Country racing plays a prominent role in the heart and soul of Victoria. When you hear the thundering hoofs of the thoroughbred meet the fresh country turf, racing truly comes alive.
A registered company pursuant to the Corporations Act comprising of a Board of 10 Directors, Country Racing Victoria represents 54 professional clubs ranging from large clubs in the outer metropolitan areas of Melbourne such as Ballarat, Cranbourne and Bendigo to small clubs in rural areas such as Edenhope, Manangatang and Towong.
Country Racing Victoria Ltd. resumed the responsibility for the management of Picnic Racing on the 1st August 2005. There are 14 picnic race clubs conducting 34 meetings in the period November to mid-April. Picnic meetings are conducted regularly at venues such as Healesville and Woolamai, as well as unique annual meetings in regions such as the high country over the long weekend of March, at Omeo and Tambo Valley at Swifts Creek on Easter Sunday.
To be a leader in the entertainment industry by delivering the best country racing in the world.
To grow Victorian country racing by generating a profitable and sustainable business through the delivery of a `great day out' to customers and maximising returns to partiicipants.