AAMI Launceston Cup
Information | Picnic Car Spaces | Dining | Corporate Marquee | Private Marquee | Fashions for Fillies | Examiner Fashions on the Field | Launceston Cup Eve Mingle & Calcutta | Barrier Draw | Alcohol Policy
Experience an exciting day of premium racing and entertainment, the AAMI Launceston Cup, an event like no other. Be a part of the colourful, friendly crowd at the social event of the year. Launceston Cup day just has it all, extravagant and colourful fashions, great entertainment, magnificent racing and an electric fun-filled atmosphere.
The Launceston Cup and Carnival has become acknowledged as being one of the most prestigious in Australia with the “Affair to Remember” campaign being so successful that it received national recognition.
The importance of the Launceston Cup and Carnival to the local community is enormous, it has become the peoples day, and a huge amount of turnover is generated for many sectors of the local business community.
The Launceston Cup is acknowledged as being the major event on the Tasmanian social calendar. Much of the extraordinary growth in the event has been as a direct result of the increased emphasis on the social aspects of the day.
Entry prices on AAMI Launceston Cup day are as follows:
Entry on the day:
- Ordinary $35
- Pensioners $30
Pre purchased tickets:
- Ordinary $30
- Pensioners $25 (Pensioners id required)
Tickets can be purchased from:
- Tasmanian Turf Club
- Routley’s of the Mall
- Judy’s Body Fashions
- Healthwise Pharmacy Kingsmeadows
- Sues of Invermay
- Catherine's at Newstead
Picnic Car Spaces:
The AAMI Launceston Cup is famous for its picnic car spaces and although the Club endeavour to fit everyone in the picnic spaces have become so popular that this is not always possible. Patrons who had spaces the previous year have preference to retain their position. Any positions left are given out at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer. Patrons holding Car park positions are still allowed to bring in their own alcohol (in cars only)
Prices for picnic car spaces are as follows:
- Home Turn (Members) - $300
- Home Turn (Non-Members) - $385
- Leger (Members) - $385
- Leger (Non-Members) - $495
Please contact the Club 63 261070 for an application form.
Wednesday night 13th February first night of the AAMI Launceston Cup Carnival with VIVA ITALIA - A little bit of Italy comes to the TOTE Racing Centre. Feast on delicious Italian cuisine (three course alternate drop dinner) in Silks Restaurant. $50 members $55 non members (includes entry to the course and members reserve) Please note this is a pre paid dinner and a booking form can be obtained from the Club.
Feature races on the night include the $50,000 Shaw Magic Millions 2YO, $50,000 Tasbreeders Magic Millions 3YO and $50,000 Magic Millions Open Classic. The night is sure to come alive with some of the best thoroughbreds, trainers and jockeys competing for over $150,000 in prizemoney.
What a night of racing ! on the second day of the Carnival Wednesday night 20th February. Feature races include the Carlton Draught $100,000 Vamos Stakes (Listed) WFA for Fillies and Mares and the $100,000 PFD Food Services Tasmanian Oaks. See the best thoroughbreds, trainers and jockeys compete against the interstate raiders - a great night of quality racing and a perfect lead into Cup with two of Tasmania's premier races.
Book into Silks Restaurant perfectly positioned with premium racetrack views, for the best seat in the house to experience the exhilaration of night racing under lights. Enjoy fine service while dining a delicious three course alternate drop dinner. Members $50 non Members $55 (price includes entry to the course and Members reserve). Please note this is a pre paid dinner and a booking form can be obtained by phoning the Club.
Girls Night out Cocktail Party is also on this night Wednesday 20th February in the Colours Room. Well not only a night for the girls the guys are invited as well. Join us for a great night of fun, & entertainment. $90pp includes admittance to gate and Colours function room, hot and cold finger food and beverages (Champagne, beer, wine & soft drink) for the evening complimentary race book and guest speaker. Peter Murphy will be master of ceremonies and the evening will include guest tipster and prizes and giveaways. Guest speaker is Sheila Laxon who was the first female thoroughbred trainer to win the big two Australian Cups, the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups double in 2001 with her great mare Ethereal. Phone the Club for bookings, there will be no door sales.
There is no better place to be on Launceston Cup day 27th February 2013 than in Silks Restaurant situated in the comfort of the Members Reserve overlooking the home straight for superb race track viewing, nothing delivers a better racing atmosphere from which you can experience Launceston Cup day. Feature races on the day include the $50,000 Veolia Environmental Services 3YO Classic, $100,000 Tatts Bet George Adams Plate, $100,000 Shaw Gold Sovereign Stakes & the $225,000 AAMI Launceston Cup.
Members Reserve Package includes:
- Admittance to the course and members area (for non members)
- Reserved table
- Three course luncheon (including entrée, main course and waiter service, served alternatively & dessert)
- Cash bar facilities and waiter service
- Racebook per guest
Sit back and take pleasure in this wonderful unique social event whilst enjoying a great selection of fine food & wines.
Full table service is provided, totalisator facilities are close at hand with excellent viewing facilities and micro television monitors available.
Price is $110 for members and $160 for non members. Please note patrons who had tables the previous year have preference to retain them please phone the Club if you would like to be placed on a wait list for availability.
