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Moonee Valley Racecourse

Moonee Valley Racecourse is one of Melbourne’s premier race tracks that hosts many of Australia’s famous horse races. One of the most notable horse race hosted here is the Cox Plate.

Moonee Valley is nestled within the city’s periphery and is just 6kms from the Melbourne CBD.

Moonee Valley Racecourse Map, Address & Parking

Moonee Valley Racecourse features a roughly rectangular track with a circumference of 1,805 metres. Racing events at this club take place in a counter-clockwise direction which is commonplace in Victorian racing.

In total, this racing event venue features 12 function rooms, which can cater more than 1,000 guests at a time. Visitors can come here to watch many famous racing events or can come past to watch some of the best horses in Australia train.

Moonee Valley Racecourse also caters to harness racing and outside the turf track, you’ll find a 965m track maintained exclusively for harness racing.

The racecourse of Moonee Valley is also a proud host of many notable events, with the main event held at Moonee Valley every year is the Cox Plate. This nationally acclaimed event was first hosted here in 1922 and year after year, has attracted spectators from all across the country.

Visitors looking for public transport from the city out to Moonee Valley can catch a train from the CBD to Moonee Ponds railway station, as the course is just a ten-minute walk from the railway station. Alternatively, you can catch a tram that runs all the way up Mount Alexander Road.

Gate 1, McPherson Street
Moonee Ponds, VIC

Opening Hours
Open during business hours Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm

Other days and times are dependent on the event

Phone Number
03 9373 2222

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