Horse racing tracks & racecourses

AUSTRALIA presently has 392 horse racing tracks in operation across Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory. The majority of the tracks are provincial and country, with each state also boasting metropolitan tracks.

New South Wales

Royal Randwick Racecourse Distances

Randwick

Home to 20 Group 1 races each year, Royal Randwick is arguably the home of racing not only in New South Wales, but Australia. Located in the Eastern Suburbs, the track is home to Australia’s richest sprint race The Everest in the spring and plays host to The Championships in the autumn. Randwick is certainly one of the most rewarding track to punt at in the country.

Rosehill Gardens Racecourse

Rosehill

Rosehill Gardens is the second major racecourse in Sydney and it features Group 1 races in both spring and autumn. The Golden Slipper for the two-year-olds holds the highest stake for any juvenile race around the world and it is the feature race of the year. Run over the sprint distance of 1200 metres, the Golden Slipper is one of the most sought-after races in Australia and it has a long list of champion winners.

Warwick Farm

Warwick Farm

Warwick Farm hosts 24 meetings each year, with 23 of those coming as the Wednesday metropolitan meeting in New South Wales, but it is the Australia Day meeting which is the marquee event for one of the fairest racecourses in the state.

Kembla Grange

Kembla Grange

There is no doubt that Kembla Grange is the premier racecourse south of Sydney and is quickly becoming one of the main race tracks in New South Wales to host metropolitan meetings in the “off season”.

Victoria

Flemington

Home to 14 Group 1 races each year, Flemington is the true home of Australian horse racing, with the Melbourne Cup held on the first Tuesday of November known as “the race that stops a nation”. With all of the best horses to have raced in Australia having raced at Flemington, it is no wonder why it is deemed the best track to bet at in the country.

Caulfield

Caulfield

One of the big three race tracks in Melbourne, Caulfield has long been known at “The Heath” and hosts important races such as the Caulfield Cup in the lead up the Melbourne Cup and key two-year-old and three-year-old races like the Caulfield Guineas and Blue Diamond Stakes.

Moonee Valley

Moonee Valley

The Valley plays host each year to the best weight-for-age race in the world, the Cox Plate. Deemed the best two minutes in world sport, the race has been taken out by the greta mare Winx a record four time in a row. Moonee Valley is the only track in the country to host a Group 1 race at night, they in-fact hold three Group 1 sprint races.

Major Races Held at Moonee Valley

Sandown

Sandown

Sandown is fast becoming one of the big four race tracks in the state of Victoria and is now set to host Group 1 racing, with the Underwood Stakes set to be held at the track rather than at Caulfield. Sandown also races on two tracks being the Lakeside and Hillside tracks.

Major Races Held at Sandown


Queensland

Alpha

Alpha

The annual Alpha races held in June each year attracts a big local crowd for their Cup meeting.

Aramac

Aramac

Located 127km from Longreach, the Aramac Race Club hosts one non-TAB meeting in May each year.

Atherton

Atherton

The Atherton Turf Club hosts up to 10 meetings each yer, based in North Queensland just 80km out of Cairns.

Augathella

Augathella

The Augathella races are held once a year in April, with the Meatant Cup the feature event.

Barcaldine

Barcaldine

Over an hour east of Longreach, the Barcaldine Race Club hosts up to seven non-TAB meetings each year.

Beaudesert

Beaudesert

Aquis Beaudesert hosts approximately 12 meetings each year, with the racecourse located an hour south-west of Brisbane.

Bedourie

Bedourie

The Bedourie races are held once a year on the dirt track on the second weekend of September in line with the town’s annual rodeo.

Bell

Bell

Bell race club hosts one non-TAB meeting each year held on the first Saturday of January each year.

Betoota

Betoota

The Beetota races kicks off the Simpson Desert Racing Carnival in August each year as the town of Betoota comes to life with an action-packed weekend of racing and entertainment.

Birdsville

Birdsville

Home to the iconic Birdsville Racing Carnival in September each year on the dirt, Birdsville Race Club is on the bucket list of every punter

Blackall

Blackall

Blackall racecourse hosts between two-five Non-TAB meetings each year located 213km outside of Longreach.

