Event: Brunette Races 2016
Get your cowboy boots and Akubra hat ready for the Brunette Races from 15-19 June
On: Sunday, 19 June 2016
Prepare for five days of country fun, with camp drafting, rodeo, and novelty events at the 106th Brunette Races.
Hosted by the A.B.C. Amateur Race Club and held at Brunette Downs station on the Barkly Tablelands, 350km north-east of Tennant Creek, this is the biggest event on the Barkly Tablelands social calendar and attracts visitors from all around Australia.
You'll enjoy good old fashioned country hospitality featuring amateur horse racing, campdrafting, rodeo, gymkhana, kids events, fashions on the field, ladies luncheon, art and photography exhibition and novelty races such as the Battle of the Barkly and Glamour in the Dust.
There are onsite facilities plus bar, catering and live entertainment for the annual event from 15-19 June.
Most drive there but if you're feeling flash with the cash visitors can fly into the nearby airstrip. Accommodation is strictly camping, and fuel is not available at this location.
Entry costs apply. Please see website www.abcraces.com.au for more details.
Download a full program here