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Moonee Valley Racecourse


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The Moonee Valley Racecourse (also referred to as The Valley), is the historic home of one of Australia's most prestigious horse races, the W.S. Cox Plate. It's considered one of Melbourne's most appealing spectator racecourse, offering an exciting, up-close and personal entertainment experience like no other. Established in 1883, Moonee Valley has enjoyed a rich and vibrant history of thoroughbred horse racing at its unique amphitheatre track and was the first Australian metropolitan track to conduct night racing.

Moonee Valley Racing Club is committed to maintaining high standards of excellence in racing and customer service. Each race meeting offers premium racing, entertainment and enjoyment throughout the year and during the Spring Racing Carnival. Our aim is to engage and excite our members and visitors about day and night racing at Moonee Valley. The record attendance at the Valley is 50,670 for the 1960 Cox Plate while the largest attendance for a night meeting is 32,342 on opening night in 1998.

There is a masterplan to completely redevelop The Valley to transform it into a world-class multi-sport venue and the world’s best night racing venue. It'll feature a spectacular new grandstand, re-oriented racetrack and redeveloped infield activated for community and major event use. Some of the existing land will be developed to help fund the project.

Location: Melbourne, Victoria Address:
Capacity: 40,000 Seats:
Record Crowd: Highest Crowd since 1/1/2003: 34,561 - 27/10/07: 2007 Cox Plate
Lights: Yes Arena Roof: No
Video Screen: Yes Arena Dimensions:
Built: 1883 Redeveloped:
Former/Other Names: The Valley Ticketing:
Sports Played: Horse Racing Home Teams:
Annual Events: Cox Plate Historic Events:
Last Event: 28/10/17: 2017 Cox Plate Next Event: 26/10/18: 2018 Manikato Stakes
Directions: Transport:
From the Melbourne CBD, follow Citylink north and exit at Moreland Rd, then turn left into Pascoe Vale Rd and left into Wilson Street. Refer to Melways map reference 28 K5. Train: Craigieburn line from Flinders Street Station, stops at Moonee Ponds Station. MVRC is a 10 minute walk down Puckle Street. Tram: No. 59 tram from Elizabeth Street arrives directly at Moonee Ponds junction. MVRC main entrance is a 200m walk. A taxi rank is located on McPherson Street, Moonee Ponds.
Parking: Accommodation:
There is ample parking in the centre of the racetrack. Access is via Dean St (Gate No. 6) or Wilson St (Gate No.7). View & book nearby accommodation at the lowest price >
 
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