Welcome to the Ballarat Turf Club

WELCOME TO THE BALLARAT TURF CLUB

The Ballarat Turf Club boasts one of provincial Victoria’s premier racetracks, hosting 30 race meets in the up coming 2013-2013 race season, the most conducted on any grass circuit in regional Victoria.

The club boasts two grassed racing tracks and a Tier One training facility which accommodates over 300 horses each morning. The Ballarat Turf Club also features modern grandstand facilities and on-course member and visitor facilities, placing it at the forefront of the country racing industry.

The Ballarat Turf Club’s feature event is the Sportsbet.com.au Ballarat Cup. It is the concluding feature event of the Victorian Spring Racing Carnival. The club also holds midweek races on various days throughout the year as well as the Christmas Party Race Day, Family Fun Race Day and the Porter Plant Autumn Cup.

Club Information

Formed in 1854, the Ballarat Turf Club is steeped in tradition. It has occupied its current site at Dowling Forest since 1972 and is now one of Victoria’s major thoroughbred training centres.

Dowling Forest is situated on 300 hectares of land at Miners Rest, 15 kilometres north-west of the central business district of Ballarat.

The Ballarat Turf Club boasts one of provincial Victoria’s premier racetracks, hosting 30 race meets in the 2012/2013 race season, the most conducted on any grass circuit in regional Victoria. The feature event is Sportsbet.com.au Ballarat Cup, the final feature event of the Victorian Spring Racing Carnival. The club also holds midweek races on various days throughout the year as well as Gold Nugget Day; Ladies Day; Christmas Party Race Day, Family Fun Race Day, the Porter Plant Autumn Cup and the Mother’s Day Races.

The Ballarat Turf Club is well positioned to make the coming race season one of the best in the club’s history, as it strives for continued success both on and off the track.

Come and join us for a GREAT DAY OUT!

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