The Festival of Racing is set to be full of excitement, showcasing the season's best thoroughbred racing at Victoria’s most iconic racecourses from February 9 to March 23. Nine Group 1 races are set to run kicking off with the first Group 1 of the year on Caulfield’s Family Day, the C.F Orr Stakes.
Caulfield’s Family Day will start off the Festival with a bang. The Bondi Sands Beach Club will be in full swing and it tipped to be the hottest place to be this Summer. For foodies, you will have the opportunity to dine on French cuisine with the Guest Chef Series kicking off with Phillippe Mouchel. The kids won’t be forgotten with plenty of great kid’s activities on the front lawn.
There is plenty to see and do at this year's Festival of Racing.
Group 1 Racing returns in 2019 during the Festival of Racing. 6 weeks of great racing, food and entertainment for everyone.
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From a Garden Party on Super Saturday at Flemington to the Veuve Cliquot Lawn at Caulfield. The options are endless for foodie lovers
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It's not only the adults that get to have fun. There are kids activities on every raceday during the festival with the stand out being Caulfield Family Day and Australian Guineas Day at Flemington.
There are 13 Country Cups race meetings across the festival giving plenty of opportunities to visit another region of Victoria to enjoy great racing in a relaxed setting.
The Valley, Pakenham and Cranbourne host night races very week of the festival. Can't make it to the track on the weekend? Head to a night racing meeting to experience something different.
Pack a picnic, or even a full esky at BYO picnic venues and enjoy racing at its most relaxed during the Festival of Racing.
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