Dunkeld races, Grampians, Victoria, Australia
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Country racing

You don't have to wait until spring each year to experience the atmosphere of a good race meet, as regional Victoria hosts several racing events all year round with turf clubs in many country towns. Head to the Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges region in January for the New Year's Day and Australia Day races at Hanging Rock or see the Werribee Cup, a feature meeting of the country cups circuit.

During the cooler months, the Grampians region hosts a number of the flagship country race meets, the Stawell Gold Cup, Mount Avoca ANZAC Day races and later in the year the Gunbower Gold. Several of the north-west towns have regular monthly races throughout winter also.

Of course, all the focus is on spring racing in Victoria and there are loads of race days in and around Melbourne to find occasion to wear your second favourite frock. The Bendigo Cup is central Victoria's social sporting event of the year and the race runs as a Melbourne Cup qualifier. Why not try an alternative to Flemington on the first Tuesday of November and watch the famous horse race at one of the many racing clubs across the state that hold special Melbourne Cup Day functions including local races, entertainment, big screens to watch the race and country Victoria's answer to fashions on the field.

Racing clubs

Geelong Racing Club

Geelong Racing Club

Geelong Racing Club is home to many popular races that attract keen punters all over Australia. Visit the website today for club information and race...

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Party With The Ponies

Party With The Ponies 2014

1 Dec 2014

Party With The Ponies celebrates 10 years! Party with the Ponies, celebrates International Day of People with a Disability, and aims to acknowledge...

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Mansfield Cup Christmas Cheer Picnic Race Meeting

7 Dec 2014

Mansfield Cup Picnic Race Meeting is not to be missed. A great day out in the High Country enjoying your picnic hamper or celebrating your end of...

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December Races

9 Dec 2014

Get your Heart Racing with a day out at Wangaratta Turf Club in December it's a great day out! Come and see why the Wangaratta Turf Club was named...

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Kilmore Racing Days

Kilmore Racing Days

2 Dec 2014, 15 Dec 2014

Kilmore Racing Club has a prestigious history that dates back prior to the 1850s. At this time horses would run between two mapped points in an out...

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Insite Real Estate Twilight Christmas Party Races

20 Dec 2014

Christmas Party at the races with work mates and friends is a great way to kick off the festive season. So join in the fun with Santa hats and...

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Santa Day Races

Santa Day Races

21 Dec 2014

Horsham Country racing plays a prominent role in the heart and soul of Victoria. When you hear the thundering hoofs of the thoroughbred meet the...

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Penshurst Boxing Day Races

2014 Penshurst Boxing Day Races

26 Dec 2014

Come along to Penthurst Racecourse and the join the fun that many family, friends and racegoers from off across Victoria have been doing at the...

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Nhill Boxing Day Races

26 Dec 2014

What better way to continue on the Christmas fun and games than at the Nhill Boxing Day Races. Offering live music, activities for the kids, a TAB,...

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Kerang Boxing Day Races

26 Dec 2014

The Kerang Turf Club is proud of its beautiful green surrounds and facilities making it the perfect place for patrons to join together and celebrate...

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Dederang Picnic Races

Dederang Picnic Races

3 Jan 2015

The Dederang Picnic Race Day is a family focused day out that has been run at Dederang for over 100 years. The local community welcome all visitors...

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Horsham Harness Pacing Cup

Horsham Harness Pacing Cup

11 Jan 2015

Horsham is a thriving town situated on the edge of the Grampians National Park in Western Victoria and is the hub of the Wimmera, they will be...

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Boneo Classic

Boneo Classic

22 - 25 Jan 2015

Boneo Park is delighted to announce that they will be hosting a World Cup Showjumping Qualifier during the 2014/15 FEI World Cup Jumping Season. The...

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Hamiton Races

Hamilton Races 2014/2015

1 Dec 2014, 23 Jan 2015

Enjoy a day fun day at the races! The Hamilton racecourse is situated on the Henty Highway, only five kilometres from the town Centre. The racecourse...

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Racing at the Rock

Australia Day Races at Hanging Rock

26 Jan 2015

Enjoy country racing at its best along with kids activities, roving entertainment and more this coming Australia Day at the iconic Hanging Rock.

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Winsec Wangaratta Cup

Winsec Wangaratta Cup

1 Mar 2015

Wangaratta's Premier Race meeting the Winsec Wangaratta Cup, is part of the Wangaratta Festival Weekend with the King Valley wineries the place to be...

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Towong Cup

Towong Cup

7 Mar 2015

Take a picnic and take in all the racing action at Towong Turf Club, a good bet for a full day of country-racing fun and family entertainment.

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Wandin Park Horse Trials

Wandin Park Horse Trials

21 - 22 Mar 2015

The Wandin Park Horse Trials is on again in 2015! This year Wandin Park will be holding the Australian National Championships and this will bring all...

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Birchip Quarter Horse Races

21 Mar 2015

Birchip Quarter Horse Racing club is a community organisation developed to run Quarter Horse events in Birchip. All positions on the committee are...

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Macedon Ranges Cup Day

22 Mar 2015

Macedon Ranges Cup Day is a day that combines Thoroughbred Racing with the wonderful Food and Wines of the region plus a range of entertainment for...

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Albury Gold Cup

Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup Carnival

26 - 27 Mar 2015

Recognised as an iconic Albury event, the Commercial Club Albury Gold Cup is not to be missed! The Albury Gold Cup Carnival is now clearly...

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