Welcome to the Warrnambool Racing Club, home of the internationally acclaimed Grand Annual Steeplechase.
The racecourse is situated on the eastern outskirts of Warrnambool, set in a picturesque valley providing excellent natural viewing platforms.
The Warrnambool Racing Club conducts 20 race meetings per season highlighted by feature racing in spring, summer and autumn.
Warrnambool Racing Club
The Warrnambool Racing Club is home to the TAB Warrnambool May Racing Carnival; one of Australia's hallmark country racing events.
Every year thousands of racing enthusiasts make the annual pilgrimage to the coastal town of Warrnambool to view Australia's finest jumps horses, immerse in the thrill of racing, be inspired by autumn race fashions, and enjoy unmatched country hospitality.
The three day Carnival is renowned for its rich racing traditions and home to the internationally acclaimed Grand Annual Steeplechase, the longest of its kind in Australia. An expedition to the hill for a birdseye view of the visually breathtaking 5,500m race is an iconic visitor experience.
The Warrnambool Racecourse is located in the vibrant coastal city of Warrnambool, on Victoria's iconic Great Ocean Road. Positioned in the heart of town, just two kilometres from the CBD, the Warrnambool Racecourse has been home to racing since 1847, when the first settlers arrived.
Regular V/Line services operate. In addition, there are special return services for race days. All services are reserved. Free bus transfers to Warrnambool Racecourse will connect at Warrnambool Station. For more information, phone 1800 800 007 or visit the V/Line website.
Grafton Road, Warrnambool VIC 3280, Australia
Kms from Melbourne
260kms (approx. 3 hours)
By Car from Melbourne
From Melbourne, via Geelong on the Princes Highway or Hamilton Highway, or along the Great Ocean Road (approx. 6 hours drive).
From Southern Cross to Warrnambool, via bus to Koroit St Interchange, via bus to Warrnambool College, short walk to racecourse.
❊ What's On ❊
❊ Address & Contact ❊
⊜ 2-64 Grafton Road Warrnambool | Map
✆ (03) 5562 2211
❊ Web Links ❊
→ Warrnambool Racecourse
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