If you cant get into the members why not book into the buffet carvery hall of fame room (ground floor grandstand. Patrons can enjoy a delicious three course hot & cold buffet carvery including seafood and complimentary race book for only $65pp members and $95pp for non members (beverages charged on consumption). Please note there is no direct view of the track from this room however the local races can be viewed on screens in the room or guests can view from the general public area in the middle level. Tote facilities are available just outside the room for easy access. Table sizes are 8's & 10's (smaller bookings may be seated with other people)
If you want to impress your clients or are just looking for a great day out then make a booking in the Jansz Corporate Marquee on Launceston Cup day, odds on you’ll have a great day. Situated trackside on the leger, you can feel the action and excitement as the horses turn for the home straight. You will experience breath taking trackside views and nothing delivers a better racing atmosphere with guest racing personalities and a mouth watering three course luncheon including cold entree, hot carvery, cold meats, seafood platters and Tasmanian Cheese and Fruit platters. Quality wines, premium beers, basic spirits, soft drinks and juices. A great way to network your business and guaranteed to impress.
Jansz Corporate Marquee Package includes:
- Admission to the course
- A reserved seat in the marquee
- Delicious three course luncheon including cold entrèe, hot carvery, cold meats, seafood platters and Tasmanian cheese and fruit platters.
- Beverages including quality bottled wines, spirits, champagne, beer and soft drink (marquee opens 1 hour before the first race and closes 15 minutes after the last race)
- Full table service
- Guest racing personalities
$295 per person (table sizes are 8 & 10 in the event of smaller bookings patrons will be seated together).
Don’t delay, this marquee always fills fast, bookings are being taken now. Download an application form from the box to the right, or contact us.
There are approximately 25 private and corporate marquees on Cup Day. Launceston Cup Day has become a huge corporate event with many of Tasmania and Australia’s largest companies using the occasion as an opportunity to network and promote their businesses.
Further information and costings can be obtained by phoning the Club
03 6326 1070
Fashions for Fillies:
What: Fashions for Fillies Gala Parade (for girls & guys !)
When: Saturday 23rd February 2013
Where: Joseph Chromy Vineyard Restaurant - Relbia
Time: 12 noon to 4pm then join in the after party
Cost: $85pp Dress: Dressy Day Wear
Don't miss the glamour of the Fashions for Fillies Gala Parade at Josef Chromy Vineyard the perfect venue for a memorable Tasmanian Food and Wine experience in the new restaurant that overlooks the picturesque lake and vineyard. Dress in your finest and enjoy a delicious two course two choices (entree & main course) free glass of sparkling on arrival, gala choreographed fashion show with guest compere Christopher Horne featuring current and sneak preview of Autumn fashions and prize for the best dressed lady.
For the guys & girls that really want to kick up their heels join in the after party in the VIP room $15 includes canapes (beverages available to purchase)
For bookings and purchase of tickets phone Sues of Invermay 6331 6415 email firstname.lastname@example.org or download the booking form and return with payment to Sues. Please note there are no door sales.
Examiner Fashions on the Field:
Express your own sense and style of racing fashion and be a part of the colourful, enthralling and sophisticated fashion extravaganza that is the Examiner Fashions on the Field.
Indulge your passion for fashion and you could be flying overseas. First prize in the womens classic racewear includes return airfares for two to Paris including five nights twin share accommodation and $1000 spending money.
For the boys there is a trip for two to Las Angeles including return airfares, five nights accommodation and $1000 spending money. Prizes for the event are worth in excess of "$15,000".
The expectation for 2013 is that Fashions on the Field will continue to grow given the level of enquiry received to date from business and the local community.
Pre entry is not required, simply enter on the day. Assemble at the Fashions on the Field marquee (situated near the entrance to the course no later than 1pm.
Judging times Men's Classic race wear - 1.15pm | Women's Classic race wear thereafter.
Launceston Cup Eve Mingle & Calcutta:
Launceston Cup Eve & $10,000 Calcutta is on Tuesday 26 February at the Country Club Tasmania. Join us for expert tips, selections and viewing of all lead up races on the giant screen as you rub shoulders with some of the country's most prominent racing identities.
The Cup Eve mingle will be held from 6pm to 8pm and costs $45 per person which includes a buffet BBQ dinner with seafood and will be followed by the $10,000 Calcutta at 8pm. The Calcutta is a free event but smart casual dress is required.
Book your seat for the Cup Eve Mingle on 6335 5777 today - seats are limited - payment required upon booking.
AAMI Launceston Cup Barrier Draw:
Details to follow....
No alcohol or other beverages allowed to be brought onto the race course on foot.
- Additional and more frequent public transport.
- Pay to get in up to 5pm
- No access after 5pm except patrons who have a designated driver pass which will allow entry to one person to collect vehicles after 5pm.
- No pass outs
- Work towards a no glass policy (new policy).
- Free water.
- Breath testing available during the day.
- Security on each bar to help screen underage patrons.
- Strong police and licensing presence.
In order to facilitate the new alcohol policy the following will again apply for 2013:
- Fencing off car parks and corporates from general public. No restriction on movement through these areas excepting no alcohol can be taken in or out.
- Relocation of car spots behind grandstand to new leger area (Eastern side of Corporate Hoecker).
- Placement of additional food and beverage outlets behind grandstand.
- Relocation of bookmakers to allow free flowing access to outlets behind grandstand.
- Detailed survey of attendees to gauge reaction and seek feedback on policies and guidelines introduced for the 2009 Launceston Cup (new policy).
- Advertise designated pick up/drop off points for buses, taxis, hire cars etc in Jellico Street.
Please note beverage prices for general public will be kept to reasonable and acceptable levels
Last Modified: 2013-02-20 22:33:25