entry to general admission areas of the race course requires guests to be neatly dressed. Footwear and a shirt must be worn at all times. Members' dress standards apply to the Ted Bailey Grandstand and Sid Parker Verandah/Members Club House.


The racecourse is approximately a 7 minute drive from the CBD. There are a number of transport options available to our valued patrons.

Where to Eat

There is an array of dining options at the Darwin Turf Club, from a 3 course luncheon in the Ted Bailey Grandstand on Race Days, to a casual bite to eat in our trackside favourite Ted's Bar.