Bluff

Bluff

The Bluff Cup is the marquee event at the Bluff Races each year, as the track hosts just the one Non-TAB meeting each year.

Boulia

Boulia

The second of two race tracks in Mt Isa, the Boulia Turf Club mainly hosts barrier trials these days, having not seen a race meeting since 2018.

Bowen

Bowen

Despite being a Non-TAB meeting, the Bowen Turf Club hosts up to five meetings each year and some of the jockeys from North Queensland consistently ride at Bowen.

Bundaberg

Bundaberg

The Bundaberg Race Club has quickly become a race track that hosts more than it’s fair share of meetings, with the Bundaberg Cup held in July each year.

Burrandowan

Burrandowan

The Burrandowan Picnic Races are held on the second Saturday of May each year, which helps attract plenty of travellers to the small town for the Mother’s Day weekend.

Cairns

Cairns

Home to up to 20 race meetings each year, the Cairns Jockey Club is home to some top-class races in North Queensland throughout the year.

Calliope

Calliope

Dating back to 1912, the Calliope Jockey Club is one of the oldest clubs in Queensland and despite hosting the one meeting each year, the Calliope Picnics are extremely popular.

Camooweal

Camooweal

Home to the one race meeting each year on the last Saturday in August, the Camooweal racecourse is located 15 minutes from the Northern Territory border.

Charleville

Charleville

Located 744km west fo Brisbane, the Charleville racecourse now hosts up to five meetings each year on the infamous sand track, including a meeting on Melbourne Cup day.

Charters Towers

Charters Towers

Home to the potentially the biggest country race day in North Queensland each year in October, the Charters Towers race track is a sand track located 130kms west of Townsville.

Chinchilla

Chinchilla

Home to approximately six non-TAB meetings each year, the track located 300kms west of Brisbane is a popular day out for locals and visitors alike.

Clermont

Clermont

Clermont Race Club hosts two meetings each year, one in winter and the other held towards the end of spring and is located 110kms out of Emerald.

Clifton

Clifton

The Clifton Jockey Club hosts just one meeting each year, held on Cox Plate day in what is an action-packed day both on and off the track.

Cloncurry

Cloncurry

Having been racing since the 1880’s the Cloncurry & Distrcit Race Club is one of the most successful race clubs in north-west Queensland with five race meetings each year.

Cooktown

Cooktown

The Cooktown Amateur Turf Club is the second oldest club in Queensland and hosts one non-TAB meeting each year, the Cooktown Cup in early November each year.

Gabba

Corfield

The Corfield Race Club is situated in the small town of Corfield, right in the heart of Queensland. The Corfield Cup is held on the first weekend of August annually as the marquee event.

Cunnamulla

Cunnamulla

Cunnamulla Racecourse hosts four meetings each year and hosts a meeting on ANZAC Day each year.

Dalby

Dalby

Dalby races date back to 1859 and with approximately 12 meetings each year including the Newmarket Handicap meeting in March makes Dalby one of the more popular country racetracks in the state.

Deagon

Deagon

Having not held a race meeting since 2015, the Deagon racecourse is now holding barrier trials on a regular basis.

Dingo

Dingo

The annual Dingo races are held in late August each year, with the Dingo Cup over 1200m the featured event on the card.

Doomben

Doomben

Doomben is the one of the main tracks used in QLD and plays host to the Doomben 10,000 and Doomben Cup during the QLD Winter Racing Carnival.

Major Races Held at Doomben

Eagle Farm

Eagle Farm

The epicentre of racing in the Sunshine State, hosting six Group 1 events during the marquee QLD Winter Racing Carnival.

Eidsvold

Eidsvold

Located in the North Burnett region in Queensland, the Eidsvold races are held once a year in early October.

Einasleigh

Einasleigh

The Einasleigh Races are held annually on Easter Saturday, located 369kms from Cairns.

Emerald

Emerald

The racecourse at Emerald is one of the most used non-TAB racetracks in the state, hosting up to six meetings each year.

Esk

Esk

Having raced in the Somerset region for over 100 years, the Esk racecourse is one of the more accessible country tracks, located 45 minutes from Toowoomba and an hour out of Brisbane.

