Randwick racecourse

Randwick racecourse

Randwick racecourse

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Randwick racecourse is located in Sydney, Australia. This racecourse is run and operated by the Australian Turf Club. The racecourse was opened in 1833. The racecourse is known for hosting various races throughout the year. However, other events like concerts are held in the racecourse.

Races held in the racecourses

There are many horse races that are held in the racecourse with many of those races being held during the month of April. The races include but are not limited to;

  • Australian Derby; this is a race that is ranked in the group 1 horse race. The race is open to horses that are three years and above. It is usually held during the month of April every year. The horses involved in the races usually compete through a 2400 meter distance. The race was inaugurated in the 1861 and it was known as the AJC Randwick racecourse. The name was later changed to Australian Derby in 1865.
  • Australian Oaks; this is a group 1 horse race. The race is opened to the three years old and is held during the months of April every year. The name of the race has changed three times. When the race started it was known as the AJC Oaks. The name was later changed to Adrian Knox Oaks Stakes which was a name they used up to 1956. In 1994 the name later changed to AJC Australian Oaks.
  • Queen Elizabeth Stakes; this is a group 1 horse race that is open to horses that are three years old and above. The race runs over a 2400 meters distance. It is an annual event and is usually held during the months of April.
  • Other races that held in the racecourse include; All aged stakes, AJC sires produce stakes, champagne stakes, flight stakes just to mention a few.

Grp Race Name Age Sex Weight Distance Date
1 Australian Derby 3YO Open sw 2400 April
1 AJC Oaks 3YO Fillies sw 2400 April
1 AJC Queen Elizabeth Stakes Open Open wfa 2000 April
1 AJC Sires Produce Stakes 2YO Open sw 1400 April
1 All Aged Stakes Open Open wfa 1400 April
1 Champagne Stakes 2YO Open sw 1600 April
1 Doncaster Handicap Open Open hcp 1600 April
1 Epsom Handicap Open Open hcp 1600 October
1 Flight Stakes 3YO Fillies sw 1600 October
1 George Main Stakes Open Open wfa 1600 September
1 Queen Of The Turf Stakes 3YO+ F&M qlty 1600 April
1 Randwick Guineas 3YO Open sw 1600 March
1 Spring Champion Stakes 3YO Open sw 2000 October
1 Sydney Cup Open Open hcp 3200 April
1 T J Smith Stakes Open Open wfa 1200 April
1 AJC Metropolitan Handicap Open Open hcp 2400 October
2 AJC Chairmans Handicap Open Open hcp 2600 April
2 Breeders’ Classic 4YO+ Mares sw+p 1200 February
2 Chelmsford Stakes Open Open wfa 1600 September

Distance Record Time Date Horse
1000m 0:55.920 13/03/2010 De Lightning Ridge
1100m 1:01.960 20/10/2012 Famous Seamus
1200m 1:08.150 07/09/2013 That’s a Good Idea
1300m 1:15.540 07/03/2009 Judged
1400m 1:21.030 05/09/2009 More Than Great
1550m 1:33.940 26/06/2002 Iron Cross
1600m 1:33.130 18/12/2004 Ike’s Dream
1800m 1:48.500 05/10/1981 Jumpin’ Pin
2000m 2:00.430 03/10/1998 Dignity Dancer
2400m 2:26.360 26/12/2010 Spechenka
2600m 2:40.800 05/10/1987 Balciano
3200m 3:19.000 23/04/1973 Apollo Eleven