We are delighted to share that spectators can move freely around the course which means visitation to the Horse Stalls area is now permitted should owners wish to see their horse and or liaise with the stable connections.

Mounting Yard

The Victoria Racing Club can now welcome four (4) owners per horse inside the Mounting Yard, as nominated by the managing owner for the race in which their horse competes.

Managing owner to collect four (maximum) gold mounting yard passes from the race day office. If not attending please contact owner@vrc.net.au to nominate owner to collect.

Please note Member Dress Regulations apply in the Mounting Yard.

Owners & Trainers Lounge

Owners can enjoy complimentary hospitality in the Owners & Trainers Lounge exclusively for their race in which their horse competes and watch their horse in the Mounting Yard from the alfresco area.  Access is for 100 owners per race with pre-registered ticketing and is from your scheduled race time until 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time of the following race.

The Owners & Trainers Lounge provides complimentary beverages, including sparkling wine, beer, wine, basic spirits and soft drinks along with a selection of hot and cold finger food, together with tote facilities and screens to view your race and comfortably review the replay of your race whilst enjoying refreshments. Drinks can be de-cantered and taken to the tables of the Al fresco Area.

Bar service will close 10 minutes prior to the following race and all patrons will be asked to leave the Lounge at this time to allow staff to clean, sanitise and prepare the Lounge for the following race. 

Pre-registration is essential thus please refer to nomination form in link below.

Please note Member Dress Regulations now apply in the Owners & Trainers Lounge along with Al fresco Area. 

Winners Bar

The connections of the winning horse will be invited to the Winners Bar to celebrate their triumph (provided we can comply with capacity regulations) with a trophy presentation and watch the replay of their victory with complimentary beverages and selection of hot and cold finger food.

Only winning owners with pre-registered ticketing and complying the Member Dress Regulations can gain access to the Winners Bar.

Pre-Registration/Nomination Form

Pre-registration/nomination for Andrew Ramsden Race Day will open post Acceptances Wednesday the 12 of May 2021. 

Owners will be notified of their registration outcome via email before midday Friday 14 of May 2021 and if successful are to collect special access passes (Owner & Trainers Lounge/Al Fresco Areas require special access pass to enter) from the Raceday Ticketing Office on the race day.

Owner Ticketing

Owners who require ticketing can pre-register for themselves and up to 2 guests for an Unreserved Members Enclosure ticket that allows you to move freely in all unreserved spaces without having to have a pre booked seat. 

The unreserved spaces include ground floor venues and seating decks of the Club Stand, G.H. Mumm Champagne Bar, Bluegrass Bar, The Roof Garden and designated unreserved areas in The Forum, Champagne Terrace, Atrium (Trackside and Flat)  Atrium & unreserved areas within The View of the Members Stand.

Member Dress Regulations apply with this owner ticketing and should an owner/owner guest not comply, this ticketing can be revoked on the race day.

Access is also permitted in the General Admission areas including the Front Lawn, Saintly Place and Hill Stand Level 1.  

All access areas are detailed here.

Owner Entry Points

  • Members' Main Entrance (left of Phar Lap statue)
    This is the best entry point for Owners with a runner on the day as the Raceday and Ticketing Office is located inside the Main Entrance on the right
  • Flemington Train Station (Platform 1)
  • The Hill Gate (off Leonard Crescent)

Horse Stalls Viewing

Owners can visit the Horse Stalls and Pre Parade Ring and or liaise with the stable connections.

The Horse Stalls Directory can be found at the entrance points of the Horse Stalls and also in the racebook.

A friendly reminder that Member Dress Regulations apply to access and experience all Owner Privileges on Andrew Ramsden Race Day.




For more information on Owner, Trainer and Jockey entitlements please email owner@vrc.net.au or contact:

Owners Department (03) 8378 0863
Jo O'Shaughnessy on (03) 8378 0627