Ewan

Ewan

Located 157kms out of Townsville, the Ewan Amateur Turf Club hosts a two-day non-TAB meeting early in September each year.

Flinton

Flinton

Home to a race meet once a year on Easter Saturday, the Flinton races are based on the banks of the Moonie River.

Gatton

Gatton

Located 90 minutes west of Brisbane, the race track at Gatton is one of the most popular tracks off the city circuit in the sunshine state.

Gayndah

Gayndah

The first Queensland Derby was held at the Gayndah racecourse back in 1868 and is the oldest jockey club in the state.

Gladstone

Gladstone

The infamous sand track at Ferguson Park, is one of the more highly attended non-TAB venues with the club hosting several meetings throughout the year.

Gold Coast

Gold Coast

The Gold Coast track holds regular Saturday meetings throughout the year, but it is the Magic Millions Raceday in January that attracts plenty of interest with millions of dollars worth of prize money on offer.

Goondiwindi

Goondiwindi

Located on the south-western border of Queensland and New South Wales, the Goondiwindi Race Club hosts the annual picnic race day in April each year.

Gordonvale

Gordonvale

Located half an hour south of Cairns, the Gordonvale Cup meeting in October attracts plenty of locals and tourists to the track for the clubs marquee day.

Gregory Downs

Gregory Downs

The Burke Shire Cup day held in early May each year is the marquee event on the one day of racing Gregory Downs Jockey Club hosts each year.

Gympie

Gympie

Having been racing for upwards of 150 years, the Gympie Turf Club host nine race meetings each year, including one during the infamous Gympie Muster.

Home Hill

Home Hill

The Burdekin Race Club plays host to five meetings each year, just 75 minutes from the CBD of Townsville.

Hughenden

Hughenden

Racing just twice a year in May and July, the dirt track at Hughenden Race Club is halfway between Townsville and Longreach.

Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe

The Ilfracombe Races are held on the second weekend of July each year, home to the Willowie Cup.

Ingham

Ingham

The Ingham Gold Cup has been contested since 1879 and is the marquee event at the Herbert River Jockey Club each year.

Injune

Injune

Injune hosts Cup day each year in the middle of June on the dirt track and is an event that gets better year on year according to the locals.

Innisfail

Innisfail

Located at Pease Park in Innisfail, the race club has been around since 1888 with Banana Cup Day one of the more popular days on their racing calendar.

Ipswich

Ipswich

The Ipswich Turf Club is the “fifth” track in Queensland and the Ipswich Cup Day is held towards the backend of the QLD Winter racing carnival splitting Stradbroke Handicap Day and Tatts Tiara Day.

Isisford

Isisford

Located in the small outback town of Isisford, the six-race card for Isisford Cup Day is the marquee event each year held in late-October.

Jandowae

Jandowae

The Jandowae Race Club is another track that hosts just the one meeting each year, with the Jandowae races held in the middle of May annually.

Julia Creek

Julia Creek

With their marquee event held during the annual Dirt ‘n’ Dust festival in Julia Creek, the Julia Creek races are held four times a year as a non-TAB meeting.

Jundah

Jundah

The Jundah Race Club holds one race meeting each year and is the only meeting held in the Barcoo Shire located 258km south-west of Longreach.

Kilcoy

Kilcoy

Referred to as the Moonee Valley of the north, the Kilcoy race track is home to a home straight that measures just 143m.

Kumbia

Kumbia

The Kumbia Race Club has been holding a non-TAB meeting on Melbourne Cup Day each year which has led to the track being referred to as “the Flemington of the Bush”.

Laura

Located four hours north-west of Cooktown, the Laura races are held at then of June each year.

Longreach

Longreach

The infamous town of Longreach plays host to up to nine race meetings each year and is a club who hosts a race meeting on Melbourne Cup day each year.

Mackay

Mackay

The Gabba was Queensland’s premier greyhound track until it was closed in 1993.

Mareeba

Mareeba

Located 60km’s due west of Cairns, the Mareeba races are held in September each year in far North Queensland.

Maxwelton

Maxwelton

Having hosted race meetings since 1950 the Maxweltown races brings together the small town of Maxwelton once year in the middle of July.

