Our Australian Racing links include race clubs and social media for thoroughbred horse racing in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia & more.
The following Australian horse racing links provide online addresses for popular Race Clubs, including Twitter, Facebook & Instagram where available.
Racing Victoria (RV) governs the Victorian thoroughbred racing industry.
Metropolitan race clubs include the Melbourne Racing Club, Moonee Valley Racing Club & Victoria Racing Club
The Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) administers racing at Caulfield, Sandown & Mornington racecourses.
Caulfield hosts the Caulfield Cup in October.
The Moonee Valley Racing Club (MVRC) is home to Moonee Valley racecourse, the host of the Cox Plate in October.
The Victoria Racing Club (VRC) hosts racing at Flemington racecourse, home of the Melbourne Cup.
Country Racing Victoria (CRV) is the provincial leg of Racing Victoria accounting for around 67 country racing clubs across the state.
Victoria’s provincial race tracks feature many Country Cups during the racing season.
The most popular country race clubs are below.
The Ballarat Turf Club (BTC) is home to the Ballarat Cup and Magic Millions Clockwise Classic at Ballarat racecourse in November.
The Bendigo Jockey Club (BJC) hosts the Bendigo Cup at Bendigo racecourse in October.
The Cranbourne Turf Club (CTC) features the Cranbourne Cup at Cranbourne racecourse in October.
The Geelong Racing Club (GRC) is home to the Geelong Cup at Geelong racecourse in October.
The Pakenham Racing Club (PRC) hosts the Pakenham Cup at Pakenham racecourse in December.
Check out the Victorian Racing Calendar on desktop, mobile & tablet devices for all upcoming race meetings.
Visit feature races for spring racing carnival info, including Group 1, Group 2 and Group 3 racing.
Racing NSW is the regulating body for thoroughbred racing in New South Wales.
The Australian Turf Club (ATC) admisters racing at Randwick, Rosehill, Warwick Farm and Canterbury racecourses.
Randwick racecourse is home to the Doncaster Handicap in April and Epsom Handicap in October.
Rosehill racecourse hosts the Golden Slipper in March and the Golden Rose in September.
Canterbury racecourse is home to night racing in Sydney.
Twitter: ATC account
Facebook: Canterbury Racecourse Sydney
Warwick Farm racecourse is home to the Riverside Stables Complex (Inglis) at Warwick Farm.
Twitter: ATC account
Facebook: Warwick Farm Racecourse
The Provincial Racing Association of NSW (PRANSW) regulates provincial racing in New South Wales and consists of five race clubs.
These include Gosford, Hawkesbury, Illawarra Turf Club, Newcastle and Wyong.
The Gosford Race Club (GRC) is home to the Gosford Gold Cup in May and the Belle Of The Turf Stakes in December.
The Hawkesbury Race Club (HRC) hosts the Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Hawksebury Guineas and Hawkesbury Crown in April each year.
The Illawarra Turf Club (ITC) is home to the Kembla Grange Classic in March at Kembla Grange racecourse.
The Newcastle Jockey Club (NJC) races at Newcastle racecourse and is home to the Newcastle Cup, Cameron Handicap and Tibbie Stakes in September.
The Wyong Race Club (WRC) hosts racing at Wyong racecourse and feature races include the Wyong Gold Cup in September and the Magic Millions Wyong Gold Classic in December.
Racing NSW Country (RNSWC) takes care of country racing regions in New South Wales.
Regions include Broken Hill and Far West, Central Districts, Hunter and North West, Mid North Coast, Northern Rivers, South East, Southern District, and Western.
Racing Queensland (RQ) administers thoroughbred racing in Queensland and encompasses race clubs in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Cairns, Sunshine Coast, Mackay, Rockhampton, Gatton and more.
The Brisbane Racing Club (BRC) hosts metropolitan racing in Brisbane at Doomben & Eagle Farm.
Doomben racecourse features the Doomben $10,000 in May and Eagle Farm racecourse is home to the Stradbroke Handicap in June.
Queensland country race clubs roam far and wide and the Gold Coast Turf Club is the major racing venue outside of Brisbane.
The Gold Coast Turf Club (GCTC) operate at Aquis Park racecourse at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast.
Feature race days include Magic Millions Raceday in January and Hollindale Stakes Day in May.
The Toowoomba Turf Club (TTC) races at Toowoomba racecourse, otherwise known as Clifford Park, and Toowoomba Cup Day is in April.
The Cairns Jockey Club (CJC) races at Cairns racecourse, known as Cannon Park, and the Cairns Cup is in August each year.
The Sunshine Coast Turf Club (SCTC) race at the Sunshine Coast racecourse at Corbault Park and hosts the Sunshine Coast Cup in January and Sunshine Coast Guineas in June.
The Mackay Turf Club (MTC) is home to the Mackay Cup at Mackay racecourse in July.
The Rockhampton Jockey Club (RJC) host Rockhampton Newmarket Day (Friday) & Rockhampton Cup Day (Saturday) in July at Rockhampton racecourse, also known as Callaghan Park racecourse .
The Lockyer Valley Turf Club (LVTC) host the Gatton Cup in June.
Thoroughbred Racing SA (TRSA) controls thoroughbred racing in South Australia through the South Australian Jockey Club for metropolitan racing and Country Racing SA for provincial racing.
The South Australian Jockey Club (SAJC) conducts city racing at Morphettville racecourse in Adelaide.
