Attracting in excess of 10,000 racegoers each year, The Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup Carnival is one of the premier country racing carnivals in Australia.
The Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup Carnival is firmly established as one of the premier country racing carnivals in Australia. Gazettal of a half-day local holiday in Albury has seen attendance average more than 10,300 people over a four-year period (excluding 2020 – no attendance due to COVID-19).
A multiple winner of the prestigious Racing NSW award for the 'Most Popular Country Feature Race meeting', the Albury Gold Cup is widely recognised as a signature event for Albury. The Gold Cup Carnival offers $810,000 in prize money, trophies and bonuses on offer over two days, with the feature race being the $200,000 Listed Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup (2000m).
Hospitality marquees along the length of the straight shaded grounds of the course cater for the thousands who flock to Albury to enjoy the party atmosphere throughout the racecourse and beyond.
Albury Racing Club hosts a number of race days throughout the season including the Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup Carnival.