Keen racegoers are being warned not to be fooled by fake Wagga Gold Cup pages circulating on social media, with one even claiming the event has gone online.
A page called Wagga Gold Cup Carnival 2021 posted yesterday on Facebook.
"Sorry for late update. Wagga Gold Cup Carnival 2021 will be held on 6-7 May, 2021," it read.
"But remember one thing this year Wagga Gold Cup Carnival 2021 you can enjoy only online because of COVID-19. We think about our fan safety. We will broadcast live link on the racing day so don't worry.
"Stay home and enjoy with us..!!"
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"It is really frustrating to see people doing this," he said.
"We have had a lot of people contacting us to see if what they are saying is true, so that does take up a bit of our time.
"But, it has not affected ticket sales at all which are going really strong."
For any updates on Gold Cup events, make sure to follow the Murrumbidgee Turf Club's social media pages.
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