Australia has a rich history in horse racing and the racecourses around the country have each developed a character and history all of their own. We take a closer look at each of the major Australian horse racecourses here.
Flemington Racecourse is the most iconic race track in Australia. It is home to the Melbourne Cup, which many refer to as “the race that stops a nation”. Here's a bit more information about Flemington and the major Australian horse races that it hosts.
Information about Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne, home to the Cox Plate and the Manikato Stakes.
Caulfield racecourse is located south-east of the Melbourne CBD and is home to many of Australia's biggest races including the Caulfield Cup.
Royal Randwick Racecourse is located in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales. Randwick Racecourse is Crown Land leased to the Australian Turf Club and known to many Sydney racegoers simply as 'headquarters'.
The Rosehill Gardens Racecourse is located in the Western Sydney suburb of Rosehill, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is operated by the Australian Turf Club.
Ascot Racecourse is the major racecourse in Perth, Western Australia, situated approximately 8 kilometres east of the Perth central business district. It is regarded as the 'grand old lady' of Australian racecourses.
Eagle Farm Racecourse is a heritage-listed horse racing venue in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is located at the northern end of Racecourse Road in the suburb of Ascot, 7 kilometres from the Brisbane central business district.
Morphettville Racecourse is the main horse racing track for the Australian state of South Australia. It is situated in the Adelaide suburb of Morphettville, and is about 10 km from the Adelaide city centre. It is home to the South Australian Jockey Club.
Doomben Racecourse is a horse racing venue in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It is located in the suburb of Ascot, 7 kilometres north of the Brisbane central business district.
Belmont Park Racecourse is the premier venue for metropolitan horse racing in Western Australian during Winter.
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