Caulfield Racecourse is regarded as one of the best thoroughbred racing and events venues in Australia.
Steeped in history, racing was first held at the Caulfield Racecourse site in 1859. In Caulfield's early days of racing, jockeys rode through rough bush, heath, and sand hills, earning Caulfield its affectionate nickname 'The Heath'. The Heath at Caulfield Racecourse now fondly carries this nickname.
The pinnacle of racing at Caulfield is the Stella Artois Caulfield Cup Carnival in Spring, comprising three days of outstanding racing through Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day, Catanach's Jewellers Blue Sapphire Stakes Day and culminating in the Stella Artois Caulfield Cup Day, featuring one of the world's great 2400m handicap races.
Caulfield boast a number of great facilities for its members as well as the general public. The magnificent Rupert Clarke grandstand is glassed in for added comfort during winter and summer offering uninterrupted views of the mounting yard, home turn and winning post. In addition to the racing at Caulfield, the Racecourse plays home to many exciting events throughout the year, from food and wine events, to entertainment for the whole family.
How to Get There
Caulfield Racecourse is situated 6kms from the city (20 minutes) along Dandenong Road. Signs indicate the turn off.
Limited carparking is available on event days, please refer to the website.
Frankston, Dandenong, Cranbourne and Pakenham lines depart regularly from Flinders Street to Caulfield Station, located directly opposite the course. The journey from the city takes approximately 15 minutes.
Attendees can catch a Route 3 or 3a tram and alight at Stop 56. From the city, Route 3 travels along Swanston Street and St. Kilda Road and operates weekdays only. Route 3a travels along Swanston Street, St Kilda Road and St Kilda Beach and operates weekends only. The journey takes approximately 25 minutes. From East Malvern, Route 3/3a services travel along Waverley Road.
Access to Caulfield is available from Stud Park Shopping Shopping Centre, Wellington Road, Monash University (Clayton) and Chadstone Shopping Centre via SmartBus Route 900. Travel time from Stud Park is approximately 50 minutes. Route 624 buses from Kew, Auburn Station, Tooronga Station and Holmesglen Station also operate to Caulfield.
❊ What's On ❊
❊ Address & Contact ❊
⊜ Station Street Caulfield East | Map
✆ 1300 467 223 | +61 3 9257 7200
❊ Web Links ❊
→ Caulfield Racecourse
❊ Also See... ❊
→ Caulfield Racecourse Reserve
→ Melbourne Racing Club
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