McKinlay

McKinlay

Dubbed one of the last true outback races in the state, the McKinlay races are held once a year in June located 13km out of Longreach.

Middlemount

Middlemount

The Middlemount Race Day held in July each year is one of the most popular events in the town, which is three hours north-west of Rockhampton.

Miles

Located two and a half hours north-west of Toowoomba, the Miles race track hosts one Picnic meeting each year in February.

Mitchell

Mitchell

The Mitchell Races are held once a year in October, located one hour west of Roma.

Monto

Monto

The Monto Race Club prides themselves on hosting “one exceptional race day” each year, located 200km’s west of Bundaberg.

Moranbah

Moranbah

The dirt track at Moranbah hosts two meetings each year with the locals turning out in big numbers at each meeting.

Morven

Morven

Located in outback south-west Queensland, the dirt track at Morven hosts one meeting each year in September, located two hours from Roma.

Mount Garnet

Mount Garnet

Mount Garnet Amateur Turf Club hosts a two day racing carnival on the last weekend of April each year, with racing dating back to 1938.

Mount Perry

Mount Perry

Mount Perry Race Club plays host to one race day a year, which is often a big hit for families in the town located 100km’s from Bundaberg.

Mt Isa

Mt Isa

The Mount Isa Race Club has an affluent racing heritage spanning over 60 years and boasts an impressive history for a racecourse located in rural Queensland.

Muttaburra

Muttaburra

The Muttaburra Cup is held annually on the first weekend of August on the infamous dirt track located north-east of Longreach in country Queensland.

Nanango

Nanango

Home to up to five non-TAB race meetings per year, the Nanango Race Club has been around since 1887 and is located less than three hours north-west of Brisbane.

Noorama

Noorama

The Noorama Picnic Races are usually held in the second weekend of April except if it is the Easter weekend, with a five-race card held each year in the “Melbourne” direction.

Oakley

Home to the Kooroorinya races each year, the Oakley Amateur Picnic Race Club is located 339km south-west of Townsville.

Pentland

Pentland

A five-race card is held each year at Pentland Race Club in November each year and is held on the dirt track with the Pentland Cup the feature event.

Prairie

Prairie

The annual Prairie races are held once a year in the small country town of Prairie, with a five-race program held in August each year.

Quilpie

Quilpie

Home to two iconic bush racing weekends each year, the Quilpie Cup in May and the Pride of the West festival in September, the Quilpie races are a popular destination for all Queensland racing fans.

Richmond

Richmond

The Richmond Race Club host four horse racing meetings each year and is located between Mt Isa and Charters Towers and has been around since 1956.

Rockhampton

Rockhampton

Located at Callaghan Park, the Rockhampton Jockey Club was formed in 1868 and is regarded as the hub of racing in Central Queensland. The home straight at Rockhampton is 580m long and has certainly brought plenty of punters undone in the past.

Roma

Roma

Approximately 550km west of Brisbane, the Roma Turf Club holds eight race meetings year with the Roma Cup being the feature on the racing calendar.

Springsure

Springsure

Springsure Race Club holds one annual race meeting each year on St Patrick’s Day.

St George

St George

The St George Jockey Club claim to be the “premier race club of the Balonne Shire” with their main race day held in July each year.

Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe Jockey CLub host the one race meeting each which helps celebrate country racing in the Granite Belt.

Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast Turf Club is deemed to be the place of one of the best racetracks and training facilities in the entire country and hosts meetings almost every week, including night racing during the summer.

Surat

Surat

Held on the first Saturday in September each year, the Surat races are a big local attractions on their dirt track.

Talwood

Talwood

Located in the Goondiwindi region, the Talwood Race Club has been racing on their dirt track since 1931 and holds a meeting in the middle of August each year.

Tambo

Tambo

The Tambo & District Race Club is is the oldest race club west of the Great Dividing Range.

Tara

Tara

Tara Race Club sits in the hearts of the Western Downs just 300km west of Brisbane.

Taroom

There has been racing in Taroom since 1859, but the Dawson Jockey Club was not formed until 1890 and is only one of four racetracks in Queensland that race anti-clockwise.

