Nestled in one of the Australia’s most populated tourist locations and only a stone’s throw away from Surfers Paradise it tempts all patrons to engage in any one of the sixty race meetings that are held there every season. The Gold Coast Turf Club has come a long way from its humble beginnings in the mid 1940’s from running on a sand race track to stamping itself as Queenslands busiest racecourse.
Since early 1971, each and every Saturday is race day and is complemented with free courtesy bus travel from Tweed Heads and throughout Surfers Paradise to get you, family and friends to the track for a day out in an exciting and relaxed atmosphere.
Primarily the Gold Coast Races has several prestigious black type races throughout the year including the Magic Millions Carnival in January spanning over 19 days and also the Prime Ministers Cup in May but it also boasts one of Australia’s largest training facilities, accommodating for almost 650 horses.
Being one of the biggest non-capital racing venues the Gold Coast Turf Club is also renowned for its seven day a week functions they have on offer catering for both small and large groups. So for your next social outing whether it is with friends or with the family the Gold Coast Races is the place to go, either a picnic on the lawn or enjoying one of the many functions they have on offer.
With numerous bars, bistros, cafes, restaurants and ample car parking facilities the Gold Coast Races hosts an excellent friendly environment for all to attend. Admission prices are inexpensive but patrons are advised that neat casual dress is required throughout the race course and members need to adhere to the dress standards at all times.