Students Race Day at Thoroughbred Park


Friday, 5 October 2018

Event Details

Students Race Day will see students from all major institutions converging on the race course to experience a great day of racing, for FREE!

Where: Thoroughbred Park, (Canberra Racecourse) Randwick Road, Lyneham ACT

When: Friday, 5 October. Gates open 11.30am. Local racing from approximately 1pm

More information: Visit the Thoroughbred Park website for full event details.

Getting there

Regular Transport Canberra Services to Thoroughbred Park

Between 10.30am and 6.30pm as the event takes place, Thoroughbred Park will be serviced by Transport Canberra regular Red Rapid 200 series, route 56,57 and 58, which will operate along their usual routes between City and Gungahlin with a detour down Randwick Road for racegoers.

Free Charter Services

Free continuous shuttle services will travel between the University of Canberra (Pantowora Street, temporary bus stop near The Well), Australian National University (Rimmer Street Bus Station) through to Thoroughbred Park on a loop service between 12.00pm to 2.00pm. Shuttles will depart from the pickup bay outside the main entrance of the racecourse.

UC Pantowora Street to Thoroughbred Park

Free chartered buses will depart from the temporary stop near The Well at 12.00pm, 12.40pm and 1.20pm arriving at Thoroughbred Park approximately 20 minutes after the above listed times.

ANU Rimmer Street to Thoroughbred Park

Free charted buses will depart from this stop at 12.00pm, 12.40pm and 1.20pm arriving at Thoroughbred Park approximately 20 minutes after the above listed times.

Return Services:

Free return chartered buses will depart Thoroughbred Park at 12.20pm, 1.00pm and 1.40pm travelling back to UC Pantowora Street and to ANU Rimmer Street.

Plan ahead

Plan ahead - check NXTBUS for real time service information or use Google Transit to plan your journey.

View our Bus Station Guide for detailed maps of the bus stations and platform information.