Carnival of Cups

Carnival of Cups is Temora Trotting Clubs premier night with racing and special events.

The carnival atmosphere is created with live music between each race, fine dining and wine tasting, fashions on the field competitions, the chance to win a Toyota Yaris car and other raffle competitions, mini trotting, free jumping castle, face painting and other entertainment for the kids, plus ice cream and coffee vans.

The provision of additional prizemoney by Harness Racing NSW ensures NSW leading trainers and drivers are attracted to compete with the most elite level of horses to provide the best quality and most exciting racing experience possible.

There is plenty to see and do at the Temora Carnival of Cups.


Saturday 12 January, 2019

Fashions on the Field

To see 2019 advertising poster CLICK HERE

Guidelines for contestants wishing to enter can be found HERE 

For 2019 full terms and conditions CLICK HERE

To download registration form CLICK HERE

Tastes at the Trots

Find this tasty option in the VIP Pavilion on the home straight from 6.00pm.     This is a veritable 8 course degustation menu created by Michele Seymour Catering with a different offering served up following each race on the program.     This gives you the freedom to watch the races and partake in the live atmosphere as well as enjoy delicious food and wine with comfortable indoor seating.  Guaranteed you will not go home hungry!   Tickets must be pre-purchased from   or in person from South West Ford Temora. Cost $45 includes admission to Hot to Trot Carnival, food, wine and racebook (formguide).    Group booking discounts available.


Table Salad Bowl on the side

Bruschetta Bread

Pork Belly, Apple

Salt Pepper Squid, Sweet Chilli

Kofta, Yoghurt

Home Made Sausage Roll and Tomato Chutney

Prawn Gyoza

Thai Chicken Curry, Rice

Sweet Platter of bite size Cream Puff, Chocolate Tart, Chocolate Brownie

"Narraburra" Sweepstake

If you missed the Everest and you didn’t draw a slot in the Kosciusko then here's your chance to win big in the Narraburra!

On 12 January 2019 the Club will conduct the BFB & New Earthmoving Temora Pacers Cup – aka “The Narraburra”

There will be 10 runners in the race field, the runners will be selected by HRNSW from nominations received from trainers.

The Club will sell tickets for $5 each – limit of 1000.

 10 winning tickets will be drawn on the night to “own” a runner in the Temora Pacers Cup. If your ticket is drawn on the night you will then draw a horse in the cup.

 guaranteed prize pool:  $5,000

1st           $3,000                         2nd          $750                          3rd          $450                          4th          $200                          5th  to 10th        $100

For full terms and conditions click here


Live music will be provided by Three Pistol Midnight. The popular trio, including local Richie Moses, play all your favourites.

SW & Riverina Mini Trotters - including the Temora Mini Trotters Cup

Free Childrens Entertainment - included in admission price:

JUMPING BEANS JUMPING CASTLES - Danger Run Obstacle Course plus Castle



courtesy of Terry Shields Toyota Parramatta, to be drawn at the 2019 HRNSW Awards Night (winner must be in attendance at the Awards Night to be eligible to win).  

One lucky entrant at each 2018/2019 Carnival of Cups meeting will be drawn and will be in the running to win. Just complete the details on the entry form provided and place in the designated bin at the table near the Paleface Adios Bar.

For full Terms and Conditions visit

RAFFLE: 10 Prizes

Scratch Lottery Tickets, Luggage, Barrow + Groceries, Fuel Voucher, Auto Detailing Voucher, 5 x Meat Trays

Tickets $2 EACH OR 3 FOR $5 available at trots on 5 and 12 January 2019, drawn on 12 January 2019


There will be entry forms at the raffle ticket table to enter in the draw to win a ride around the track in the dual sulky behind a real live pacer with a licenced trainer/driver at the reins.

Free Entry


$100 South West Fuel Voucher. Entry forms will be given out at the gate. 

Feature Races

BFB & New Earthmoving $14,995 Temora Pacers Cup

South West Slopes Credit Union $12,000 C0 to C1 Final

Milbrae Quarries $12,000 C1 to C2 Final

Temora Ex Services Memorial Club $12,000 “How the Locals Like It” C0 Pace

TAB.COM.AU Club Menangle $10,000 Country Series Heat 

Club Menangle Where Horses Fly $10,000 Country Series  Heat

Kevin & Kay Seymour Evolution Series $10,000 Heat x 2

Hillier & Crutcher Racing $6,500 Pace



Admission is $10 adult, $5 pensioner and kids under 16 are free.