The 2019 Snake Gully Cup will be held on: Friday 15 November 2019. It promises to be bigger and better carnival than ever with a total prize pool of $540 000!!!

2019 Carnival Program

Thursday 14 Nov 2019
Golf Day
Bidgee Banks Golf Course 12pm start
Thursday 14 Nov 2019
Snake Gully Cup
Gundagai District Services Club 7.30pm
Friday 15 Nov 2019
Day 1 of Carnival
Snake Gully Cup
Gundagai Racecourse Gates open 11am
Saturday 16 Nov 2019
Day 2 of Carnival
Hair of the Dog Day
Gundagai Racecourse Gates open 11am


Snake Gully Cup Golf Day

Come and play a round of golf as a warm up to Snake Gully Cup!! It’s on Thursday 14th November and the format will be a 4 person ambrose with a 12pm shotgun start. This gives you time to arrive in Gundagai, and play a round before the Calcutta in the evening. All money collected on the day will go to the National Jockey Trust. Nominations and enquiries to Gary at the Pro Shop (02)69441926 or 0421504932.

Snake Gully Cup Calcutta

A popular tradition as part of the Snake Gully Carnival is the Snake Gully Cup Calcutta.

Held at the Gundagai District Services Club, starting at 7.30pm, with the draw for horses taking place from 8pm.

There’s no better way to get ready for Snake Gully Cup day!

Snake Gully Cup Day (Friday 15 Nov 2019)

  •     Snake Gully Cup feature race – this year sporting a huge $100,000 in prizemoney
  •     Gates open 11am. Admission $20 adults, concessions available
  •     Courtesy buses to and from the racecourse
  •     Buy a ticket and be part of the newly positioned trackside Snake Gully Cup Marquee
  •     Host a private marquee in marquee village with various food packages available and serviced by a central bar area
  •     Full TAB meeting
  •     Fashions on the Field with more than $2,500 in prizes
  •     Big screen
  •     Sky channel – live broadcast from the course

Please note: There is no BYO alcohol allowed on to the racecourse due to Liquor License regulations. All sales of alcohol are through the Gundagai-Adelong Racing Club.

Snake Gully Cup Bus Timetable

Please note:
Group bookings, pick up from motels, residences, town to racecourse and return are available

Bus contact details and times of operation will be posted closer to the carnival date.

Hair of the Dog Day (Saturday 16 Nov 2019)

bargo-boysSaturday is Hair of the Dog Day as part of the Snake Gully Cup Carnival.

Taken from the colloquial saying “the hair of the dog that bit you”, this day is fast becoming a classic of country racing and is a great follow up to Friday’s Snake Gully Cup.

  •     Gates open 11am. Admission $10 adults, concessions available
  •     Courtesy buses to and from the racecourse
  •     Full TAB meeting and coincides with the big Sandown Classic meeting in Melbourne
  •     $30,000 feature race – Hair of the Dog 1800m
  •     Great family day out with free entertainment for the kids

For information about other things to see and do in Gundagai over the weekend, visit the Gundagai tourism website.