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  • Cox Plate Day

    Horse Racing Facts October 26, 2013 2:04 am

    Cox Plate Day is one of the biggest events on the Australian sporting calendar, and the highlight event for Moonee Valley Racecourse each year.  Cox Plate Day is being held on the 26th of October in 2013, with a full day of racing complemented by fashion, entertainment, and dining attractions.  […]

  • Cox Plate Race Info

    Horse Racing Facts October 26, 2013 2:03 am

    The WS Cox Plate is one of the richest and most prestigious races in Australia, with this great event always managing to attract a top quality field.  The maximum number of horses included in the final Cox Plate field each year is 14, although that relatively small number can be […]

  • Melbourne Cup Carnival continues to perform

    Media Releases October 21, 2013 4:15 pm

    Last year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival provided an important boost to the economy, especially for the sectors of hospitality, tourism, fashion and retail, according to key figures released by the Victoria Racing Club (VRC). In a study compiled by IER, Flemington’s signature Carnival was found to have generated a value added […]

  • VRC Chairman pays tribute to Andrew Ramsden

    Media Releases October 17, 2013 10:24 pm

    Victoria Racing Club (VRC) Chairman Michael Burn paid tribute to former VRC Chairman Andrew Ramsden who sadly passed away today. “The Victoria Racing Club is deeply saddened by the sudden death of former VRC Chairman Andrew Ramsden,” said Mr Burn. “Andrew made an enormous contribution at Flemington, as well as […]

  • VRC and Greenland Holding Group sign Memorandum of Understanding

    Media Releases October 9, 2013 12:14 pm

    Australia’s leading racing club, the Victoria Racing Club (VRC), and Greenland Holding Group Overseas Investment Company Limited (Greenland), a division of China’s leading property developer, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to prepare a Development Concept for two parcels of land adjoining Flemington racecourse in Melbourne. The MoU requires […]

  • Happy connections as Trails takes Turnbull

    Media Releases October 5, 2013 6:09 pm

    Considered one of the most pivotal racedays of the season, Turnbull Stakes Day presented by Yellowglen did not disappoint with plenty of action both on and off the track for the 18,256 racegoers who enjoyed the glorious sunshine at Flemington on Saturday. Last year’s Emirates Stakes winner, Happy Trails, took out […]

  • Flemington Wi-Fi enhances on-course wagering for racegoers

    Media Releases October 4, 2013 3:48 pm

    The Victoria Racing Club’s (VRC) $1.4 million investment in a high density Wi-Fi network will deliver high speed access for Flemington racegoers to online wagering providers, including the TAB and corporate bookmakers that have signed an agreement to access the service. Tabcorp is the VRC’s exclusive wagering partner, and racegoers […]

  • Turnbull Stakes History

    Horse Racing Facts October 4, 2013 12:10 pm

    The Turnbull Stakes is a Group 1 race for four year old horses and above, hosted each year in early October during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. As one of the first Group 1 races of the season, this event has always managed to attract a strong field of competitors. […]

  • The Metropolitan history

    Horse Racing Facts October 4, 2013 12:10 pm

    The Metropolitan is a Group 1 thoroughbred race for three year olds and upwards, held each year at Royal Randwick Racecourse. Run during the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival, this 2400 metre race is run under Handicap conditions for $400,000 in prize money. The Metropolitan has a long and rich history, […]

  • Flight Stakes history

    Horse Racing Facts October 4, 2013 12:10 pm

    The Flight Stakes is a Group 1 race for three year old fillies held each year at Royal Randwick Racecourse under set weight conditions. Run over a distance of 1600 metres, this great event is an important part of the Spring thoroughbred season in Sydney. The Flight Stakes was first […]

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