Watch Live Racing FREE!
Sign-up now and Watch every Race Live and Free on your Phone!
Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Price Boosts, Racing Backups, Fluc Up!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
Odds Boosts, Racing Offers, Massive MULTIS!
Sign-up and start betting with Ladbrokes in 2 minutes!
Best Of The Best Odds!
Bet With Palmerbet and get Paid Top Fluc or Top Tote!!
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

Media & News Releases

  • Darley sponsors classic sprint

    Darley has secured naming rights to the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s premier sprint, which has been renamed the Darley Classic. Previously known as the VRC Sprint Classic and Patinack Farm Classic, the $1 million Darley Classic (1200m) on Emirates Stakes Day is the penultimate leg of the Global Sprint Challenge. Victoria… Read More »

     
  • Godolphin to establish permanent presence in Australia

    Highlights commitment to the Australian racing industry and reflects the ever-growing relationship between Dubai and Australia Godolphin, the international racing stable founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, with 211 Group One (G1) winners since its inception in… Read More »

     
  • VRC Treasurer resigns from Board

    Victoria Racing Club (VRC) Chairman Mr Michael Burn today announced VRC Treasurer Mr Tim Poole has decided to step down from the VRC Board, to spend more time with his family and concentrate on other growing business interests. Mr Burn thanked Mr Poole for his valuable contribution to the Club…. Read More »

     
  • Melbourne Cup Carnival a winner for Victoria

    Victoria Racing Club (VRC) Acting CEO Julian Sullivan today (Thursday) announced the economic impacts of the 2013 Melbourne Cup Carnival, which contributed a value-added contribution to Victoria’s gross state product of $177.5 million. The figure, up 0.5 per cent on the previous year, quantifies the money spent through Victorian businesses… Read More »

     
  • Incumbents re-elected to VRC Board

    Incumbent Victoria Racing Club (VRC) directors Amanda Elliott, Judge Katherine Bourke and Elisa Robinson (Sturzaker) were re-elected to the VRC Board on Friday following a postal ballot of members. Six candidates, including William Burke, Tanya Fullarton and Anthony Mithen, contested the election for three vacant positions. Vice Chairman Elliott, Bourke… Read More »

     
  • VRC and Greenland sign sales contract

    The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) and Greenland Australia (Greenland) have signed a contract for the sale of two surplus parcels of land at Flemington. The sale, which would inject more than $45 million into Flemington Racecourse, is subject to approvals from the appropriate authorities for development of approximately 10,500 sqm… Read More »

     
  • Victoria Racing Club delivers record performance

    The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) has delivered a record profit of nearly $7.5 million for the 2012/13 racing season, up from $2.4 million the previous year, strengthening its position to implement its ambitious Masterplan for Flemington. The profit allowed the Club to fully repay its remaining $9 million bank debt…. Read More »

     
  • Families race to Flemington for Emirates Stakes day

    Tens of thousands have already arrived at Flemington Racecourse to celebrate the final day of the Victoria Racing Club’s (VRC) 2013 Melbourne Cup Carnival on Emirates Stakes Day. Racegoers at Flemington have witnessed Vlad Duric ride Boomwaa to win The Hong Kong Jockey Club Maribyrnong Plate and Patrick Moloney take… Read More »

     
  • Verema euthanised after Melbourne Cup 2013

    Racing Victoria’s Head of Veterinary and Equine Welfare, Dr Brian Stewart, has issued the following statement after the running of the 2013 Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington. “It is with regret that we confirm that Verema had to be euthanised after suffering a fracture to its right foreleg during the… Read More »

     
  • The sun is shining for AAMI Victoria Derby Day

    In line with the bureau’s forecast, the sunshine has attracted strong crowds through the turnstiles to join the Victoria Racing Club’s (VRC) Melbourne Cup Carnival celebrations for AAMI Victoria Derby Day. At 1.00pm more than 49,600 commuters had arrived by train since the first service departed at 8.15am. Embracing the… Read More »

