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* Seymour Cup 2019 *
20TH OCTOBER, 2019, SEYMOUR RACING CLUB As one of the premier Country Cups in Victoria, the $200,000 bet365 Seymour Cup attracts many of the State's leading trainers and jockeys. Come and experience Country hospitality with our numerous marquee options, or enjoy watching the races track side. At the bet365 Seymour Cup there is fun for the whole family, with plenty of kids activities, the Georgina & Co fashions on the field and live music.
Seymour CupThe Seymour Cup is a Open Handicap open handicap 1600 race held annually on a Sunday at Seymour racecourse during the Melbourne Spring racing carnival in mid October. The race is run over a distance of 1600 metres and worth $150,000 in prizemoney. The 2017 Seymour Cup was won by Balf's Choice from Radipole with Moss'n'Dale third. The Seymour Racing Club is situated just off the Hume Highway, 100km from central Melbourne, and is located in the heartland of Victoria's Thoroughbred Country, the home of Darley, Swettenham and Chatswood Studs. A $5.15 million track upgrade took place at Seymour during the 2016/2017 season. The Seymour Cup did not take place in 2018 as the track was unfit for racing. Seymour Cup info Date: Sunday 20th October 2019 Track: Seymour racecourse, Seymour Distance: 1600 metres Race Type: Open Handicap Prizemoney: $150,000 2017 Winner: Balf's Choice The Seymour Cup is an above average country cup and generally assembles competitive horses on the country circuit while every now and then a good class city galloper may make the trip to Seymour for the easier pickings on offer. South Australian trained Balf's Choice (2017) ran fifth in the Listed Tokyo City Cup over 1800m at Morphettville in Adelaide before heading to Seymour to win this event and recent Seymour Cup winners include Turn Me Loose (2015) and Bel Thor (2014). Picture this It's October and the Spring Racing Carnival is in full swing. Everyone is talking about the races... rolling out the picnic blanket, gathering in groups to pop a few corks and create some memories, getting dressed to impress and generally enjoying the unique vibes that you can only get from an amazing day of country racing. Whether you're someone who loves nothing more than taking a twirl on the Fashions on the Field stage (vying for some INCREDIBLE prizes), a parent who is keen to plonk on the lush lawns with some friends and send the kids off to enjoy hours of free entertainment, someone who plans to round up a group of your nearest and dearest and enjoy a catch up over a delicious meal, or a buck, hen or birthdayee looking for a unique way to celebrate your upcoming milestone, the Bet365 Seymour Cup is an event you simply MUST circle on your calendar (there is something for everyone to enjoy!)
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