Major SAJC feature races include the Adelaide Cup in March and the Goodwood sprint in May.
Website: South Australian Jockey Club
Facebook: Morphettville Racecourse
You Tube: Morphettville Racecourse and South Australian Jockey Club
Country Racing SA (CRSA) manages South Australia’s 24 provincial and country clubs.
Popular South Australian country tracks include Balaklava, Bordertown, Clare, Gawler, Mount Gambier, Murray Bridge, Naracoorte, Oakbank, Penola, Port Augusta, Port Lincoln & Strathalbyn.
The Balaklava Race Club (BRC) is home to the Balaklava Cup at Balaklava racecourse in September.
The Bordertown Racing Club (BRC) is home to the Bordertown Cup in December at Bordertown racecourse.
The Clare Valley Racing Club (CVRC) is home to the Clare Cup at Clare racecourse in November.
The Gawler & Barossa Jockey Club (GBJC) is home to the Gawler Cup at Gawler racecourse in October.
The Mount Gambier Racing Club (MGRC) is home to the Mount Gambier Cup at Mount Gambier racecourse in December.
The Murray Bridge Racing Club (MBRC) hosts the Murray Bridge Gold Cup at Murray Bridge racecourse in October.
The Naracoorte Racing Club (NRC) is home to the Naracoorte Cup at Naracoorte racecourse in February.
The Oakbank Racing Club (ORC) hosts the popular Easter Racing Carnival on Easter Saturday and Monday at Oakbank racecourse in April.
The Penola Racing Club (PRC) is home to the Penola Cup at Penola racecourse in April.
The Port Augusta Racing Club (PARC) is home to the Port Augusta Cup at Port Augusta racecourse in July.
Website: Port Augusta Racing Club
Facebook: Port Augusta Racing Club and Port Augusta Racecourse
The Port Lincoln Racing Club (PLRC) hosts the Port Lincoln Cup at Port Lincoln racecourse in March.
The Strathalbyn Racing Club (SRC) is home to the Strathalbyn Cup at Strathalbyn racecourse in November
Racing And Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) administers thoroughbred horse racing in Western Australia.
Perth Racing (PR), formerly the Western Australian Turf Club, conducts metropolitan racing at Ascot racecourse in summer and Belmont racecourse in winter.
Western Australian race clubs are spread out across the state and popular WA race tracks include Albany, Broome, Bunbury, Carnarvon, Mount Barker, Northam, Pinjarra, Port Hedland & York.
The Albany Racing Club (ARC) is home to the Albany Cup at Albany racecourse in February.
The Broome Turf Club (BTC) commences racing in late May for around nine weeks of the season, with the exciting Broome Cup Carnival held in August each year at Broome racecourse.
The Bunbury Turf Club (BTC) is one of Western Australia’s major country race clubs, featuring the Bunbury Cup in March at Bunbury racecourse.
The Carnarvon Race Club (CRC) hosts racing from May until September at Carnarvon racecourse, highlighted by the Carnarvon Cup meeting annually in September.
The Esperance Bay Turf Club (EBTC) operates during the summer months from November to March, featuring the Esperance Cup in March.
The Geraldton Turf Club (GTC) hosts racing from October to April and the Geraldton Gold Cup features at Geraldton racecourse in March.
The Kalgoorlie Boulder Racing Club (KBRC) races from April to September at Kalgoorlie racecourse and hosts the Kalgoorlie Cup in September.
The Kununurra Race Club (KRC) is the home of Kununurra Cup Day in August.
The Mount Barker Turf Club (MBRC) races from November to March at Mount Barker racecourse, highlighted by the Mount Barker Cup meeting in March each year.
Narrogin Racing (NR) hosts race meetings from September to July and features the Narrogin Cup in April.
The Northam Race Club (NRC) races from May to December at Northam racecourse and is home to the Northam Stakes in May and Northam Cup in October.
The Pinjarra Race Club (PRC) hosts racing at Pinjarra racecourse and is home to the Pinjarra Cup in March.
The Port Hedland Turf Club (PHRC) races at Port Hedland racecourse and features the Port Headland Cup in August.
Racing Australia (RA) administers and amends the Australian Rules of Racing and the Rules of the Australian Stud Book adhering to world’s best practice standards of integrity and animal welfare.
The Australian racing body oversees all aspects of Government, Industry and Media, building on Australia’s thoroughbred racing interests internationally.
Racing Australia is home to My Horse Racing, Australian Stud Book, Thoroughbred Welfare, Racing Jobs and the Equine Genetics Research Centre.
Racing Australia introduced ‘myhorseracing.horse’ to allow registration forms to be submitted online.
The Australian Stud Book (ASB) records and publishes Thoroughbred pedigrees for Australian born horses. It’s responsible for maintaining accurate records, operating under the Rules of the Australian Stud Book and the Australian Rules of Racing and International Stud Book Rules.
All Australian born thoroughbreds travel unique paths during their life and Racing Australia ensures the highest standards of welfare are maintained before racing, during racing & training, and after retirement.
The Racing Jobs website allows the racing industry to advertise positions free of charge, or via a premium paid service. It promotes, encourages and strengthens employment within the racing industry, assisting both employers and job seekers along the way.
The Racing Australia Equine Genetics Research Centre is located in Scone, New South Wales. It offers DNA testing to verify equine parentage and to identify carriers of mutations and associated diseases.
*Work in progress and more to come in due course.