Watch the wool fly at the annual Booligal Sheep Races.
Get along for a family day of fun in Booligal with the annual sheep races. The event kicks off at 11am, with the first race taking place at 1pm. Entrants can bring along their own sheep to race, or hire one on the day for $30. The charity sheep auction gives you the chance to Win a Sheep in a Heat and get another shot at the Booligal Cup. All proceeds go to local charities, so it's a great initiative to get involved with!
Additionally, prizes are awarded for the most creatively named sheep and the best dressed sheep, with the Priscilla Best Decorated Sheep Trophy awarded to the best looking sheep on the day at 12.30pm. The Guess the Weight of a couple of pet sheep competition also offers the chance to win $100.
There will also be a BBQ available on the day with steak and sausage sandwiches, lamb chops, soft drink, coffee and the famous CHOP POPS, while the Booligal Hotel is just down the road for those wishing to BYO. Kids will kept busy with a free jumping castle, face painting, sumo suits and laser tag. Booligal Sheep Races stubby holders, shirts, hats and caps are also available
After all the races have been completed - there are 20 heats of 5 sheep spread out throughout the day - the after party will kick on at the Booligal Hotel with live entertainment by DJ Ranger and Fashions on the Lawn.
When: Saturday 9 April, 2016