Texas

Texas

The Texas Jockey Club hosts one meeting each year on the second weekend of December for Texas Cup day and is one of the feature events in the region for the year.

Thangool

Thangool

Thangool Race Club hosts seven race meetings each year with the annual Thangool Cup held in September.

Toowoomba

Toowoomba

The Toowomba Turf CLub at Clifford Park host regular meetings throughout the year, including Saturday night racing as part of their 45 race meetings each year.

Tower Hill

Tower Hill

The Tower Hill Amatuer Picninc Race Club hosts two race meetings over an action-packed weekend in the back half of April each year.

Townsville

Townsville

Deemed as the home of racing in North Queensland, the Townsville Turf Club hosts upwards of 30 race meetings each year.

Twin Hills

Twin Hills

The Twin Hills races are held alongside the bumper three-day festival held in the town of Cleremont in September each year.

Wandoan

Wandoan

Located three hours north-west of Toowoomba, the Wandoan Diggers’ Race Club hosts one meeting each year in the middle of March.

Warra

Warra

The Warra Race Club hosts two meetings each year and is located 128km’s west of Toowoomba.

Warwick

Warwick

Allman Park racecourse is located 90 minutes south-west of Brisbane and has the Warwick Cup is deemed to be one of the oldest races in history, which pre-dates the Melbourne Cup.

Winton

Winton

The North Gregory Turf Club was founded back in the 1880’s where it was believed Banjo Patterson was a part of the club.

Wondai

Wondai

Racing in Wondai is held twice a year, with their feature meeting being held on Anzac Day each year.

Yeppoon

Yeppoon

Home to four race meetings each year, Yeppoon racecourse is located in Central Queensland 35 minutes north-west of Rockhampton.


Western Australia

Albany

Albany

Based on the Southern coast line of Western Australia, the track plays host to regular Sunday meetings throughout the year.

Ascot

Ascot

The main track in the west, the Ascot carnival in late November / early December attracts plenty of star power from the east coast.

Belmont

Belmont

The main winter / spring track in Western Australia, before Ascot takes over for their carnival and throughout the summer months.

Broome

Broome

A stone’s throw away from the infamous Cable Beach, the Broome Turf Club is one of the most iconic racecourses in the country.

Bunbury

Bunbury

The centre of racing in the south-west of WA and has had plenty of greats of Australian racing grace the turf at Bunbury, including 1999 Melbourne Cup winner Rogan Josh.

Carnarvon

Carnarvon

On the doorstop of the Indian Ocean, Carnarvon has long been known as one of the best country race clubs in WA.

Collie

Collie

Collie hosts just the one race meet each year, when the ever-popular Collie Cup is run and won that dates back to 1901.

Derby

Derby

Based in the Kimberley region, the West Kimberley Turf Club traditionally hosts one meeting each year, with the lucrative Derby Cup the marquee race.

Dongara-Irwin

Dongara-Irwin

Based to the north of Perth, the Dongara-Irwin Race Club hosts one race meeting each year, held annually on the Easter long weekend.

Esperance

Esperance

Know for “when surf meets turf” the Esperance Bay Turf Club hosts regular meetings during the summer months, culminating in the Esperance Cup being held in late March.

Geraldton

Geraldton

Located 435km north of Perth, overlooking the Indian Ocean, Geraldton Turf Club hosts 19 meetings each year between October and April.

Junction

Home to one of the oldest country racing day, the Junction Race Club hosts one race meet annually in August.

Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie

Located in the heart of the WA Goldfields, the Kalgoorlie race track is one of the main tracks used throughout the winter months, with the Kalgoorlie Cup held in September each year.

Kojonup

Kojonup

Kojonup plays host to the Wandecla Picnic Race Day in February each year, as a non-TAB venue it is the tracks only meeting every year.

Kununurra

Kununurra

The Kununurra Race Club is the only track north of Geraldton which is a turf track and it plays host to one meeting each year held in late August.

Landor

Landor

The Eastern Gascoyne Race Club at Landor hosts just the one meeting each year held annually in October.

Lark Hill

Lark Hill

Lark Hill Thoroughbred Training Complex plays hosts to most of the trials being held in WA throughout the year.

