As a VRC Member, you are entitled to reciprocal privileges at selected racecourses and sporting clubs.

  • VRC Members will be admitted to the Members’ Enclosure at Caulfield, Sandown, Mornington and Moonee Valley during selected racedays.

    The Member must pay racecourse admission and present themselves at the hosting club’s Raceday Office with a current Full or Restricted VRC Members’ Card. 

    VRC Members also have the opportunity to introduce guests to the Members’ Enclosure upon appropriate payment.

    For more information, see the Melbourne Racing Club and Moonee Valley Racing Club websites. 

    • Melbourne and Moonee Valley Racing Clubs

      VRC Members will be admitted to the Members’ Enclosure at Caulfield, Sandown, Mornington and Moonee Valley during selected racedays.

      The Member must pay racecourse admission and present themselves at the hosting club’s Raceday Office with a current Full or Restricted VRC Members’ Card. 

      VRC Members also have the opportunity to introduce guests to the Members’ Enclosure upon appropriate payment.

      For more information, see the Melbourne Racing Club and Moonee Valley Racing Club websites. 

  • Melbourne Cricket Club

    VRC Members may purchase visitor tickets to enter the MCC Members Reserve for selected AFL and cricket matches played at the MCG.

    Visitor tickets may only be purchased on match day on presentation of a current Full, Life, Provisional or Restricted VRC Membership Card.

    Members' Enclosure access for Melbourne Cricket Club Members

    Melbourne Cup Carnival offers for Melbourne Cricket Club Members

    Melbourne Cricket Club Members have the opportunity to purchase a Car Site in The Nursery Enclosure on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day and Crown Oaks Day, and experience dining in the Phar Lap Marquee on AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Emirates Melbourne Cup Day and Crown Oaks Day.

    Phar Lap Marquee access for MCC Members

    • Arrangements for MCC Members at Flemington for the 2017/18 Racing Season to be announced.

    Car Site access for MCC Members

    • Arrangements for MCC Members at Flemington for the 2017/18 Racing Season to be announced.
    • Melbourne Cricket Club

      Melbourne Cricket Club

      VRC Members may purchase visitor tickets to enter the MCC Members Reserve for selected AFL and cricket matches played at the MCG.

      Visitor tickets may only be purchased on match day on presentation of a current Full, Life, Provisional or Restricted VRC Membership Card.

      Members' Enclosure access for Melbourne Cricket Club Members

      Melbourne Cup Carnival offers for Melbourne Cricket Club Members

      Melbourne Cricket Club Members have the opportunity to purchase a Car Site in The Nursery Enclosure on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day and Crown Oaks Day, and experience dining in the Phar Lap Marquee on AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Emirates Melbourne Cup Day and Crown Oaks Day.

      Phar Lap Marquee access for MCC Members

      • Arrangements for MCC Members at Flemington for the 2017/18 Racing Season to be announced.

      Car Site access for MCC Members

      • Arrangements for MCC Members at Flemington for the 2017/18 Racing Season to be announced.
  • Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club

    All VRC Members are eligible to:

    • Access to the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club courts and clubhouse dressing facilities, on specified days, up to three times per year*
    • Access to dining during lunch, in the Racquet Club, up to three times per year.^

    For tennis court and dining bookings, VRC Members must contact Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club reception between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday on (03) 9822 3333. 

    Members must report to the reception desk on arrival and present their VRC Membership Card.

    * Tennis courts are available Fridays and Sundays after 3pm (except during the Priceline Pharmacy Classic Kooyong). Places are limited and subject to availability. Visitor fees apply.
    ^ Places are limited and subject to availability.

    Members’ Enclosure access for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Members

      Melbourne Cup Carnival offers for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Members

      Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club members have the opportunity to purchase a Car Site in The Nursery Enclosure on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day and Crown Oaks Day, and experience dining in the Phar Lap Marquee on AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Emirates Melbourne Cup Day and Crown Oaks Day.

      Phar Lap Marquee access for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Members

      • Arrangements for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Members at Flemington for the 2017/18 Racing Season to be announced.

      Car Site access for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Members

      • Arrangements for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Members at Flemington for the 2017/18 Racing Season to be announced.
      • Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club

        Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club

        All VRC Members are eligible to:

        • Access to the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club courts and clubhouse dressing facilities, on specified days, up to three times per year*
        • Access to dining during lunch, in the Racquet Club, up to three times per year.^

        For tennis court and dining bookings, VRC Members must contact Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club reception between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday on (03) 9822 3333. 

        Members must report to the reception desk on arrival and present their VRC Membership Card.

        * Tennis courts are available Fridays and Sundays after 3pm (except during the Priceline Pharmacy Classic Kooyong). Places are limited and subject to availability. Visitor fees apply.
        ^ Places are limited and subject to availability.

        Members’ Enclosure access for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Members

          Melbourne Cup Carnival offers for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Members

          Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club members have the opportunity to purchase a Car Site in The Nursery Enclosure on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day and Crown Oaks Day, and experience dining in the Phar Lap Marquee on AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Emirates Melbourne Cup Day and Crown Oaks Day.

          Phar Lap Marquee access for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Members

          • Arrangements for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Members at Flemington for the 2017/18 Racing Season to be announced.

          Car Site access for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Members

          • Arrangements for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club Members at Flemington for the 2017/18 Racing Season to be announced.