     
  • Derby Day 2013 – A day for classic elegance and racing purists

    The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) will begin the four-day Melbourne Cup Carnival tomorrow (Saturday) with over 100,000 racegoers expected to flock to Flemington for AAMI Victoria Derby Day. It will be a feast for racing purists, with four Group 1 races including the classic staying test for three-year-olds, the AAMI… Read More »

     
  • 2013 Melbourne Cup Carnival Launch

    The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) officially launched the 2013 Melbourne Cup Carnival with a star-studded event in the picturesque Mounting Yard at Flemington on Monday. The launch signals the start of Melbourne’s signature two-week celebration of style, with four racedays and a host of social, fashion and community events. Channel… Read More »

     
  • Melbourne Cup Carnival continues to perform

    Last year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival provided an important boost to the economy, especially for the sectors of hospitality, tourism, fashion and retail, according to key figures released by the Victoria Racing Club (VRC). In a study compiled by IER, Flemington’s signature Carnival was found to have generated a value added… Read More »

     
  • VRC Chairman pays tribute to Andrew Ramsden

    Victoria Racing Club (VRC) Chairman Michael Burn paid tribute to former VRC Chairman Andrew Ramsden who sadly passed away today. “The Victoria Racing Club is deeply saddened by the sudden death of former VRC Chairman Andrew Ramsden,” said Mr Burn. “Andrew made an enormous contribution at Flemington, as well as… Read More »

     
  • VRC and Greenland Holding Group sign Memorandum of Understanding

    Australia’s leading racing club, the Victoria Racing Club (VRC), and Greenland Holding Group Overseas Investment Company Limited (Greenland), a division of China’s leading property developer, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to prepare a Development Concept for two parcels of land adjoining Flemington racecourse in Melbourne. The MoU requires… Read More »

     
  • Happy connections as Trails takes Turnbull

    Considered one of the most pivotal racedays of the season, Turnbull Stakes Day presented by Yellowglen did not disappoint with plenty of action both on and off the track for the 18,256 racegoers who enjoyed the glorious sunshine at Flemington on Saturday. [include file=”inpost_adrotator.php”] Last year’s Emirates Stakes winner, Happy Trails,… Read More »

     
  • Flemington Wi-Fi enhances on-course wagering for racegoers

    The Victoria Racing Club’s (VRC) $1.4 million investment in a high density Wi-Fi network will deliver high speed access for Flemington racegoers to online wagering providers, including the TAB and corporate bookmakers that have signed an agreement to access the service. [include file=”inpost_adrotator.php”] Tabcorp is the VRC’s exclusive wagering partner,… Read More »

     
  • Premier to open new Owners’ and Trainers’ Lounge at Flemington

    The Premier of Victoria and Minister for Racing Dr Denis Napthine will open Flemington’s luxurious new Owners’ and Trainers’ Lounge on Turnbull Stakes Day this Saturday (5 October 2013). [include file=”inpost_adrotator.php”] Designed by award-winning architects Bates Smart, the spacious Owners’ and Trainers’ Lounge boasts a prime trackside location adjacent to… Read More »

     
  • Sleek and stylish fashions at Randwick

    The autumn racing carnival may be over, but its effect off the turf on the fashion fields will likely linger to next season, stylists say. The Sydney Cup day at Randwick on Saturday marked the end of the autumn carnival and plenty of racegoers embraced the modest, demure and covered-up… Read More »

     
  • Flemington backs charities for Community Raceday

    The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) has announced four charity partners for Flemington’s annual Community Raceday, to be held on Saturday, 13 April, 2013. Community Raceday is a free admission day, and for the first 8,500 people who attend the VRC will donate $2 to be shared between the day’s charity… Read More »

     
 
 
 
 
Copyright © 2019 Just Horse Racing.
All rights reserved - Privacy Policy

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.