The BEST family picnic atmosphere set on the racecourse lawns surrounded by the magnificent gum trees along the Lachlan River -
The Bedgerabong Picnic Race Club's once a year meeting in February.
The popularity of the Bedgerabong Races grows year on year with crowds in excess of 4,000. The picnic racecourse of Bedgerabong is situated 32km west of Forbes and has developed a reputation for its picturesque setting, with its manicured lawns set among the backdrop of massive river gums - with shade marquees provided.
Food outlets and full bar facilities are available -no need to bring a thing - just come along and enjoy a great day.
Food stalls and bar in operation until 10pm
Marquee sites available for larger group bookings.
BEST WAY TO ENJOY THE BEDGERABONG PICNIC RACES:
Make Forbes your accommodation and central location then catch the bus from Forbes so that you can have a really great day at the races.
After the races the hotels in Forbes have live bands playing 'till late where you can continue on.
As well as Forbes, you will find accommodation in nearby Parkes, Condobolin and Bogan Gate.
The shuttle buses from Forbes are provided by Forbes Bus Lines for the day and leave the Town Hall from 11am, 12pm, 1pm.
Buses return to Forbes from 6pm and each half hour
If you wish to drive yourself follow the Bedgerabong, North Condobolin Roads past the airport for 32 km till you reach Bedgerabong. Below is a link to the Bedgerabong Races Map..
Though small, the Bedgerbong Public School was established in 1876 and holds a lot of history for the community with many families having had children, parents, grandparents and even great grandparents attending the school.
The school and community share a common focus and work together to allow the students of the district every opportunity to succeed.