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The Big Dance Information

The Big Dance is a $2,000,000 race held at Randwick Racecourse in New South Wales each year.

The Big Dance (1600m) boasts a total prize pool of $2,000,000.

Eligibility for The Big Dance will be restricted to horses contesting one of 25 selected NSW Country Cups throughout the year.

The Big Dance 2024 will be run on November 5, 2024 at Randwick Racecourse.

Big Dance Qualifying Country Races

VENUE RACE DIST
Goulburn Goulburn Cup 1400
Gundagai Snake Gully Cup 1400
Taree Taree Cup 2000
Mudgee Mudgee Cup 1600
Nowra Nowra Cup 1600
(Tamworth) Armidale Cup 1600
Moruya Moruya Cup 1425
Ballina Ballina Cup 1590
Sapphire Coast Bega Cup 1600
Albury Albury Gold Cup 2000
Muswellbrook Muswellbrook Gold Cup 1450
Orange Orange Gold Cup 2100
Tamworth Tamworth Cup 1400
Wagga Wagga Wagga Gold Cup 2000
Scone Scone Cup 1600
(Dubbo) Wellington Cup 1700
Grafton South Grafton Cup 1600
Forbes Forbes Cup 1600
Coffs Harbour Coffs Harbour Cup 1600
Murwillumbah Murwillumbah Cup 1550
Dubbo Dubbo Gold Cup 1600
Lismore Lismore Cup 2100
Bathurst Bathurst Cup 1800
Port Macquarie Port Macquarie Cup 2000
Coonamble Coonamble Cup 1600
Randwick Big Dance Wild Card 1600

Note: The dates provided on this page are not yet confirmed and may be subject to change. For accurate information, please refer to official sources.

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How do i bet on the The Big Dance?

The easiest way to bet on the The Big Dance is with an online betting site or app. We recommend the following bookmakers Neds, swiftbet, Unibet and Ladbrokes. Once you have signed up simply navigate your way to the correct market and click on the odds of the horse you wish to bet on.

When is the The Big Dance?

The The Big Dance 2024 is predicted to be run on Tuesday, November 5 at Randwick Racecourse. The scheduled start time for the race is to be determined.

Where is the The Big Dance 2024?

The The Big Dance 2024 will take place at Randwick Racecourse on the predicted date of Tuesday, November 5.

How to live stream the 2024 The Big Dance

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The The Big Dance is scheduled to be run on November 5, 2024 so sign up to any of the compatible online bookmakers below and stream the race for free!

View the table below to work out which online bookmaker will live stream the The Big Dance.

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The Big Dance Winners

  • 2023: Attractable
  • 2022: Rustic Steel
 
 

The Big Dance News

    • Sir Davy kicks off for new yard

      While the eyes of the racing world on the first Tuesday in November are on the Melbourne Cup at Flemington, Wangaratta trainer Daniel Mccarthy is planning on having a starter in another rich race north of the border. The Big Dance and its $3 million in prize money has attracted the… Read More »

       
    • Zouatica passes The Big Dance distance test

      A $3 million race at Randwick on Melbourne Cup day is the long-range target for Zouatica, who has taken his record to six wins from twelve starts with a stylish frontrunning display at Gosford. The four-year-old was being aimed towards the Country Championships Final (1400m) on the opening day of… Read More »

       
    • Christmas comes early for young apprentice at Randwick

      Five years ago, Jake Barrett turned up at Tulloch Lodge armed with determination and a dream, but zero experience with horses. Fast forward to Randwick on Saturday and the 24-year-old apprentice celebrated his first metropolitan win aboard Belleistic Kids for training trio Barbara Joesph and her sons Paul and Matt Jones. “I… Read More »

       
    • Attractable triumphs in the Big Dance

      When owners Domeland first asked Sara Ryan if she would be their private trainer just over a year ago, she questioned their sanity. But the 29-year-old, who prepares a boutique team of 23 on the NSW Central Coast, is proving Domeland’s judgement to be spot on. After qualifying Attractable for the Melbourne… Read More »

       
    • The Big Dance results and replay – 2023

      View the results and replay for the 2023 The Big Dance. The The Big Dance was raced at Randwick racecourse on Tuesday, 7 November 2023. Melbourne Cup 🏆: View the Field and Odds for the Melbourne Cup OFFER 💸💸: Get $20 Odds for Gold Trip or Ashrun to win the… Read More »

       
 
 
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