      Provincial/country racemeetings

      VRC Members visiting Victorian provincial/country racemeetings will be issued with a Members’ ticket, upon payment of the admission fee. This excludes Cup Days, the three days of the Warrnambool Cup Carnival and special event days as designated by the clubs.

      Members are advised to contact the relevant club prior to attending.

      VRC Members are eligible to apply for reciprocal arrangements with interstate principal clubs and certain provincial clubs listed below, under the following conditions:

      • VRC Member to pay racecourse admission
      • Member to present current Full Membership Card at the Secretary’s or Raceday Office of the host club
      • interstate clubs may charge for reciprocal Members’ Enclosure tickets at their feature meetings. Visiting Members may purchase up to two tickets for most of these meetings
      • visiting Members’ arrangements for non-feature meetings provide for the Member to sign for a Members’ ticket free of charge, with the option to purchase one additional ticket.

      To establish prices and procedures for gaining access to interstate clubs, it is recommended that you contact the appropriate club directly.

      New South Wales

      Australian Turf Club 
      Australian Turf Club, Sydney
      1300 729 668

      Newcastle Jockey Club
      Newcastle, NSW
      (02) 4961 1573

      Northern Territory

      Alice Springs Turf Club 
      Alice Springs, NT
      (08) 8952 4977

      Darwin Turf Club 
      Darwin, NT
      (08) 8923 4222

      Queensland

      Brisbane Racing Club 
      Brisbane QLD
      (07) 3268 2171

      Gold Coast Turf Club 
      Surfers Paradise QLD
      (07) 5538 1599

      Rockhampton Jockey Club
      Rockhampton QLD
      (07) 4927 1300

      South Australia

      South Australian Jockey Club 
      Adelaide SA
      (08) 8295 0111

      Tasmania

      Tasmanian Racing Club 
      Hobart TAS
      (03) 6272 9492

      Tasmanian Turf Club 
      Launceston TAS
      (03) 6326 1070

      Western Australia

      Perth Racing Club
      Perth WA
      (08) 9277 0777

      • VRC Members are eligible for reciprocal arrangements with the New Zealand clubs listed, under the following conditions:

        • VRC Member to pay racecourse admission
        • VRC Member to present current Full Membership Card at the Secretary’s or Raceday Office of the host club
        • clubs may charge for reciprocal Members’ Enclosure tickets at their feature meetings
        • visiting Members may purchase up to two tickets for these fixtures
        • visiting Members’ arrangements for non-feature meetings require the Member to sign for a Members’ ticket free of charge, with the option to purchase one additional ticket.
        • Conditions of admission

          VRC Members are eligible for reciprocal arrangements with the New Zealand clubs listed, under the following conditions:

          • VRC Member to pay racecourse admission
          • VRC Member to present current Full Membership Card at the Secretary’s or Raceday Office of the host club
          • clubs may charge for reciprocal Members’ Enclosure tickets at their feature meetings
          • visiting Members may purchase up to two tickets for these fixtures
          • visiting Members’ arrangements for non-feature meetings require the Member to sign for a Members’ ticket free of charge, with the option to purchase one additional ticket.
      • Auckland Racing Club
        Auckland
        0011 649 524 4069

        Canterbury Jockey Club 
        Christchurch 
        0011 643 336 0000

        Hawkes Bay Racing
        Hastings*
        0011 646 873 4545

        Otago Racing Club 
        Mosgiel
        0011 643 489 6233

        Waikato Racing Club
        Te Rapa
        0011 647 849 2839

        Wellington Racing Club 
        Trentham
        0011 644 528 9611

        *Please be advised that the Hawkes Bay Racing Club does not reciprocate for certain feature meetings; contact Hawkes Bay for further information.

      The VRC is proud of Flemington's international reputation and acknowledges our Members' interest in attending other world-renowned racedays on the international racing calendar.

      The Club has established relationships with some of the most prestigious racing clubs in the world, and our Members may be eligible for reciprocal arrangements with selected clubs.

      Racing clubs in the International Alliance

      The International Alliance aims to strengthen relationships with international racing leaders and offers a means of exchanging the world’s best practices, and includes the following:

      Reciprocal privileges with international clubs
      VRC Members however are reminded that these arrangements have been established as a goodwill gesture between the clubs concerned and provide for a courteous extension of Members’ privileges on the occasions of intermittent, bona fide visits only.

      To make arrangements to attend any of the aforementioned racecourses, contact Customer Service on 1300727 575.

       

      Application process

      Applications for reciprocal arrangements need to be made in writing at least 10 working days in advance to:

      VRC Membership Department 
      448 Epsom Road
      Flemington VIC 3031
      Fax: (03) 8378 0661 
      Email VRC Membership Department 

      When applying to the VRC, please state race club, country, travel dates, racemeetings, name of any guest(s) attending and accommodation details if available.

      Contact will be made on your behalf to confirm reciprocal arrangements, costs and dress standards. Members will be notified via email or telephone.

      We recommend that Members make contact with the international club prior to the raceday to confirm arrangements. Members are generally required to pay racecourse admission fees, and then proceed to the oncourse enquiry office to arrange privileges by presenting a current Full VRC Membership Card and/or introductory letter. 

      Certain clubs prefer to deliver passes to your hotel or accommodation.

      Please note that most clubs, during their carnival period or feature racedays, enforce special conditions of entry and privileges offered to visiting Members.

      Please ensure you make contact with the VRC well in advance to arrange reciprocal privileges. 

      For more information, phone the Customer Service Centre on 1300 727 575 or email customerservice@vrc.net.au