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Caulfield Racecourse

Caulfield Racecourse is one of Melbourne, Australia's best-known horse-racing tracks. Commonly known as "The Heath", it is located 8 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD, on the boundary of Caulfield and Caulfield East in Melbourne's south eastern suburbs. It is home to the Melbourne Racing Club.

The track has a triangular shaped layout, comprising three straights, 30 metres wide, with a total circumference of 2080 metres and a finishing straight of 367 metres. All turns have a 4% to 6 % banking. Racing takes place in an anti-clockwise direction. The totally glassed in Rupert Clarke stand provides an uninterrupted view of the racecourse.

Notable Races

Race Name Age Sex Weight Distance Date
Blue Diamond Stakes 2YO Open sw 1200 February
C F Orr Stakes Open Open wfa 1400 February
Caulfield Cup Open Open hcp 2400 October
Caulfield Guineas 3YO Open sw 1600 October
Caulfield Stakes/Yalumba Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 2000 October
Futurity Stakes Open Open wfa 1400 February
Invitation Stakes/Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Open Open hcp 1400 September
Oakleigh Plate Open Open hcp 1100 February
The Thousand Guineas 3YO Fillies sw 1600 October
Toorak Handicap Open Open hcp 1600 October
Underwood Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 1800 September