- Adelaide visitors to enjoy Murray Bridge Gold Cup

September 15, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Racing fans are sure to flock to Adelaide hotels next month before heading off to the Murray Bridge Gold Cup.

Some A$82,000 is up for grabs in the richest provincial racing cup day in South Australia, which takes place at the Murray Bridge Racing Club (MBRC) on October 13th 2010.

The first ever race meeting at the prestigious venue was held in 1914, while the organisation was established in 1899, giving people who are planning to attend the event some idea of the history involved.

Anyone who likes a flutter while watching some high-octane sporting action is sure to enjoy the occasion, which the organisers claim is perfect for a group for friends or work colleagues.

An array of different packages are available for those who do attend, such as The Clubroom Pavilion, which is known for its electric atmosphere and includes a gourmet barbeque and plasma screen TVs to ensure no-one misses a moment of the racing.

"It's perfect for sporting clubs and end of season celebrations, or social clubs looking for an easy and affordable package," the MBRC has said.

Passes for this package cost A$75 per person.

Gates are open at 11:30 local time and Adelaide city hotels customers should set off a couple of hours before this, as the track is around 78km from the South Australian capital.

For more information on this event, visit the Murray Bridge Racing Club website or contact the organisers on (+61) 8 8532 2310. features an array of Adelaide accommodation, such as the Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide.

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