Anne Stephens (left), Jessica Stephens and Stephanie Stephens at Weetwood 2019.
Anne Stephens (left), Jessica Stephens and Stephanie Stephens at Weetwood 2019.

Time to dress up! First September Weetwood going ahead

WITH so many events cancelled in the first half of the year, there have been limited opportunities to dress up and gather with friends.

But in good news for racegoers, Clifford Park Racecourse this week announced the 2020 Audi Centre Toowoomba Weetwood would go ahead on Saturday, September 26.

It will be a day of racing, fashion and food, but with COVID-19 social distancing restrictions still in place there will only be limited tickets available.

It means you'll have to get in early if you want to attend.

Each year thousands of people from Toowoomba and across the state attend Weetwood.

The biggest event on the Toowoomba racing calendar is usually held in April in line with the Winter Carnival, but 2020 is the first time it will be held in September.

The change in date doesn't have anything to do with the current pandemic.

It was made to hold the event in line with the Spring Carnival last year.

The state's governing racing body, Racing Queensland, pushed for the surprise change in the Weetwood race day as it looked to adjust its annual racing calendar.

The race day falls on the second Saturday of the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

Tickets are not yet on sale.

To get the latest updates follow Clifford Park Racecourse on Facebook.



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