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Great Western Cup

Great Western Cup

The charming Grampians Region is also home to several renowned events, including the popular Great Western Cup.

As one of the most-admired racing events in the nation, the Great Western Cup welcomes many international and local visitors to its quaint and picturesque township next to the majestic Grampian Ranges.

Seppelt Salinger Great Western Cup 2020 – Grampians VIC

Whilst visiting this spectacular township, take a tour across the landscape and visit some of the finest wineries that the region boasts.

Experience world-class racing at this fun-filled event and enjoy an array of other fun-filled activities that the region has to offer. The race is held on the Saturday of the Australia Day weekend and welcomes a huge number of visitors from all over the world.

The racecourse offers an array of excellent facilities for participants and visitors. Nestled on a beautiful landscape, the Great Western Racecourse offers a relaxing venue in which each spectator can view this world-class race. So make sure you browse through the list of horses and place a bet on one of your favourites!

After having a great time at the Great Western Cup, why don’t you check out some of the cellar doors or take a winery tour? This way, you will explore the best-kept secrets of the Grampians Region. Also, make sure to check out some of the delicious restaurant meals throughout the town which serve many of the local wines.

As the Great Western Cup falls close to the Australia Day weekend, why not plan a week-long vacation in the beautiful Grampians? For children, the Great Western Cup offers a wide array of amusement options, including live music, delicious food and numerous activities. Also, take your little ones to the nearby Grapevine Mini marquee Village to have the ultimate country experience.

Event Dates

26 January 2020

Event Times

Gates open at 11am
First races traditionally commence at 1pm


Great Western Racing Club


1098 Great Western-Moyston Rd
Great Western, VIC

Contact Details

0408 740 203


Adult (Early Bird): $15
Adult (At the Gate): $20
Children (16 yrs and under): Free (must be accompanied by an adult)

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