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
Pyreneesarea 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.
Turf Racing Clubs and Meetings
Avoca Shire Turf Club
Ballarat Turf Club
Bendigo Jockey Club
Great Western Racecourse
St. Arnaud Racecourse
Includes - Ararat - Donald - Great Western - Horsham - Murtoa - Nhill - St. Arnaud - Stawell - Warracknabeal