There will be fun activities for the kids and great prizes to win at bmag’s annual race day…

Teddy Bear's Picnic Coupon (2)

Present this voucher at the Teddy Bear’s Picnic at the Races to receive $5 off admission.

The annual bmag race day will be on again on Saturday 5 July at Eagle Farm Racecourse with a Teddy Bears’ Picnic theme that will be fun for the whole family.

The day includes some great winter racing action, such as the bmag Queensland Cup which offers prize money of $150,000. General admission is $15 for adults and children and teenagers under the age of 18 will be admitted free.

Funds raised on the day will benefit the Zig Zag Foundation to assist sick, at risk and underprivileged children.

Families can buy a picnic package which includes a lunch hamper and their entry ticket, and enjoy refreshments on a staked-out picnic blanket on the lawn. The lunch hampers contain a selection of baguettes, a cheese platter with crackers and a choice of piccolo wine or beer for two adults, and Tiny Teddy chocolate cakes, sandwiches and juice poppers for two children.

The hampers are $65 each including entry. Tickets are available at the gate or online (check gate times prior to the event).

Kid’s corner

The Teddy Bears’ Picnic will include lots of activities for kids, including a junior Fashions on the Field competition where children can show off their race wear or their favourite costumes.

Scouts will also be looking for the Best Dressed Teddy Bear in the Furry Fashions on the Field competition and free activities include rides and face painting, while costumed characters roam the grounds.

Win four nights at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Everyone who comes to the race day will be able to enter the raffle to win four nights at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort.

The prize valued at $3500 includes:
• Four nights accommodation in a Queenslander Suite with interconnecting twin room for two adults and two children
• Full buffet breakfast daily in the Cove Cafe
• $300 food and beverage credit to use throughout the resort
• Access to the Sanctuary Cove Recreational Centre.

Zig Zag Foundation volunteers will be selling raffle tickets on the day and ticketholders will have to be present on the day to claim the prize.

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