More Than Just Horses
Although this event is a celebration of the best in thoroughbred racing, there is so much more on offer. The eight weeks of Saturday racing events from April to July are complemented by a wide variety of activities that encompass fashion, food, sport, arts, culture and entertainment. The Carnival has everything including fashion parades, dinners and gala social functions, cultural activities, international musical, theatrical debuts, rugby league, and other national sporting events. All of this on top of the rich program of race days and events take place at the Doomben, Eagle Farm Racecourse, the Gold Coast and Ipswich Turf Clubs. Check the website for dates.
- Type: Sports and the Outdoors
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The hilly city of Brisbane is kissed by the beautiful Brisbane river that once had been the home of the aboriginal tribe, Turrbal. It came to be a proper city during the early 19th Century and has since then grown to be one of the prominent cities in Australia. Today it provides for a great vacation spot with all the wonderful entertainment venues, shopping sites and the cultures it harbors. One of the most populous cities of Australia, it also enjoys the status of being one of the top international music hot-spot.