Bairnsdale Racing Club

Bairnsdale(03) 5152 4057



Bairnsdale Racing Club

The Bairnsdale Racing Club was established 153 years ago in 1862 and is located within East Gippsland which is well renowned for its beautiful coastline, extensive lakes and river system and it's famous high country which are all on the door step of the Bairnsdale Racing Club. So when heading to a race meeting at the Bairnsdale Racing Club, why take the opportunity to stay in East Gippsland for a day or two and enjoy some of what the region has to offer.

The Bairnsdale Racing Club is a thoroughbred  training and racing venue and has been allocated eight race meetings for the 2015/16 racing season with the Patties Food Bairnsdale Cup on Sunday 4th October 2015 and the Dahlsens Mitre 10 Melbourne Cup Day Races on Tuesday 3rd November being the Club's Marquee Event Days.

The Club also manages its own function centre which is an ideal venue for engagements, parties, weddings, birthday parties, wakes, conferences and like events. For more information on our function centre call us on 03 5152 4057.



Get your heart racing - become a member of the Bairnsdale Racing Club today.

Member Benefits

Admission to all Bairnsdale race meetings

Access to the Members' Room

Access to the Memebrs Carpark

Discounts on beverages, merchandise and hospitaility packages

Quarterly newsletters

Members Prize Draws on Race Day

Special offers from time to time

Membership Options

Corporate Membership: $160  (single membership and three annual guest passes)

Adult Membership: $45

Adult Membership with an annual Guest Pass: $80

Seniors Single Membership: $35 (age 60+ proof of age required)

Seniors Membership with annual Guest Pass: $65 (age 60+ proof of age required)

Fillies & Colts Membership Single: $35  (age 18 to 25 proof of age required)

Fillies & Colts Membership with annual Guest Pass: $65

To become a member today call or e-mail the Club on 03 5152 4057 or or go to 

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124 Forge Creek Road, Bairnsdale, Victoria, 3875


280 kilometres (approx 3 hours) East of Melbourne


The race clubs operates a free bus service around the local region for most race meetings please contact the club for specific details.
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From Melbourne travel east on the Monash Freeway, then the Princes Freeway / Princes Highway. Just before the Bairnsdale Town Centre (before crossing the rail lines) turn right into Racecourse Road off the Princes Highway and the racecourse is 2km up the road. Alternatively head south at the Hospital roundabout and the racecourse is 2km from the roundabout.
V/Line operates train services between Melbourne and Bairndale three times a week. The station is around 4km from the race track.
A Taxi is readily available at the train station.   For information and timetables go to




Whether you have a day, a weekend, a month or a lifetime, there are so many reasons to visit this magical corner of Victoria. Steeped in indigenous and first settler history and still retaining 80% of its original vegetation, the region appeals to both the adventure-seeker and those wishing to be pampered. With an array of fresh produce and an emerging cool climate wine industry, the region also has gastronomic appeal.

Spend a day on the ski slopes, trek through pristine coastal wilderness or lose yourself in the calm inlets of the Gippsland Lakes by day, before snuggling up in one of the region’s many quality accommodation options. For the really adventurous, the region allows you to fit surfing and snow skiing into a single day’s itinerary!

The rugged beauty of the high country and coastal areas is constantly changing over the seasons. swimming, fishing, sailing and other recreational water sports are year-round pastimes for locals and visitors alike.

Indigenous artists and local artists working from their home-based studios showcase stunning ceramic sculptures, magnificent gold and silver work, plus a wonderful array paintings and contemporary art. There is plenty to attract lovers of art and culture to the region.


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Address:  Racecourse Road Bairnsdale, Vic, 3875

Phone:  03 5152 4057

Fax: 03 5153 1252