OWNER PRIVILEGES for FLEMINGTON RACING SPECTACULAR comprising Australian Guineas Day on 27 February 2021 and Super Saturday on 6 March 2021.

This is a small but important step towards COVID-normal race days, and we are so excited to start hosting owners back in the Owners Trainers Lounge. We look forward to progressively expanding owners’ access as restrictions continue to ease.

Mounting Yard

The Victoria Racing Club is delighted to welcome owners back to the Mounting Yard following the removal of the racing participant bubble, with two (2) owners per horse, as nominated by the managing owner, permitted inside the Mounting Yard for the race in which their horse competes.

Managing owner to collect two (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 now apply in the Mounting Yard.

Owners & Trainers Lounge

Owners can once again 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 Mumm Champagne, 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 seating area 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.

With masks still mandatory indoors, you will be required to wear in the Owners & Trainers Lounge apart from when you are eating or drinking.

Winners Bar

We are delighted to re-open the Winners Bar for the connections of the winning horse to celebrate their triumph (provided we can comply with capacity regulations).  

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

With masks still mandatory indoors, you will be required to wear in Winners Bar apart from when you are eating or drinking.

Pre-Registration/Nomination Form

Pre-registration/nomination for Australian Guineas Day has now closed. 

Owners will be notified of their registration outcome via email before midday Friday and if successful are to collect lanyards (Owner & Trainers Lounge/Al Fresco Areas require lanyard to enter) from the Raceday Ticketing Office from 10:50am Saturday.

Owner Ticketing

Owners who require ticketing can pre-register with one (1) guest for a Unreserved flexible Members Enclosure ticket that allows access to The Club Stand ground floor venues and seating decks, Bluegrass Bar, unreserved Members Lawn along with Parade Deck, Hill Stand Level 1, Pano Pub and Sky Lounge as detailed here.

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. 

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 view the Horse Stalls and Pre Parade Ring from the Parade Deck (member ticketing is required and the Zone 1 Member Enclosure ticket provides this access.)

A friendly reminder that Member Dress Regulations apply to access and experience all Owner Privileges over the Flemington Racing Spectacular race days this February and March.



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