Townsville Amateurs is a Family Affair...

All minors attending the Townsville Amateurs Carnival must be in the immediate company of a responsible parent or guardian (parent or step parent at all times whilst in attendance).

Townsville Amateurs – 105th Race Meeting

North Qld Amateur Turf Club Inc. 24th October 2015

An icon of North Queensland’s social and business networking calendar the North Queensland Amateur Turf Club Carnival (more commonly known as the ‘Townsville Amateurs’) ranks as one of the regions premier annual events.

General Admission tickets are available to be purchased at the gate

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Not just representing a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the traditions and history of our local region, this racing carnival provides the opportunity for local business people to directly network with their current and prospective client base.

Also it has the potential to provide an enjoyable and rewarding opportunity to staff and guests, whilst promoting their business at a local, state, national and international level.

The ‘Townsville Amateurs’ has stood firm throughout the cycles of history in this region, providing an opportunity to celebrate and bring friends both new and old together to enjoy an extended weekend of fun, festivities and top class horse racing within a reputable and widely recognised format.

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  • BYO Picnic: We welcome you to bring a picnic hamper along to enjoy our festivities.
  • No Alcohol is permitted to be brought into Cluden Park Race Course.
  • Smoking is permitted in designated areas only.


Our calendar of events includes:Meet and Greet

  • Friday 23rd October 2015 - Meet and Greet

    Meet and Greet including the traditional Calcutta draw will be held at Mercure Townsville .
  • Saturday 24th October 2015 - Townsville Amateurs Cup and Fashions On The Field

    Fashions on the Field, meal and beverage packages in the marquee precinct, live entertainment all day.....
  • Sunday 25th October 2015 - Garden Party

    What better way to wind up the weekend then a relaxing lunch at the Garden Party. Held at the Townsville Turf Club, the Garden Party is a family friendly, entertaining day including – live music, meals and bars, childrens activities and much more.