An update from the Victoria Racing Club on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Current as at 20 January 2021.
The global COVID-19 pandemic is a very confronting and unprecedented situation that has impacted everyone. Our thoughts remain with every person affected by COVID-19 and the VRC is determined to do its part by taking decisive action to help minimise the spread of the virus and its effect on the community.
This page will serve as an information hub for VRC members and our community, which we’ll update regularly as new information relevant to members, partners, industry participants and the wider public comes to hand, as well as updates on Flemington events. If you require specific information, please contact our Customer Service team by emailing email@example.com.
IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE
Anyone who has been in a Victorian Government designated red zone in the past 14 days must not attend Flemington Racecourse. Please stay at home, get tested and isolate at home per the Victorian Government requirements.
Q. What measures has the VRC implemented in relation to COVID-19 and physical distancing?
Q. Is Flemington Racecourse completely closed to the public?
Sunday - Wednesday 11.00pm
Thursday - Saturday 1.00am
(Flemington Horse Training Facility
essential staff and service providers only)
Q. What about scheduled race meetings? Are they continuing?
Flemington is proud to be running a COVIDSafe venue to ensure the safety and comfort of all our members and staff. All patrons must comply with the following COVIDSafe requirements.
Q. When will renewals open for the 20/21 racing season?
Q. Given we have missed much of the season, what does this mean for my membership?
Below is a recap of these changes:
Q. Will you be providing a refund on my membership now given that we weren’t able to attend MCC?
Q. What is the VRC doing to be able to continue operating during this time?
Q. Who is classified as essential staff?
Q. Can owners with horses trained at Flemington visit the stable?
Q. Is Cirque du Soleil’s KURIOS still going ahead?
Q. I have a function booked at Flemington, will it be affected?
Further information on the status of upcoming events is on our Events page.
28 October, 2020
25 October, 2020
20 October, 2020
17 April, 2020
27 March, 2020
17 March, 2020