Laverton

Laverton

For those in the region, the Laverton races held in October each year is an iconic day on the calendar each year.

Leinster

The Leinster District Race Club was formed in 1979 to make sure Leinster had their own course in the North Eastern Goldfields of WA. The club holds three meetings each year, one in April and May and their Cup meeting in October.

Leonora

Leonora

Formed in 1900, the Leonora Racing Club is one of the oldest clubs in WA. They host two meetings each year, the Golden Gift in June and the Leonora Cup in October.

Marble Bar

Marble Bar

Over the years the Marble Bar picnic races has become an event not to be missed, held on the first weekend of July each year.

Meekatharra

Meekatharra

Located 400km north-east of Geraldton the Meekatharra Race Club hosts two meetings over the WA Queen’s Birthday long weekend in September with the Meekatharra Cup on the Saturday and the Meekatharra Sprint on the Monday as the features.

Mingenew-Yandanooka

Mingenew-Yandanooka

The club may only host one meeting each year in March, but the Mingenew-Yandanooka races are often a big community event, with the local footbal ground and golf course surrounding the track.

Moora

Moora

Having been around for over 100 years, the Moora Race Club plays host to the Moora Cup meeting held each October.

Mount Barker

Mount Barker

Home to six race meetings each season between November and March, the Mount Barker Turf Club is known for its Grapes and Gallops Race Day in January to celebrate the local wine and racing industries.

Narrogin

Narrogin

Narrogin Racing was the first track to incorporate both harness racing and thoroughbred racing. Home to eight thoroughbred meetings each year, the club hosts its Cup meeting in April, whilst also racing on Australia Day.

Newman

Newman

The East Pilbara Race Club was the last track in the North-West of WA to go from a turf track to a dirt track in 2017 in a bid to keep racing in the country for years to come. The Newman Club is held each year in August.

Norseman

Norseman

Norseman holds the one race meeting each year in March, where the Norseman Cup is the feature event during the community-driven event.

Northam

Northam

During winter, the Northam Race Club is one of WA’s premier racecourses located just an hour outside of Perth. The track hosts roughly 25 meetings each year held between May and November.

Pingrup

Pingrup

Having raced since 1932, the Pingrup Race Club host one six-race meeting each year held in March.

Pinjarra

Pinjarra

The popular Pinjarra Race Club has the iconic 1000m straight for sprint racing, with the club hosting up to 24 race meeting each year between November and the following August.

Port Hedland

Port Hedland

The Port Hedland Turf Club has been around since 1902 and has been entertaining racegoers year in and year out. Home to six meetings each year, the Port Hedland Cup in August is the marquee event on the calendar.

Roebourne

Roebourne

Nor West Jockey Club host the Roebourne races on four occasions with meetings held in June and July on the dirt track, culminating in the Roebourne Cup in late July.

Toodyay

Toodyay

Founded in 1865 the Toodyay Picnic Race Day held each September is now of the most popular Western Australian picnic race meeting every year.

Wyndham

Wyndham

Dating back to 1886, the Wyndham Turf Club hosts one meeting in August each year with the Wyndham Cup the feature event on the card.

Yalgoo

Yalgoo

The Yalgoo Jockey Club hosts the annual Yalgoo Races each April and it has become a staple in the towns social calendar.

York

York

Located an hour out of Perth, the York racecourse is situated at the foot of Mount Bakewell. The track hosts up to six meetings each year, and often favours favourite punters.


South Australia

Balaklava

Balaklava

One known as just a small country town, Balaklava now hosts the states biggest country meeting.

Mount Gambier

Bordertown

Racing in Bordertown has been going on for 140 years, but the current track has only seen racing since 1945.

Ceduna

Ceduna

A NON TAB venue, Ceduna hosts two meetings a year, The Ceduna Cup and The Ceduna XMAS Races.

Clare

Clare

The race track at Clare tends to hold three to four meetings per year, and it is always advantageous to be on the rails when racing at Clare.

Gawler

Gawler

Situated just half an hour from Adelaide CBD, Gawler is one of the most used race tracks in the state outside of Morphettville.

