RACING READS

Read a preview of the races heading into each Flemington race day.


Stars set to sizzle on Sofitel Girls’ Day In

Celebrate the return of Group 1 racing at Flemington Racecourse with Sofitel Girls’ Day In this Saturday 11 September. The stars of the turf are set to clash in the $1 million Group 1 PFD Food Services Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) while the undercard features top-class racing right across the day.  

Star-studded lineup for Flemington season opener

There will be plenty of star quality on display as the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) kicks off the 2021-22 season with VRC Season Premiere Race Day this Saturday 7 August. 

Spectacular season draws to a close at Flemington

The extraordinary 2020-2021 racing season will conclude on Saturday with Season Finale Race Day featuring the Flemington Cup 1849. 

17 July 2021

Flemington set for grand finale as Kah chases history

Winter racing at Headquarters reaches its crescendo on Flemington Finals Day this Saturday 3 July, with the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) set to welcome back crowds for the first time since May to potentially witness jockey Jamie Kah make history at Flemington. 

01 July 2021

A.R. Creswick Stakes to highlight Country Race Day

Country racing participants, owners and members will be celebrated at Flemington Racecourse on Country Race Day this Saturday 19 June, with the day to be run behind closed doors in line with ongoing capacity limits. 

17 June 2021

Flemington Finals Series kick into gear this Saturday

VRC Members Race Day this Saturday 5 June will be run behind closed doors in line with current health advice but will feature plenty of action on the track, as well as celebrating long-standing VRC members via race names and in the digital race book.

3 June 2021

National Jockeys Trust Race Day to celebrate the riders

The skill and courage of jockeys will be recognised by the VRC at National Jockeys Trust Race Day, this Saturday at Flemington Racecourse. 

19 May 2021

Quality field to vie for Cup golden ticket

This Saturday will see a quality field of stayers vie for a guaranteed start in the 2021 Lexus Melbourne Cup in Listed race The Andrew Ramsden (2800m) at Flemington.

13 May 2021

Young stayers to contend VRC St Leger

This year marks 60 years of racing conducted on ANZAC Day at Flemington Racecourse.

22 April 2021

Super Racing in store at Flemington this Saturday

The pinnacle of Flemington’s Racing Spectacular, Super Saturday is set to feature two of the Club’s oldest Group 1s that are sure to thrill racegoers of all ages.

4 March 2021

Expectations are high for Australian Guineas Day

The $1 million Group 1 Kennedy Australian Guineas promises to be one for the ages, with a full field of the best three-year-old milers all attempting to write their names in the record books.

25 February 2021