First Race: 11:45am • Last Race: 4:32pm
Country Race Day at Flemington is an exciting nine-race program featuring a thrilling lineup of winter race series heats. The day will feature The David Bourke over a mile, while the Listed A.R. Creswick Stakes for three-year-old sprinters will provide a riveting highlight to the program.
Whilst we can’t welcome spectators on course, you can follow all the action live from the track via our broadcast partners: Racing.com, RSN and TAB. And for our VRC members we have plenty in store to help you celebrate the day, wherever you may be. See below!
This race meeting will be conducted without spectators. For the latest update regarding the new lockdown restrictions on this weekend’s race day, please click here.
Put your knowledge to the test in our race day trivia competition on the VRC Members Facebook group for your chance to win some amazing prizes!
Follow tipster Nick Quinn as he provides live previews and tips throughout the day.
Members can win a share of some great prizes, simply by snapping a picture of how you’re spending your Country Race Day at home and sharing it on Instagram!
Jack Turnbull, Assistant Trainer to Mike Moroney at Ballymore Stables, started his racing career in the country. Learn about his journey from Mornington to Wagga Wagga, to Kingsclere and Newmarket in the UK, before finding a home at Flemington.
Country race meets are a vital and vibrant part of the industry. Victoria has 67 country racing clubs and together they run 450 races each year. We explore the significance of country racing for jockeys, racegoers and local communities.
VRC Life Member Jack Styring’s voice is a familiar one for many racing fans, and his colourful calls delighted racegoers attending the Australia Day and New Year’s Day race meetings at Hanging Rock. Learn more about Styring’s contribution to racing and, in particular, the country tracks.
From the most successful jockey in Australian racing history to a VRC Life Member holding a place in the Guinness Book of Records, here are some facts you may not know about country racing!