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Melbourne & Suburbs racecourses

Melbourne & Suburbs racecourses

  • Caulfield Racecourse

    The Caulfield Racecourse held its first event in 1859 and is now regarded as one of the best venues for thoroughbred racing in Australia. There is a magnificent glassed in grandstand and excellent facilities for spectators. The biggest day at Caulfield is the Caulfield Cup which has been run since 1879.

  • Cranbourne Turf Club

    The Cranbourne Racecourse hosts both day and night meetings at their premier facility which dates back to 1867. Race events include City of Casey Tricodes, Cranbourne Cup and Christmas Carnival Series. (Cranbourne)

  • Flemington Racecourse

    Flemington is a world-class racing venue located 5 kilometres from the heart of Melbourne. The first race meeting was held on the site in 1840. The biggest racing event at Flemington is the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Over 8 days there are 4 full day events where racing meets fun and fashion. It kicks off with the prestigious Derby Day, the race that stops the nation - the Melbourne Cup, the fashion and music event of Oaks Day and the family-friendly Stakes Day. Other race events during the year include Australian Guineas Day, Australian Cup and Maribyrnong Plate.

  • Ladbrokes Park

    Also known as Sandown Racecourse, this course was first opened in 1965 and showcases year round thoroughbred racing action on two acclaimed turf tracks.

  • Moonee Valley Racing Club

    The first race held at Moonee Valley Racecourse was in 1883. It is highly regarded as a very appealing spectator racecourse where spectators can enjoy an exciting, up-close and personal entertainment experience. It is the home of Australia's most prestigious horse race - the Cox Plate. (Moonee Ponds)

  • Werribee Racing Club

    Werribee Racecourse is one of Melbourne's oldest racetracks and offers world-class facilities with a synthetic track. The premier race event is the Werribee Cup with lots of entertainment and fashions on the field. (Werribee)