Belmont Park Racecourse

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Belmont Park Racecourse

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The Belmont racecourse is located in Perth, Australia. The racecourse has a 1699 meter circumference and a 333 meter final straight. The racecourse, unlike many other racecourses, is enclosed; it is known as the Perth winter racecourse. The race course is owned by Perth racing. The racecourse held its first race in 1910.

Races held in the racecourse

There are four major races that are held in the racecourse every year. They include;

  • Roma cup; this falls under the Perth Racing group 3 horse race. The horses also run under the weight for age conditions. The race is held during the months of May and June every year. The horses usually race over a 1200 meter distance.
  • Strickland Stakes; it falls under group 3 and it runs under the weight for age conditions. The distance of the race is 2000 meters for horses that are three years old and above. Initially the race was held in the month of December, but was later changed to November every year in the year 1998. From 2002 however, the race was rescheduled to be held in June every year
  • Belmont Sprint; this race falls under the group 3 horse race. The race attracts horses that are two years old and they run over a distance of 1400 meters. The race is held annually during the month of June every year.
  • Hyperion Stakes; in this race the horses run over a distance of 1600 meters. The race falls under the group 3 horse race. The race is held during the month of June every year.

Grp Race Name Age Sex Weight Distance Date
3 Roma Cup Open Open wfa 1200 May/June
3 Belmont Sprint 3yo+ Open hcp 1400 June
3 Hyperion Stakes 3yo+ Open wfa 1600 June
3 Strickland Stakes 3yo+ Open wfa 2000 June

Distance Record Time Date Horse
1000m 0:56.140 09/10/2010 Waratah’s Secret
1200m 1:09.460 10/06/2009 Foxy Boy
1300m 1:15.710 27/09/1986 Brava Mento
1400m 1:21.130 12/09/1987 Western Pago
1600m 1:34.910 12/10/1991 Laudanum
1650m 1:38.290 29/09/1990 Palace Guest
1700m 1:42.020 07/06/2006 Accept the Rose
2000m 2:01.470 26/09/2009 Friar’s Touch
2100m 2:07.490 16/09/1989 Belele
2200m 2:13.910 06/10/2010 Test the Angels
2400m 2:26.970 12/10/1991 Special Reign