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Australian Horse Races

Horse racing is one of Australia's most popular pastimes, and as such, it is home to some of the biggest horse races in the world. The Melbourne Cup, The Everest and Cox Plate are just some of the races that attract the best horses from all around the world. Here's a bit more information about the major horse races held in Australia every year.

If you're looking to try a new horse racing betting website, you can learn more about two of our recommended options by checking out our Ladbrokes Review and VicBet Review.

Kembla Grange Racing Tips
Kembla Grange Racing Tips: Saturday November 25th

NSW Saturday racing continues its tour around the state with the inaugural ‘The Gong’ meeting taking place this weekend at Kembla Grange. It’s a phenomenal spectacle bringing high-quality racing to the more remote parts of the state!

Melbourne CupMelbourne Cup

The annual Melbourne Cup is renowned around Australia as 'the race that stops a nation'. Held on the first Tuesday in November every year, the Cup is the richest "two-mile" handicap in the world, and one of the richest turf races.

Cox PlateCox Plate

The W.S. Cox Plate is a Thoroughbred horse race for horses aged three years old and over under Weight for age conditions, over a distance of 2040 metres, held at Moonee Valley Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia in late October

Caulfield CupCaulfield Cup

The Caulfield Cup is a Melbourne Racing Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race held under handicap conditions for horses aged three years old and older, over a distance of 2400 metres. It is held at Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia in mid October

The EverestThe Everest

The Everest is the world's richest race on turf and is run over 1200m under weight-for-age conditions at Royal Randwick in October.

All-Star MileAll-Star Mile

The All-Star Mile is a new race created by Racing Victoria where horse racing fans can vote for their favourite horses to compete in a $5million race over 1600m at Flemington.

Queen Elizabeth StakesQueen Elizabeth Stakes

The Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes is arguably the biggest race of the Sydney Autumn Carnival, run over 2000m at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Day 2 of The Championships.

Doncaster MileDoncaster Mile

The Group 1 Doncaster Mile is one of the biggest races during the Australian Autumn racing carnival, staged at Royal Randwick on Day 1 of The Championships.

Golden Slipper StakesGolden Slipper Stakes

The Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes is the world's richest two-year-old race, run over 1200m at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse during the Sydney Autumn Carnival.

Blue Diamond StakesBlue Diamond Stakes

The Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes is Victoria’s premier two-year-old race, run under set-weight conditions over 1200m at Caulfield Racecourse each February.

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2024 AFL Brownlow Medal Round 8 Votes

07th May 2024

It was one of the best rounds of the season as Round 8 through up several interesting matches between premiership contenders, and some fantastic performances from our Brownlow favourites. Check out our Round 8 Brownlow votes here!

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2024 AFL Brownlow Medal Round 7 Votes

30th April 2024

Round 7 of the 2024 AFL season is in the books and it's still Isaac Heeney with a clear lead in the 2024 Brownlow Medal race. Check out where our Round 7 Brownlow votes went and link to our current Brownlow leaderboard here.

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2024 AFL Brownlow Medal Round 6 Votes

23rd April 2024

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