The spring racing season is upon us and Melbourne Cup Day is just around the corner. Sadly, the traditional public holiday only applies to Victorians, but that certainly doesn’t mean Perthians should have to miss out on the racy shenanigans. Whether you’re a racing enthusiasts or simply looking for an excuse to get dressed in your best race day attire, Perth abounds with events making the most of the race that stops the nation.
Perth continues to attract awesome national and international sporting events, spurred on with the completion of the new state-of-the-art Optus Stadium and spectators flying down from China and South East Asian. For willing participants, from the Kimberley to the deep south, there is an endless parade of running, swimming, cycling, fishing, driving and other events to sign up for. Check out some of the top annual events here.