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Coonawarra Vignerons Cup
January 18 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm ACDT
Regarded as a highlight on the country race meeting calendar, the Coonawarra Cup attracts over 3000 visitors to the Penola Racecourse, of which 728 guests will be hosted by members of the Coonawarra Vignerons in its lavish marquee and treated to a full day of fun, fabulous food, fund-raising auctions and, of course, fantastic Coonawarra wines.
Please note due to hot weather forecast on Thursday 18 January 2018, the Penola meet will start at 10.00am. See TRSA’s website for ongoing updates by clicking the following link: https://www.theracessa.com.au/. Regardless of racing conditions, the Marquee will proceed as planned with measures in place for your comfort. Tickets are non refundable.
9.30am MARQUEE OPENS and BREAKFAST Served until 10.30am
10.00am Race 1
10.10am OFFICIAL WELCOME Tim Bailey, Chair of the Coonawarra Vignerons Cup Committee. Introduction to Jane Ferrari, MC and PRESENTATION OF MASTER GOLF WINNERS
10.30am Race 2
11.00am Race 3
11.35am Race 4 followed by FASHIONS IN THE MARQUEE (approx). Held inside the marquee with selected qualifying guests to make their way to the stage for the best dressed male, female and millinery of the marquee.
12.10am Race 5
12.30pm (Between Race 5 and 6) LUNCH and SUPER SWEEP DRAW
12:45pm Race 6
1.20pm Race 7 COONAWARRA VIGNERONS CUP
1.55pm Race 8
2.00pm IMPERIAL AUCTION
2.30pm LIVE ENTERTAINMENT by Shaun Brown
3.30pm AFTERNOON TEA
5.00pm MARQUEE CONCLUDES
Complimentary Shuttle Buses
9.00am – Heyward’s Royal Oak, Prince of Wales Hotel, Coonawarra Motor Lodge, Must@Coonawarra
9.20am – Heyward’s Royal Oak, Prince of Wales Hotel, Coonawarra Motor Lodge, Must@Coonawarra
9.00am – Bellwether Wines, Coonawarra Store, Chardonnay Lodge/Coonawarra Units
9.30am – Coonawarra Store, Chardonnay Lodge
Buses will return to Penola following the conclusion of the races and Coonawarra from approx. 5.15pm returning passengers to the same locations.
We appreciate your patience as the bus driver will return to collect passengers.