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Sydney Racing – Golden Slipper Festival

March 22, 2010toApril 4, 2010


Golden Slipper Festival 2010 – Rosehill Gardens, Sydney

Held over three glorious autumn days, the Festival boasts 18 premium Group One races and $11 million in prize money culminating with five Group One races on Australia’s richest day of racing, AAMI Golden Slipper Day, featuring the world’s richest race for two year old thoroughbreds.

 List of Events for the Golden Slipper Festival

  • Sat 27 March Darley Guineas Day Rosehill Gardens.  Darley Guineas Day, day two of the Golden Slipper Festival, sees the country’s finest thoroughbreds converge on Rosehill Gardens in search of success in the $500,000 Dubai Rosehill Guineas. It’s also the last chance to qualify for the AAMI Golden Slipper, so the action on the racecourse is guaranteed to be hot.
  • What’s On  •Two Group 2 showdowns; the Parramatta Leagues Club Stakes (fillies) and Darley Stakes (colts and geldings) – with the two-year-old horses making a last ditch chance to earn a guaranteed place in the AAMI Golden Slipper held a week later.
  • Tues 30 March AAMI Golden Slipper Barrier Draw Martin Place
  • Thurs 1 April Golden Slipper Breakfast Rosehill Gardens
  • Sat 3 April AAMI Golden Slipper Day Rosehill Gardens
    AAMI Golden Slipper Day – Sat 3 Apr (Easter Saturday)
    Steeped in 53 years of tradition, AAMI Golden Slipper Day is synonymous with glamour, grandeur and a great all-day experience. The richest day of Australian racing has staked its claim as Sydney’s No. 1 social event, with tens of thousands converging on Rosehill Gardens to experience the country’s finest racing program coupled with hospitality by our national award winning team. With the event falling on Easter Saturday for the first time, 2010 is certain to be a super year for the Slipper.
  • What’s On
    •AAMI Golden Slipper, a 1,200 metre sprint for the brightest two-year-old thoroughbreds in Australia, worth $3.5 million – the world’s richest
    •The BMW, $2.25 million weight for age race over 2,400 metres
    •Myer Fashions on the Field (open competition for both men and women)
    •Entertainment throughout the day including the arrival of the Slipper trophy, bands and roving performers
    •Charity souvenir pin for sale – chance to win great prizes and proceeds going to support children with cerebral palsy.
  • Mon 5 April Festival Finale Easter Monday Canterbury Park

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