Hawker

Hawker

Hawker is a Non-TAB venue which hosts just the one meeting each year towards the end of May for the Hawker Cup.

Jamestown

Jamestown

Jamestown hosts just the one meeting each year for the Jamestown Cup in late September or early October.

Kingscote

Kingscote

Infamous for the Kangaroo Island Cup carnival, Kingscote race track is on the bucket list of every punter going around.

Lock

Lock

Lock is a Non-TAB venue which hosts just the one meeting each year, typically held on the third Sunday of February for Lock Cup day.

Mindarie-Halidon

Mindarie-Halidon

The small country town of Halidon comes to life each year when the track hosts the annual Mindarie Halidon Cup meeting.

Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier hosts 15 race meetings each year, headlined by the Mount Gambier Twilight Gold Cup in December.

Morphettville

Morphettville

Metropolitan racing in South Australia can be found at Morphettville, a south-western suburb of Adelaide around 10 kilometres from the CBD.

Murray Bridge

Murray Bridge

The track at Gifford Hill hosts plenty of Wednesday meetings throughout the racing calendar, with the club also holding a handful of metro meetings throughout the year.

Naracoorte

Naracoorte

Naracoorte plays host to between 8-12 meetings each year, with the track known to be favourable for favourite punters.

Oakbank

Oakbank

Infamously known throughout the racing industry, Oakbank hosts the blockbuster Easter carnival each year with plenty of jumps racing to be had at the track.

Penola

Penola

Penola is one of the oldest racing clubs in South Australia, with racing dating back to the mid 1800’s.

Penong

Penong

The small country town of Penong hosts just one non-TAB event each year, located 73km west of Ceduna.

Port Augusta

Port Augusta

The dirt track of Port Augusta makes it one of the most recognisable race tracks in the country. Racing has been held since the late 1800’s, with the City Of Port Augusta Cup the keuy drawcard.

Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln

Known for its surf and seafood, Port Lincoln is also one of the most iconic tracks in South Australia, where the Port Lincoln Cup is held in early March each year.

Quorn

Quorn

The non-TAB venue at Quorn hosts a meeting once a year which is the Quorn Cup meeting held in late August / early September

Roxby Downs

Roxby Downs

Roxby Downs hosts just the one meeting each year in the first week of August for the Roxby Downs Cup.

Strathalbyn

Strathalbyn

Located 40 minutes out of Adelaide, the Strathalbyn racecourse is one of the more pictueresque tracks in South Australia.

Streaky Bay

Streaky Bay

The Streaky Bay cup is held annually each year on the last weekend of March, with the picturesque dirt track well populated by the small community.


Tasmania

Devonport

Devonport

Home to the first ever all weather track to be raced on, Devonport will always hold a special piece of history in Australian horse racing.

Hobart

Hobart

The home of city racing in the Apple Isle, despite not hosting a Group 1 in the state, plenty of superstar horses have made their name at Hobart.

Major Races Held at Hobart

King Island

King Island

With 123 years worth of racing, the King Island race track is richly ingrained in horse racing folklore in this country.

Launceston

Launceston

Situated in the north of Tasmania, Launceston hosts regular Wednesday night races throughout the summer months in particular.

Longford

Longford

The non-tab venue hosts just the one meeting each year on New Year’s Day, with the track primarily used for barrier trials in the state.


Northern Territory

Adelaide River

Adelaide River

The track hosts just the one meeting per year, on the first Saturday of June each year.

Darwin

Darwin

Infamous for the Darwin Cup held after a massive eight day carnival on the dirt.

Katherine

Katherine

The Katherine race track is another track in the NT that races once a year, for their Katherine Cup meeting held in the middle of August each year.

Alice Springs

Pioneer Park

The track that shares the majority of racing in the Northern Territory with Darwin, Pioneer Park is infamous for the Alice Springs Cup carnival held in late April / early May.

Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek

Located 500kms north of Alice Springs, the club hosts one meeting each year in mid-May a fortnight after the Alice Springs Cup carnival concludes.


Australian Capital Territory

Canberra

Canberra

The sole horse racing track in the ACT has both a synthetic and grass track to help the club get through the winter months.


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