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Nestled in the lush, tropical surrounds of Fannie Bay in Darwin’s Top End, the Darwin Turf Club is famed for the running of the Great Northern Darwin Cup, the crescendo of an eight day dry season carnival.

With 39 race days a year, the trackside action happens all year round.
Visit our What’s On page to find out more information and to buy tickets.


Richard O’Sullivan

Jodie Waters

Allen Fanning

Daniel Banks

Dale Bicheno

Dale Bicheno joined the Darwin Turf Club board in 2009. Dale has been the director of plumbing company Carodale Pty Ltd for 22 years, and brings extensive hands-on experience and business knowledge to the Darwin Turf Club. Dale’s goal is to see the continued expansion of the club, along with the maintenance and improvement of member facilities and privileges. Dale wants to ensure the Northern Territory’s thoroughbred racing industry remains a thriving one and having owned horses in Victoria and the NT for over 21 years, Dale understands the highs and lows of the industry. He says his love of racing keeps him involved and currently has interests in a number of Darwin racing syndicates.

Barry Coulter AO

Annette Davis

Louise De Bomford-Scott

Donna Murray

Brooke Prince

Brad Morgan – Chief Executive Officer

Brad Morgan has significant management and executive experience in Australian Casinos and Licensed Clubs having managed several of the largest Clubs in Queensland including the Brisbane Broncos Leagues Club. He was COO of the Lasseter’s Group Casino Division based in Alice Springs before joining the Sky City Entertainment group as general manager of the Darin Casino, being directly responsible for the operations and financial performance, along with development plans of the property.

He was the inaugural CEO of the Ville Resort Casino after Australian entrepreneur Chris Morris purchased the casino from the Star Group and enticed him to relocate to Townsville from Darwin to oversee the transition and the major redevelopment program.

Prior to joining the hospitality industry, Brad spent a decade with one of Australia’s largest financial institutions.