Goldfields Turf & Harness Racing

Race Clubs and Meetings in the Central Victorian Goldfields



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Trot & Track Race Events

No matter if you are a seasoned racegoer or as yet, have never experienced the excitement of attending a race meeting, you will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere that a country meeting imparts to the days outing.

Why not combine your race day outing with a relaxing stay in the Central Goldfields region, where you will further experience the warmth of true country hospitality?

Both turf and harness horse racing events are held regularly in the Greater Central Victorian Goldfields region including several annual Promotional and/or Picnic Turf Race Meetings.

The special family events such as the three Avoca meetings each sponsored by one of the wineries in the Pyrenees area will be enjoyed by all your family, or alternately there are several other picnic meetings held at various times of the year at many of the other racecourses, check the meeting dates below to plan your next visit.

Harness Racing is particularly popular in the Greater Central Goldfields region and the sport enjoys a strong following of both local and interstate trainers and drivers. Many of the local Harness Racecourses have night lighting installations allowing race meetings to be held at all hours independent of the prevailing light conditions, and Daylight, Twilight, and Evening meetings are regularly scheduled.

Introduction to Harness Racing


Turf Racing Clubs and Meetings

Ararat Racecourse

Avoca Shire Turf Club

Ballarat Turf Club

Bendigo Jockey Club

Donald Racecourse

Great Western Racecourse

Horsham Racecourse

Murtoa Racecourse

Nhill Racecourse

St. Arnaud Racecourse

Stawell Racecourse

Warracknabeal Racecourse

Wimmera Racing
Includes - Ararat - Donald - Great Western - Horsham - Murtoa - Nhill - St. Arnaud - Stawell - Warracknabeal

Calendar of Turf Race Meetings


Harness Clubs and Meetings

Ararat Harness Racing Club

Ballarat Harness Racing Club

Bendigo Harness Racing Club

Elmore Harness Racing Club

Kyneton Harness Racing Club

Maryborough Harness Racing Club

Sebastian Harness Racing Club

St. Arnaud Harness Racing Club

Stawell Harness Racing Club

Wedderburn Harness Racing Club

Planned Harness Meetings




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