FAQs

How much is entry to the track?

On a week day race meeting there is no charge for gate entry. 

Entry fees for major race days such as Ladies Day and the Townsville Cup vary and will be updated on our website within 6 weeks of the event.


What time does the first race of the day jump?

It depends on how many races are held on the race day, however weekday race meets usually start at around 12:30 -1pm. Gates open at midday.

You can check all race times on the Racing Queensland website


What transport facilities are available to get to the Townsville Turf Club?

Townsville Taxis - 131 008

Checker Cabs - 13 19 74 

Uber - Download the app

Sunbus - plan your journey


Can I bring my own food to the track?

Yes - we permit individual sandwiches, individual packs of processed cheese, dips, spreads, nuts and biscuits, pieces of fruit and special individual dietary needs foods to be brought into the venue.

Alcohol cannot be brought into the venue. 


When will Winter Racing Carnival 2019 tickets be on sale?

Winter Racing Carnival tickets will be on sale from 1st June.

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Racecourse Road, Cluden, Townsville
T 07 4778 2400