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ANZAC Day Races Happening Around OZ- Enjoy major horse races in Australia

With ANZAC Day coming soon, it’s time once again for horse bettors to take part in various races in Australia. Here’s the details of the major races you can take part and enjoy.

Sydney: ANZAC Day Race Day at Royal Randwick

Anzac day races- Sydney

With free entry and reduced prices on food and beverage for the day, you can’t go past a day at the races for Anzac Day in Sydney. There will be a commemorative service with a bugler playing the last post. Gates open 11.30 am and first race starts at 12.40 pm and last race starts at 4.50 pm.

Situated minutes from the CBD and in close proximity to the airport, Royal Randwick is the proud home to the world’s richest 2000m turf race, the $4 million Group 1 Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes, and the World’s richest turf race, the $10 million The Everest.

The venue sets a world-class standard in racing and hospitality, enriched by over 35 bars and restaurants, reserved dining establishments and cutting edge facilities for members and racegoers alike. As Australia’s longest standing racing venue, Royal Randwick has shaped and been a part of Australian culture for over 150 years.

Newcastle: ANZAC Day Races hosted by Cessnock Racecourse

Anzac Day races in Newcastle Australia

Cessnock Racecourse proudly hosts the annual ANZAC Day races on Wednesday 25 April. Last years unveilling of Bill the Bastard Memorial statue was a huge success with proceeds going to Soldier On. This year there will be two-up, food vendors, kids rides, kids entertainment, live music and a drink for all Service men & women.

Buy one get one free tickets available for $10 right up until the day before or $10 on the day at the gate. Gates will open at 12.00pm. Picnic lunches are welcome to be brought in and they encourage you to bring your children. Register your interest in a return courtesy bus from Newcastle Racecourse now by calling Reception at Newcastle Racecourse on 4961 1573 or by email. 

Perth: ANZAC Raceday Western Australia Cup at Perth Ascot

Anzac day- Perth

Join Perth Racing, RSLWA and Legacy WA in paying homage to your fallen ANZACs on the public holiday of Wednesday 25th April.  Entry is FREE and there will be plenty happening on course including the Words of Remembrance, The Ode, The Last Post, One Minute Silence, The Rouse – Bugle & Flag Raising, Australian National Anthem, Two-Up, Diggers Cup Trophy and of course great Thoroughbred Racing.  

Plus, grab yourself an Anzac Day Stack Deal for just $20! Enjoy a mouth-watering Aussie Lamb Burger, Hahn SuperDry Beer and back a winner with a $3 Mystery Trifecta voucher. Book now online, or available on the day from the Corner Grill. Members Floor access is restricted to Members. For group restaurant bookings, call phone 9277 0777.

Melbourne: ANZAC Day Race Day at Flemington

Anzac Day races- Flemington

Join in the ANZAC fun at Flemington with free entry and free first drink for any ADF or RSL personnel! The Mooney Valley Brass Band will be playing the last post at the memorial ceremony and try to spot the jockey in the ANZAC day colours in each race.

The eight-race program is highlighted by the running of the Listed VRC St. Leger (2800m). 

Enhance your raceday experience by downloading the ‘Flemington Official Raceday Guide’ mobile app on iPhone or Android. Tickets can be purchased at the gate.

Darwin: Darwin RSL ANZAC Day Races at Darwin Turf Club

Anzac Day - Darwin

Darwin are paying their respects with the ceremony of the riderless horse, which hauntingly symbolises the fallen soldier. With Darwin’s strong military history (and presence to this day), it’s no surprise they know how to commemorate their servicemen and women in style. Race will begin on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 Ticket cost Adult: 15.00 Senior/Student: 10.00 Child: Under 12 Free Gates Open: 10am

Head track-side for an exciting day of local racing at Fannie Bay. With five quality local races and all the all the interstate action on the big screens. Enjoy a picnic on the lawns or relax in the air-conditioned comfort of Ted’s Bar or the Ted Bailey Grandstand.

Ted Bailey Grandstand Luncheon includes Gate & Grand stand entry, Reserved seating (tables of 6)

3 Course set menu (served at 1pm), Race book, Betting Facilities, Cash Bar. Cost for Members – $70.00 and Non Members –  $85.00

Buy Tickets at Darwin Turf Club Incorporated, Attn: Jess Williams GPO Box 589 Darwin , NT 0801

Victoria:  ANZAC Day Race Avoca Shire

Anzac Day races- Victoria

Set against a backdrop of the picturesque Pyrenees ranges the ANZAC Day Races, join the Avoca Shire Turf Club as they continue to mark Australia and New Zealand’s involvement in the First World War. Swap your fascinator for a sunhat or your suit & tie for shorts & shirt and relax with: Country thoroughbred racing, local wines, 2UP, Traditional ANZAC Day ceremonies, Collingwood vs Essendon broadcast, Roving Entertainment plus more. Visit 307 Racecourse Road, Avoca VIC 3467, Australia

Campsites are once again available at the Avoca Racecourse for just $15 per night. For festival details click here.

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