Come-by-Chance Picnic Races look forward to a bigger and better 2021 and hope to see you there. Come-by-Chance is located about 100 kilometres north-west of Coonamble in the Walgett Shire, and about 250 kilometres from Dubbo. Each year the population of Come-by-Chance swells with their famous picnic races. Come and visit this tiny village and find out why it has become one of the most popular picnic races in the region! Six Race Program includes AUD37,000 in prize money. Full bar, on-course betting facilities, food outlets, fashions on the field featuring Miss Come-by-Chance, face painting, Jumping castle and kids foot races, live band and fireworks after races.